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PDP deputy chairman, 34,828 others join APC in Niger

The state Deputy Chairman of the PDP, Aminu Yusuf; former Speaker of the state Assembly, Adamu Usman; a former Attorney General, Abdullahi Wuse, and 34,826 other members who dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were formally received by the National Chairman of …

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Buhari appoints Tinubu to reconcile aggrieved APC members

As part of on-going efforts to improve cohesion within the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari has designated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence building efforts. The assignment will involve resolving disagreements among party members, party leadership and political office holders in some states …

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Buhari rejects three bills passed by Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected three bills recently passed by the National Assembly. The bills are the Police Procurement Fund establishment Bill 2017, the Chattered Institute of Public Management of Nigeria Bill 2017 and the Nigerian Council for Social Works Establishment Bill 2017. The President’s reasons for rejecting the bills …

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Election: Fayose’s chief of staff Anisulowo resigns

The Chief of Staff to Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, Chief Dipo Anisulowo, has quit with immediate effect. Anisulowo made his resignation known in a letter released to newsmen on Monday. He blamed Governor Fayose’s mission to destroy the PDP as reason for resigning. ”I am at dismay on the …

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Donald Duke speaks on Coalition for Nigeria, Buhari

Donald Duke, a former governor of Cross River State and one of the leaders of the Coalition for Nigeria, the platform proposed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has debunked concerns that the newly-formed political movement could ultimately benefit President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. “I don’t see how this would favour …

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Atiku, Fayose meet in Ekiti, knock Buhari

A former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, met behind closed doors in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday. The two are eyeing the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections. They went into a private meeting after addressing party leaders, members of the State …

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Buhari welcomes outcome of polls in Anambra, Taraba, FCT

The Presidency says the outcome of the INEC-organized elections at the weekend, in which three different political parties won, is a manifestation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s deep commitment to free and fair elections. A Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, who was commenting on the outcome of the polls said: ‘‘the President …

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2019 Election: Minister commences campaign for Buhari/Osinbajo ticket

The Minster of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday briefed President Muhammadu Buhari about a campaign organisation for the 2019 elections. Mr. Shittu, who spoke with journalists after the meeting with the president, said the campaign team will be called “Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo dynamic support group.” “I informed Mr. President that I …

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