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President Buhari participates at the signing of 2nd National Peace Accord in Abuja on 13th Feb 2019-6

Election: ANAP polls put President Buhari in the lead but final outcome ‘too close...

A presidential pre-election opinion poll commissioned by ANAP Foundation, a non-profit organisation, has put President Muhammadu Buhari in the lead .
Apparently hopeful that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will have landslide victory in the general elections, Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has urged the electorates to be prepared to defend their votes.

Election: Itsekiri youths back Governor Okowa for second term

The Itsekiri National Youth Congress (INYC) has endorsed Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, for a second term.
Babatunde Gbadamosi

Lagos AD members defect to ADP, adopt Babatunde Gbadamosi

Some members of the Lagos State chapter of Alliance for Democracy (AD) have defected to the Action Democratic Party (ADP) and declared support for its gubernatorial candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi.

Academic activities resume in universities as ASUU calls of strike

The leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday suspended the prolonged strike action with effect from Friday 8, 2019 following an agreement reached with the Federal Government on key issues of demand.
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Amina Titi Abubakar: President Buhari has failed Nigeria in all aspects

Wife of the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaja Amina Titi Abubakar, yesterday, expressed disappointment over the way and manner President Muhammadu Buhari is running the country.

Commonwealth dispatches election observer group to Nigeria

Former President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, has been appointed by the Commonwealth to lead its observer group for the February 16 elections in the country.

Babatunde Fashola: Federal government’s policy on infrastructure maintenance to boost artisans’ living standard

The Federal Government on Thursday said the newly approved National Maintenance Framework for public buildings would improve the living standard of artisans and middle-classes in the country.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 12, 2018 French Renault group CEO and chairman of Japan’s Nissan Motor CO. Ltd and Mitsubishi Motors Corp, Carlos Ghosn poses during a photo session at the Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt. – Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has handed in his resignation, France’s economy minister said on January 24, 2019 ahead of a board meeting at which the French car maker is to appoint his successor. (Photo by JOEL SAGET / AFP)

Report: Carlos Ghosn says arrest was result of ‘plot and treason’

Detained auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn believes his arrest and the charges against him are the result of a “plot and treason” at his former employer Nissan, he told the Nikkei newspaper Wednesday.

Malaysia unveils five-year plan to fight corruption

Malaysia has unveiled an ambitious five-year plan to clamp down on corruption in government, months after a multi-billion-dollar graft scandal brought down the previous administration.

Justice Onnoghen: Group commends AGF, demands speedy prosecution of Babachir Lawal

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) has commended the office of the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice for the timeous and prompt nature of the prosecution of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, over the non-declaration of assets before the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Rivers election: Accord Party promises to create billionaires as it flags off campaign

The Accord Party on Wednesday flagged off its campaign in Rivers with assurances that billionaires would be made of the people of the state if its governorship candidate was voted into power.

NSE chief urges higher governance standards

The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema, has called on African businesses to embrace higher governance standards to facilitate the inflow of funds needed to position the continent to leverage gains of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).
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Cleric urges Nigerians to vote credible leaders

The Chairman, Anambra Catholic Education Commission, Rev. Fr Hypolite Adigwe, has urged Nigerians to eschew sentiments and vote for the right leaders at all levels.
His Royal Highness, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch on Saturday in Abuja donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign.

Election: Anambra monarch donates vehicle to President Buhari’s campaign

His Royal Highness, Igwe Dennis Ezebuilo, an Anambra monarch on Saturday in Abuja donated a Toyota Hilux vehicle to President Muhammadu Buhari for his campaign.
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VP Osinbajo: Atiku Abubakar, PDP have always opposed restructuring

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate in February 16 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku have always opposed restructuring of the country.

NECA: Nigeria’s mounting debt signals danger for economy

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association says Nigeria’s increasing debt burden could have negative implications on developmental capacity of the economy.
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Election: Atiku Abubakar has 95% support base in Bayelsa – coordinator

The campaign coordinator for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Bayelsa State, Chief Collins Cocodia, says the party’s candidate has 95% support of Bayelsa electorates going to February 16, 2019 presidential election.

Kwara government lambast Lai Mohammed over comments

The Kwara State Government says the Minister for Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed’s recent pronouncements on governance in Kwara State are at variance with the reality on the ground.

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Election: Governor Akeredolu urges INEC to avoid delay beyond February 23

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Saturday appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to avoid any further delay of the Presidential and National Assembly elections beyond next Saturday.

Election: INEC orders withdrawal of sensitive election materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi said it had started withdrawing all sensitive election materials earlier issued out for the conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections.

Elections postponement: Gbenga Daniel faults call for INEC chairman’s resignation

The Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council, South, Gbenga Daniel, has said his party suspects foul play in the postponement of the general elections.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

Election: President Buhari to speak after INEC’s briefing – Presidency

The Presidency has said that President Muhamamdu Buhari, will speak on the elections postponement after Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) briefing.

PDP: Election postponement capable of causing political crisis

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the excuse of logistical crisis given by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections was not sufficient and describing it flimsy.