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Buhari’s ministers, lawmakers to get N9bn housing, furniture allowance

President elect,Muhammadu-Buhari Senators and members of the House of Representatives that will constitute the 8th National Assembly and ministers to be appointed by President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will on assumption of office receive welcome perks amounting to N9bn. The perks of office include the housing allowance which each of the incoming office holder is entitled to receive once a ...

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PDP Wins 25 Assembly Seats in Ekiti as INEC Orders Fresh Elections in Ilejemeje

LP, APC reject results, head for tribunal Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has cleared all the 25 out of the 26 seats in the state House of Assembly officially declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The results of the Ilejemeje constituency was cancelled due to pervasive violence in the area ...

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State Polls: PDP Hopeful of Winning More States

  Warns underage voters, hoodlums to steer clear of polling booths Chuks Okocha in Abuja
 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday said  it was poised to win more states on Saturday despite the fallout of the presidential election, especially as its governorship and House of Assembly candidates are very popular and widely accepted in their respective states and constituencies. The ...

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APC National Chairman Chairman John Oyegun, Vice Presidential Candidate Prof. Yomi Osinbajo and APC Presidential Candidate Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian Politics: Same Old Wine In A New Bottle By Osayimwen Osahon George

        A careful research on the members of both dominant parties namely PDP and APC will generate the conclusion that the same people who have plotted the graph of backwardness of the country have only come under a new name to foster their nefarious acts. It’s still the same old story of the PDP being tagged as ...

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Bola Tinubu ‘Oba of Lagos not our spokesperson,’ APC leader says

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC),Bola Tinubu has said that the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akioluhas no authority to speak for the party. Tinubu stated this in light of recent anti-Igbo comments made by the monarch which attracted controversy nationwide. The APC leader also stated that he was the first Yoruba governor to ever appoint an Igbo ...

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Buhari’s victory, lesson for youths — Group

Ndigbo-Lagos has hailed the doggedness of the President-elect and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, General Muhammadu Buhari, for winning the presidential election on his fourth attempt. The apex body of South-East states’ town-unions and other Igbo socio-cultural associations in Lagos State said Buhari’s case was a lesson for Nigerian youths. In a statement jointly signed by its President-General, Prof. ...

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What Jonathan told Buhari on phone

A recording of the telephone call by President Goodluck Jonathan to Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on March 31, congratulating him on his victory at the last Saturday’s presidential election hit the Internet on Thursday. The recording revealed what transpired between the two leaders. President Jonathan had reportedly called Buhari hours before the official declaration of the presidential election results ...

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Buhari, Atiku, Ademowo felicitate with Nigerians at Easter

President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, and the Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, Most Revd. Dr. Ephraim Ademowo, have called on all Nigerians to embrace peace in Easter and celebrate the nation’s rebirth as they commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Buhari, Atiku and Ademowo stated this in their separate Easter messages to Nigerians and the Christians, on ...

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APC: Fayose’s Congratulatory Message Belated

    Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  in Ekiti State on Wednesday lashed out at the Governor Ayodele Fayose for congratulating Major Gen Muhammadu Buhari  on his victory in the presidential election held last weekend, as scores of jubilant APC members took to the streets of Ado-Ekiti in celebration. The celebrants, among whom were students, commercial motorcycle riders ...

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Ondo Deputy Governor Leaves PDP for APC

State govt expresses surprise at defection James Sowole in Akure Less than 48 hours to the presidential election, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Ali Olanusi, wednesday decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the rival All Progressives Congress (APC). Olanusi, 73, announced his defection in a three-paragraph statement he personally signed. The announcement of the deputy governor’s ...

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  New political goods being shared by campaigners.. 950 total views, no views today

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APC Presidential Council Sues Fayose, Others for Defamation

    Demands N50bn in damages Tobi Soniyi in Abuja The Legal Directorate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council has dragged the Ekiti State Government before a Federal High Court in Abuja over advertisements by the state Governor, Ayodele Fayose wherein he alluded that the party’s presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), will die in office. The ...

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Court Removes Legal Hurdles against Buhari’s Participation in Saturday’s Polls

  A  Federal High Court in Abuja has finally cleared the hurdles for the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC, General Muhammadu Buhari to participate in the Saturday Presidential Polls. The court has finally adjourned further hearing  in the suit seeking to disqualify Buhari till April 22 and 23. This adjournment has finally laid to rest the speculation ...

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Jonathan vs Buhari: How They stand In Nigeria’s 36 States And The Federal Capital Territory

    As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting finishing touches to their strategies, the actual contest, political watchers have submitted, is between the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party and Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress. How would the scenario ...

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APC leaders share power, give OBJ three ministerial slots

  LEADERS of  the All Progressives Congress (APC) were involved in marathon meetings throughout last week in Abuja in what was described as “last minute confidence-building exercise.” Strategic leaders of the party had arrived Abuja on Monday and remained in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) till Saturday morning when some of them headed for Lafia, Nasarawa State for the grand ...

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FG plans arrest of Tinubu, Buhari, others, APC alleges

•APC leaders should not be afraid of EFCC —Fani-Kayode THE All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led Federal Government had perfected plans to clamp its national leader, Senator Bola Tinubu; its presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari; and other major financiers of the party into jail on trumped-up charges before the start of elections ...

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I will ‘surely win’ next Saturday’s election —Jonathan

        PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, on Friday, declared that he would “surely win” Saturday’s presidential election. The president told the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that because his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), “is still the strongest party,” he would emerge victorious in the poll. “I will surely win it… My party is still the strongest party,” he ...

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PDP Asks Buhari to Clarify Role in Massacre of 300 Igbo Soldiers, Civilians

   Buhari: North never declared Igbo properties abandoned Chuks Okocha and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaigns Friday asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, to clarify his roles in the massacre of over 300 Igbo soldiers and civilians during the thirty months civil war. This is as Buhari said that ...

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May God Judge Them For Their Lies – PDP Reacts To Apc Dollar Claim

  The Directorate of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PDPPCO) denied an allegation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that a plan was stirring to implicate the opposition party with a huge amount of US dollars being ferried into Nigeria.   The APC had alleged in a statement by its spokesperson, Lai Mohammed, on ...

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National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu

Mu’azu: PDP will Not Win by a Landslide, But will Be Victorious

Says party will declare Marshall plan in North-east Chuks Okocha in Abuja The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, has said he is not expecting a landslide victory for the party in the general election, but he is convinced that the PDP will emerge victorious in the election.   According to Muazu, “While I do ...

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Atiku Disowns 120 Groups Defecting To PDP

  However, in a reaction, Turaki Vanguard, the umbrella group of Mr. Atiku’s supporters said members of the 120 groups were not supporters of the former vice president A former Vice President and chieftain of the All progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar, has denied knowledge of the groups of politicians who announced their defection to the PDP from the APC. ...

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APC Accuses PDP Of Sponsoring Lagos Protest

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has accused the main opposition party in the state – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – of sponsoring a protest. The protest was staged in the commercial city on Monday, as posters and billboards belonging to the APC governorship candidate were allegedly vandalized. The APC spokesperson in the state, Mr Joe Igbokwe, ...

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I have no apology for confirming Obanikoro – Mark

  Nigeria’s Senate President, David Mark, has rebuffed criticisms over his decision to apparently orchestrate a Senate confirmation for Musiliu Obanikoro, who was appointed by President Goodluck Jonathan for a ministerial post despite being at the centre of an election rigging scandal. Mr. Obanikoro was named in a leaked tape as a key actor in the rigging of Ekiti State ...

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Pro-Jonathan OPC on the rampage through Lagos

  Lagos, Nigeria’s business and financial engine-room, was yesterday groaning under a crippling protest by the militia group, Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC). Security agents looked the other way as the group’s members troubled the city, calling for the removal of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega. The protesters were members of a faction of the OPC, ...

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TB Joshua speaks on real PDP, APC; predicts plane crash

On Sunday 15th March 2015, Nigerian cleric T.B. Joshua gave a warning to Nigerians over the upcoming elections, further adding that he foresaw an imminent plane crash within Nigeria. “Pray for Nigeria because I am seeing a plane crash,” Joshua stated in a service televised live via Christian channel Emmanuel TV. “It’s not a good thing to lose personalities again,” ...

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APC has evidence of Jonathan’s interim govt plan –Fayemi

  Ex-Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the All Progressives Congress has strong evidence against President Goodluck Jonathan over his alleged plot to foist an Interim Government on the country. He said the allegation made by the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, that his life was being threatened confirmed the desperation of the ...

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Jonathan offered me interim govt’s VP to dump APC —Tinubu •Tinubu, a prisoner of his own delusion, horrific hallucination —PDP

NATIONAL leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and President Goodluck Jonathan recently offered him the post of the vice president in a purportedly planned interim national Government (ING), for him to part ways with the APC. According to a statement which emanated from Tinubu’s media office in Lagos, ...

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Obas don’t campaign for politicians, Awujale tells Jonathan

  The Awujale and paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has told President Goodluck Jonathan, that it is not proper in Ijebuland or Yorubaland for an Oba to canvass for votes for any candidates seeking elective posts. Rather, monarchs in Yorubaland only encourage their subjects to make their informed choices. The monarch said this when President Goodluck Jonathan paid ...

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APC leaders are ‘thieves’, Okupe tweets

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr Doyin Okupe has again taken a swip at the All Progressive Congress, APC members by calling the leaders thevies. Okupe in a twitter and Facebook (facebook.com/okupedoyin) massage some hours ago said that that APC is a party with a strange mission and that it original leaders are thieves. The Twitte ...

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Nigeria needs ‘do tanks’ not think tanks –Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said Nigeria’s   peculiar   challenges   required leaders with requisite experience to tackle them. He told guests inside the auditorium of his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, during the celebration of his 78th birthday and 2015 annual summit, that there were too many ‘think-tanks’ in the country instead of ‘do-tanks.’ The former President, who looked resplendent ...

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Chibok girls alive – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed confidence that the over 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in their hostel in Chibok, Borno State last year are still alive. Jonathan, who also said that his chance of winning the March 28 presidential poll was slimmer than in 2011, based his position on the fact that terrorists would naturally display the corpses of ...

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Patience Jonathan, a crude woman, says APC

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation on Wednesday described the wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan as “an incredibly crude woman.” The party also commended Nigerians for putting up with her. The campaign organisation was reacting to a report that Mrs. Jonathan described the APC Presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as brain dead at a campaign ...

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Chad President Announces Location Of Boko Haram Leader, Demands His Surrender

  President Idriss Deby of Chad told the media during a press conference that the Chad military and government has narrowed down the location of Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau. “He was in Dikwa two days ago. He managed to get away but we know where he is. It’s in his interests to surrender,” President Deby said during the international ...

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Heavens will not fall if Jonathan sacks Jega – Fayose

ADO EKITI—Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose yesterday said that President Goodluck Jonathan has the prerogative power to ask the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof Attahiru Jega to proceed on terminal leave, saying members of All Progressive Congress, APC, who are opposed to this have their own agenda. Fayose who described the rantings of APC and ...

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APC, Fayose in war of words over Jega

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, and the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday engaged in a war of words over the fate of Prof. Attahiru Jega as the chairman of the the Independent National Electoral Commission. Fayose began the verbal onslaught when he described the claim by the APC of a plot by the Presidency to fire Jega, as a “mere ...

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