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2023 Presidency: Southern Governors Will Work Against Any Party That Fields  Northern Candidate – Akeredolu

2023 Presidency: Southern Governors Will Work Against Any Party That Fields  Northern Candidate – Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Friday said the Southern Governors Forum will vehemently confront any political party that fields a northerner as a presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections. The governor who disclosed this while featuring as a guest on Channels Television programme ‘Politics Today’ monitored by THE WHISPERER, said the Southern governors from three major political parties of All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) are unanimous in their resolution on the zoning of the presidency and will follow it to the letter. The Southern governors in their meeting…
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BUSTED!!! Fani-Kayode a liar for claiming he was instrumental in my defection to APC —Gov Umahi

BUSTED!!! Fani-Kayode a liar for claiming he was instrumental in my defection to APC —Gov Umahi

Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Imahi has described a former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode as a liar for saying he was instrumental to his (Umahi’s) defection from the PDP to the ruling APC. Umahi denied Fani-Kayode’s claims on Friday when he appeared on Channels Television. Fani-Kayode, a staunch critic of President Muhammadu Buhari, and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had on Thursday announced his defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) a party he had vowed he would never be found dead in. Fani-Kayode who was presented to President Buhari at the Aso Rock Villa…
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I will woo Ugwuanyi, Makinde, Bala Mohammed to APC — Fani-Kayode

I will woo Ugwuanyi, Makinde, Bala Mohammed to APC — Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode Thursday finally joined the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, vowing to woo Oyo, Bauchi and Enugu States governors to the party. Mr Fani-Kayode was introduced to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Governor of Yobe State and Chairman of the APC national caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni alongside Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara. Mr Fani-Kayode, who also spoke to the correspondents, said he believed that it was time for him to cross over to join hands with the President in moving Nigeria forward. He said: “The point is that I felt it was time to do…
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BREAKING: Senator Shehu Sani joins PDP

BREAKING: Senator Shehu Sani joins PDP

A former federal lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th Senate, dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) before the 2019 general elections. He contested the 2019 senatorial election under the platform of Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), but resigned his membership of the party few months ago. Sani's resignation letter dated July 9, 2021, and addressed to the PRP chairman in ward six, Tudun Wada area of Kaduna State. The letter said: “I wish to formally notify you of my decision to step aside from the Peoples Redemption Party. This…
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BREAKING: Again, Rivers PDP Rep Defects To APC

BREAKING: Again, Rivers PDP Rep Defects To APC

The House of Representatives member representing Tai/Eleme/Oyigbo Federal Constituency of Rivers State, Promise Chisom Dike, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His defection was announced through a letter he addressed to the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, which was read during plenary on Thursday. The lawmaker claimed in his letter that he defected from the PDP as a result of the crisis and division in the party in Rivers State. While describing Gbajabiamila’s leadership as accommodating, Dike said he is “Finally home”, adding that the APC was the right party for him.…
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Anambra Governor Missing As Southern Governors Forum Hold Closed Door Meeting In Enugu (PHOTOS)

Anambra Governor Missing As Southern Governors Forum Hold Closed Door Meeting In Enugu (PHOTOS)

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano is conspicuously missing at the ongoing Southern Governors Forum meeting holding in Enugu State Government House as he is neither present nor sent a representative. The meeting which commenced around 12 pm had in attendance nine governors and seven deputies Governors. The meeting holding at Enugu Government lodge had in attendance Governors of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi; Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu; Rivers State Nyesom Wike; Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola; Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa and Bayelsa state, Doye Diri are present in the meeting. Also, the governor of Ogun state Dapo…
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2023 Presidency: APC Gives Jonathan Condition For Contesting

2023 Presidency: APC Gives Jonathan Condition For Contesting

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has given former President Goodluck Jonathan the condition under which he can contest the 2023 presidency. On Wednesday, there were rumours that the immediate past president had joined the ruling party. But the former president denied this through Ikechukwu Eze, his spokesman. Speaking on Channels Television’s Politics Today, John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary of the APC Caretaker, and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee, said if Jonathan joins APC, he will be given the opportunity to contest the next general election. However, he made it clear that Jonathan will not get an automatic ticket. Asked to comment on…
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Goodluck Jonathan reacts to defection rumours

Goodluck Jonathan reacts to defection rumours

Ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan has denied joining the All Progressives Congress, APC. On Wednesday, a report went viral on social media that the former president has indicated interest to join the ruling party and dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The report fuelled rumours that the former leader may have plans of contesting for the Nation's top seat again in 2023. When contacted, Jonathan's spokesperson, Ikechukwu Eze, described the report as 'fake news'. His words; "The report is fake news, if he defects it would be announced through the proper Channels. "This is a man that's very busy with other things."…
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BREAKING: Senate President, Ahmed Lawan swears in Jarigbe Agom as C/River North Senator

BREAKING: Senate President, Ahmed Lawan swears in Jarigbe Agom as C/River North Senator

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday sworn Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe as a replacement for Stephen Odey. Jarigbe of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has been having a legal battle with Odey on who is the true candidate of the party for Cross River North. Jarigbe, a two time member representing Ogoja/Yala federal constituency, took an oath as a Senator following his victory at the Supreme Court. Recall that the by-election for Cross River North was conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC following the death of Senator Rose Oko.
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