Politics

2019: We’ve not been giving unclaimed PVCs to APC govs, INEC replies Atiku

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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday denied releasing unclaimed Permanent Voters Cards to governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The presidential candidate of main opposition Peoples Democratic Party had, in Osogbo on Tuesday, while addressing a rally held by the party, accused INEC of secretly releasing unclaimed PVCs …

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I’ll reduce the size of Federal Govt – Atiku

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to reduce the size of the centre if elected. Atiku, who spoke at a meeting with the Business community on Wednesday, said, “I will reduce the size of the Federal Government completely. I support restructuring and we will …

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Ezekwesili says APC, PDP lack capacity to rescue Nigeria

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The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria,  Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, has declared that the party is the only party that believes in the restructuring of the country. She alleged that both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party had failed the country because they …

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Politicians making payments to voters, INEC alleges

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The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Iginni, said on Tuesday the political elite were the major problem of the country. According to him, while the Independent National Electoral Commission has been devising means to ensure the fairness and credibility of elections in the country, the political …

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Atiku accuses INEC of releasing unclaimed PVCs to APC governors

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Ex-vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission of releasing uncollected permanent voter cards to some governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, spoke in Osogbo while addressing a presidential rally of the party held at Nelson …

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2019 polls: Ezekwesili pledges hope, new nation

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Presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili on Monday said she would give a new direction to the country and put it on the path of progress, if elected. Ezekwesili restated the promise while speaking to party faithful and residents during her campaign in Lagos. …

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Atiku in Ekiti, says his govt won’t promise and fail like Buhari’s

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Monday assured the people of Ekiti State that he would not abandon them if given the opportunity to become the nation’s President. He said his government would not promise and fail like the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. …

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Nobody can turn Buhari against me, says Amosun

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Ogun State Governor  Ibikunle Amosun has said that nobody can turn President Muhammadu Buhari against him. Amosun said this at Kajola ward in Obafemi Owode local council in continuation of his campaign to win the Ogun Central Senatorial poll. He said the moves by some politicians to pit him against Buhari would …

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Ekweremadu: I’m planning PDP’s victory in South-East with Obi, governors

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The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed his commitment to the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in the forthcoming general elections. Towards this end, Ekweremadu, on Monday, said he had held separate meetings with the vice-presidential candidate of the party, …

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I won’t remove Lamido of Adamawa if elected governor – Nyako

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The gubernatorial candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Senator Abdul-Aziz Nyako, has allayed fears that he may remove the Lamido of Adamawa, Dr Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha, if elected governor in March. The monarch’s removal of Abdul-Aziz and his father, a former governor, retired Admiral Murtala Nyako from their titles of …

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    Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead

    Designer Kate Spade, one of the biggest names in American fashion, was found dead Tuesday in New York after committing suicide, police said. She was 55. Celebrity website TMZ said the designer — especially known for her sleek handbags — hanged herself in her Park Avenue apartment. A police spokeswoman …

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