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Ex-President Jonathan, General Abdusalami, others for Peace Award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).
The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.

Kano elections: Over 1,800 in prison for thuggery – Police

The Police Command in Kano State said on Thursday that no fewer than 1,800 political thugs were currently in prison across the state, awaiting trial.

Bauchi elections: Peace committee urges stakeholders to maintain peace

The National Peace Committee-led by former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Wednesday, appealed to stakeholders in Bauchi state to calm their supporters in the wake of the halted collation of result for the March 9 governorship election.

Bishop Kukah: No sane Nigerian is happy with these killings

Matthew Kukah, Catholic bishop of Sokoto diocese, says no sane Nigerian is happy with the killings across the country.

Elections: General Abdulsalami, Bishop Kukah, Igwe Achebe call for peace

A former Head of State, Gen Abdusalami Abubakar, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev Mathew Kukah, and the traditional ruler of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, have called for peace as Nigerians gear up to elect state governors and state assembly members Saturday.

Election: NPC organises peace conference in Gombe

Ahead of Saturday Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections, the National Peace Committee (NPC) on Wednesday organized a one day peace dialogue conference for political stakeholders in Gombe state.

Kano elections: APC, PDP, 29 other governorship candidates sign peace accord

A total of 31 governorship candidates from various political parties have signed an accord to promote peaceful conduct before, during and after the 2019 general elections in Kano.‎

Uche Secondus: There may be no elections in 2023

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, during his speech at the opening session of the caucus meeting of the party in Abuja, raised the alarm that there might be no election in 2023 if the military continued to participate during elections as they were allegedly used during the February 23 elections.
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Niger Delta youth leaders salute President Buhari

Niger Delta Youth Leaders have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election and also described as “civilised’’, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar’s resolve to seek legal redress.
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Uche Secondus: Court will give us victory

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Uche Secondus, has expressed confidence that the court would overturn the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari.

General Abdusalami: We’ve presented Atiku Abubakar’s grievances to President Buhari

The Gen Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd)-led National Peace Committee members on Friday held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.

Election: We have assembled more than 18 lawyers – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, on Friday, said the party had assembled more than 18 lawyers to go to court to contest the declaration of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, as the winner of the February 23 presidential election.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

National peace committee meet VP Osinbajo at Aso Villa

Led by the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, and former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar, the NPC met with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo behind closed doors.

National peace committee meets Atiku Abubakar, PDP leadership over post election tension

The National Peace Committee (NPC), led by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has begun moves to douse what the committee has described as rising tension 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.

Arewa Consultative Forum asks Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat, congratulate President Buhari

Mouthpiece of Northern Nigeria, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory at the just concluded Presidential election, asking him to run an inclusive government.

Security unravels opposition’s cash for vote plan

Reports say that security agencies have discovered the plan by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to deploy $3million (N1.8billion) to each state to induce voters.

Eleciton: General Abdulsalami’s peace committee, INEC officials meet

National Peace Committee and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials are currently meeting following the postponement of the election this morning.

President Buhari thanks Bill Clinton for being Nigeria’s friend

President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, for his continuous support for Nigeria and the growth of her democracy.

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Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

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