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PDP: How Jimi Agbaje hijacked money sent for campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has accused Jimi Agbaje, its governorship candidate in the just-concluded general election, of allegedly hijacking funds meant for the prosecution of the elections in the state.
Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: PDP, Atiku Abubakar suffering from post-election depression, hallucination

The APC has said PDP and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have slipped into post-election depression and hallucination after the claim that INEC server indicated that he (Atiku) won the presidential election by a margin of 1.6 million votes.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.
Atiku Abubakar

APC: Atiku Abubakar, PDP are hallucinating on election victory claim

The All Progressives Congress ( APC ) said on Wednesday that claims by the Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the recently concluded presidential election, Atiku Abubakar that he won the Presidential election by about 1.5 Million votes is a clear indication that the former Vice President has started hallucinating and falling into depression.
Tonye Cole

Tonye Cole asks INEC apologise to Rivers people for suspending governorship polls

Tonye Cole, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State on Tuesday said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should apologise to the people of Rivers and the security agencies for suspending indefinitely the governorship election held on March 9 in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo APC suspends General Airhiavbere for alleged anti-party activities

The All Progressives Congress, Oredo Ward I, has suspended former governorship aspirant of the party, Gen. Charles Airhiavbere, over alleged anti-party activities.

Femi Fani-Kayode: Gbenga Daniel dumping Atiku Abubakar, PDP is tragic

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Femi Fani-Kayode on Monday said the decision of Gbenga Daniel to dump the party at the time it was challenging the presidential election result was tragic.

BBC demands investigation of attack on reporter

After losing the presidential election and governorship election in Lagos State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is embroiled in another controversy over the alleged assault on a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reporter in Lagos, Ajoke Ulohotse.
Nnia Nwodo

Presidential election: Ndigbo spoke their minds through ballots – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, weekend said no matter the outcome of the last presidential election in the country, the people of the Southeast zone spoke their minds through the ballots and would do that again if given a second electoral opportunity.

PDP expresses optimism at winning all supplementary polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday expressed confidence that it would win all the governorship supplementary elections scheduled for March 23.

Peter Obi: No nation can grow with election rigging

The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23, 2019 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that no nation can grow nation can grow with election rigging.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

MASSOB accuses President Buhari of winning re-election through dubious, corrupt means

The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana asks INEC to deregister unqualified political parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission has powers to reduce the number of political parties in Nigeria, says senior lawyer, Femi Falana, decrying what he calls “unprincipled proliferation” of parties.

Bayelsa PDP, APC biker over Clark-led Elders group’s comments

The Bayelsa Chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have bickered on recent comments of Chief Edwin Clark’s group on the outcome of the 2019 General Elections.
Algeria PM Noureddine Bedoui

Algerian prime minister promises new government in days

Algeria's new prime minister is promising to create a government within days as the country faces mass protests calling for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.

Tribunal grants President Buhari, APC access to inspect election materials

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has granted access to President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, All Progressives Congress, to inspect the materials used for the conduct of the February 23, 2019 presidential election.
Hundreds of demonstrators, in defiance of a ban of protests, rallied in the Algerian capital against a bid by ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a fifth term in office.

Algerian teachers, students protest against President Bouteflika

Hundreds of school teachers and students protested in the Algerian capital on Wednesday amid fears that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika plans to extend his two-decade rule.

Senate adjourns plenary over certificates of return

The Senate yesterday adjourned plenary to Tuesday to allow senators that won reelection to collect their certificates of return from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today.

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Ethiopian Airlines will work with investigators in Ethiopia, the U.S. and elsewhere “to figure out what went wrong with flight 302’’, the airline’s CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam, said on Monday.
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UNICEF: 2.1 billion people live without safe water globally

It has been observed that 2.1 billion people live without safe water globally while one in four Primary Schools have no drinking water sources using unprotected sources of water.

Abuja DisCo: Man electrocuted in Nasarawa not our official

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has denied the death of one its officials as a result of electrocution in Nasarawa state.