Tag: 2015 Presidential elections

2015: 28 Groups Endorse Atiku For President

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo Taking a cue from President Goodluck Jonathan’s many campaign groups, 28 groups have endorsed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The groups which  include the Save Nigeria APC Group, Turaki Network for Change, Atiku Youth Assembly, Atiku Youth Vanguard, Turaki Network East Alliance, Igbo Progressive Forum, Northern Youth Voters Forum,[Read More…]

Oshiomole Joins Presidential Race, Submits Letter Of Intent To APC

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo After weeks of speculations, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, has finally submitted a letter of intent to the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC to contest for President in the 2015 General elections. The Vanguard, gathered that the former labour leader has begun wide consultations[Read More…]

Kwakwaso Takes Campaign To Kogi

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo A delegation of the ‘Nigeria Project 2015’, the presidential campaign organ of Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, yesterday visited former Kogi state governor Abubakar Kogi State, where they held a closed-door meeting which lasted for five hours. The delegation was led by Hon. Habibu Sale Mohammed, the chairman of[Read More…]

Opinion: When Commonsense Takes A Stroll From The Corridors Of Power

by Ayobami Oyalowo commonsense? That which attracts the least opposition; that which brings most agreeable and worthy results” – E.W.Howe Apparently, Nigeria has come full cycle. Or what else do we call what we’ve been experiencing lately? To say President Jonathan is a disappointment is rehashing old tunes. What makes[Read More…]

Tambuwal Unqualified And Lacks Support Base To Be President – Obono-Obla

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo A former Associate of General Muhamadu Buhari and former Deputy National Secretary of the Congress For Progressive Change (CPC), Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has taken a swipe at the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal. According to Obla, Tambuwal is not qualified to be President.[Read More…]

Atiku Abubakar To Declare For 2015 Presidential Election

Former Vice- President Atiku Abubakar may soon declare his intention to contest in the 2015 presidential election. PUNCH gathered on Sunday that Atiku would soon round off his extensive consultations with stakeholders on his 2015 ambition. Atiku, a leading contender for the APC presidential ticket slated for November 2014. A source[Read More…]

PDP Governors Endorse Jonathan For 2015 Presidential Election

After months of loud silence on his desire to seek re-election,the stage now seems set for President Goodluck Jonathan to publicly declare for the race after the Muslim Ramadan fasting period. The decision to declare his ambition openly followed the endorsement by the governors and members of the House of[Read More…]

Dele Momodu: Apc, Please Get Serious

Fellow Nigerians, please let me say categorically that I don’t subscribe to the sentiments of those who think APC is in trouble just because the party recently lost one of the States it controlled in its stronghold of South West. My thesis is very simple. The APC stands to gain[Read More…]