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Edo people voted against injustice – Rochas Okorocha reacts to APC’s loss in governorship election

All Progressives Congress senator, Rochas Okorocha has reacted to his party’s loss in the governorship election held in Edo state on September 19.  The former Governor of Imo state who noted that the people of Edo State revolted against injustice in the recently concluded governorship, also alleged that his party has failed to address some issues threatening…

“The End of Godfatherism Has Come” Atiku Abubakar reacts to Obaseki’s win; urges Ize-Iyamu to work with Obaseki and let go of the “leprous hand he is now holding”

Former Presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki after he won the Edo state governorship election. Taking to Twitter, the former Vice President of Nigeria said Obaseki’s win signifies “the end of Godfatherism” in Nigeria. Atiku Abubakar also commended the people of Edo State “for their resilience in the face of the forces arrayed…

I’m disappointed in INEC- Governor Obaseki says as he casts his votes at Edo governorship election

Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki has expressed disappointment at the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in the state. Obaseki expressed his disappointment after casting his vote at his Polling Unit 19, Ward 4, Oredo Local Government Area (LGA). He specifically faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for inadequate preparations as some of the card readers…

Soyinka backs Obasanjo, says Nigeria has never been this divided

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has backed former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comment of Nigeria being divided under President Buhari.  In a statement titled “Between ‘Dividers-in-chief’ and Dividers-in-law” and released on Tuesday September 15, Soyinka who noted that he has never been a fan of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, averred that Nigerians no longer believe that Buhari’s administration understands…

Former Governor of Adamawa state, Ngilari dumps PDP for APC

Mr James Ngilari, a former Governor of Adamawa has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adamawa state Chairman of APC, Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal said the former governor switched camps with thousands of his supporters after “long consultation.” Bilal who said the APC at National and state level are making arrangement to officially receive the former PDP member and his…

APC defends fuel price hike, asks PDP to return ”subsidy loot”

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has defended the fuel price hike which has been approved by the federal government.  In its statement which served as a response to PDP’s rejection of fuel price hike and increased electricity tariff, the APC alleged that successive PDP governments foisted Nigeria a corruption-tainted fuel subsidy regime. According to the party’s Deputy National Publicity…

See the names of 11 politicians from South East that Igbo group says are qualified to be president of Nigeria in 2023

An Igbo group, Igbo for President Solidarity Group, headed by a Yoruba man, Dr. Olukayode Oshiariyo, has suggested 11 politicians from the South-Eastern states that are “qualified to be presented as presidential candidates in 2023 general elections”. Announcing the names of the Igbo politicians on Friday August 28, in Abuja after the group’s meeting, the president…

Ekiti Assembly suspends LG chairman over unauthorized presidential campaign for Governor Fayemi

Chairman of Ikere Local Government, Mr Femi Ayodele has been suspended by the Ekiti state house of assembly over an unauthorized presidential campaign for Governor Fayemi. Ayodele had sponsored campaign posters canvassing for Governor Fayemi to contest as a presidential candidate under the platform of the All Progressive Congress in 2023, with a tagline that…