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Aliyu Wamakko trains 400 youths on business plans

The senator representing Sokoto North senatorial district, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Tuesday commenced the training of 400 unemployed youths from across Sokoto State on how to effectively prepare profitable and acceptable feasibility studies and business plans.
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Adebayo Alao-Akala: INEC officials conniving with APC to alter voter register

Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala, a former governor of Oyo State and governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), on Tuesday alleged that “some bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

NEDG, BON pick five political parties for presidential debate

The Nigeria Elections Debate Group (NEDG) and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have selected five political parties that will participate in the upcoming presidential debate.

Doyin Okupe: PDP accuses EFCC, Presidency of witch-hunt

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday demanded the immediate and unconditional release of its chieftain, Dr. Doyin Okupe, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), accusing the commission and presidency of witch-hunt.

Kashim Shettima: APC will emerge victorious in 2019

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno and Chairman, APC South-West Reconciliation Committee says the party will bring on board all members to achieve victory in 2019 general elections.
Emmanuel David Ombugadu

Nasarawa guber: PDP’s David Ombugadu pledges inclusive government

David Ubugadu, the Nasarawa State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday promised to run an inclusive government if given mandate in 2019.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-3

KEDCO’s Jamilu Gwamna lauds Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft war

Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Dr. Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna, has lauded the present administration on its relentless fight against corruption in Nigeria and its reforms in the power sector.

Ayodele Fayose’s loyalists dump PDP for APC in Ekiti

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) welcomed to its fold about 500 political appointees and elected officials who served under the first and second terms of former Governor Ayodele Fayose.
President Buhari participates at Signing of Peace Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding by Presidential Candidates and Party Chairmen in Abuja on 11th Dec 2018-5

2019: Muhammadu Buhari, 67 others commit to peaceful electioneering

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday set the tone for rancour-free 2019 electioneering as he joined 67 other presidential candidates to sign a peace accord anchored by the National Peace Committee.

Uche Secondus: More Nigerians Killed under APC’s watch than civil war

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday carpeted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s security records, saying under its watch, more Nigerians had been killed than during the Civil War that ended in 1970.
Dapo Abiodun

2019: Dapo Abiodun expresses hope Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with Ogun APC

Buoyed by the ongoing peace initiatives by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governorship candidate of the party in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed confidence that Governor Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with the party and support him to win the governorship election scheduled for March 2019.

Electoral bill: House of Reps may begin process to override Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s communication rejecting the Electoral Act Amendment Bill for the fourth time sparked anger on the floor of the House of Representatives on Tuesday following the reading of the letter by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.

Kogi lawmaker loses seat for defecting to PDP

The Kogi State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seat of Hon. Linus Enench, the member representing Olamaboro Constituency of the state.The Kogi State House of Assembly has declared vacant the seat of Hon. Linus Enench, the member representing Olamaboro Constituency of the state.

Labour Party promises rebirth of Benue

Governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in Benue State, Dr. Paul Angya, has promised to ensure infrastructural transformation in Benue State if elected as governor in 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole denies attacking Aisha Buhari

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has denied making any comments against the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari.

Lagos APC leaders urge Epe members to work for party

Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, have again urged party faithful in Epe to work for the interest of the party and shun sentiment.

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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).