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27 Jun
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a purported leaked document claiming it budgeted N6.5 trillion for vote-buying to ensure victory at the 2023 presidential election. Felix Morka, the APC National Publicity Secretary in a statement on Monday in Abuja, described the document as fake and the handiwork of mischief-makers. “The attention of the APC…
27 Jun
Sen. Bola Tinubu, a 2023 presidential candidate and one of the national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has travelled out of the country to France. According to a statement by Mr Tunde Rahman in the Media Office on Monday in Abuja, Tinubu travelled early Monday morning after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at…
22 Jun
The Department of State Services (DSS) has said the spread of fake news and hate speeches on social media poses the biggest threat to the 2023 general elections. The agency, therefore, warned against misinformation and unguarded statements that could derail efforts to deepen Nigeria's democracy. Responding to questions from journalists at a briefing on Wednesday…
18 Jun
The New Nigeria's People Party (NNPP) on Saturday said there is an ongoing discussion with Labour Party (LP) for a merger in the 2023 general elections. A merger could present the presidential candidate of both political parties - NNPP's Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, a former Kano State governor and Labour Party's Peter Obi, a former Anambra…
16 Jun
Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has announced Delta State governor as his running mate for the 2023 presidential election. Atiku announced Okowa’s nomination on Thursday at an unveiling event of his running mate held in Abuja. Okowa will thereafter be screened by a committee set up by PDP national working…
27 May
The Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa has ruled that former President Goodluck Jonathan is eligible to contest the 2023 presidential election. The Judge, Justice Isa Hamma Dashen, gave the judgement on Friday. He also held that Jonathan’s right to vie for the office of president again cannot be stopped by any retroactive law. Jonathan…
17 May
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina has turned down calls for him to run for the office of Nigeria's president in the 2023 election. A group of loyalists early May purchased the nomination form of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for Adesina to potentially succeed President Muhammadu Buhari whose second term…
17 May
The significant year 2023 is still some eight months away, but the Nigerian political space is already feeling the weight and heat of electoral matters, especially with several candidates—presidential...
12 May
A presidential aspirant under the platform of the Accord Party (AP), Prof. Christopher Imumolen, has advocated for the emergence of youthful leadership for Nigeria in the 2023 general election. Imumolen made the call at a Presidential Leadership and Consultative meeting held with party members from 17 southern states at Sango-Ota, Ogun State. The presidential aspirant…
3 May
The Otun Olubadan-designate and former governor of Oyo State, High Chief Rashid Ladoja, has dismissed the possibility of supporting any presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 election...
3 May
Ahead next year’s presidential election, a youthful contender in the race, Olufemi Ajadi Ogintoyinbo has released a ten-point agenda.
24 Apr
The first lady, Aisha Buhari, has urged  political parties to always consider women as running mates to candidates contesting elections into various positions across the country. Buhari was speaking on Saturday night when she  hosted Presidential Aspirants from various political parties to a Ramadan (Iftar) breakfast at the State House, Abuja. The News Agency of…

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