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Lai Mohammed can’t win election in his ward in Kwara, Lagos is his home – Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Lai Mohammed can?t win election in his ward in Kwara, Lagos is his home - Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara state has said that Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed is of no political value in his ward in the North Central state.

The Governor who has been at loggerheads with Lai Mohammed, in an interview with ThisDay also countered the Minister’s claim of raising a major part of the funds for the 2019 elections in the state, which the APC won by a landslide.

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Afenifere tackles Adenisa for comparing Buhari to Awolowo and Azikiwe

Afenifere tackles Adenisa for comparing Buhari to Awolowo and Azikiwe

The pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere has tackled the special adviser to President Buhari on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, for comparing his boss, President Buhari to former Nigerian leaders, Obafemi Awolowo and Nnamdi Azikiwe.

In his weekly article, Adesina wrote

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is an honest man. Whatever he tells you, please take it serious. You can even take it to the bank, as it’s a cheque that will never bounce.

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I’ll run for president if God and Nigerians say I should – Pastor Tunde Bakare

I?ll run for president if God and Nigerians say I should - Pastor Tunde Bakare

Pastor Tunde Bakare, founder of Citadel Global Community Church (formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly), has hinted he could run for the 2023 presidential elections.

Bakare said this on Friday, October 15, after a private meeting with the President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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No Tribe Has Monopoly Of Leading Nigeria – Tambuwal

Calling on Muslins and Christians to live in harmony, Rev. Olasupo condoled the people of the state over the loss of lives occasioned by the unfortunate incident of bandits attacks in some communities of the state.

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has re-affirmed that no group of people, no matter their religious affiliation or tribe can arrogate the leadership of Nigeria to themselves to the exclusion of other people of the country.

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Insecurity in South East: Ifeanyi Ubah asks FG to examine the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kanu

Senator Ubah who is the candidate Candidate of YPP in the November 6, 2021 Anambra State gubernatorial election, urged the Federal government to critically examine the issues surrounding the arrest and detention of Nnamdi Kanu.

Ifeanyi Ubah, has said that the immediate release of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu will end the spate of insecurity in the South East geo political zone of the country.

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Zamfara State: Gov Bello Matawalle swears in 14 local government sole administrators

The newly sworn in Local Government Sole Administrators are: Ahmed Balarabe (Anka ), Dr Aminu Sulaiman Yarkufoji (Bakura) Kabiru Ladan Maigoro (Birnin-Magaji), Bashiru Muawiya (Bukkuyum), Mohammed Saddiq Maiturare (Bungudu), Abubakar Shehu Daki-Takwas. (Gummi), Sanusi Mohammed Sarki (Gusau).

Others include Nasiru Altine Yakamata (Kauran Namoda), Umaru Muazu Naabu (Maradun), Salisu Isa D/Gulbi (Maru), Abdulrahman Bala (Shinkafi), Dahiru Maiyara Garbadu (Talata-Mafara), Aminu Mudi (Tsafe), Dr Auwal Ahmad Bawa Moriki (Zurmi)

Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has sworn in fourteen Local Government administrators with a charge to prioritize security by working closely with security agencies to secure their respective areas from the menace of banditry.

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Obasanjo silenced every contender to anoint Yar’Adua as PDP presidential candidate – Nnamani

Obasanjo silenced every contender to anoint Yar?Adua as PDP presidential candidate - Nnamani

Former senate president, Ken Nnamani has alleged that former President Olusegun Obasanjo silenced everyone to ensure that late Umaru Musa Yar’adua emerges as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2007.

Nnamani made the claim in his newly-released book, ‘Standing Strong: Legislative Reforms, Third Term and Other Issues of the 5th Senate’.

According to him, former governor of Rivers state, Peter Odili was “the most prepared of the lot for the ticket”, but suddenly there was a “skeleton in his cupboard, about the EFCC and some documents”.

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President Buhari welcomes Nkem Okeke into APC

The deputy governor of Anambra State, Dr Nkem Okeke was formally presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by Gov. Hope Uzodimma of Imo and Governor Mai Mala Buni at the State House, Abuja on Wednesday.

However, The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has dismissed as inconsequential, the defection of the deputy Governor to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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PDP will win Governorship Election in Anambra State – Gov Ifeanyi Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the November 6 governorship election in Anambra as it did in Edo in 2020.

The governor asserted this when he received the party’s flag bearer in the election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo and some defectors from All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra led by the Youth Leader in the state, Mr Magnus Eziokwu, in Asaba on Tuesday.

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Presidency: Abia gov makes case for South East

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has backed agitation to zone the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential ticket in 2023 to the South East. Last week, PDP stakeholders, at a National Executive Council meeting (NEC) in Abuja, zoned the party’s national chairmanship position to the North.

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