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Nigeria2015: Buhari is qualified, APC insists; cites another law

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has defended the academic qualification of its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, citing new legal details after the Nigerian Army denied it has copies of Mr. Buhari’s certificates as he earlier claimed. The Constitution requires a minimum of secondary school certificate or its equivalent for election to the office of the president. But amid intense debate …

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PDP disowns Fayose over Buhari “death” advert

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDP, has distanced itself from a newspaper advert sponsored by Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State, suggesting the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, will die in office if voted president. In the advert published by Punch, Mr. Fayose compared Mr. Buhari to past heads of state and president who died in …

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Nigerian Army insist on Not having Buhar’s Certificate

The Nigerian Army said it did not have the original, certified true copy or statement of results of retired General Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, Presidential Candidate for the February general elections. The Director of Army Public Relations, Olajide Laleye, said this while briefing journalists in Abuja on Tuesday. Mr. Laleye said that the entry made on the …

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Mammoth crowds welcome Buhari in Kogi and Benue States

A Huge crowds of All Progressive Congress ( APC) supporters received the presidential candidate of the party, Gen. Muhammad Buhari, at different campaign rallies in Makurdi and Lokoja, the capital cities of Benue and Kogi states, yesterday. In Makurdi, the presidential candidate was almost moved to tears by the huge show of solidarity from an excited crowd. From the Makurdi …

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Prediction: Jonathan, Buhari Won’t Be President In 2015 – Cleric

An Enugu- based Prophet Anthony Nwoko has predicted that neither President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party nor his opponent, Gen. Muhammad Buhari of the All Progressives Congress(APC) would be president after next month’s election. It would be recalled that Nwoko, who briefed newsmen in Enugu yesterday on the state of the nation, had in 1993 prophesied the …

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Buhari, incorruptible, honest – Gov. Lamido

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State on Monday described the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, as an incorruptible and honest leader. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr. Lamido stated this while addressing supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at a rally in Maigatari. He explained that he had no problem with the former head …

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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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Buhari, Oyegun, Amaechi, Osinbajo Storm Lagos For Thanksgiving Service

The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari, APC national chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, Rivers State governor Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and the party’s vice presidential candidate, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, were amongst eminent dignitaries that stormed Lagos State yesterday for the 2015 annual thanksgiving service. Speaking at the interdenominational thanksgiving service hosted by the Lagos State Governor, …

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2015 ELECTIONS: Catholic priest urges Jonathan to Step down for Buhari

Renowned Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has urged President Goodluck Jonathan to abandon his re-election bid so that the All Progressives Congress candidate, Maj.Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) can emerge the winner of the presidential election next month. Mbaka, who heads the popular Catholic Adoration Centre in Enugu, said this in his New Year sermon titled “From Good luck to …

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Buhari is Responsible for Lagos traffic –FCT Minister of State

Buhari Stoped the Lagos Metro Rail Line Project during his reign as Head of State The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, says the people of Lagos State should blame the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) for the heavy traffic motorists face every day. She said when Buhari was the …

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2015 ELECTIONS: Osinbajo Campaigns In Mass Transit Buses In Lagos

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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Prof. Yemi Osinbajo emerges as Buhari running mate

After days of marathon meetings and horse-trading, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress [APC], Muhammadu Buhari, has settled for a former Attorney General of Lagos, Yemi Osinbajo, as his running mate, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. A source close to Mr. Buhari said the APC candidate agreed on Mr. Osinbajo Tuesday night as a concession to a former …

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Buhari’s Daughter Not Married To Anambra Man

It has been confirmed that no biological daughter of Muhammad Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is married to a man from Anambra State or any of the southeast states. Rumors have been circulating on the Internet that one of Mr. Buhari’s daughters is married to a man who hails from Anambra State, and had converted …

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Atiku host Buhari in his Abuja residence, held a secret meeting

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress [APC] on Sunday visited ex-Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, days after defeating the later and three others to clinch the presidential ticket of the party. It is not clear what both politicians discussed at the closed-door meeting held at  Atiku’s  Abuja residence. Mr. Buhari visited alone with just his orderly and driver while all …

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

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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Atiku congratulates Buhari, says is the best Man for the Job

While counting of votes continues at the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential primary, one of the aspirants, and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated co-aspirant, and former head of state, Muhammadu Buhari. Already, Mr. Buhari has scored 3,430 making it impossible for another candidate to surpass him. Mr. Abubakar acknowledged that Mr. Buhari has emerged the APC candidate. The …

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Buhari wins APC presidential ticket

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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