Youths ask Goodluck Jonathan to contest 2023 presidential election

Nigerians Youths, under the auspices of “Youths Earnestly Demand For Goodluck Jonathan 2023″ (YED-4-GEJ 2023), has asked immediate president of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, to contest for the position of the President of Nigeria in the 2023 presidential election. The YED-4-GEJ 2023 gave the endorsement in a statement signed by its National Chairman, Prince Teddy Omiloli, yesterday. The group begged Jonathan to come back in 2023 to continue with the ‘trailblazing milestones’ he initiated in his first tenure as President of Nigeria. It also condemned the recent attacks in…

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2023: Northern Elders Forum, CNG, ACF, others reject zoning

…Back restructuring Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Northern Elders Forum, (NEF), Coalition of Northern Groups, (CNG), Arewa Consultative Forum, (ACF) and other conveners of the Northern Peoples Summit have described restructuring as a vital necessity for survival as one united entity. The North, they insisted, will not be stampeded or blackmailed into taking major decisions around rotating the Presidency. While reading the communiqué of Northern Peoples Summit yesterday at the Arewa House Kaduna, the Chairman of the Communiqué Drafting Committee, Prof.Doknan Danjuma Sheni, said, “The Northern Peoples Summit…

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2023: “Our people may vote against you”, NEF Chairman, Prof. Ango Abdullahi to Northern politicians

Chairman, Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, says the people of the North will not vote along ethnic and religious lines in 2023 because they have learnt their lesson at a great cost. Speaking at the Northern People’s Summit in Kaduna, yesterday, the NEF chairman warned politicians from the region that they do not have any guarantee that the people will vote for them in the next general election. Prof. Abdullahi, who was represented by the spokesman of NEF, Dr. Hakeem Baba Ahmed, added that experiences have taught the…

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2023: Shehu Sani warns Tinubu against Northern conspiracy

…Reminds him of Abiola A former Kaduna-Central Senator, Shehu Sani, has warned the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu not to completely trust northern politicians ahead of his 2023 presidential ambition. The human rights activist gave the warning in Osogbo, the Osun State capital. Sani warned that Northern politicians may sabotage Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition as they did to the Late MKO Abiola in 1993 and urged him to make sure he knows the actual feeling in the North in order to avoid what…

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2023: ‘APC’ll takeover South-South region’ – Sen. Omo-Agege boasts

…Says APC must guard against PDP mistakes The Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, is confident that the All Progressive Congress (APC) will take over the six States of the South-south region in 2023.  Omo-Agege made the remarks while fielding questions from newsmen at the end of APC South-South geo-political zone’s ‘Town Hall Meeting on Constitution Review’, in Asaba, Delta State, at the weekend.  He expressed the belief that the Party would take over the governance of the region after the 2023 General Election.  His words: “The South-South region is growing…

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Tinubu, in Kaduna, advocates more govt. spending to grow economy

…Says Nigeria must build on foundation laid by Founding fathers…As North-West Speakers endorse Tinubu for 2023 presidency The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday, advocated more spending by the Federal Government to refloat the economy. Tinubu, who spoke as the chairman of the 2021 Sardauna Memorial Lecture in Kaduna, said with the private sector currently too weak to spur the growth that Nigeria needs at this point in her development, the government must come in to fill the void so as to eradicate…

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2023: ‘No decision yet on zoning’ – PDP

…”Zoning presidential ticket may cause feelings of exclusion” – Bala Moh’d The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that no decision has been made on zoning arrangement for the 2023 presidential election. The PDP Committee on the Review of the 2019 General Elections, headed by the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, had recommended that the Party should throw open the ticket for the 2023 election for all the six geo-political zones in the country. Recall also thay the apex Igbo socio-political oganisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, had on Thursday rejected the panel…

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2023: “I will win presidential race”, Okorocha boasts

Former Governor of Imo State and Senator representing Imo-West, Rochas Okorocha has warned his political opponents that he is destined to win the 2023 presidential election. Okorocha said this on Thursday when a group of youths under the umbrella of ‘Forward with Anayo Rochas Okorocha (FOWARO 2023)’ visited him in Abuja. Okorocha who stated that he had contested for the office three times but failed at the primary level, expressed optimism of winning the race in 2023. He said he aspired to become president of Nigeria long ago, stressing that…

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2023: Goodluck Jonathan speaks on alleged defection to APC

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has debunked reports of his defection to the All Progressives Congress, (APC). Jonathan said he is still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). Speaking at the Supreme Court victory/ Thanksgiving Service of the Bayelsa State governor, the former president described PDP “as a friend that carries people along”. Jonathan said, “PDP has been a very friendly party, I am a member of PDP and I know from the beginning till today, it has been a very friendly party, PDP is a party that carries…

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2023: “Presidency should be zoned to Southern Nigeria” – Ganduje

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, says a presidential slot should be given to the southern region. Ganduje stated this in Kano during an interview on a television programme that was aired on Friday. “The Southern part of the country but there should be a consensus of the members,” he said in reaction to which zone should produce the 2023 presidency. “Zoning system even though it is not in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it is a strategy for winning elections.”…

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