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Atiku Urges INEC to Conduct Credible Elections in 2023
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Atiku Urges INEC to Conduct Credible Elections in 2023

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections in 2023. While acknowledging the International Day for Democracy (IDD), Atiku Abubakar, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Paul Ibe, said INEC should ensure the outcome of the 2023 election reflects the desires of Nigerians. See Also: APC is a dead party – PDP Fires Back at Tinubu Atiku further stated that the upcoming election is a chance for INEC to prove it is not partial. The statement reads: “In 2023, Nigerians will be voting for the leadership that they truly believe will lead this country out of the current dire situation and it is important to use the opportunity of the celebration, this day...
ASUU Strike: NANS Threatens Mass Action from Students
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ASUU Strike: NANS Threatens Mass Action from Students

The Factional President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Umar Farouk, threatens mass action from students if the Federal Government fails to immediately resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The student union said it will occupy the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu until he resolves the ASUU strike. See Also: ASUU Strike: We have Done The Best We Can – FG “Federal Government through the Ministry of Education should within a few working days resolve the lingering ASUU Strike." “As we shall mobilise our students towards occupying the ministry of education until our demands are met,” Farouk said. Farouk also urged the Federal Government to prioritize education and increase the budget allocation to the Minist...
Bishop Kukah Speaks Truth To Power – Atiku
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Bishop Kukah Speaks Truth To Power – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, has lauded the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Father Mathew Kukah, on the occasion of his 70th birthday on August 31. Atiku, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate disclosed this in a statement issued by spokesman, Paul Ibe.   He described Bishop Kukah as a remarkable public intellectual, stressing that his contributions to the country’s democracy were immeasurable.  He said, “Bishop Kukah is widely misunderstood because he speaks truth to power; a task that often attracts adversaries in our kind of society.” See Also: Campaign In Churches, Mosques, Risk Imprisonment – INEC According to Atiku, religious leaders are the moral compass and conscience of the people. “They have the obligation to t...
ASUU Strike: FG convenes Meeting Of Varsity Councils, VCs
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ASUU Strike: FG convenes Meeting Of Varsity Councils, VCs

The Federal Government has convened a meeting of pro-chancellors, vice-chancellors and chairmen of government councils of federal universities in Abuja on September 6 as part of an attempt to find a solution to the prolonged strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The meeting was called on the instance of the National Universities Commission, NUC. The invitation letter which was signed by Chris Maiyaki, NUC’s Deputy Executive Secretary, Administration, stated that participants would review steps taken by the government to resolve the strike. This comes after ASUU declared an indefinite strike after repeatedly rolling over its strike. Recall that ASUU commenced strike on February 14, 2022, over disputes with the federal government bothering on the renegotiati...
Why I Rejoined PDP – Shekarau
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Why I Rejoined PDP – Shekarau

Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, former Governor of Kano State, has revealed why he rejoined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. He said it was the fallout of the Shura Committee that his supporters formed. According to Shekarau, he is neither after office nor position, but striving to protect his integrity and free will as a citizen of the country. The former Governor while speaking at a rally held to welcome him to the PDP stated that he does not stay where fairness and justice are not obtained. He forfeited his candidacy as the Senatorial candidate of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP, saying he has moved to the PDP with his supporters. See Also: Why I Dumped APC For PDP – Saraki He said, “It is not office or position that we are interested in. It is our integrity, dig...
Why I Dumped APC For PDP – Saraki
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Why I Dumped APC For PDP – Saraki

Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, has said that his decision to dump the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was informed by the party’s failure to keep to promises made to Nigerians. He disclosed this when he welcomed several members of the APC who decamped to the PDP in Ilorin, Kwara State. The former Kwara governor alleged undue persecution by the ruling APC. He said, “I didn’t leave APC for fun. I did so because the party failed to fulfill its campaign promises to Nigerians. It failed woefully along this line. “Also, I was taken to all cadres of courts in Nigeria. Even as I didn’t study law, I was almost becoming a lawyer because of my familiarity with so many legal concepts. But in the end, I was vindicated.” See Also: PDP C...
I’m No Stranger To Nigerian Problems – Peter Obi
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I’m No Stranger To Nigerian Problems – Peter Obi

Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, has asked Nigerians to consider the background of all the presidential candidates seeking to lead the country before casting their vote. Obi during an interactive session with Nigerians that welcomed him in Frankfurt, Germany on Friday, said that as a Nigerian that lives in Nigeria, he is not a stranger to the problems confronting the country. The LP presidential candidate and former Governor of Anambra State urged electorates to consider the agenda and capacity of every aspirant before making a choice. Obi said, “When you listen to us, go and check our background, this is not a time for somebody to show us his qualifications, I live in Nigeria and I know Nigeria and what Nigerians need. I am not a stranger to Nig...
ASUU President Labels Some State Varsities Quacks
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ASUU President Labels Some State Varsities Quacks

Emmanuel Osodeke, the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has tagged some state varsities as quacks. Osodeke listed some universities that are not part of the ongoing strike as not members of the union. Recall that ASUU had on February 14, 2022, declared strike over some disagreements with the Federal Government.   The ASUU President had during an interview on Arise Television stated that all institutions under its umbrella are partaking in the industrial action. He said, “Kwara State University is not a member of ASUU, they’ve not joined, you can check. Osun State University was suspended from ASUU for misbehaviour, you can check. See Also: Strike: ASUU Reacts To Parents’ Proposal To Pay N10,000 To End Strike “In LASU that you mentione...
Anambra Ex-Gov Candidate Ozigbo Decamps From PDP, Declares Support For Obi
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Anambra Ex-Gov Candidate Ozigbo Decamps From PDP, Declares Support For Obi

Valentine Ozigbo, the former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in Anambra State has decamped to the Labour Party, LP. Ozigbo while announcing his decision in an interview on Arise Television, threw his weight behind LP presidential candidate, Peter Obi. He noted that his choice of Obi was informed by his desire to back the movement for a competent leader to be elected to guarantee a secured future for citizens. Prior to his interview on Arise TV, Ozigbo had in a Facebook post titled “2023: A Watershed Movement for Nigeria”, endorsed the candidacy of Peter Obi. The statement read, “There comes a defining moment in the life of any country when all people of good conscience must stand up to be counted. Those times offer no middle ground; you are either on ...
Buhari Congratulates Ruto on Becoming Kenya’s New President
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Buhari Congratulates Ruto on Becoming Kenya’s New President

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates William Ruto for winning the Kenyan Presidential election on the 9th of August, 2022. The president says he anticipates more engagements between Nigeria and Kenya under the coming administration. He also praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for his achievements and ambitious leadership, which he gave to his country in the past nine years. See Also: 2023 Election: Jonathan Tells Nigerians Candidates To Vote These were all in a statement by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. the statement reads; “President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the President-elect of Kenya, William Ruto, on his victory in the General Elections on August 9, 2022." “The President also commends the people of Kenya for ...