2023: Atiku promises to set up $10bn to tackle youth unemployment in Kwara if elected president

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the forthcoming general elections Atiku Abubakar, has promised to set up 10Billion US Dollars, which will be used to tackle youth unemployment, if he wins the presidential election in February 2023. The former Vice-President made this pledge in Kwara, while addressing a mammoth crowd of party faithful, stakeholders and supporters, who trooped out in their numbers to receive him and his campaign train in Ilorin today. In his welcome address, the Kwara State PDP Chairman, Babatunde Muhammed, joyfully expressed happiness for the…

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2023: ‘Enemies of progress frustrating PDP’s quest for presidency’ – G5 Govs. 

The five State Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, dubbed as G5, have accused some “enemies of progress” of frustrating the party’s quest for the presidency in 2023. The Governors in the G5 group, led by Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, are Seyi Makinde, of Oyo; Samuel Ortom, of Benue; Okezie Ikpeazu, of Abia, and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, of Enugu State. The governors have been at the forefront of calls for Iyorchia Ayu to step down as National Chairman of the PDP, on the grounds that the presidential candidate and…

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Katsina 2023: “We are all set for Yakubu Lado’s victory in the Governorship contest” – Chairman, Media Committee, Imrana Nas

The chairman of the Atiku/Lado Campaign Media Committee of Katsina State, Alhaji Imrana Nas, the champion of the poor, has expressed the intention of his committee to ensure that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s governorship candidate in Katsina state, Alhaji Yakubu Lado Danmarke, wins in the upcoming 2023 election. Imrana Nas stated this during his parley with journalists in Katsina, shortly after the launch of their Committee, which took place at the PDP party secretariat in the state. The Chairman of the Media Committee added that it is evidently clear…

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2023: Atiku vows to ensure economic stability for Nigeria, at his campaign in Gombe

Umar Kaltungo The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar (GCON), today in Gombe promised to ensure economic stability if elected the president in the forthcoming election. Addressing a mammoth crowd of cheering party chieftains and supporters who trooped out in Gombe Township Stadium, the former vice-president promised to work for the economic development and stability of the country. He assured the people of Gombe that his government will revive the dilapidated Daɗin-Kowa Dam and appealed to the indigenes of the state to give him the opportunity…

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Ayu-Must-Go crisis: “We’re still open to reconciliation” – G5 Govs., others

…Forms Integrity Group Five governors, elected on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and some aggrieved party leaders have stated that they are still open to reconciliation within the party. The G5 governors and some party leaders, who stated this in an issued communique after its strategic meeting in Lagos, also announced the formation of a group to be known as the ‘Integrity Group’. Recall that the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has been at daggers-drawn over the calls for…

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2023: Despite Jonathan’s meeting with Atiku, his men opts to back Tinubu

…Insist power must go to South after Buhari   Major supporters and kinsmen loyal to the former President, Goodluck Jonathan, have declared their support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, ahead of the 2023 election. The supporters, who belong to the Citizens Network for Peace and Development in Nigeria (CNPDN) group, said they decided to throw their weights behind Tinubu after Jonathan declined to heed their persistent calls to contest the presidential race. According to them, the former Lagos State governor remains the only candidate with structures and…

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Anti-Party Activities: “Rivers won’t work for you”, Wike tells Atiku

…Says he’s waiting for PDP to sack him Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has insisted that he will only fight for the governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023. Wike spoke in a State banquet organised on Friday in honour of the G5 Governors, who came to provide solidarity for the Rivers 2023 campaign flag-off in Port Harcourt, the state capital. The Banquet was attended by the G5 Governors comprising Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Samuel Ortom…

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2023: “I will support you” – Wike assures Peter Obi

Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has asked Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, to support his bid for the presidency. Obi said this yesterday, during the inauguration of the Nkpolu Oroworukwo flyover in Port Harcourt, the Rivers capital. The LP candidate said he will ensure better opportunities for Rivers state if he’s elected president. He commended Wike for his performance in Rivers, adding that Port Harcourt has the potential to be the “export city” of Nigeria and advised Wike to remain consistent in his principles, and said…

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2023: G-5 Governors to flag-off PDP campaigns in Rivers

The G-5 governors in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are set to unveil the party’s campaign in Rivers State. Speaking during a press conference in Port Harcourt, Rivers, the Director General of PDP Campaign Council, Felix Obuah, who disclosed this, assured that upcoming campaigns will be issue-based. Obuah, who is a former PDP Chairman in the State, said it was imperative to provide the public with a clear insight as the party prepares for the official take-off of its campaign. According to him, the high point of the rally, which…

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2023: Jonathan denies reports linking him with aggrieved PDP governors

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has debunked a purported media report that the aggrieved Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) governors were loyal to him. Media Adviser to Jonathan, Ikechukwu Eze, in an issued statement on Friday in Abuja, said the office’s attention had been drawn to media reports linking his name to the current troubles in the PDP. Eze said that Jonathan would have ignored the strange tale, since it was obviously baseless. “However, we are offering this clarification because we have been reached by many Nigerians who are concerned that such…

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