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Ado-odo/Otta APC Rep Ticket: I never stepped down for any aspirant – Hon. Aina

Ogun State House of Assembly member, Hon. Nurudeen Akinpelu Aina has declared that he never stepped down for any aspirant following talks about his withdrawal from the race for the ticket of House of Representatives of the Ado-odo/Otta federal constituency. The two-term lawmaker in the Ogun State House of Assembly representing Ota State constituency stated Read more

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Omokri urges Nigerians to reject APC after Aisha Buhari condemns ruling Party’s primaries

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri has asked Nigerians to reject the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following a statement on the primary election of the party made by Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari. The wife of the president faulted the process of the APC primary elections conducted in some Read more

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Fayose ponders on dumping PDP

The outgoing governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has indicated an intention of dumping the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fayose revealed in a statement he issued on Monday that he has no regret supporting Aminu Tambuwal in the race for the party’s presidential ticket. Former Vice- President Atiku Abubakar overwhelmingly defeated Tambuwal in the primary Read more

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It’s official! Atiku wins PDP presidential ticket in landslide victory

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has emerged winner of the much anticipated Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary election. The Waziri Adamawa received the highest number of votes in the exercise which was held in Port Harcourt from Saturday to Sunday. The elected PDP candidate polled 1,532 votes, while his closest rival, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Read more

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In Imo, son-in-law may succeed gov Okorocha after picking guber ticket

Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, son-in-law and a former Chief of Staff to the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has been declared the winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election. Mr. Nwosu married to governor Okorocha’s daughter may, after all, succeed his father-in-law if eventually, he wins the Imo state governorship election. Nwosu was Read more

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Prince Akinboyede emerges ADC Ado-odo/Otta Rep candidate

Prince Abiodun Akinboyede has emerged as Ado-odo/Otta Federal House of Representatives candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) for the 2019 general election. The ADC on Saturday declared Prince Abiodun Akinboyede as the winner of the primary election Akinboyede in a statement made on his Facebook account said he dutifully accept the mandate. He wrote, Read more

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Oby Ezekwesili formally declares for presidency, vows to pull down APC, PDP stronghold

A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has formally declared her intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the 2019 election. The declaration was made in a statement titled, ‘Why I am running for the Office of President’ on Saturday. Ezekwesili in her declariton promised to Read more

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2019: Buhari’s acceptance speech as APC presidential candidate (FULL TEXT)

President Muhammadu Buhari has been formally declared the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), for the 2019 presidential election. The APC declared President Buhari at its convention held in Abuja, Saturday. Mr Buhari, in his acceptance speech, accused the main opposition party, PDP, of mismanaging Nigeria in the 16 years it led Read more

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Gbenga Ashafa bundled out of Senatorial race as Lagos assembly member picks ticket

Lagos glitzy senator Gbenga Ashafa has been knocked out of the Lagos east senatorial race after he was roundly defeated by a member of the State House of Assembly, Bayo Osinowo. Ashafa, the All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Lagos east in the Senate lost his bid to return for the third time. Bayo Osinowo Read more