APC UK: Atiku can’t stop Buhari

United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress said the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has made the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari easier. Mr. Ade Omole, leader of the APC UK made the assertion in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, on Monday in Abuja. According to …

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I paid $1m ransom to Evans, witness tells court

A prosecution witness, Izuchukwu Ezeuko, in the ongoing trial of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, yesterday narrated how he travelled to the eastern part of the country to pay a one million dollars ransom to the alleged kidnappers of his employer. Ezeuko, a manager in the victim, Mr. James Uduji’s firm, made the revelation while giving …

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PDP Convention 2018: Wike welcomes delegates

Ahead of the 2018 PDP National Convention, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has welcomed all delegates of the party to the state . In a statement signed by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media, Governor Wike assured the delegates of a memorable stay in the state. He said: “The good people of Rivers …

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Dogara, Secondus, Saraki others protest Osun election result

Leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party are currently protesting against the outcome of the Osun State Governorship election at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja. PDP leaders including Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and the national chairman of the party, Uche Secondus, led the protesters to the commission …

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Sanwo-Olu: I won’t take mandate for granted

Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised not to take the mandate given to him for granted. Sanwo-Olu won the primary on Tuesday with 970,851 votes. His opponent, incumbent Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  scored 72,901 votes. Ambode accepted defeat and promised to cooperate with the candidate through the transition period. Sanwo-Olu, whose victory in the direct …

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Plateau killings: Military arrests 72 suspects

About 72 suspects, including two women, have been arrested by the military in connection with the recent violence in Jos, the Plateau State capital, the Special Military Taskforce, codenamed Operation Safe Haven, has said. The military unit also dismissed what it described as “media hype” about fake soldiers in Jos, saying, “there is no fake soldier going from door to door. …

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Oshiomhole tells Buhari – Lagos APC primary was fine

All Progresives Congress (APC) National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole has dismissed fears that yesterday’s governorship primary in Lagos State was controversial. He said the party leadership was in control of the shadow election. Speaking at the Presidential Villa after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the former Edo State Governor said: “I told the President that the primaries held as planned …

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