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Buhari promises he won’t disappoint if “re-elected”

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Nigerians that he will not disappoint them if he is re-elected as President in 2019. He gave the assurance after being declared as the APC presidential candidate at the party’s National Presidential Convention which ended in the early hours of Sunday at Read more

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PDP Convention: Impressive turnout in Port Harcourt

Large turn out of delegates and heavy presence of security personnel characterised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention holding in Port Harcourt, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The venue of the convention, Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium was agog as delegates trooped peacefully into the pavilions earmarked for their respective states, but accreditation of Read more

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APC fires Senator Omo-Agege

The Cyril Ogodo-led Delta State executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has expelled the Senator representing Delta Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. This is coming on the backdrop and in apparent reprisal to the expulsion of Olorogun O’tega Emerhor. The Ogodo-led State Working Committee (SWC) in a swift reaction Read more

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Lagos APC Primaries: Finally, Ambode accepts defeat, congratulates Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has given up on his pursuit of a second term ticket, by conceding defeat to rival Babajide Sanwo-Olu. In a concession speech, the rejected Lagos governor pledged to support the All Progressives Congress, APC, to emerge winner of next year’s governorship election. Sanwo-Olu, heavily backed by the state’s party leaders Read more

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Oshiomhole declares Imo primary suspended, speaks on Lagos exercise

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday described the results being circulated as the outcome of the Imo governorship primaries as fake. Mr Oshiohmole stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Tuesday. Read more

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National Convention: PDP leaders approve Port Harcourt as Venue

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has agreed to hold the party’s National Convention to elect its presidential candidate in Port Harcourt. The Chairman, PDP Governors Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of the party’s emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Read more

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UNGA73: Buhari off to New York Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, along with his wife, Aisha, depart for New York to participate in the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened September 18, 2018. The theme for this year’s Session is: “Making the United Nations relevant to all People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Read more