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Jonathan vs Buhari: How They stand In Nigeria’s 36 States And The Federal Capital Territory

State by State Projection of both Presidential Candidates chances

As Nigerians, nay the world, wait for the March 28 presidential election and the 10 competing political parties putting finishing touches to their strategies, the actual contest, political watchers have submitted, is between the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party and Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) of the All Progressives Congress. How would the scenario look like …

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My husband will obey rule of law and as First Lady, will perform only constitutionally assigned roles –Aisha Buhari

Mrs. Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari, the wife of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has said her husband will not tamper with the office of the ‘First Lady,’ if it is constitutionally recognised. Mrs. Buhari told newsmen on the sidelines of the inaugural meeting of the APC women presidential campaign initiative held in Abuja on Saturday. The wife …

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Nigeria2015: IBB declares support for Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari Visits IBB

Former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, on Monday declared his support for Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate in the upcoming elections. Speaking while receiving Mr. Buhari who visited him in Minna, Mr. Babangida said ‘’all of us will support you in this course to salvage this country’’. He said that the APC candidate’s doggedness in sacrificing to …

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MEND Endorses Buhari For President, Says Voting Jonathan Is Biggest Mistake Niger Deltans Ever Made


A statement signed by Jomo Gbomo said the group’s decision to support General Mohammadu Buhari arises from the pathetic state in which the country has been put by the government of Mr. Jonathan and its strong belief in General Buhari as the man and change the country needs. “It is very clear that the Niger Delta region now regrets voting …

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Certificate Saga: Nigerian Army Has Buhari’s Academic Records, But He Needs To Apply

Buhari, APC Presidential candidate

The director of public relations of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier Olaleye Lajide, has dismissed reports in the Nigerian media claiming that the army could not find academic records of General Muhammadu Buhari (ret.), the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Brigadier Lajide described the reports as false. The military spokesman made the disclosure while responding to a text …

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2015 POLLS: Buhari tells INEC his certificates are with military

President Muhammadu Buhari

A former Head of State and the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2015 general elections, Maj.Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has told the Independent National Electoral Commission that his academic qualifications and credentials are with the military. A visit by journalists to the headquarters of the commission on Monday in Abuja revealed that Buhari’s academic qualifications were …

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2015 ELECTIONS: Osinbajo Campaigns In Mass Transit Buses In Lagos

Prof Yemi Osinbajo

The vice presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Professor Yemi Osinbajo, opened a new vista in the nation’s political campaigns yesterday when he boarded a mass transit bus in Lagos and used the opportunity to solicit support from passengers. The professor of Law who joined passengers in the Bus Rapid Transit from the Tafawa Balewa Square to Barracks …

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Buhari’s wife, Hajiya Aishat visits Tinubu

Buharis wife visits Tinubu

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu played host to the wife of the party’s presidential Candidate Hajiya Aishat Muhammodu at the early hour of Monday, 22nd of December 2014 at his Ikoyi residence. Other dignitaries present at the bourdillon residence of the former Lagos State Governor includes the Deputy Governor of Lagos state Mrs Adejoke olorelope …

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PDP, Presidency panics over Osinbajo emergence as Buhari’s runing mate

Prof. Yemi Osibajo

With the choice of frontline lawyer-pastor Yemi Osinbajo as All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chiefs have returned to the drawing board. The PDP and the Presidency are said to be jittery over the choice of the professor of Law and former Attorney-General and Commissioner for justice, Lagos State. The ruling …

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Buhari’s VP slot will go to one of these candidate; Oshiomhole, Fashola, Fayemi, Amaechi

Buhari and some proposed VPs

The All Progressives Congress has pruned its search for Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s (retd.) running mate to three incumbent governors and a former one. SUNDAY PUNCH reliably gathered on Saturday that the leadership of the party has the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN); his Edo State counterpart, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole; and Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, as well …

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Buhari wins APC presidential ticket

Buhari, APC Presidential candidate

A former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has emerged the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defeated four other aspirants to win the ticket by polling 3,430 votes at the party’s national convention held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. A former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, scored 954 votes while Governor Rabi’u Kwankwaso of Kano State got 974 …

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Rabiu Kwankwaso formally Declares For President

Rabiu Kwankwaso, Kano State Governor

Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso has formally indicated interest in the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest next year’s presidential election. Kwankwanso declares for president SaharaReporters Media Speaking on Tuesday at the Old Parade Ground, Abuja venue of the declaration, Kwankwaso described as “most unfortunate” the strategy of the current PDP administration to perpetuate itself in power. “It …

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2015: Tinubu Backs Buhari as APC Presidential Candidate


As the 2015 general elections gather momentum, here are indications that the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, may support Muhammadu Buhari, as the party’s consensus candidate for the elections. Tinubu and other leaders of the party are currently considering choosing Buhari via consensus to avoid bitter conflicts that may arise from a keenly contested primary …

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Suspected Kaduna bomber arrested, disguised as woman – Military

kaduna bomb blast suspect

The Nigerian military on Friday said it arrested a suspected bomber who disguised as a woman. A statement by the Defence Headquarters said the man who dressed like woman was suspected to be connected with the explosion targeted at the convoy of former military Head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari, in Kaduna. The attack occurred near the busy Kawo Market …

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