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Nigeria Needs Competent Leaders, Not Strong Leaders – Former INEC Chairman, Jega

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, has said what Nigeria needs, is not necessarily a leader, who is strong, but one who is competent and assertive. Speaking at the 58th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Abuja, on Monday, Jega warned against the misconception that leaders, who…

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Ex-Plateau State Governor, Jonah Jang, Declares For 2019 Presidency

On Tuesday former governor of Plateau State, Senator Jonah Jang, declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying “I’m the face of the Middle Belt in this contest.” Jang, who is representing Plateau North in the Senate led his supporters to the PDP secretariat…

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President Buhari Hosts APC Caucus Meeting, Formally Welcomes Akpabio, Uduaghan

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday evening, presided over a meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress’ national caucus at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and formally welcomed Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan and Chief Godswill Akpabio, the former governors of Delta and Akwa Ibom State respectively, to the party following their recent defection from the main opposition party, Peoples…

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I Am John The Baptist In APC For Other Deltans Coming, Says Uduaghan As He Formally Defects To APC From PDP

Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, the immediate past governor of Delta State, on Tuesday, released a statement outlining reasons for his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC), from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying Delta and the entire Niger Delta is better off aligning with the ruling APC-led federal government for prosperity. Uduaghan who is a founding…

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Kwankwaso Changes Venue For Presidential Declaration As FG Rejects Bid To Use Eagles Square

Barely 24 hours to the presidential declaration of Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso billed for the Eagle Square in Abuja tomorrow, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has turned down the aspirant’s request to use the venue earlier approved for undisclosed reasons. According to a statement by the Kwankwaso Campaign Organisation, the senator’s request was rejected…

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Kano Lawmaker Allegedly Hires Thugs To Vandalize Property Of Constituents For Daring To Question Him

Alhassan Ado Garba, the member representing Tudun-Wada/Doguwa Constituency of Kano State at the House of Representatives, has allegedly hired thugs to vandalize properties of his constituents for questioning how he spent the allowance allocated to them for projects. According to Sahara Reporters, the development was uncovered by Tracka, a community of active citizens dedicated to tracking…

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Buhari, APC Will Be Shocked Come Election 2019 – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has said that both President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress(APC), will be shocked by the outcome of the 2019 presidential and other elections. It also warned the President, the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) and security agencies against rigging the elections. The President had on Friday boasted that…

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APC Blames PDP For Attempted Attack On Former Senate Minority Leader, Akpabio

The state Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Ini Okopido, and the APC National Youth Caucus Chairman, Mr Iniobong John, have blamed the Peoples Democratic Party for the attempted attack on the former Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, in his country home at Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The Punch reports…

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Senator Godswill Akpabio Officially Defects to APC

Sen. Godswill Akpabio & Bola Ahmed Tinubu (APC National Leader)  Senator Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom State and former minority leader in the Senate, officially announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) at a rally held at Ikot Ekpene township stadium. According to him, he said…

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