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APC has no plans for Igbo presidency, says Obasanjo

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A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday asked the Igbo to be wary of promises from the All Progressives Congress ahead of the 2019 general elections. Obasanjo who spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting at Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State said the APC had no plans …

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‘I will help Nigerians to make it’

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday flagged off his 2019 presidential campaign in North-West with a pledge to help Nigerians “make it.” “I was not rich but I struggled to be where I am today. I was a teacher; there’s no business venture …

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Nigeria should adopt 6-yr single term – Presidency

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A retired Permanent Secretary, Chief Robert Audu has called for the adoption of a 6-yr single tenure, starting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Chief Audu, who had served in several ministries, including Perm-Sec (Political) The Presidency, was also a member of the 2005 and 2014 political conferences. “My reason is that …

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I don’t have OBJ’s backing to run for presidency — Donald Duke

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Former Cross River State governor, Mr. Dnald Duke on Tuesday said that his ambition to run for presidency was not supported by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Duke, a presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), told newsmen in Lagos that though he remained close to Obasanjo, his decision to …

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NASS members advised not to derail from their constitutional responsibility

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Kano State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has advised members of the eight National Assembly not to derail from their constitutional responsibilities for any self-centered matter that come their way. A statement signed by the Kano APC’s Vice Chairman, Alhaji Shehu Maigari said Nigerians have high regards and expectations on majority of …

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Obasanjo to Dogara: Saraki’s treatment awaits you

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A former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday said Speaker Yakubu Dogara may face the kind of harassment by security agencies that Senate President Bukola Saraki is currently facing. Obasanjo said he has received credible information of a plot against the Speaker to give him the Saraki treatment. In a …

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BREAKING: Buhari planning to send me to jail – Obasanjo

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A former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has alleged that he has been placed on security watchlist and that his safety can no longer be guaranteed. Obasanjo noted that the present administration wanted to blackmail him into abandoning his divine mandate to protect the rights of Nigerians to a better …

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