2019 General Elections: PDP spewing falsehood – APC

  • Dismisses allegations of sectionalism, opposition clampdown

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to stop spewing falsehood in accusing the ruling party of corruption, sectionalism and opposition clampdown, in the lead-up to the 2019 general elections.

Replying the recent statement by a spokesperson of the PDP in a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the ruling party frowned at what it described as the PDP’s “new found proclivity” for falsehood, saying it that Nigerians are not gullible.

The statement reads:

“The APC is increasingly baffled by the PDP’s new found proclivity for constantly spewing falsehood in the name of opposition rhetoric and politics.

“While it is a widely-known fact that suppressing the opposition was the stock in trade of the PDP during its defunct 16-year rule, the APC has definitely not inherited this undemocratic practice in its…

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We must ensure adequate security of Benue, other states – Saraki

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi

Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured Benue people that the Senate would not stop engaging security agencies to ensure adequate security in the state to enable the over 180,000 internally displaced persons currently occupying eight IDP camps return to their homes.

Saraki, who gave the assurance Sunday at the Abagana IDP Camp in Makurdi, maintained that whatever affects Benue State affects the North Central region and the country at large.

“That is why we have not stopped to engage the security agencies on how to provide security to Benue. We will not stop doing that until they will provide security for you in Benue State. Whoever we need to talk to, whoever we need to direct, we will not stop until we make them do what they are supposed to do,” Saraki said.

The Senate President who was in the state to celebrate the Children’s Day with the IDP children expressed the hope that whatever pain they were passing through would soon come to an end and they…

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We must ensure adequate security of Benue, other states – Saraki

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi

Senate President Bukola Saraki has assured Benue people that the Senate would not stop engaging security agencies to ensure adequate security in the state to enable the over 180,000 internally displaced persons currently occupying eight IDP camps return to their homes.

Saraki, who gave the assurance Sunday at the Abagana IDP Camp in Makurdi, maintained that whatever affects Benue State affects the North Central region and the country at large.

“That is why we have not stopped to engage the security agencies on how to provide security to Benue. We will not stop doing that until they will provide security for you in Benue State. Whoever we need to talk to, whoever we need to direct, we will not stop until we make them do what they are supposed to do,” Saraki said.

The Senate President who was in the state to celebrate the Children’s Day with the IDP children expressed the hope that whatever pain they were passing through would soon come to an end and they…

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Nigeria has capacity to overcome challenges – Osinbajo

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that Nigeria has the capacity to overcome the many challenges the country faces.

According to him, human development index, education, healthcare and the welfare of citizens are some of the ways the country can overcome her challenges.

Osinbajo said this when he spoke to State House Correspondents after a special service to mark the Children’s Day at the Aso Villa Chapel, Abuja.

YEMI OSINBAJO

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at Aso Villa Chapel celebrating Children’s Day

“The truth of the matter is that there are always challenges everywhere in every nation of the world. But I am convinced that we have the capacity to surmount all of the challenges as there are,” the Vice President said.

“And the key feature for me, one of the key features of government and governance, is the human development index, education, healthcare and the welfare of our citizens.”

The Vice President said that for the first time in the…

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Nigeria has capacity to overcome challenges – Osinbajo

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that Nigeria has the capacity to overcome the many challenges the country faces.

According to him, human development index, education, healthcare and the welfare of citizens are some of the ways the country can overcome her challenges.

Osinbajo said this when he spoke to State House Correspondents after a special service to mark the Children’s Day at the Aso Villa Chapel, Abuja.

YEMI OSINBAJO

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at Aso Villa Chapel celebrating Children’s Day

“The truth of the matter is that there are always challenges everywhere in every nation of the world. But I am convinced that we have the capacity to surmount all of the challenges as there are,” the Vice President said.

“And the key feature for me, one of the key features of government and governance, is the human development index, education, healthcare and the welfare of our citizens.”

The Vice President said that for the first time in the…

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