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Northern Elders: What will determine who we vote for

The Northern Elders Council has reeled out the factors that will determine who to back for the 2019 presidential election, according to a report.
Former vice president Abubakar Atiku, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, PDP national chairman Uche Secondus in Ota, Ogun state

CNM: Olusegun Obasanjo’s reconciliation with Atiku Abubakar was to save Nigeria

Director of strategic communications, Coalition of Nigeria Movement and former political adviser to President, Akin Osuntokun, has said that the reconciliation between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and former President Olusegun Obasanjo was occasioned by the desire to check the dangers President Muhammadu Buhari posed to the country.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

Olisa Agbakoba: Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar will determine winner of 2019 elections

Chief Olisa Agbakoba, a former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Thursday, said former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar will go a long way in determining the outcome of the 2019 presidential election.
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APC: PDP, Atiku Abubakar can’t pass corruption, integrity tests

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has maintained that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, lack the integrity to win the 2019 presidential election.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

2019: Olusegun Obasanjo will be demystified – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Campaign Organisation have dismissed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
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

APC: Why PDP delegates rejected Bukola Saraki

This time, the ruling party said the lawmaker lost out on his bid to contest for presidency next year because even members of his party were fed up with his style of leadership.

Senators frown on Electoral Act Amendment Bill rejected by Muhammadu Buhari

The last appears not to have been heard about the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2010 which President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to thrice this year as senators at plenary Wednesday expressed concern about some sections of the Bill that President Buhari objected to.

INEC warns candidates, political parties on campaigns

“Let me also remind political patties and candidates that the end of primaries does not mean the immediate commencement of campaigns. Section 99(1) prohibits campaigns by political parties earlier than 90 days before polling day,” he said.
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Attahiru Bafarawa congratulates Atiku Abubakar, promises to work for his victory

Former governor of Sokoto State and a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has congratulated former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for clinching the party’s ticket to contest 2019 presidential election, pledging his unalloyed support to him.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 7

Excitement greets Buhari’s branded campaign wristbands

The flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari, now has new campaign wristbands.
Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) on Sunday elected Yabagi Yusuf Sani as its Presidential candidate.

2019: Yabagi Sani emerges ADP presidential candidate

Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, the Action Democratic Party (ADP) on Sunday elected Yabagi Yusuf Sani as its Presidential candidate.
The National Action Council on Sunday elected its National Chairman, Dr Rabia Cengiz as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.

2019: Rabia Cengiz emerges NAC presidential candidate

The National Action Council on Sunday elected its National Chairman, Dr Rabia Cengiz as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections.

PDP Convention: Ike Ekweremadu congratulates Atiku Abubakar

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has congratulated the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party presidential primary election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Pastor Habu Aminchi, PDM’s presidential candidate in a handshake with President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015

2019: Habu Aminchi emerges PDM candidate

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has picked Pastor Habu Aminchi as its candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
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2019: Ohanaeze congratulates Atiku Abubakar, insist on VP slot

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide led by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro has congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his recent victory as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer.
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Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu: Muhammadu Buhari’s affirmation shows peace, love in APC

Enugu West All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu says President Muhammadu Buhari’s affirmation at the APC party convention in Abuja indicates that love and peace reign in the party.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 7

EU: APC national presidential convention a success

Esther Uzoma, member of the European Union (EU) Election Mission, who monitored the just-concluded All Progressive Congress (APC) National Presidential Convention, has described the event as a success.
President Buhari attends APC Presidential National Convention at Eagle Square on 6th Oct 2018 8

2019: APC affirms Muhammadu Buhari as presidential candidate

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially secured the ticket as the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 Presidential election.

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