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Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: President Buhari’s last minute campaign full of fabrications, false figures

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech on Thursday as a last gasp of a drowning administration, laced with fabrications and false performances claims, characteristic of a failed leader, who has been rejected by the people.
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Nigeria’s youth boom approaches the voting booth frustrated

Halima Usman is part of a booming new generation in Nigeria, voting for the first time in a presidential election on Saturday after being raised during the country's two decades of civilian rule.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Osun SDP stakeholders ask members to vote for PDP, Atiku Abubakar

Stakeholders of the Osun State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party, led by the pioneer Chairman, Chief Ademola Ishola, have resolved to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Bauchi government to disburse N1 billion interest-free loans to traders

The Bauchi State government has inaugurated a committee to manage the disbursement of interest free loans of N1 billion to traders across the 20 local government areas of the state.

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.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Sluggish economy haunts Nigerian president at ballot box

Timi Soleye returned home to Nigeria from the United States to set up a gas logistics business six years ago, encouraged by predictions of growth and an expanding middle class.
Omoyele Sowore

Elections: Nigeria’s problem has been analogue leaders – Omoyele Sowore

The presidential candidate of African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore, has called on Nigerians to vote out analogue leaders without the capacity to process data.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike urges Christians to pray for peaceful elections

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike called on Christians to troop out and vote during the forthcoming elections because their votes will make the difference.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: Why we adopted Atiku Abubakar

Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South-South Leader Chief Edwin Clark has given his insight into why the Nigerian Leaders and Elders Forum have endorsed PDP candidate and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar for president ahead of the February 16 presidential election.
Prof. Olu Obafemi, the President, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) speaking on how oil hindered creative industry

Don: Oil hinders development of Nigeria’s creative industry

Prof. Olu Obafemi, the President, Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) said Nigeria’s dependence on oil as major source of revenue had hindered the development of its rich creative industry.

ITF: Nigerians lack skills to fill vacancies in 925 trades in Nigeria

Despite the increasing wave of unemployment in Nigeria, the Director General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, said it was difficult and hard to fill in vacancies that existed in 925 trades in the country’s labour market due to lack of requisites skills.

Peter Obi: PDP‘ll fix economy

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, on Monday said the party would address the challenges facing the economy, if elected.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

General Bajowa: Nigeria’s treasury safe with President Buhari

A retired Major-Gen. Olu Bajowa, on Saturday, said Nigeria’s treasury was safe with President Muhammadu Buhari if re-elected for second term in the Feb. 16 poll.
A trader laughs ahead of the closing bell on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on February 1, 2019 in New York City. – Wall Street stocks concluded another strong week with a nearly flat session on Friday, February 1, 2019, pausing from a heady January following strong jobs data and mixed earnings. Analysts said the rally that had propelled stocks since late December and produced the Dow’s best January in 30 years was showing signs of fatigue. (Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP)

Global stocks mostly rise after strong US jobs data

Global stocks mostly rose Friday following strong US jobs data, though Wall Street’s rally showed signs of fatigue after the Dow finished its best January in 30 years.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar promises aggressive job creation

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said he would address growing unemployment in the country if elected in the Feb. 16 poll.

Nigerian women embrace family planning ahead of population boom

Modupe Adegbite's grandfather had 22 children, while her father had nine. At the age of just 19, she has decided she wants no more than four.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has petitioned France, Germany, European Union, United States of America and United Kingdom over alleged undemocratic actions and infractions of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari abusing instrument of state

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of abusing the instrument of state in his unilateral suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnogen.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Senator Ogbuoji begins campaign, promises aggressive reforms

Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, Ebonyi All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate has kicked off his campaign at Ezillo in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

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Police officer, 8 others killed in Rivers

At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.

Election postponement: APC manipulating INEC to rig polls – Senator Jang

Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.

Labour Party candidate receives postponement news with mix feeling

The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.

INEC rules out political influence in election postponement

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Nobody had clue elections won’t go on

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.