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SERAP Writes Buhari, Seeks Speedy Trial Of Corrupt Past Governors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami, SAN to without delay take over and expeditiously prosecute grand corruption cases involving all indicted former state governors and to prosecute indicted serving governors ...

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It’s Official: Atiku Clinches PDP’s Presidential Ticket

At the end of the count of the votes at the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President Atiku Abubakar polled 1,532 to clinch the ticket. The Fulani-born businessman and politician beat 11 other contestants to face another Fulani-incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. His closet rival, Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state, ...

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Breaking: Atiku Emerges PDP’s Presidential Candidate – Agents

The Chief Agent of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has confirmed that his candidate has won the presidential primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He said even before the count of the votes that , “I have no doubt that Atiku Abubakar has worn the primary”. Also Senator Ben Bruce, another agent of Atiku, emerged from ...

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Shehu Sani Loses Kaduna Central APC Senatorial Ticket

Senator Shehu Sani has lost the APC ticket for Kaduna Central Senatorial District after the primaries conducted by delegates from the zone in which he polled only 15 votes. The News Agency of Nigeria however reports that Sani had earlier indicated that he would not participate in what he called a “Kangaroo election organised by the Kaduna State Government.’’ The election was ...

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Tension As PDP Sorts, Counts Presidential Nomination Votes

Tension has gripped the 13 presidential aspirants as vote sorting and counting begins on Sunday at the 2018 elective national convention of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Some of the candidates who are currently at Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt, the venue of the convention, included former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Sokoto governor Aminu Tambuwal. ...

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No Other Candidate Will Defeat Me, Says APGA Lawmaker, Ifedioramma

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Dr. Timothy Ifedioramma, the incumbent lawmaker representing Njikoka 1 state constituency in the 6th Anambra State House of Assembly, has expressed confidence that no candidate of other political parties will defeat him in the 2019 electoral contest for Njikoka 1 state constituency seat. Ifedioramma, who emerged candidate for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) at the just concluded ...

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APC Affirms Buhari As Presidential Candidate

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially secured the ticket as the standard-bearer of the All Progressives Congress Party in the 2019 Presidential election. President Buhari garnered 14,842,072 million votes from party members in 26 States across the country and the FCT during the nationwide presidential direct primaries to win the ticket. In his acceptance speech, the President thanked party members for ...

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Delegates Begin Voting At PDP Convention

Delegates have started voting at the national convention of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt Rivers State. Accredited 3,274 delegates will pick a presidential candidate for the party. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that one hundred and six delegates from Abia State led the voting followed by Adamawa delegates. The election is being closely monitored by ...

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Presidential Primary: Delegates Receive $9,000 Each As Saraki, Atiku, Tambuwal Divide PDP Leaders

Aspirants’ marathon meeting delays convention Members of the Peoples Democratic Party, who were fortunate to be delegates at the party’s national convention which held in Port Harcourt on Saturday, have described the exercise as worthy. This is because, they were said to have received thousands of dollars as bribes from some presidential aspirants. As early as Saturday morning, some of ...

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Godfathers Have Hijacked Democracy, Says Bode George

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, says Nigeria’s democracy is now under threat due to the activities of godfathers all over the country. In a statement on Friday, titled, ‘We must respect the will of the people’, Geoge said, “Our democracy which has been sustained for almost 20 years is now wobbly, unsteady, ...

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