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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...
Court Sacks Ahmed Lawan as APC Senatorial Candidate for Yobe North
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Court Sacks Ahmed Lawan as APC Senatorial Candidate for Yobe North

The Federal High Court has invalidated the parallel primary election of 9th June 2022 that elected Ahmed Lawan as the APC senatorial candidate for Yobe North. See Also: Obiano’s Wife Wins APGA Ticket For Anambra North Senate Poll In a judgement delivered yesterday by Justice Fadimatu Murtala, the court orders the All Progressive Congress to present the name of Bashir Shariff Machina as the authentic candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District. The Court still recognizes the primary election conducted by the party on the 28th of May 2022 but prefers another candidate. Source: Daily Post
Tinubu Celebrates Bishop Oyedepo’s 68th Birthday
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Tinubu Celebrates Bishop Oyedepo’s 68th Birthday

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, celebrates the new age of Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church Worldwide. See Also: Pat Utomi Dares Tinubu to Make Medical Test Public Asiwaju Tinubu noted in a statement by his media office yesterday, the positive influence of Bishop Oyedepo on the Pentecostal Christian movement In Nigeria since he began his ministry 40 years ago. He also lauded the Bishop’s vision and investment in Education, notably Covenant University in Ogun State and Landmark University in Kwara State, which is excelling in research and technology. “I rejoice with and celebrate Bishop David Oyedepo on his 68th birthday today. Bishop Oyedepo has served God and our country very well with the life-changing impacts...
Pat Utomi Dares Tinubu to Make Medical Test Public
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Pat Utomi Dares Tinubu to Make Medical Test Public

Labour Party chieftain and political economist, Pat Utomi, has dared the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, to carry out a medical test and make the result public. See Also: Peter Obi Reveals His Economic Master Plan He stated this when he spoke on Channels Television’s Politics Today, saying that next year’s election is a battle for the lives of Nigerians. He said there were evident signs that Tinubu is unfit to become president of the country while challenging him to go for a medical check-up and he should reveal the results to the public. “Our country has suffered so much from having ailing leaders. That was why the Vice President stepped up." American Presidents go through medicals that are made public. Let him (Tinubu) go for medic...
Peter Obi Reveals His Economic Master Plan
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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...
PDP Crisis: Ayu Won’t Resign, Atiku Tells Wike
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PDP Crisis: Ayu Won’t Resign, Atiku Tells Wike

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says the PDP National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu would not step down as requested by Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike. The Rivers Governor and other PDP Governors belonging to his camp demanded that Ayu resigned and stepped down from his position as the PDP National Chairman. See Also: Atiku Urges INEC to Conduct Credible Elections in 2023 The demand from Wike had resulted in a conflict within the party with Atiku now advising the party chieftains to reconsider their decisions. In a statement on Wednesday, Atiku said: “On the calls for the resignation or removal from office of our national chairman, however, I must reiterate what I have said severally in public and in private; the decision for D...
Tinubu Urges APC to Do More Ahead of 2023 Elections
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Tinubu Urges APC to Do More Ahead of 2023 Elections

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, insists that the party members in the Northeast ought to do more ahead of the 2023 general elections. See Also: Tinubu Lobbied To Become Abachas’s Minister – Peter Obi Media    While speaking during the wedding reception of Governor Yahaya’s son, Mishahu Yahaya, he reminded the devotees of APC that Kashim Shettima, his running mate, is from their region. He also thanked the party supporters and members for all their support. “Now that your son is equally the running mate you have to double your efforts, and you have to do more." “I challenge you to do more than what you have done in the past”, Tinubu said Ahmed Lawan, The President of the Senate said the Northeast is Tinubu’s second zone a...
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...
CUPP Alleges Manipulation of Voters’ Register by INEC and APC
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CUPP Alleges Manipulation of Voters’ Register by INEC and APC

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has claimed to have intercepted documents that reveal the plans plotted by the members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to rig the upcoming 2023 presidential election. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fs9LaLFpaho CUPP spokesperson, Ikenga ugochinyere revealed at a press conference that a Bimodal Accreditation System (BVAS) machine had been compromised and used to register false voters that would be used to rig the election in favour of the APC. See Also: Supreme Court Declares Odii Ifeanyi as Ebonyi’s PDP Governorship Candidate Ikega noted that if the BVAS was not in their favour, a document CUPP discovered was filed at the Owerri Federal High Court on August 24 appealing for the potential sack of the INEC Chairman to scra...
Peter Obi is a regional candidate – Reno Omokri
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Peter Obi is a regional candidate – Reno Omokri

Nigerian Activist and Lawyer, Reno Omokri, has said the presidential ticket holder of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, is a regional candidate. Omokri made this statement on Wednesday when speaking on Politics Today aired on Channels Television. See Also: FG’s Inaction To End ASUU Strike Worrisome, Unacceptable – Peter Obi He also claimed that Peter Obi’s supporters popularly known as the “Obidient Movement”, are encouraging the sit-at-home order directed by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday. “I know they had a sit-at-home yesterday, Tuesday, September 13, 2022." “Now Obidients and Peter Obi who normally have things every day in the South East obeyed that IPOB sit-at-home and this is not the first time." “Previously, IPOB used to have it on Mondays, Peter...