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Nigeria: Opposition mounts against Buhari’s re-election bid

At least 39 political parties have teamed up in a bid to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 election. Opposition parties in Nigeria have come together to form a political coalition aimed at preventing President Muhammadu Buhari from winning a second consecutive term in next year’s elections. Thirty-nine registered political forces, …

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APC reacts to R-APC, PDP, other parties’ MoU against Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, R-APC and 38 other political parties. The main objective of the agreement is to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. n a statement by its spokesman, Bolaji Abdulahhi, …

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Buhari to campaign for Fayemi in Ado Ekiti today

Fayemi recently resigned as Buhari’s minister to seek a second term as Ekiti State governor. President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to be in Ekiti State on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, for the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) mega rally to campaign for his former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr …

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How PDP ganged up with 38 parties to kick out Buhari

The PDP is planning to unseat the APC with the help of over 30 other political parties. Here’s the full story. The late night meetings had been going on for a while. The memos, the strategy sessions, the back and forth, dinner dates, boat cruises, midnight phone calls, the entire …

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Okupe names Saraki, two others as likely president in 2019

A chieftain of the Accord Party (AP) and former presidential spokesman, Chief Doyin Okupe, has named the trio of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki; Sokoto and Gombe governors, Aminu Tambuwal and Ibrahim Dankwambo, as possible victor in the 2019 presidential election. Okupe, who recently resigned from the Peoples Democratic Party …

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PDP, 38 parties ratify unity candidates for 2019 polls

• Police uncover printing of Ekiti ballot papers, Fayose denies • INEC boss insists on credibility, APC backs military deployment Opposition political parties, yesterday, signed a pact that would facilitate the emergence of a common presidential candidate in next year’s general elections.They also agreed to present unity candidates for governorship …

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Obasanjo in cameo appearance at PDP rally

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, made a cameo appearance atthe rally of Oladipupo Adebutu, one of the governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State. Adebutu, who represents Remo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives and his supporters were at the rally …

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2019: R-APC, PDP, 37 parties sign memorandum to work against Buhari

A major political realignment in the country took place on Monday as 38 opposition political parties and the Reformed All Progressive Congress (R-APC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to contest the 2019 general elections under one platform. The parties include the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP), …

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