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    Politics 2019: Appeal Court reinstates Donald Duke as SDP presidential candidate - Premium Times

    The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Thursday affirmed a former governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, as the presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).
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    Politics JUST IN: INEC rejects Ezekwesili’s withdrawal from presidential race - The Cable

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is too late for any candidate to withdraw from contesting any position in the upcoming elections. INEC said this while reacting to the withdrawal of Oby Ezekwesili as presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria...
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    Metro Anxiety mounts over Aisha Buhari’s health - TheCable

    She has not been campaigning along with President Muhammadu in his re-election bid and this has raised concern as to her whereabouts. But TheCable understands that she is currently in Germany for medical reasons, although her office has refused to confirm or deny the speculation...
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    Politics Polls: ACPN denounces Ezekwesili's withdrawal, aligns with Buhari - Vanguard Newspaper

    The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria ACPN has angrily reacted to the withdrawal of its Presidential Candidate, Dr Oby Ezekwesili from the February 16 Presidential Elections, saying the former Education minister only tried to use it’s platform to negotiate a ministerial position in the next...