Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has advised Nigerians to resist the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from returning to power in 2019 election, saying the motive behind the party’s desperation is to loot the nation and cause more damage. Osinbajo said Nigeria’s economy would have collapsed long ago but for President Muhammadu Buhari’s honesty, reminding that only a honest and selfless leader like the Buhari can be trusted with the nation’s wealth.
Former Vice President and presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, has withdrawn from the ongoing presidential debate. He lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for not attending, insisting there was no point taking part in the debate. A statement he released reads: “We came here for a Presidential debate, not a candidacy debate, and I, Atiku Abubakar can not challenge or question an administration where the man at the helm of the affairs of the nation is not present to defend himself or his policies.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) will stop on February 8, 2019, eight days to the presidential and National Assembly elections. Also, the commission said it would from Wednesday, January 16 commence the distribution of PVCs to their owners at the ward levels, an exercise that would last till January 21, this year.
I am actually surprised by myself because I never actually thought I would ever go into politics. I thought that being a senior technocrat in a leadership position would be enough to make an impact but I have seen that it is not so.
A quiet protest by Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, against his inclusion on the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidential Campaign Council was what pushed the presidency to quickly remove him. Also, Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been accused of seeking to drag Dangote’s name in the mud, and coercing him onto the presidential campaign committee.
A head of the general elections in 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled a special app that would enable Nigerians observe elections and report live from polling units.
Zambia’s Constitutional Court on Friday ruled that President Edgar Lungu can stand for the third time as president in 2021.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress is engaging in vote-buying for as low as N10.
As expected, former vice president, Atiku Abubarkar, the Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party launched his campaign with a 61-page economic development plan overview
The relatively new political parties also launched their presidential campaigns yesterday