Tag: 2019 Election

PDP To Establish ‘Shadow Cabinet’ Ahead Of 2019

PDP To Establish ‘Shadow Cabinet’ Ahead Of 2019

Politics
National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, revealed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja. According to the statement, this was part of the resolutions reached at the end of the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) emergency meeting held on Thursday at the PDP National Secretariat in the nation’s capital. The NEC directed the National Working Committee of the party to commence action towards the setting up of the cabinet to pilot PDP’s roadmap towards national economic recovery and good governance. It stressed that move was necessary as part of preparations ahead of the general elections, and in line with the wishes and aspirations of Nigerians. The PDP noted that its doors remain wide open to all Nigerians, groups and like-minded political partie
Your Government Will Be A Total Failure If You Do Not End Killings By July – Soyink To Buhari

Your Government Will Be A Total Failure If You Do Not End Killings By July – Soyink To Buhari

Breaking, Politics, Security
Prof Wole Soyinka, the Nobel Laureate, has given President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration till the end of July to stop killer herdsmen and return displaced persons to their homes. He warned that the federal government would be described as a total failure if it failed to stop the killings by the end of July. Soyinka made the statement during the inauguration of the 2018 OAU Ife Festival of Foods and Identity at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun state. He warned that Nigeria’s food security could be jeopardized by the rampant killings, pointing out that farmersweare the most affected victims of the herdsmen and Boko Haram attacks. In his words: “Our mission in life is to beat the sword into ploughshare. This means that machetes, hoes, the instruments of cultiv
APC Governors Are Plotting To Unseat President Buhari – President’s Associate, Ali

APC Governors Are Plotting To Unseat President Buhari – President’s Associate, Ali

Politics
Ibrahim disclosed this to news men in an interview in Bauchi on Thursday. He said the plot followed the alleged move by the governors to imposed their loyalists instead of proper election ahead of the ward and states congress as well as APC national convention. ” As I am talking to you now, we are aware of the APC governors’ plan to replace only vacant positions in their respective state to prepare them against Buhari during the national convention to hold soon because we have discovered some governors don’t want to conduct state congress election as announced by the APC for fear of losing election,” said Ibrahim The APC chieftain thundered that if eventually, the governors succeed, the party will collapse, which is aimed at dislodging Buhari from office in 2019. He cau
Police Recovers Mace – DPPRO Adeniran

Police Recovers Mace – DPPRO Adeniran

Breaking, Politics, Security
The mace that was stolen from the Senate on Wednesday has been recovered said tThe Nigerian Police. The Deputy Police Public Relations Officer in the police headquarters, Aremu Adeniran made this known in a statement he signed. According to Adeniran, they recovered the mace where the hoodlums abandoned it. “The police teams engaged in massive raids of identified criminal spots/flashpoints, stop and search operations, visibility and confidence building patrols, intelligence gathering which forced the suspected miscreants to abandon the mace at a point under the flyover before the City Gate, where a patriotic passer-by saw it and alerted the Police,” the statement read. The police image maker, however, noted that discreet investigation into the incident was still ongoing to a
The Unprecedented Level Of Patience Shown To Buhari—The ECONOMIST

The Unprecedented Level Of Patience Shown To Buhari—The ECONOMIST

Opinions, Politics
The Rise and Fall of Buhari. This write up is coming from the London Economist, a magazine that endorsed Buhari for President in 2015, is perhaps the most significant, objective, unbiased,  unsentimental and deeply incisive analysis of the policies and actions of this president so far. The facts are unimpeachable by any objective mind. Nigerians have never shown such level of patience and tolerance towards any of their past leaders for his record and strange policies as that shown to their current leader, Muhammadu Buhari – a former military dictator now self-confessed democrat who said he came to fight corruption. Buhari, 75, is being plagued with failures across every single sector in the economy, the like as has never been seen before. Less than a year into office, the economy
My Visi To Obasanjo Was To Exchange Views – Chief Olu Falae

My Visi To Obasanjo Was To Exchange Views – Chief Olu Falae

Politics, Security
The Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae, on Tuesday visited former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State, to discuss, what he called, the  affairs of the nation. The meeting, which held behind closed doors at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), lasted for about two hours. Falae, who addressed newsmen after the meeting, dismissed rumours that he had gone to consult with Obasanjo over his (Falae) presidential ambition. Falae tells newsmen his mission to Abeokuta “The affairs of Nigeria are greater than the political ambition of anybody. “I am here to exchange views with Baba Obasanjo on the affairs of Nigeria. “Once upon a time, between 1977 and 1979, I worked with him when he was the Military Head of State as a Permanent
Keyamo Appointed PMB’s Director, Strategic Communications

Keyamo Appointed PMB’s Director, Strategic Communications

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Festus Keyamo (SAN) as the Director, Strategic Communications for his 2019 presidential campaigns. By this appointment, Keyamo becomes the official spokesperson for Buhari’s campaign for the 2019 presidential poll. The letter informing him of the appointment was signed by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who also doubled as the Director General, President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation. The lawyer/human rights activist made this known via his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday. He wrote:”With this letter below👇, I have just been appointed the Director, Strategic Communications (Official Spokesperson) for the President’s 2019 Presidential Campaigns. I will be making a formal statement on this much later.” See the
INEC Talks About Online Job Recruitment

INEC Talks About Online Job Recruitment

Breaking, Economy
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the public to disregard online publications that it is recruiting ad hoc staff ahead of 2019 elections. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the commission said it was aware of some social media publications telling the public that it would recruit 100,000 ad hoc personnel for 2019 general elections. It said that information in the publications were false and should be ignored. “This information is false. The general public should disregard it because INEC is not recruiting at the moment; don’t be swindled,’’ INEC however, advised the public to contact the Commission for proper information and guide on any issue concerning the electoral process.
Your Confidence In Us Won’t Be Abused – President Buhari Assures Nigerians

Your Confidence In Us Won’t Be Abused – President Buhari Assures Nigerians

Breaking, Politics
“We will do our best to justify your trust in us, and that confidence won't be abused,” President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians. The President spoke in London Sunday while receiving the Buhari Diaspora Support Organization, led by Mr Charles Efe Sylvester. "I am happy that people like you are here, on your own, defending the country. You have shown courage and sacrifice. I assure you that your confidence in us won't be abused, we will do our best to justify it," President Buhari said. He noted that Nigeria was gifted with tremendous human and natural resources, but regretted that "failure of some of the leadership we had in the past led to our not being able to capitalize on resources to improve the lot of the people." Saying wicked people plundered the country, "and kept Nige
Bar. Festus Okoye, 25 Others For INEC, NPC Jobs – Presidency

Bar. Festus Okoye, 25 Others For INEC, NPC Jobs – Presidency

Breaking, Politics
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wrote the Senate seeking confirmation of Barrister Festus Okoye as National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), representing southeast geopolitical zone. Senate President Bukola Saraki read Buhari’s letter on Okoye’s confirmation during plenary session yesterday. Two other letters of the President on confirmation were also read. Buhari in the letter dated March 27 said he forwarded Okoye’s name in accordance with the provision of section 154(1) of the 1999 Constitution. Okoye is the Executive Director of the Human Rights Monitor. A barrister and solicitor at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Okoye is based in Kaduna. In another letter, the President requested for the confirmation of Senator
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