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Political zoning produced mediocre leaders in Nigeria, says Donald Duke

A presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has faulted regional zoning of political offices in Nigeria, stating that it has only put mediocre leaders in power since adoption. Regional zoning is a popular perception in the Nigerian political space which mandates a rotation of political offices among the southwest, southeast, northeast, […] …

PDP convention: Aspirants opposed to P’Harcourt against Rivers – Wike

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“Those against the PDP convention holding in Port Harcourt don’t have the the economic interest of Rivers and Niger Delta at heart.” Iheanacho Nwosu, Abuja Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has slammed People’s Democratic Party(PDP) presidential aspirants allegedly opposed to the October 5 and 6 national Convention in Port Harcourt. Wike said they are, by their […]
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2019: Youths Council endorse Direct Primaries

Bello Shagari, new NYCN president The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has endorsed direct primaries and has called on political parties to adopt it like the All Progressives Congress (APC) has done at the national level.This is even as the council commended APC for adopting direct primaries while berating states

APC bows to govs

APC bows to govs

“We have adopted both direct and indirect and most of the states are going for indirect primaries, but for the president it is going to be direct primaries.” Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The crisis over the mode of primary to be adopted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to select candidates for the 2019 general elections […]
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2019 election: Church of Nigeria urges political leaders to preserve peace

2019 election: Church of Nigeria urges political leaders to preserve peace

NAN The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion has called on political leaders to promote peace in the country as preparations for the 2019 general elections intensify. Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of the Church, made the call on Wednesday while inaugurating a five-day meeting of the Standing Committee of the Church in […]
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INEC tasks political parties on credible primaries

INEC tasks political parties on credible primaries

NAN The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has urged political parties to conduct credible primary elections ahead of the 2019 general polls. Alhaji Hussaini Pai, its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Plateau, gave this advice in an interactive session with the political parties on Wednesday in Jos. According to Pai, credible party primaries will ensure […]
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2019 polls: APC mulls new dates for primaries

2019 polls: APC mulls new dates for primaries

A source in the Lagos chapter of the APC told Daily Sun that, though he wasn’t competent to speak on the matter, “those are the new dates for our primaries” Moshood Adebayo The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may have rescheduled its primaries for the 2019 general election to start on Wednesday, September 26. READ […]
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Shehu Sani predicts Buhari’s re-election despite some ‘failures’

Shehu Sani predicts Buhari’s re-election despite some ‘failures’

Nigerian lawmaker, senator Shehu Sani, has predicted victory for president Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s general elections despite “failure” in certain areas. The senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district said this on a Channels Television programme, Politics Today. Sani said some achievements recorded by the president will be advantageous to his chances of getting votes […] …

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