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Ahead 2023 : I’m still searching for my running mate – APC Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, says
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Ahead 2023 : I’m still searching for my running mate – APC Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, says

APC Presidential flagbearer in the 2023 general election, Bola Tinubu, has said he is still in search of a running mate. Tinubu said this while speaking at a book launch to celebrate the 60th birthday party of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that held on Sunday, June 26. Showering encomiums on Gbajabiamila, Tinubu said; “As a Minority Leader, he consulted wide and he’s always there to see the thinking of opposition that we must bring a revolution to the House to be able to beat the PDP. And then, he will brainstorm for any length of time about political strategy.When he was challenged for the position of the speaker, I think after our merger he worked with me tirelessly. Femi is a workaholic. The problem of failure stared him at the face. He lo...
The South-East will vote for PDP – Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu {VIDEO}
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The South-East will vote for PDP – Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu {VIDEO}

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has said that people from the South-East region of the country will vote for Peoples Democratic Party.  The lawmaker from Enugu state who acknowledged that Peter Obi is a credible candidate and “their son”, said the South-East needs to be dynamic and also know that Obi who is a former Governor of Anambra state can’t win the presidential election. He averred that people from the region should not make decisions they will regret later. Ekweremadu also likened voting for Peter Obi as “throwing away votes”. Watch the video below... https://www.instagram.com/tv/CfG86KDLusY/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND...
Akpabio is not recognised as Akwa Ibom APC senatorial candidate – INEC
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Akpabio is not recognised as Akwa Ibom APC senatorial candidate – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that former Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Godswill Akpabio is not recognized as senatorial candidate for Akwa Ibom north-west. Reports of Akpabio becoming a senatorial candidate of the ruling party came days after he stepped down for former Governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu at the All Progressives Congress presidential primaries.  Prior to this, former deputy inspector-general of police (DIG) Udom Ekpoudom won a primary organised for the Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial ticket on May 27. Speaking to TheCable, Mike Igini, the resident electoral commissioner (REC) in Akwa Ibom, said INEC officials did not monitor any primary outside the one conducted on May 27. Igini said;  “S...
APC convention: Excluding me on ballot will be a recipe for crisis – Governor Yahaya Bello
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APC convention: Excluding me on ballot will be a recipe for crisis – Governor Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC, that excluding his name on the ballot in today’s convention to elect the party’s presidential flag bearer for the 2023 election will be a recipe for crisis in the party. Recall that the governor stormed out of a meeting with his fellow APC governors after it was resolved that the presidency should go to the South. The APC governors also forwarded five names to President Buhari to pick his consensus candidate and Governor Yahaya Bello's name was conspicuously absent. Speaking to state house correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari today June 7th, Governor Bello said there is a conspiracy against him, accusing the APC northern governors and some elite of gang-up. According...
Osun 2022: PDP elders in fresh move to resolve crisis
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Osun 2022: PDP elders in fresh move to resolve crisis

By 'Dare Odufowokan   Share The crisis rocking the Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its 2022 gubernatorial ticket may soon become a thing of the past, reports Assistant Editor, ‘Dare Odufowokan. Ahead of the July 2022 governorship election in Osun state, prominent elders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the state have resolved to wade into the crisis generated by the gubernatorial primary election of the party. According to party sources, the intervention of the elders followed the failure of several peace moves aimed at placating aggrieved party chieftains and uniting the party ahead of the election. Two chieftains of the party, Senator Ademola Adeleke and Prince Dotun Babayemi, are laying claim to the opposition’s party tick...
BREAKING : Northern APC governors back Southern presidential candidate
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BREAKING : Northern APC governors back Southern presidential candidate

Rising from a meeting on Saturday, Northern APC Governors called on President Muhammadu Buhari to limit his search for a successor to southern presidential aspirants. The governors appealed to all northern aspirants to withdraw from the race in the national interest and allow only the aspirants from the south to proceed to the primaries. The northern governors, in a statement, said APC governors and political leaders from the northern states of Nigeria met to review the political situation and to further support party in providing progressive leadership amidst national challenges. The governors are: Aminu Bello Masari, Katsina State; Abubakar Sani Bello, Niger State; Abdullahi A. Sule, Nasarawa State; Prof. B.G. Umara Zulum, Borno State; Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, Kaduna State; Mu...
Buhari Asks APC Presidential Aspirants To Work On Consensus
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Buhari Asks APC Presidential Aspirants To Work On Consensus

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Presidential Aspirants of the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) to work on consensus.The president said this when he hosted them at the presidential villa in Abuja on Saturday night. Buhari told the presidential hopefuls that ahead of the ruling party’s primary election holding between June 6 and 8, 2022, they should all consult on consensus. He said the party must elect a formidable candidate to fly its flag in the 2023 elections. “I wish to remind you that our choice of flag bearer must be formidable, appealing to the electorate across the board and should command such ability to unify the country and capacity to address our critical challenges.” “Ahead of the Convention, the party machinery has screened and found all aspira...
Confusion in Edo PDP over fresh senatorial primary
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Confusion in Edo PDP over fresh senatorial primary

BENIN CITY – THERE is confusion in Edo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a fresh primary for Edo North Senatorial district has been rejected by the candidate who won the earlier election conducted on May 23rd, Paschal Ugbome. A letter dated June 3rd, 2022, and signed by the National Organizing Secretary of the party, Hon Umar Bature, and addressed to the state chairman of the party Tony Aziegbemi said a senatorial primary would be conducted on Saturday by a five-man committee headed by Sir Daniel Obiora. In the primary conducted at the public Field in Auchi, Etsako West local government area which is the senatorial headquarters for Edo North, Senator Francis Alimikhena scored 181 votes Pascal Ugbome scored 4 while Tony Ezekiel scored 3 votes. But a statement by Ugbo...
APC lists Finance Minister, Zainab, 17 others to work with Gov Yahaya in budget committee for primaries
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APC lists Finance Minister, Zainab, 17 others to work with Gov Yahaya in budget committee for primaries

. The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has released 20 names as chairmen and members of sub-committees of the special convention to oversee its primary election slated for Monday and Tuesday. According to the document released on Saturday by the party’s Assistant Director Media and Publicity, Edegbe Odemwegie, those on the list are members of the budget committee. The Chairman is the Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, while his co-chair is the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmad and the deputy chairman is the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Members of the committee on the list are Layi Falabi, Senator Umar Abubakar, Senator Sahabi Alhaji Yau, Dr M B Shehu, Hon Usani Uguru Usani, Hon Ph...
Tinubu and his campaign organization react to controversy that trailed claim of making Buhari President
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Tinubu and his campaign organization react to controversy that trailed claim of making Buhari President

Former Governor of Lagos state and presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has clarified his earlier claim of making Muhammadu Buhari President in 2015.  Reacting to the backlash that trailed his speech to the party’s delegates in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, on Thursday June 2, Tinubu claimed his speech at Abeokuta was misrepresented by his opponents to present a narrative that will make President Muhammadu Buhari work against his aspiration. The former Lagos state Governor who also vowed to accept the outcome of the party’s presidential primary scheduled for June 6-8 in Abuja, insisted that he was addressing the unwarranted attacks against his person that have been part of the campaign of other presidential aspirants. Tinubu also ...
2023: APC Govs Begin Rallying around Osinbajo
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2023: APC Govs Begin Rallying around Osinbajo

Two days after President Muhammadu Buhari indicated a template for his successor in the forthcoming APC Presidential Primaries, Governors of the ruling party are beginning to rally behind the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. As at last night several of the APC Governors have been seen in the Villa meeting with the VP in what sources say is a move likely to result in a Consensus presidential candidate for the ruling party. The governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), under the aegis of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), appear to have agreed on a consensus candidature of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, ahead of the party’s long awaited presidential primaries on June 6. The governors who held series of meetings at the Kebbi State Governors Lodge ...
APC screening committee disqualifies 10 presidential aspirants
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APC screening committee disqualifies 10 presidential aspirants

The All Progressives Congress screening committee has disqualified 10 aspirants from its primaries scheduled for next week. Chairman of the Committee, John Oyegun said on Friday June 3, only 13 out of the 23 aspirants screened were cleared by the committee. Oyegun who disclosed that only youthful aspirants made the list of cleared aspirants, declined to disclose the identity of those disqualified. The screening exercise for the aspirants expected to contest the presidential primary at a scheduled special convention in Abuja between June 6 and 8, was held on Monday and Tuesday this week. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE ...
Presidential Ticket : 72 Hours To APC Primary, Screening Report Not Ready
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Presidential Ticket : 72 Hours To APC Primary, Screening Report Not Ready

Our Reporters Seventy-two hours to the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the report of the screening committee of the party is not ready, raising tension among aspirants and their supporters, Daily Trust reports.  The party’s presidential aspirants screening committee, headed by a former National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, had screened 23 contenders for the APC’s presidential ticket at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja between Monday and Tuesday.  Since the completion of the exercise, 72 hours ago, there has been tension among the aspirants and their supporters regarding the outcome of the exercise.  Daily Trust reports that the committee received a petition against the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola A...
Video of Tinubu saying without him Buhari wouldn’t have been president confirms his power lust. It has nothing to do with Nigeria’s progress – Media personality, Fola Folayan
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Video of Tinubu saying without him Buhari wouldn’t have been president confirms his power lust. It has nothing to do with Nigeria’s progress – Media personality, Fola Folayan

Media personality and General Manager of YES FM, Fola Folayan has reacted to a video of former Governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu claiming that without him, Muhammadu Buhari wouldn't have been President in 2015. In the video, Tinubu claimed that he brought Buhari from retirement after he contested for the presidency several times and lost, and made him President. He added that it is now his turn to become President. Reacting to the video via twitter, Fola stated that it confirms opinions about Tinubu's presidential bid.  Fola also claimed that Tinubu's presidential bid is about him and power lust, and not about the progress of the country. She tweeted;  That video just confirmed what we've always known about Tinubu's presidential bid; it's about him and...
Move power to South to keep Presidency – Akeredolu tells APC
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Move power to South to keep Presidency – Akeredolu tells APC

Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu has asked the All Progressives Congress to move power to the Southern region of the country to keep the presidency. Akeredolu, who doubles as the Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum said in a short message that APC must rotate power to keep it.  The Ondo state Governor who was recently announced as the Chairman of Security and Compliance for the party’s special convention, said; “APC must work to retain power. We must rotate power to retain retain power !!! Rotate to the South. Shikena.” Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c ...
Primary: Aspirant May Challenge Sanwo-Olu’s Victory In Court 
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Primary: Aspirant May Challenge Sanwo-Olu’s Victory In Court 

The governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Abdul-Ahmed Olorunfemi Mustapha, said on Wednesdays he had not withdrawn his petition challenging the conduct of the May 26 governorship primary. The governorship aspirant equally disclosed that the appeal panel of the party sought his cooperation to drop the challenge he mounted against the exercise, to avoid a repeat of the Zamfara and Rivers scenarios of 2019 when the party ended up without having lawful governorship candidates in the two states. Daily Trust reports that the aspirant had called for the cancellation of the primary, saying he was shut out from participating. Speaking through his counsel,  the aspirants, Barrister Abdulmojeed Oloyede, asked the party’s leadership to make publi...
JUST IN : PDP delegate shares millions among community members
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JUST IN : PDP delegate shares millions among community members

 Share A delegate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Mr. Tanko Rossi Sabo, has shared part of the cash he got from his party’s aspirants among indigent members of his community in Sanga Local Government Area. A former Special Adviser (SA) on Media to the late Kaduna State Governor Yakowa, Mr. Reuben Buhari, claimed that Sabo showered N7 million on the less privileged in his community. “He bought jerseys, paid school fees and settled hospital bills. He distributed the rest to other support groups,” said Buhari. “Whatever is the argument on whether he was right in collecting the money or not, my consolation is that hundreds of the less privileged in his community are smiling today.  For that, I say well done, Tanko,” he added. Sabo was among the K...
APC Presidential Primary: Confusion, Horse-Trading Among Govs, Aspirants’ Camps
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APC Presidential Primary: Confusion, Horse-Trading Among Govs, Aspirants’ Camps

Chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are in frenzy over the choice of the party’s presidential flag bearer as major stakeholders engage in horse-trading ahead of the national convention of the party slated for June 6, 7 and 8. President Muhammadu Buhari while addressing a meeting of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) on Tuesday had asked the 22 governors of the party to support his bid to pick his own successor. “In keeping with the established internal policies of the party and as we approach the convention in a few days, therefore, I wish to solicit the reciprocity and support of the governors and other stakeholders in picking my successor, who would fly the flag of our party for election into the office of the President of the Federal Republic...
Ahead 2023 Tinubu visits Obong of Calabar see photos
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Ahead 2023 Tinubu visits Obong of Calabar see photos

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised to properly rehabilitate the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Bakassi. Tinubu, who met with delegates of the party on Wednesday in Calabar, Cross River, said he would ensure the rehabilitation of the IDPs if he picked the party’s ticket and wins the presidential polls in 2023. He said that he was committed to the welfare and social-economic growth of Nigerians, hence the need to give every Nigerian a sense of belonging. He also promised to expand the Calabar Seaport, to attract more vessels into the state for economic growth. Tinubu told the delegates that he believed in the unity of Nigeria where each citizen was treated equally. “I am stan...
Lagos APC primary in Kosofe Federal Constituency a shame – Stakeholders
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Lagos APC primary in Kosofe Federal Constituency a shame – Stakeholders

Stakeholders in Kosofe Federal Constituency of Lagos State on Wednesday rejected the imposition of Mrs. Kafilat Ogbara as the APC candidate for the area. They lamented that primary election was not held in the area and that the party leadership hand-picked Ogbara to be the candidate of APC in the constituency. The stakeholders said they want Rotimi Agunsoye, popularly known as (ROT), who is presently representing the constituency at the House of Representatives to fly the party’s banner in next year’s election as he has done extremely well in representing the constituency. At a news conference in Ogudu area of Lagos on Wednesday, the stakeholders, who are community leaders, clergymen and others said there was no way Ogbara could represent the constituency as she is not kn...
Ahead 2023 : ‘I’m Counting On You To Beat APC, PDP’, Peter Obi Tells Youths, Market Women
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Ahead 2023 : ‘I’m Counting On You To Beat APC, PDP’, Peter Obi Tells Youths, Market Women

The Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Wednesday said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would not win the 2023 election because the parties “have expired and lost their political relevance in the country.” He said this while speaking with journalists shortly after a meeting with leaders and members of the Labour Party in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital Obi who recently resigned his membership of the main opposition party, said the PDP stepped out of fortune and victory following its refusal to zone the Presidential ticket to the South. Speaking through his campaign Director General, Dr. Doyin Okupe, Obi berated the PDP for being “unrighteous and unjust” by jettisoning the zoning arrangement of the party...
Moment Presidential aspirant, Okorocha appears before APC screening committee {VIDEO}
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Moment Presidential aspirant, Okorocha appears before APC screening committee {VIDEO}

Presidential aspirant and Senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Okorocha on Tuesday night, May 31, appeared before the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun led Presidential Screening Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC. The former Imo State Governor had risked missing the screening after he was arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC. He is being tried on a 17-count charge to the tune of N2.9 billion filed against him by the EFCC. He is accused of conspiring with others, including a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and five companies to steal from public coffers. However, a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja had on Tuesday, May 31, granted him bail to the tune of N500million with one surety in like sum. This ...
I Feel Disappointed Delegates From My State Didn’t Vote For Me – PDP Presidential Aspirant
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I Feel Disappointed Delegates From My State Didn’t Vote For Me – PDP Presidential Aspirant

Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Samuel Ohuabunwa, has expressed disappointment that delegates from his state didn’t vote for him at last Saturday’s 2023 Presidency Special PDP National Convention of the party. He disclosed this while speaking about the party’s presidential primary election on a Channels TV programme on Monday morning. Abia State, the state of origin of the politician, had 17 delegates but he got only one vote in the primary conducted in the velodrome of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Ohuabunwa said, “I thought more people were going to vote for me, people from my state.” The pharmacist said he was disappointed delegates went for money rather than vote for aspirants based on merit. He said, “...
BREAKING : Dambazau dumps APC for NNPP
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BREAKING : Dambazau dumps APC for NNPP

Alhaji Shamsudeen Dambazau, member representing Takai/ Sumaila Federal Constituency of Kano State has announced his decision to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement released on Monday, Dambazau revealed that he was leaving the APC for the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) under the leadership of Dr Rabi’u Kwankwaso. According to him, the unfortunate development within the ruling party, APC in the state necessitated his action. He stressed that sincere sacrifices had to be made in a bid to solve “deep-rooted national problems” hence the need to move on. “Today, I, Hon. Shamsudeen Dambazau has formally decamped to the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) under the leadership of Dr Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, a man of integrity and respect “This came after...
JUST IN : Hayatu-Deen Pulls Out Of PDP Presidential Race As Atiku, Wike, Others Lock Horns
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JUST IN : Hayatu-Deen Pulls Out Of PDP Presidential Race As Atiku, Wike, Others Lock Horns

Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, one of the aspirants who sought interest in the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has withdrawn from the race. The former Managing Director of FSB International Bank, announced his withdrawal from the race in a letter addressed to Dr Iyorchia Ayu, National Chairman of the PDP. Hayatu-Deen quit the race days after a former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, withdrew from the presidential race and resigned from the PDP. But unlike Obi, Hayatu-Deen has promised to remain in the opposition party. “I have been a keen observer of Nigerian politics for so many decades, but have not been opportuned to actively participate in party politics due to my engagements in managing critical public and private institutions, among others.”...
BREAKING : Peter Obi joins labour Party
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BREAKING : Peter Obi joins labour Party

Peter Obi, the former governor of Anambra State and a former presidential candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has formally joined the Labour Party (LP) to run for president in 2023. Obi enrolled as a member of the party in his ward in Anambra State on Friday, according to NEWS DIRECT. He is set to run for president in the party’s primary election on Tuesday. On Wednesday, NEWS DIRECT claimed that Obi was preparing to leave the PDP and join the Labour Party. “He is leaving for the Labour Party,” a source had told SaharaReporters.
Alleged N96bn fraud: Court dismisses Rotimi Amaechi’s appeal to stop Rivers state govt from probing him, orders him to pay Gov Wike N1m
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Alleged N96bn fraud: Court dismisses Rotimi Amaechi’s appeal to stop Rivers state govt from probing him, orders him to pay Gov Wike N1m

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by immediate past Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi seeking to stop his probe over an alleged N96 billion fraud. In a lead judgment prepared by Justice Emmanuel Augie but read by Justice Adamu Jairo today May 27, the apex court dismissed the appeal of Ameachi on grounds that the issue of not being given a fair hearing does not arise as no one is on trial. Amaechi who was governor of Rivers state for eight years had approached the apex court to stop Governor Nyesom Wike from investigating his tenure. The former governor predicated his opposition to probe on the ground that it was aimed at witch-hunting him, embarrassing him, humiliating him, and to as well disgrace him in view of his political differences with his su...
Check out 8 Serving Govs, 4 Senators, Ex-INEC Rec, Other Winners Of APC Gov’ship Tickets
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Check out 8 Serving Govs, 4 Senators, Ex-INEC Rec, Other Winners Of APC Gov’ship Tickets

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State At least eight governors of  the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) who are in their first terms have clinched reelection tickets. The governors, who have been declared winners of the primaries, will once again fly their party’s flag in the 2023 general elections Some senators are also fighting to take charge of governance at the state level. In this piece, Daily Trust looks at the outcomes of the APC primaries in some states. NASARAWA In Nasarawa State, Governor, Abdullahi Sule was declared the winner of the APC primaries. Announcing the result, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Mr Isa Ibeto, said the governor polled 698 votes to defeat his closet rival, Dr. Fatima Abdullahi, who got only 3 votes in the contest. ...
JUST IN : Adamawa Senator Beats Ribadu, Bindow To APC Guber Ticket
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JUST IN : Adamawa Senator Beats Ribadu, Bindow To APC Guber Ticket

Senator Aisha Dahiru Ahmed Binani has clinched the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket in Adamawa State. Announcing the results in Yola, the state capital, the election committee chairman, Malam Gambo, said Binani scored the highest number of votes in the election, which was contested by some heavyweights in the state Binani scores 430 votes while Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), trailed with 288 votes. The immediate past governor, Muhammadu Jibrilla Bindow, came third with 103 votes, Abdurrazaq Namda polled 94 votes while Wafari Theman got 39 votes. Umar Mustapha Madawaki and Wafarniyi Theman respectively clinched fifth and sixth position in the contest. Binani, the senator representing Adamawa Central z...
Edo APC to members: resolve disputes with internal mechanisms
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Edo APC to members: resolve disputes with internal mechanisms

 Share The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has admonished its members to always exhaust internal mechanisms provided by the party’s constitution to address issues rather than rush to the court. Publicity Secretary Peter Uwadiae-Igbinigie said yesterday that the admonition was necessary because the party constitution was clear on ways members could seek redress over issues. Uwadiae-Igbinigie was reacting to the originating processes in a suit brought against one of its aspirants for the House of Representatives, Billy Osawaru, APC and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Osawaru’s qualification to contest for the National Assembly. The suit was instituted by another APC member, Eric Uwubamwen, who accused Osawaru of registering by p...
APC Gov’ship Primaries: Omo-Agege, Cole, Nnaji, Idris, Others Clinch Tickets
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APC Gov’ship Primaries: Omo-Agege, Cole, Nnaji, Idris, Others Clinch Tickets

The Deputy Senate President, Chief Ovie Omo-Agege Thursday won the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the Delta State governorship election in 2023. Omo-Agege at the party’s primary election held in Asaba, the state capital, polled a total of 1,190 votes to win the ticket unopposed. A former Deputy President of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Nasir Idris also won the APC ticket to contest the Kebbi governorship election. Announcing the result of the primary election yesterday in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital, the Chairman of the election committee, Yahuza Yakubu, said Idris scored 1,055 votes to beat his two opponents. He added that of the 1,090 votes cast, the Senate Leader, Dr Yahaya Abdullahi got zero votes while Abubakar Gari Malam scored 35 v...
APC Primaries : Singer J. Martins withdraws from House of Rep race
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APC Primaries : Singer J. Martins withdraws from House of Rep race

Nigerian singer J. Martins has withdrawn from the Federal House of Representatives race to represent Arochukwu/ Ohafia in Abia State. The 44-year-old singer who hoped to represent his constituency in the House of Representatives in 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said he was asked to step down and work in the interest of his people and his party to achieve a common goal. Martins disclosed that he would not participate in any of the internal party processes of the said election, starting with the primary. The statement reads in full;  “My interest to contest for the position of the Federal House Of Representative was sequel to pressure on me from my constituents ( Arochukwu/Ohafia Constituency ) political associates...
2023 election : Ongoing primaries a mess – Jonathan
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2023 election : Ongoing primaries a mess – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the ongoing political party primaries across the country are quite messy.  Jonathan who spoke at a book launch titled “Political Party Governance” authored by Dr. Mohammed Wakil, a former Minister of State for Power, on Thursday May 26, said it is shameful to induce delegates to get their votes and then request for refund after failing to secure tickets. He said;  “These whole primaries going on across the country is a mess. This is not a standard practice. The process has failed.“We cannot use the process to elect president, governors, senators and House of Representatives members and others.“The process is already failed, which is not good for the country. But we will manage and move on.“We p...
Nigerians react to reports of Banky W losing the PDP House of Reps ticket
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Nigerians react to reports of Banky W losing the PDP House of Reps ticket

Nigerians are reacting to the report of singer Banky W losing the PDP ticket.  A final list released today indicated that the singer didn’t win the House of Representatives ticket for the Eti-Osa constituency.  This came as a surprise to many because a video was shared online in which he was declared the winner of the primaries held on May 23, after polling 28 votes while his opponent polled three votes. Nigerians are currently reacting to this development. Activist Deji Adeyanju has advised the singer to resign from PDP and move to another party where he can run. See the various reactions below... Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE...
APC Primaries: Female Plateau State Assembly aspirant kidnapped hours to election
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APC Primaries: Female Plateau State Assembly aspirant kidnapped hours to election

All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Assembly aspirant for Qua'pan South State Constituency of Plateau in the 2023 general elections, Hon. Na'anyil Magdalene Dakogol, has been kidnapped. It was gathered that Hon. Dakogol was abducted in the early hours of Thursday, May 26, the day her party conducted the primaries. According to Daily Trust, the victim was on her way to meet with delegates of the party ahead of the primaries scheduled to hold in Kwalla town of Qua'an Pan LGA, when she was kidnapped.  “The Honourable was to see a delegate on Wednesday but they gave her 5:30 am of Thursday for her to meet them," a source from the area said.  "She left alongside her brother to Goeragas and they could not locate the house, her brother came down of the car...
Sack Emefiele as CBN Governor now. He is a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress – Falana tells Buhari
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Sack Emefiele as CBN Governor now. He is a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress – Falana tells Buhari

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and rights activist, Mr Femi Falana has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Governor, Dr Godwin Emefiele. Falana made the call while addressing Southwest youths and women conference at Ado-Ekiti on Thursday May 26. The senior lawyer who noted that Emefiele is card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress, added that his continued stay in office as CBN governor could erode and compromise the credibility of the 2023 general elections.  He added that INEC should not keep sensitive election materials at the CBN with Dr Emefiele sitting in the office as its governor. Falana said; “INEC is trying; it has deployed technology to get rid of rigging, but we can no longer keep sensitive elec...
4 Eye Lagos Central Seat As Tinubu’s Wife Sets To Leave Senate
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4 Eye Lagos Central Seat As Tinubu’s Wife Sets To Leave Senate

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is set to leave the upper chamber of the National Assembly following the move by her husband to contest the presidential election on the platform of the party. With the development, those eyeing the Lagos Central senatorial seat occupied by Oluremi have stepped up campaigns ahead of the party’s senatorial primaries slated for this weekend. Daily Trust reports that the former first lady of the state has been in the red chamber since 2011 and will be completing her third term in 2023. Her predecessors in the district and colleagues from the other two districts – Lagos East and West – served one or two terms each. Senator Gbenga Ashafa who represented Lagos East...
I’m Confident Of Beating Sanwo-Olu For APC’s Ticket — Mustapha
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I’m Confident Of Beating Sanwo-Olu For APC’s Ticket — Mustapha

Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State A governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Abdul Ahmed Olorunfemi Mustapha, has said he is confident of beating the incumbent Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for the ticket of the party because he is bringing new and innovative ideas for the exponential development of the state. In an exclusive interview with Daily Trust, Mustapha maintained that the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, was a democrat who encouraged all qualified aspirants to vie for elective positions of their choice. He said, “The leader of the party clearly stated through his press secretary that anybody is free to contest for election from the House of Assembly to the governor level. So, what happened on May 6, was an acclam...
Gov Ikpeazu Gets PDP Senatorial Ticket To Replace Abaribe
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Gov Ikpeazu Gets PDP Senatorial Ticket To Replace Abaribe

Ikpeazu Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu has been elected unopposed as the Abia South PDP senatorial candidate for the 2023 general elections with a total of 198 votes. The seat is currently occupied by the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe. Declaring the result of the primary at the Enyimba International Stadium, the PDP Returning Officer and former PDP state Chairman, Chief Ndidi Okereke, disclosed that Governor Ikpeazu was the sole aspirant for the position and congratulated him on his emergence. He equally thanked the delegates for conducting themselves peacefully during the exercise, noting that all the 198 accredited delegates for the primary cast their votes for the governor. Addressing newsmen after the exercise, Ikpeazu assured that the fortunes of Abia S...
Abacha’s son wins Kano PDP governorship primary
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Abacha’s son wins Kano PDP governorship primary

Alhaji Muhammad Abacha, son of former military leader, Sani Abacha has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general election in Kano State. Abacha polled 736 votes to defeat his closest rival, Jafar Sani-Bello, who scored 710 votes in the primary election on Wednesday in Kano state Announcing the results, the Returning Officer, Hajiya Amina Garba, declared Abacha as the winner of the primaries having scored 736 votes. The Chairman the Electoral Committee, Alhaji Mohammed Jamu, said the primaries were legally conducted with validly-elected delegates and supervised by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, police and State Security Service operatives. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: ...
Supporters Launch Crowd-Funding Portal For Osinbajo’s Presidential Bid
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Supporters Launch Crowd-Funding Portal For Osinbajo’s Presidential Bid

Supporters of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Wednesday launched a crowd-funding portal for his presidential bid. The supporters, under the aegis of PYO Global Partners, said this was because of their belief that the government belongs to the people and not to the individuals who have found their ways to elective or appointive positions. A statement by one of the trustees of the group, Mrs Chinwe Azuka Onwudiegwu, described this as an unprecedented move in campaign financing in the country. The statement read, “Over the years, Nigerians have come to perceive elected and appointed officials in high positions and offices as lords and rulers. “We are committed to changing the paradigm and the presidential aspiration of a genuine servant-leader like Prof. Osinbajo, SAN create...
Am not desperate to be a president, but am desperate to see Nigeria work – Peter Obi {VIDEO}
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Am not desperate to be a president, but am desperate to see Nigeria work – Peter Obi {VIDEO}

Presidential hopeful,  Peter Obi has said he is not desperate to be president but wants to see the country work. The two-term governor of Anambra State and former vice presidential candidate of the PDP in the 2019 general elections, stated this on Wednesday when he paid a courtesy visit to Bayelsa State Governor Duoye Diri in Yenagoa.Obi said Nigeria is a great country with untapped potentialities, noting that he is desperate to move the nation away from a consumption economy to a productive one.The presidential aspirant, who reeled out the statistics of agricultural value chain to Nigeria’s economy as against oil revenue, decried the level of neglect of food production in the country.Obi asserted that if elected Nigeria’s president, he would end the current oil revenue sh...
BREAKING : Ex-Rivers Accountant-General, Fubara wins PDP Gov ticket
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BREAKING : Ex-Rivers Accountant-General, Fubara wins PDP Gov ticket

 Share By Mike Odiegwu and Rosemary Nwisi, Port Harcourt The immediate past Rivers Accountant-General, Siminialayi Fubara, has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 General Election. Fubara, who hails from the riverine Opobo-Nkoro Local Government Area, scored 721 votes to defeated 15 other aspirants with Isaac Kamalu coming a distant second with 86 votes. The Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Prof. Walter Mbotu, declared Fubara the winner of the primary election. While Felix obua got 2 votes, David Brigs 4, West Morgan 4, Tammy Danagogo 36 and George Kelly 37, others scored zero vote. About 898 delegates assembled at the Dr. Obi Wali Conference Centre, the venue of the primary election to vote for their preferr...
PDP Primaries: Udom Emmanuel Shows Promise, Restores Hope
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PDP Primaries: Udom Emmanuel Shows Promise, Restores Hope

As the race for presidency intensifies, the PDP presidential primaries is being keenly observed by many around the world. With just days away, aspirants across the party are gearing up for the final steps to the primaries. Among those frequently talked about is Udom Emmanuel the Governor of Akwa Ibom state. At just 55 years, he is one of the youngest aspirants in the PDP presidential line up. Governor Udom who was able to transform the internal economy of Akwa Ibom into having a multibillion dollar IGR, has demonstrated craftsmanship in bringing out the best from the least. For example agriculture that had not had strong attention prior to his governorship, has now become a mainstay for the state’s economy and a leader in Nigeria. A few days ago, the state launched the first ever m...
BREAKING : Peter Obi dumps PDP, pulls out of Presidential Primaries
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BREAKING : Peter Obi dumps PDP, pulls out of Presidential Primaries

Former governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Obi announced his resignation in a letter dated 20, addressed to the National Chairman of the party. POLITICS NIGERIA learned that his resignation from the party maybe connected to the fact that his chances at winning the Party’s primaries were very slim. In another letter addressed to his PDP Agulu Ward II chairman, the 2023 presidential aspirant informed him of his official exit from Nigeria’s main opposition party. It is not yet clear if Obi will run for the President under another party. More to follow…
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BREAKING : Fintiri Wins Reelection Ticket for (PDP) in Adamawa State.

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has emerged the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa State. Chairman of the PDP Governorship Primaries committee, Barr. Gavin Katabs said Fintiri, scored 663 votes out of the 668 accredited votes while five votes were invalidated. The former speaker of Adamawa assembly was elected governor in 2019 and will fly the PDP banner in the 2023 elections. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
BREAKING : Group Raises Alarm Over ‘Plot To Disqualify’ Aspirant Challenging Sanwo-Olu For APC Ticket
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BREAKING : Group Raises Alarm Over ‘Plot To Disqualify’ Aspirant Challenging Sanwo-Olu For APC Ticket

Mustapha4Lagos Agenda, a support group for the actualisation of the gubernatorial ambition of Olorunfemi Mustapha, has raised the alarm over a plot to disqualify the former permanent secretary by the screening committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mustapha is one of the two aspirants jostling to unseat the incumbent Babajide Sanw0-Olu with the other contestant being Olawale Oluwo. The three aspirants would slug it out for the party ticket at the primary scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 26,2022. The head of Mustapha4Lagos Agenda, Bukola Ogundipe, alleged that the plot to get Mustapha screened out is being orchestrated from the camp of the incumbent Governor, saying Sanwo-Olu had allegedly enlisted the support of some elements within the screening commit...
Abaribe and Ekweremadu withdraw from Abia and Enugu governorship race
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Abaribe and Ekweremadu withdraw from Abia and Enugu governorship race

Senate minority leader, Enyinnaya and senator Ike Ekweremadu have both withdrawn from Abia and Enugu governorship election respectively.  Ekeremadu's decision was conveyed in a statement signed by the Director-General, Ikeoha Campaign Organisation, Hon. Charles Ogbo Asogwa, dated 25th May 2022,  It read;  “We wish to inform our supporters and Nigerians that the former Deputy President of the Senate and foremost governorship aspirant in Enugu State, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, will not be participating in the PDP governorship primary election scheduled for this Wednesday, May 25, 2022.“Meanwhile, we continue to trust God as we appreciate our teeming supporters and the good people of Enugu State for the enormous goodwill they have ceaselessly invested in the act...
UPDTAE : Ex-VP Namadi Sambo’s son admits asking delegates to refund N75m given to them after he lost the primaries
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UPDTAE : Ex-VP Namadi Sambo’s son admits asking delegates to refund N75m given to them after he lost the primaries

Adam Namadi, a son of former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, has admitted asking delegates to refund the N76million he doled out to them after he lost the PDP's ticket to run for the Kaduna North Federal Constituency of the House of Representatives. On Tuesday May 24, LIB shared the story of Sambo asking the delegates to refund the money he gave to them to ensure they vote so he can secure the party's ticket. In a statement released, Adam said that it was within the agreement of the party that delegates should return the money collected from any aspirant who failed to secure his ticket. "I would like to state that as a matter of fact, there was nothing “dramatic” about the request, and it is unfortunate the media has been purporting it as such. Delegates themselves ar...
Ex-governor Ayo Fayose’s brothers mock Dino Melaye after he lost PDP’s Kogi West Senatorial district ticket {VIDEO}
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Ex-governor Ayo Fayose’s brothers mock Dino Melaye after he lost PDP’s Kogi West Senatorial district ticket {VIDEO}

Ex-governor Ayo Fayose's brothers, Isaac and one other have shared a video mocking Dino Melaye after he lost PDP's Kogi West Senatorial district ticket  Melaye who represented the district during the 8th Assembly lost at the PDP primary rerun which was held on Tuesday, May 24.  He polled a total of 99 votes while the winner, Teejay Yusuf polled a total of 163 votes.  Dino has since conceded defeat and congratulated the winner. ''The Primary has been fought and won. I congratulate Hon. T.J YUSUF and thank all those who voted in the first and second ballot for me. The Gang up is unimaginable but l give God praise. God bless you all. I am a winner. My winner's status is not tied to any election. It is my eternal heritage. Dino is Dino. I am very ...
Man who lost House of Reps ticket in Kaduna recovers over N100 million from delegates using vigilantes and hunters – Shehu Sani
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Man who lost House of Reps ticket in Kaduna recovers over N100 million from delegates using vigilantes and hunters – Shehu Sani

An aspirant has allegedly recovered over N100m he gave to party delegates after he lost the House of Reps ticket in the just concluded party primaries in Kaduna State.  Former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, who disclosed this on Twitter, said the man used vigilantes and hunters to recover his money from the delegates after he lost. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND LIVE STERAM JOIN US BELOW AND PLEASE HELP TO REACH 1K SUBSCRIBERS ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL THANKS AND GOD BLESS https://youtu.be/EmD6FSuOK_c
APC releases updated timetable for primary elections
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APC releases updated timetable for primary elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday approved a revised timetable and schedule of activities for its primary elections into various posts. These are the governorship, House of Assembly, Senate, House of Representatives and the presidential post. With the approval, primary elections for the Houses of Assembly and governorship seats would hold on Thursday, May 26. Local government areas delegates would vote at the House of Assembly elections, while state delegates would elect the governorship candidates. The exercise would hold on Friday, May 27 for House of Representatives aspirants with local government areas delegates voting. On Saturday, May 28 primary elections would hold for the Senate with local government areas delegates voting. A special conv...
Senator Ibikunle Amosun, the likely consensus candidate {VIDEO}
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Senator Ibikunle Amosun, the likely consensus candidate {VIDEO}

As the nation countdowns to the primaries of the two major political parties, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a season of surprises might be in store for avid political watchers. The news coming out of the nation’s capital points to the distinct possibility of a last-minute surprise ticket for the APC that comprises the duo of Senator Ibikunle Amosun erstwhile governor of Ogun State and current Senator representing Ogun Central at the national assembly and an unnamed northern governor.  The rumor seems to be gaining currency as some influential personalities are dropping hints of the real potential of this happening contrary to many predictions in the recent past.  The last-minute deal-making and horse-trading that usually at...
2023 Presidency: Tinubu Distressed Because He Feels APC Owes Him Compensation – Okorocha
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2023 Presidency: Tinubu Distressed Because He Feels APC Owes Him Compensation – Okorocha

Aliyu Jalal Senator Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo State and a presidential aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has said Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is distressed by his lifelong ambition to be president due to his contributions to the party. Okorocha who is the senator representing Imo West, said this in an interview on ARISE TV. On the recent move by the five Presidential aspirants in the South East who have united to push for an Igbo candidate for the APC ticket, Okorocha said though he respects Tinubu a lot, the South East presidency is something that should be understood naturally. He said, “I think it’s just natural, and that everybody should know, and I don’t know what’s behind the mind of Tinubu but I respect him a lot, but I think Tinubu...
How I got N100m to buy APC form: Nwajiuba speaks
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How I got N100m to buy APC form: Nwajiuba speaks

Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, former Minister of State for Education, said about 3,150 Nigerians contributed money to purchase his N100 million All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential nomination form. Nwajiuba, who left the Buhari administration on May 10 to join the presidential race, said this when he spoke with newsmen in Abuja on Monday. “I must agree with you that we have a monetised politics, but I can assure you that we have a President Muhammadu Buhari elected who didn’t have money. “I am only presenting myself to serve, I am not sponsored by the oil industry, so the only people who can sponsor me are Nigerians. 3,150 people made contributions and we bought these forms. “I have members of the House of Representatives from 1992 who endorsed me, even before they cont...
Presidential ambition: Emefiele withdraws suit against INEC, AGF
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Presidential ambition: Emefiele withdraws suit against INEC, AGF

Godwin Emefiele, CBN GovernorPublished By: Kazeem Ugbodaga 23rd May, 2022 By Taiye Agbaje Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, withdrew the suit he filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Attorney-General of the Federation over his presidential ambition. Emefiele, through his counsel, S.T. Maliki, told Justice Ahmed Mohammed that a notice of discontinuance had been filed and served on the defendants in the matter. The development occurred shortly after the matter was called. Maliki, who held the brief of Chief Mike Ozekhome, SAN, said though the matter was scheduled for mention, they had Emefiele’s instruction to withdraw the suit. “Pursuant to the instruction of the plaintiff (Emefiele), we...
APC gives new date for presidential screening, Jonathan expected
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APC gives new date for presidential screening, Jonathan expected

The All Progressives Congress said it will hold its postponed presidential screening on Tuesday, with some of the aspirants who have dropped off, making a showing. The screening was initially scheduled for Monday, but was postponed Sunday night. APC National Organising Secretary, Dr. Sulaiman Muhammad Argungu said the screening is now certain to begin tomorrow 24 May at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. He also revealed that none of the 28 presidential aspirants who submitted their forms have withdrawn from the race. This means former President Goodluck Jonathan, along with the AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina, are being expected. Both have publicly said they were not in the race. Kindly leave your comment, like and share this story: FOR MORE INFOR, NEWS UPDATE AND ...
Serving Rep Picks PDP Ticket For Edo South Senate Seat
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Serving Rep Picks PDP Ticket For Edo South Senate Seat

Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama (PDP- Oredo) has won the party’s ticket for Edo South Senate seat at the National Assembly.Mr Moses Izobo, the returning officer gave the results on Monday in Benin, saying that Ogbeide-Ihama scored 177 votes out of the 178 cast to pick the ticket. He said 245 delegates were expected at the election, out of which 178 were accredited. Speaking Ogbeide-Ihama attributed the victory to God and the desire of his constituency for a better and more effective representation. “I have served well at the House of Representatives and my people have decide to promote me to the senate. “I thank God for the leadership of the PDP, the delegates as well as all the monitors and observers for a smooth and peaceful exercise,” he said. Kindly leave your comment, l...
Ebonyi Will Not Belong To Biafra – Umahi
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Ebonyi Will Not Belong To Biafra – Umahi

David Umahi . . Governor David Umahi has described the agitation of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), as nonsense. The outlawed group, which has been blamed for the rising violence in the South East, has been agitating for secession. The group has also declared weekly “sit-at-home” exercise in solidarity with Nnamdi Kanu, its leader, who is currently in lawful custody. Commenting on the worrisome trend in an interview with some editors, Umahi said, “I use this opportunity to tell Igbo to be wise, this sit at home is useless and it is nonsense. This agitation is nonsense for me because even if it was to be Biafra, Ebonyi will not belong to Biafra. “I have been saying it and I will continue to say it and I have no apologies because we have been used as h...
BREAKING : Catholic Church Suspends Priest For Joining Benue Governorship Race
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BREAKING : Catholic Church Suspends Priest For Joining Benue Governorship Race

Hope Abah Emmanuel The Catholic Diocese of Gboko in Benue State has announced the suspension of Reverend Father, Hycainth Alia, for expressing interest in the governorship contest of the state. Alia is among the 12 governorship aspirants who purchased expression of interest and nomination forms of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to participate in the party’s primary election. But, a viral suspension letter addressed to all priests, religious and laity of the Catholic Diocese of Gboko, dated May 20, 2022 and signed by the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Gboko, Bishop William Avenya, who is also Apostolic Administrator of the Catholic Diocese of Kastina-Ala, indicated that the affected priest was earlier warned in line with the church’s rule on partisan politics. The...