President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said some well-meaning Igbo leaders asked him to disregard southeast leaders' backing of ex-vice-president Atiku Abubakar for Nigeria's highest office in 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been adopted by the United Progressive Party (UPP) as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general election.
The spokesperson for the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, says Atiku Abubakar will only be in office for four years, noting that the PDP Presidential candidate is ready to sign a legal document to that effect.
The Progressive Network for Atiku Must Win congress has appointed retired IGP Mike Mbama Okiro as its Board of Trustees (BoT) Chairman.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo has dismissed reports that it has adopted former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as its candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
A group called Change Advocates of Delta State (CADS) have accused former Delta State Governor Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan of being a spy in the APC.
The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has suspended the newly-elected ‘Speaker’ of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Ike Uzoezie, and two other principal officers for their perceived roles in the removal of the erstwhile Speaker Rita Maduagwu.
The UK chapter of the APC has urged members to rally support for the party's National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, ahead of the 2019 elections.
The PDP has claimed that the “spontaneous and overwhelming acceptance accorded our Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, in the S/E is a manifestation of the trajectory that awaits him in all the geopolitical zones across the country.”
Gov Rochas Okorocha has cautioned Igbo leaders against endorsing a presidential candidate for the 2019 presidential election.
Senator Kabiru Marafa has accused Gov Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State of recruiting youths to destabilize the 2019 general elections in the state.
Senator Shehu Sani has mocked State Governors over their refusal to pay workers N30,000 as the proposed new minimum wage.
The endorsement of the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, by some Igbo leaders as an insult to the people, the APC and the DG of Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, have said.
Sen. Murray-Bruce has said religion and tribe of a presidential candidate are not essential in selecting next president but capability of the candidate.
Senator Shehu Sani (PRP-Kaduna Central) has hinted that it would be impossible to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki.
The PDP has challenged the APC-led Federal Government to mention key development project initiated and completed in any part of the country.
Atiku Abubakar and members of the PDP’s Presidential Campaign Council have met to strategise ahead of the commencement of the presidential campaign.
The immediate past governor of Ondo state Olusegun Mimiko has confirmed his withdrawal from the 2019 presidential race.
The DSS has asked President Buhari to prosecute the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly receiving at least $55m in bribes.
Atiku Abubakar has disclosed that former President Olusegun Obasanjo shut down his (Atiku’s) company, Intels for 6 months during their administration.