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Delta guber: Obuh upbeat on victory in PDP primaries

Ahead of tomorrow’s gov­ernorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a frontline aspirant in Delta State, Sir Tony Obuh yesterday expressed optimism that he would emerge the party’s standard bear­er.   Speaking through the Director General of his campaign …

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Why Jonathan is not fit for re-election -Kwankwaso

Kano State Governor and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Sunday said President Goodluck Jonathan lacked the moral right to seek a second term. He said the president’s poor handling of Nigeria’s security, rising corruption and …

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Makarfi returns unopposed as PDP flag-bearer in 2015

Sabongari (Kaduna State) – Sen. Ahmed Makarfi the senator representing Kaduna-North Senatorial District, has been returned as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag-bearer in the 2015 senatorial election. Makarfi was adopted as sole candidate after his rival, Umar Faruk withdrew …

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Sen. Ugbesia Loses Bid To Return To Senate

The Senate Vice Chairman, Committee on Commerce, Mr Odion Ugbesia, on Sunday lost his bid to return to the Senate. Ugbesia, who is the senator representing Edo Central, lost to his opponent, Mr Cliffors Ordia by 141 votes to 62 …

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Mark, Suswam, Mku Win PDP Senatorial Tickets In Benue

Senate President David Mark, Gov. Gabriel Suswam and Mike Mku on Saturday picked the PDP’s ticket to contest the 2015 general elections in their respective senatorial zones in Benue. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who covered …

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Akpabio wins Senatorial ticket

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio has won the PDP ticket for the Ikot Ekpene senatorial district in the state. With 423 votes, Akpabio floored two other opponents, Hon Ekperikpe Ekpo and Chief Inibehe Okorie who had none. Incumbent Senator …

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Bayelsa PDP parallel primaries produce Lokpobiri, Ogola

Chairman, Senate Committee on Water Resources, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District and former Chairman, State Scholarship Board, Mr. Foster Ogola, have laid claim to the Peoples Democratic Party Senatorial ticket for the zone. Lokpobiri and Ogola emerged …

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