“Deliver us from insecurity; we’ve no other country except Nigeria” – Peter Obi

The Presidential flag-bearer of Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi, has cried out to God to deliver Nigeria from the escalating insecurity currently facing the country among other challenges. Obi made the spiritual call yesterday night, during his worship with other dignitaries at Dunamis International Gospel Centre, headquartered in Abuja, the federal capital, as the Senior Pastor, Dr. Paul Enenche, led the congregation to pray for peace and security of the country. Thousands of worshippers had thronged the church for its Mid-Year Praise and Worship Night, to seek the face of…

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Insecurity: “My solution will be decisive and immediate”, Says Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has said that when he becomes president in 2023, he will face the nation’s security crisis head-on. The former Anambra State governor, who stated this during an interview on a television programme yesterday, said his solution to the problem will be “decisive and immediate”. While stressing that the nation’s security situation has been very worrisome, Obi said he feels the Federal Government should do more. Obi’s comments come a few hours after the terrorists who attacked an Abuja-Kaduna-bound train on March…

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Poverty, Insecurity: “This is not our country” — Peter Obi

…Reveals what‘ll happen 2yrs after taking over The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has decried the excruciating hardship and economic woes in the country, declaring that the Nigeria of today was not what the founding fathers of the country envisaged when they staked their lives to seek our independence.  Obi who spoke yesterday, during an award of scholarship by the Alex Otti Foundation at the Mata Dei Catholic Cathedral Umuahia, declared that the time had come for patriotic Nigerians to join the on-going efforts to rescue the…

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‘Obi, Kwankwaso may force 2023 election into re-run’, US Institutes

A delegation of United States-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) and International Republican Institute (IRI) has projected that the emergence of Peter Obi and Rabiu Kwankwaso may force the 2023 election into a re-run. The delegation made this projection while presenting its first joint pre-elections assessment statement to newsmen in Abuja, yesterday. Obi will be flying the Labour Party banner, while Kwankwaso is the flag-bearer of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) in the 2023 presidential election. The two third force candidates have continued to garner massive followership; with Kwankwaso attracting more…

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“Emergence of Obi an opportunity to take back Nigeria” – Amaechi

Former Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, has said the candidacy of Peter Obi, presidential candidate of the Labour Party, is a chance for the “long-suffering” people of Nigeria to “take back their country”. Speaking with newsmen at his home in Nnewi-South local government area of Anambra State, Amaechi said Nigerians have been “politically raped” for many years by both the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC).  “The emergence of Peter Obi and Datti Baba Ahmed ticket is an opportunity that God has given to the long-suffering people of…

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2023: Gov. Ortom wants Obi to reach out to Atiku, Tinubu, others

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called on all presidential candidates for the 2023 general elections to harmonise their thoughts in order to proffer lasting solutions to the crises bedeviling the country. Ortom said this during an interview on a television programme, yesterday. The governor stressed that the problems in the country at the moment should be approached beyond partisan interests. He took a swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for taking the country to the nadir of despair. On why he was absent in the just-concluded governorship…

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Why el-Rufa’i shut Arewa House against Obi’s supporters’

Facts have emerged on the reason Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufa’i, denied supporters of Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, access to the proposed venue for the occasion, Arewa House, which they duly paid for. According to reports, the action may not be unconnected with Obi’s restriction of el-Rufai’s movement during a governorship election in Anambra State close to a decade ago. However, the Peter Obi Support Network (POSN) condemned el-Rufa’i’s decision, less than 24 hours after the Northern Summit in support of Obi-Datti. The proposed venue, Arewa House,…

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2023: “Peter Obi can be President only in Igbo land” – Kashim Shettima

…Says he lacks experience The running mate of Bola Tinubu, the ruling All Progressives Congress’ presidential candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima, has said the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, can only be President in Igbo-land and not over Nigeria. The former Borno State governor stated this while featuring on a television programme on Friday. Shettima, whose nomination as a running mate of the APC presidential candidate, Tinubu, attracted condemnation and made some chieftains of the party to resign. According to Shettima, the LP candidate lacked the requisite experience to rule…

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2023 Elections: ‘Vote leaders with conscience, not based on religion, ethnicity’ – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi, has urged Nigerians to banish religious or ethnic considerations in choosing the next Nigerian leader, urging them to vote for people with “conscience and trust”. The presidential candidate stated this at the National Convention of the Assemblies of God Nigeria, at Okpoto, Ebonyi State, on Wednesday. “This is time to vote for a human being who has conscience and trust”, Obi stressed. “Put all of us on a scale; let’s know who we are; let’s…

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2023: Afenifere dumps Tinubu, declares support for Peter Obi

The leader of the pan Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has endorsed Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the 2023 presidency. Adebanjo gave the endorsement while speaking on an online radio programme, yesterday. He said Obi has the ability to “rule independently” and would not disappoint Nigeria. He said he has lost confidence in Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag bearer, as well as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar. According to him, “It is only Peter…

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