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Amaechi leaked audio: PDP asks Buhari to resign, quit presidential bid


The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and end his re-election bid, following the “expressed disapproval and vilification” by the Director-General of his Presidential Campaign, Rotimi Amaechi, in the leaked audio recording. The PPCO in a statement on Monday by its Director …

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Buhari warns police to stop torture, extra-judicial killings


President Muhammadu Buhari has warned the police against torturing citizens at the slightest provocation or resorting to extra-judicial killings. He also asked them to prepare adequately for the 2019 polls in order to prevent electoral violence and all forms of malpractices. The President spoke on Thursday during the convocation and …

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Political parties begging for funds to endorse Buhari, says Oshiomhole


The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, says he has received several requests from political parties demanding funds in order to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari. Oshiomhole said this in Abuja on Wednesday when the APC National Working Committee (NWC) received the delegation of International …

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President Buhari withholds assent to 2 bills


President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to two bills in the transport sector. They are the National Transport Commission Bill 2018 and the Federal Roads Authority (Establishment) Bill 2018. The president’s decision came in a letter to the National Assembly leadership read by the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola …

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CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term


The Christian Association of Nigeria has denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in office, describing as “a fabrication” an online report on the issue. The Christian body stated that no candidate was endorsed by the CAN leadership during its meeting with 14 presidential aspirants on Monday. Media Aide …

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Unsigned electoral law: Presidential candidates back Buhari


The Forum of Presidential Candidates on Sunday backed President Muhammadu Buhari for declining assent to the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018. The forum took the decision at a meeting held to review the matter. According to a statement made available to our correspondent, the 40 presidential aspirants under the forum said …

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Northern leaders disagree over Buhari’s re-election in 2019


Barely three months to next year’s elections, some northern leaders say they will not support President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election. They, however, shied away from announcing their preferred presidential candidate in the elections, insisting that the candidate to support remained one of their own from the list of the 71 presidential …

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Buhari urges calm in Cross River after violence allegedly claims lives


President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concerns over alleged violence in four communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State that has reportedly resulted in loss of lives, injuries and displacement of villagers. The President, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, …

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Imo APC crisis can’t be managed, Okorocha says


Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo  State on Thursday told  his Kano State counterpart  Abdullahi Ganduje  as well as Senator Godswill Akpabio that the crisis in  the All Progressives Congress in his  state “has gone beyond what we can manage”. Okorocha,  who spoke in Owerri when the APC reconciliation committee headed …

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Police begins recruitment of constables


Police Recruitment Registration Exercise for constables begins today, 29th November, 2018, the government has announced. This was made known via the verified Twitter handle of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign outfit, #NextLevel Nigeria.

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