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By benim
In News
Jan 31st, 2011
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Nigeria’s opposition parties failed to agree on a joint candidate to face President Goodluck Jonathan, the flag bearer of the ruling People’s Democratic Party, in April’s presidential election, the parties said. The inability to reach an accord comes ahead of the deadline today for all parties to sub...
By benim
In Election
Jan 23rd, 2011
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Ahead of general elections in April, northern political leaders have the task of backing   a strong presidential candidate from the region to run against President Goodluck Jonathan. This was part of decisions reached at a strategic meeting last week in Abuja, following Jonathan’s victory over former...
By benim
In Election
Jan 20th, 2011
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Presidential candidates in Nigeria are promising to create more jobs and attract more outside investment by improving infrastructure. Unemployment is a big issue in Africa’s most populous nation. So presidential candidates are campaigning hard on the economy with opposition parties criticizing ...
By benim
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Jan 14th, 2011
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Nigeria’s Action Congress (ACN) opposition party on Friday confirmed former anti-corruption tsar Nuhu Ribadu as its nominee for April presidential elections, running against President Goodluck Jonathan. Ribadu won international praise for arrests of graft suspects and seizures of assets as the ...
By benim
In Election
Jan 3rd, 2011
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Nigeria’s former anti-corruption chief said he will end graft and improve government transparency if elected president in a vote scheduled for April. “Solving the problem of corruption will solve other issues, whether it is infrastructure challenges, insecurity or lack of jobs,” Nuhu Ribadu said in a...
By benim
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Dec 2nd, 2010
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CONVENER of the Save Nigeria Group (SNG) and Senior Pastor at the Lagos-based Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, yesterday took a swipe on former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing him as the kingpin of electoral fraudsters. Bakare, who blamed Obasanjo for allegedly entrenching a legacy of rigg...
By benim
In Election
Nov 29th, 2010
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President Goodluck Jonathan has accused his main opponent for the presidential ticket of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar of betrayal and disloyalty to the party over his reaction to the party’s loss of Osun State. The President, in a posting on his Facebook wall on Sun...
By benim
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Nov 27th, 2010
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Barely 24 hours after receiving a political blow, ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar on Friday hit ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over the loss of the South-West by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He also said: “We too dey laugh ooo!” over the victory of  Rauf Aregbesola at the Court of Appeal, Iba...
By benim
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Nov 26th, 2010
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Barely a month after a Federal Appeal Court sitting in Ilorin nullified the election of former Governor Segun Oni of Ekiti, the Appeal Court in Ibadan, Oyo State capital on Friday sacked the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration of Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola as the governor of Osun Sta...
By benim
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Nov 22nd, 2010
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Former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar will challenge President Goodluck Jonathan as the consensus northern candidate in ruling party primaries ahead of elections next April, his spokesman said on Monday. The emergence of a single candidate from the north to challenge Jonathan, a southerner, a...