We’ll end Buhari’s rule-by-proxy in 2019 – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal

PDP governors consult presidential aspirants   Sokoto State governor, Aminu Tambuwal, said the situation where the country is run by proxy would not be acceptable after May 2019. This is even as the former Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi said PDP was victorious at the Port Harcourt National Convention that produced the party’s presidential candidate in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and not an individual. The duo who were presidential aspirants at the convention spoke yesterday when they received PDP governors, led by Bayelsa State governor, Seriake…

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2019: I am the only candidate that can beat Buhari – Tambuwal

Tambuwal

Presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has declared that he is the only candidate that can convincingly beat President Muhammadu Buhari if he is fielded by the party for the 2019 polls. The aspirant who is also the Governor of Sokoto state said on Tuesday while addressing party delegates at the party’s secretariat in Minna, Niger state that he has all it takes to defeat Buhari whom he described as an analogue leader. He noted that, Nigeria is currently in chaos and requires the…

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Nigeria may not survive if Buhari loses in 2019 – keyamo

Nigeria may not survive if President Muhammad Buhari loses the 2019 general elections, his campaign office has said. Spokesman of the office, Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN) made this assertion yesterday in a guest lecture delivered at the inauguration of campaign mobilisers for Buhari Support Organisation in Ilorin, Kwara state. He likened the forthcoming elections as the biblical crossing of the Red Sea by the children of Israel saying at the end of the exercise, the opposition, like King Pharaoh did, will mount a pursuit and in the process perish in…

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PDP’s presidential chess game

  “What is coming is another test for our party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and we will not have the same opportunity to correct any mistakes. In the next few weeks, the convention to nominate presidential candidate will hold and we are not going to have the same type of time to correct our mistakes the way we did during the leadership struggle. If we make a mistake, it is a mistake we will either live leave with and regret.” With those words, former National Caretaker Committee Chairman of…

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Vote out APC, Buhari over insecurity, economic mismanagement, Atiku tells supporters in Enugu

Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar appealed to Nigerians to reject the All Progressives Congress (APC) led administration under President Muhammadu Buhari during the 2019 general elections, even as he promised to unite the country and save her from the jaws of insecurity and economic mismanagement. Abubakar spoke while addressing members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), party stakeholders and several support groups at the Enugu state office of PDP, ahead of the national convention of the party to select its presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections. The front line…

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Defections will favour PDP in 2019 –Opposition

PDP

  Despite the current posture of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), where it sounds unperturbed by the recent gale of defections, there are indications that the party is actually rattled and might be in dilemma about its chances in the next elections. The defections of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and14 other senators, which put the APC in the minority in the Upper Legislature, and the exit of three governors – Samuel Ortom, Abdufatah Ahmed and Aminu Tambuwal -and over 38 federal lawmakers is still causing great…

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My victory in 2019 ‘ll be landslide –Buhari

…says Saraki, Kwankwaso, Tambuwal, Ortom can’t stop him     President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday boasted that he will win the 2019 presidential election by a landslide despite recent defections of some chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The president, who gave a state-by-state analysis of how he will win the election, said despite all the noise by PDP, he expects his soaring popularity to be reflected in the 2019 elections. “In the final analyses, despite all the noise from our ‘noisy…

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2019: No automatic tickets for lawmakers –Oshiomhole

Oshiomhole

Reps to APC: You need to appreciate, retain loyalists Dogara, Lasun shun parley Presidency begs NASS to convey emergency session     In spite of the mass defection that hit the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last few days, National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has ruled out offering automatic return tickets to members of the ruling party in the National Assembly. Oshiomhole made the position of the party known at a meeting with members of the APC Caucus in the House of Representatives who visited him…

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Buhari’s campaign manager in Kwara resigns

Buhari

The Coordinator of the Kwara State Chapter of Buhari Support Group (BSG), Alhaji Mashood Bakare has formally resigned his appointment. Bakare, a member of the State House of Assembly, announced his resignation on Thursday, at the floor of the House. Although he did not say it, the development might not be unconnected with the defection of several legislators, including two senators and six House of Representatives members from the state, from the All Progressive Congress (APC). The former State Coordinator of BSG, representing Omupo Constituency, said his decision was based…

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Buhari’s popularity’ll wane if he seeks re-election

The popularity of President Muhammadu Buhari may slide if he seeks re-election in 2019 against the backdrop of failure of the Federal Government to effectively address the country’s socio-economic and security challenges. The success of the reelection bid of President Buhari may depend largely on what he and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), do to remedy the shortfalls in his administration in the last three and half years. It will also depend on his ability to keep the ruling party together and save it from its current drift…

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