Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition

June 30, 2022 Adémólá Òrúnbon 0

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been one of the prominent names since the soldiers returned to the barracks and handed over power to democratically elected leaders in 1999. He was first and foremost elected a senator to represent Lagos West in 1992 under the banner of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, was among the activists who campaigned for the return Read More

‘Forgery’: Court asked to stop INEC from listing APC, Tinubu in 2023 presidential poll

June 28, 2022 Editorial IV 0

The Action Alliance (AA) party Tuesday asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from including the name of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the ballot of the 2023 Presidential election. The party equally asked the court for another order restraining the electoral umpire from accepting the name of Senator Bola Tinubu Read More

2023: APC denies raising N6.5tn to bribe voters, INEC, security agents

June 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied a purported documents in circulation alleging that the party was plotting to raise about N6.5 trillion for vote-buying, bribe security agents and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to rig 2023 general elections The APC, however, accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being the brain behind the rumour. Reacting to the Read More

2023: Kwankwaso has no future in NNPP, APC asks him to return

June 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Kano state governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has been asked to return to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) where he built and has great future to become President. The Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has also been told that he does not have hope of becoming a President on his current political platform. Speaking with Read More

APP threatens to drag Tinubu to Court over alleged irregularities in documents

June 24, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

The Action Peoples Party (APP) will on Monday drag the presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu to court to challenge his academic qualification to stand for the 2023 election.  The decision, according to APP, followed alleged irregularities in the academic qualification and documents submitted by Tinubu to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The chairman of Read More

2023: Anti-Muslim-Muslim ticket protesters stranded at APC national secretariat 

June 21, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Some hired protesters rejecting a Muslim-Muslim ticket for the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday, stranded at the national secretariat of the party. It was gathered that the protesters were brought by three Luxurious buses on Tuesday morning to protest against alleged plan by the APC to fly a Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 presidential Read More

How to pick Tinubu’s running mate

June 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

The world is full of contradictions, which explains why people sometimes work against their best interests. Humans are not machines and, in most part, rely on their instinctive emotions to interact with their world – mostly the fight or flight theory; the grey middle point is where rational thinking resides. The raging debate in the polity is the choice of Read More

Stop mounting pressure on Tinubu over choice of running mate, Agbomhere tells Nigerians 

June 18, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and chairman of the Forum of APC Organising Secretaries, Dr. Blessing Agbomhere, has asked Nigerians to give the presidential candidate of the party Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the freedom to choose whoever he prefers as a running mate. Agbomhere, who is also the Zonal APC Secretary for South-south said a situation Read More

Tinubu will be Nigeria’s next president – Ex-APC chair

June 17, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

A former chairman of Enugu State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Ben Nwoye, has tipped the 2023 presidential candidate of the APC, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu, to be the next president of the country. Nwoye stated this in Enugu on Friday at a get-together organised by Tinubu Support Group (TSG) at his residence. Nwoye, a serving Federal Read More

Before we run amok like in 2015, by Emmanuel Ogbeche

June 16, 2022 Emmanuel Ogbeche 0

In the run up to the 2015 elections, Nigerians were in desperate clamour for change owing to the lackluster administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. The Jonathan era was a moment of national debacle. For some, Jonathan had tried his best, and his best was bad enough. Based on the seeming populist view and backed by some politicians disgruntled with the Read More

The imperative of a Muslim-Muslim ticket for APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is no doubt a party that brings together some of the most outstanding politicians in Nigeria. However, what makes the APC most attractive is the fact that it is in power. It seized this power from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which ruled Nigeria for 16 years and adjudged to be a failure by majority Read More

When Bourdillion roared

June 13, 2022 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

Over and over, I’ve heard Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu being referred to as the Lion of Bourdillion. He owns the title Jagaban, and has been the only title holder that has propelled the Jagaban title to nation wide acclaim. Jagaban means warrior leader. He was given the title by the late Emir of Borgu, his royal highness, Alhaji Halliru Dantoro Read More

2023: Popular activist, Aisha Yesufu, declares support for Peter Obi

June 11, 2022 Editor 0

Popular activist Aisha Yesufu has joined millions of other Nigerians to declare full for the presidential candidacy of Labour Party Peter Obi in his to lead the country. Yesufu speaking via her verified Twitter handle said she would join the youths to take back Nigeria from “bad leadership”. She wrote, “We need a President and not an emperor and the Read More

Muslim-Muslim ticket- APC won’t ride on cheap sentiments of religion, ethnicity – Lukman

June 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Vice Chairman, North-west of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Salihu Mohd. Lukman has warned that for the country to move forward, 2023 Presidential campaigns must not reduce important debates to sentimental considerations of ethnicity and religion. The former Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) said APC will not ride on cheap sentiments of religion and Read More

2023 vice presidency: Spotlight on Ezekiel Afunkoyo

June 11, 2022 Godson Ikpontu 0

During the recently held Special Convention and Presidential Primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was elected as the party’s flag bearer for the 2023 polls. However, the need to pick a running mate who has the capacity, experience, vibrant potential and intellectual prowess has become inevitable.  I have beamed my searchlight on the antecedents Read More

Presidential primary: Despite Tinubu’s victory Amaechi will be APC’s flag-bearer – Prophet

June 10, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

An Owerri-based cleric and prophet, Ekene Bob Ekechukwu, has declared that despite the victory secured by former Lagos state governor, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu, in the just-concluded presidential primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a former minister, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, who came a distant second, would be the party’s flag-bearer in the 2023 general elections. The prophet further revealed Read More

Tinubu’s victory a deserved reward for years of investment – Ajaka

June 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Deputy Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Yakubu Murtala Ajaka, has described the recent victory of the party’s presidential candidate Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as a deserved reward of his many years of Investment put into building men and raising leaders across Nigeria. Hon. Ajaka expressed confidence that millions of Nigerians who appreciate Tinubu’s enormous Read More

Is age just a number?

June 9, 2022 Blueprint 0

The hunt for a president has sent Nigerians far and wide and earlier signals have already suggested the feelings of a grim inevitability about what would come next. Whilst it is possible for America’s Joe Biden to lead his country at the age of 70, the same cannot be said of a country like Nigeria whose institutions are thin and Read More

APC youths group commends Adamu over successful primary, Tinubu’s emergence

June 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of Progressive Youths in Nigeria and Diaspora (COPY-ND), has dispelled as mischievous, all accusations of threats by the National Chairman Sen Abdullahi Adamu, to the due process that eventually produced the flagbearer of the APC party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. In a statement issued by the COPY-ND’s Director General, Dr Aminu Abdullahi Isyaku, said the success and the Read More

Ndigbo and the dilemma of 2023 presidential election

June 9, 2022 Gozie Irogboli 0

I have monitored with interest the clamour for the Igbo man to be given the chance to be elected president of Nigeria in the forth-coming presidential election in 2023. That is a highly desirable thing that among other things would have brought genuine reconciliation, ended years of marginalisation of Ndigbo, promoted national unity, accelerated national development, bring an end to Read More

7 aggrieved APC presidential aspirants reject governor’s list

June 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Seven Presidential aspirants under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, have dismissed the names of five presidential aspirants purportedly sent to President Muhammadu Buhari to select a consensus candidate. The aggrieved aspirants, in a statement issued in the early hours of Tuesday shortly after a brief meeting in Abuja, the aspirants distanced themselves from the purported list. The aspirants Read More