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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:…
28 Jul
Renowned flutist and one-time president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Tee Mac Omatshola Iseli, has claimed that All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Bola Tinubu is unfit to rule Nigeria. Although Tinubu, a former Lagos State governor, celebrated his 70th birthday in March, Tee Mac claimed that the APC candidate is his…
23 Jul
Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, says the selection of his running mate has nothing to do with religious faith.
22 Jul
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar said it is difficult for a miracle to happen for Labour Party candidate Peter Obi to win the 2023 presidential election. Atiku, a former vice president, during an interview on Arise TV, said he is not expecting Peter Obi and Labour Party to pull…
22 Jul
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has given the reason he chose Delta State governor Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate over Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike. Atiku, a former vice president, picked Okowa as his running mate in June amid stiff opposition by some PDP members and governors who…
19 Jul
Barring last minutes changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will formally unveil its Vice Presidential Candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima, to the Nigerian public today. (Wednesday) APC's national organising secretary, Mr Sulaiman Muhammad Argungu told journalists on Tuesday. Members of the National Executive Committee (NEC), the Progressives Governors' Forum, APC Caucus in the National Assembly,…
19 Jul
Analysts at CardinalStone Partners Limited have stated that the build-up to the 2023 election will keep foreign investors at bay and throw up more financial account-related concerns.

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The Enugu State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Peter Mbah on Saturday received a hero’s welcome at the 2022 Cultural Day of the Association of Enugu State Development Unions (AESDU), Lagos State, held at the General TY Burutai Sports Complex. Nigerian Army Cantonment, Ikeja, Lagos State. Mbah who was described by…