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Tinubu/Shettima ticket is victory for APC, says Gov Buni

2022-07-14

Tinubu/Shettima ticket is victory for APC, says Gov Buni.   Tinubu/Shettima ticket is a victory for APC, says Gov Buni Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has congratulated the APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for the choice of a worthy Vice Presidential candidate, Sen. Kashim Shettima.   The Governor who was the former Chairman APC Caretaker Committee described the Tinubu/Shettima ticket as a victory ticket for the party. He said the choice of Shettima, will enrich the fortunes of the party with bright chances of victory in the 2023 general election.   This...

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2023: Kwankwaso, Sowore�s names missing on INEC portal

2022-07-13

2023: Kwankwaso, Sowore’s names missing on INEC portal The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that two political parties are yet to upload their nominations for the 2023 presidential election. INEC National Commissioner in charge of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, identified the two parties as the New Nigeria People’s Party and the African Action Congress. Okoyo made this known in a statement on Wednesday, reiterating that the political parties still have three days for the nomination of candidates for the election. A former Kano...

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Lagos PDP Not A Serious Party, Governance Not A Circus � APC

2022-07-13

2023: Lagos PDP Not A Serious Party, Governance Not A Circus – APC. The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said governance is a serious business and not a circus, stressing that Lagosians would not allow it to be turned into a needless experiment. The ruling party was reacting to the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pick comic actress Funke Akindele as its deputy governorship candidate for Lagos State. The PDP governorship candidate in Lagos State, Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor had defended his decision to pick a Nollywood actress as his running...

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UK Prime Minister: Nigeria-born Kemi Badenoch, Seven Others

2022-07-13

UK Prime Minister: Nigeria-born Kemi Badenoch, Seven Others Pass First Stage In Race To Succeed Boris Johnson. Also, other candidates who received at least 20 nominations to become the UK Prime Minister include Suella Braverman, Jeremy Hunt, Penny Mordaunt, Rishi Sunak, Tom Tugendhat, Liz Truss and Nadhim Zahawi Nigeria-born woman, Kemi Badenoch, and seven other candidates have passed the first stage in the race to succeed the resigned British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Also, other candidates who received at least 20 nominations to become the UK Prime Minister include Suella Braverman,...

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Osun: Police declare war on vote-buyers, deploy detectives

2022-07-13

Osun: Police declare war on vote-buyers, and deploy detectives. • Over 23,100 security officials deployed as Osun prepares for gov poll Ahead of the Saturday governorship election in Osun State, the police and other security agencies, including the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, have declared war on vote-buyers and mapped out strategies to checkmate their activities. To curb the malpractices during the poll, the security agencies have deployed detectives, including undercover operatives, to monitor the election and apprehend vote-buyers. The deployment of police personnel...

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Osun election result will be announced within 12 hours

2022-07-12

Osun election result will be announced within 12 hours –Osun REC, Prof Raji. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Osun State, Professor Abdulganiy Olayinka Raji, has assured that the results of the Osun gubernatorial election will be announced within 12 hours. Prof. Raji made this known during his welcome address at the INEC Osun election stakeholders meeting on the governorship election on Monday in Osogbo. Raji, while unveiling steps taken by the Commission to ensure a free, fair, inclusive, and conclusive election on Saturday,...

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They will labour to death: Tinubu knocks PDP, LP at Osun Ral

2022-07-12

They will labour to death:’ Tinubu knocks PDP, LP at APC rally in Osun. Bola Tinubu said oppositions of the APC in the July 16 Governorship election in Osun will labor in vain till they die.   The presidential candidate of the APC stated this during the party’s mega rally in Osun on Tuesday.   He urged the people of Osun to come out massively and vote for APC.   Tinubu said: “I ask you to please do the same thing you did in Ekiti. Come out with your PVCs and vote massively for APC.   “The voting is now in your hand. Be very...

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Northern APC Christians: We Shall No Longer Campaign Tinubu

2022-07-12

Why we can no longer campaign for Tinubu’s presidential bid – Northern APC Christians. CHRISTIANS of Northern extraction in the All Progressive Congress (APC) have said they can no longer campaign for the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, because of his choice of a Muslim running mate. They made this position known in a communiqué issued to journalists, on Tuesday, following an emergency meeting of the group in Abuja where the issue of the religious coloration of the APC’s presidential ticket and its implication for the nation was on...

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APC Decision of Muslim Muslim Ticket Is What Will Work -Kuka

2022-07-12

Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, has said the decision by the APC to present a Muslim-Muslim ticket was a teamwork based on calculation of what would work for the party.   In a statement he personally signed on Monday, Kukah said the decision by Bola Tinubu to pick Kashim Shettima as his running mate should not be a thing to worry about, while those angered by the development should support other candidates they feel are better. The statement reads: “This is what you call team selection and everybody will choose depending on what they think...

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IPOB�s Biafra Agitations In South-East Have Slowed Down-Gumi

2022-07-12

IPOB’s Biafra Agitations In South-East Have Slowed Down Due To Peter Obi’s Presidential Bid – Sheikh Gumi In a statement he posted on his Facebook page, the cleric said the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB’s support for Obi had indicated that the Biafran agitation was political. Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said that the emergence of former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, as the Labour Party’s presidential candidate for the 2023 general elections has brought relative peace to the South-East region. In a statement he posted on his Facebook page,...

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Shettima: Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, Resigns Membership Of APC

2022-07-12

Shettima: Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, Resigns Membership Of APC.   Nollywood actor, Kenneth Okonkwo, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress over the choice of Kashim Shettima as the running mate of the party's presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. He revealed this in a letter shared on his Instagram page on Monday. Part of the letter read, “Recall that joined APC because of its Constitutional vow, as true Progressives and Patriots, to eliminate all forms of discrimination and social injustice in Nigeria… “Those ideals are now alien to the...

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Senator Abbo Resign From Tinubu Support Group

2022-07-11

Muslim- Muslim Ticket: Senator Abbo resigns from Tinubu’s support group. * Says his Conscience will not allow him to Campaign for the APC Presidential Candidate and his Running Mate * Says Choice of Muslim-Muslim ticket is irresponsible, insensitive and ignorant of the Nation’s political system FOLLOWING the nomination of Senator Kassim Shettima, Borno Central, a Muslim as the running mate to the party’s Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, also a Muslim ahead of the 2023 general elections, Senator Ishaku Abbo, APC, Adamawa North has dumped the Tinubu...

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