2019: Atiku vs. Buhar, By Reuben Abati

2019: Atiku vs. Buhar, By Reuben Abati

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There has been some clarity about Nigeria’s 2019 Presidential election, with the end of the October 7 deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the conduct of party primaries at all levels. On Saturday, the ruling All Progressives Congress…

14.8m APC members endorse Buhari

14.8m APC members endorse Buhari

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Chairman, Convention Election Committee, and Governor-elect Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, said yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari polled a total of 14,842,072 votes in 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in direct presidential primary to elect candidate. The primary was…

APC govs mount pressure on Buhari, Oshiomhole

APC govs mount pressure on Buhari, Oshiomhole

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Nine governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari and party National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, behind closed doors, over the hiccups trailing their party primaries. Although the governors said the meetings were held…

Why President Buhari declined assent to Electoral Bill – Presidency

Why President Buhari declined assent to Electoral Bill – Presidency

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President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018 due to “some drafting issues” that remain unaddressed following the prior revisions to the Bill. Sen. Ita Enang, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), made…

Buhari declines assent to electoral bill again

Buhari declines assent to electoral bill again

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President Muhammadu Buhari has again dec­lined assent to the Electoral (Amendment­) Bill 2018. The President had earlier twice declined assen­t to the bill. Speaking with State House correspondents­ on Monday, the Senior Special Assistant­ to the President on National Assembly m­atters (Senate),…

2019 Election will be free, fair and credible; President Buhari assures UK Prime Minister

2019 Election will be free, fair and credible; President Buhari assures UK Prime Minister

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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja assured the UK Prime Minister Theresa May of his commitment to conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019. In a bilateral meeting with the visiting Prime Minister, President Buhari welcomed UK’s support at strengthening democratic…

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