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Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the opposition is disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to die after his illness.

Lai Mohammed: Opposition disappointed that Muhammadu Buhari refused to die

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the opposition is disappointed that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to die after his illness.
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Kogi SDP senatorial candidate seeks arrest of APC candidate, council bosses

In a petition to the Inspector General of Police, dated, 3rd December, and made available to the press, Akpoti urged the police chief to arrest and prosecute some alleged political thugs identified to be members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kogi State chapter.

NEDG: We chose participating parties for presidential debate via multi-stage process

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) has explained how five political parties were selected to participate in the presidential and vice-presidential debates for the 2019 elections.
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SDP: Why we changed vice presidential candidate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that its replacement of Junaid Mohammed with Shehu Gabam as the party’s vice presidential candidate, was the outcome of a consensus.

APC urges PDP to focus its campaign on pro-people policies

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zero its campaign on pro-people policies, not killings ahead of the 2019 general elections.

APGA faults court’s cancellation of Anambra South senatorial primaries

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has reacted to the nullification of its primary election for Anambra South Senatorial District by an Abuja high court.
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Kogi PDP youths urge Sartaki to swear in Isaac Alfa

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youths’ organisation in Kogi State under the auspices of Kogi Defenders of Democracy has called on the Senate President Bukola Saraki to swear in now Air Marshall Isaac Alfa (rtd) as the Senator representing Kogi East at the National Assembly or the PDP would lose all elective positions in the forthcoming general election in the state.

PDP lawmakers condemn presidential system, want Nigeria to adopt parliamentary method

Seventy-one members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives have condemned the presidential system of government, describing it as wasteful and inimical to the country’s growth.

Kingsley Moghalu: Muhammadu Buhari’s track record depicts failure

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has described the track record of President Muhammadu Buhari as a failure.

PDP: Federal government plotting to rig with illegal polling centres in Chad, Niger

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO) has condemned an alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency to rig the 2019 general elections by creating illegal polling centres in Chad and Niger Republic.
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Atiku Abubakar: Igbos won’t allow Muhammadu Buhari, APC deceive them with 2023 presidency

Atiku Abubakar, former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not honour their pledge to make the South-East produce the president in 2023 if they support Buhari in next year’s presidential election.
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2019: Campaign on pro-people policies, not frivolities – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.

APC accuses PDP of colluding with traditional institutions for support in Sokoto

The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.

Court okays Kashamu Buruji’s expulsion from PDP

An Abuja Federal High Court on Thursday validated the expulsion of Sen. Kashamu Buruji, representing Ogun West, from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

2019: IPAC to organise peace-accord forum for Ebonyi candidates

The Inter-party Advisory Council in Ebonyi says it plans to organise a peace-accord forum for all governorship, state and national assembly candidates in the 2019 election.
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Jide Jimoh: We’re giving attention to basic amenities lacking in Lagos Mainland

A federal lawmaker, Jide Jimoh, has reassured the people of Lagos Mainland Federal Constituency that attention is being given to some basic amenities lacking in their area.
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Omoyele Sowore kicks over exclusion from presidential debate

Mr Omoyele Sowore, Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG).

2019: Tanko Yakasai tacitly endorses Abubakar Atiku for president

A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.

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Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 budget presentation under threat as National Assembly workers go on strike

The 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari next week is under serious threat as the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria has vowed to embark of four days warning strike over unpaid allowances.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Lessons of the vice presidential candidates’ debate

These valid statements, in my mind, summarize the true state of the Nigerian situation, from which all our leaders should pick some valuable lessons.
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Yemi Osinbajo: Nigeria suffered major infrastructural deficit in PDP’s 16 years rule

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria suffered major infrastructural deficite in the 16 years of the Peoples Democraty Party’s (PDP) rule.

Qatar: GCC needs to enforce its own rules

Qatar has said it is committed to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) but that the bloc needed to enforce its own rules, signalling that a reformed alliance could help end the Gulf crisis.

Marcelo ‘never’ considered Madrid exit amid Juventus links

Real Madrid full-back Marcelo insisted he had never considered leaving the Spanish giants amid persistent links to Juventus.