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PDP suspends Deputy National Chairman (North) over alleged anti-party activites

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended its Deputy National Chairman (North) Sen. Gamawa Babayo, over allegation of dereliction of duty and anti-party activity. National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan said that Babayo was suspended by the National Working Committee (NWC). The committee held an extra-ordinary session on Jan. 5, …

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How we’re working to curb vote-buying in 2019 polls — INEC chairman

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The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday detailed the three-pronged methods it has employed to curb vote-buying by politicians. The Commission had raised alarm over new a new method of vote buying being devised to undermine the voting process. INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu disclosed this in Abuja at the presentation …

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2019: Aisha Buhari flags-off Buhari’s re-election campaign in Kano

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The First Lady, Dr Aisha Buahari, on Saturday in Kano, appealed to Nigerians to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16, 2019 Presidential election as they did in 2015 so as to sustain the Buhari’s initiated social intervention programmes in the country. Aisha Buhari, who made the appeal …

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2019: Atiku’s reception in Sokoto, mark of victory, says PDP

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  The Peoples Democratic Party has said that the crowd of supporters who received its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the North-West on Monday indicated that Nigerians would vote him as the next president. The Presidential Campaign Council of the party disclosed this in a statement issued by its Director, Media and …

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2019: PDP supporters throng Sokoto for Atiku mega rally

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Thousands of Peoples Democratic Party supporters on Monday thronged Sokoto State and its environs in colourful attires and motorcades for the launching of the North-West zonal campaign of the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar. NEWSTIMES reports that Abubakar was earlier scheduled to arrive Sokoto for the rally at …

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I regret imposing Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom as governor, Akpabio says

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Former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has expressed regrets for what he called “imposing” the Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on the people of the state. Apologising before a crowd at Ikot Ekpene Plaza, Akpabio, who returned from his mother-in-law’s burial at Enugu on Sunday evening, said Emmanuel was …

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APC women aspirants get support from Aisha Buhari

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The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has assured the women aspiring for elective positions on the platform of All Progressives Congress, of her support to achieve the thirty five per cent affirmative action for women. Mrs Buhari gave the assurance on Tuesday when the newly elected APC National …

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Reformed-APC NASS members plot mass defect July 31

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Members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Senate and House of Representatives may defect en mass to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) shortly before July 31, NEWSTIMES has gathered. Investigations on Saturday showed that the Reformed All Progressives Congress split from the main APC, on Wednesday, was the …

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