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2023: Northern region wants a southerner to succeed Buhari- Survey

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, results from a survey across Nigeria by political pressure groups have indicated a preference for the Southern part of the country to succeed President Buhari. The survey by the Inter-Party Presidential Consensus Forum (IPCF) also said the Northern region is rooting for a Southern candidate as Nigeria’s next president. The group has now called ...

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INEC expresses worry over low voter registration in Yobe

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Yobe State has expressed concern over low voter registration in the Continuous Voter Registration, CVR, exercise in the state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Ahmed Makama expressed concern in Damaturu when he received a commendation letter presented to the commission by Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Yobe chapter. The REC, represented by Alhaji Abatcha ...

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Nigeria should be rescued from reckless elites in control of governance-Jega

A former Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, on Wednesday called on Nigerian workers to quickly wake up and rescue the country. According to him, Nigeria should be rescued from a few reckless elites in control of the governance process who are running the country aground”. Jega, a Professor of Political Science, Bayero University, Kano, specifically said ...

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Nigeria votes against Putin’s decision at UN Assembly

Nigeria, along with 140 countries, on Wednesday, voted to demand the immediate withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine. The United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution that “demands” Russia’s “immediately” withdrawal from Ukraine. This represents a powerful rebuke of Moscow’s invasion by most of the world’s nations. After over two days of extraordinary debate, 141 out of 193 member ...

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APC National Leader, Tinubu returns to Nigeria from UK

Bola Tinubu, an All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential aspirant has returned to Nigeria. Tinubu returned to Nigeria from the United Kingdom, UK, on Sunday, at about 8 pm. The flight carrying the APC National Leader touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos and he was received by some leaders of his campaign team. Tinubu had a few weeks ...

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APC has been rigging governorship poll in Lagos- Bode George

Ex-Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, said people of Lagos should expect their votes to count in the 2023 General Election, He claimed that PDP had always been rigged out in past elections through various forms of manipulation, but would be difficult doing that anymore. The political bigwig made this statement in an interview he ...

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2023 Presidency: Why Nigeria urgently needs an executioner- Lai Omotola

The Group Managing Director of CFL Group, Lai Omotola has lent his voice about current state of the nation as political players are rehearsing towards the 2023 general elections. Speaking during the 12th edition of the the annual end of year press conference at the company’s head office in Maryland Lagos on Tuesday, Omotola noted that for the country to ...

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APC chieftain backs dialogue in resolving IPOB challenges

A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Celestine Ugochukwu Chukwuneye has thrown its weight  the call for dialogue to resolve the separatist agitation in the Southeast, being championed by the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB). Ugochukwu said it is better to adopt the carrot and stick approach in the resolution of such issues, rather than the ...

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Why Nigeria may remain undeveloped forever- Ayo Adebanjo

Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has insisted that  Nigeria may remain undeveloped forever. According to him, this is possible  if the country’s constitution is not reviewed before the 2023 general election. He also declared “if my son emerges as a Presidential candidate of any political party, I will not support him if Nigeria is not restructured”. He also asked the ...

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2023: Northern Youths urged to vote out leaders holding Nigeria ransom

Alhaji Shehu Dalhatu, has advised northern students to mobilise themselves in the 2023 general elections to replace all manifestations of bad leadership at all levels that have held the country to ransom in the past 20 years. A Dalhatu, Chairman, Maitama Sule Leadership Lecture series organised by the Students Wing, Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) at the College of Education, ...

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