How Buhari’s Strategists Disinformed The North About Atiku

It was also gathered that the grassroots campaigners went into the hinterlands of the North and told stories that the people should be wary of Atiku in view of the fact that he was said to have reached a pact with some pro-Biafran personalities, whom they said he planned to hand over the running of the affairs of his administration to.

Let’s work as one family – El-Rufai to Kaduna residents

Speaking after receiving his Certificate of Return, the governor further said that the people appreciate that the difficult and tough decisions that had been taken in the last four years were in their collective interest. El-Rufai also called on the people to join hands in building a better Kaduna “to improve themselves, to tackle poverty and disease, to accelerate development, build new businesses and create jobs.”

Atiku and Obasanjo Meet in Abeokuta

It was not clear what the former Vice – President discussed with Obasanjo during his short visit, were insinuations that both might have deliberated on the last Presidential election which Atiku contested on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) but lost to the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian Ready for the Governorship Elections

The exercise will take place in 29 of the country's 36 states. Seven states - Kogi, Bayelsa, Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Edo and Anambra - will not hold elections because their governors have not finished their four-year terms. The turnout for the state elections is expected to be higher than the 35.5% in last month's presidential election, down from 44% in 2015.

INEC postpones assembly election in Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission has postponed the House of Assembly election for the Nasarawa / Binyeri State Constituency of Adamawa State. Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state , Mr Kashim Gaidam, disclosed this to the newsmen on Thursday in Yola. Gaidam said that the postponement became necessary following the death of a member of the assembly , who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the election.

Only APC members should get appointments – Aisha Buhari

She made the call at a dinner to celebrate the victory of President Buhari in Daura, his home town on Thursday 7th March, 2019. The event took place at the Daura Stadium and attracted women and youth supporters of the APC from across Katsina state. Aisha noted that the constitution of the party specifies that appointments to offices in an APC led government should go to card-carrying members.

How currency dealers put Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer into trouble

Both men who are now being accused by the EFCC of engaging in conspiracy, money laundering, vote-buying and influence peddling were reportedly exposed by powerful bureau de change dealers in Lagos and Abuja. “We did not even set out to arrest anyone until we came across the first suspicious amount of $1.6 million cash and another $1.5 million with the same set of persons and when our operatives questioned the source of the money it was traced to the same persons,” an EFCC investigator revealed.

Buhari – I won’t disappoint women & Youth

Buhari gave the assurance on Saturday night during a victory dinner organised for the All Progressives Congress Women and Youth Campaign Council at the Presidential Villa , Abuja. He used the opportunity to praise women and youths for the role they played in his re- election for a second term on February 23. The President also responded to the call by the women and youths to include more of them in his new cabinet , saying that persons of integrity would not be denied appointments.

Oshiomole tackling me over 2023 presidency – Rochas Okorocha

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, yesterday said that the National chairman of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomole, was against him (Okorocha) because of 2023 presidency. Okorocha while reacting through his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, on his suspension from APC, by the National Working Committee, NWC, challenged Oshiomole, to be prepared for him (Okorocha) and that the suspension would not be effective.

Apc has resolved to expel Amosun and Rochas Okorocha

Also suspended by the APC NWC over anti-party activities are the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani and the Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu. Both governors, including that of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu had been accused of anti-party activities, with several stalwarts in their states petitioning the party leadership and asking for severe sanctions.