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2019 election sequence: Buhari rerejects Electoral Act amendment

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected the proposed amendments to Nigeria’s Electoral Act. In a letter addressed to the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, the president stated amongst other reasons that the amendments infringe on the rights of INEC. The amendments proposed by the National Assembly sought to make …

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Oyegun-led NWC’s tenure extension unjustified – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Wednesday that there was no basis for the one year tenure extension given to the John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC) by the party’s National Executive Council (NEC). His reason: tenure extension violates the constitution of …

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Yoruba elders knock minister for campaigning for Buhari

The Yoruba Council of Elders has described as sad and unfortunate the distribution of President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 re-election campaign materials by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, during the Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. It was reported that shortly before the commencement of the meeting presided over …

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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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2019: Why Tinubu must dump APC, Buhari now – Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido, former Jigawa State Governor, has called on a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, to dump the ruling party. Lamido, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential hopeful, hinged his call on the claims in some quarters that President Muhammadu Buhari was only integrating Tinubu …

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