My decision to run for 2023 democratic, voluntary – Tinubu

January 21, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

  The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu,  has insisted that his decision to run for the presidency in 2023 is in line with democratic precepts and voluntary. Tinubu stated this while answering questions from journalists in Minnna, Niger state after a closed door meeting with former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda at his hilltop residence, Read More

2023: I ‘ll declare in January or February – Tambuwal

December 6, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

  Sokoto state Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has expressed readiness to declare his presidential ambition in the 2023 general between January and February next year. Governor Tambuwal, who said direct primaries would be threatened by logistics and other related challenges, also declared that his fellow governors from the South were entitled to their opinion on zoning. The governor spoke weekend at a Read More

Osinbajo not desperate, didn’t renounce 2023 presidential ambition – Group

October 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo’s strong focus on his responsibilities, along with a decidedly non-desperate disposition towards the 2023 presidential race has further energised his support base nationwide, the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG) has said. Dismissing speculations that the Vice President may have attended a meeting and renounced his 2023 bid to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, the PCG emphasised that Read More

2023: SWAGA inaugurates factional APC exco

October 21, 2021 Ojo Oladele 0

As the race to the 2023 general elections draws near, former Minister of Works and National Chairman, Southwest Agenda for Tinubu presidential ambition codenamed SWAGA 2023, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has disclosed that 16 All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are now covertly ensuring the realisation of the presidential aspiration of the former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The group, Read More

Unity of Nigeria more important than 2023 – Kalu

October 6, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

As most politicians are strategizing and jostling for different political offices ahead of 2023 general elections, the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has advised Nigeria’s unity is of more paramount important than the politics of 2023. Senator Kalu who represents Abia North in the Senate stated this in Abuja Wednesday while fielding questions from journalists after Read More

APC and Jonathan

September 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress’s political calculation may lead the party to oversight if they fail to put their house in order. There is the rumour that the party is in a romance with former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The party declared that if he joins the party, they would allow him to recontest for the president in the party come Read More

Arewa Youth Assembly sacks speaker, splits over smear campaign against Emefiele

September 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Arewa Youth Assembly on Thursday splits over smear campaign against the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The Assembly has also sacked its Speaker, Mohammed Salihu Danlami, over attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic agenda and tenure extension. Recall that the Speaker of the group, Danlami, in a statement had insisted that Emefiele has option of voluntary Read More

Ebonyi group asks Umahi to tender apology over 2023 comments

September 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has described as unfortunate and disappointing comment credited to the state governor David Nweze Umahi wherein he prayed and expressed a wish for God to give Nigeria another President like Muhammadu Buhari as his successor in 2023. The group demanded that the governor should apologise to Nigerians. In a statement Read More

Gov Bala Mohammed still mum on presidential ambition

September 12, 2021 Najib Sani 0

One month after his pledge to make pronouncement on whether to contest for president in the 2023 elections or not, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has once again failed to do so. Recall that on Thursday August 12, 2021, Bala promised to declare his 2023 political ambition in three weeks saying he was making consultations with stakeholders in the Read More

2023: Christian youth group endorses Gov Bello’s presidential ambition

August 7, 2021 Awaal Gata 0

The Christian Youth Leadership Network (CYLN) has stressed the need for the younger generation to take the mantle of Nigeria’s leadership. The Convener of the Network, Apostle Faith Eches, stated this at a forum organised by the group in Abuja at the weekend. Apostle Eches said while appreciating all contributions made by some elders towards the advancement of the country Read More

At 62, I’m too old to be Nigeria’s President – El-Rufai

July 4, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state said despite being suspected of nursing ambition to be Nigerian president for 15 years, he does not have presidential ambition and is too old lead Nigeria at 62.  According to the governor, some people have painted him in bad light and called him names including Jihadist since 2005, just to keep him out of Read More

2023: Ex-Kogi governor backs Bala Mohammed’s presidential bid

June 30, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

A former governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has said that the Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has the qualities to become Nigeria’s next president in 2023, declaring his support for the governor’s presidential ambition. Idris, a two-term governor, made the assertion when members of Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguard (BAM-V), a group canvassing support for Governor Mohammed, to Read More

2023: Umahi, Kalu, Onyeama, others score low on mock presidential polls

June 17, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

To authenticate the clamour for a Nigerian president of Igbo extraction come 2023, chairman of Enugu State Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Ben Nwoye, has challenged politicians in the region to declare their ambition to run for the office. Nwoye said one did not get something by merely wishing or saying it but should rather start Read More

Breaking: Tinubu’s posters flood Abuja

June 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Posters of the national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, have flooded parts of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja even as Nigeria celebrates her democracy day anniversary. The posters which carries Tinubu’s bold picture and name surfaced on Sunday strategically pasted on public infrastructure like traffic kiosks, bus stops and other public places in the nation’s Read More

2023: Matters arising as Ayade joins the APC

June 2, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The defection of the Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has elicited a lot of reactions ahead of the 2023 general elections, ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU writes The defection of the Cross River state governor, Prof Ben Ayade, from the opposition PDP to the APC did not come Read More