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Peter Obi storms more Anambra markets as campaigns resume

With the relaxation of the ban on campaigns till Thursday, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, has resumed campaigning in major markets across Anambra State.
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Election: Peter Obi calm over postponement – aide

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Peter Obi, is calm over the postponement of Saturday’s elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission, his media aide, Val Obienyem, has said.
Mammoth crowd today trooped out in Daura, Katsina State, as President Muhammadu Buhari observed today’s juma’at prayers at the central mosque of the town.

Nigerians pray for peaceful elections

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari joined fellow worshippers Friday to pray for peaceful elections, amid claims of possible vote-rigging and fears of violence.

Cleric: Why the righteous must contest, win elections

The senior pastor, God’s Kingdom Christian Centre International, Dr. John Kome, has said Nigerians must elect “righteous” people into places of authorities in the forthcoming elections.

Registrar: APCON is neutral in enforcing political advert laws

The Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON), on Tuesday, reacted to an allegation that its clampdown on some campaign billboards and posters of some political parties were targeted at opposition parties in order to favour the ruling party.

Igbo Forum: Ignore Nnamdi Kanu’s election boycott order

Pan-Igbo, non-partisan organisation, Imeobi Igbo Forum, has urged Ndigbo to ignore the call by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to boycott the next Saturday’s election in the South East and parts of South-South geopolitical zones.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Atiku Abubakar: We’ll begin restructuring Nigeria after May 29

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

Osita Chidoka: PDP laid foundation for anti-corruption fight in Nigeria

A former minister of aviation, Chief Osita Chidoka, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), should be given the credit for genuine fight against corruption in the Nigerian public sector.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Sunday in Kano said the country is witnessing unprecedented economic setback under the All Progressive Congress (APC) government.

Kano PDP rally: Atiku Abubakar pledges priority attention to agriculture, commerce

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to give priority attention to agriculture and commerce, if elected President.

Nnamdi Kanu: How Atiku Abubakar kicked out Alex Ekwueme from PDP

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of kicking Alex Ekwueme out of the PDP.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Senator Saraki urges Nigerians to come out and vote on Saturday

President of the Senate and Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians who have collected their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) across the nation to ensure that they come out to vote in massive numbers on February 16, 2019.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Elections: Not voting is not an option – Senator Saraki

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called on youths across the country to ensure they go to the various polling units where they registered and cast their vote.
Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of ceding Bakassi to Cameroon for selfish reasons.

Adams Oshiomhole: Atiku Abubakar, PDP supervised obituaries of industries

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Adams Oshiomole, on Saturday, claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, supervised obituaries of industries in Nigeria.

Election: Don’t allow your country to collapse – Peter Obi tells traders

Mr. Peter Obi, the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rounded his campaign in Anambra State markets on Saturday with a passionate call on traders not to allow Nigeria to collapse.

UP faults IPOB for fixing Biafra’s referendum on election day

The acting National Chairman of United Patriots, Chukwudi Ezeobika, has faulted the call by the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, to hold a referendum on the sovereign State of Biafra on February 16, a day set aside by the Independent National Electoral Commission for presidential and National Assembly elections.

Ugochukwu Nnodim: PDP will take over power from APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the Federal House of Representatives Oshodi/Isolo Constituency II in Lagos, Emmanuel Ugochukwu Nnodim, has said that he is confident that his party will take over power from the ruling All Progressives Congress in the February 16 polls.
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Anambra youths back Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Atiku Abubakar

Youths from 181 communities in Anambra State, under the aegis of Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASTU), have thrown their weight behind the action of Ohanaeze Ndigbo on the endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar.

Senator Orji: Atiku Abubakar is solution to Nigeria’s security, economic woes

Theodore Orji, the senator representing Abia Central in the Senate, has described the Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, as the only solution to the present security and economic challenges facing the country.

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