Comrade Adewale Expresses Gratitude To Tinubu, APC For Support, Confidence In His Aspiration

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 138 total views,  51 views today Peterclaver Egbochue The ex-Chairman of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos state, Comrade Ayodele Adewale has expressed gratitude to the former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress, APC for his support and confidence in his aspiration. Comrade Adewale also thanked the executive governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his team for having confidence in him. He promised to work hard to ensure that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu becomes the next President of Nigeria on May 29, 2023.…

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Tinubu Media Team Pays Courtesy Visit To Kola Perigrino, One Of The National Officers Of SWAGA

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 175 total views,  51 views today …TMT Pledges Full Alliance With SWAGA On Thursday  14  October  2021 Tinubu Media Team (TMT) became the latest group to pledge full alliance to the South West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA). Various political groups have continued to align and realign with the common goal of mounting pressure on the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Emeritus of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to contest for the 2023 presidential race in Nigeria.  The former executive chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Lagos State…

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Strategies In Place To Ensure Peaceful Election In Anambra -Army

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 397 total views,  51 views today The Nigerian Army says it has mapped out strategies to ensure that residents of Anambra State enjoy peace and security before, during, and after the governorship election scheduled to hold on November 6. Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, General Officer Commanding 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Enugu, said that the army would also ensure the safety of corps members on electoral duties. Lagbaja said this when Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), paid him a courtesy visit at the division’s headquarters, Enugu. In a…

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Electronic Transmission Of Results: Senate Bows To Public Outcry, Rescinds Decision

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 307 total views,  2 views today After months of public outcry over the resolution of the upper chamber on electronic transmission of election results by INEC to be determined by the Nigeria Communications commission subject to approval by the National Assembly, the Senate Tuesday rescind its decision . The Senate had in July during consideration of report on 2010 Electoral Act ( Amendment ) Bill 2021 submitted by its Committee on INEC, amended clause 52(3) as recommended. While the clause as presented by the committee in the report , says INEC can…

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Change Of Guard Imminent In 2021, Throw Away 1999 Constitution – Bakare

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 365 total views The Serving Overseer, The Citadel Global Community Church, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has called for a change of guard in the country, saying those around the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) look tired. Bakare, at the state of the nation broadcast on Sunday, said the time to rescue Nigeria from opportunists in government had come. The cleric, while delivering his address, titled, ‘The Black Box of Nigeria’s Politics,’ also said there were forces influencing those in government to misbehave. He said, “Change of guards simply means that we…

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2023: Tinubu Groups Launch Abuja Campaign Office Oct 23

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 198 total views,  2 views today Supporters of All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, will, on October 23, formally inaugurate an office where operations leading to his campaign will take place, The PUNCH has learnt. The news comes a few days after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State launched the South-West Agenda 2023 campaign codenamed SWAGA. Although Tinubu has not formally declared his intention to run for president in 2023, his supporters, many of whom are elected government officials, have begun mobilising support for him nationwide The campaign office, which is located…

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Anambra Election: INEC, NSA Meet Over Worsening Insecurity

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 312 total views Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday met with the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno. The meeting, which was held at the INEC conference room in Abuja, had in attendance the Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, heads of various security agencies, Inter-Agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) as well as senior electoral officials. Mr Monguno was represented by an NSA official, Sanusi Galadima. In his remarks, Yakubu decried the worsening insecurity in Anambra, warning…

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Electoral Reform: Jega, Agbakoba, Dokpesi, Others Move To Rescue Nigeria

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 349 total views,  2 views today Nigeria’s immediate past Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC Professor Attahiru Jega is at the forefront of a new movement seeking to rescue Nigeria from the shackles of fraudulent electoral system with a threat to occupy the National Assembly if need be to ensure electronic transmission of results becomes part of the law. The coalition of prominent politicians and technocrats which is also co-chaired by renowned lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Olisa Agbakoba intends to mount pressure on the Nigerian government and the…

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Anambra 2021: PDP Candidate, Ozigbo Suspends Rallies Over Spate Of Killings

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 320 total views,  2 views today Mr Valentine Ozigbo, the PDP Governorship Candidate in Anambra, has announced the temporary suspension of his campaign rallies over the rising spate of killings in the state. In an independence message issued by Mrs Aziza Uko, the Director, Media and Communications of his Campaign Organisation, Ozigbo urged an immediate end to the violent attacks and killings of innocent Nigerians in different parts of the state. He condemned the development and commiserated with the families of those who were either killed or maimed by the unidentified assailants.…

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Nigeria@61: PDP Urges Support For President Buhari

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 214 total views,  2 views today The PDP in Lagos State has urged Nigerians and ethnic nationalities to support President Muhammadu Buhari in executing Federal Government’s dialogue-based solutions to legitimate grievances. The PDP Publicity Secretary in the state, Mr Taofik Gani, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Lagos while reacting to the President’s 61st Independence Day Broadcast on Friday. NAN recalls that the president in his broadcast to the nation stressed the need for a peaceful and united Nigeria. He said that the government was ready to arrest and…

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Nigeria @ 61:Government Should Be Sensitivity To Nigerians’ Plight-Dr Joe Odumakin

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 169 total views,  2 views today Peterclaver Egbochue Activist and President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin has called out the Federal Government of Nigeria to show sensitivity in the plight of Nigerians as the country marks its 61st independence anniversary on October 1st. Dr Odumakin, in a press statement she personally signed a copy of which The Claver Magazine obtained on Thursday titled, ” Another Independence anniversary is here: Any cause for cheers?” charged the government to rise above petty sentiments and primordial interests to salvage the country…

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2023 Election: Former President Jonathan Backs Call For Electronic Transmission Of Results

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 176 total views Former President Dr Goodluck Jonathan has added his voice to the growing call for electronic transmission of election results, stressing that the bid by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to introduce more electronic means in the conduct of elections would enhance the electoral body’s processes in the conduct of free and fair elections. Dr Jonathan noted the nation has made incremental progress towards deepening the roots of democracy, adding that Nigerians want more to be done by politicians to make the democratic rule work better for the…

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Convention: We’ve Gone Beyond Secondus – PDP

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 181 total views,  2 views today Ahead of the October 31 national elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the contact and mobilization sub-committee has said that the suspended national chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus is no longer an issue as the PDP prepares to reposition itself for the 2023 general elections. The committee stated this shortly after its maiden meeting which held at the National Executive Committee, NEC Hall in Abuja. Fielding questions from journalists, deputy governor of Taraba state, Haruna Manu who stood in for the chairman,…

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Northern Govs Meet On VAT Today, Sans Berate Malami

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 243 total views The Northern Governors’ Forum will on Monday (today) hold an emergency meeting to discuss issues relating to the Value Added Tax, The PUNCH has learnt. It was further gathered that the planned meeting, which would be hosted by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasiru  El-Rufai,  would be presided over by the Chairman of the forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong. The Coordinator of the Northern Governors Forum Secretariat and  Secretary to the Plateau State Government, Professor Danladi Atu, confirmed the planned meeting in an interview with …

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Northern Elders Regret Getting Rid Of Jonathan To Elect Buhari ―NEF PRO, Baba-Ahmed

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 343 total views Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has said that it regretted that it got rid of then President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 elections to vote in the incumbent, Muhammadu Buhari. The forum said it is disappointed that Buhari has let down millions of Nigerians including members of the All Progressives Congress who trusted in his leadership prior to the poll six years ago. NEF Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, who spoke on Tuesday when he featured on Arise TV’s ‘The Morning Show’ breakfast programme, therefore, said…

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Fani-Kayode Joins APC, Explains Role In Defection Of Three PDP Governors

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 572 total views Former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, has officially defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former PDP chieftain was introduced to President Muhammadu Buhari as the newest member of the ruling party on Thursday during a visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He was led to the meeting with the President by the APC National Caretaker Committee Chairman and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, as well as Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State. The Secretary to the Government…

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Southern Governors Back VAT Collection By States, Zoning Of 2023 Presidency To South

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 512 total views Governors from the southern region of Nigeria have declared their support for the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) by state governments, in place of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). They made the declaration on Thursday at a meeting of the Southern Governors’ Forum held at the Government House in Enugu State. Chairman of the Forum and Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, made the position of the governors known in a communique issued at the end of the meeting. According to him, the meeting resolved to support…

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We Are Set For The One Million-Man March At UN Assembly ―Prof Akintoye, NINAS

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 385 total views,  2 views today Chairman of Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), Emeritus Professor, Banji Akintoye, has said all is set for the million-man freedom march scheduled to hold at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United States of America from 14th to 24th September, 2021. In a statement released on Monday, Akintoye said the protest is meant to show to the world the alleged “genocide” being perpetrated by murderous herdsmen in the name of grazing in the South and Middle-Belt of Nigeria. The renowned Professor of History…

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We ‘ll Welcome Jonathan To The APC – Spokesman

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 125 total views The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it would welcome former President Goodluck Jonathan if he decides to join the ruling party. Spokesman of the APC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday, said if the Nigerian ex-President defects to their fold, it will strengthen the party’s structure. “I am hearing that for the first time that we are expecting the former President. That will be great news. We will welcome him; that will also strengthen the party,” Akpanudoedehe, who…

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Do Something Urgently, Nigerians Living In Fear Over Unending Insecurity, Akeredolu Tells Buhari

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 435 total views,  2 views today — Restore people’s hope, make Nigeria livable — insists open grazing is now illegal —- We’re not afraid to make decisions, time to take bull by the horns Chairman of the South Governors Forum, Rotimi Akeredolu has raised the alarm that Nigerians are living in fear over the unending insecurity across the country. Akeredolu said this while receiving members of the Governing Board of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) led by the Chairman, Ambassador Godknows Boladie Igali to his office in Akure, the state…

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