Presidency: APC stakeholders list SGF, Emefiele, APC NWC as ‘saboteurs’ against Tinubu 

February 4, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Concerned APC Stakeholders has unmasked the “fifth columnists” and various elements working against the electoral victory of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the polls come February 25. The Convener of the group, Rev. Dominic Alancha who unveiled the elements at a press conference Saturday in Read More

South-east: Ugochinyere denies plans to scuttle elections

February 4, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

CUPP Spokesperson Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere has denied accusations that he held meeting with some peoples with the sole aim of ensuring elections did not hold anywhere in the South-east of Nigeria.  Ugochinyere alleged that in an interview following the terrorist attack on his  country home, Governor Hope Uzodinma had claimed that he had in his possession security reports that those who Read More

2023: Civil Defense to release revised election guidelines on election duties 

January 25, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of February general elections, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said it will soon release a revised standard operational guidelines on election duties, and other salient election security rules for personnel, aimed at ensuring safe and secured electoral processes nationwide.  The Corps also said everything is being done to deepen the capacity of Corps personnel, assist officers Read More

2023: Primate Ayodele reveals presidential candidates Nigeria must not vote for

January 23, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Nigerian cleric and the Leader of Inri Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has again warned Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general elections. The cleric advised that candidates who are unhealthy should drop out of the 2023 presidential election. In a statement signed by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin, Primate Ayodele expressed fears that Nigerians may not be free Read More

Tinubu: APC thanks Bauchi residents, asks Bala to prepare handover notes

January 23, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the incumbent governor of Bauchi state to start preparing his handover notes for the incoming administration of former Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar in the state. The APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Yakubu Murtala Ajaka, who was at the presidential campaign rally in Bauchi on Monday, expressed appreciation for the people Read More

Election: Atiku Support Organisation dissolves state structures, liaison officers nationwide 

January 19, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The foremost support group management body, Atiku Support Organisation (ASO) has announced dissolution of its state structures and its liaison officers nationwide. The national leadership said the decision becomes necessary to create room for the all important restructuring of the organization and for better delivery ahead of the February presidential eection. In a statement made available to newsmen Thursday in Abuja, signed Read More

The killer job at INEC

January 18, 2023 Eric Teniola 0

Professor Mahmood Yakubu (60), Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has a date with history in February. He will be the only chairman of the electoral commission to conduct two presidential elections in Nigeria. He conducted the presidential election on February 23, 2019. He will do the same on February 25 this year.  No doubt the February 25 Read More

2023: INEC initiatives, CBN policies ‘ll deliver Buhari’s promise of credible elections – Investors 

January 17, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Investors have expressed more confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari backed CBN policies following the return of Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele. Reacting to the news of Emefiele return from abroad, Leader of the Concerned  Investors Forum for Accelerated Development, Mustapha Biu expressed optimism that INEC initiatives and CBN’s polices will deliver Buhari’s promise of free and fair Read More

Ugochinyere: Attack on CUPP spokesperson barbaric, reprehensible – Right activist

January 14, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Human Rights activist, Barr. Chukwudi Ezeobika, has condemned Saturday’s attack on the residence of spokesperson of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Barr. Ikenga Ugochinyere, describing it as barbaric and reprehensible. Barr. Ezeobika, who is the Chairman Media Committee of CUPP, said in a press statement issued in Abuja, that the brutal invasion of the premises of Barr. Ugochinyere in Read More

2023: CUPP accuses Ayu of fuelling crisis in PDP for personal gains

January 11, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has described the National Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Iyorchia Ayu as a heartless man with no electoral value. The opposition parties in a statement by its spokesman, Ikenga Ugochinyere said Ayu’s continued stay in office is provocative and fuelling crisis in PDP. Ugochinyere who’s also the PDP house of representatives candidate Read More

2023: Reinforce your resolve for better Nigeria, PDP preaches on New Year

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to reinforce their resolve for a better country as the World welcome 2023. PDP in a statement by it’s National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, Saturday, charged Nigerians to ensure that “they were not distracted by certain selfish individuals and groups in their determination to use the turning of the year 2023 as Read More

2023: CUPP backs Buhari’s advise to DSS, Police on peaceful transition 

December 29, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties CUPP described as a welcomed development the admonishment given by President Muhammadu Buhari to security agencies to be saddled with various support services in next year’s general election to maintain a high sense of professionalism and remain impartial in the discharge of their duties. Buhari who gave the advise yesterday in Abuja at the Read More

Ideato youth forum warns over threat to Ugochinyere’s life 

December 26, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Following the threat against the spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, Ideato Youth Forum has warned that nothing must happen to him. The apex youth group of Ideato nation, on Sunday called the attention of the world to the plot by the Imo state government on their son after attempts to frame him. The Read More

2023: CUPP reports Uzodinma to foreign missions, demands Visa ban

December 25, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), has petitioned foreign missions, urging them to place Imo state Governor, Hope Uzodinma on Visa ban or watchlist over his government role in alleged plot against the opposition parties spokesman, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere. CUPP in a statement by its Chairman Steering Committee, High Chief Peter Ameh, said Ugochinyere who’s the Peoples Democratic Party Read More

2023 polls: Our loyalty only for Nigeria and Nigerians – INEC Chairman 

December 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the Commission expects some politicians to fight back as it moves to reduce the influence of money in the 2023 elections. The INEC chairman who spoke in Abuja during stakeholders summit on addressing the influence of money in the 2023 elections, however, said the Commission’s loyalty is Read More

2023: CDD, peace journalism and violence free polls

December 19, 2022 Armsfree Ajanaku 0

Across the country, politicians contesting for various public offices have been doing what they can to woo and convince the electorate that they are the best suited to be in office come handover day on May 29, 2023. Unfortunately, in the desperation to get win, and the mentality that power can be grabbed at all cost have pushed political contestants Read More

The road to 2023

December 15, 2022 Dan Agbese 0

In the normal course of human progress and development, the forthcoming 2023 general elections ought to be our finest moments so far. In assessing our journey towards 2023, some valid assumptions based on evidence must be made to serve as our milestones. We have 23 years of democracy under our belt. We have made good progress in the never-ending journey Read More

2023: INEC commited to free, fair election – Official

December 15, 2022 Mohammed Yangida Lafia 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it is committed to the conduct of free, fair, credible and acceptable elections in 2023. The national commissioner in charge of Voters Education and Publicity, Festus Okoye, stated this Wednesday, during a one- day capacity building for journalists in the North -central in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. He assured that the Read More

Ekiti power tussle and ‘the unseen hand’

December 9, 2022 Blueprint 0

It back to the trenches in Ekiti state as things appear to be falling apart in the Fountain of Knowledge following the exit of Governor Kayode Fayemi, death of Speaker of the House of Assembly, Rt.Hon Funminiyi Afuye, and subsequent impeachment of his replacement, Gboyega Aribisogan, after just seven days in office, KEHINDE OSASONA writes. As tenure of the immediate Read More

Making 2023 polls peaceful and worthwhile,

December 8, 2022 Adémólá Òrúnbon 0

Fellow Nigerians, there comes a time in a man’s life when he has to reflect internally and evaluate his age to know how old he is and try to approximate how many years are left, given the life expectancy and the fact that death is inevitable as the unexpected does happen frequently in our clime. It is therefore time to Read More

APC chieftain shares 70 cars in Zamfara to support Tinubu 

December 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director, Contact and Mobilization (North-west), of the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Presidential Campaign Council, Hon Aminu Sani Jaji, has distributed 70 cars to all the 14 local government areas of Zamfara state to boost campaign for the candidate of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. A statement released Wednesday in Abuja by Jaji’s media office said the distribution was made Read More

On the nation’s 2023 economic outlook

December 6, 2022 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

In less than one month from now, the Nigerian economy would be starting another fiscal year. What does this portend? An opportunity has presented itself a couple of days ago during the 134th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), as the President, Asiwaju (Dr.) Michael Olawale-Cole, took time to examine this important issue. Read More