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Why Fulanis, Hausa man, Northern cabals wont support Igbo presidency come 2023

AHEAD of the 2023 Presidency, South-South Elders Forum has said there will be crisis that could tear the country apart if the north should insist on retaining office of the President after the expiration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure. The South-South Elders also said...

My Igbo brothers need to stop the politics of isolation, join progressives to produce a presidential candidate – APC chieftain

Pastor Bankole Oluwajana is the National Vice Chairman (Southwest) of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He spoke with Deputy Editor EMMANUEL OLADESU on reconciliation in the ruling party, zoning and antagonistic agitations for power shift by diverse geo-political zones. Governor Godwin Obaseki of...

Why APC, Edo state people want Obaseki as one term governor – Ize-Iyamu

ABUJA – A Governorship aspirant of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has explained his grievances with the state Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, saying it would be politically suicidal for the party to present the incumbent for a...

Kano state coronavirus pandemic purge, a lesson for Northern politicians on playing politics with borders, Almajiris – ex-NEF chairman Unongo

Second Republic Minister and former Chairman of Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has said that the Federal Government should not release funds to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, who has been on self-denial over the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic that has allegedly killed several prominent...

Controversy over Uzor Kalu’s senatorial seat

Calls for bye-election for the replacement of the Senatorial seat of jailed former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu has been growing louder by the day. This is coming barely two months into the 12 years jail term imposed on Kalu, which he...

Igbo 2023 presidency will only be possible if the entire South East joins APC – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, was governor of Anambra State and he also served as a Senator representing his senatorial district in the National Assembly. In this Interview with select journalists in Awka, he gives an update on the 2nd Niger...

Akeredolu will win re-election with his projects, says Ojogo

Donald Ojogo is the Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Ondo State. In this interview with reporters in Akure, the state capital, he speaks on the preparations for the governorship election and other issues. Correspondent Damisi Ojo was there What should the people of...

PDP as Nigeria’s strongest opposition would consider a merger in 2023 to take back power – Secondus

Prince Uche Secondus is the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In this interview, the opposition leader bares his mind on plans by the party to merge with some parties to unseat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023, the alleged...

Bayelsa and Kogi states governorship elections fall short of global democratic standards, Jonathan insists

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said Africa could not afford to replace military dictatorship with civilian autocracy. Jonathan warned politicians in the country and Africa as a whole against killing and maiming fellow citizens in the bid to gain power. He stated these on Saturday...

Uzodinma’ll surpass Mbakwe’s economic record –Ebegbulem, Commissioner for Special Projects

Damiete Braide As Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State recently clocked 100 days in office, the Commissioner for Special Projects, Simon Ebegbulem, has said the administration is in an hurry to change the fortunes of the state positively. He said the administration is determined to put...