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Olusegun Obasanjo: Wages of the old soldier’s rage

At this rate, President Muhammadu Buhari may beat former military President General Ibrahim Babangida to the record of collecting the most abusive letters from a former president.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 7

EU: APC national presidential convention a success

Esther Uzoma, member of the European Union (EU) Election Mission, who monitored the just-concluded All Progressive Congress (APC) National Presidential Convention, has described the event as a success.

Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara absent at Independence day rally

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, were on Monday conspicuously absent at a parade organised to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary.

Striking workers paralyse activities at federal secretariat

Striking workers on Thursday paralysed activities in all the offices at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja. Our correspondent who observed activities at the secretariat located in the Three Arms Zone reported that most workers did not report for work.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) rose from several hours of meeting approving the appointment of Yekini Nabena as acting National Publicity of the party.

APC: Elections will be won by votes, not campaign ground antics

The All Progressives Congress (APC) believes the outcome of the general elections in 2019 will be determined by the votes from the electorate.
Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central, has declared his intention to contest the presidency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2019: Senator Kwankwaso declares for Presidency, vows to unseat President Buhari

One of the contenders for the presidential ticket under Nigeria’s main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday declared to run for the number one political seat.
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NPCN calls for prayers against politically-masterminded killings in Nigeria

The National Peace Campaign Network, a non-denominational and inter-faith organization has called for prayers against what it tagged as “politically masterminded killings” in Nigeria.
APC Supporters at Convention venue in Abuja. Hogan Bassey|NAN

APC supporters jam Abuja convention venue

The Eagles Square, the arena of the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention was busy and choked by supporters who turned up in large numbers to cheer their candidates in spite of the Saturday rain in Abuja.

2019: President Buhari to lead 1m Nigerians on democracy walk

The National Democracy Stakeholders Group (NSDG), a pro-democracy and non-profit organisation, says President Muhammadu Buhari will lead the 2018 edition of Democracy Solidarity Walk.

Federal govt lauds NNPC’s foray into renewable energy

The Federal Government has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for venturing into the development of renewable energy across the country.

Shun corrupt practices – Pastor Kumuyi tells Nigerians

The General Superintendent of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor William Kumuyi, has urged Nigerians to shun corrupt tendencies in their dealings to avoid wrath of God.

What is happening to Buhari?

That’s precisely the point. His good intentions may be taking us to hell in a handcart and his gestures, just like Jonathan’s at the height of the MEND-led violence, are feeble and confusing.

PDP convention: Group faults outcome, demands authentic results

A forum of aggrieved candidates and other stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday rejected the results of the last Saturday’s National Convention, describing it as fraud and not the true reflection of delegates at the Convention ground.

Uche Secondus’s speech after being elected PDP chairman

In his victory speech as chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, described Nigeria’s ruling APC as a tenant in the presidential villa.

PDP bars ex-VP Atiku Abubakar from voting at convention

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar will not vote at its December 9 national convention, which holds at Eagles Square, Abuja.

PDP raises alarm over plot to disrupt convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday alleged that some “overzealous elements” in the All Progressive Congress (APC) were planning to disrupt the party’s national convention holding on Saturday in Abuja.

Convention: PDP South Africa wants vibrant, young leaders

Mr Ekos Akpokabayen, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South Africa chapter has called on members of the party to elect vibrant and young leaders at its national convention.

PDP NEC approves December 9 for national convention

The People Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee has approved Dec. 9 for the party’s national elective convention.

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PDC suspects sabotage in postponement of elections

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ASUU president, others say polls postponement sad, embarrassing

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Election postponement: Governor Obaseki calls for calm in Edo

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