2019 election: What Buhari said about APC crisis

2019 election: What Buhari said about APC crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed hope that the crisis threatening the inclusion of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidates in Zamfara in the coming general elections will soon be over. NAN reports that the President said this in Gusau during his campaign rally in the state on Sunday. “I took an oath as the president of this country to preserve and respect the sanctity of the judiciary and I will maintain this so that the…

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Corruption threatens Nigeria and its election – President Buhari says in new article

Corruption threatens Nigeria and its election – President Buhari says in new article

Read a new article written by President Buhari below On February 16th, Nigeria will hold a general election. Four years ago, the country experienced its first democratic transfer of power to the opposition since 1999. The vote in a few days will be no less significant. As president, I have tried to judiciously exercise the trust vested in me to combat the problems of corruption, insecurity and an inequitable economy. All are important. But amongst…

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Its six days to polls and many parties are yet to submit polling agents list – INEC

Its six days to polls and many parties are yet to submit polling agents list – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed all political parties participating in the forthcoming general elections to complete the processes for the submission of the names of their polling agents by Monday. February 11th. The commission gave the directive in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner, and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, on Saturday in Abuja. Okoye explained that INEC in its Timetable and Schedule of Activities for 2019 General…

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PDP campaign DG in Gombe State, Bello Tinka defects to APC

PDP campaign DG in Gombe State, Bello Tinka defects to APC

The Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation in Gombe State has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Alhaji Bala Bello Tinka (alias Tinka Point) met with President Buhari at State House, Abuja, on Thursday night, where he pledged allegiance to the APC, and also vowed to bring his political weight to bear on the election of the President for a second term in office. Coming exactly a fortnight to the presidential…

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FG plans to shutdown internet access to rig the 2019 election- Gov Wike alleges

FG plans to shutdown internet access to rig the 2019 election- Gov Wike alleges

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has alleged that the Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work with internet service providers to shutdown internet access during the forthcoming elections. According to Governor Wike, shutting down internet access by the NSA and INEC is aimed at facilitating the rigging of the 2019 General elections. The governor said this when he received a courtesy visit by…

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2019: APC speaks on cancelling Buhari’s rally in Kano

2019: APC speaks on cancelling Buhari’s rally in Kano

The All progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Campaign Council has stated that the party’s campaign in Kano will hold as scheduled. In a statement on Wednesday by Festus Keyamo, Director of Strategic Communications of the Council, the APC urged its supporters to disregard the rumour making the rounds that the rally has been put off. He said: “This is to inform all our party faithfuls and supporters in Kano State that the Presidential Campaign Rally will…

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History will not forgive us if we fail to punish Obasanjo – Oshiomhole

History will not forgive us if we fail to punish Obasanjo – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole, has blasted erstwhile President Olusegun Obasanjo, for ceding Nigerian territory to Cameroon in quest for Nobel Prize for Peace. He said history will not forgive Nigerians if they failed to punish Obasanjo for this selfish act. Oshiomhole stated this on Wednesday at the U. J. Esuene Stadium in Calabar, Cross River State capital during his presidential campaign rally in the state. Inviting President Buhari…

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‘I don’t care if I lose the election’ – Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai says

‘I don’t care if I lose the election’ – Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai says

Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai says he does not care if he loses the forthcoming governorship election so long the exercise is conducted under a transparent manner.   El-Rufai said this today while speaking at an event organised by the State Peace Commission, National Peace Commission and the UN. The governor said the most important job for his administration is to govern and ensure peaceful election in the state.   “Let me say this on my behalf…

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2019 election: Two mistakes APC leaders must not make – Gov Shettima

2019 election: Two mistakes APC leaders must not make – Gov Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday listed two mistakes he said leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno State must not make ahead of the 2019 general election. The Governor spoke when he inaugurated at the Government House, Maiduguri, the APC campaign council and different committees tasked with various activities. He said: “There are two mistakes we should never make. The first mistake will be to underestimate our opponents in any party. There are…

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