Presidential Election in Nigeria 2019

Cost of APC forms negates FG's anti-graft war, Not-Too-Young-To-Run law - Party chieftain alleges

Cost of APC forms negates FG's anti-graft war, Not-Too-Young-To-Run law - Party chieftain alleges

Cost of APC forms negates FG's anti-graft war, Not-Too-Young-To-Run law - Party chieftain alleges
Breaking: El-Rufai, Okorocha, other APC governors arrive Abuja for screening

Breaking: El-Rufai, Okorocha, other APC governors arrive Abuja for screening

In an effort to demonstrate their readiness for the forthcoming elections, Governor Nasiru El-Rufai and other state heads on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have arrived Abuja for screening.

Breaking: El-Rufai, Okorocha, other APC governors arrive Abuja for screening
My reasons for dropping second term as governor - Tambuwal finally opens up

My reasons for dropping second term as governor - Tambuwal finally opens up

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state, has said that he forfeited his ambition to run for governorship race because he is committed to serving the nation.

My reasons for dropping second term as governor - Tambuwal finally opens up
We will not stand back and allow the enthronement of another Tinubu within our party - PDP northern youths

PDP convention: Northern youth group kicks against Port Harcourt as venue, accuse Wike of bias

A coalition of Northern youths within the PDP has accused the leadership of the party of conniving with Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, to rig the presidential primaries of the party by moving the convention to Port Harcourt.

PDP convention: Northern youth group kicks against Port Harcourt as venue, accuse Wike of bias
2019: Is the PDP not just joking? (opinion)

2019: Is the PDP not just joking? (opinion)

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Niran Adedokun in this piece says the prospects presented by the two largest political parties in the country give no hope for the development of democracy or better governance for the country.

2019: Is the PDP not just joking? (opinion)
2019: I will not be vying for the position of vice president - Wike

2019: I Will Not Be Vying For The Position Of Vice President - Wike

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers state has stated that he will not be vying for the position of vice president of the country as being widely speculated in certain quarters ahead of the 2019 general elections.

2019: I Will Not Be Vying For The Position Of Vice President - Wike
I am a substitute of the youths in 2019 election - Jerry Gana

Why I am contesting for presidency in 2019 - Jerry Gana

The former information minister, Professor Jerry Gana, on Wednesday, September 19 explained that the youths have declared their support for him to be in the race for 2019 presidential elections adding that he is representing them.

Why I am contesting for presidency in 2019 - Jerry Gana
2019: Hope rises for Ambode as Osoba, Akande, others plead with Tinubu

2019: Hope rises for Governor Ambode as APC elders beg Tinubu

The governor and Tinubu has been at loggerheads, with the APC national leader supporting a former commissioner for commerce and industry, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead of the September 29 primary to select the party’s flag-bearer.

2019: Hope rises for Governor Ambode as APC elders beg Tinubu
Vote Buying, Violence Is A Threat To Nigeria's Democracy - INEC

Vote buying, violence is a threat to Nigeria's democracy - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that vote-buying may cause election violence which can mar the democracy of the nation if care is not taken to put a stop to it before the 2019 general elections.

Vote buying, violence is a threat to Nigeria's democracy - INEC
2019: APC’s expensive nomination form frustrating women’s ambition - Owoola

2019: How APC discourages women participation in politics - Female aspirant

An Ekiti state House of Assembly aspirant has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of sidelining women in the ongoing preparation for the 2019 general election. The aspirant said women are being marginalised.

2019: How APC discourages women participation in politics - Female aspirant
Primaries: Ambode, Oshiomole and other APC governors in crucial meeting to resolve crisis

Primaries: Ambode, Oshiomole and other APC governors in crucial meeting to resolve crisis

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress primary election, the governors under the umbrella of the party and other important bigwigs including the national chairman of the party, Adam Oshiomole, are in a crucial meeting in at Imo.

Primaries: Ambode, Oshiomole and other APC governors in crucial meeting to resolve crisis
2019: APC members, stakeholders disagree over direct, indirect primaries

2019: APC members, stakeholders disagree over direct, indirect primaries

There is trouble in the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), as members and stakeholders disagree over the type of primary election to be adopted in choosing the best candidates for the 2019 general elections.

2019: APC members, stakeholders disagree over direct, indirect primaries
2019: Tension as Tinubu-led advisory council postpones meeting on Ambode's re-election

2019: Ambode awaits final decision on his re-election bid as Tinubu-led Governor's Advisory Council meets

The GAC postponed its meeting after taking briefings on the political uncertainty that the governor had been facing since Tinubu’s powerful political machine threw up Sanwo-Olu to challenge Ambode in the primary contest.

2019: Ambode awaits final decision on his re-election bid as Tinubu-led Governor's Advisory Council meets
2019: Chinese investors to pull out of $1.4 billion Lagos rail deal if Ambode fails to return

2019: Chinese investors to pull out of $1.4 billion Lagos rail deal if Ambode fails to return

Government sources lamented that the rift had already taken international dimension, warning that some Chinese investors are already threatening to pull out of a major rail deal if Ambode’s re-election bid is thwarted.

2019: Chinese investors to pull out of $1.4 billion Lagos rail deal if Ambode fails to return
Panic hits Abia as hoodlums invade APC meeting, reportedly kill 10

Panic hits Abia as hoodlums invade APC meeting, reportedly kill 10

It was gathered that some hoodlums had invaded the meeting where members of the ruling party were meeting with the senatorial aspirant for Abia Central zone, Senator Nkechi Nwaogu, who came on a campaign tour of the area.

Panic hits Abia as hoodlums invade APC meeting, reportedly kill 10
PDP chieftain joins race for Plateau north senatorial seat

PDP chieftain joins race for Plateau north senatorial seat

Factional president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Chris Giwa, has declared his intention to contest for the Plateau North Senatorial seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019.

PDP chieftain joins race for Plateau north senatorial seat
I will change APC's change agenda if elected in 2019 - Senator Mark

I will change APC's change agenda if elected in 2019 - Senator Mark

Former Senate president and presidential aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator David Mark on Wednesday, September 20, promised to turn around Nigeria’s economy if elected president in 2019.

I will change APC's change agenda if elected in 2019 - Senator Mark
APC postpones presidential primary election

APC postpones presidential primary election

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) says the party’s presidential primary will hold on September 25 as against September 20 earlier announced. This is according to Emma Ibediro

APC postpones presidential primary election
2019: Former PDP spokesman joins presidential race, says he'll grow Nigeria's GDP from $510bn to $4trn within 10 years

2019: Former PDP spokesman joins presidential race, says he'll grow Nigeria's GDP from $510bn to $4trn within 10 years

Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, a presidential aspirant under the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), made the comment when he picked his nomination form at the party headquarters in the FCT, Abuja on Wednesday, September 19.

2019: Former PDP spokesman joins presidential race, says he'll grow Nigeria's GDP from $510bn to $4trn within 10 years
Ganduje praises Buhari, says president remains Nigeria's Gandhi, Mandela

Ganduje praises Buhari, says president remains Nigeria's Gandhi, Mandela

Governor Ganduje has compared President Muhammadu Buhari with the world great leaders who put their feet on the sand of time because of what he described as the president's integrity and exceptional leadership style.

Ganduje praises Buhari, says president remains Nigeria's Gandhi, Mandela
We are determined to deliver free, fair elections in 2019 - INEC

We are determined to deliver free, fair elections in 2019 - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged political parties to conduct credible primary elections ahead of the 2019 general polls. The REC official in Plateau made the statement on Wednesday, September 19.

We are determined to deliver free, fair elections in 2019 - INEC
Boko Haram terrorism forces APC caucus in Nasarawa to adopt indirect primaries

Boko Haram terrorism forces APC caucus in Nasarawa to adopt indirect primaries

In preparation for the 2019 general polls, the All Progressive Congress (APC) caucus in the National Assembly of Nasarawa has adopted the indirect mode for its primaries, one of its reasons being that it is cheap to operate.

Boko Haram terrorism forces APC caucus in Nasarawa to adopt indirect primaries
Buhari has performed beyond expectation, we will support his re-election bid - NGO says

Buhari has performed beyond expectation, we will support his re-election bid - NGO says

Modibbo Haruna Buhari Charity Organisation has passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration saying he deserves a second term. It also called on Nigerians to support the fight against corruption.

Buhari has performed beyond expectation, we will support his re-election bid - NGO says
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