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‘APC Plotting Frantically To Declare FCT Result Inconclusive’

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) have accused President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of plotting to declare FCT results inconclusive. CUPP, in a statement by Ikenga Ugochinyere, alleged that the party is already mounting pressure on the Independent National Electoral Commissioner (INEC). CUPP also claimed that the APC is attempting to inflate figures from the northwest and northeast to counter the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) victory in the southern region of the country.…

CUPP Moves Against INEC, Directs Political Parties To Resume Campaigns

The Coalition of United Political Parties(CUPP) has directed its over 51 member political parties to resume campaigns ahead of the presidential and National Assembly elections rescheduled for this Saturday. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had said political parties were not allowed to continue with campaigns after it postponed the presidential and National Assembly elections that were slated for February 16, 2019. The postponement came after INEC’s meeting with some stakeholders in the early…

#BuhariMustGo: Twitter Reacts To Lawsuit Asking Court To Declare President ‘Mentally Unfit’

Reactions have started trailing a lawsuit filed by opposition political parties on Thursday asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to declare President Muhammadu Buhari “mentally unfit” to seek re-election in the February 16 presidential election. In the lawsuit filed with suit no: FHC/ABJ/CS/112/2019, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) asked the Federal High Court to save Nigeria from national disaster that may follow the re-election of President Buhari into office. The CUPP argues that the President is…

CUPP Fingers Lawan, Akpabio, Adamu, Others In Plot For Violent Takeover Of NASS

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised the alarm that there is a grand plan by the All Progressives Congress (APC), to violently effect a change of leadership when the National Assembly reconvenes on Tuesday. “The CUPP is once again raising alarm having received incontrovertible facts over a fresh plot that has been hatched and which has received the go-ahead nod of President Muhammadu Buhari led APC govt for a violent, undemocratic, unlawful, illegal and demonic takeover of the leadership of both…

Boycott Buhari’s Budget Presentation, CUPP Asks Lawmakers

The Coalition of United Political Parties has called on members of the National Assembly, especially those from opposition parties, to boycott President Muhammadu Buhari’s budget presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday. In a statement by its national spokesman, Imo Ugochinyere, the coalition said the step was necessary to show resentment to the Buhari administration, which it accused of impunity, non-implementation of past budgets, abuse of state institutions and refusal to sign the Electoral Act…

What Nigerians Want Buhari To Do With The 2018 Electoral Act Amendment Bill

Nigerians from all works of life have taken to the social media to react to the recent calls made by the National Assembly to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the time stipulated by law elapses. The amendment, if signed into law, makes the use of the card readers statutory and the only instrument of accreditation, thereby permanently doing away with the incident forms in the 2019 general election and other upcoming elections. The bill hence provides for electronic transmission…

APC Plotting To Invade NASS Next Week

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has raised an alarm of a ploy by the ruling All Progressives Congress to attack the National Assembly when lawmakers reconvene next week. The CUPP, in a statement by its national spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, on Tuesday in Abuja, claimed that the ruling party was also planning to secure a court order granting one third of lawmakers power to open both chambers of the National Assembly. Ugochinyere equally alleged that the police have been asked to invite the…

Akpabio Reacts To Calls For Senate To Declare His Seat Vacant

Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom) says any move to declare his seat vacant in the Senate will prove abortive. Akpabio made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Monday. He said though he had yet to hear about it, if his seat must be declared vacant, the seats of those, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), should also be declared vacant. According to him, if the excuse of those calling for his seat to be declared vacant is that there is no rancour in PDP to warrant his defection, they…

2019: Obasanjo’s Group Split

The Chief Olusegun Obasanjo-backed African Democratic Congress, ADC, has split barely three months after its fusion with the Coalition of Nigerian Movement (CNM). The ADC was formed in January 2018 after a publication by former President Obasanjo. But on Tuesday, a faction pulled out announcing itself as New African Democratic Congress (N-ADC). Protem national chairman of the group, Precious Elekima, in an announcement at a news conference in Abuja, said the group withdrew from ADC because it did not want to be a…

CUPP Will Defeat Buhari In 2019 – PDP Chieftain

A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Amuwo-Odofin, Mr Afolabi Oresan on Tuesday said the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), recently formed by the PDP and some other opposition parties, was in the best interest of Nigeria. Oresan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the coalition was aimed at giving Nigerians a better deal owing to what he called the prevailing issues in the country. He said he was optimistic that the coalition would achieve its objective in spite of the fact…
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