Politics

Abia North Stakeholders Reaffirm Support For Senator Orji Kalu, Commend Quality Representation

Abia North Stakeholders Reaffirm Support For Senator Orji Kalu, Commend Quality Representation

The Abia North Youths Stakeholders for Development have reaffirmed their support for Senator Orji Uzor Kalu's developmental efforts and effective representation of the senatorial district through his people oriented Bills and Motions. The non-governmental organisation (NGO), in a statement signed by their coordinator, Dr. Ijoma Okoro Ijoma, further commended the senator for giving the zone a voice. The group commended supporters of the Senate Chief Whip including women, youths and students groups for their steadfastness and total commitment. They further reaffirmed their support for Senator Kalu by passing a vote of confidence on him and promised to follow his political…
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2023: Coalition Of CSOs Resolve To Support Southern Presidency

2023: Coalition Of CSOs Resolve To Support Southern Presidency

...call on political parties to honour zoning presidency to southern states AHEAD of 2023 general elections with heightened political permutations and strategies, Civil Society Organisations under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, CCGS, Friday, resolved to support southern presidency. This stand by CCGS was declared during a media conference held in Abuja, where the President, CCGS, Basset Etuk Williams, and Secretary General, CCGS, Abubakar Ibrahim, in an address read pointed that since the return of democracy on May 29, 1999, there has been "an unwritten convention in the country for power rotation between the North and South." The…
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2023 Presidency : My Campaign Will Rock Like Hurricane – Sen. Orji Kalu

2023 Presidency : My Campaign Will Rock Like Hurricane – Sen. Orji Kalu

The chief whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, has stated that he is competent enough to be Nigeria's next President of the country. Kalu told newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, January 19, that if the APC zones its ticket to the southeast, he will commence serious campaignsHowever, the former Abia governor made it clear that he is in no way desperate to become the president in 2023 Abuja - Senator Orji Kalu has stated that he is very well capable to lead Nigeria but is not desperate to attain the presidency. Kalu made this submission on Wednesday, January…
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2023: Arochukwu Youths Declare Total Support For Rev. Dan Imo

2023: Arochukwu Youths Declare Total Support For Rev. Dan Imo

As the 2023 general election continues to gather momentum, a coalition of youth groups under the aegis of Arochukwu Progressives Initiative, API, have expressed their total support for Rev. Dan Imo as the next member representing Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency. According to a statement signed by the leader of group, Chief Ijoma Theophilus, noted that Imo's track record, meekness, accessibility, vibrancy and leadership qualities was what the federal constituency needed in 2023. "Rev. Dan Imo has paid his dues and deserved to be blessed in return and the time is now. We are declaring our total support for him because he…
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Etigwe Uwa Leads Haitian Presidential Aspirant, Jean-Charles Moïse, To Visit Senate Principal Officers (Photos)

Etigwe Uwa Leads Haitian Presidential Aspirant, Jean-Charles Moïse, To Visit Senate Principal Officers (Photos)

Etigwe Uwa Leads Haitian Presidential Aspirant, Jean-Charles Moïse, To Visit Senate Principal Officers A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Etigwe Uwa, yesterday alongside Mr. Chinedu Kanu led Senator Jean-Charles Moïse, a ranking former Haitian Senator and current presidential candidate for the forthcoming Haitian presidential elections to the National Assembly to meet Senate Leader, Senator Dr. Yahaya A. Abdullahi, Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe and Senator Michael Ama Nnachi, Senator representing Ebonyi South at the National Assembly. The Haitian expressed the desire to renew and reestablish relationship between Haiti and Nigeria…
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2023 Presidency: I’m capable but not desperate to lead Nigeria  – Orji Kalu 

2023 Presidency: I’m capable but not desperate to lead Nigeria  – Orji Kalu 

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has declared ahead of the 2023 general elections that though he is ready for the campaigns and capable to lead the country he is not desperate to become President. Fielding questions from journalists at the National Assembly on Wednesday, a day after he visited President Buhari at the Presidential villa on Tuesday night, the Senate Chief Whip emphasised that the Presidential contest will be the collective decision of Nigerians and the zoning arrangement of the Political parties particularly his party the ruling All Progressive's Congress. The former Abia State Governor,…
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2023: NACJ MIRRORS PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS

2023: NACJ MIRRORS PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS

THIS IS A SPECIAL CLOSE UP ON THE PRESIDENTIAL ASPIRANTS FOR 2023 BY NIGERIAN ASSOCIATION OF CHRISTIAN JOURNALISTS (NACJ). IT WILL TAKE NIGERIA AT LEAST A DECADE TO RECOVER FROM THE STATE OF DECADENCE OCCASIONED BY THE MALADMINISTRATION, AND MALFEASANCE OF APC GOVERNMENT WITH BUHARI AT THE HELM OF AFFAIRS. WE ALL HAVE A STAKE IN WHATEVER BECOMES OF THIS NATION COME 2022. WE CAN'T AFFORD TO STUMBLE OVER THE SAME STONE ONCE AGAIN. THIS IS THE MOTIVATING FACTOR BEHIND OUR DECISION TO PRESENT THE "INDIVIDUALS" THAT HAVE MADE PUBLIC THEIR INTEREST TO VIE FOR THE APEX POSITION OF THE…
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BREAKING: Senate Removes Direct Primaries, passes Electoral Act

BREAKING: Senate Removes Direct Primaries, passes Electoral Act

Senate Removes Direct Primaries, passes Electoral Act The Senate has removed the Contentious clause 84 from the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The Clause which imposes Direct Primaries on Political Parties was expunged at Wednesday’s Plenary after the upper legislative house dissolved into the Committee of a whole to Consider President Buhari’s Observations on the Electoral Bill. The Senate made the necessary amendments in accordance with Order 87 subsection (C) of the Senate Standing orders. President of the Senate says other observations sighted by other lawmakers will be reflected at the Administrative level before it is sent to President Buhari for…
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2023: Osinbajo, Tinubu’s Supporters Clash At Party’s Women Conference

2023: Osinbajo, Tinubu’s Supporters Clash At Party’s Women Conference

The venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Women’s Conference on Tuesday was thrown into confusion as party women sympathetic to Nigerian Vice President, Mr Yemi Osinbajo and APC National Leader, Mr Bola Tinubu, clashed over the struggle for the party’s presidential ticket. The declaration of Tinubu a week ago for the office of the president has angered those in Osinbajo’s camp who accused the former Lagos State governor of not showing respect for the office of the vice president, who ordinarily should be given the first right of refusal to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Trouble started when hundreds…
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Convention: APC zones chairmanship seat to North-Central, lists South-East for secretary

Convention: APC zones chairmanship seat to North-Central, lists South-East for secretary

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress may have decided to zone the National Secretary position of the APC to the South-East while the North-Central will get the chairmanship of the party. The deputy national chairman (South) is expected to go to the South-South. A top chieftain of the APC revealed this to The Punch even as he stated that the party would be alternating certain positions. He said positions that were occupied by northerners in the last National Working Committee would be given to southerners and vice versa. The chieftain said, “Discussions are ongoing. So far, we have agreed…
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