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Igbo Vs Yoruba: The Tension Over Lagos

The outcome of the February 23 presidential election has sparked tension between Igbos and their Yoruba hosts in Lagos. The result showed that the Igbo voted massively for Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the chagrin of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC government in the state which supported its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari. Alleged attacks on Igbo traders and residents in some parts of the state have further heightened ethnic tension in the city, sparking arguments!-->!-->!-->…

Polls: PDP Rejects Plateau Central NASS Results, Accuses INEC Of Bias

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Plateau has rejected the National Assembly results announced by INEC in respect of Plateau Central Senatorial Zone enedict Shiknungul, the chairman of the party in the zone, made its position known in a press conference on Friday in Jos. Shiknungul, who accused INEC of trying to subvert the wish of the people, alleged that the electoral body had connived with the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), to manipulate the process. The chairman explained that his party won!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Ezekwesili: My Former Party Thought I Had Looted Funds

Former presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili has accused her party of harboring wrong assumptions about her. The former Education minister made the accusation at a press conference she held with newsmen on Monday. Recall that Ezekwesili, about a week ago, withdrew from the presidential race in order to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressive Congress and the peoples Democratic Party in the election. At the world press conference, Ezekwesili said the ACPN…

Reject APC, They’re Wicked, Mark Urges Benue People

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has called on the people of Benue South Senatorial District to reject in totality the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the forth coming elections. Mark made the call yesterday at St. Mary Primary School, Otukpo, the venue of the concluding part of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship campaign rally in Benue south. Amidst thunderous cheering from party faithfuls, Mark said, "Do you know why I asked you to reject all the candidates of the All Progressive Congress?…

Presidential Rally: Buhari Campaign Train Arrives Maiduguri

The President Muhammadu Buhari campaign train on Monday arrived Maiduguri in continuation of its re-election campaign activities. President Buhari landed at about 10:30am at the Nigerian Air Force wing of the Maiduguri International Airport. He was received by Mr Adams Oshiomole, the Chairman, All Progressive Congress (APC); National Security Adviser, Maj. -Gen. (rtd), Babagana Monguno and the Minister of State Works, Alhaji Baba Shehuri. Other dignitaries that received the president are Gov. Kashim Shettima of…

Nsima Ekere: The Promise Of A New Akwa Ibom

There are few politicians with his spirit. Everywhere he goes and everywhere he speaks, the atmosphere is ablaze with love and hope. Unlike the typical politician, he seeks votes with the humility of a servant and the responsible mien of true leaders. In this season of political acrimony, mudslinging and hate speeches, Nsima Ekere, the Akwa Ibom State Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) is a chunk of good news that we must relish. Last Sunday at Cardinal Ekandem Catholic Church Uyo, Ekere’s…

CONFIRMED: Buhari Will Not Attend Live Presidential Debate With Atiku

Barring a last-minute change of mind, THE WHISTLER can authoritatively report that President Muhammadu Buhari will not take part in the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019 by the Nigeria Election Debate Group. The debates series, which started on December 14, 2018 with vice presidential candidates, is broadcast live by all member stations of the Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria (BON), organizers of the event. John Momoh, Chairman of BON, had said the Presidential debates was slated for January 19th and…

Count Us Out Of Atiku’s Endorsement By CUPP – SDP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has distanced itself from Wednesday’s endorsement of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar by Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) as a consensus candidate for 2019 presidential election. SDP National Publicity Secretary, Mohammed Alfa who disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja, said the party already has a candidate, Donald Duke, whose name had been submitted to INEC for the 2019 election. Mr Alfa said that the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party would meet…

Despite Bribery Allegation, Oshiomhole Endorses Ganduje For Second Term

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has endorsed Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, for a second term in office. This is despite the allegations of bribery and corruption leveled against him by online news medium, Daily Nigerian. Recall that the medium released three footages, which showed the governor receiving monetary kickbacks from contractors. Ganduje has however denied the allegations. Endorsing the governor, Oshiomhole said all corrupt politicians that “are…

Two APC House Of Reps Members Dump Party

Two All Progressive Congress (APC) members of the House of Representatives have resigned their membership of the ruling party with one defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The lawmakers announced their resignations in two separate letters to the green chambers, which were read on the floor of the house on Wednesday by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara. Rep. Babatubde Kolawale, representing Akoko North East/West Federal Constituency in Ondo, in his letter, announced that he was defecting to the PDP.…
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