2023: OPPOSITION GROUPS, PARTIES MAY MERGE TO BATTLE APC

2023: Parties, groups may merge to ‘battle’ APC Tunde Sulaiman, Johnson Ayantunji and Onyekachi Eze  …opposition meets to strategise •Pat Utomi, Obi Ezekwesili, Fawehinmi, others in steering committee •We’re not averse to merger –PDP A lthough the next general elections are still four years away, but a script that played out in 2013, giving birth to the All Progressives Congress, which successfully edged out the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) two years later is once again being written. According to some principal actors in the know, the opposition parties,…

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REAL REASON APC STAKEHOLDERS WANT OSHIMOMHOLE OUT: THE 2023 AGENDA

Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos Facts emerged on Monday on why some stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are demanding the removal of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party. Speaking with our correspondent, a member of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), who preferred not to be named, said those calling for Oshiomhole’s removal were doing so because of the intrigues associated with the 2023 presidential election. According to him, many of those behind the call were afraid Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, who is…

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2023 PRESIDENCY DIVIDES OSINBAJO, TINUBU

Vincent Kalu Notwithstanding public appearances and statements to the contrary, political permutations and maneuvering for the 2023 presidential race may have finally come between the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. This became glaring following some developments in the presidency, which appeared to have reduced the influence of the VP within government. About three weeks ago, government agencies under the supervision of Vice President Osinbajo were directed to be seeking their approvals from the President, and same…

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ANY ATTEMPT TO DENY SOUTH PRESIDENCY IN 2023 AMOUNTS TO THIRD TERM AGENDA- FORMER REPS MINORITY LEADER

  Dr Wumi Bewaji, the executive secretary of the Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reform (CODER) and former Minority Leader in the House of Representatives, was among the arrowheads of the forces that frustrated the third term agenda in the buildup to the 2007 presidential election. In this interview by BOLA BADMUS, he speaks on the journey so far for Nigeria as it marks 59th independence anniversary, politics of 2023 and the menace of corruption.   A lot of people differ on the strides of Nigeria since its attainment of…

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OSHIOMHOLE SPEAKS ON HIS 2023 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN POSTERS

  Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has disowned the 2023 presidential campaign posters bearing his picture and name. The former Edo governor, who said he was not aware of the posters, described the situation as the handiwork of mischief makers. Oshiomhole spoke through his Chief Press Secretary, Simon Egbebulem, in a reaction to an inquiry by our correspondent. He said, “The posters allegedly in circulation are handiworks of mischief workers who are hell bent on circulating materials to cause confusion in the…

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TINUBU, OSHIOMHOLE, EL RUFAI 2023 POSTERS SPARK DEBATES

  Tobi Aworinde, Abuja Four years ahead of the 2023 Presidential election, politics of who emerges the next President of Nigeria seems to be dominating the social media space, no thanks to political posters posted in some strategic parts of the country. Those whose posters can be seen in parts of Nigeria include the All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. In Kaduna city, posters which read, ‘El- Rufai 2023 (Mai Aiki) for President, Federal Republic of Nigeria’,…

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I WILL SUCCEED BUHARI AS PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA SAYS TUNDE BAKARE

I will succeed Buhari as President of Nigeria, nothing can change it. I am number 16, Buhari is number 15. I never said it to you before. I am saying it now and nothing can change it. In the name of Jesus, he is number 15. I am number 16. To this end was I born and for this purpose came I into the world. I have prepared you for this for more than 30 years. Pastor Tunde Bakare https://www.facebook.com/444807728996437/posts/1779780175499179/?substory_index=0  

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BUHARI SUPPORTERS START MOVEMENT FOR HIS THIRD TERM, SEE PICS, COMMENTS

President Buhari’s Supporters Start Movement For His 3rd Term(photos) Some of President Buhari’s supporters have started movement for President Buhari’s third term.Sharing the news on Facebook,they wrote…. Movement for the Approval of BUHARI Third Term. We demand Constitutional AMENDMENT to Enable Baba CONTINUE Beyond 2023. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=549802915775548&id=124468771642300 Source: http://www.trezzyhelm.com/2019/09/president-buharis-supporters-start.html?m=1 Re

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2023 PRESIDENCY BEHIND VILLA’S MOVES ON OSINBAJO

Govs To Rally Support For Osinbajo, NEC As the air begins to clear on the situation in the Presidential Villa, where Vice President Yemi Osibanjo is reported to be battling a cabal, the Vice President might need the support of governors to defend his position as head of the National Economic Council (NEC) as the prime constitutional economic body in the country. At last Thursday’s meeting of NEC, in Abuja, two governors, one from the Southwest and another from the Southeast expressed confidence in the VP’s leadership and asked President…

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I PITY ANY PARTY THAT DOESN’T FIELD A NORTHERNER IN 2019- AYCF PRESIDENT

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has said any political party that fails to field a Northerner as its presidential candidate for the next presidential election should have itself to blame. There are speculations in some quarters that the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) might fizzle out of power should it fail to allow a Northerner as a presidential candidate in 2023. When the now opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held sway from 1999 to 2015, the party used to rotate where to choose its presidential candidates, mainly from the…

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