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Abroad based Nigerian should succeed Buhari in 2023- APC South Africa

The All Progressive Congress APC, South African chapter says it is hopeful that a Nigerian from the diaspora would succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. The statement was made by Bola Babarinde, Chairman of APC in South Africa,  after Philip Idaewor, Chairman of Forum of APC Diaspora, declared his intention to run for Nigeria’s presidency in 2023. It will be recalled ...

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APC top chieftain blasts Governors who totally depend on federal allocation

A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Adamawa State, Abdullahi Musa has said it is a shame that some governors cannot do anything in their state without federal allocation from Abuja. Speaking in a press interview in Yola that governors routinely wait for handouts from Abuja instead of sourcing their funds from within. He said Adamawa State in ...

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Why I have not been in Nigeria for few years- Atiku

Former Vice-President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has explained why he has not been in Nigeria for years. It should be noted that there have been rumours that Atiku relocated to Dubai after losing the 2019 election to President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking after the PDP Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting on Thursday, Atiku claimed he left the country to study at ...

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2023: Nigerians should expect surprises between now and next year- Dickson

A former Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dicksona who is also a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that there will be a shock in the country between now and next year because there will be seasons of decamping Dickson, the current Senator representing Bayelsa State said this on Channels Television’s Politics Today, on Wednesday. He noted ...

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Why Nigeria should adopt single term rotational presidency- Ekweremadu

Ex-Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has called  the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to reflect a single term rotational presidency. He said this on Monday in Lagos while speaking at Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Branch Law Week 2021 with the theme “The Nigeria of Our Dreams.” It should be noted that Ekweremadu is the Chairman of the Senate ...

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Nigeria must be restructured no alternative, says don

President General of Okpe Union, Professor Igho Natufe, has said that restructuring will foster federalism. ‘’Our contribution to Nigerian development shall be influenced by the tenets of federalism. As a component of the Nigerian federation of ethnic nationalities, we endorse the call for restructuring the Nigerian federal system in accordance with the notion of federalism,’’ he said. Natufe spoke at ...

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I have never used political power to oppress people- Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has vowed that he has never and will never use political power to punish people. Acccording to him, he made the vow before even joining politics. The soft spoken politician made this remark while giving an address at the 50th birthday celebration of Apostle Charles Osazuwa, President of the Rock of Ages Christian Assembly in Benin ...

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Imo gov, Uzodinma boots out 20 Commissioners

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma has sacked  20 of his 28 commissioners. At the end of the usual weekly Executive Council meeting, Wednesday, the Governor said the dissolution became necessary to rejig and reenergise the system for maximum productivity. The ministries whose Commissioners were retained in the dissolution include Finance, Science and Technology, Health, Works, Information, Youths and Sports, Women ...

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“Let’s listen to Kumuyi to have a better country,” Femi Adeshina tells Nigerians

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has appealed to Nigerians not to.give up on their country over numerous challenges facing it currently. He  stated this in this week’s edition of Fridays With Adesina, titled ‘NIGERIA WILL FLY AGAIN: WE CAN BELIEVE KUMUYI’. In this week article, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman lauded the General Overseer ...

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Nigeria’s security challenges have political undertone, Akpabio claims

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said that the security challenges Nigeria is facing is linked to politics, most especially 2023 elections. The Minister stated this in Abuja at the APC National Secretariat when he spoke with journalists on Thursday. “I think most of the problems are politically motivated. “So, we must use our binoculars to be ...

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