Politics

2019: Campaigns Begin As Buhari, Atiku, Ezekwesili Unveil Plans

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday asked Nigerians to re-elect him in 2019, primarily to keep fighting the corruption war his administration started in 2015. He also stated that his commitment to the provision of infrastructure, rebuilding the economy and sustaining the anti-insurgency war would be re-doubled if given a second opportunity. Buhari spoke in Abuja at the unveiling  of his ...

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Aminu Tambuwal Is Sokoto PDP Gov Candidate –INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that the incumbent Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections. Tambuwal finished second behind Atiku Abubakar, who emerged the party presidential candidate at its Convention held in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State on October 6. INEC confirmed the substitution of the name of Manir ...

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Only Plans, Not Promises, Can Get Nigeria Working Again, Atiku Tells Buhari  

The Atiku Campaign Organisation has reacted to the launch of the ‘next level’ campaign initiated today by the Buhari campaign and congratulated them. But reading through the presentation, the Atiku Campaign Organisation noted that it was very vague on policy and very big on promises. “Promises are cheap. Anyone can make promises and indeed, President Muhammadu Buhari and the All ...

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Anambra House Of Crisis

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The likelihood of the National Assembly taking over total control and supervision of legislative business in the Anambra State House of Assembly is not far-fetched following alleged shutting down of the legislative complex in Awka due to the confusion and rancour that greeted the Impeachment of Rt. Hon. Rita Maduagwu as Speaker of the House by a ...

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Stop Parading Yourself As Anambra Speaker: Ibuzo Tells Maduagwu   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The lawmaker representing Onitsha-North 2 state constituency in the 6th Anambra legislature Hon. Edward Obiefuna Ibuzo has asked embattled speaker of the legislature to desist from parading herself as the speaker because she has been impeached from office. The lawmaker stated that her impeachment remained sacrosanct because the legislature urgently required a new leadership that is vibrant ...

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2019: Oshiomhole Lied; South-East Solidly Behind Obi — Aide

The Media Aide to Mr. Peter Obi, former Governor of Anambra State and Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has debunked a statement by the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that the people of the South-East rejected Obi as the running mate for PDP Presidential Candidate for the 2019 general elections, Alhaji Atiku ...

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Atiku To Kick-start Campaign With ‘People’s Policy Launch’ On Monday

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar will kick-start his campaign for president in the 2019 election through an address to the Nigerian people on Facebook at 12 noon on Monday where he will launch his policy document. In his address the PDP presidential candidate  will present his vision for ...

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2019: ‘Buhari Is For Select Few, Atiku Is For All Nigerians’

The attention of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation has been drawn to the statement by President Muhammadu Buhari dismissing the endorsement of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, by the South East. Speaking at a meeting with a select group of southeast ‘leaders’ on Friday November 16, 2018, President poured scorn on the ...

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Igbo Endorsement Of Atiku: Buhari Loyalists Fight Back

The promise made by some Igbo leaders on Wednesday to support the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, in the forthcoming 2019 election has split the South-East. The Igbo leaders spoke in Enugu after a meeting where elder statesman, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, urged on them to do him the honour of achieving Atiku’s success. “In conclusion, the ...

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Oshiomhole Meets Buhari, Dismisses Corruption Allegations

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has dismissed allegations that he collected bribes of about 80 million dollars to manipulate the outcome of the party primaries in some states and FCT. Some aggrieved aspirants are accusing Oshiohmole of collecting various sums in bribery to twist the primaries. Speculations are also gaining currency that he ...

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