People’s Democratic Party (Nigeria)

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Sep 2nd, 2011
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Christian and Muslim leaders have appealed for calm in central Nigeria’s Jos city after more than 40 people were reportedly killed in clashes on Thursday. Jos’s Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama told the BBC the two groups should hold talks to end hostility. Local Muslim leader Sheikh ...
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Apr 17th, 2011
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IndepthNigeria calls the presidential election in favour of President Goodluck Jonathan with a score of 62%. With the result so far released by the Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan has won the presidential election held across the co...
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Apr 15th, 2011
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On a visit to Nigeria eight years ago, Felix Ekundayo spotted what he thought was the perfect business opportunity. Ekundayo knew sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest oil fields lay in the vast southern swamps of the Niger Delta. As an engineer, he was also aware oil drills suck up natural gas with cru...
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Jan 4th, 2011
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ABUJA — A Nigerian opposition party on Tuesday chose former military dictator General Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for presidential polls in April. Buhari, the candidate the for Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), ruled Nigeria with an iron hand when he was military leader from January 1984 t...
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Dec 15th, 2010
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NOTWITHSTAN-DING the announcement of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar as consensus candidate of the Northern Political Leaders Forum (NPLF), political leaders of the North are said to have placed former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida and the Kwara State governor, Dr Bukola Saraki, ...
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Dec 10th, 2010
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Former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared his candidacy for presidential elections in April, pledging to clamp down on corruption and review the country’s privatisation plans. Buhari’s reputation as a disciplinarian and a popular perception that he is cleaner th...
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Nov 29th, 2010
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IT’S been a week since former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, emerged the consensus candidate of the Northern Political Leaders Forum (NPLF) led by Adamu Ciroma who has been in the vanguard of the call for a president of Northern extraction to finish what some members of the Northern political establ...