INEC slams door on PVC collection, campaigns before Feb 23

INEC slams door on PVC collection, campaigns before Feb 23 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says there is no going back on its decision on electioneering campaigns in the country. The electoral umpire called the meeting to address political parties and others following the postponement of the polls initially scheduled to commence on Saturday. “Will campaign resume? Campaigns closed at...... more

Election Postponement: INEC Chairman has many questions to answer --ABC Nwosu

Election Postponement: INEC Chairman has many questions to answer --ABC Nwosu A former Minister of Health and member, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees, Professor A.B.C Nwosu has expressed surprise at the postponement of the Presidential and National Assemblyl elections, saying the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has many questions to answer.  Nwosu, who said that he was completely bewildered and...... more

Buhari’s desperation to win caused election postponement, says CUPP

Buhari’s desperation to win caused election postponement, says CUPP *Says postponement averted ‘national bloodshed’ The Coalition of United Political Parties has claimed that the desperation of President Muhammadu Buhari and his men to win the presidential election, by all means, was responsible for the last minute postponement of the election. The coalition’s spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, made the allegation in a...... more

Election Postponement: Remain Peaceful In Face of Provocation by Atiku Abubakar

Election Postponement: Remain Peaceful In Face of Provocation by Atiku Abubakar Dear citizens of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,  As you know, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announced a postponement of the elections until 23 February and 9 March respectively. The Buhari administration has had more than enough time and money to prepare for these elections and the Nigerian people were...... more

Buhari campaign organisation accuses US, other ambassadors of supporting Atiku

Buhari campaign organisation accuses US, other ambassadors of supporting Atiku THE Spokesman for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), has accused the United States Ambassador, Stuart Symington, and other western ambassadors of partiality and tacit support for the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. Keyamo said this in a statement while reacting to threats by Symington...... more

PDP suspends Abuja rally over denial of access to venue

PDP suspends Abuja rally over denial of access to venue The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has put on hold its presidential mega rally earlier scheduled for today in Abuja following the refusal of authorities to grant the party access to the venue of the rally. The PDP in a statement Saturday by its Director of Media and Publicity, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan,...... more

What Atiku said about his endorsement by Afenifere, Ohanaeze, NEF, PANDEF

What Atiku said about his endorsement by Afenifere, Ohanaeze, NEF, PANDEF PAN-NIGERIAN ENDORSEMENT CHALLENGES ME MORE ON MY ASSIGNMENT FOR NIGERIA I am moved to tears that in the midst of deep divisions and deliberate use of instrumentalities of state to set our people against themselves in the last three and a half years, responsible and respected leaders across Nigeria have agreed...... more

Nigerian Elders, Leaders endorse Atiku (See Communiqué)

 Nigerian Elders, Leaders endorse Atiku (See Communiqué) Communiqué issued at the end of the Third Summit of Nigerian Elders and Leaders held in Abuja 3rd February, 2019.   1) That the Summit of the Forum of Nigerian Elders and Leaders held at Sheraton Hotel Abuja on Sunday, 3rd January, 2019. The Summit had in attendance foremost Elders and Leaders...... more

Any Igbo against Atiku/Obi ticket is a saboteur – Ex-Minister, Prof Nwosu

Any Igbo against Atiku/Obi ticket is a saboteur – Ex-Minister, Prof Nwosu Professor Alphonsus Nwosu is a former Minister of Health. He spoke with some media executives in Enugu on a wide range of issues, including the state of the nation. He expressed concern about alleged drift into dictatorship and challenged those condemning the endorsement of Atiku/Obi presidential ticket as saboteurs who are pursuing non-Igbo...... more

Ex-Gov Nnamani begins Senatorial campaign, calls for peaceful poll

Ex-Gov Nnamani begins Senatorial campaign, calls for peaceful poll FORMER Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani has flagged off his campaign for Enugu East Senatorial District seat at the National Assembly with a call on the electorate to eschew bitterness and rancour before, during and after the forthcoming general elections in the state. The campaign was formally kicked off...... more

Ohanaeze Ndigbo endorses Atiku/Obi ticket for 2019 presidency

Ohanaeze Ndigbo endorses Atiku/Obi ticket for 2019 presidency Ohaneze Communique    PREAMBLE    In its collective search for a polity that is just, egalitarian and inclusive, the Ime Obi Ohaneze Ndi Igbo met today Thursday 24 January, 2019 at the Nike Lake Hotel, Enugu, to further deliberate on the future of Ndigbo in the chequred history of a beleaguered...... more

Breaking New: Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race

Breaking New:  Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race *Says every campaign money ‘ll be accounted for The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has announced her withdrawal from the race. She however, opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16,...... more

Again, Obasanjo fires Buhari: You’re too sick to run for re-election

Again, Obasanjo fires Buhari: You’re too sick to run for re-election Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo has again chided President Muhammadu Buhari, noting that he (Buhari) is sick in the body, mind and soul. Speaking with BBC Yoruba on Monday, Obasanjo opined, “Buhari has health issues in his body, mind and soul. We should implore him to quit politics. He should go and rest....... more

APC has no plan for Igbo presidency – Obasanjo

APC has no plan for Igbo presidency – Obasanjo Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday asked the Igbo to be wary of promises from the All Progressives Congress ahead of next year’s general elections. Obasanjo, who spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting at Ukpor in the Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra State, said the APC had no plans to...... more

2019: Dangote, Tinubu, Otedola make APC presidential campaign council

2019: Dangote, Tinubu, Otedola make APC presidential campaign council Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, businessman, Femi Otedola, and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu have been named members of the APC’s presidential campaign council for the 2019 elections. President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, revealed the list in a statement issued...... more

APC campaign office burnt in Enugu

APC campaign office burnt in Enugu The Enugu State Police Command has commenced investigations into the fire that broke out at George Ogara’s Campaign Office in Enugu. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizui, said in a statement that the fire occurred in the early hours of Saturday. Ogara is one of the politicians claiming to...... more

Gov elections: Amosun, Okorocha’s threat worries APC

Gov elections: Amosun, Okorocha’s threat worries APC The All Progressives Congress is worried by the decision of some aggrieved members, including the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibukunle Amosun, and his Imo State counterpart, Rochas Okorocha, to shun the APC governorship candidates in their states,  The PUNCH has learnt. Some members, who were aggrieved by the party’s primaries, had...... more

Mission to rescue Nigeria begins – Secondus

Mission to rescue Nigeria begins – Secondus The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus,  says President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress have failed woefully. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday, December 3, kicked off its national campaign for the 2019 general election in Sokoto state, North west zone of the country with Uche...... more

Widowhood won’t give you automatic ticket in APGA, Oye tells Bianca Ojukwu

Widowhood won’t give you automatic ticket in APGA, Oye tells Bianca Ojukwu The National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Oye, has condemned recent attacks on him and the party by Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of the late Biafran leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. ‎ Bianca has been leading campaign for the resignation of the APGA national chairman after...... more

2019: Enugu PDP urges seven-day prayers, fasting for violence-free elections

2019: Enugu PDP urges seven-day prayers, fasting for violence-free elections Ahead of the commencement of campaigns for the governorship and House of Assembly elections in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Organisation in Enugu State has called on the people of the state to join the party to observe one week of prayers and fasting, “for peaceful, transparent and...... more

Catholic bishop condemns IPOB’s call for boycott of 2019 polls

Catholic bishop condemns IPOB’s call for boycott of 2019 polls The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia, the Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, has expressed concern over the call by IPOB on the South-East to boycott the 2019 general elections. Ugorji expressed his concern in his sermon on the occasion of the Corpus Christi (the celebration of Christ the King) at...... more

Why Igbo leaders are backing Atiku against Buhari – Prof. ABC Nwosu

Why Igbo leaders are backing Atiku against Buhari – Prof. ABC Nwosu *APC govt should accept blame for failing to deliver  By Tony Edike Professor ABC Nwosu, former Minister of Health, in this interview, speaks on the present state of the Nigerian polity, the recent summit of Igbo leaders in Enugu and expresses doubt on the ability of the Independent National Electoral Commission,...... more

PDP Campaign Council to be unveiled soon --ABC Nwosu

PDP Campaign Council to be unveiled  soon  --ABC Nwosu   Forner Minister of Health and currently a member of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) board of trustees, Prof ABC Nwosu has stated that the party’s Campaign Council is in the making and would be unveiled next week. Prof Nwosu who spoke in an interview with some journalists on Wednesday stated...... more

INEC: Governorship, State Assembly elections hold March 2

INEC: Governorship, State Assembly elections hold March 2 Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the Area Council elections in FCT will hold on March 2, 2019, along with the governorship and state Assembly elections, He also disclosed that the list of candidates for elections will be published in its Federal Capital Territory office and also...... more

Obasanjo is back to PDP

Obasanjo is back to PDP Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has announced his return to his former party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Obasanjo made the declaration while speaking at the ongoing presentation / launch of the book titled “My Transition Hours ”, written by former President Goodluck Jonathan at Transcorp Hilton , Abuja . He also pledged to...... more

Next Level Scandal: PDP Mocks Buhari Over Plagiarism

Next Level Scandal: PDP Mocks Buhari Over Plagiarism November 20, 2018 Press Statement Next Level Scandal: PDP Mocks Buhari Over Plagiarism  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the Muhammadu Buhari presidency has again disgraced our nation by stealing the Rex Institute’s “Next Level” logo and mantra as his 2019 campaign mantra and presenting it to Nigerians as their idea...... more

Atiku unveils plan for presidential campaign

Atiku unveils plan for presidential campaign The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has launched his campaign for the 2019 presidential election. He called it The Atiku Plan. In an ongoing live broadcast via his verified Twitter handle Atiku Abubakar @atiku, the ex-vice president said: “Today, I am formally presenting myself to you...... more

Atiku kicks off presidential campaign Monday

Atiku kicks off presidential campaign Monday The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday start his campaign for the 2019 elections. According to a statement on Saturday by the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, the former Vice President will start the campaign with an address to Nigerians via the social media...... more

INEC confirms Tambuwal as Sokoto PDP guber candidate

INEC confirms Tambuwal as Sokoto PDP guber candidate The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the incumbent Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections. Tambuwal finished second behind Atiku Abubakar, who emerged the party presidential candidate at its Convention held in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State on...... more

2019: Don’t involve us in your devious propaganda – Enugu workers, traders tell Ayogu Eze camp

2019: Don’t involve us in your devious propaganda – Enugu workers, traders tell Ayogu Eze camp …deny being coerced to submit PVC details …restate endorsement for Ugwuanyi’s re-election Workers and Traders in Enugu State have described as false, baseless and mischievous, the allegation by factional governorship candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State, Senator Ayogu Eze, that the PDP was coercing them into...... more

 

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