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Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP wants INEC to adjust timetable for Ondo, Edo polls

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.

UPP leaders dissolve party, joins APC

Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s deregistration of 31 political parties, the leadership of the National Executive Committee (NEC), including the Board of Trustees (BOT) and other organs of the United Progressive Party (UPP), has joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Chekwas Okorie differs as Ohanaeze shows indifference to Senator Kalu’s emergence as Senate chief...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of Ndigbo, has expressed indifference to the emergence of former Abia State governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, as the Senate Chief Whip, saying it amounts to nothing for Ndigbo.

Edozie Njoku: I’ll reposition APGA for 2023 elections

Edozie Njoku, a businessman and a frontline contender for the national chairmanship seat of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has said that he will reposition the party and introduce internal democracy to put the party in better position for the 2023 general elections.

UPP chief Chekwas Okorie urges President Buhari to address lopsided appointments in his second...

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to address the lopsided appointment when sworn in for a second term on May 29.

UPP warns Nigerians against enemies of democracy

Any political party that promotes the agenda of destabilising the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at this period of the countdown to the general elections is definitely an enemy of our democracy.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: We must end terrorism, open new chapter of hope in 2019

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said Nigeria must open a new chapter in its history to end terrorism in the North East and guarantee a peaceful territory that gives hope to all citizens.

Chekwas Okorie: PDP ripped off Southeast for 16 years

National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, said Thursday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of misleading the Southeast into investing almost 100 percent of their political capital into the party in sixteen years without anything to show for their support.

2019: UPP adopts Muhammadu Buhari as presidential candidate

The United Progressive Party (UPP) has formally endorsed the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, as its candidate for the 2019 general elections.

UPP: Muhammadu Buhari’s second term more reassuring than 8 years of Atiku Abubakar

The United Progressive Party (UPP) on Tuesday said that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) forced it to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari in forthcoming general elections.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar lacks substance

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.
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2019: Campaign officially starts nationwide tomorrow

Political parties will kick off campaign nationwide tomorrow for all elective positions in line with the time table of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 elections.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: Let anybody lead this country, not PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-2

Muhammadu Buhari: Igbo leaders asked me to ignore Ohanaeze

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that many well-meaning Igbo leaders asked him to ignore the so-called endorsement by Ohanaeze Ndigbo of the PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar all chaff, no substance

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

2019: Chekwas Okorie’s UPP adopts Muhammadu Buhari

The United Progressive Party has said that it will adopt President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for the 2019 polls on Tuesday, next week.

2019: INEC closes submission of nomination forms for governorship, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it would not extend the deadline for the submission of nomination forms by political parties of their candidates for the governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Ndigbo: Babatunde Fashola can’t decide our fate in 2023

Not minding the discordant tunes being played by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and scheming regarding which geopolitical zone would produce the president in 2023, mainstream Ndigbo appear unperturbed. They insist they would decide their fate.

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The President of Nigerian Traders Union in Ghana, Chukwuemeka Levi Nnaji, Monday accused the Ghanaian government of inconsistent speech and words on the closure of over 160 Nigerian shops.

Nigerian traders in Ghana attempting suicide over maltreatment

Some Nigerian traders in Ghana are considering suicide as option, following rising cases of frustrations, biting hunger and sad feelings of grave abandonment occasioned by the recent actions taken by Ghanaian government against the traders, Progressives Ambassadors of Nigeria has said.
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Frank Lampard casts doubt over Victor Moses future at Chelsea

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Partizan Belgrade’s Sadiq Umar bags sixth goal of the season

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Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.

Thiago Silva not at Chelsea to ‘visit tourist sites’

Thiago Silva is eager to point out that he is not at Chelsea to “visit tourist sites” and “go through the motions”, with the Brazilian defender determined “to win” with the Blues.