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

2023 election: Which path to follow?

November 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

The 2023 presidential election has been a major discourse across the country. Nigerians seem to be in dilemma over who to cast their votes for. The candidates desirous of ruling Nigeria appear to be desperate . During the presidential campaign of 2015, the current President Muhammadu Buhari promised Nigerians heaven on earth. One of the promises by Buhari was that Read More

My assets seized because of presidential ambition– Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi

October 27, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

A former presidential aspirant, Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi, has stated that she had to pay a high price for contesting for the presidency after her assets were allegedly seized.Okunnu-Lamidi made headlines earlier this year as the first woman to declare interest in the presidency ahead of the 2023 general elections.She sought the presidential ticket of the Social Democratic Party but Prince Adewole Read More

4 months to 2023 presidential election, INEC reveals number of registered voters in Nigeria

October 27, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday said following the its cleaning up of newly registered voters, the remaining 9,518,188 new voters have been added to existing register of 84,004,084 voters to bring it to 93,522,272 million voters. INEC Chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu stated this at the third quarterly meeting with political parties at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. He Read More

JUST IN: Presidential candidates, party chairmen set to sign peace accord

September 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Some presidential candidates and chairmen of the 18 registered political parties have started arriving the International Conference Centre (ICC) for the 1st signing of the National Peace Accord ahead of the 2023 general elections. The peace accord is organised by the National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar and Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah. The initiative Read More

Presidential poll: How candidates stand based on INEC data

September 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

As the stage is set for the commencement of the presidential campaigns for the2023 general elections ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU examines how the candidates of the three major political parties stand based on new data emanating from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The presidential and National Assembly elections are slated for February 25, 2023, on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Read More

2023: How sentiments may decide where the pendulum swings

August 26, 2022 Blueprint 0

Few months to the 2023 general elections comments on the presidential election are sliding towards ethnic and religious debates leading to speculation that outcome of the poll may be influenced by sentiments. TOPE SUNDAY writes. Debates over the 2023 presidential election have continued to dominate the conventional and new media, especially the social media space. Supporters and party members are Read More

What kind of president do you wish for your country?

August 12, 2022 Tahir Ibrahim Tahir 0

I would want a pro-democracy activist. A steadfast democrat who stood firm in the spitfire storm of military rule, and canvassed for the return to democracy. One who used his resources to support democratic compatriots in their quest for transparent and good governance. That person that was a rallying point, even abroad, for like minds who emigrated to find exile Read More

Pictures: Deliver Nigeria, Peter Obi prays at Dunamis church

July 30, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Labor party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Friday night, prayed for Nigeria on his visit to Dunamis International Gospel Centre in Abuja. Holding a Nigerian flag, while on his knees, he prayed for Nigeria saying, “God we have no other country except this one, God deliver us, God heal us, God librate us, we have no nation except this one, Read More

VIDEO: Atiku exposes Tinubu ahead 2023 presidential election

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Presidential candidate under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has described the Muslim-Muslim ticket by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), as “unwelcoming and unripe for Nigeria as a democratic state”. Atiku made this known, Friday, during an interview with Arise TV. When asked to comment on the Muslim-Muslim ticket, the former VP said, “My fundamental Read More

#Wike: I only picked better candidate – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said he did not pick Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, as his running mate because he wanted someone he could work with “amicably”. The former vice-president spoke during a live show with Arise TV, Friday. The PDP candidate had earlier picked Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta, as Read More

Insecurity: APC govt ‘ve betrayed Northerners – Kachikwu

July 14, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Dumebi kachikwu has blamed bad governance for the high-level of insecurity and poverty in Northern region of Nigeria, adding that the current administration of All Progressives Congress (APC) have betrayed Northerners, especially in the North-west zone. Speaking during the consultative meeting with the North-west zonal leaders of the party, Thursday in Abuja, Read More

2023: Muslim-Muslim ticket ‘ll affect Nation’s stability, group warns, writes Buhari

July 3, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A group, Nigeria Democracy Defence Watch (NDDW) has warned on the danger of presenting a Muslim/Muslim ticket by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 presidential election, warning that such development will not only be a threat to national stability but could also retard peace and security in Nigeria.  In a 7-page letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari, Read More

Killings: Presidency warns against hasty response to cruel viral videos

The Presidency Wednesday cautioned against what it referred to as “any knee-jerk reactions, the creation of panic, disruption of lives and livelihoods, or even retaliatory violence” following the viral videos of the alleged killings of non-indigenes by the Eastern Security Network (ESN) and its mother group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). This was contained in a statement issued by Read More

2023: How presidential polls ‘ll be won and lost – Primate Ezeanyache

May 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

Primate Belonwu Ezeanyache, founder of Sword of Life Ministries, in 2015, predicted the second coming of Muhammadu Buhari as President. Prior to this, he had made other predictions published in the national dailies which came to pass. In this interview with EMEKA NZE, he discloses that the ongoing electoral process will witness disruption and a man named ‘Elrufai’ will emerge Read More

Politics of APC presidential nomination

May 11, 2022 Charles Onunaiju 0

The clique directing the noxious game of the ridiculous proliferation of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress is utterly graceless, shameless and self-serving in its desperation to foist a smokescreen of democratic and popular choice of candidate for the presidential poll, scheduled for next year. The entire exercise of picking nomination and expression of Read More

Nigeria-2023: Stripping the presidential hopefuls

May 3, 2022 Prof. MK Othman 0

On one of my trips to the USA after the 2015 presidential election in Nigeria, I met a flamboyant Nigerian on transit. As we were struggling to introduce ourselves, he fished out his business card and tossed it to me. I carefully studied the card and observed a spectacular expression, written boldly “Former Presidential Aspirant in Nigeria”. I looked at Read More

Breaking: Northern PDP presidential consensus arrangement collapses, Tambuwal pulls out

April 22, 2022 Editor 0

The initial presidential consensus arrangement for northern aspirants in People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has collapsed. To this end, the Governor of Sokoto state and PDP presidential aspirant, Aminu Tambuwal, has pulled out. This was disclosed in a press statement by the Tambuwal Campaign Organization (TCO) on Friday night in Abuja. The terse statement signed by Nicholas Msheliza, Director Organisation and Read More

APC presidential ticket: Zoning has left Nigeria backward – Yahaya Bello

April 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Kogi state governor and one of the presidential aspirants of the All progressive congress (APC) Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has decried the agitation for zoning ahead of ruling party’s presidential primary election, saying zoning has not helped Nigeria since 1960. The governor, however, asked Nigerians to place priority on competence, capacity and political will to develop the Natio. Speaking at an Read More

APC presidential ticket: Osinbajo not my son – Tinubu

April 11, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and one of the frontline presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said he has no son grown enough to contest the ticket of the ruling party with him. Tinubu, who met behind a closed-door with some governors of the party to seek support and encouragement Monday in Abuja, said Read More