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NCP: 13.5 million Nigerians out of school

National Chairman and Presidential candidate of the National Conscience Party (NCP) Dr Yunusa Tanko says that about 13.5 million Nigerians are out of school due to the lack of prompt attention to the educational system in the country.

2019: List of presidential candidates and their political parties

On Friday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said a total of 79 candidates will be contesting the 2019 presidential election.

Parties in last minutes rush to beat INEC deadline for submission of names

Political parties on Thursday resorted to last minute rush to beat the Independent National Electoral Commission’s deadline for the submission of list of candidates for 2019 general elections.

CUPP: NCP leaders threaten to pull out of coalition

With controversies in the political parties of the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) leading to the formation of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), the National Conscience Party (NCP) may have resolved to pull out of the alliance.

Labour Party, NCP, others disagree over 6-year single term proposal for presidency

Some political parties in the country, on Tuesday, disagreed over the proposed six-year single term for president and governors as a panacea to the country’s political problem.

Presidential aspirant dumps party over N7.4 million levy

A presidential aspirant on the platform of National Conscience Party (NCP), Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, on Monday renounced his membership of the party.

PDP, SDP, 36 parties hold alliance talks to oust APC, President Buhari

As part of the moves to oust President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress in 2019, the major opposition parties and third force elements are expected to hold joint and separate talks in the coming days with a view to forging an alliance and supporting one presidential candidate.

Lagos honours Gani Fawehinmi, unveils 44-feet statue in Ojota

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Sunday, unveiled a new statue of the late legal luminary, Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the ‘Liberty Park’, in Ojota, saying that the 44-feet edifice symbolises the phenomenon that the rights activist represented in his life time.

Politicians hail INEC over timely release of 2019 elections timetable

Some political party leaders on Thursday praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the timely release of the 2019 General Elections timetable.

I never said Buhari was poisoned – NCP chief

Dr Yunusa Tanko, National Chairman of the National Conscience Party (NCP), has denied reports credited to him that President Muhammadu Buhari was poisoned through air conditioners in his office.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

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