Politics

Primaries: Aisha Buhari Hits Oshiomhole, Decries Impunity In APC

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Sunday, faulted the manner in which some of the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress were conducted. She particularly took a swipe at the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, who she accused of allowing impunity under his watch. Mrs Buhari made her position known in a series of tweets she posted ...

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Presidency: Most Nigerians Want Atiku — Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has described the victory of Alhaji Abubakar Atiku as a consummation of the wishes and desires of most Nigerians, both high and low. In a message he sent to the press on Sunday evening, Obi emphasised that what the PDP delegates did in Port Harcourt was a mirror of what Nigerians wanted ...

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Shehu Sani: Buhari Chides El-Rufai For Breaching Party Decision

President Muhammadu Buhari has disowned a letter in circulation, which alleged that he authorised Gov. Nasir el-Rufai to “deal with traitors and disloyal members of APC, especially Senator Shehu Sani.” Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Sunday. According to the presidential aide, the president is ...

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PDP Convention: Most South-East Delegates Voted Atiku –Sources

Investigations by our correspondents revealed that the votes of the South-East delegates mostly went to Atiku Abubakar. It was learnt that nearly all delegates from Ebonyi State voted for the former vice-president. Abubakar and Tambuwal shared the votes of Enugu State delegates, it was gathered. However, Atiku beat Tambuwal in the allocation of the votes of delegates from Imo, Abia ...

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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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To Get Nigeria Working Again, We Must Defeat the APC – Atiku

Being a Speech by Atiku Abubakar, GCON, former Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, at the Opening Ceremony of the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, at the Adokiye Amasiemeka Stadium, Port Harcourt Saturday, October 6, 2018. My Dear Delegates, On this day, you have a most important decision in your hands. You must decide who will represent the ...

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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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