“Don’t overheat the polity. We will stay on the cause and our earlier vow that only the votes of Nigerians will determine who wins.”
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“Gen Buhari is yet to come to term with democratic process. His recent comment has shown that he is a sit tight leader who is doing everything possible to repeat what he did in 1983.”
“It is also obvious that the numerous infrastructural development across the length and breadth of Nigeria will earn him massive votes’ they group said.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, had in a statement hinted the nation that the Managing Director of Activate Technologies Limited, Mohammed Sani Musa, whose company supplied the machines used in printing the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), was the candidate of the APC for Niger East Senatorial district in the aborted Saturday’s election.
Atiku made this known via Twitter.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday called on Christians to fast and pray for the Saturday’s general elections to be peaceful.
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The coalition of opposition political parties, CUPP, has described Thursday’s broadcast by President Muhammadu Buhari as a failed last minute effort to massage over three years of incompetence and leadership failure in a bid to hoodwink the voters into allowing him another term to bury the foundation of the nation.
“Interestingly, both candidates enjoy decent support across gender and age groups. Atiku also has a better spread across all six geopolitical zones.”
“An example that INEC is working for the PDP is a fact that there is a stay of execution granted by the Court of Appeal.
“Just because the INEC Chairman was Director of TETFUND under Wike as Minister of State for Education, he now chooses the Court order to implement and the one not to implement.’
“We are adopting Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as the sole candidate to be voted for by all the people of the Niger Delta as a result of his political ideology, which is in tandem with our agitation for equitable and fair principles of federalism.
‘ we have always known that desperate politicians will be up to some tricks to gain some political mileage, but we never imagined they could go to the extent of committing forgery just to malign an opponent’.
“This election is more than a contest between two men, President Muhammadu Buhari and former VP Atiku Abubakar, for that one exalted chair. The election is nothing less than a historic encounter pitting one vision and version of our future against another.
Atiku was issued a visa for his visit to Washington last month after over a decade of being banned from the country due to his alleged involvement in corruption and money-laundering schemes.
A statement by spokesman of the gubernatorial candidate, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, said the office was attacked by 60 thugs allegedly led by Junaidu Abdulhamid, a personal assistant to the State APC Chairman, Abdullahi Abbas, and Habibu Dandayis, a diehard supporter of the party chairman.
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Massive crowd flooded the stadium, making it difficult for movement within the facility.
Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari campaign, had described the endorsement as a fraud while some of the president’s supporters said it was based on financial inducement.
While a number of them voluntarily decided to ‘retire’ from the senate and allow others take their place, there are those who opted to seek the governorship tickets of their various parties in their various states. While some succeeded and are now gubernatorial candidates, others failed in their bid and will not be competing in the elections altogether.
Some of my achievements are visible for everyone to see, whilst some are still in the works, he said.
Other non sensitive materials, such as sleeping mats, generators and touch lights have been delivered to the various local governments.
“You must deliver your polling unit. Victory of the polling unit is the ticket to political appointments. We don’t want to hear any excuse that your polling unit result was snatched. You must protect the results,” he said.
“He must present himself before the court on the next adjourned date or be compelled to do so,” says the judge.
‘Our only desire is to see to a fair process of the election in this country, because that is what is providing that legitimacy of the democratically elected government, whether at the federal or state level’.
He however, cautioned politicians against inciting violence during the general election.
Organizers say over ‘100,000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) expected’.
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