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17 Delegates Refunded Money I Gave Them, Says APC Senator Who Lost Re-Election Ticket

The lawmaker representing Kwara Central district, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe, says he got a refund of the cash he gave to delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the party’s primaries. He stated this during his appearance on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily on Wednesday. The funds given to the delegates were for logistics, according to him. Oloriegbe is among several …

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VP Slot: Ayu’s Fate Hanging As Crisis Over Okowa’s Selection Worsens

The acrimony generated by the emergence of Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa as the vice-presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has continued to fester.  The development has degenerated into a full-blown disagreement among party leaders with some calling for the ouster of the national chairman of the party, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu.  According to Daily Trust, those after …

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2023 Presidency: Fayose Dumps Atiku, Says Power Must Shift To South

Former Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has demanded power shift to the South, saying it would be unfair for a Northerner to step into office after President Muhammadu Buhari’s eight years. Fayose, an ally of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, is among those who contested the presidential ticket of the opposition party, won by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. …

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Tinubu Ignores Certificate Scandal, Says ‘I’m Still Searching For My Running Mate’

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is still searching for his running mate. Tinubu, who has been in the news since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) published particulars of 2023 candidates, spoke at the presentation of “Mr. Speaker”, a book in honour of Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives. In …

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Picking Atiku As My Running Mate Was A Mistake – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday said one of his mistakes in life was picking former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as his running mate during the 1999 Presidential election. He made the disclosure at an event, held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, Ogun State, which featured presentations and exhibitions of some products, made by students of the …

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2023: ‘Unknown Persons’ Stole My Academic Certificates, Tinubu Tells INEC

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that unknown persons stole his academic certificates while he was in self-exile. Tinubu, a former Lagos State Governor, was one of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) Chieftains who fled the country under the regime of the late General Sani Abacha. …

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22 APC Senators Planning To Defect To PDP- Fani-Kayode

Twenty-two more senators of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) are planning to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), a former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the APC, Femi Fani-Kayode has said. He stated that the planned defection is because the senators were denied the party’s ticket to contest the 2023 elections. Expressing worry over the mass defections …

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‘Obidient’ Nigerians don’t want PDP, APC, says Obaseki

Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has raised the alarm about the impact of the ‘Obidient’ movement on the chances of the ruling All Progressives Congress and Peoples Democratic Party at the 2023 presidential elections. The ‘Obidient’ movement refers to the supporters of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi. In a video published by the AIT, which …

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2023 Vice Presidency: INEC tells Tinubu, Obi and others No ‘Placeholder’ in our constitution

The concept of “placeholder” for vice-presidential candidates has no place in the constitution of the country. This is according to INEC’s Commissioner for Information and Voter Education, Festus Okoye. INEC had set June 17 as the deadline for the nomination of vice-presidential candidates following the completion of presidential primaries of political parties. In order to beat the deadline, some parties …

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Tinubu drops the name of Katsina Politician as Running Mate placeholder

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has dropped the name of Alhaji Kabir Ibrahim Masari as his running mate for the 2023 Presidential election. According to Daily Trust, Tinubu dropped his name as a placeholder ahead of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for parties to submit the names of their candidates for …

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