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Election shelving: Buhari considering Amina Zakari to replace INEC boss — CUPP [READ MORE]

  The Coalition of United Political Parties on Saturday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to suspend the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission , Mahmood Yakubu . Ugochinyere claimed the President was planning to name a National Commissioner, Amina Zakari, as the Acting Chairman , citing her experience as the oldest and most experienced National Commissioner . The coalition made the allegation in a statement made available to journalists by its spokesman , Imo Ugochinyere . Ugochinyere said , “The President is planning to use the excuse of inability to hold election today ( Saturday) as a reason for the imminent suspension . “Feigning ignorance of the [Read]

FG, APC Plot Saraki, Dogara’s Arrest Tomorrow – CUPP Alleges [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that a Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to violently take over the leadership of the National Assembly tomorrow. Addressing a press conference on Sunday in Abuja, the Spokesman of the CUPP and National Chairman of the Action Peoples Party (APP), Chief Ikenga Ugochinyere said the Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu who are both of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been marked for arrest Monday night. He said Senators Ahmed Lawan, Godswill Akpabio and Hope Uzodimma, according to the plan, would be announced “factional” Senate President, Deputy Senate [Read]

BREAKING: Atiku Abubakar Emerges as CUPP Consensus Presidential Candidate [READ MORE]

  Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), the umbrella body of over 45 major opposition parties, has adopted the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as its consensus candidate. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Coalition reached the decision on Wednesday at a closed door deliberation held at Yar’ Adua Centre in Abuja. The endorsement enjoyed the majority support of the 41 political parties in attendance. In a statement issued by CUPP’s spokesperson, Ikenga Ugochinyere, he said the coalition arrived at the former Vice President’s candidacy after he ticked all the boxes and met all the criteria used by the opposition. According to Ugochinyere, some of the yardsticks [Read]

WAEC Presented ‘Manufactured’ Certificate to Buhari – CUPP Alleges – READ MORE

  The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has accused the West African Examination Council (WAEC) of manufacturing a doctored result for President Muhammadu Buhari. The examination council presented an attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result to Buhari on Friday. Iyi Uwadiae, WAEC registrar, presented the certificate to the president at the presidential villa in Abuja. In a statement issued by Ikenga Ugochinyere, CUPP spokesman, the group alleged that the examination body “manufactured an after thought confirmation of result” not backed with any evidence to show that the president sat for the exam. CUPP described the release of the attestation certificate result as a desperate effort to mislead the court [Read]