Politics

Harvest Of Deaths And Injuries At APC Rally In Rivers

Fourteen persons on Tuesday lost their lives at the end of the presidential campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress at the Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The persons died in a stampede around the gate of the stadium as the crowd attempted to leave the venue of the campaign. Eight other persons were critically injured as they ...

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Breaking: PDP Sues INEC, APC, Others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria Immigration Service and Interior Minister over the participation of foreigners in the APC Presidential rally in Kano held on January 30, 2019. In the suit filed at the Federal High Court Abuja, the plaintiff is seeking a declaration that the participation ...

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2 Presidential Candidates Step Down For Atiku

The Presidential ambition of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar got a boost yesterday following the decision of two candidates to drop out of the race in support of the candidacy of the former Vice President. Dr Nicolas Felix and Barrister Chuks Nwachukwu, Presidential candidates of the Peoples Coalition Party, PCP and the ...

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Whatever PDP Wants In Rivers, We Are Equal To The Task, Amaechi Threatens

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, of influencing a high court judgment against the All Progressives Congress in the state. Amaechi, who spoke at the Rivers State presidential campaign rally in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, alleged that the governor had betrayed him after being recommended for ministerial appointment during the administration ...

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You’ll Weep On Saturday, Oshiomhole Tells Rivers PDP

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, has lauded the party’s supporters in Rivers State for their “fighting spirit” amid their political travails. Oshiomhole, who spoke at the APC presidential campaign rally in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, stated that President Muhammadu Buhari was hurt that there were a lot of efforts to allegedly award elective positions ...

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Uncertainty Over Polls In Anambra As Fire Destroys Card Readers

The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Anambra State, Dr Nkwachukwu Orji, has expressed doubts over elections taking place in the state on Saturday. Speaking with journalists at the Secretariat of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Awka, the Anambra State capital, Orji said, ”I can’t tell you here now that elections will take place in the state on Saturday or not.” ...

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Tinubu Speechless As Amosun Gloats Over Ogun APC Rally Violence

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun incredibly celebrated the near-riotous show at the Presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress in Abeokuta Monday. According to a post on his Facebook page on Monday reporting on the event, Amosun gloated over the ‘protests’ by members of his Allied Peoples Movement(APM) and that the National chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, former governor ...

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Atiku Regrets Clinton’s Aborted Visit, Restates His Fidelity To Free And Peaceful Elections

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has expressed some disappointment about the release from President Bill Clinton expressing his inability to visit Nigeria because of recent “conversations” that have made the intended visit inexpedient. In a statement signed by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, Atiku said he understood the reasons given by President Clinton and wish ...

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Saraki To Tinubu, Oshiomhole: APC Leaders Are Frustrated

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said the insulting statements made against him in Ilorin yesterday by former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, were expression of their frustration over the imminent loss of their party in next Saturday election. Saraki in a statement signed by his ...

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