2019: CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term

2019: CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the 2019 general elections for a second term. A statement issued by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant, Media and Communication to the CAN President, Rev. Dr Samson Ayokunle, read, “Our attention has been drawn to a news story published by an online that has become notorious for publishing fake…

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2019 presidency: All you need to know as Osinbajo, Obi clash today in vice presidential debate

2019 presidency: All you need to know as Osinbajo, Obi clash today in vice presidential debate

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will today clash with the Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Peter Obi in presidential debate ahead of the 2019 general elections. The highly anticipated debate will take place at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The time is 7 pm. The debate is being put together by the Nigerian Election Debate Group, NEDG, and the Broadcasting…

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PDP demands release of Doyin Okupe, accuses Buhari presidency of witch-hunt

PDP demands release of Doyin Okupe, accuses Buhari presidency of witch-hunt

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday demanded the immediate and unconditional release of its chieftain, Doyin Okupe, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. PDP described the arrest and subsequent detention of Okupe as an “act of intimidation and harassment by the Muhammadu Buhari-led presidency in its bid to browbeat the opposition and dissenting voices in our country ahead of the 2019 general election.” In a statement issued by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan,…

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Draw inspiration from Ambode’s reaction to Lagos primaries – Shettima, El-Rufai tell aggrieved APC aspirants

Draw inspiration from Ambode’s reaction to Lagos primaries – Shettima, El-Rufai tell aggrieved APC aspirants

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Peace and Reconciliation Committee, on Monday urged aggrieved aspirants of the party to learn from how the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, who took the outcome of governorship primary in his state with equanimity. The Chairman of the Peace and Reconciliation Committee in Southwest and Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima and the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Ahmed Nasir El-Rufai, called on the aspirants to put the…

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APC crisis: Osinbajo risking everything as pastor, professor, rights activist – Utomi

APC crisis: Osinbajo risking everything as pastor, professor, rights activist – Utomi

Factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Prof. Pat Utomi has warned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to tread with caution on the party’s crisis in the state or lose everything as pastor, professor of law, and rights activist. Utomi, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday, said he had advised the vice president against allowing himself to be dragged into “evil collaboration.” He stated: “You may have heard rumours about…

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PDP kicks as FG cautions US against granting Atiku visa now

PDP kicks as FG cautions US against granting Atiku visa now

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has applied for a visa to enable him to  visit the United States. It was learnt that the former Vice-President appeared for an interview at the US Embassy on Tuesday in Abuja. Our correspondent learnt  that Atiku    would use the trip  to make what was described as “political statement” ahead of the 2019  presidential election. According to our source, those planning the trip with the former…

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PDP attacks APC, says ruling party is wicked for attempting to justify President Buhari’s insensitivity to the killing of soldiers

PDP attacks APC, says ruling party is wicked for attempting to justify President Buhari’s insensitivity to the killing of soldiers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) describes the effort by the APC to justify President Muhammadu Buhari’s neglect of our fighting troops, leading to the killing of over 100 soldiers by insurgents, as abhorrent, reprehensible and a slap on the sensibility of Nigerians. The PDP in a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan today, said by this, the APC as a party has fully demonstrated that it is a dysfunctional organisation which attaches no value…

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2019 Election: President Buhari must face Atiku in a one-on-one debate – PDP

2019 Election: President Buhari must face Atiku in a one-on-one debate – PDP

Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, the  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Buhari to a live, one-on-one debate with its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on critical sectors of our national life. The PDP also called out President Buhari for neglecting our troops fighting in the North East and reneging on his promise to “lead the fight from the front”, resulting in the vulnerability and killing of our soldiers by insurgents. Nigerians are aware…

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You can’t deceive South East with false promises – PDP tells President Buhari

You can’t deceive South East with false promises – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Buhari that Nigerians are no longer interested in ‘fake promises and false performance claims’ now that elections are around the corner. The PDP says the attempt by the Buhari-led government to lure the South-East geo-political zones into supporting his second term fell like a pack of cards as the people have resolved not to follow any leader who can not deliver on his promises. Recall that the…

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”Saraki will be buried politically by February 2019” – Oshiomole vows

”Saraki will be buried politically by February 2019” – Oshiomole vows

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole,  says come February 2019, the political career of Senate President Bukola Saraki will be buried never to rise again. Oshiomole who has been in a war of words with Saraki since the later’s defection to PDP, said this while reacting to the APC’s victory in the bye-election conducted on Saturday in Kwara, the senate president’s home state. While speaking to newsmen in Abuja, Oshiomole said “They went on to say…

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