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Jack-Rich: Nigerians have last chance for a good man to be president – Yuguda

Jack-Rich: Nigerians have last chance for a good man to be president – Yuguda

Nigerian have been given the last chance to choose a good man for a leader and save the country from all its troubles, former Gov. Isa Yuguda of Bauchi has said. Yuguda stated this on Friday in Abuja during a meeting between the All Progressives Congress (APC) FCT delegates and a presidential aspirant, Tein Jack-Rich. Yuguda, who is also the Director General (D-G) of Jack-Rich Presidential Campaign Organisation, however, acknowledged the huge task before the delegates – that is putting the country first before politics. The former governor, urged them not to fail Nigerians, but to give citizens the chance…
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2023: IPOB Threatens Ikechi Emenike, Warns His Group Not To Hold Rally In Umuahia

2023: IPOB Threatens Ikechi Emenike, Warns His Group Not To Hold Rally In Umuahia

The Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) has warned political parties against holding rallies in the South-East, saying they have done nothing while Fulani bandits kidnap their people and rape their women. The Nnamdi Kanu-led organisation also advised a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Ikechi Emenike and his followers against holding a political rally in Umuahia, the Abia State capital on Friday (today).   This is contained in a statement made available by the spokesperson for IPOB, Emma Powerful, on Friday. It said, “We want to advise Chief Ikechi Emenike and his APC people not to hold any…
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2023: Ruling APC Confirms 28 Presidential Forms Bought, 25 Submitted, Sold 133 in Gubernatorial

2023: Ruling APC Confirms 28 Presidential Forms Bought, 25 Submitted, Sold 133 in Gubernatorial

National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Felix Morka, yesterday, clarified that presidential nomination forms sold by the ruling party were 28, while 133 forms were purchased by governorship aspirants. Morka said as of yesterday, 25 of the 28 presidential forms sold had been returned, but he could not ascertain how many out of the 133 gubernatorial forms were returned. On the extension of APC’s primaries and the use of Eagle Square, Abuja, for the exercise, he denied any attempt to bully the opposition. Morka, who spoke at The Morning Show on Arise News Channel, explained, “For presidential,…
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Lawan in Katsina to woo delegates ahead of APC Presidential primaries

Lawan in Katsina to woo delegates ahead of APC Presidential primaries

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan was in Katsina earlier today in connection with his bid to be the APC flag bearer for the 2023 presidential election. Lawan had long started his consultation while in Abuja but this was his first outing outside the capital city. He was accompanied by the former Governor of Abia State and the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, Senator Bello Mandiya and former Senator Tafida Umar. His first port of call was the Katsina state government house where he met the State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari after which…
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2023: Lawan, Orji Kalu visit Katsina ahead of APC presidential primaries (Photos)

2023: Lawan, Orji Kalu visit Katsina ahead of APC presidential primaries (Photos)

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan alongside the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, today visited Katsina State as part of consultations ahead of the 2023 presidential election. The visit is coming ahead of the APC National convention scheduled to hold on May 29, 2022. Kalu in a chat with journalists said, “if there is any zone that understands the pains of South Eastern Nigeria for being shut out of the presidential seat, it is its counterpart, the North East. “The two zones remain the only zones that are yet to produce a president despite having the most capable…
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Jombo: Why I Want to Represent Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency

Jombo: Why I Want to Represent Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency

Mr. Kelvin Jombo Onuma is one of the leading House of Representatives aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party in Arochukwu-Ohafia Federal Constituency of Abia State. In this interview with journalists in Lagos, Onuma, a renowned philanthropist, speaks on his sojourn in politics, how the youths involvement in politics will bring positive change and his exploits in business. Excerpts: Recently, we have seen a lot youths taking part in politics. What is your opinion about youth involvement in politics? The youths have a part to play in politics. I know we should be in the forefront of politics…
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CITN 24th Annual Tax Conference: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Drums Support For FIRS Digitisation Agenda

CITN 24th Annual Tax Conference: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Drums Support For FIRS Digitisation Agenda

The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) has been urged to support the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in its drive towards full digitalisation of tax administrative processes. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo SAN made this call in his speech at the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria’s (CITN) 24th Annual Tax Conference held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja. The Vice President was represented at the event by the Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Muhammad Nami who delivered the address on his behalf. Professor Osinbajo noted that the theme for the tax conference, “Global Disruption, Taxation and Digitalisation: Implication…
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2023: Cede presidency to South-East, or it remains in North — Igbo in Diaspora

2023: Cede presidency to South-East, or it remains in North — Igbo in Diaspora

To sustain the balance of forces between North and South Nigeria, it is expedient and pragmatic for Southern Nigeria to speak now with one voice in support of South East’s aspiration to produce Nigeria’s president in 2023; Likewise, the two major political parties, the PDP and APC should zone the presidential ticket to the SE, states a group of professionals from the South East, SE geo-political zone living in Europe and the Americas. The group under the aegis of South East People of Nigeria in Diaspora (SEPNID), rising from a meeting held in Newcastle, United Kingdom on Tuesday, in a…
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APGA CRISIS: TV Anchor, Reuben Abati and APGA Chair, Victor Oye, Clash On National TV (Video)

APGA CRISIS: TV Anchor, Reuben Abati and APGA Chair, Victor Oye, Clash On National TV (Video)

Former Presidential spokesperson and TV anchor, Reuben Abati, clashed with Dr. Victor Oye, the National Chairman of APGA, on National TV this morning. Trouble started when Abati asked Mr. Oye to take full responsibility for the defamatory statements he made about another politician during the program. Abati accused Mr. Oye of telling him to shut up. An angry Abati immediately expressed his displeasure, arguing that Mr. Oye has no right to talk to him like that. Oye however denied telling Abati to shut up. Watch a clip showing the faceoff below…
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BREAKING: Court denies Nnamdi Kanu bail

BREAKING: Court denies Nnamdi Kanu bail

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to admit the leader of the Indigenous People's of Biafran, Nnamdi Kanu to bail. The Judge held that Mr Kanu must account for his whereabouts over the years when he was first granted bail but refused to attend his trial. The court disagreed with the defendant that he escaped out of the country when Nigerian armed soldiers allegedly invaded his ancestral home in Abia State. On the amended charges, Justice Binta Nyako, held that the prosecution can not at every opportunity decide to amend the charges of the…
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