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2015: Senators need not fear govs, says Akpabio

Akwa Ibom State Governor Godswill Akpabio has dismissed the reluctance of senators elected on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to perform their legislative duties in protest against the perceived usurpation of their political space by state governors. He …

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BAUCHI GROUP OPPOSES APC MINI-CONVENTION FOR GUBER CANDIDATE

A political group, Watchdog for Democratic Accountability, has opposed a proposed mini-convention by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to elect a single candidate from Bauchi North Senatorial District for 2015 governorship election. A statement jointly signed by the group’s chairman …

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APC PUSHES PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARIES TO DECEMBER 8

The National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been re-scheduled to hold on December 8, against the earlier date of December 2, according to the revised time table for the nomination of candidates released by the party.   …

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NASARAWA PDP RETURNS DELEGATES BY CONSENSUS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State has produced all its delegates in the just concluded congresses through consensus arrangement, its spokesman, Yohanna Neto, told Daily Trust yesterday. Neto said the arrangement worked well such that the party had …

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Former U.S. marine joins Ekiti Senate race

A former United States Marine Corps officer, Captain Sunday Adebomi (rtd), has indicated his interest in the Ekiti South Senatorial District election. The 40-year-old Adebomi is running on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He has promised to …

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Tafawa-Balewa withdraws from PDP presidential race

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Jhalil Tafawa-Balewa, has said he is no longer interested in challenging President Goodluck Jonathan for the party’s ticket. The PDP presidential aspirant, who is the son of a …

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