With one local government area result, Ibadan South East, yet to be announced, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is leading President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with 32 local government areas so far declared. Read more.
Bukola Saraki’s retainership of a foreign lobbyist, Nigeria’s main opposition political party, the Peoples Democratic Party, also secured the services of an American firm for the purpose of assessing favourable support from the United States federal government in its bid to win the 2019 presidential elections.
Omoyele Sowore, the AAC presidential candidate, blasted the organisers of the debate, tweeting: “First they excluded @aacparty from the signing of Peace Agreement &Memorandum of understanding by presidential candidates & party chairmen in Abuja today, just emerged also they don’t want me to participate in the presidential debates, they claim I am out of control and may spill what I know about these oldies publicly during debates. These old guards still don’t get it!”