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APC Governors Back Buhari To Run Again – El-Rufai

The majority of Nigerian state governors from the ruling All Progressives Congress party (APC) say President Muhammadu Buhari should run for second term, the governor of Kaduna state said on Friday. Nasir El-Rufai said Buhari seeking re-election would be the best way to preserve the party. His comments came hours …

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Buhari congratulates Governor Obiano on re-election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the people of Anambra State, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, election observers as well as security agencies on the peaceful conduct of the November 18 gubernatorial election in the state. According to the president, “the processes leading to the election and …

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Breaking News: Governor Obiano Wins Re-election

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano of APGA has been re-elected to a second term and will be declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the governorship election that took place on Saturday November 18, 2017 in that state. Mr Obiano won 21 out of 21 local government …

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2019: I wish Buhari will re-contest – PDP Governor

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to re-contest the presidential election in 2019. The governor said he has also indicated interest to re-contest the governorship election in the state. The governor, who spoke to State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday, said President Buhari was very …

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2019 Election: PDP begs Atiku to return to party

2019 Election: PDP begs Atiku to return to party

The Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has renewed its call on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to return to the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. The state chairman of the party, Shehu Tahir, made the call while speaking the party’s stakeholders meeting on Wednesday …

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NYSC: 16 corps members to repeat service in Anambra

Sixteen members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Anambra are to repeat their service year while three others will serve various terms of disciplinary measures. The Anambra NYSC Coordinator, Ebenezer Olawale, who made the disclosure on Thursday in Awka, said no formal passing out ceremony was held …

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Tinubu: Don’t discuss reelection with me

‘Don’t discuss that one with me’ – says Tinubu on Buhari’s reelection

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday asked state house correspondents not to discuss the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari with him. Tinubu, one of the key persons behind the success of the ruling party in 2015, was said to have fallen out with the leadership …

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INEC chairman explains why Dino Melaye’s recall is delayed

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has revealed that the process for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, was being delayed by the court and the legal process initiated by the lawmaker. Yakubu, however, insisted that the agency will …

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