Anambra governorship: Ifeanyi Ubah plans ‘digital capturing’ of supporters

Candidate of the Young Progressives Party for the forthcoming Anambra governorship election, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, says he has concluded arrangements to start digital capturing of all his supporters in the state. The senator in a statement by his media office on Saturday said the 10-day exercise would simultaneously take place with the YPP membership registration exercise, slated to start on July 28. The statement explained that the digital capturing exercise would be coordinated by the Ifeanyi Ubah Foundation, while the YPP National Secretariat would handle the membership registration. It read…

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APC Has No Zoning Agreement on 2023 Presidency -Yahaya Bello

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, yesterday rekindled the controversy over the rotational presidency with a declaration that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has no zoning arrangement. His view is contrary to those of Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasiru el-Rufai, and Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), that the 2023 presidency be zoned to the South after the expiration of the tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari, in compliance with the understanding reached by the party’s leaders during the merger talks before 2015 general election. El-Rufai had…

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Yahaya Bello explains why Fani-Kayode did not join APC

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has explained why former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode did not join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He spoke on Politics Today, Channels Television programme monitored by The Nation, Recall that The Nation had reported that Yahaya Bello, in a two minutes video, claimed the former minister had dumped the PDP for the APC. Also, viral photos of Fani-Kayode meeting with the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello and the APC interim National Chairman, Mala Buni did set many tongues wagging. However, Fani-Kayode refuted reports…

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My loyalty to President Buhari unquestionable -Oshiomole

Former Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomole, yesterday, pledged his unalloyed loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari, insisting his commitment to Mr. President is unquestionable. Oshiomole was reacting to insinuations that he is fighting the leadership of the APC and the President following his reported disagreement with the ongoing nationwide membership revalidation exercise of the party. In a statement, Oshiomole clarified, “Even in expressing my reservation about the use of the word ‘revalidation’, I also at the same time acknowledged the necessity to carry out the…

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Omisore Defects to APC

Mr Omisore was the governorship candidate of SDP during the 2018 gubernatorial election, in which he came third. A former deputy governor of Osun State, Iyiola Omisore, has formally decamped from the Social Democratic Party (SDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Omisore was the governorship candidate of SDP during the 2018 gubernatorial election and he came third in the poll. He later threw his weight behind the APC at the re-run of the governorship election after Gboyega Oyetola, the APC’s candidate, lost to Ademola Adeleke of the…

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Fayose approved my defection to APC – Ekiti ex-PDP secretary

Former Ekiti State Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Tope Aluko, on Monday, dumped the party to join the All Progressives Congress. Aluko, an ally of former governor Ayodele Fayose, who announced his decision at an event held at the APC Ward B Secretariat, in Irepodun/Ifelodun Council area of the state, described the APC as a blessing to his Iyin Ekiti hometown. He said, “I can boldly say that the APC remains the only party to align with at this present time. All Tope Aluko followers are currently enlisting into…

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2023: Low Turnout As Yoruba Summit Pushes For Tinubu Presidency

Stakeholders in the South-West geopolitical zone, on Thursday, insisted that the region must produce the next president of the country even as they pushed for the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. It was at the summit on ‘Yoruba Nation: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow’ organised in Ibadan by a Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Yoruba Patriots Movement (YPM). The summit was, however, held amidst low turnout. It was learnt that though all the South-West governors, except Governor Gboyega Oyetola who was represented, shunned the meeting.…

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‘Tinubu has paid his dues politically, let’s support him for 2023 Presidency’

Rep. Babatunde Hunpe, representing Badagry Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, on Monday urged Nigerians to support Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s presidential ambition in 2023. Hunpe told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Badagry that Tinubu, National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), had paid his dues politically in the country. According to him, Tinubu has assisted many Nigerians to attain different political leadership in this country. “So, what we should do to reward him now is to support him, if he wants to contest the 2023 presidential…

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2023: Why Bauchi Gov Should Succeed PMB – S/South Group

The South-South zone of the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations for Transparency and Good Governance, hasdescribed Bauchi State governor,Senator Bala Mohammed, as the best choice to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, due to his detribalised nature. South-South zonal coordinator ofthe group, Chief Henry Ebikefe Nabena, who addressed newsmen in Port Harcourt at the weekend, stated that Mohammed, who was former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is devoid of nepotism. Nabena further stated that the Bauchi State governor’s doggedness and ability to fix the numerous challenges confronting the…

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Museveni Re-Elected For The 6th Time As Uganda President

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni won a decisive re-election victory on Saturday, elections officials said, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud and said citizens should reject the result. Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, won 34.83% of the vote, according to the commission. Museveni,76, has been in power for 35 years and campaigned for another term arguing his long experience makes him a good leader. Earlier, Wine accused Museveni of fabricating the results and called the poll “the most fraudulent election in the history of Uganda”. In…

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