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Tinubu and Stolen Voices

Reading Time: 6 minutes Image Credits: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty Images. Following the rather ‘impromptu’ manner of their hero’s declaration of interest in the presidency shortly after informing President Buhari of his intention, Bola Tinubu’s supporters resorted to the old game of stealing the identities, voices and integrity of well regarded men of honour, purporting them to have endorsed Tinubu’s Read More…

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Tinubu reveals presidential ambition, says kingmaker can also become king

Reading Time: 2 minutes The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has dismissed calls in some quarters that he should remain a kingmaker instead of nurturing Presidential ambition in 2023. Tinubu stated this when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa Abuja Read More…

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Again, Lagos4Lagos formal declaration for PDP shifted to Jan. 21

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos4Lagos Movement, a splinter group within the ruling All Progressives Progress (APC) in Lagos State, has again shifted its official declaration of defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to Jan. 21. Dr Abdul-Azeez Adediran, the Lead Visioner of the movement that recently announced defection to the PDP, said this in a statement by Read More…

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Ahead of future elections, experts converge on Lagos to discuss security

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: EPA/Tife Owolabi, OLAMIKAN GBEMIGA/AP. Ahead of future elections, while awaiting the Nigerian President’s assent to the newly passed electoral bill, some experts in law, security and politics will converge in Lagos on Dec. 10 and Dec. 11 to discuss election challenges. The experts will be discussing these challenges and aim to proffer solutions Read More…

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The dark cloud over PDP’s Cross River

Reading Time: 4 minutes In picture above: Montage L-R: Gubernatorial Aspirants – Asuquo Ekpenyong, Prince Bassey Otu, Arthur-Jarvis Archibong, Sen. Gershom Bassey, Prof. Sandy Onor By Efiom Okpo The political dynamic in Cross River State is, to say the least, now becoming difficult to understand. Ordinarily, it would be easy to predict the political climate in the State but Read More…

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INEC declares Prof. Soludo winner in Anambra guber polls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Nairametrics, Naija News. Awka, Nov.10, 2021(NAN) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Prof. Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) the winner of November 6 governorship election in Anambra. Soludo polled a total of 112,229 votes to defeat his closest rival, Mr Valentine Ozigbo of the Peoples Democratic Party Read More…

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God can give power to anyone He wishes to – Tinubu

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN. Lagos, Oct. 11, 2021 (NAN) The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says God can give power to anyone he wishes to give. Tinubu said this in Lagos on Sunday, as he reunited with his political associates and proteges at a welcome-back event and prayer, hosted by Read More…

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Duke denies being with newly-formed Rescue Nigeria Project

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pat Utomi says the new project is a movement, not a political party Former Cross River State Governor, Donald Duke, has denied membership of the newly-formed Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP). On Tuesday it was reported in a national newspaper that a new organisation comprising the likes of former INEC boss, Prof. Attahiru Jega, Prof. Pat Read More…

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Lagos APC regrets skirmishes’ at LG primaries on Saturday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: ThisDay Live, NAN. The leadership of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos has expressed regrets at “cases of skirmishes” which characteristic the party’s local government election primaries in some parts of the state on Saturday. The APC Spokesman, Seye Oladejo, in a statement on Sunday in Lagos, urged the security agencies to Read More…