2023: Reject Atiku at the poll, Tinubu urges electorates

November 27, 2022 Adewale Ajayi 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as a selfish person that never meant well for the country Nigeria. He therefore urged the electorates to reject him at the poll. Speaking at a rally organised for him and his running mate Kashim Shettima by Lagos Read More

Pastor Kumuyi opens up on choice of presidential candidate

November 24, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The General Superintendent of the Deeper Life Bible Church, William Kumuyi has told Nigerians the kind of candidate they should vote for in the upcoming 2023 general elections. According to him, Nigerians should vote for people of integrity with capacity to make Nigeria a better country. Kumuyi, who arrived Yola for a global crusade scheduled to begin on November 24, advised against Read More

How Tinubu’s reforms, mentorships transformed Lagos – Sen. Nnamani

November 23, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Former Enugu state governor, Sen Chimaroke Nnamani has disclosed that the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu’s reforms and mentorship as   governor of Lagos State from 1999- 2007  transformed the state . He described  Tinubu  as a great mentor who has guided numerous mentees from various states, from political boyhood to political adulthood in his capacity as a Read More

Embracing politics without bitterness

November 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

The world itself is a suitable place for conflict, violence, deception, criticism, hatred, nepotism, tribalism, segregation, discrimination, and bigotry, among others, because of the differences that characterise us as individuals. We perceived the world from diverse points of view and that was exactly what give birth to our inability to embrace altruism rather than egoism. This attitude is exactly what Read More

2023: Plot to remove INEC chairman over BVAS still alive – CUPP 

November 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Coalition of opposition political parties (CUPP) has commended the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Yakubu Mohammed, on his determination to ensure a credible election. CUPP spokesperson Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere while addressing a world press conference Monday in Abuja, noted that the INEC Chairman’s insistence on the use of BVAS for the February elections, the publication of Read More

History beckons and I will not be silent

November 18, 2022 Chukwuma Charles Soludo 0

My attention has been drawn to some of the tirades on social media following my frank response during an interview on Channels TV regarding the “investments” Mr. Peter Obi claimed to have made with Anambra state revenues. Sadly, several of the comments left the issue of the interview to probe or suggest motives, inferred from my response on “investment” that Read More

2023: AA demands speedy hearing of cases seeking Tinubu’s disqualification

November 18, 2022 Editorial II 0

The Action Alliance (AA) has accused the Federal High Court, Abuja of unnecessarily aiding and abetting injustice by deliberately delaying its cases filed against the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja, by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Rev. Dennis Iheanyichukwu Ubani, urged the the Chief Judge of Read More

Tinubu to CAN: I won’t run my administration on religious bias

November 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has assured the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) that he will not run his administration on the basis of religion if elected President of Nigeria. Tinubu who met with the CAN leadership Wednesday in Abuja, assured that the same way his administration did not discriminate against Read More

Buhari flags off APC presidential campaign

November 15, 2022 Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello 0

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, on Tuesday November 15, 2022, flagged off the presidential rally of the party, alongside governors, party leaders and the national working committee members. The rally held at the Jos Township Stadium, amidst pomp and pageantry with party faithful and residents fully in attendance. While Read More

The Buhari legacy of credible elections

November 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

The reassurances by the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, that the president will leave the legacies of free, fair and credible elections and for making significant investments in the nation’s infrastructure could not have come at a better time. This is even as he said that with Nigeria projected to be the third most populated Read More

Naira redesign: Deji Adeyanju exposes targets ahead 2023

November 15, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian socio-political activist, Deji Adeyanju, has revealed the people the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), targeted with its naira redesign policy. According to him, the policy was targeted at the opposition political parties. Adeyanju said the CBN policy makes it difficult for the opposition to move money around with the elections around the corner. Speaking with journalists, the Kogi-born activist, however, said the Read More

Tinubu petitions NBC, demands sanction on Arise TV, Channels TV over fake news

November 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has petitioned the National Broadcasting Commission, asking for sanctions against Arise News and Channels TV over their fake reports on the APC Presidential Candidate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a petition signed Monday by the Special Adviser, Media, Communications and Public Affairs of the PCC, Mr. Dele Alake, which was Read More

2023 polls and electoral prophecies

November 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

Even before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) sounded the whistle to kick-start the campaign activities for the 2023 general elections a few weeks ago, some clerics have been bombarding the media space with prophecies of those who would clinch elective positions across different political parties. Sadly, this practice has been part of our electoral processes in recent years …they Read More

Ohanaeze yet to choose presidential candidate – Official

November 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Igbo apex socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has said it is yet to make public its preferred presidential candidate for the 2023 presidential election. South-South Zonal Coordinator of Ohanaeze youths, Mr Chinedu Arthur-Ugwa, said this in a release which he signed and made available to newsmen in Owerri on Tuesday. Arthur-Ugwa said that the organisation would make its choice of presidential Read More

As 2023 beckons… (2)

November 3, 2022 Dan Agbese 0

All the promises that needed to be made to move our country forward have been made by political office seekers at the national and sub-national levels in the past 62 years of our independence. You should have no difficulties remembering those beguiling promises by our military and civilian rulers. A sampler: They promised to diversify our national economy and free Read More

My choice of Mr President in 2023

November 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

Some significant events this week have informed this edition of Political Panorama.Essentially the benefits of technology gave me the opportunity to discuss more intimately with other well placed Nigerians from different parts of the world on the future of our Mother Land. These guys that I wish to personally refer to as VERY CONCERNED NIGERIANS include retired very senior military Read More

Peter Obi is not running for presidency: The limits of arid sophism

October 31, 2022 C J Okoli-Akirika 0

It is widely acknowledged that opinions are free. It is also cognately admitted that facts are sacred. Consequently, while everybody is obliged to unreservedly form an opinion, no one is at liberty to misrepresent facts by bandying about mischievous farragos. A certain man of recent presence wrote “Peter Obi is not running for Presidency”. He futiley and vainly endeavoured to Read More

Nigerians in Diaspora back Atiku for President, demand voting rights

October 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director of Diaspora for the Atiku-Okowa Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDP Presidential Campaign Council Prof. Isa Odidi, has declared former Vice President and PDP flagbearer, Atiku Abubakar, as the preferred presidential candidate in next year’s polls for majority of Nigerians abroad.  In a statement released Sunday in Abuja, the Canadian-based egg-head and entrepreneur described Atiku’s current visit to Washington DC Read More

2023: Adjust election time table, group tells INEC

October 29, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau, Abuja 0

The Conference of Civil Society of Nigeria has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to tinker with the 2023 election timetable for governorship elections to come before Presidential election. Recall that INEC had scheduled the Presidential election for February 25, 2023, while governorship and state assembly elections will hold on March 11, 2023. However, addressing a world press conference Read More

2023: Tinubu ‘ll revamp economy, reposition education – Sen Nnamani 

October 28, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Former governor of Enugu state and Senator representing Enugu East in the upper legislative chamber, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has asserted that  the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu was the most successful governor amongst the class of 1999–2007 set.  Answering questions from reporters in Abuja as the  2023 elections gather momentum,  Senator Nnamani said governors from the class Read More

Pastor Kumuyi advises Nigerians, speaks on 2023 election

October 27, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi, has advised the electorates across the country to consider their future and vote for credible candidates in the 2023 elections. Kumuyi gave the advice while speaking to newsmen in  Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, ahead of the Deeper Life Bible Church week long crusade Read More

As 2023 beckons… (1)

October 27, 2022 Dan Agbese 0

It is unusual for our politicians to unanimously agree on anything. But here is what may surprise you. All the presidential candidates agree that our country is broken. They agree too that the broken country can be fixed. After all, Nigeria is not an Agila pot or Humpty Dumpty. A broken Agila pot cannot be put back together, I tell Read More