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1 Sep
Mrs Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, daughter of All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential flagbearer, Sen. Bola Tinubu says her father will use his experience as governor to develop Nigeria. Tinubu-Ojo, the head of Lagos State Markets (Iyaloja General), said this on Thursday in Abuja, while accepting her appointment as grand patroness of a support group, the Tinubu Vanguard.…
31 Aug
Ahead of the 2023 poll, members of the progressives clan insist that the presidential candidate of the opposition Labour party (LP), Mr Peter Obi cannot withstand his rival of the ruling All progressive congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The group led by Mr. Bayo Adedosu in a statement in Abuja justified his position arguing that…
22 Aug
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Nigerians that the results of the 2023 general elections will be transmitted electronically...
15 Aug
President of Omaluegwuoku Progressive Initiative (OPI), Amb. Mrs. Ginika Tor has assured that the presidential candidate of the ruling All progressive congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu would address the alleged marginalisation of Ndigbo in the country if voted into power. Speaking at 'Igbo Kwenu 4 Asiwaju' town hall meeting in Keffi on Monday, he remarked…
15 Aug
Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai on Monday gave a cryptic response to a planned 'two million man' march for Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi in the state. Some supporters of Peter Obi, a former governor of Anambra State, on Twitter have been trending a march to solicit votes for the Labour Party candidate in…
12 Aug
Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has asked a court to declare him the winner of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) primary election and sack Atiku Abubakar from being the presidential candidate. Wike and a PDP chieftain, Newgent Ekamon sued Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; and the PDP over the conduct of the presidential primary of…
11 Aug
Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi described the political structure of All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party ((PDP) as 'stomach infrastructure' that has brought more hardship for millions of Nigerians in the last two decades. Obi said this during an address at the Labour Party Coalition for Peter Obi (CPO) Summit at…
10 Aug
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has urged members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who would be participating in the conduct of the 2023 general elections to avoid being used to rig the polls. El-Rufai made the call at the closing ceremony of the orientation course organised for members of 2022 Batch B (Stream…
6 Aug
The recently concluded governorship election in Osun State has once again brought to fore the issue of voters’ apathy in the country. According to reports, out of the over 1,955,657 registered voters in the state, only a little over 800,000 turned out on Election Day. A similar scenario played out in the last Local Government…
3 Aug
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission would be neutral in the 2023 general elections, noting that it has no preferred candidate or political party. Yakubu stated this on Wednesday at the 4th Abubakar Momoh memorial lecture on "Electoral Act 2022: Imperatives for Political Parties and the 2023…
2 Aug
Uwemedimo Nwoko, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), life bencher, activist and immediate past Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Akwa Ibom state, in this interview with AYOYINKA JEGEDE
1 Aug
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise. This is despite pleas from Nigerians and relevant stakeholders urging the commission to extend the deadline. The Guardian observed on Monday that INEC's registration portal - https://cvr.inecnigeria.org/home/index is no longer for active for new applicants. A notice on the website reads:…

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