2019: Why BRIT Held Border Management Conference In Nigeria

By Stephen Ubanna More facts have emerged why Border Regions In Transition, BRIT, slated Nigeria and Republic of Benin, two neighboring countries in the West African sub-region for  its sixteenth annual  Conference  to take   a critical look  at issues relating to Border Management across the world. This is because of the  2019  general elections in Nigeria and the need to ensure the  elections are free and Fair by controlling cross border movements. It is the first time the Conference would be held in Africa because of the importance attached to…

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Ignore Obasanjo – Buhari Campaign Orgnisation

President Buhari Campaign Organisation reacts to Obasanjo’s endorsement of Abubakar Atiku Full text Bellow: Our attention has just been drawn to the so-called endorsement of the candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party for the forthcoming 2019 Presidential Election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, by former President Olusegun Obasanjo today at his Presidential Library Complex in Ogun State. We are inclined to dismiss this gathering and “endorsement” as a complete non-event, but we feel we have a responsibility to Nigerians to remind them of the character and antecedents of these individuals,…

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2019 Polls: Atiku Gets Obasanjo’s Backing, As APC Develops Cold Feet

By Akinwale Kasali During the 2015 presidential electioneering campaign, the battle for Aso Rock seat was between incumbent president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari had the blessings of former president Olusegun Obasanjo who many described as the ‘kingmaker’ in Nigeria politics. Three and half year down the line, the once celebrated and eulogised Buhari by Obasanjo has now become a ‘filthy rag’ in the face of Obasanjo, no thanks to his administration’s policy, which Obasanjo says lack focus on economy development. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the former vice-president…

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Buhari Campaign Organisation Reacts To Atiku’s Victory

By Festus Keyamo We wish to congratulate His Excellency, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his emergence as the candidate of the PDP in respect of the forth-coming 2019 Presidential Election. However, we note with interest all the reports in the media as to massive vote-buying at the PDP primaries (especially with foreign currency). We contrast this with the speech of President MuhammaduBuhari in the 2014 APC Convention when he said as follows:  “I have always served Nigeria to the best of my ability. I have always tried to give more to…

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2019: Why Buhari And Aisha Alhassan parted ways

By Stephen Ubanna For months , there have been speculations that Aisha Alhassan  for, minister of Women Affairs and Social Development would quit her ministerial position to contest for the All Progressive Congress, APC,   governorship primaries in Taraba state, September 29, 2018. The minister was said to have notified President Muhammadu Buhari of her plans in   to contest the APC,  governorship  Seat in Taraba state . Buhari was said to have informed Adams Oshiomhole , the  national Chairman of the party of the plan of the Taraba state born minister…

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2019: Osun Puts INEC on the Spot as Local and International groups Put Pressures on Buhari, Mahmud

By Uche Mbah The 2019 elections appears to be on the firing line from both local and international targets due to fears by opposition parties that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, are allowing themselves to be compromised by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Meanwhile, bears are on rampage on the floor of the Stock Exchange as Foreign Portfolio Investors pulls out billions of Naira on election fears. In the wake of the Osun governorship elections that was narrowly won by the PDP candidate, Ademola Adeleke, but declared inconclusive…

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Lagos Governorship: Buhari, Ambode in a Make or Mar Meeting

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu There is tension in the camp of embattled governor of Lagos state, Akinwumi Ambode as his supporters anxiously wait for the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Both men began what observers described as make or mar closed door meeting at 2.45pm at the presidential villa, Abuja. Ambode’s second term bid hangs on the balance following his godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s refusal to endorse him. In Ambode’s stead, Tinubu, who was himself a former governor of the state and now the National Leader of the…

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Adeosun, Bichi: Buhari Strategises for 2019 Against All Odds

With 2019 election just months away, President Muhammadu Buhari is positioning himself to win by any means possible, against the groundswell opposition unprecedented since the 2015 presidential elections. Several things happened within the week that belies his insistence-or desperation-on being returned as the president come February 2019.Already, he is being forced to take decisions that ordinarily he is not expected to take. The sacking of the Department of State services, DSS boss, Lawan Daura, has been a single major blow to that ambition, according to general opinion. He was allegedly…

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2019: As PDP May Field Mark/Chidoka ticket, Duke Decamps to SDP

By Uche Mbah The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, may finally settle for the duo of David Mark and Osita Chidoka in the forthcoming presidential elections, if feelers reaching this Magazine will be believed. Earlier this week, Mark has picked up his expression of interest and nomination form-a final indication that he will finally contest the election under the umbrella of the PDP. David Mark entrance to the game has substantially changed the political equation. Mark belongs to the group of elite retired military officers whose role in the development of…

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Why PDP May Lose the 2019 Presidential Election; the APGA Connection

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu PDP supporters and sympathizers are worried. Even some party chieftains who spoke to The Source on the condition of anonymity say they are lost in the maze of confusion.  And here lies the crux of the matter: Six months to the February 2019 presidential election, many Nigerians who want the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP back to power are wondering whether the former ruling party is yet to overcome the trauma of defeat almost four years after. They rue that PDP is not showing…

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