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Former minister urges National Assembly, political parties to hold President Buhari, others accountable

A former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Prof Jerry Gana, has urged the National Assembly and political parties to hold President Muhammadu Buhari and other members of the executive arm of government accountable.
The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.

Funding stalls completion of PDP’s new national secretariat – chairman

The PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, on Monday said the paucity of funds stalled the completion of the PDP N16bn 12 storey new national secretariat project.

Jerry Gana: We’re disappointed by Supreme Court’s judgment

The Prof Jerry Gana Presidential Campaign Team on Sunday said it was disappointed by the Supreme Court’s judgment that declared a former governor of Cross River State, Donal Duke, the authentic presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party.
A former governor of Cross River State Donald Duke has said he will not criminalise same-sex relationships if he becomes Nigeria's president in 2019.

Supreme Court upholds Donald Duke as SDP presidential candidate, awards N3 million damages

The Supreme Court in Abuja on Friday upheld the Court of Appeal judgment declaring Donald Duke as the Social Democratic Party’s presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.
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Election: Abia SDP mobilizes support for President Buhari, rejects Donald Duke, Jerry Gana

The Abia State chapter of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has said that it has directed its members and supporters across the seventeen local government areas of the state, to cast their votes for the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari, in the February 23 general elections.

Jerry Gana urges INEC to conduct credible election

Prof. Jerry Gana has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free, fair and credible election, saying it is the only way democracy can survive.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

SDP crisis: Tunde Adeniran’s faction expels Jerry Gana, Supo Shonibare, suspends Donald Duke

There is no end in sight for the fracas tearing the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to shreds, as a faction backed by its Vice Chairman (South), Professor Tunde Adeniran, has expelled Professor Jerry Gana for alleged gross misconduct and dragging the party to court.

SDP: Only party renegades endorsed President Buhari – Jerry Gana

A former Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, on Friday said only “renegade members” of the party took part in the Thursday meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee where the decision to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari was taken.

Olu Falae: I didn’t resign my position as SDP chairman

The National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party, Chief Olu Falae, has denied resigning his position as the national chairman of the party.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Election: Why SDP abandoned Donald Duke, Jerry Gana for President Buhari

The opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Thursday formally announced its decision to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River state

Donald Duke: I won’t step down my campaign

Mr Donald Duke, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Presidential Candidate, says he is going ahead with his campaigns in spite of delays caused by litigation over his candidature.

Election: Jerry Gana rejects ruling on SDP presidential candidacy, approaches Supreme Court

Piqued by the ruling of an Appeal Court headed by Justice Abdul Aboki in Abuja, which recognised Dr Donald Duke as the legitimate presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) ahead of next month’s poll, Professor Jerry Gana has vowed to take the matter to the Supreme Court.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Election: SDP leaders to meet over Appeal Court judgement

The Social Democratic Party National Working Committee is to meet and review the Court of Appeal judgment that recognised former Governor of Cross River, Donald Duke, as the presidential candidate of the party in the forthcoming general elections.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

Election: Jerry Gana accuses Olu Falae, Donald Duke of thwarting presidential bid

The fireworks bedevilling the Social Democratic Party (SDP), gathered momentum as Professor Jerry Gana accused the party’s National Chairman, Chief Olu Falae, of thwarting his presidential ambition.

INEC: Why we excluded Donald Duke, Jerry Gana’s names from final list

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it removed the name of a former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, from the final list of presidential candidates published on Thursday.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

INEC: SDP can contest presidential election without candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said the Social Democratic Party can contest the February 16 presidential election despite not having submitted the names of its presidential and vice presidential candidates.

Elections: INEC releases final list of candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the Presidential and National Assembly Election, scheduled for Feb. 16.
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INEC bars Rivers, Zamfara APC candidates from national assembly elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday released final list of candidates for the presidential and National Assembly elections, scheduled for February 16, barring APC candidates in Zamfara and Rivers states.

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Pope cancels more official appointments over cold

Pope Francis postponed his official appointments Friday and was working from home, the Vatican said, a day after cancelling a scheduled appearance at mass because of “a mild ailment”.
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Italy urges tourists not to cancel trips because of coronavirus outbreak

Italy urged tourists spooked by the new coronavirus Thursday not to stay away, but efforts to reassure the world it was managing the outbreak were overshadowed by a sharp rise in case numbers.

NGO adopts first primary school in Ilorin with N100 million development fund

A non-governmental organization in Ilorin, Kwara state, Waziri Gobir Foundation, has offered to adopt the first primary school in Ilorin Emirate, Okesuna Local Government Education Authority School A and B, Ilorin.