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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar asks General Buratai to relocate to Borno

Former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has advised the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to permanently relocate to the North-East zone, particularly Borno to intensify the fight against insurgency.
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Kassim Afegbua: President Buhari lacks capacity to manage security crisis

Kassim Afegbua, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari lacks the capacity to manage the security crisis in the country.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar chides APC over Cameroonian citizenship claim

A few weeks after the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, urged the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal to dismiss his suit challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the February 23 election, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has described the party as home to hypocrites who speak from both sides of the mouth.
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Atiku Abubakar campaign team gives condition for presidential debate

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, will only participate in the presidential debate slated for today if President Muhammadu Buhari attends, a campaign spokesperson has said.

PDP: Presidency plotting arrest of lawmakers who booed Muhammadu Buhari

Barely five days after President Muhammadu Buhari was booed by some lawmakers during the presentation of the 2019 budget before the joint session of the National Assembly, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PPCO) has alleged a plot by the presidency to arrest the lawmakers.

PDP: Presidency, APC hawking with 2023 presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PDPPCO) has accused the Presidency and the All Progressive Congress (APC) of hawking the 2023 presidency to secure votes for next year’s election.
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has identified the youthful age of his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as a great asset to Nigeria

Ayodele Fayose: Aminu Tambuwal’s youthful age a great asset to Nigeria

With barely three weeks to the forthcoming national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party where the party is expected to picks its candidate for next year’s presidential election, Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has identified the youthful age of his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, as a great asset to Nigeria.

Criticism over huge fees for Nigerian election hopefuls

Nigeria's two main political parties are asking election hopefuls to pay huge fees for the chance to stand at next year's general election, in a move criticised as favouring the rich and well-connected.
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PDP urges police to come clear on Fani Kayode’s invitation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Nigeria Police to come out clear on the ‘fact-finding’ invitation extended to former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, to appear on Tuesday for “alleged conspiracy, criminal defamation and inciting publication.”
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R-APC alleges plot to impeach Senators Saraki, Ekweremadu on Wednesday

The National Working Committee of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) has again raised the alarm over alleged plot by the APC to use the Wednesday resumption date of the National Assembly for the ‘’illegal’’ impeachment of Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.

R-APC asks Senator Saraki to declare Godswill Akpabio’s seat vacant

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to declare the seat of Godswill Akpabio, former minority of the upper legislative chamber, vacant.
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R-APC: DSS is the armed wing of APC

Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), says the the Department of State Services (DSS) has become the armed wing of the ruling party.
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R-APC: We’ve uncovered plot to illegally impeach Senator Saraki

The Reformed All Progressives Congress said on Sunday it has uncovered plot to illegally impeach the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, by the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.
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R-APC: Senator Saraki helped Lai Mohammed become President Buhari’s minister

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) has declared that Senate President, Bukola Saraki, played a major role in ensuring that Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, made the list of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers.

R-APC hails defection of lawmakers

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), which recently pulled out of the mainstream ruling party, has hailed the lawmakers who defected Tuesday saying the move will ”redirect the compass for better politics.”
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2019: Dangling carrots won’t help APC – R-APC

The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) has warned that no amount of ‘carrots’, intimidation and harassment could dissuade it from its commitment to rescue the nation’s democracy.

rAPC: We are not afraid of persecution

Members of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (rAPC) said it is not afraid of being persecuted by the federal government for breaking out of the party.

Congresses: APC should have learnt from PDP – Kassim Afegbua

The spokesperson for General Ibrahim Babangida, Mr Kassim Afegbua, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congresses (APC) following the congresses conducted by the party in some states.

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Gabon to be first African nation paid to fight deforestation

Gabon will become the first African country paid with international funds to preserve its forests in an effort to fight climate change, the United Nations said Sunday.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun may establish two additional universities

The Ogun State Government has revealed that it may establish two additional universities to address the agitation of the people of the Central and Western Senatorial districts respectively.

Kogi Speaker receives defectors into APC

The Speaker of Kogi State House Assembly, Hon. Mathew Kolawole, has formally received some members of the opposition parties who recently defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

‘Yahoo boy’ runs mad, strips self naked in Ekiti

There was drama on a major highway in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, when a young man suspected to be an Internet fraudster ran mad in full public glare on Sunday evening.

Bandits release 30 more captives in Zamfara

The peace efforts initiated by the Zamfara government have continued to yield more fruits with 30 additional captives released by bandits on Sunday, after eight months in captivity.