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Sokoto rally: Atiku Abubakar urges Nigerians to vote out APC

Atiku described Buhari as incompetent in handling the country’s affair, saying the task of making Nigeria work again is a collective effort of all Nigerians and asked them to vote out Buhari in 2019.
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PDP supporters throng Sokoto for Atiku Abubakar

Thousands of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters, on Monday, thronged Sokoto State and its environs in colourful attires and motorcades for the launching of the North-West zonal campaign of the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar.
President Olusegun Obasanjo, side by side with Atiku at a recent visit

Olusegun Obasanjo: Atiku Abubakar culture-oriented, humble leader

Erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo, has for the umpteenth time, endorsed his former deputy and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for the highest office in the land.
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 turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate

Former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has been formally turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate.

Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, others in Yola for Atiku Abubakar’s turbanning ceremony

Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan have separately arrived at the venue set for the turbanning of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in Yola, as the 7th Waziri Adamawa.
President Buhari Unveils Buhari Unity Band in State House on 15th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: Goodluck Jonathan a true democrat

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja hailed his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for voluntarily conceding defeat at the 2015 general elections, describing him as a true democrat.

Namadi Sambo: Goodluck Jonathan a peaceful and civilized statesman

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has described his former boss, President Goodluck Jonathan, as a peaceful and civilized statesman.

Goodluck Jonathan presents book ‘My Transition Hours’

Dignitaries gathered at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja to honour former President Goodluck Jonathan, who’s book, “My Transition Hours,” was publicly presented as he marks his 61st birthday.

Ekiti PDP caucus affirms Ayodele Fayose as party leader

Ekiti caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the highest decision-making organ of the party at the state level, finally, at the weekend, re-affirmed former Governor Ayodele Fayose, as leader of the party.

Ike Ekweremadu: I’m committed to public good

The Deputy Senate President, Prof. Ike Ekweremadu, has stated that his entire political life was a commitment to public good, service orientation and good governance for the people.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

2019: PDP begins screening of Bukola Saraki, Atiku Abubakar, others

The aspirants are those who have obtained the party’s presidential nomination and expression of interest forms to contest the presidential primary of the party slated for October 5 and 6 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

2019: PDP presidential aspirants face screening Monday

Ahead of the Presidential Primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), all its Presidential Aspirants will tomorrow face a 10-man Screening Committee headed by the immediate former Vice President, Arch. Namadi Sambo.

Namadi Sambo: No regrets serving Nigeria under Goodluck Jonathan

A former Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, has said that he has no regrets serving the country as its vice-president under the Goodluck Jonathan administration.

Senator Shehu Sani kicks as APC Kaduna adopts indirect primaries

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Kaduna State chapter, on Thursday adopted indirect primaries in selecting candidates for the 2019 general election.

2019: Ohanaeze youths warn PDP against zoning VP slot to South West

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council (OYC) Worldwide has expressed disappointment over the alleged plot by some cabals in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to zone the vice presidential slot to the South West zone against the interest of the South East region.

Ex-VP Namadi Sambo denies entering into 2019 presidential race

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo has denied interest in the 2019 presidential race.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

NFF to relocate to Dankaro House

Chris Giwa, the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday said the federation’s secretariat would move to the Sunday Dankaro House at the Abuja National Stadium next week.

General Abdulsalami: Peace more important than politics

Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), has advised the federal government to spare no effort in ensuring peace in the country, noting that politics cannot take place in an atmosphere of chaos and unrest.

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Edo APC exco sacks Anselm Ojezua, elects David Imoise as acting chair

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
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Donald Trump open to deal with democrats over Barack Obama’s DACA programme

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.

Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.