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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.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I will privatise NNPC if elected president

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as a “mafia organisation”, vowing to privatise it if elected.

Election: Senator Ekweremadu, Speaker Dogara, others named Atiku Abubakar’s technical advisers

Barely over 30 days to Nigeria’s presidential election, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday named technical advisers to its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

APC: Why Pesident Buhari may not attend presidential debate

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said there is nothing special in the presidential debate, saying its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, may choose not to attend if he feels there are other viable options with which he can engage Nigerians.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.

VP Osinbajo, Governor Akeredolu, Fayemi grace Frederick Fasehun’s funeral

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday attended the funeral of late Dr Frederick Fasehun, the founder of Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) at the Cathedral Church of Saint Stephen, Oke-Aluko, Ondo, Ondo State.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Senator Shehu Sani: Governor El-Rufai has not achieved anything

The Senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has described the state Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, as “unpopular.”
Wole Soyinka

Elections: Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka tackles ex-President Obasanjo over Atiku Abubakar endorsement

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has again tackled former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, his former deputy and now presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after painting him as villain for a long time.

Ehiozuwa Agbonnayima: Looting level will shock Nigerians

“Nigerians will be so alarmed that they would want to kill some of the looters if details arewere unveiled on the massive pilfering of the treasury,” a member of the House of Representatives, Mr Ehiozuwa Agbonnayima, has says.

Elections: APC will return power to the poor – Rotimi Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, Director General of the Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organisation, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is going to this year’s general elections to take power from the rich and return it to the poor in the country.

Amina Zakari: President Buhari is not my relation

Mrs Amina Zakari, accused by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described as false, the allegation that she is a relation of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Kailani Muhammad: Nigeria can’t be entrusted in Atiku Abubakar’s hands

A foremost ally of President Muhammadu Buhari and National Coordinator of Buhari Awareness and Voters’ Guard, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, Nigeria cannot be entrusted in the hands of former Vice President and PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Atiku Abubakar, Peter Obi will trade away Nigeria if elected

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiohmole, yesterday urged Nigerians to be wary of the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and the vice presidential candidate Peter Obi, alleging that that if voted into power in the February election, both would trade off Nigeria.

Rotimi Amaechi: General elections between the rich, poor

Director General Buhari/Osibajo Campaign Organisation, Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi on Friday in Ilorin, Kwara State capital hinted that the 2019 elections in Kwara state and all other 35 states of the federation are between the rich and the poor.
National Chairman, APC, Adams Oshiomhole

APC chairman Adams Oshiomhole calls for probe of ex-President Obasanjo, Atiku Abubakar over $16...

Adams Oshiomhole, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for the probe of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar tenure for allegedly spending $16 billion on power in the country with no proof that such money was spent on electricity generation.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: I am the watchman of Nigerian politics

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described himself as the watchman of Nigerian politics due to the role he now plays in the country’s polity, and urged all Nigerians to engage in participatory democracy in order to vote for credible leaders who are patriotic.
Atiku Abubakar

Miyetti Allah accuses Atiku Abubakar of trying to destabilise Nigeria

Herdsmen have accused Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of trying to destabilise Nigeria using the latest Amnesty International (AI)’s report on the farmer/herders’ conflicts.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Ex-President Obasanjo: What I’ll do during 2019 elections

As Nigerians set to vote in next month’s presidential election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that his role would be that of a vigilant watchman, who will not hesitate to raise the alarm whenever there is any irregularities.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: I’m ready to vacate office to restore security in Zamfara

The Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has said that he is ready to vacate office if that is what is required to restore peace and security to the state.

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