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Break Down Of What Atiku And Obi Said At The Candidates (Video)
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Peter Obi, participated in a live televised presidential town-hall programme tagged “The Candidates“ on Wednesday.
Naija News reports that “The Candidates” is designed by the organisers to have both the Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidates of selected political parties on stage at the same time and at different dates to take questions from the moderator, Kadaria Ahmed and from the general public through various platforms.
Nigerians React To Atiku And Obi Performance At The Candidates
Naija News reports that Abubakar, a Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party and his running mate, Peter Obi, participated in a live televised presidential town-hall programme tagged “The Candidates“ on Wednesday.
Biafra: What Nnamdi Kanu Said About Buhari’s Visit To Aba
Naija News had reported on Tuesday, January 29, that a massive crowd of cheering supporters mobbed President Buhari as he arrived Aba in what was opposite of what the IPOB led by Kanu had expected.
The Candidates: I Borrowed EFCC N300m To Start Its Operation – Atiku
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that he gave a loan of N300million to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from privatisation proceeds to commence activities when the anti-graft agency was set up.
The Candidates: Peter Obi Speaks On Deporting Beggars To Akwa Ibom
Rather, Obi said it was Lagos State Government that deported beggars to their various states of origin, and that he did not engage in retaliatory action to that effect.
The Candidates: Atiku Says He Is The Most Investigated Politician In Nigeria
Naija News reports that the PDP Presidential candidate made this comment when he featured on The Candidates, a live television programme on the 2019 elections anchored by Kadaria Ahmed on Wednesday, January 30.
I Don’t Care If I Lose The Election – El-Rufai
The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir el-Rufai, says he does not care if he loses the forthcoming governorship election so long the exercise is conducted in a transparent manner.
Naija News reports that the Kaduna Governor made this comment on Wednesday while speaking at an event organised by the State Peace Commission, National Peace Commission and the United Nations (UN).
How I Rigged 2003 Elections In Favor Of Buhari – Bafarawa
Buhari got the party’s nomination but lost to Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in the presidential election.
Why Aggrieved Party Members Should Not Vote Against APC – Gov. Shettima
The governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has called on aggrieved members of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) who are not happy with his government to be loyal to the party and not meddle in anti-party activities during the coming elections.
Following the recent party primaries, many members of the APC in the state, especially those that aspired for different positions, accused the governor and party leaders of forcing them to step down for most of the incumbent officeholders. While those that went into the primaries said the party leadership didn’t give them a fair contest.