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Keyamo to PDP: Show evidence of Buhari’s corrupt deals

Festus Keyamo

The Spokesperson for President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to come out with proof of corruption against President Muhammadu Buhari, if they have any. He said Nigerians, especially the media, must always demand evidence of any …

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Galadima: Some of Buhari’s poor relatives have become billionaires

A spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential campaign, Buba Galadima, has accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of illegitimately enriching some of the President’s relatives. Galadima, who spoke on Sunrise Daily, a live programme on Channels Television, on Wednesday, alleged that some individuals close to Buhari, who were …

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CUPP, PDP tell lawmakers to boycott Buhari’s budget presentation

Muhammadu-Buhari BUDDGET

The Coalition of United Political Parties and the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday called on the leadership and members of the National Assembly to boycott Wednesday’s presentation of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari. CUPP, in a statement by its national spokesperson, Ikenga  Ugochinyere,  said the lawmakers should boycott the …

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Atiku will defeat Buhari – Ex-Niger governor, Aliyu


A former Niger State Governor, Alhaji Babangida Aliyu, on Sunday said the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, stood a good chance of defeating President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 elections. He however said his prediction could only come to pass if security …

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Reps decide on unsigned Electoral Act today


The House of Representatives will today debate a bill to amend the electoral act, according to indications that emerged from Tuesday’s sitting of the lawmakers. This is just as Speaker Yakubu Dogara read a letter from the State House communicating President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to reject the bill, for the …

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President Buhari rejects Electoral Bill for third time


President Muhammadu Buhari has given reasons why he declined assent to the Electoral Act amendment bill for the third time, saying signing it now will disrupt the 2019 General Elections. He said in separate letters to Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara that with only few months to …

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2019 elections: APC can’t win without rigging – Ex-presidential aide


A former presidential spokesman, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, cannot win the 2019 presidential election without rigging. Okupe who spoke on Tuesday, condemned the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral act which has since been passed by the National Assembly. He …

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84.2 million registered to vote in 2019 – INEC


At least 84.2 million Nigerians are registered to vote in the 2019 general elections, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahood Yakubu, said this at a regular meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners in Abuja on Thursday. According to Yakubu, 14.5 million Nigerians registered between …

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1,500 Police personnel deployed for Rivers bye-election


The Nigeria Police Force said on Friday that it had deployed 1,500 personnel for Saturday’s (today) bye-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3 State House of Assembly. State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zaki Ahmed, who revealed this to newsmen in Port Harcourt, also promised that the police would ensure a violent-free …

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