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 All Governors, those in S-East in support of Buhari for 2019 – Okorocha

Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said that most governors in the country, including all the South-East Governors, are in support of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office come 2019. Governor Okorocha said all governors, whether in PDP, APC or APGA, with an exception of just one …

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PDP Chair: I align with Daniel’s paradigm – Gov Ikpeazu

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has described a front-line aspirant in the National Chairmanship race of the Peoples Democratic Party,  Otunba Gbenga Daniel as a man he admires so much and align with his philosophy. Governor Ikpeazu made this remark at the Governor’s Office in Umuahia on Thursday when …

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Oduah quashes IPOB sit home ideology, says we must vote to avoid state of emergency in Anambra

Sen. Stella Oduah (Anambra North) has urged the people of Anambra to come out en masse to vote in next Saturday’s governorship election to avoid creating a vacuum of governance in the state. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Sunday, Oduah said that if the people failed to vote, they …

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Breaking: I’ve not resigned as PDP BoT member – Says Bode George

One of the frontline contenders for the chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olabode George has debunked reports claiming  that he had resigned his membership of the board of trustees of the party, Bode George Chief George who described the reports as rumours while speaking to newsmen …

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Just in: Ifeanyi Ubah formally dumps PDP, joins APGA

By Anthony Ogbonna The Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Dr. Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah has formally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. Ifeanyi Ubah Dr. Ubah has also thrown his support on the Governor of Anambra state and candidate of the …

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Maina’s Recall Reveals Disjointed State Of Government, Says Shehu Sani

File photo: Abdulrasheed Maina Senator Shehu Sani on Tuesday attributed the recall of a former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, to the disjointed state of government in the country. Senator Sani, who represents Kaduna Central senatorial district, believes Maina’s reinstatement into the Federal Civil …

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My generation will protect Nigeria’s unity – Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has reiterated the determination of the youth constituency to protect the unity of Nigeria. Gov Yahaya Bello Speaking in Lokoja through his Director General on Media and Publicity, Kingsley Fanwo, the Governor said the unity of Nigeria is “iron-cast and non-negotiable”. “I represent the …

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Ifeanyi Ubah To Sue PDP Over Anambra Governorship Primary

The Managing Director of Capital Oil, Mr Ifeanyi Ubah, says he will “definitely” challenge the result of the Peoples Democratic Party’s primary for the Anambra governorship primary. Mr Ubah said this when he and his lawyer, Mr Oluyede Ajibola, appeared on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. A former Secretary to the …

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Nigeria Will Not Breakup, Says Odigie-Oyegun

File photo National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr John Odigie-Oyegun, says Nigeria will not breakup, against the backdrop of recent agitations and issues bordering on the country’s unity. “My message is to our people nationwide,” Odigie-Oyegun said in his address at an event to mark his 78th …

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Court Dismisses Dokpesi’s Suit Against APDA Leadership

An Abuja High Court has dismissed a suit filed by Mr Raymond Dokpesi, seeking to remove the national leaders of the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA). Mr Dokpesi had on August 17, 2017, approached the court with claims that he founded the party and appointed its national chairman, Mr Shitu Mohammed, …

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Dino Melaye Will Appeal Court Ruling On Recall Process – Ozekhome

Ozekhome The Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, will appeal today’s ruling by the Federal High Court in Abuja, which reactivated the process for his recall. Today’s judgment by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba effectively terminated the earlier ex parte order made by Justice John Tsoho which halted the recall process …

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Nigeria Is Lucky To Have Buhari As President – APC Member

Ayo Oyalowo A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Ayo Oyalowo, says Nigerians should count themselves lucky to have President Muhammadu Buhari as their leader. Oyalowo, who is the deputy director of media, Buhari Campaign Organisation, said this when he appeared on Channels Television‘s Sunday Politics. “Yes, I …

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Buhari Should Be Careful Of Those Telling Him To Seek Re-Election – Timi Frank

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to be careful in dealing with all those urging him to seek re-election in 2019. All Progressives Congress member Mr Timi Frank gave the advice during a phone interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. “If I am the President, I should be careful of …

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Nwoye, Obiano get markets’ endorsements

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu & Nwabueze Okonkwo APC candidate Dr. Tony Nwoye and Governor  Willie Obiano were yesterday endorsed by different sections of the influential trading sector in the state. While 66 registered markets and 177 village unregistered markets in the state pledged to support the aspiration of  Nwoye of the …

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Coronation of 21 Obas in Ibadan: Ajimobi is right – Akintola

Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN), is a force to reckon with in Oyo politics. He has tasted both the sweetness and bitterness in politics. In what he described as locust days when some thugs whisked him away in the boot of a car, he saw hell before he was let off …

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Anambra Poll: Your days are over in Anambra — DPC tells APC, PDP, APGA

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu THE Democratic People’s Congress, DPC, has sounded a note of warning to big political parties in Anambra State, namely All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, to forget about winning the forthcoming governorship election of November 18, 2017 because they …

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It Is Deceitful To Claim We Exited Recession – Onovo

File photo: Martin Onovo Former presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP), Martin Onovo, believes the Federal Government deceived Nigerians by saying the country has exited economic recession. Onovo, who appeared on Politics Today, said Nigeria cannot be out of recession and still face increased unemployment rate. “Obviously, the …

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Obiano, Nwoye trade words over Nov polls

By Vincent Ujumadu Awka— THE governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Tony Nwoye, and Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, who is seeking re-election, have been trading words as the November 18 poll draws near. Nwoye, who addressed members of APC executive in Awka, said Governor Obiano had …

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