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Postponement call meant to cause disaffection

The Buhari Support Organisation, the umbrella body of over 300 voluntary organisation working for the election of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, said yesterday that the suggestion by the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, that the forthcoming general election should be postponed was intended to overheat the polity and cause disaffection among Nigerians. The organisation also…

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Five injured, 10 vehicles vandalized as PDP thugs attacks Ambode’s campaign team

Pandemonium broke out  yesterday in Mosan Okunola Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, when  supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senatorial candidate for Lagos West, Mr Segun Adewale allegedly attacked members of an independent campaign team of All Progressives’ Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. No fewer than ten vehicles were said to…

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APC rejects Jonathan administration’s call to postpone elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC), the Buhari Campaign Council, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and Governors Babatunde Fashola (Lagos) and Aliyu Wamako (Sokoto) all said no to any postponement. While Fashola and Wamako spoke at campaign rallies in their states, the others responded in separate statements. In a statement in Abuja  by its National Publicity…

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NSA Dasuki under attack over elections shift call

National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were under attack yesterday for proposing a shift of the February 14 and 18 elections. Col. Dasuki, said at the Chatham House in London that there was nothing wrong if the polls are shifted to enable the Independent National Electoral Commission…

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‘Coward soldiers stalling Boko Haram battle’

Nigeria’s campaign against Islamist Boko Haram insurgents is being hampered by “cowards” within the armed forces, National Security Adviser (NSA) Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd) said yesterday in London. Boko Haram’s bloody uprising to carve out an Islamic caliphate has taken much of Nigeria’s northeast. “Unfortunately, we have a lot of cowards. We have people who…

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Buhari Campaign, Atiku: no to postponement

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Buhari Campaign Council have warned the government against postponing the February 14 and 28 elections, saying they should be allowed to go ahead as scheduled.  Atiku said there was enough time for the distribution of the permanent voter cards, adding: “Yes, we have a problem with the distribution…

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Principal gets death threats for releasing Buhari’s results

Barely 24 hours after releasing Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s 1961 West African School Certificate (WASC) results, the Principal of the Government College, Katsina, Mallam Isyaku Bello, has been receiving death threats. The source of the threats could not be ascertained last night. The principal was summoned by his employers, the Katsina State Ministry of Education, in…