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2019: Why National Assembly moved against President Buhari – Joe Igbokwe

The Publicity Secretary of the Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Joe Igbokwe, has given his opinion on why members of the National Assembly reordered the 2019 election timetable.

2019: Senator Ekweremadu tasks President Buhari on credible elections

Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu, on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that his administration conducted free, fair and credible general elections in 2019.

President Buhari’ll consider his health before deciding on second term – Femi Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari will consider his state of health before taking the decision on whether to seek re-election in 2019 or not, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, stated in an interview on Sunday.

2019: President Buhari healthy enough to seek re-election – Presidency

A presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in a better state of health than in 2015, to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections.

2019: We’re waiting for President Buhari’s directives – Femi Adesina

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, has said that the aides of President Muhammadu Buhari were still waiting for him to declare his ambition on the 2019 general elections.

2019: No zoning arrangement for Ebonyi guber ticket – APC

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Chief Austine Edeeze, says that only the best will win the party’s nomination for the state’s governorship election in 2019.

No plan to dump PDP for APGA – Stella Oduah

Senator Stella Oduah on Monday described as untrue a report that she was planning to leave the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.

Donald Trump fails to stop Michael Wolff’s book on White House

US President Donald Trump lashed out at a bombshell-filled book by Michael Wolff that hits the shelves on Friday, dismissing it as “full of lies” after threats of legal action failed to block its release.

Bauchi guber: Ex-Minister Ibrahim Lame declares intention to contest in 2019

A former Minister of Police Affairs and gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ibrahim Lame, has declared his intention to contest the Bauchi State governorship election, in 2019.

Russia’s top court upholds election ban on opposition leader

Russia's top court on Saturday rejected an appeal by opposition leader Alexei Navalny against a decision to bar him from running in the country's 2018 presidential election.

PDP to evaluate performance of new councils in Akwa Ibom

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Akwa Ibom says it will monitor the performances of the newly elected Council Chairmen and Councillors and evaluate them on the basis of the party’s template.

Liberia’s Supreme Court lifts suspension on presidential run-off election

The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted its stay order on the country’s presidential run-off election earlier billed for Nov. 7.

Akwa Ibom council poll: Miscreants attack AKISIEC office in Mkpat Enin

Miscreants suspected to be political thugs have attacked the local office of the Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission in Mkpat Enin local Government area.

Senate asks Nigerian Army to reinstate wrongfully dismissed officer

The Senate has urged the Nigerian Army to reinstate Chidi Ukoha, a colonel, who was wrongfully dismissed alongside 38 other officers in June 2016.


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