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Ebonyi not part of Biafra, says Gov Umahi

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Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state, on Sunday said Ebonyi state was not part of the states that formed the “Sovereign States of Biafra,” which had been proclaimed by the Indigenous People of Biafra. Umahi, who also serves as Chairman of the South East Governors’ Forum, however, said some of …

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New Year message: My election not a do or die affair, says Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his second term bid is not a do or die affair, thus reiterating his previous pledge for a free, fair and credible polls. The president’s declaration comes 47 days to the forthcoming presidential elections in the country. In his New Year message, the President …

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Buhari not interested in free, fair, credible election – Atiku

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said President Muhammadu Buhari, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, is not interested in ensuring free, fair and credible elections in 2019. Atiku’s party, the PDP, also accused the President of planning to extend …

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I can’t be Nigerian president at 77, says Abdulsalami


Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar says he cannot return as civilian president of Nigeria, asking what he could do if elected president at 77. He said it was high time the old generation mentored and encouraged younger Nigerians to take over the leadership of the nation. He spoke …

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2019 elections: Ezekwesili takes campaign to Abuja streets


The Presidential Candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, on Sunday took her campaign to Abuja streets where she spoke one-on-one with residents. During the campaign, the former minister of education distributed booklets and leaflets containing her policy action to people. She claimed she was the best …

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2019 elections: PDP will win in Kwara – Gov Ahmed


  The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Monday, said he was confident in the ability of the present Central Working Committee of the state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party to win future elections in the state. Also, the state branch of the PDP said the All Progressives …

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2019 elections: Shock awaits Buhari, APC – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party has said that both President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress, will be shocked by the outcome of the 2019 presidential and other elections. It also warned the President, the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies against rigging the elections. The main …

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PDP tells President: You’re surrounded by corrupt people


Contrary to the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that he was fighting corruption, the Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the President is surrounding himself with people who have corruption cases. It therefore said that the claim of integrity by the President was questionable. It further described the claim by …

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Osun Election: There will be no vote-buying, REC promises


the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission, in Osun State, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has assured that the September 22nd governorship election in the state will be free of vote-buying. Agbaje gave the assurance while addressing newsmen at the Osun Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Correspondent Chapel in …

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