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    President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he would want to be remembered as a leader who kept his word that elections in Nigeria must be free, fair and credible. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s spokesperson in a statement in Abuja, said President Buhari made this known he received Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State at ...
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    The U.S. fully supports the decision of the heads of ECOWAS and other international missions on the postponement of the election in Nigeria, the country’s mission in Nigeria says. In a statement in Abuja on Saturday,  the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria encouraged Nigerians to support the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free, fair, peaceful ...
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    KEN UGBECHIE Before you make your choice of president in the February 2019 presidential election, there are critical factors you must consider. Nigeria has been managed by tough men, real toughies like Olusegun Obasanjo, Muhammadu Buhari both at separate and disparate dispensations. On both occasions, the country failed to gain the expected traction both socially ...
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    Correcting a Media Error: USIP Makes No Prediction on Nigerian Election A few Nigerian newspapers reported erroneously this week that the U.S. Institute of Peace has made a prediction about the possible outcome of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election. USIP never makes predictions about election outcomes and has not done so in this case. The Institute’s ...
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    Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) have met to review the outcome of the report of the joint committee set up early in the year on electronic transmission and collation of results. Prof. Umar Danbatta , Executive Vice-Chairman, NCC, after the meeting with the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Thursday, described ...
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    Widespread violence in Nigeria could affect next year’s presidential election, two US pro-democracy groups said on Friday. Voters in Africa’s most populous nation go to the polls in February next year, with President Muhammadu Buhari looking to secure a second, four-year term of office. The 75-year-old former military ruler in 2015 became the first opposition ...
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    Respected cleric and General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has warned that Nigeria may cease to exist if killing of Christians continue. According to the pastor fondly called ‘Daddy’ by most Pentecostals, the 2019 election may not hold if the killings of Christians is not put ...
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    April 29, 2018 The Taraba chapter of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) on Sunday inaugurated its newly-elected officials and an office complex in Jalingo ahead of the 2019 election. The National Coordinator of the organisation, Alhaji Bala Fasali, congratulated the officials and urged them to work tirelessly to realise the dream of ensuring re-election of ...
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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and his policies will “easily” win him re-election in the vote planned for February, Information Minister Lai Mohammed said. “He is very strong and well,” Mohammed said in an interview on Sunday. “I have never lost sleep over the re-election. Buhari will easily win.” Buhari, 75, announced this month ...
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    KEN UGBECHIE You must give Nigeria’s political actors some credit for their amazing skills. They, alone, have the ability to be black at dawn and white at dusk. They have the capacity to pull the wool over everybody’s eyes. They make the electorate look away from the real issues. Like your local politician providing a ...