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Seyi Makinde absent, as gubernatorial candidates debate in Oyo

Major gubernatorial candidates that will contest in the forthcoming March 2 elections in Oyo state on Friday disagreed on the need for experience in politics to be the governor and whether Nigeria politics is a system one can be proud of. Four of the five candidates invited for the debate organised by the British Broadcasting […]
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Expect final lists of candidates Jan 17, 31, Oyo REC tells politicians

THE final list of governorship and House of Assembly candidates that will reflect the withdrawal, replacement and substitution of candidates done by the various political parties in Oyo State will be published on January 31. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Mutiu Agboke, who made this known in Ibadan, on Thursday, at the inaugural […]
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2019: Buhari’ll be judged by his actions, not rhetoric – Atiku

2019: Buhari’ll be judged by his actions, not rhetoric – Atiku

“Finally, we cannot wait for the Presidential debate where Atiku Abubakar will talk about his plans to reduce the unemployment rate…” Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has said President Muhammadu Buhari will be judged by his actions in the run-up to the February 16 presidential election and not by rhetoric. Atiku, who […]
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29 gov candidates sign peace accord in Adamawa

YOLA—TWENTY-NINE governorship candidates of various political parties have signed an accord to conduct themselves peacefully before, during and after the 2019 general elections in Adamawa State.
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Atiku, Ezekwesili sign peace pact, demand Buhari signs new electoral law

Atiku, Ezekwesili sign peace pact, demand Buhari signs new electoral law

Atiku, Ezekwesili and Duke, presidential candidate of the SDP were absent when Buhari and presidential candidates of other parties signed the peace pact on Tuesday. Aidoghie Paulinus and Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja, Ben Dunno, Warri The presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN ), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and […]
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Vote buying: Saraki, Dogara tackle security agencies

Vote buying: Saraki, Dogara tackle security agencies

“A worrisome dimension to vote buying is the alleged use of… security agencies to induce, intimidate and coerce voters to vote for particular candidates.” Fred Itua, Abuja Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, descended on security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over election malpractices, ahead of the […]
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2019 elections not do or die, Archbishop Okoh tells politicians

2019 elections not do or die, Archbishop Okoh tells politicians

“They should ensure that they do not destroy Nigeria because there is very high tension; it looks like a do or die type of affair.” Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha The Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of all Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Dr. Nicholas Okoh, has tasked politicians on peaceful election saying that the 2019 elections […]
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