Ayo Oyalowo, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), has downplayed recent criticisms of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate. Last Friday, November 25, Tinubu made fun of Atiku’s repeated attempts to hold the nation’s top political position. The APC leader argued that Tinubu’s insults were only words and not as personal as they sounded, adding that they were part of the 2023 campaign’s intrigues and necessary to spice up the upcoming election. While…Read More
Update on Osun: Over 10 Persons Injured, Including Policemen and Cars Set Ablaze at the Oshogbo Motor-Park.
A few thugs with guns and other hazardous weapons stormed automobile parks in Osogbo, the state capital, just 24 hours after Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor Ademola Adeleke was inaugurated in. The attackers reportedly identified themselves as PDP members and launched their violent attack on four auto parks, including Oke-Baale, Old Garage, Ilesa Garage, and Aregbe Garage. The assailants asserted that because the All Progressives Congress (APC) no longer controls the state, the union leaders in the four impacted garages are APC sympathizers and must resign from their positions. When…Read More
Peter Obi: I Rather Die Than Disappoint My Supporters.
Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, made the audacious declaration that he would rather die than disappoint his supporters. This assertion was made by Obi in Lagos during his speech at the Editors Forum, a project of the Nigerian Guild of Editors. Further, the LP presidential candidate asserted that Nigeria’s problems would be mostly solved by effective leadership if the nation switched from consumption to production.” “We cannot have so many people living in poverty and not have crime, banditry, and other problems,” he continued. “The production formula must…Read More
A High Court in Abuja Orders INEC to Resume Voters Registration.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been directed to resume the continuous voter registration (CVR) process by a federal high court in Abuja. The sitting judge, Inyang Ekwo, stated that the exercise should continue until 90 days prior to the general election of 2023. Before completing the process physically at specified centers, Nigerians can register or seek an update to their voter information using a portal that the commission launched in June 2021. Prior to the elections in 2023, INEC had set a deadline of June 30 for the…Read More
Igbo Youths Reacts to Soludo’s Statement About Peter Obi.
On the platform of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL), Igbo youths have threatened to swarm the Anambra Government House with garbage in response to Governor Chukwuma Soludo’s disparaging comments about Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi. In response to COSEYL’s criticism of Soludo for his anti-Obi remarks, the governor was given until Friday, November 25, to apologize or face the fury of Igbo youths. The apex Igbo socio-political organization, Goodluck Ibem, said in a statement that it is time to take unpatriotic Igbo politicians down to size.…Read More
Decamp: A Well-known Member of the G5 Rejoins Atiku’s Camp.
Former Gombe state governor and political ally of the governor of Rivers state, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has joined Atiku Abubakar’s presidential campaign after leaving the G5 governors and the Integrity Group. The G5 governors established the Integrity Group as a political organization to include PDP supporters who are siding with them against Atiku and Iyorchia Ayu, the party’s national chairman. Being a well-known member of the Wike Group, which has been at odds with the PDP’s national leadership and Atiku, the party’s presidential candidate, over Ayu’s continued tenure as the…Read More
What the IGP had to say About the Violence Playing out Amongst Political Opponents
The inspector general of police, Usman Alkali-Baba has claimed that some governors are behind the thugs that interrupt opposition rallies and political events in their states. According to Leadership, the police chief made this statement on November 17 while meeting with political parties, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties, and other interested parties in the 2023 election. Alkali-Baba revealed that 52 incidents of political violence have so far been documented since the start of the 2023 presidential election campaign, although he omitted the names of the governors. He…Read More
PDP Update: Atiku Meets with Goodluck Jonathan Behind Closed-door
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar met with Goodluck Jonathan, the former president of Nigeria, in a closed-door meeting. The presidential candidate released images of the meeting on his verified Twitter profile on Friday, November 18, while the meeting’s specifics are yet unknown. There was a prior rumor that Atiku, the PDP leadership, and Atiku intended to contact the former president to ask him to intervene and end the turmoil that is roiling the opposition party. After Atiku emerged as the PDP’s presidential candidate, the umbrella party…Read More
Wike Encourages Obi Over Unsupportive Brothers Like Soludo.
The press secretary for Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the governor of Anambra state, Christian Aburime, has stated that his principal stands by his remarks on Peter Obi, a former governor of the state and a candidate for the Labour Party presidency. In the upcoming presidential election, Soludo had written off the chances of the Labour Party’s nominee and criticized Ndigbo for its campaign tactics. He had earlier stated that he has no regret for not giving his support to Peter Obi. The action elicited conflicting emotions around the nation, but especially…Read More
What Super Eagles Coach Had to say about their Friendly Game in Portugal.
The Nigerian Super Eagles’ head coach, Jose Peseiro, has stated that his team’s goal is to defeat Portugal on Thursday, November 17. In a Grade A friendly game scheduled to take place at the Jose Alvalade Stadium in Lisbon, Peseiro will captain the Eagles against his native nation. The above match will take place just three days before the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which Nigeria will not be attending. The Portuguese team will be traveling to Qatar for the international competition, and squad coach Fernando Santos will…Read More