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2019: Buhari, Osinbajo Storm Abia For APC Mega Rally In Umuahia

2019: Buhari, Osinbajo Storm Abia For APC Mega Rally In Umuahia

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President Muhammadu Buhari and vice president Yemi Osinbajo are expected to arrive Umuahia, the Abia state captial today Tuesday, for the mega rally of the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress. Security has been beefed up in the town ahead of the visit. The rally will take place in the Umuahia Towship stadium on School Road. APC national chairman, Chief John Oyegun, the chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha and other APC chieftains from the South East and across the country are expected to be in attendance. The State Publicity Secretary of APC, Mr. Benedict Godson, told Punch that arrangements have been completed to host Buhari. “We are talking about the visit of the Number citizen of Nigeria here and we are prepared to give hi
Buhari’s Re-election Bid Is Insensitive And Insulting – Arewa Youth Forum

Buhari’s Re-election Bid Is Insensitive And Insulting – Arewa Youth Forum

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The apparent move by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election in 2019 appears to have set Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) and Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) against each other. Following the recent appointment of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Director General (DG) of the Presidential Campaign Organisation, AYF in a statement by its head, Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Gugungu, had kicked against Buhari’s second term bid, describing such as insensitive, inhuman and insulting to the entire northern youths. AYF also frowned that the announcement of DG for the president’s campaign organisation was coming at a time there was a record of mass murders of innocent Nigerians in Rivers, Benue, Kwara, and Kaduna states, due to insecurity in the country. But in its respon
2019 Presidency: I’m Not Behind Atiku’s Presidential Ambition – Bola Tinubu

2019 Presidency: I’m Not Behind Atiku’s Presidential Ambition – Bola Tinubu

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Ahmed Bola Tinubu has reacted to reports going on in some quarters, that he is in support of the 2019 presidential ambition of Atiku Abubakar. His spokesperson, Tunde Rahman, said this isn't true. “Asiwaju Tinubu and former Vice President Atiku belong to two different political parties. Asiwaju will support his party and the party’s candidate any day. Moreso, Asiwaju’s position on the presidency is very clear. He has said time and again that for as long as that patriotic leader, President Muhammadu Buhari, is on the saddle or seeks to run, he would not contest against him. “He played a yeoman’s role in bringing this government to power and he believes President Buhari is confronting the nation’s problems head on. He is not saying there are no challenges but he has always sa
Politics: Tinubu To Renegotiate Terms With Buhari Ahead Of 2015 Elections

Politics: Tinubu To Renegotiate Terms With Buhari Ahead Of 2015 Elections

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The National Leader of the APC, Chief Bola Ahmed Tinubu was believed to have told some of those close to the president that whilst he and his loyalists in the South-west were ready to back Buhari’s re-election bid, the condition for their support would be different this time around. A source disclosed to Thisday that the APC chieftain had told those who approached him on Buhari’s re-election bid that “let it be known that we supported him in 2015 based on trust. This time, around, we have to negotiate proper agreement”. Although it is almost a fait accompli that the president would run in next year’s election, sources in the APC are nonetheless very concerned that the contest will be much tougher due to the disappointment, mistrust and discontent with the administration by a large sect
Buhari Is No Longer Popular – Shehu Sani

Buhari Is No Longer Popular – Shehu Sani

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Senator Shehu Sani on Tuesday came hard on President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the President no longer has the goodwill he enjoyed prior to the 2015 general election. Sani, in a post on Facebook, also criticised the statement by Buhari that ​​ Nigerians were impatient. The lawmaker wrote: ​”I disagree with this submission. ​ ​ Nigerians, ​ ​ especially the masses have demonstrated an unprecedented level of patience with this administration. ​”​ The love of the masses for the President is beyond the usual and even stretched to hypnosis. ​ ​ The President is not as popular as he used to be but still command an appreciable cult follower-ship among the poor. ​”​ The poor still see him as their messiah. ​ ​ They endure all pains and hardships and see it as sacrifice.They denounce his criti
2019 Presidency: Video – Tunde Bakare Declares To Run For President

2019 Presidency: Video – Tunde Bakare Declares To Run For President

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Tunde Bakare, the senior pastor of Latter Rain Assembly has disclosed he will be running for president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Speaking at the cross over service at the Church’s auditorium in Ogba, Lagos, on Monday morning, Bakare said God had instructed him to return to politics to lead the nation to prosperity “I heard the Lord say to me, politics is not over for you, there is still one thing left for you to do; run for president “And He said to me, I will work it out myself. I will make it happen in due course. Please trust me, I lie not in the Holy Ghost. This is not easy for me to share with you. I shared this with you, so that you can pray along with me. “God has not told me the exact time, but said He will make it happen in due course. “It appears destiny
Full Text Of President Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians

Full Text Of President Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians

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President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed Nigerians into the New Year. The President in a nationwide broadcast, assured Nigerians that the year 2018 promises to be pivotal in the nation’s quest for change. The full text below I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE. Unfortunately, I am saddened to acknowledge that for many this Christmas and New Year holidays have been anything but merry and happy. Instead of showing love, companionship and charity, some of our compatriots chose this period to inflict severe hardship on us all by creating unnecessary fuel scarcity across the country. The consequence was that not many could travel and the few who did had to pay ex
PDP To Provide A Robust And Vibrant Opposition In 2018 – Secondus

PDP To Provide A Robust And Vibrant Opposition In 2018 – Secondus

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured Nigerians that in 2018, it will play robust and vibrant roles to put the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on its toes. National chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus in a new year message signed Ike Abonyito Nigerians added that the worst is over for the PDP, noting that the party is now ready and re-energized to play its statutory role in the polity to deepen the nation’s democracy. ” 2017 was tough for us but the worst is over. We are now more than ever determined to take power back in Nigeria because the writing on the wall is clear that the ruling party cannot cope “We sympathize with Nigerians for the hardship they have been going through in the hand of APC administration but (we) assure them that there is a light at the en
Politics: APC Will Rule Nigeria For A Very Long Time – Rochas

Politics: APC Will Rule Nigeria For A Very Long Time – Rochas

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Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will rule Nigeria for a very long time both in the state and at national level. Okorocha made the remark while dismissing plans by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to retake power in 2019. He urged members of the party to remain steadfast and be proud of the party. In a statement, the governor called on leaders and members of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state “to remain steadfast and also be proud that their party is in power both in the state and at the federal level. “The governor equally told the party members to be boastful of the monumental achievements of the party’s administration in the state which have exceeded all that the administrations before him had achieved. “He
Politics: Atiku Abubakar Is APC’s Greatest Fear – Fani Kayode

Politics: Atiku Abubakar Is APC’s Greatest Fear – Fani Kayode

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Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode says former Vice president Atiku Abubakar is the All Progressive Congress, APC’s greatest fear come 2019. Fani Kayode revealed that hate comments from APC governors: Nasir El Rufai and Bello Masari showed that they were deeply hurt by Atiku’s exit. He also added that the attack from APC governors was as a result of fear of Atiku in 2019. In his tweets on Tuesday he wrote: “Judging by the way in which APC governors like Nasir El Rufai and Bello Masari are firing shots at@atiku two things are clear. Firstly that his exit from their dying party has hurt them deeply and secondly that their greatest fear is an @atiku bid for the Presidency in 2019.
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