SDP says it decided to adopt Buhari as it presidential candidate because of ongoing Duke/Gana spat

NIGERIA'S Social Democratic Party (SDP) has revealed that it decided to jettison its presidential candidate former Cross River State governor Donald Duke and adopt President Muhammadu Buhari because of the ongoing spat within its ranks.

 

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Inec may extend PVC collection deadline until February 11 because 8m cards remain uncollected

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) may extend the deadline for collection of permanent voter cards (PVCs) until February 11 due to the large number of uncollected documents by members of the public.

 

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Soyinka and his Citizens Forum civil society group endorse Moghalu for president

NOBEL laureate Professor Wole Soyinka, has endorsed Young Progressive Party (YPP) presidential candidate Professor Kingsley Moghalu for this month's polls saying his manifesto offers hope for the future.

 

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Independent National Electoral Commission takes out life insurance on 1m youth corpers as elections loom

NIGERIA's Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has taken out insurance cover for its 1m ad-hoc staff and officials who would participate in the forthcoming general elections including members of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC).

 

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APC's Kwara Central Senatorial District candidate tells electorate to reject Saraki because he does not have Islamic values

ALL Progressive Congress (APC) Kwara Central Senatorial District candidate Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe has called on the electorate to reject his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival Senator Bukola Saraki because he does not uphold Islamic values.

 

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Festus Keyamo defends Buhari's memory loss saying even Jesus and Prophet Mohammed suffered from it

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's campaign spokesman Festus Keyamo has defended his principle's recent gaffs saying there is nothing wrong with a person suffering from memory loss as even Jesus Christ and Prophet Mohammed were afflicted by it.

 

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Coalition of United Political Parties says APC plans to implicate Atiku in gun running matter

NIGERIA'S Coalition of United Political Parties (Cupp) has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to implicate the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in a case of alleged gunrunning.

 

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Buhari defends El-Rufai promising that elections will be free and fair and devoid of violence

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has defended Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s recent statement threatening foreign observers who attend this month's elections saying there in nothing to fear as the elections will be free and fair as well as devoid of violence.

 

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Southeast PDP governors reconsider supporting Buhari after Atiku warns they will be dumped

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) governors across the southeast geo-political zone have apparently had a rethink about plans to support President Muhammadu Buhari in this month's presidential elections after holding a meeting with his rival Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

 

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Federal College of Horticulture in Gombe State to train 100 Igbo graduates on poultry production

ABOUT 100 unemployed graduates from the southeast geo-political zone have been offered training by the Federal College of Horticulture in Gombe State to enable them commence poultry production.

 

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