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Kaduna lawmakers lobby Tinubu over Vice-Presidential post for El-Rufai

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, on Saturday, implored Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a presidential aspirant under the party, to pick Kano State Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai as his running mate in the 2023 presidential election. Tinubu was in Kaduna last Thursday to canvass the votes of the 69 APC delegates from […]

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Soludo meets IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in detention (Photos)

Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo, has paid a visit to Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, the jailed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB group. When liberated, the IPOB leader, according to the governor, will preach peace. Soludo, who made the visit known on his Facebook page, posted, “I visited Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, (Friday, […]

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2023: Wike promises to end banditry in six months

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday promised to end banditry in six months if elected the country’s president in 2023. Wike, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, stated this at a meeting with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) delegates in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He said security […]

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‘Don’t sideline women over free forms in 2023,’ Aisha Buhari begs APC

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Saturday urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to leave out women in the contest for tickets in the 2023 general elections. Mrs. Buhari, who made the call at a summit for APC female aspirants at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja, noted that the time […]

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Tinubu’s supporter, Abdulmumin Jubrin, reveals why he dumped APC

A former member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has explained why he dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP). Jibrin, who was a Director-General of Bola Tinubu 2023 Campaign Support Team, formally joined the NNPP on Friday. He declared his intention to leave the party last week. […]

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Kano: After Ganduje’s Visit, Shekarau ‘Halts’ Planned Defection To Kwankwaso’s NNPP

Former Governor Kano State and Lawmaker representing Kano Central Senatorial District, Ibrahim Shekarau has temporarily put his defection from the All Progressives Congress (APC) on hold. Naija News reports that Shekarau had concluded plans to defect to the Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso-led New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) before a visit by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje forced […]

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2023: APC Postpones Screening Of Presidential Aspirants

The ruling All Progressives Congress has shifted the screening of the twenty-eight presidential aspirants who have submitted their nomination forms to the 23rd of May. The party shifted the screening following the decision of some presidential aspirants to withdraw from the presidential race. According to the APC, the party would screen the remaining presidential aspirants […]

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Orji Uzor Kalu: Nine APC Presidential Aspirants To Step Down For Ahmed Lawan As Another PDP Aspirant Set To Join

The Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has claimed that nine presidential aspirants from the All Progressives Congress (APC) are set to step down for Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. Speaking to newsmen on Saturday, the former presidential hopeful said a presidential aspirant from the Peoples Democratic […]

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Falana says submission, withdrawal of resignation letters by Malami, Ngige illegal

Mr Femi Falana, a constitutional lawyer, has criticised the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, and his Labour and Productivity counterpart, Dr Chris Ngige, for allegedly withdrawing their resignation letters on Friday. Senator Chris Ngige, the minister of Labour and Employment, announced on Friday that he had dropped his […]

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[Just In] 2023: Malami Withdraws From Governorship Race

The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has withdrawn from the Kebbi State governorship election. Malami who had earlier declared his intention to take over from the current Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagudu in 2023 has decided to retain his place in President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet. Recall that Malami was among […]

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2023: APC Inaugurates Screening Committees Today

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will inaugurate its screening committees for the House of Representatives, Senate and Governorship Aspirants of the ruling party which will be screened today by 12 pm. The development was disclosed in a statement released by the National Organizing Secretary of the party, Sulaiman Argungu. According to Argungu, the inauguration of […]

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‘Nigeria needs pragmatic president for development,’ says APC aspirant, Jack-Rich

An oil magnate, Tein Jack-Rich, on Friday urged Nigerians to vote for a committed leader in the 2023 general elections. Jach-Rich, who made the call during the declaration of his 2023 presidential bid in Abuja, said the problems rocking the country can only be addressed by someone with a pragmatic approach to governance. He also […]

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2023: Fayemi claims to have solution to terrorism, banditry in Nigeria

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, claimed on Friday that he has a template to end the country’s insecurity. Insecurity has been a major challenge in Nigeria since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office in 2015 with the Boko Haram insurgents, bandits and other criminals pillaging communities across the country. Fayemi is one of All Progressives […]

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Job of Nigeria’s president is not about might but smartness – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said on Friday the job of leading Nigeria as President was not about might but smartness. He stated this during a meeting with APC delegates ahead of the party’s presidential primary on Friday in Minna, Niger State. He said: “A President’s job is […]

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