Lagos 2019: Sanwo-Olu speaks on ‘fight’ with Ambode…

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday insisted that there is no bad blood between him and the current Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. Obviously referring to recent scathing remarks about him by the governor, Sanwo-Olu said they were getting on well. “On the ‘Ambode issue,’ let me…

What ex-Ghana president, Abdusalam, Atiku said at Jonathan’s book launch…

Former President of Ghana, John Mahama, says ex-President Goodluck Jonathan is more of an academic who found himself in politics. He said this at the public presentation and formal launching of a book titled “My Transition Hours” written by Jonathan. He said that “I was not surprised when Jonathan conceded defeat to President Muhammadu Buhari…

Shehu Sani reacts to Buhari’s appraisal of Jonathan…

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central has replied critics of President Muhammadu Buhari for describing Goodluck Jonathan as a true democrat. President Buhari on Tuesday, hailed his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, for conceding defeat following the 2015 general elections, describing him as a true democrat. Buhari stated this while speaking at the launching of…

2019: 1,931 dead persons discovered in voters’ register in Kaduna…

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Abdurahim Kasugama, said this on Tuesday when he received the Senate Committee on INEC in his…

Jude Ndukwe: Atiku – why Igbo leaders’ endorsement was right…

Igbo leaders from all walks of life gathered at the region’s ancient city of Enugu on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, “to consider Ndigbo’s place in the polity especially in the light of the forthcoming 2019 elections”. Since that endorsement by prominent Igbo leaders whose capacity to sway the vote of the region one way or…

Maulud: Pray for successful, peaceful elections in 2019 – Gov...

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has called on Muslims in Nigeria to pray fervently for peace to reign supreme during the 2019 general elections. Ahmed made the call in his Maulid message to the people of the state on Tuesday in Ilorin. The governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Abdulwahab…

2019: APC, PDP lose 1000 members to PPN in Ekiti…

Chairman of the Peoples party of Nigeria (PPN) in Ekiti State, Chief Dare Adekolu, has received about 1000 defectors from the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into his party. Adekolu said the new members would not be discriminated against in the empowerment programme of the party. He assured the new…

APC vs PDP: Senator Ndume predicts winner in battle between...

Sen. Ali Ndume has said that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, will be a walk-over for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections. Ndume, Chairman, Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service, made the statement at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja. He said the…

What we’ll do in 2019 – Police…

Mr Dibal Yakadi, Commissioner of Police, Niger, on Tuesday assured that the Force will be neutral during the 2019 election. He, however, urged politicians to adhere strictly to the electoral laws during the ongoing electioneering campaigns in the state. Yakadi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna, that the command had mapped out…

2019 presidency: How Buhari is different from Atiku on restructuring...

The Buhari/Osinbajo Campaign Organization has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will not be cunning and deceitful to Nigerians when it comes to the issue of restructuring. According to the group, this has been the case with the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The group said Atiku already knows he does…

2019: “Jonathan had no shoes, you sold firewood’ – Nigerians...

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media over his campaign policy document ‘The Atiku Plan.’ Atiku had on Monday while unveiling his plan for Nigerians in 2019 narrated a story of how he started selling firewood as an orphan in Adamawa before he got…

2019: APC chieftain, Onyemaobi slams Nwabueze, others, says Atiku can’t...

Second Republic lawmaker and the Abia State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Elders Council, Chief Godfrey Onyemaobi, has expressed doubt over the ability of the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, to restructure Nigeria if elected. He criticized the Igbo Leaders of Thoughts led by Professor Ben Nwabueze, over the…