Tinubu, Six Governors Head to Benin Republic

    President Bola Tinubu will on Tuesday, August 1, 2023,  honour an invitation to attend the 63rd independence anniversary of the Republic of Benin. Dele Alake, Special Adviser, Special Duties, Communications & Strategy made this known in a statement on Monday, adding that the President, who is also the Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States, will be the Special Guest of President Patrice Talon at the ceremony. President Tinubu had first met with Talon on the sidelines of the summit on New Global Financing Pact in Paris, France,

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Tinubu, Shettima oppose live broadcast of election petition proceedings

The President-elect, Bola Tinubu, and the Vice President-elect, Kashim Shettima, have urged the Presidential Election Petition Court to dismiss the application by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party for a live broadcast of proceedings. They argued that the relief sought by the applicants are not such that the court could grant it. “With much respect to the petitioners, the motion is an abuse of the processes of this honourable court,” the respondents stated. Besides describing the application as frivolous, they said the court is not a soapbox, stadium or theatre where the public should be entertained. Through their team

Tinubu, Osinbajo Meet At Akeredolu’s Mother’s Funeral

The ancient town of Owo in the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State played host to prominent politicians from across Nigeria on Saturday during the funeral of Lady Evangelist Grace Akeredolu, mother of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State. The funeral of the nonagenarian matriarch of the Akeredolu dynasty, who died on September 15, 2022, was another reunion for rivals who briefly put politics aside and relished lighthearted laughter and hearty banters. At the event held at the St Andrews Anglican Church in Owo, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, met Vice President Yemi

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2023 Presidency: APC Chieftain Asks Osinbajo, Tinubu, Yahaya Bello To Drop Ambition

As the two major political parties in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) prepare for their upcoming primary elections to select their candidates to contest for the Office of President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, one of the founding members of APC, Chief Osita Okechukwu on Wednesday reminded those declaring for the plum job not to allow their personal ambition to truncate the cherished unity of the country. Specifically, Okechukwu who is also the current Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) has called on the Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo; APC National Leader, Alhaji

2023: I’ll support Tinubu’s if he wants to be president —Senator Buhari

Oyo North lawmaker, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, says he will support All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, to be the next president of Nigeria the moment he declares his interest in the nation’s top job. Buhari said this during an interview with journalist, Edmund Obilo, on Thursday. When asked if Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State was working against Tinubu’s interest, Buhari said that was not true. He responded, “No. I am Tinubu. I am not Fayemi and I will not be in a meeting where somebody would be working against Tinubu. I am supporting Tinubu.” Responding to a question on

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Atiku, Tambuwal, Tinubu test Strengths in Ondo Election over 2023 Presidency

Major gladiators, who are nursing presidential ambition in 2023, are determined in their quest to use the October 10 governorship election in Ondo State as an avenue to test their strengths, Daily Independent has gathered. Some of these political heavyweights are Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who is leading the charge for Governor governorship candidate in the election. Others are former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Dem­ocratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, who is a strong pillar behind Eyitayo Jegede, the PDP flag­bearer for the Ondo election.

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Our Judiciary’s Reputation Shouldn’t Be Tarnished – Tinubu

National Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday cautioned against undue vilification of the Judiciary. Tinubu said Judiciary, being an important pillar in the sustenance of democracy, must be respected and its image protected always. He advised that, having adopted democracy as a system of government, we must learn to abide by the rule of law and decisions of the Judiciary irrespective of our disposition to such decisions Speaking to reporters after the valedictory court session at the Supreme Court in honour of Justice Amiru Sanusi who retired after attaining the age of 70,

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EFCC disrupts press briefing, manhandles journalists as activists submit petition against Tinubu

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Friday manhandled journalists at its head office in Abuja while a group of activists, including the convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, was submitting a petition addressed to the Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu. The activists had gone to submit a petition calling for the investigation of the source of money conveyed in bullion vans to the home of Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu on the eve of the 2019 presidential election. Other activists who signed the petition were Ariyo-Dare Atoye of the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution and

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APC Will Win Both Bayelsa and Kogi – Tinubu

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said that the party would win the governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa States. Tinubu who spoke in Benin City at the 90th birthday of Chief David Edebiri, the Esogban of Benin Kingdom said he expects victory for the APC in both states. He said there was no other political party in the two states. Tinubu said the broom would come together to sweep away the debris of the past to secure electoral victory. According to him, “I expect nothing less than victory in Kogi and Bayelsa States.

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2020/2023: Tinubu, Akeredolu in marriage of convenience

POLITICS of 2020 and 2023 played out, last week, in Akure, the Ondo State capital between two gladiators of the All Progressive Congress, APC. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has not been on the same page with National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, since November 26, 2016 when the governorship primary of the party in the state won by Akeredolu was conducted. Both leaders have tolerated each other whenever their path cross. Akeredolu had soldiered on ignoring all entreaties to mend fences with Tinubu while the National leader had also made himself unavailable despite efforts by leaders

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