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Why Buhari will lose re-election bid – Ex-Niger Gov, Aliyu

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A former Niger State governor, Babangida Aliyu, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will lose the 2019 presidential election. He said critical stakeholders who contributed to the President’s electoral victory in 2015 had all deserted the ruling party. Aliyu said this in an interview with journalists during a peace meeting which …

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Jonathan, Akeredolu hail Buhari as he clocks 76 today

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Former President  Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State and some lawmakers  have extended their  felicitations to President Muhammadu Buhari, who clocks 76 on Monday (today). In a goodwill message he personally signed in Abuja on Sunday, the former President thanked God who, he said, blessed President Buhari with …

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2019 polls: I have no anointed candidates – Gov. Bello

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Niger state Governor, Abubakar Bello says he has no anointed candidate for the 2019 general elections, while the state opted for direct primaries in the best interest of stakeholders. He said that the process would provide level playing ground for those who wished to contest elective positions, stressing that he has …

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Niger: Why I’m running for second term – Sani Bello

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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has said his decision to seek a second term in office was driven by the desire to complete all the ongoing projects that had reached near completion stage. Governor Bello, who said this after submitting his expression of interest and nomination forms at …

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Makarfi: I’ll quit politics rather than leave PDP

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A presidential hopeful, Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi, has ruled out the possibility of leaving the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for any other political party if he does not win the party’s ticket for the country’s top job in 2019. He said he would rather quit politics, instead of joining any other …

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Niger guber: Gov. Bello optimistic of winning again

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Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello yesterday said he would contest for second term in office come 2019, saying “yes, we will seek for second term and by God’s grace, we will win again.” The Governor who stated this during an interactive session with journalist in Minna expressed optimism …

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