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Over 5000 APC Members Decamp to PDP in Kogi
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Over 5000 APC Members Decamp to PDP in Kogi

In Kogi State, More than 5000 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday. See Also: Elections:’I am Ready to Serve Nigerians’- Tinubu Debunks Health Rumours The APC members who decamped resided in Avrugo and Igalamela/ Odulu Local Government Area. According to the Daily Post, The former Vice Chairman of Igalamela/Odolu Local Government, Hon. Collins Adama led other party members to defect to PDP. Hon. Collins Adama said APC failed Nigerians, adding that Nigerians must vote out bad leadership in the upcoming presidential election in 2023. He noted that failure to do so means the nation would be doomed, adding that APC should also be ready to pack their loads from Kogi state. Igalamela/Odolu Local Gove...
Elections:’I am Ready to Serve Nigerians’- Tinubu Debunks Health Rumours
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Elections:’I am Ready to Serve Nigerians’- Tinubu Debunks Health Rumours

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has broken silence amidst multiple rumours that he is unfit and unwell to campaign for the presidential elections in 2023. See Also: INEC Warns Against Receiving Funds From Abroad for Political Campaigns In a video Tinubu posted on his social media page on Sunday, he was seen on a treadmill in an attempt to debunk the rumours that he is unwell and unable to campaign for the presidential seat. Tinubu captioned the video, saying, “Many have said I have died; others claim I have withdrawn from the presidential campaign.Well… Nope.” “This is the reality: I am strong, I am healthy and I am READY to serve Nigerians from Day One.” The Rumours surfaced when Tinubu failed to be in attendance ...
INEC Warns Against Receiving Funds From Abroad for Political Campaigns
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INEC Warns Against Receiving Funds From Abroad for Political Campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned political parties to desist from receiving funds from foreign countries to aid their campaigns. The INEC National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, stated this while speaking on a programme, Politics Today, aired on Channels Television. See Also: Court Sacks Ahmed Lawan as APC Senatorial Candidate for Yobe North He also said political parties are not allowed to receive anonymous donations to fund campaigns. This may pose a problem to the Labour Party since it has told Nigerians abroad to fund its campaigns, as the party risk remitting such funds to INEC as stated by Festus Okoye. Okoye said, “Section 225 of the Nigerian constitution makes it clear that no registered political party in Nigeria shall possess any fu...
INEC: Seven Million Voters Registrations Uncompleted
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INEC: Seven Million Voters Registrations Uncompleted

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said after application 7,043,594 Nigerians did not finish the voter registration process before the deadline for the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR). According to INEC, only 3,444,378 out of 10,487,378 eligible voters went for physical registration after completing the online pre-registration process. See Also: CUPP Alleges Manipulation of Voters’ Register by INEC and APC The Commission through a statement by its INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, revealed about 4,161,775 persons attempted the online pre-registration process but failed to complete it and instead went for the physical registration. He also said about 2,881,819 persons finished the online...
2023 Election: INEC Uncovers Numerous Double Registrants from CVR
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2023 Election: INEC Uncovers Numerous Double Registrants from CVR

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, revealed on Monday that it uncovered double registrants in the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR). The Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) kicked off nationwide in January 2022 and concluded on 31, July 2022. INEC Head of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, said irregularities were discovered after the voters' register was cleaned up by the Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS). See Also: Campaign In Churches, Mosques, Risk Imprisonment – INEC “Several double, multiple, and ineligible registrants have also been detected and invalidated." “These include entries that failed to meet the Commission’s business rules because a credible register is at the heart of electoral integrity," He ...
Wike Threatens to Ensure PDP lose 2023 Presidential Election
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Wike Threatens to Ensure PDP lose 2023 Presidential Election

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has threatened to do anything possible to ensure the Peoples Democratic Party loses the 2023 presidential election. Wike on Thursday issued threats at the commissioning of the internal road in Omerelu community in the Ikwerre local government area of the state. The governor at the inauguration responded to the comments of the National Chairman of PDP Iyorichia Ayu, saying the chairman was exhibiting arrogance. See Also: How Buhari, Amaechi Interfered In 2019 Rivers Election – Wike Responding to Ayu's comments, he said “Doctor Ayu said we are children. Yes, the children brought you from the gutter to make you chairman. “Now we have seen that you don’t want the party to win election, we will help you." “These children you said we are,...
Peter Okoye Gives Reason Why Opponents attack Peter Obi
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Peter Okoye Gives Reason Why Opponents attack Peter Obi

Peter Okoye of the duo music group, Psquare, has given his reason why other supporters can’t sell their presidential candidates without attacking the Labour Party’s presidential aspirant, Peter Obi. Peter says other opposing supporters attack Peter Obi because their candidates are bad market. See Also: Tonto Dikeh Abandons Nollywood, Chooses New Career Path He believes that attacking Peter Obi is the only way they can advertise their candidates. He stated this in a tweet on his Twitter page which reads: “Do you know why some people can’t sell their candidates without attacking Peter Obi? Because their candidates are bad market.” Source: Daily Post
2023 Election: Wike Vows to Expose Candidates Making False Promises
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2023 Election: Wike Vows to Expose Candidates Making False Promises

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, vows to expose presidential candidates that are making false promises to rescue Nigeria. Nyesom Wike seemed to target the statements at the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, as he mentions something is bound to happen in the party. He also noted that persons with such misleading campaigns did not mean well for the country, adding that he was in the best position to expose their identities before the upcoming election in 2023. See Also: I Have No Anointed Candidate – Obasanjo The Rivers Governor mentioned this on Monday as he unveiled the construction of internal roads at Eneka town in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state. Wike said: “Some other people are busy, putting themselves together on how they will take ov...
Tinubu Lauds Buhari’s Decision to Only Support APC Candidates
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Tinubu Lauds Buhari’s Decision to Only Support APC Candidates

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who is to contest for the 2023 presidential election under the All Progressive Congress, has lauded President Buhari’s decision to only support his party candidates. Tinubu while speaking at his campaign office as he entertained the APC nation committee members on Saturday, said President Buhari was a bold leader for standing his ground. See Also: Tinubu Better Than Obi, Atiku – Masari He said; “I like the statement of Mr. President a few days ago. Firm, concise, straight to the point, and bold as a leader of our party." “We should commend the President for that statement." “For his commitment and loyalty to the party. And for being a true party leader.” Source: Daily Post
2023 Election: Buhari Says He’ll Only Support APC Candidates
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2023 Election: Buhari Says He’ll Only Support APC Candidates

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he will only back the candidates of his party, the All Progressive Congress (APC) during the 2023 presidential election. He also advised candidates outside the party that are seeking his support would be left on their own. Buhari said in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, that anyone making controversial and derogatory comments in the hope of giving other opposition parties an advantage against the candidates of the ruling party would be disciplined accordingly. See Also: 2023 Election: Omokri Reveals Biggest Beneficiary Of Obi’s Ambition The statement reads: “The Presidency wishes to put it on record, and at the same time, reassure faithful party members that President Muhammadu Buha...