Monthly Archives: July 2021

Anambra Guber: INEC should be fair and unbiased- ADC Chairman

The African Democratic Congress (ADC), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure neutrality, fairness and transparency in the conduct of the Anambra governorship election. The statement was made by the National Chairman of the party, Mr. Raph Nwosu, in a statement issued  in Awka, the state capital. He appealed to the electorate  participate actively in the ...

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Four House of Representatives members dump PDP for APC

The gale of defections that have hit the political scene in Nigeria continued on Tuesday as four  members of the House of Representatives elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Zamfara State on Tuesday defected to the All Progressives Congress(APC). According to the lawmakers, the crisis within the party caused their action. They are Bello Hassan ...

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2023: Crisis may erupt if Presidency is not zoned to the south- Itse Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has supported Southern governors’ position next president must emerge from the Southern part in 2023. It will be recalled that that the governors from Southern states of the country agreed that its region must produce the next President. Acccording to Sagay, zoning the presidency to the ...

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Atiku to Buhari: Stop pretending all is well with Nigeria, do the needful

The former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has called on President Buhari-led government began to live up to its responsibilities. The former number two man said this while condemning the abduction of an unspecified number of students from Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi, Chikun local government area of the state. He described the incident as one too ...

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2023: Northern elders blast southern governors for insisting on southern presidency

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has kicked against the position of the Southern governors that the South should produce the President come 2023. The Forum vowed that  the North would not be compelled into yielding a democratically elected office. The forum made its position through its Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed. According to him, yielding through blackmail or ...

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Buhari should have done what is expected of a true leader- Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has lamented the manner in which the embattled IPOB leader, Nnamadi Kanu was arrested. He added that President Mohammadu Buhari should have initially done what is expected of a true leader. According to him, there will be  ‘huge squawk’ if the truth is known about how Kanu was nabbed by the Nigerian government. The Don  gave ...

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Council Poll: Sanwo-Olu’s aide canvases massive votes for APC

Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Development Agenda for Western Nigeria (DAWN) Commission, Adekunle Olayinka has enjoined members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ifako-Ijaiye and Ojokoro to deliver massive votes for the party during the council election scheduled to take place this month. Olayinka, who made the remark while hosting members of the group in Ifako-Ijaiye and ...

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Just in: Next President of Nigeria must come from South- Southern Governors

After intensive deliberations on state of the nation, the Governors from the southern part of Nigeria have jointly agreed that Nigeria’s next president should come from the sregion. The Governors who met in Lagos on Monday also set September 21, 2021, as the deadline for the promulgation of anti-open grazing law among its member states. The information was released by ...

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I didn’t join APC to stop killings in Zamfara- Matawalle denies report

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara State has reacted to a news report that he was quoted to have said he ‘joined the APC so as to stop the killing of innocent citizens in the state.’ The report was credited to to TOS Tv Network by Sahelian Times. Speaking in a press statement signed by his Director General, Press Affairs, ...

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El-Rufai: At age 62, I am too hold to contest for presidency

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has opened up on why he would not contest the 2023 presidency. According to him,  he would not contest due to his age. Speaking with BBC,  he said he cannot rule Nigeria at 62 because he is too old.. He added that being the president of Nigeria was a very serious job he ...

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