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Atiku reacts to Buhari’s remarks, says I will never refer to Nigeria’s youths as lazy

Buhari Atiku

…New campaign spokesman, Keyamo still mute Whereas the newly appointed spokesman for the Buhari 2019 re-election campaign organization, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN), is yet to make any response, surging volume of reactions have continued to trial President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks at the Commonwealth Business Forum on Wednesday in Westminster, London. Buhari’s comment had suggested that many Nigerian youths are lazy ...

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Ararume hits back at Okorocha, says ‘Only God, Imo people can decide my fate in 2019’

Imo Ararume

Regular gubernatorial contestant in Imo State since 2007, All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and 2019 governorship aspirant, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, has officially responded to a recent comment credited to the State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, saying “Only God and the people of Imo can determine his fate in his ambition to become governor of the State in 2019”. Governor Okorocha ...

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Breaking: Police announce recovery of stolen mace within Abuja City gate complex

Yemi Ekweremadu

Less than the given 24 hours, the Nigeria Police on Thursday morning announced the recovery of the Senate Mace, whisked away during Wednesday’s plenary by a gang of thugs suspected to be supporting a suspended Senator, Mr. Ovie Omo-Agege. A statement in Abuja by the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, SP Adeniran Aremu, said the Senate mace was recovered under ...

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Support groups surge for Atiku’s presidential ticket, RNI says he’ll transform Nigeria

Atiku AA

Re-building Nigeria Initiative (RNI), a pan Nigeria interest group advocating for the development and growth of the country and protection of its citizens’ rights and privileges, has declared support for the actualization of former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s 2019 presidential success. According to the group, Atiku, who recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the major ...

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APC divided over Keyamo’s appointment as Buhari’s campaign image-maker

Keyamo SAN

Ahead of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) convention fixed for Monday, May 14, knocks and controversies are still trailing Tuesday’s announcement of Lagos lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), as the Director, Strategic Communications for President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign. Otherwise, by this appointment, Keyamo becomes the official spokesperson for Buhari’s campaign for the ...

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Buhari spending ‘inordinate time’ cleaning the rot left by the PDP since 3 years—Tinubu

Buhari Tinubu

As political alignments and tactical maneuvers’ continue to take centre stage since the declaration of interest to run for second term by President Muhammadu Buhari last Monday, national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has claimed that his party led federal government has done for the citizens what the ousted Peoples Democratic Party did not ...

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Just in: Confusion at Senate as Omo-Agege supporters invade plenary, escape with mace

Omo-Agege

…However, Senate continues plenary with new Mace,  give IG, DSS 24 hour for recovery Apprehension enveloped the upper chambers of the Nigerian National Assembly Thursday afternoon, as tugs numbering over 100 took the Senators by surprise and stormed the plenary where they made away with the Mace, the constitutional symbol, of authority to all decisions and deliberations made at the ...

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With the shambles in all sectors, PDP candidate’ll beat Buhari, others in 2019—Secondus

PDP Uche

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has attempted an interpretation of the observed U-Turn made by President Muhammadu Buhari on the number terms he would run for presidency and claimed that whoever the All Progressive Congress (APC) party presents for presidency will be floored by his party candidate in 2019 elections. It would be ...

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Falae, Obasanjo in closed-door meeting over Nigeria’s affairs, 2019 elections

OBJ falae

As political permutations, alignment and realignment thickens ahead of 2019 general elections, former leaders are beginning to renew their linkages. Just as a section of northern leaders weekend visited former military president Ibrahim Babangida who assured them that any effort in line to make Nigeria remain one will be supported by him, on Tuesday, a former Secretary to the Federal ...

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Criticisms, praises trial Atiku’s plan to name Gbenga Daniel his campaign DG

Atiku Gbenga

Though former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to name Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun State as the Director-General of his campaign organisation, leading political analysts have picked holes on the idea. According to them, Daniel may not have the needed political claws and sagacity to drive ...

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