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Presidential debate: Beyond the fuss

By Daniel Nwokocha
ISSUES arising from the 2019 presidential debate organised by the Nigerian Election Debate Group and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, on January 19, in Abuja, have continued to dominate the nation’s political space. The absence of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is contesting the February 16 presidential election on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, and  contesting the presidential election on the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has elicited comments for obvious reasons.
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Seyi Makinde explains absence at BBC debate

The PDP Candidate in Oyo state Engr Seyi Makinde has cited earlier commitments as the reason for his absence at the BBC Yoruba organised political debate in Ibadan today. According to a statement from his campaign organisation and signed by Prince Dotun Oyelade, he had agreed with the people of Ibadan South East that he […]
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APC: Presidential debate important to those seeking power, not Buhari

APC: Presidential debate important to those seeking power, not Buhari

Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari does not need to give a reason for not attending the presidential debate. The debate which held on
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Coalition holds debate for Lagos gubernatorial candidates February

All is set for a coalition group, The City that Works Alliance, to hold a debate for the governorship and deputy governorship candidates of six political parties in Lagos State. The debate, to be held separately for the deputy governorship candidates on Thursday, February 7 and governorship candidates on Thursday, February 21, will be broadcast […]
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NMA holds debate for gov candidates in Lagos

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Ahead of the forthcoming general election, the Lagos State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, is organising a gubernatorial debate for governorship candidates in Lagos on improved health and welfare of the citizens.
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General election: APC absent as parties debate on tackling corruption, accountability 

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THE ruling All Progressives Party (APC), was conspicuously absent at a debate between political parties centered on corruption and accountability ahead of this year’s general election. The debate tagged ‘Big Debate on Corruption and Accountability’ organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development, had in attendance the Presidential Candidate of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), […]
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Atiku ready to debate Buhari in Daura, Sudan or anywhere – Reno

Number one bestselling author and former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Pastor Reno Omokri has said that the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is ready to engage President Muhammadu Buhari in a debate anywhere the president wishes including in Daura, Sudan or Aso Rock.
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