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I Will Restructure Nigeria After Reclaiming Stolen Mandate – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the February 23 presidential election, has reassured Nigerians that he would restructure the country after reclaiming his stolen mandate. Recall that Atiku had among other promises anchored his campaign on the need to restructure the country during his electioneering campaign across the country Atiku stated this when he met behind closed doors with the leaders of Southern and Middlebelt Forum in the Abuja home of a former Federal!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Can We Escape This Gathering Storm? By Nnia Nwodo

Forty-eight hours after our elections, we still have no results. There is hardly any voter in Nigeria, who does not know the results of elections in his polling booth. The INEC server is down, yanked off by INEC. Conflicting results dominate the social media. The two major national parties claim contradictory victories. Returning officers in Rivers and Imo claim to be under siege, being executed by a minister and a governor respectively. Igbos in Lagos are being threatened for exercising their civic rights to vote. This…

Atiku Has Our Total Support, Non-negotiable – Ohanaeze

The Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has urged Ndigbo to ensure they participated in the rescheduled polls and vote massively for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar. In a statement by its spokesman, Chuks Ibegbu, the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization maintained that its endorsement of Atiku and his running mate, Peter Obi was sacrosanct. The statement warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC against further postponement of the general…

2019: Yoruba Pressure Group Endorses Atiku

The leadership of a pan-Yoruba pressure group, the Agbekoya Farmers' Society, has endorsed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, for the February 16 presidential election. The group pledged their support for the PDP presidential candidate during a meeting with the Director-General of Atiku Campaign Organisation, Otunba Gbenga Daniel. The Agbekoya Farmers' Society hinged their decision on the developmental policies promised by Alhaji Atiku. Recall that the apex Igbo…

Nzuko Umunna Backs Ohanaeze, Warns Army Against Planned Clampdown On IPOB

An Igbo socio-cultural group, Nzuko Umunna has decried the planned clampdown by the Nigerian Army on members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over alleged plans to disrupt the 2019 election. Nzuko Umunna’s reaction follows a similar reaction by the apex socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday in a statement signed by its president Chief John Nnia Nwodo. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, had ordered his men to immediately embark on a clampdown on the group “because the activities of the outlawed…

2019: Don’t Repeat Operation Python Dance Experience, Ohanaeze Warns Army

Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has reacted to plans by the Nigeria Army to go after members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, to forestall an alleged threat by the secessionist group to boycott the 2019 election. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, had given an order to the General Officer Commanding (GOC) and Formation Commanders (Brigade Commanders) in the South East Area of Responsibility (AOR) to immediately embark on a clampdown on the group. “This is because the activities of the…

Ngige Knocks Ohanaeze For Endorsing Atiku

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has described the endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, by the Ohaneze Ndigbo as partisan. Mr Ngige said what played out was a mere congregation of party men, that hurriedly took a decision without due consultation of the real Ime-Obi Ohaneze Ndigbo. The Labour and Employment minister made his feeling known in a telephone interview with journalists on Sunday in Awka. The minister said the meeting was constituted…

BREAKING: Ohanaeze Endorses Atiku/Obi, After Buhari’s South-East Visit

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has finally endorsed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, for the February 16 election. The endorsement is coming few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari visited some southeastern states on Thursday, seeking the region’s support for his re-election bid. During his visit, President Buhari denied allegations that his administration had marginalized the South East, saying his appointment of service chiefs were never based…

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Disowns Atiku, Says ‘We Didn’t Endorse Him’

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has disowned the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Nigeria’s 2019 poll, Atiku Abubakar. The group said it has never at any time endorsed the candidate. Making the position of the Igbo group is Chuks Ibegbu, deputy national publicity secretary of the organization. Ibegbu said the clarification became necessary following misconceptions over the event of November 2018 where some Igbo leaders endorsed Abubakar for president. The…

More Reactions Trail INEC’s Appointment Of Buhari’s Niece As Head Of Collation Centre

More Nigerians have criticized the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over its appointment of Amina Zakari, a niece to President Muhammadu Buhari, as the head of the presidential election collation committee. The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili said, “It is now quite obvious that the @inecnigeria Chairman is making decisions that cannot at all be INDEPENDENT. How in the world can @inecnigeria appoint Amina Zakari – niece of @MBuhari – as its Head…
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