2023: PDP Govs. Forum urges NASS to entrench electronic transmission of results 

…Accuses Buhari, APC for converting Aso Villa to new APC HQ Governors elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, otherwise known as PDP Governors’ Forum, (PDP-GF), yesterday called on the federal lawmakers to entrench electronic transmission of results for free, fair and credible elections in the country. The Chairman of PDP-GF and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, disclosed this in a communique issued at the end of the 11th meeting of the Forum, which was held in Bauchi. The Forum requested the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

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Southern Governors Forum back zoning of 2023 presidency to South

…Reject 3% revenue for oil communities in PIB The Southern Governors Forum has declared support for rotation and zoning of the Presidency to the South in 2023. This was contained in a communiqué issued yesterday, at the end of the Governor’s meeting in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State. According to the statement, the Forum re-affirmed their commitment to the unity of Nigeria on the pillars of equity, fairness, justice, progress and peaceful co-existence between and amongst its people. Chairman of the Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, who made the announcement while addressing newsmen,…

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Tinubu’s posters flood Abuja as 2023 presidential race hots up

As the race for the 2023 presidential election is gathering momentum, posters of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have appeared in several parts of Abuja yesterday. The posters, which were seen in strategic locations including the Garki, Central Area, Maitama, Wuse II, the APC National Secretariat and Shehu Shagari Way all located in the nation’s capital, boldly carried the name and picture of the ex-Lagos State governor. The posters appeared in different colours and carried various inscriptions, some of which read: “Tinubu Ne” in Hausa ( meaning…

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INEC announces date for Nigeria’s 2023 General Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), has announced the date for the 2023 General Elections in Nigeria. The chairman of the Commission, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, made the announcement yesterday, during a one-day public hearing on the National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organised by the Senate Committee on INEC. He said the 2023 General Elections will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023, exactly one year, nine months, two weeks and six days or 660 days from today (yesterday). His words: “By the principle established by the Commission, the…

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2023: Fayose visits Babangida, Abdulsalami In Minna

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has met with two former Heads of State, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) and General Abdulsalami Abubakar in Minna, Niger State. In a tweet via his Twitter handle on Monday, Fayose shared photos of the meeting which took place separately in their houses in Minna, Niger State. The controversial politician said he discussed the way forward for the country with the former Nigerian leaders and how they can help solve the issues affecting the nation. The former governor added that issues discussed bordered…

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2023: ‘Buhari will not support Tinubu’s candidacy’ – Sule Lamido

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has said that the days of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) is numbered as President Muhammad Buhari will not support Bola Ahmad Tinubu’s candidature in the coming 2023 general election. Lamido stated this at the inauguration of the Jigawa State People’s Democratic Party PDP reconciliation committee in Dutse. The former governor claimed that in the near future, there would be no more APC, because according to him the whole of APC is made of two people: Buhari and Tinubu. Lamido, however, said…

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2023: Northern elders back Igbo for Presidency

Ø  Asks APC,PDP to zone tickets to South-East Ahead of the 2023 general elections, some northern elders have thrown their weights behind the clamour for an Igbo presidency, insisting that Nigeria’s 2023 presidency should rotate to the South-East zone and not to any other.  The elders, operating under the aegis of ‘Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development’, in an issued statement by their National Coordinator, Engr. Zana Goni and the National Women Leader, Hajia Mario Bichi, insisted that the Igbos of South East extraction should produce the next president,…

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