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I’ll be President of all Nigerians – Saraki

I'll be President of all Nigerians - Saraki

A former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, informed Nigerians that he would use his portfolio of experience to advance the democratic values of the country. While promising “to be President for all”, because he represented “a Nigerian identity …

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Jonathan submits APC forms Friday, Emefiele shuns resignation calls

Jonathan submits APC forms Friday, Emefiele shuns resignation calls

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s backers in the All Progressives Congress on Thursday pressed on with the moves to field the ex-President as the APC’s consensus presidential candidate. The Fulani group, which on Monday obtained the APC’s N100m presidential nomination …

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PDP Shuns Calls For Zoning, Throws Presidential Ticket Open

PDP Shuns Calls For Zoning, Throws Presidential Ticket Open

After very extensive deliberation, NEC aligned with the recommendation of the PDP National Zoning Committee that the Presidential Election should now be thrown open. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has thrown open its ticket for the 2023 presidential election, shunning …

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2023: PDP may dump zoning as NEC meets over Ortom report

2023: PDP may dump zoning as NEC meets over Ortom report

• Concerns mount over appointment of convention planning committee• Court orders speedy hearing of suit challenging PDP’s primary• Umahi: If Jonathan joins APC, it’ll be one of the wonders of this century All eyes will be on the major opposition …

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I’ll surpass our founding fathers’ dream, says Tinubu

I’ll surpass our founding fathers’ dream, says Tinubu

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress and presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has promised to work towards creating a stronger and more prosperous Nigeria that will surpass the dreams of the country’s founding fathers. According to a statement issued …

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Goodluck Jonathan Debunks Rumours Of Defection To APC

Jonathan Debunks Rumours Of Defection To APC

Nigeria’s former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has debunked claimed that he moved to the All Progressives Congress (APC) and purchased an Expression of Interest form for president at the party. This information was revealed by his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu …

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Emefiele’s 2023 ‘aspiration’ rattles financial experts, lawyers

Emefiele’s 2023 ‘aspiration’ rattles financial experts, lawyers

• Fasua: Injection of CBN chief, Adesina points to more complex game plan• He has no moral, ethical reason to remain in office, say lawyers  • HEDA petitions ICPC to investigate Emefiele After months of speculation, the picking of expression of …

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North plots to retain power, Afenifere, PANDEF, others allege

North plots to retain power, Afenifere, PANDEF, others allege

  • Obi, Umahi, Ngige, Okorocha, Anyim, others meet over zoning• Nigeria must give Southeast a chance, says Clark• Adebanjo: APC dividing South to retain power in North• Only equity, justice will save Nigeria, Nzuko Umunna At a time when Northern …

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2023: INEC budgets N239bn for poll materials, presidential run-off

2023: INEC budgets N239bn for poll materials, presidential run-off

  The Independent National Electoral Commission will spend not less than N239.2bn on procuring voting materials and vehicles that will be used in the 2023 general election. This is according to the 2023 General Election Project Plan that was launched …

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Buhari’s spokesmen inefficient, poor writers, says Kukah

Buhari’s spokesmen inefficient, poor writers, says Kukah

  The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, said he was looking forward to a debate with the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and presidential spokespersons, Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu, over the country’s state of affairs. Kukah also accused …

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Why I ran round stadium during presidency declaration – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi Resigns As Transportation Minister Over Presidential Ambition, After Buhari's Directive

  Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has revealed why he ran round the Port Harcourt stadium in Rivers State during his official declaration as a presidential aspirant for 2023 elections. The former Rivers State Governor opened up in Ile-Ife, Osun …

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2023 intrigues: Osinbajo woos APC lawmakers as Adamu, Kyari stand down

2023 intrigues: Osinbajo woos APC lawmakers as Adamu, Kyari stand down

  • Buhari didn’t impose party chairman, Orji Kalu insists.• Yahaya Bello flays rotational presidency, okays competence• PDP zoning c’ttee submits report, awaits NEC review• How I contested guber seat four times before victory, by Atiku Vice President Yemi Osinbajo …

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Osinbajo joins presidential race, meets 12 APC governors

Osinbajo joins presidential race, meets 12 APC governors

  After months of speculation and consultation, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday joined the presidential race ahead of the primary of the All Progressives Congress which comes up next month. Osinbajo at a dinner he hosted at the Presidential Villa …

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Osinbajo to disclose intention ‘in a matter of days’

Osinbajo joins presidential race, meets 12 APC governors

  Barring any last-minute change, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, will ‘in a matter of days’ disclose his position on the 2023 presidential election. A top presidency source told The Guardian last night that Osinbajo feels it’s the right time …

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Presidency: I won’t bow to APC’s intimidation, declares Wike

Presidency: I won’t bow to APC’s intimidation, declares Wike

  Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says he is fully prepared for the assignment of being the President of Nigeria, saying he has the capacity to address lingering issues of insecurity and poor national economy. Wike maintained that Nigerians can …

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Buhari knocks PDP over APC convention criticism

Nigeria, others’ debts relief request at advanced stage – FG

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Sunday in Abuja, formally congratulated the Abdullahi Adamu-led 79-member National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress that emerged at the just concluded convention in Abuja. He also said the unity of members …

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APC convention: Buhari battles last-minute crisis, summons govs, chairmanship aspirants’ fail to agree

APC convention: Buhari battles last-minute crisis, summons govs, chairmanship aspirants’ fail to agree

In a bid to save the All Progressives Congress from collapse at the national convention, which holds on Saturday, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, held a series of meetings with governors, party leaders and APC members …

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Tambuwal rejects zoning, South-West PDP insists on southern presidency

Tambuwal rejects zoning, South-West PDP insists on southern presidency

  South-West zone of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Tuesday, insisted that Nigeria’s next President should emerge from the southern part of the country. The party, at an extended zonal caucus meeting held at the Oyo State Government House, Agodi, …

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Soludo sworn in as Anambra governor, retains Obiano’s SSG

Soludo sworn in as Anambra governor, retains Obiano’s SSG

  There was a mild drama at the Government House, Awka, on Thursday, as Prof Chukwuma Soludo took his oath of office as the sixth governor of Anambra State. The fight between the wife of the immediate past governor, Ebelechukwu …

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Electoral bill: Malami, Amaechi barred from primaries, Senate rejects Buhari’s request

Electoral bill: Malami, Amaechi barred from primaries, Senate rejects Buhari’s request

  The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; and other political appointees believed to interested in elective offices will not be able to participate in the …

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