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PDP kicks as security searches Atiku’s jet on return from Dubai

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) kicked yesterday against the search of its presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar’s plane in Abuja. Atiku, who spent the last two weeks meeting with PDP leaders in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on election strategies, returned to the country through the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Securitymen …

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‘Keeping vigil over this democracy’

The 2019 general election is barely five months away. Though the campaigns are yet to begin in earnest, key issues that should dominate the election campaigns are curiously not crawling out. As the presidential, senatorial and other sundry candidates of the various political parties cautiously crisscross the country to engage …

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Race for Government House Asaba

The APC led by Adams Oshiomhole would have made two key assumptions in settling for Ogboru who has been consistent as a contestant since 2003. First is the belief that he alone has the capacity in all ramifications to oust the incumbent, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. The second consideration is usually …

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2019: Atiku Abubakar sets up campaign structure (See Full List)

The leading contender for the office of Nigeria’s President, Atiku Abubarkar,  has named Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki as his campaign DG ahead of 2019 election. The campaign structure has other presidential aspirants in the just concluded PDP presidential primaries in the campaign organisation in charge of the different …

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Why Atiku picked Peter Obi as running mate

The Director General of the Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation, Otunba Gbenga Daniel yesterday gave reasons why former Anambra State governor, Mr. Peter Obi, was picked as the running mate to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a statement last night, Daniel said …

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At 58, a nation in crisis

On October 1, President Buhari will roll out the drums on his administration’s achievements especially since the last independence anniversary, but more generally since the beginning of his presidency. He will tout his achievements in infrastructure, including massive investments in road construction works going on around the country, the rejuvenation …

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