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Omoyele Sowore
15 Dec 2018
Supporters of Omoyele Sowore, the presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, on Friday staged a protest at the Abuja Transcorp Hilton Hotel venue of the vice presidential debate against his exclusion. Mr Jude Eya spokesperson of the protesters, known as “Take it Back Movement” told newsmen that all they wanted was for Sowore to…
21 Nov 2018
Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) presidential candidate, Fela Durotoye, has picked Hajia Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya a lawyer by profession as his running mate for the 2019 general election. “I’m incredibly proud to unveil my running mate, & with your support & God’s Grace, the next Vice President of Nigeria, Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya," Durotoye said on Wednesday. “She…
13 Oct 2018
A faction of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has returned to the fold after leaving the party, following the fallout of its presidential primary that produced Fela Durotoye as the flag-bearer for next year’s general elections. The faction, consisting of state chairmen from Gombe, Zamfara, Jigawa, Taraba, Kaduna, Yobe and others, reached an accord…
5 Oct 2018
The national chairman of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Emmanuel Dania, has said that Fela Durotoye was duly elected at the party’s presidential primary held last week and remains the only recognised presidential candidate of the party for the 2019 poll. This comes on the heels of the reported withdrawal of frontline presidential aspirant of…
1 Oct 2018
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) has dismissed as dubious the national convention of the party held in Abuja on September 29 to elect the party’s presidential candidate. The party said after a meeting at the Bon Hotel Stratton that the convention for the election of a presidential candidate…
6 Sep 2018
A former presidential aspirant under the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Dr. Elishama Ideh, yesterday insisted that she was still in the race. This is coming in spite of the decision of Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT), which produced Fela Durotoye as the party’s consensus candidate. Ideh, who disclosed this at a media briefing in…
23 Aug 2018
In this interview, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim who was at some time the Deputy Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but now a chieftain and presidential hopeful of the Alliance for New Nigeria...
22 Aug 2018
ANN charges Nigerians on new order The Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, Rt. Rev. Humphrey Bamisebi Olumakaiye, has stressed the need for Nigerians to live together in peace and harmony irrespective of their religious and ethnic differences. Fielding questions from journalists during a visit to the Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins yesterday,…
12 Jul 2018
Presidential aspirants on the opposition Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), Dr. Elishama Rosemary Ideh, yesterday, faulted on-going plans by the Federal Government to provide ranches for herders in the country. Elishama, who spoke during the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja, wondered why government should opt to dedicate taxpayers’ monies in the provision…
12 Jul 2018
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) and the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) have disowned the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP). ADP’s national chairman, Yabagi Sani, told reporters yesterday in Abuja that the coalition, anchored by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was a deceit. Acknowledging that he was at the parley where the mega party…
22 Jun 2018
The Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM) led by former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) and Dr Abduljalil Tafawa Balewa, says its coalition with Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), is sure to dethrone the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from government come 2019.
26 Jan 2018
One of the newly-registered political parties that hope to provide an alternative to both the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), has said the controversial statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo urging President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek reelection, is a vindication of its…


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