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Plateau Governor Simon Lalong sacks all Commissioners

Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has dissolved his cabinet. Punch correspondent learnt that the decision was to inject fresh blood into his government that would pave way for his planned reelection in 2019. Sources also hinted that Lalong decided to sack all his commissioners because of poor performance. The decision …

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‘God Asked Me To Pick My Deputy As My Successor’

Ekiti State governor Ayo Fayose, at a PDP rally on Monday in Ado Ekiti, declared that God directed him to support his Deputy, Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, to succeed him. “Olusola never said he wanted to be deputy governor, but God instructed me to pick him. I said we will go together …

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Okorocha To Head Buhari’s Re-Election Campaign In South-East

The Southeast leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress has endorsed Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State as the leader of the Southeast Zonal Campaign Council of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 re-election bid. They also agreed to work together for both the success of Buhari and party in other elections …

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George Weah Sworn In As Liberian President

Former international football star George Weah was sworn in as Liberia’s new president on Monday, in the country’s first transition between democratically-elected leaders since 1944. Weah, 51, took over from Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who spent 12 years at the helm, steering the West African nation away from the …

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Buhari Healthy To Seek Re-Election In 2019 – Adesina

Presidential Spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, says President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in a better state of health than in 2015, to seek re-election in the 2019 general elections. Adesina said this while speaking with State House correspondents in Abuja yesterday. He said though the president was yet to decide on …

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Donald Duke To Run For President In 2019

A former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, has said that he will contest for presidency in the 2019 general elections. Duke, who declared his interest for the plum job at the 3rd Mike Omotosho Annual Lecture titled, “Mellinials as Protagonists in Nation Building,” on Sunday night in …

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Don’t Dare Run For President, Senator Tells Oprah

Senator Marco Rubio says despite the fact Oprah is rich and famous, Trump’s more famous and he’d beat her in a head-to-head 2020 election. TMZ got the Republican Senator Monday at Reagan National Airport and he conceded Oprah is loved by millions, but running for President is a whole other …

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PDP Sweeps 22 LG Chairmanship Seats In Delta

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP won all 22 chairmanship seats and all but one councillorship position in the Delta State local government election conducted last Saturday, the Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, DSIEC declared yesterday. The lone councillorship position won by the All Progressives Congress, APC was in Ward 2, …

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2019: Buhari Set To Re-contest, Appoints Amaechi Campaign DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly reappointed his Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as the Director-General of his 2019 election campaign. According to THISDAY, Buhari may have finally made the decision to seek re-election and has started preparing to campaign. Amaechi, who led Buhari’s campaign in 2015, has been issued a …

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President Mugabe Sacks Vice president From Office

Zimbabwe’s Vice-President, Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from office. Information Minister, Simon Khaya Moyo disclosed this in a statement on Monday. According to him, 75-year-old Mnangagwa has “traits of disloyalty” to blame for his sack. According to BBC, President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace intends to follow in her husband’s footsteps …

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How Jonathan’s Govt, PDP Tried To Manipulate 2015 Elections – Jega

Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has disclosed that the immediate past government of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan attempted to interfere with the 2015 elections. Jega claimed that Jonathan’s government tried to “interfere with the decision of INEC to use electronic card readers”. In an interview …

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No Plan To Run For President In 2019 – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday he had not given any thought on contesting the country’s next presidential election in 2019 and had no timeline for when he may make such a decision. Mr Osinbajo said this while responding to questions at the FT Africa conference in London …

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PDP Suspends Ifeanyi Ubah, Issues Query To Kashamu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended Dr Ifeanyi Ubah for his disparaging statement against the party’s leadership and the panel that conducted the Anambra state governorship primary in which he was an aspirants. In a statement released on Thursday evening, PDP said Ubah, the chairman of Capital Oil and …

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Buhari Has Fulfilled His Promise On Economic Recovery – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has lauded the federal government for the nation’s recent exit from economic recession as announced by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. The party expressed this in a press statement on Wednesday signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi. “APC also commends the National …

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IPOB Will Sack Okorocha In 2019 – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, said that the secessionist group will send the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, back to Jos in 2019. Kanu who spoke in Owerri when he visited the state with hundreds of thousands of his supporters insisted that there would be no …

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Governor Fayose Begins 2019 Presidential Campaign

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has inaugurated his presidential campaign. The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum had launched his presidential campaign on his Facebook page. Fayose had on several occasions declared that he would run for the Presidency in 2019. Just last week, the governor …

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