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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is fully prepared for the 2015 general elections, observing that the support it enjoys among Nigerians from the ward to the national levels is a sure guarantee to victory.

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Monday described APC's allegations of plots to postpone the elections as a tactics to divert attention from the findings of the State Security Services (SSS) that it has devised means to hack into INEC's data base, clone the Permanent Voter's Card and ultimately compromise the outcome of the elections.

The PDP said nothing can be more evident that the APC is not preparing to face the electorates than the frivolous and unfounded allegations and use of propaganda in an effort to hoodwink Niger ... Read more »
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Generation of Peace (GOP) an organization promoting peace in Rivers State, has condemned the various ''unnecessary, unprovoked, retrogressive and inhuman attacks, shooting and attempts to murder innocent persons'' who were peacefully travelling to Port Harcourt from Khana, Degema and Abonnema to attend the flag-off of the Presidential Campaigns of their party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday 6 January, 2015. 

Speaking on behalf of the group, the Deputy Coordinator and Spokesman, Mr. Amakiri Amakuro, said the attacks have left at least 7 persons seriously injured and hospitalized; he described the dastardly act as shameful and primitive; an act perpetrated by desperate and criminal minded agents of darkness poised for destruction. 

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Ahead of the visit of President Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP Presidential Campaign Team to Oyo State on Monday, security has been beefed up in Ibadan, the state capital.

A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent, who went around the city, reports that a combined team of security agencies was observed manning strategic places expected to be visited by the president.

Stern-looking security men were also sighted on roads leading to the Ibadan Airport where the president and his campaign team would be received on arrival.

Officers of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) also manned major roads to ensure free flow of traffic.

At the Monatan palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana, some security men, including military personnel, w ... Read more »
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NIGERIA - Reports are flying that Northern leaders who had hitherto supported Buhari may be making a U-turn in the February elections after reports that the general may be having a serious health problem. 

This is following the online rumors that Buhari collapsed during his presidential campaign rally in Calabar. 

Even though the APC denied the report, it has given cause for worry, and the North has become wary, after they were 'sidelined' after Yar'Adua died in May, 2010 before completing his tenure, a development which led to the abrupt shift of power to the South-South under the rulership of incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. 

“The North is beginning to rethink the promised support for Buhari in view of reports that he is suffering from a certain ailme ... Read more »
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NIGERIA - A number of powerful emirs have turned down a fellow emir's lobby for President Goodluck Jonathan in readiness for the February polls. 

The emirs, The Nation is reporting, have decided to remain neutral and support anyone who the electorate votes in. 

The newspaper's source said: “The Emir has been telling his colleagues that Jonathan has been fair to the North and to avoid a dent in the North/South south relationship, the President should be allowed to have a second term in office.

“Some of these Emirs and royal fathers pointed to the volatility of Northern politics and opted to take the back seat to await the people’s choice. Remember how a special adviser was burnt to death in the Second Republic for querying the Emir of Kano.

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