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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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I never told EFCC to stop Akpabio probe, says Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has denied insinuations that he asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to stop the probe of a former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, after the latter joined the All Progressives Congress last year. Buhari said this during an interview aired on Arise TV …

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Uyo crowd shows Buhari is undefeatable, says Ambode


Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos Stae, has said the large crowd that received President Muhammadu Buhari at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday, showed that Buhari cannot be defeated in next year’s presidential election. According to him, the South-South people trooped out to witness the …

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Buhari lied at APC South South rally, says PDP


The PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign flag-off in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, on Friday as a mockery of President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that the cold response by the crowd showed how much Nigerians now begrudge him over his failures in governance. According …

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PDP: Allowing Buhari campaign at Akwa Ibom stadium not a sign of weakness

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The Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State said on Thursday that the state government’s decision to allow President Muhammadu Buhari use the Godswill Akpabio International stadium for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign flag-off after some initial concerns was not a sign of weakness. PDP said the decision was glaring …

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2019 Presidency: Akpabio insists APC will win in Akwa Ibom

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The Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West, Godswill Akpabio, on Sunday said he would ensure the victory of the All Progressives Congress in Akwa Ibom State in 2019. He said he had no doubt that with the massive support and commitment of party members, victory for the APC was a done …

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APC’ll use Akwa Ibom as launch pad in 2019 — Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has said the All Progressives Congress will use Akwa Ibom State as a launch pad to capture other South-South states The President added that the South-South states had much to benefit from the APC-led Federal Government than remaining in the opposition. Buhari, who was represented by his …

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2019 polls: Akpabio assures Buhari of massive victory in Akwa Ibom

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Senator Godswill Akpabio has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will record massive victory in Akwa Ibom State in the 2019 presidential election. Akpabio, alongside Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), led a delegation from Akwa Ibom State All Progressives Congress on …

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Gov Emmanuel declares intention to run again in 2019

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Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has declared  his intention to run for a second term of four years in office. Announcing his second term ambition amid a mammoth crowd at the Godswill Akpabio Internatonal Stadium – Nest of Champions, Emmanuel said he was banking on his superior performance …

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