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The Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), an umbrella body of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given assurance that the party’s National Convention will hold in February. Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Chairman of the PGF gave the assurance while speaking with journalists at...
A group of women activists, under the aegis of “Women for Secured Nation”, has urged the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, to run for the office of Nigerian President in 2023. The group made the call in a statement by its Media and Publicity Director, Mrs....
New Tribe Nigeria, a support group, says support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to run for presidency in 2023 is a collective task. It said everyone should support Osinbajo to become president, irrespective of tribal or religious affiliation. The call is contained in a communique issued at the end of a...
 The  All Progressives Congress, APC, Plateau says it will use every available dispute resolution means to reconcile all the aggrieved members of the party. The State Publicity Secretary of APC in Plateau, Mr. Sylvanus Namang, made this in interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday. “We will not...
Mr. Terlumun Ikya, an economic consultant, has joined the race for 2023 Benue governorship election. Ikya, currently the Project Management Consultant, coordinating Federal Government’s Micro, Small, Medium Size Enterprises (MSME) clinics, said this when he addressed newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. He said that he was moved to run for the...
The pioneer chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Letep Dabang and other bigwigs of the party, have resolved to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The aggrieved APC chieftains reached the resolution tagged “Great Movement” at a meeting held in Barkin Ladi on Wednesday evening. The resolution signed by Mr....
The Congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, attack on the United States (U.S.) Capitol is asking House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to voluntarily provide information to the panel. But McCarthy, the lawmaker, said on Wednesday night that he would not cooperate. The information selected a committee to seek to include details...
A coalition of political groups, The Progressive Project (TPP), has vowed to mobilize all necessary support for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to emerge as the 2023 presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Head of TPP’s Situation Room, Mr. Jeffry Omoh, stated this at the group first interactive meeting...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Publicity Secretary in Ebonyi, Mr. Chika Nwoba, on Wednesday slumped when he was arraigned in a Chief Magistrates Court in Abakaliki. Nwoba could not respond to the charges levelled against him due to illness. The Defence Counsel, Mr. Luke Nkwoagu, urged the court to direct that...
 Gov. Hope Uzodimma of Imo has commended the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the creation of new polling units. The governor gave the commendation on Wednesday, when he received in audience the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner for Imo, Prof. Francis  Ezeonu, and his team, who were...
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP, has adopted the report of its  seven-man Committee ahead of the June 18 Ekiti governorship election. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its National Organizing Secretary, Hon. Umaru Bature, on Wednesday night in Abuja. According to the statement, the NWC...
A political group, Women in Nigeria for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has commended Sen. Bola Tinubu for declaring interest in the 2023 presidential election, describing it as victory for lovers of good governance and better Nigeria. National Coordinator of the group, Alhaja Kafilat Ogbara, gave the commendation in a statement...
Prince Godswill Edward, Special Adviser on Sports and Cinematography to Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River, has promised to create jobs for youths in the state, if elected governor in 2023. Speaking in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Calabar, Edward, a son- in-law...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied reports that it has shifted its National Convention earlier slated for February to June. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Akpanudoedehe described the report as fake news. “The general...
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi Chapter has said that Gov. Dave Umahi would bring massive infrastructural development and economic prosperity to Nigeria if given the opportunity to lead the country. Chief Stanley Okoro-Emegha, APC Caretaker Committee stated this on Wednesday in Abakaliki while briefing newsmen on the declaration by...
Benue House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed eight commissioners nominees sent to the house by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue. The screening and confirmation of the nominees followed a letter to the house by Ortom requesting it to confirm them. The  nominees are Mr. Kester Kyenge, Mr. Jude Uungwa, Mr. Williams...
Dr. Salihu Lukman, Director-General, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) required sincere and visionary leadership ahead of 2023 general poll. Lukman said this on Tuesday in Abuja, at an APC Stakeholders Summit organized by the APC Rebirth Group with the theme “Rebuilding the APC of our...