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    Adamawa Governorship: Tukur’s Son Withdraws For Ribadu

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    The race for governor of Adamawa State has taken a fresh dimension as one of the contenders and son of former national chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, Auwal, has secretly withdrawn from the contest. But the withdrawal deal, coming on the heels of an understanding brokered by the trio…

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    ACF, Northern Elders Reject INEC Timetable

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    Political pressure groups from the north have rejected staggered elections as contained in the timetable the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released for the 2015 polls on Friday. They want all the elections to be conducted in one day. In rejecting the sequence of the planned elections, the north’s apex bodies – the Arewa Consultative…

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    Presidential Election To Hold Feb 14, 2015

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    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the presidential and National Assembly elections for February 14, 2015. In the 2015 general elections timetable which INEC released yesterday in Abuja, the commission said they would be followed on February 28 by the governorship and state houses of assembly elections. In a statement signed by INEC…

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    Tukur’s Successor Emerges On Monday

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    The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday ratified the resignation of its embattled national chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. The ratification of Tukur’s resignation by the NEC was sequel to the formal announcement made by President Goodluck Jonathan. Tukur threw in the towel on Wednesday, January 15, after a web of…

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    PDP Power Blocs Fight Over Tukur’s Successor

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    Influential power blocs within the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have commenced moves to grab the party’s number-one position as the possible exit of Dr Bamanga Tukur as national chairman of the party became imminent. This development is coming less than 48 hours after indications emerged that President Goodluck Jonathan had given up on the…

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