Nigeria’s Next President Should Emerge From The South – Southern Governors

Southern Governors

Southern governors have jointly agreed that Nigeria’s next president should emerge from the southern region. The governors also set September 1, 2021, as the deadline for the promulgation of anti-open grazing law among its member states. Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu, said this on Monday while reading from a communique jointly signed by the governors after a closed-door meeting in Alausa, Lagos State. “The Forum reiterates its commitment to the politics of equity, fairness and unanimously agrees that the presidency of Nigeria be rotated between Southern and…

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Final Results of 2021 APGA Governorship Primaries

Final Results of 2021 APGA Governorship Primaries       Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo has won the 2021 APGA governorship primaries in Anambra State. See the summary of the result below: Prof Chukwuma Soludo: 740 votes Hon Okwudili Ezenwankwo: 41 votes Sir Damian Okolo: 7 votes Mr. Thankgod Ibeh : 4 votes Below is the breakdown of local government votes: (1) Aguata LGA Ezenwankwo – 2 Okolo – Nil Ibe – Nil Soludo – 44 (2) Anambra East LGA Ezenwankwo – Nil Damian – Nil Ibe – Nil Soludo –…

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2023: Nobody Can Impose Candidate on Us in Rivers State – WIke

Rivers State

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has vowed to resist any attempt by politicians from Abuja or anywhere to impose a PDP candidate as the next governor in the state. Wike spoke at a special thanksgiving church service on Sunday to mark the second anniversary of his administration’s second tenure at St Paul’s Cathedral, Diobu, Port Harcourt, the state capital. In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, the governor said: “Let me say it again, I have never sat with anybody to say I will make you…

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Buhari Receives New APC Members, Gbenga Daniel, Dimeji Bankole

Buhari Receives New APC Members, Gbenga Daniel, Dimeji Bankole         President Muhammadu Buhari has received newly defected All Progressives Congress (APC) members, Dimeji Bankole and former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel at the State House. They were accompanied by the Governor of Yobe State who is also the Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the APC, Jigawa, and Kebbi State governors who presented them as new members of the party to President Buhari on Monday. Gbenga Daniel was governor of Ogun State from 2003 to…

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I Have No Interest In Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition – Fayose

Fayose

I Have No Interest In Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition – Fayose           Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, said he has no interest in the rumoured presidential ambition of All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Bola Tinubu, in 2023. Fayose, however, dismissed any personal relationship with Tinubu, adding that he has not met or spoken with the former Lagos State governor in years. “Bola Tinubu is a leader in the West. It is a statement of fact,” Fayose told The Punch. “I have never…

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Former Ogun Governor Gbenga Daniel Set to Join APC

Gbenga Daniel

Former Ogun Governor Gbenga Daniel Set to Join APC         Former Ogun Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel is set to join the ruling party, the All Progressive Congress (APC). Recall that the former governor served as campaign manager of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2019 Abubakar Atiku. In a statement, Daniel apologised to his former party for the short notice, stating that his support for Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, was a pointer. Gbenga Daniel explained that the decision took a speedy curve after a…

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David Mark’s Daughter Joins APC

David Mark’s Daughter

David Mark’s Daughter Joins APC         Former Senate President, David Mark’s daughter and member representing Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Constituency of Benue, Hon. Blessing Onuh, has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). She dumped the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA) for APC. The member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency, Hon. Yakubu Abdullahi, also dumped the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) for the APC. In two separate letters read by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the two lawmakers said they were leaving the platforms that sponsored their elections due to crisis at all levels of…

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Orji Kalu Revalidates Membership of APC

Membership

Orji Kalu Revalidates Membership of APC         Senate Chief Whip and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu, Monday, revalidated his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The revalidation exercise was carried out at Senator Orji Kalu’s Igbere Ward A, in Bende Local Government Area of the State and was witnessed by the Abia APC National Registration and Revalidation committee, chaired by Ambassador Bala Mohammed Maigairi. The State, Local government, and ward executives members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were also on ground during…

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Tinubu Endorses Bisi Akande’s Criticism of APC Leadership

Criticism

Tinubu Endorses Bisi Akande’s Criticism of APC Leadership         The All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, says he cannot oppose the criticism of the party by former interim APC national chairman, Bisi Akande. The ex-Osun Governor had described the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise as wasteful. Akande also condemned the constitution of a party Caretaker and Convention Planning Committee. On Saturday, Tinubu said he could not fault his ally’s position. The former Lagos Governor spoke to reporters at his Ikoyi residence after revalidating his membership…

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APC Express Sadness over Death of Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo

Fausat Gbadebo

APC Express Sadness over Death of Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo         The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed sadness over the death of Lagos East Senatorial Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo. Gbadebo, 68, passed away during an undisclosed illness. She was the first Executive Chairman of Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA). Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, Lagos APC Woman Leader, paid a condolence visit to the family at Ijede in Ikorodu on Saturday. She said the deceased was a politician loyal and dedicated to the party. Okoya-Thomas recalled that Gbadebo…

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