Kano Central: Confusion as APC drops Kwankoso’s name

There is palpable confusion among members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State following the dropping of Governor Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso’s name from the Kano Central Senatorial District. Our correspondent reliably gathered that the party submitted the name of the state commissioner of works Alhaji Abba Yusuf to the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

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The Conflict With Boko Haram Could Derail Nigeria’s 2015 Presidential Election

By Samuel Oakford Nigerian election officials say more than a million voters in the country’s besieged northeast may not be able to cast ballots in the presidential elections scheduled for February — a pivotal vote that observers say already has the potential for violence. Nigeria’s 2010 Electoral Act says citizens can only vote in the constituency […]

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Osinbajo’s Choice As Buhari’s Running Mate Is The Best – Lawyers

A cross-section of senior advocates yesterday hailed the choice of Prof Yemi Osinbajo as All Progressives Congress (APC) vice-presidential candidate. They said his choice has opened a new vista of hope for the country. Dr Joseph Nwobike, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), who was Prof Osinbajo’s student at the University of Lagos (UNILAG), said the […]

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Eligibility 2015, s-court dismisses suit against Jonathan

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA-The Supreme Court, Tuesday, dismissed the suit seeking to stop President Goodluck Jonathan from vying for a re-election next year. A five-man panel of Justices of the apex court presided over by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, struck out the appeal which was filed before it by a […]

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Meet Buhari’s running mate

Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Wednesday, emerged the running mate to the All Progressives Congress Presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari. Here is a profile of the former Lagos State Attorney General and a Snr. Pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God(RCCG). Yemi Osinbajo, 55, is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and Senior Partner in the Law […]

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Apc meeting ends in deadlock over candidature of VP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) seniors hit a deadlock in Abuja at the meeting aimed at choosing the Vice Presidential candidate for the next year’s election. Sahara Reporters informs with reference to its sources that the incident occurred at the Rivers State government lodge when the party state governors rejected the candidature of the party […]

Apc slams fayose for insulting obasanjo

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State has condemned Governor Ayodele Fayose for criticizing former President Olusegun Obasanjo for not obeying a court order on his book publication. Speaking on the matter through a statement made available to the media at the weekend, the Publicity Secretary of APC in Ekiti State, Taiwo Olatunbosun, stated […]

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VP Sambo Gains More Northern Support

The retention of Vice- President Mohammed Namadi Sambo on the 2015 Peoples Democratic Party ticket by President Goodluck Jonathan has been described as a sure means of winning the north. Speaking at a press conference in Jos, Plateau State, the coordinator of the Arewa Joint Action for Peace, Comrade Julius Yohanna said his group has […]