2023: Northern Christian politicians deny endorsing Peter Obi

…Distances self from Babachir Some prominent Northern politicians have distanced themselves from a group, led by a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir Lawal, which endorsed the Labour Party presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections, Peter Obi. The group, purporting to comprise some Northern Christian politicians, coordinated by one Lawal, had reportedly endorsed Obi as its preferred candidate for the 2023 poll. In an issued statement released in Abuja, Lawal was reported to have said that the group settled for Peter Obi, after a painstaking…

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“Nigeria’s cost of governance, criminality, corruption has reached unacceptable level” – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has stressed that the cost of governance in Nigeria, criminality and corruption within government space has reached an unacceptable level. He said there was need to take drastic measures to reduce the trends. Obi stated this in Gboko, Benue State, while speaking to newsmen after he addressed the NKST Synod in Mkar, Gboko local government area of Benue State. According to him, “There is no government that has eliminated everything but ours is at unacceptable level. We must reduce it to…

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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: “We’ve dragged Soludo to our deities over Obi” – Ohanaeze

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has lashed out at Anambra State governor, Charles Soludo, over his statement on the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, (LP), Peter Obi. Recall that Soludo, in a lengthy letter on Monday, lashed out at Obi, stating that he knows that he can’t and won’t win the presidency. He maintained that Obi was not ready for the presidential race, declaring he was merely catching a cruise. However, the organisation, in an issued statement signed by its Secretary-General, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, yesterday, said it had…

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“Peter Obi cannot win 2023 Presidency” – Soludo

Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo has declared that Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, will not win the 2023 poll. Soludo stated this yesterday, in an article titled: ‘History beckons and I will not be silent (Part 1)’. He said: “Let’s be clear; Peter Obi knows that he can’t and won’t win. He knows the game he is playing, and we know too, and he knows that we know. “The game he is playing is the main reason he didn’t return to APGA. The brutal truth (and some will say, God…

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2023: “No insults; unite with others for better Nigeria”, Peter Obi urges supporters

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has urged his supporters to stop insulting persons of contrary opinions, insisting that they must focus on issues and unite with everyone for a better Nigeria. Obi in a statement issued over an incident at the Labour Party campaign rally in Benue State said, “Nigeria has very huge problems and is currently at risk of implosion from economic hardship and insecurity. “The focus, therefore, should be on how to deal with deleterious consequences of a tanking economy, pervasive insecurity, and…

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2023: “Peter Obi can’t win election; ‘Obidients’ euphoria already dying” – Dino Melaye

Spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council, Dino Melaye, has reiterated that presidential candidate of the Labour Party, (LP), Peter Obi, cannot win election, saying the euphoria of his ‘Obidient’ supporters is already dying. Melaye made this assertion while addressing newsmen in Abuja at the weekend. He said: “By January, they will go down more, because people will realize that it is going to be a wasted vote; people will realise that he (Peter Obi) cannot become president, they will realize that voting for Peter is voting for…

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2023: “I’ll change Northern Nigeria through agriculture” – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, (LP), Peter Obi, says he plans to change the Northern region through agriculture if elected president of Nigeria in 2023. Obi, who made this promise at a virtual meeting with Labour Party support groups on Friday, said adequate investment in the sector can help to address food inflation and insecurity in the country. He said, “I am going to change the region. We need to cultivate arable land there; respected Nigerians from the North have ruled this country but the ten poorest states…

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2023: “Disregard Labour Party manifesto – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour party (LP), Peter Obi, has disregarded the manifesto from his party that is currently in circulation. In an issued statement on his verified Twitter handle, the former governor of Anambra State disclosed that his manifesto has not been formally released. Prior to the LP flagbearer’s statement, it was widely reported that Peter Obi and his running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed, have released a seven-point manifesto on what they would do to tackle the problems in the country if elected in the forthcoming presidential election in…

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2023: Peter Obi flags-off presidential campaign promises to tackle unemployment, insecurity 

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the 2023 election, Peter Obi, has promised that he would tackle unemployment and insecurity if voted into power. Obi stated this at the flag-off of his presidential campaign, in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital, yesterday. He said he would tackle insecurity to pave way for economic growth and development. The presidential candidate also pledged to create jobs for youths to lift them off poverty and deprivation. “I assure you that if we come into power, we will address farmers and herders…

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