Tag: 2023 Election

Peter Obi Reveals His Economic Master Plan
News, Nigeria

Peter Obi Reveals His Economic Master Plan

The Labour Party’s Presidential candidate, Peter Obi, revealed the seven economic master plans his administration would implement if he is made president. See Also: PDP Crisis: Ayu Won’t Resign, Atiku Tells Wike Peter obi revealed during his engagement with the private sector under the Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) in Lagos, that his government would provide an encouraging environment for the sector by implementing the right policies. “Our goal is to bring back people’s trust in governance." “For you to generate revenue, it is the job of government to encourage economic growth and create jobs, who will, in turn, invest in the economy and pay taxes." “Start pulling the people out of poverty and encourage economic growth. China finances its budget majorly...
Tinubu Better Than Obi, Atiku – Masari
Elections, News, Nigeria

Tinubu Better Than Obi, Atiku – Masari

Aminu Masari, the Governor of Katsina State, has rated the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, above his counterparts for the 2023 presidential election. Masari, 72, stated this during an interview with TVC. Responding to a question on Tinubu’s chances at the poll, Masari asked “Who is better than him in the political terrain of Nigeria today?” Comparing Tinubu to Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate, he said, “I don’t know him. Somebody who was a governor of Anambra? Go and ask a Katsina man and the politicians, how many of them know Peter Obi? We are talking about a presidential candidate of Nigeria, somebody who has cut all barriers – tribal, religious, regional, name it.” See Also: NBA Conference: Shettima Had An Agenda – Omok...
IPOB Declares No Interest in Peter Obi or Igbo Presidency
News, Nigeria

IPOB Declares No Interest in Peter Obi or Igbo Presidency

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, says its members do not accept the Presidential Candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, or any Igbo Presidency. The group reveals that their goal doesn’t change even if a candidate from the Southeast emerges as President, saying that Nigeria is irredeemable. The spokesman of the group, Emma Powerful, says that the Igbo supporters of Peter Obi are not part of its members as the IPOB is not interested in anyone contesting for the presidential Office. See Also: It’s Peter Obi’s Turn, Peter Okoye Tells Dino In a statement he signed, Powerful said: “The Igbo people rallying behind Peter Obi are not IPOB members because IPOB’s goal is the disintegration of the Nigerian enterprise irrespective of whether Peter Obi or anyone else from the ...
2023 Election: I Won’t Mind If Tinubu, Peter Obi Wins – Akeredolu
Elections, News, Nigeria

2023 Election: I Won’t Mind If Tinubu, Peter Obi Wins – Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has reaffirmed his stance on the next president of the country coming from the Southern part of Nigeria. He disclosed this on Wednesday during an interview on the Channels Television programme, Politics Today. Akeredolu said he would be alright if either All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu or his Labour Party, LP, counterpart, Peter Obi wins the 2023 presidential election. Responding to a question on the Muslim-Muslim ticket of the ruling APC, Akeredolu insisted religion should not be a priority. He said, “Religion is not the issue now. We have other issues that should be at the front burner in this country. The issue of restructuring, rotational presidency, etc. See Also: Aregbesola Plotting Against Tinu...
Nigerian Lawmaker says He didn’t Join Politics for Money
News

Nigerian Lawmaker says He didn’t Join Politics for Money

Tajudeen Adefisoye, who is a member of the House of Representatives says he didn’t join politics for money, bragging that he was already driving a Lamborghini at the age of 18. Tajudeen Adefisoye popularly known as small Alhaji represents the Ifedore/Idanre Federal Constituency. He bragged on his Twitter handle that he entered politics to serve and not for money, he stated this while supporting the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, Bola Tinubu. See Also: Muslim-Muslim Ticket: Shun Exclusionist Politics, Atiku Urges Nigerians He also added that he was born into one of the wealthiest families in Ondo State. “Drove a Lamborghini at the Age of 18, came from one of the richest families in Ondo State. Na passion for development carry some of us enter politic...
INEC: New Voters Registrations Hit 10.4 million
Elections, News, Nigeria

INEC: New Voters Registrations Hit 10.4 million

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) disclosed that the registrations of Nigerians in the Continuous Voters Registration hit 10.4 million. The commission also stated that a total of 11 million registrants had their registration completed as of Tuesday. It was also revealed that 3.3 million of the registrants requested their registration online while 7.6 million registrants went for physical registration. The commission also gave a gender analysis of registrants as 5,453,071 males and 5,558,048 females out of which 80,101 are persons with disabilities, completed their registration. See Also: 2023 Elections: Continuous Voter Registration To End July 31 – INEC INEC also revealed the age distribution of people who requested for registration, stating that 7,8...
Peter Obi, You Cannot Win Unless You Come and Ask for Forgiveness – Father Mbaka
Elections, News, Nigeria, Religion

Peter Obi, You Cannot Win Unless You Come and Ask for Forgiveness – Father Mbaka

The controversial Catholic priest, Rev. Father Mbaka, has warned Peter Obi that he is wasting his time on his Presidential bid if he does not come and beg him for forgiveness. Mbaka was obviously peaved at the resurfacing of the video where he was practically arm twisting Peter Obi to donate to his adoration ministry. In that video, Father Mbaka made mockery of himself and the Catholic Church as a whole which resulted in his Bishop asking him to apologize. The video of that apology also went viral and has again resurfaced. https://youtu.be/ND4GMlt-Qw0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7OrTNsS6LY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FoxiySi_bBw In his current tirade against Peter Obi, he accused Obi of campaigning with the video, saying that he, Father Mbaka, apologized to h...
2023: Fresh Trouble For Peter Obi In LP As Faction Emerges
Elections, News, Nigeria

2023: Fresh Trouble For Peter Obi In LP As Faction Emerges

There is trouble brewing within the Labour Party (LP), as Jude Ezenwafor, a former chairman of the party in Anambra State, has been declared the winner of the presidential primary organised by a faction of the party. Ezenwafor’s affirmation took place in Abuja on Wednesday. “I am on a rescue mission to free Nigeria from social, economic and political crises currently bedevilling it. “Labour Party will win the general election. Our party is going to take over Nigeria and bring back the glory Nigeria needs. “I have been in the corridors of government for the past 20 years. We are here on a rescue mission,” NAN quoted Ezenwafor as saying. Read Also: Why I Joined Labour Party – Peter Obi The development comes days after a former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, was ele...
Former Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso Declares For Presidency
Elections, News, Nigeria

Former Kano Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso Declares For Presidency

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Tuesday, picked the nomination and expression of interest forms of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) for the 2023 presidential election. Kwankwaso, who said he paid N30 million for the forms, called on Nigerians, especially politicians who truly want to change the country for good, to join the NNPP. Speaking at the national headquarters of the NNPP in Abuja, Kwankwaso said his party would take over power in 2023. He urged Nigerians to come together and make sure Nigeria is returned to peace and a modern world economy. “I am happy to say that I have already paid the N30m to the party for the expression of interest and presidential nomination forms,” Kwankwaso said. “Let me call on all Nigerians, es...
Bode George Warns PDP Against Open Presidential Ticket
Elections, News, Nigeria

Bode George Warns PDP Against Open Presidential Ticket

PDP A former Deputy National Vice Chairman (South-West) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, has warned the party against leaving its 2023 presidential ticket open for all members to contest. George said the PDP must make a definitive statement that it is zoning the presidency to the South in line with the constitution of the party. He also appealed to the National Chairman of the PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, to put the party on winning ways by correcting some pitfalls that could mar the party’s chances of winning the forthcoming 2023 general election or face imminent defeat. Read Also: 2023: Anyim, Obi, Other Presidential Aspirants Unite To Chase PDP Ticket For Southeast George, a permanent Board of Trustees member of the party, who spoke at the weekend in Lagos...