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Listen To Demands Of #EndSARS Protesters – Tony Momoh Tells Buhari
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Listen To Demands Of #EndSARS Protesters – Tony Momoh Tells Buhari

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Monday said it was unfair to say that #EndSARS protesters are being sponsored to destabilise the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Momoh, who is one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress(APC) also appealed to the federal government to listen to the demands of the youths. He gave example of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow movement who was chased away by the #EndSARS protesters in Abuja as testament to the fact the protesters are not taking instructions from anyone to do what they are doing. He said " I don't share that view that they are sponsored . Nobody told the youths to come out and protest. Look at a person like Omoyele Sowore who app...
Obasanjo Created Chaos In Nigeria, Buhari Working To Restore Order -Tony Momoh
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Obasanjo Created Chaos In Nigeria, Buhari Working To Restore Order -Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, elder statesman and former Minister of Information in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI in Abuja, speaks on 60 years of Nigeria’s independence as a sovereign nation. Momoh, who is one of the of national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) also speaks on restructuring, insecurity and other issues. Excerpts: Nigeria will be 60 years on October 1st, how far do you think we have come as a nation? We have made progress and retrogressed at the same time. This is because when you move from one point to the other, there are challenges on the way. The way you attend to the challenges is what you see as either progress or retrogression. Experiences that human beings encounter in their living are what make them grow. We have had lots of challenges. I...
I Won’t Be Shocked If Obaseki Wins Edo Governorship Election – Tony Momoh
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I Won’t Be Shocked If Obaseki Wins Edo Governorship Election – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information and one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday said he won’t be shocked if Governor Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), wins this weekend’s governorship election in Edo state. Speaking in an exclusive interview with INDEPENDENT, Momoh, former National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), said the APC must work very hard if it must win the election, adding that Obaseki is solid on ground and it will be foolhardy for any serious politician to dismiss him in Saturday’s election. Momoh who said he wants his party APC to win, however, said he based his opinion on the fact that PDP is a very strong party in Edo, having two out of t...
Obaseki Should Be Blamed For His Disqualification, Not Oshiomhole – Tony Momoh
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Obaseki Should Be Blamed For His Disqualification, Not Oshiomhole – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information and one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on the disqualification of Governor Godwin Obaseki from the governorship primaries of the party and options ahead of him. Excerpts: With his disqualification by the APC Screening committee from partic­ipating in the primaries, will you be surprised if Governor Obaseki dumps the APC for another political party in order to realise his mandate? It’s a choice. The governor, having been disqualified has the opportunity to lodge an appeal to the Appeal Committee and later to the National Working Committee (NWC) . Although the NWC said that their decision is final, the governor can also go to court. But since ...
Wike Demolitions: “I Have No Sympathy For Lawbreakers” – Tony Momoh
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Wike Demolitions: “I Have No Sympathy For Lawbreakers” – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Monday said Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers did no wrong by making a law and taking actions to enforce it. Thd governor at the weekend supervised the demolition of two hotels in the state, an action that has generated divergent views from within and outside the state. The affected hotels, Prudent Hotel, Alode in Eleme, and Etemeteh Hotel in Onne, were said to have been operating despite the executive order barring all hotels in the 23 LGAs of the state from opening for business to check the spread of COVID-19. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Momoh, a senior lawyer and one of the National leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said anyone who flouts laid down rules should be prepared to bear the con...
Abba Kyari’s Burial: Momoh Defends Presidency, Says Mourners Can’t Be Chased Away
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Abba Kyari’s Burial: Momoh Defends Presidency, Says Mourners Can’t Be Chased Away

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, has defended the Presidency on the crowd that attended the burial of Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. The late Kyari died on Friday in Lagos after complications from COVID-19 and was buried in Gudu cemetery, Abuja on Saturday. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President had said they never invited the crowd that came to pay last respects to the late Kyari and couldn’t have driven them out of the venue. Speaking in a chat with INDEPENDENT, Momoh, one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said but for the circumstances surrounding Kyari’s death, the burial would have witnessed mammoth crowd more than what was seen on Saturday. Momoh, who said the ...
COVID-19: Abba Kyari’s Whereabouts In Lagos Is Personal To Him – Tony Momoh
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COVID-19: Abba Kyari’s Whereabouts In Lagos Is Personal To Him – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh,a former Minister of Information on Monday said Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to the President who is currently receiving treatment after testing positive to Coronavirus is entitled to his privacy. Kyari in a statement had confirmed he tested positive to the novel coronavirus disease and had been working from home. He added that he would be in Lagos to undergo “further tests and observations”. However, since arriving Lagos, nobody knows his whereabouts. The Commissioner for Health Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi also said he was not aware of Kyari’s whereabout in Lagos. According to him “I’m not aware of the Chief of Staff’s itinerary, so I don’t know where he is, we chat on WhatsApp but I cannot tell where he is from our chat. “We are exchanging inf...
Boko Haram: Why Buhari Can’t Lead Our Troops Like Chadian President – Tony Momoh
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Boko Haram: Why Buhari Can’t Lead Our Troops Like Chadian President – Tony Momoh

A former Minister of Information, Prince Tony Momoh on Tuesday said it is unnecessary for President Muhammadu Buhari to lead Nigeria’s military in an offensive against Boko Haram terrorists like Chadian President, Idriss Deby. Following the success recorded by the Chadian army, many Nigerians have challenged President Buhari to live up to his calling as a retired Army General and emulate Deby, saying this will motivate the Nigerian troops and boost their morale in the war against insurgency. However, speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Momoh, one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said as Commander-in- Chief of the armed forces, Buhari doesn’t need to lead the troops as he can monitor the military from anywhere he was. “Every country has...
Jonathan Never Resigned Because Of Insecurity, Buhari Won’t Resign –  Tony Momoh
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Jonathan Never Resigned Because Of Insecurity, Buhari Won’t Resign – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign due to the insecurity challenges facing the country. Momoh, who was responding to calls by Eyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority leader asking President Buhari to resign said former President Goodluck Jonathan never resigned despite the incessant attacks by Boko Haram terrorists during his tenure. Momoh who said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also contributed to the insecurity in the country said President Buhari was elected by Nigerians to serve till 2023 and he will complete his tenure no matter what Abaribe said. "Why should the President resign? He was elected by millions of Nigerians to serve them till 2023. So, he should just tender his resignation because the...
“Obasanjo, Shagari, Yar’adua, Jonathan Never Wanted To Be President” – Tony Momoh
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“Obasanjo, Shagari, Yar’adua, Jonathan Never Wanted To Be President” – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Monday said only President Muhammadu Buhari became president of Nigeria by choice, adding that other past presidents in the country only came into office by accidents. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Momoh said past presidents such as Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan never wanted to be presidents but were picked by some powerbrokers for the position. According to Momoh, Buhari Nigeria more than any other politician in Nigeria and that was why he joined politics in order to better the lives of the citizens. “Buhari understood Nigeria more than any other politician in Nigeria. That being the case, he knew what Nigeria wanted before he came into politics. When he came into politics in 2...
‘Obaseki, Not Oshiomhole Is Leader Of Edo APC’ – Ex-Minister, Tony Momoh
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‘Obaseki, Not Oshiomhole Is Leader Of Edo APC’ – Ex-Minister, Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has no business interfering in the affairs of the party in Edo State. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Momoh, a former national chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) said the task of organising and funding the party is the sole responsibility of Governor Godwin Obaseki, who by the party’s constitution is the leader of the APC in Edo State. According to him, going by APC’s constitution, the governor is the chief executive officer of the party in any state where APC is the ruling party. He advised Oshiomhole to focus on his task at the national level saying there are lots of issues that ne...
Ex-Information Minister, Alex Akinyele, Is Dead
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Ex-Information Minister, Alex Akinyele, Is Dead

A former Minister of Information, Alex Akinyele, is dead. His death was announced by one of his sons, Constantine Akinfolarin Akinyele, on Facebook some hours ago. According to Constantine, the Ondo chief passed away Thursday night November 14th after a brief illness. "With thanks giving for his life, I am sad to announce we lost our father and grand father Chief Alexander Opeyemi Akinyele earlier today after a brief illness May his soul rest in peace. He will be missed by his children, grand children, family and friends,'' he wrote A graduate of English Language from the University of Ife now Obafemi Awolowo University, the late Akinyele was Minister of Information during the General Ibrahim Babangida administration. He went on to become the chairman of the Nigerian Sports Commis...
We’ve To Be Happy That We’re Still Together — Edwin Clark
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We’ve To Be Happy That We’re Still Together — Edwin Clark

An elder statesman and former minister of information, Chief Edwin Clark, said there is nothing to celebrate about Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary. Clark, who spoke with Daily Trust in a telephone interview yesterday, said many countries which got independence the same time with Nigeria were more advanced. He said though Nigeria remained one as a country, it was divided along religious, ethnic and other lines, adding that all hands must be on deck to end the challenges bedevilling the nation. “We have to be happy that we are still together; we are alive. But with regards to the progress we have made so far, I can say that there is nothing to celebrate because we are lagging behind. “Other countries that got independence at the same time with us are more advanced. We are the ...
You Are Unenlightened, Mischievous, Tony Momoh Blasts Afenifere Over Osinbajo
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You Are Unenlightened, Mischievous, Tony Momoh Blasts Afenifere Over Osinbajo

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, Tuesday reacted to the claims of Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s position has been rendered impotent and useless by the Presidency. Speaking in an interview with DAILY INDEPENDENT, he accused Afenifere and the opposition of trying to create problem where there is none. While accusing Afenifere of mischief, Momoh, one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said President Muhammadu Buhari has a perfect working relationship with Osinbajo and as such will not do anything to undermine his office. He said, “The constitutional duty to head the Economic Council which the Vice-President is the chairman and has the governors as members, is that not t...
Osinbajo More Powerful Than Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari – Tony Momoh
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Osinbajo More Powerful Than Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, is one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The former National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, speaks on the alleged plot to remove Vice- President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo by a powerful cabal in the Presidency. Excerpts: As one of the national leaders of the APC, what is your take on the news making rounds of an attempt by some powerbrokers to remove Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo? The Vice-President is busy doing his job and nobody is planning to remove him. How can anybody say they are planning to remove him? What offence has he committed? There are reports that cabals in the Presidency are behind his travails… (Cuts i...
My Grandson Asked Why They Call Me ‘Liar’ Mohammed – Lai Mohammed
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My Grandson Asked Why They Call Me ‘Liar’ Mohammed – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, ministerial nominee from Kwara state, says his seven-year-old grandson once asked him why people refer to him as a liar. Critics of Mohammed, especially on social media, are fond of replacing his first name with “liar”. Speaking when he appeared before the senate for screening on Tuesday, the former minister of information said he had ignored his critics until his grandson brought the issue to his attention. “My name as appeared on the CV is my correct name, which is Lai Mohammed. Don’t believe what they say on social media,” he said. “They call me all sorts of names and I used to ignore it until one day when my seven-year-old grandson called me and said ‘grandpa, tell me the truth, why do they call you lair Mohammed’? “I looked at him. What do you say to a...
I’m Excited With Buhari’s Ministerial List – Tony Momoh
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I’m Excited With Buhari’s Ministerial List – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information at the weekend said he is excited by the crop of people chosen by President Muhammadu Buhari as cabinet members in his second term. The President earlier this week sent a 43-man ministerial list to the Senate for screening with 14 of them as Ministers in his first term Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Momoh, one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said President Buhari has fulfilled his promise to select only those he knows very well as members of his cabinet. Momoh said he believed the nominees will perform wonders and assist the President in achieving his goals in his second term. “I have been celebrating since the list came out. Having been with Buhari since 2003, I have no do...
N2.5bn DSO Project: Lai Mohammed Fails To Appear In Court
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N2.5bn DSO Project: Lai Mohammed Fails To Appear In Court

A former Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday, failed to appear before Justice Folashade Giwa of the Federal High Court Abuja, to explain his role in the alleged approval of N2.5billion to Pinnacle Communications Ltd. The money was for the purpose of the Federal Government Digital Switch Over (DSO) project. The sitting was in continuation of the trial of the Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo, Pinnacle Communications Ltd and two others. Mohammed was listed by the ICPC prosecution counsel, Henry Emore, as additional witness to give testimony on the approval of payment of N2.5 billion to Pinnacle. However, after calling two witnesses, the prosecution counsel informed the court that the immediate past Information Minister ...
North Will Shock South In 2023 Over Presidency – Tony Momoh
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North Will Shock South In 2023 Over Presidency – Tony Momoh

Tony Momoh, former Minister of Information, has said that the North will shock those who think the presidency will be zoned to the South in 2023 by also indicating interest in the office. He also said it is not mandatory for President Muhammadu Buhari to hand over power to his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, when the former’s tenure expires in 2023. Speaking on calls in some quarters that Buhari should hand over to Osinbajo in order to ensure the continuity of the programmes of the current administration, Momoh, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said the president would only hand over to anyone who wins the 2023 presidential election, irrespective of the political party the candidate belongs. According to him, Buhari would not impose anybod...
Nobody Can Stop Northerners From Contesting Presidency In 2023 – Tony Momoh
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Nobody Can Stop Northerners From Contesting Presidency In 2023 – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information and one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI , speaks on the controversy surrounding power shift, former CJN Walter Onnoghen’s resignation and other issues. Excerpts: The general impression that the presidency will come to the South after the completion of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure in 2023, but right now some Northern political leaders are threatening to field candidates, saying the South should forget . What is your take on this? Politics is a talkshop. The armoury in the dictionary of politics is word. The only thing is that communication has rules. For instance, communication in a love letter should be different from communication that is publ...
Buhari Will Deal With Many Powerful Looters Now – Tony Momoh
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Buhari Will Deal With Many Powerful Looters Now – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, is a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ) and former Minister of Information. In this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI, he speaks on the mood of Nigerians following President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection and other issues. Excerpts: President Buhari has won reelection for a second term but many people believe that the euphoria is not there as many Nigerians are not celebrating like they did when he won in 2015? Are you also aware of that? Whoever said that must have a problem with his memory because the euphoria now is massive compared to how it was in 2015. I have never seen so much celebration in the history of Nigeria elections and I have witnessed a lot of them. Everywhere in Nigeria right now, people are celebrating. How can anybo...
Emulate Jonathan, Congratulate Buhari, Tony Momoh Tells Atiku
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Emulate Jonathan, Congratulate Buhari, Tony Momoh Tells Atiku

Prince Tony Momoh, former Minister of Information, on Wednesday advised the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Feb. 23 election, Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari. Momoh gave the advice in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Lagos while reacting to the declaration of Buhari as winner of the polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu while announcing the results of the polls on Wednesday in Abuja, said the APC candidate, Muhammadu Buhari polled 15,191,847 votes to the defeat his PDP counterpart, Atiku, who polled 11,255,978 votes. Atiku had in a statement described the results as questionable, saying he would challenge it in court....
Punishment For Snatching Ballot Boxes In America Is Death – Tony Momoh
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Punishment For Snatching Ballot Boxes In America Is Death – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to security agencies to deal ruthlessly with ballot box snatchers ahead of the 2019 general election is in order. Speaking in a chat with Daily Independent, Momoh, one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said Nigerians do not expect the President to give national honours to those who committed crime by declaring war on due process and free, fair elections. He said “What is snatching of ballot box? Snatching a box is a crime. It is declaration of war on due process and free, fair election. Anyone who declares war on due process is committing treason against due process. “Those condemning Buhari, are they suggesting that anybody who snatc...
Buhari Saved Nigeria From Embarrassment By Suspending Onnoghen –Tony Momoh
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Buhari Saved Nigeria From Embarrassment By Suspending Onnoghen –Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ) and former Minister of Information in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI speaks on the controversy trailing the suspension of former Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN), Walter Onnoghen and other issues. Excerpts: As a lawyer and someone who has held a high public office, what is your perspective on the controversy trailing the suspension of the former CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen? It is not what I think but I know what the law says. Section 172 of the Constitution says that every public officer at federal level will abide by the provisions of the 5th Schedule. The 5th schedule is the Code of Conduct provision in the constitution. Then Section 209 says that every public servant at the state level wil...
Obasanjo’s Strength Lies In Just Talking, Can’t Give Atiku Votes –Tony Momoh
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Obasanjo’s Strength Lies In Just Talking, Can’t Give Atiku Votes –Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ) and former Minister of Information in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI speaks on recent developments in the country and his views on the 2019 presidential elections. Excerpts: Were you surprised by the actions of some federal lawmakers who booed President Buhari recently during his budget presentation? You can take a pig out of the bush but you cannot take the bush out of the pig. We are in a democracy and even in most advanced countries where democracy is practiced; they have certain behaviours, the behaviour of a crowd. You cannot really discipline a crowd and even in parliament, they fight. So, we should forgive them in Nigeria for they don’t know what they are doing as regards the ethics ...
Nobody Will Beg Igbos To Take Presidency In 2023 – Tony Momoh
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Nobody Will Beg Igbos To Take Presidency In 2023 – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC ) and former Minister of Information in this interview with TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI speaks on restructuring, the 2019 general elections and other crucial issues. Excerpts: Few weeks to elections, there has been upsurge in the attacks by insurgents on our military. Are you not worried that we may have returned to the pre-2015 era where the elections were postponed by six weeks owing to raging insecurity especially in the North- East? How can we return to pre-2015 era in terms of insecurity? Before 2015, Boko Haram was controlling more than 20 Local Government Areas with their flags flying in those places and they were also collecting taxes from the residents. According to the information we have now, there...
Nigerians Are Hungry But Buhari’s Economic Policies Not The Cause – Tony Momoh
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Nigerians Are Hungry But Buhari’s Economic Policies Not The Cause – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, has admitted that there is hunger in the country but added that President Muhammadu Buhari is addressing it through massive investment in agriculture especially production of locally grown rice. Speaking in an interview with INDEPENDENT, Momoh, who is one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), also said it is unfair for the opposition especially the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to claim that President Buhari has achieved nothing since assuming office in May 2015. Momoh also said President Buhari’s economic policies is not responsible for the hunger being experienced in the country. He said “There is hunger in the land but if you pray to be fed, the answer to that prayer is food. You either g...
Donald Duke Floors Jerry Gana, Others To Win SDP Presidential Ticket
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Donald Duke Floors Jerry Gana, Others To Win SDP Presidential Ticket

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has emerged presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) for the 2019 general elections. According to NAN, Duke polled 812 votes to defeat his close rival, former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, who polled 611 votes at the party’s National Convention held at Old Parade Ground, Abuja. The Convention Returning Officer, Dr Abdul Isiaq, declaring the results of the presidential primary election at the early hours of Sunday, said Mr. John Dara, former Special Assistant to Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma, former Defence Minister, scored 104 votes. He also announced that former Ambassador and former Minister, Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher polled 72 votes; former Ambassador, Felix Osakwe scored 10 votes, while the...
Obasanjo Knows He Can’t Stop Buhari From Winning In 2019 – Tony Momoh
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Obasanjo Knows He Can’t Stop Buhari From Winning In 2019 – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Thursday said despite former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s opposition, he will be unable to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from winning the 2019 presidential election. Speaking in an interview with Daily Independent, Momoh, one of the national leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigerians, especially Northerners will not listen to Obasanjo if he asks them to vote for any particular candidate during the election. Going doing memory lane, he said Obasanjo attempted rigging the 2003 governorship election in Kano state in favour of Rabiu Kwankwaso but he was resisted by Buhari who was backing Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau. “When Obasanjo was president during the 2003 presidential election, we got 12 million votes....
2019 Election Will Favour Buhari Even If It Is Rigged – Tony Momoh
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2019 Election Will Favour Buhari Even If It Is Rigged – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information, on Saturday affirmed that the 2019 presidential election will be in favour President Muhammadu Buhari, even if it is rigged. Speaking in an interview with Sunday INDEPENDENT, Momoh, who is a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) however said President Buhari has warned that nobody should rig the election for him and that he will leave if he loses. He said compared to the fewer votes he got in 2015, President Buhari will have at least 25 percent votes in all the South East and South- South states because of the projects he has executed and the calibre of politicians in the regions who have defected to the ruling party. “We are going to have at least 25 percent votes because there is hardly any state in...