‘You won’t succeed with your ambition’, Clark curses Okowa

Elder statesman and First Republic Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, on Thursday, came so hard on Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, with a prayer that he does not succeed in his ambition for Vice Presidency. According to him, the governor should, in his own interest, openly apologise to his colleagues in both the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party he had allegedly deceived into taking a decision he never believed in. Clark also gave Okowa between now and May 29 to give an account of the N250 billion 13 per cent derivation fund which he collected

Ondo PDP laments rising cost of living, building materials, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State on Thursday lamented the rising cost of living and the constant increase in the prices of building materials in the country. Leaders of the party in a chat with journalists at the party’s secretariat in Akure, Ondo State, expressed concerns over the alleged sorry state of Nigeria’s economy. They insisted that Nigerians are tired of unproductive promises and talks by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), saying the party is taking steps in the negative direction to address the worsening situation of the economy. According to the Vice-Chairman of the Atiku/Okowa presidential

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Aso Rock ‘elements’ working against Tinubu’s victory – El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Wednesday, revealed that some people in Aso Rock Villa are working to frustrate the victory of All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, during this month’s election. He said, ”I believe there are elements in the Villa that want us to lose the election because they didn’t get their way; they had their candidate. Their candidate did not win the primaries,” El-Rufai said while featuring on Channels TV’s Sunrise Daily. The governor explained that those working against Tinubu’s victory were those whose the APC presidential flagbearer defeated their candidates during the party’s presidential

PDP raises over N747m for campaign in Sokoto

The Peoples Democratic Party, Sokoto State chapter, on Monday night, raised over N747.6 million during the fundraising ceremony organised by the party in the state for its candidates ahead of the general elections. This is contained in a press statement signed by the special adviser on media and publicity to the governor of Sokoto State, Muhammad Bello, and made available to newsmen in the state. The statement said more donations were still being expected as high-brow guests depart the International Conference Centre, Kasarawa venue of the fundraising dinner organised by the party. The trio of Governor Duoye Diri of Bayelsa

By |February 1st, 2023|Categories: Politics|Tags: |0 Comments

Tinubu Attacks FG Over Poor Exchange Rate of N800 against $1

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, at the party’s presidential campaign rally in Calabar, Cross River State, slammed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government over the depreciation of the nation’s currency. This comes few days after Tinubu criticised the government. According to Tinubu, when the government took over, the naira/dollar exchange rate was about N200 to a dollar, but it has depreciated to about N800 to the dollar on the parallel market. “Today, they moved the exchange rate from N200 to N800. If they had repaired it, if they had arrested this, we won’t be

2023: Kwankwaso, Or Peter Obi, May Come To Me, Says Atiku

People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar has said that he is in touch with the presidential candidate of New Nigerian People Party (NNPP) Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso for possible support. In an interview with BBC Hausa service, Atiku said he is also holding talks with the Labour Party (LP) Presidential Candidate, Peter Obi. He said the duo of Obi and Kwankwaso are not in anyway a threat to his chances in the election. “I see no threat because we are not together with them (Kwankwaso and Obi). We are in talk with them, one of them may possibly come,”

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G-5: Why Wike Cannot Announce Preferred Presidential Candidate

By Temidayo Akinsuyi With the month of January coming to an end, Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike failed to announce the presidential candidate he and his allies will be backing in the 2023 presidential election as he had earlier promised. It will be recalled that Wike had in December last year said he will make his preferred presidential candidate known in January 2023. He also said that he will campaign for his adopted candidate nationwide. “From January next year, I will campaign to my people whom they will vote for,” Wike said when he commissioned the tenth flyover by his

Attack on Buhari in Kano sponsored by Tinubu, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the strongest terms condemns the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari today in Kano State by miscreants allegedly sponsored by the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. This organized attack on the person of the President is outrightly treasonable and a sacrilegious assault on our national sovereignty which must be condemned by all. Our Party is alarmed that this attack is part of APC Presidential Candidate’s alleged plot to undermine the Presidency, cause confusion, trigger violence in the country, disrupt the conduct of the 2023 general elections and derail

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Kwankwoso’s strong mobiliser dumps NNPP for PDP

As Nigerians count weeks to the presidential election, a former North-East zonal secretary of the New Nigerian People’s Party (NNPP) who is Kwankwoso’s strong mobiliser in Taraba state, Dr Babayo Liman has dumped the party and joined the People’s Democratic Party ( PDP), with a pledge to work for Atiku Abubakar. Liman, while briefing journalists in Jalingo, Monday, said NNPP and its presidential candidate, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso lacked the structure and capacity to rule Nigeria. He maintained that he defected to PDP to help Atiku Abubakar win the February 25, presidential election. “The NNPP lacks the structure to win

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Atiku will win, Tinubu will be arrested after 2023 election— Ondo Prophet

Prophet Joseph Oluwayomi, the General Overseer of New Nazareth Church of God in Ilutitun town of Okitipupa local government area of Ondo State, has said that the 2023 presidential election will be won by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a chat with Starnews Nigeria on Monday, the Ondo Prophet also said that Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) will be arrested after the election if he didn’t guide his utterances after the declaration of election results. Speaking with Starnews Nigeria Correspondent about the 2023 general elections, the man

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