Taraba 2019: APC’s unending infighting

As the 2019 general election gathers momentum, key political parties and actors, especially the trio of Governor Darius Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Sani Abubakar Danladi of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan of the United Development Party (UDP), are already working hard to sell themselves to the […]

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Lalong, Useni, 19 others jostle for Plateau guber seat

As the 2019 General Elections draw closer, 21 candidates have been cleared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to contest for the Plateau governorship seat. Their names are contained in a list released on Tuesday in Jos by Mr Imahiyereobo Osaretin, the commission’s Head of Voter Education and Publicly in Plateau. According to Osaretin, […]

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Bye-election: 7 parties adopt APC in Kwara

Seven political parties on Tuesday agreed to work for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s bye-election for the Ekiti/Isin/Irepodun/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency seat of Kwara. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the seat became vacant following the death recently of Funke Adedoyin who had represented the constituency. The political parties were led by their […]

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PDP, Atiku struggling to raise campaign funds –APC Dep spokesperson

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, are facing serious difficulties raising funds for the 2019 presidential election campaigns. Nabena, in a statement he signed on Tuesday in Abuja, attributed the difficulty in raising the fund to […]

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Higuain apologises for sending off in Juve defeat

AC Milan forward Gonzalo Higuain has apologised for getting dismissed against Juventus during a 2-0 defeat on Sunday in which he also missed a first-half penalty. Enraged after being penalised following a collision with Juventus defender Medhi Benatia, the former Real Madrid forward was booked for dissent, then given another yellow immediately afterwards for continued […]

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Monaco boss backs Henry after dismal start

Monaco’s owners have backed Thierry Henry as coach, just hours after his side were beaten 4-0 by Paris St Germain to extend Henry’s winless run to six games. Vadim Vasilyev, Monaco’s Vice-president, said they would not bow to mounting pressure and fire Henry, who has drawn two and lost four matches since succeeding Leonardo Jardim. […]

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Injuries to Nacho, Casemiro add to Real Madrid’s woes

As Real Madrid’s injury crisis deepens, defender Nacho Fernandez will miss two months and midfielder Casemiro around three weeks, reports in Spain indicated on Monday. Both players were substituted after sustaining injuries during Real Madrid’s 4-2 La Liga win at Celta Vigo on Sunday. Real Madrid said in a statement on Monday that Nacho had […]

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Injury: Pogba, Martial ruled out of France squad

Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial have withdrawn from the France squad for matches against the Netherlands and Uruguay due to injury, the French Football Federation (FFF) said on Monday. The two Manchester United players arrived at France’s Clairefontaine training base but were released following assessment by team doctor Franck Le Gall. Pogba was diagnosed with […]

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