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Reps drop election re-ordering bill

The house of representatives has dropped the bill seeking to amend the electoral act. The amendment sought to change the sequence of the election in a way that the presidential election comes last, after the state assemblies/national assembly and governorship elections. The lower legislative chamber dropped the bill during plenary …

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Why I Accepted To Serve, by Fesrus Keyamo

Just yesterday, my appointment as the Director, Strategic Communications of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation was made public. In that capacity, I would be the Official Spokesperson of the President’s campaigns for the 2019 Presidential Election.  Let me put it on record that I was indeed consulted before the announcement. …

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Nigerian looters plan anti-Buhari protest in London – presidency

The Presidency has described protest in London as an uncovered plan by Nigerian looters to disrupt the ongoing official visit of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), sources in the presidency told State House correspondents on Tuesday night that the alleged looters had rented motley crowd …

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Buhari’s Declaration is Internal Affairs of APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term is an internal affairs of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC). The declaration has placed President Buhari among the ranks of aspirants seeking to be the President of the Federal Republic, effective May …

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Photos from APC NEC meeting in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie Oyegun and others attended the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the party secretariat on Monday in Abuja where the 74-year-old Nigerian leader …

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President Buhari to seek re-election in 2019

President Muhammadu Monday in Abuja declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019. President Buhari made the declaration at a closed-door meeting of the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President said he was responding to the clamour by Nigerians to recontest in 2019, adding that …

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Ex-president Jonathan ‘unaware’ of Cambridge Analytica campaign role

Nigerian former President Goodluck Jonathan “wasn’t aware” of any use of Cambridge Analytica in his 2015 bid for re-election, his spokesman said Thursday. The Nigerian government is probing claims that Cambridge Analytica, a British-based political consultancy, illegally used Facebook data in past election campaigns. In a press statement released Sunday, …

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