2023

Crisis Brew in APC as Powerful Forces Move to Sack Oshiomhole Over Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition

  Indications have emerged that some stakeholders in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), particularly from the Northern region are neck deep in a plot to orchestrate the removal of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the party. Speaking with our correspondent, a member of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), who pleaded anonymity, confirmed that those calling for Oshiomhole’s removal were doing so because of the intrigues associated with the 2023 presidential election. According to him, many behind the call were afraid Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, who has been reported to be nursing presidential ambition in 2023, might easily get the party’s ticket [Read]

Buhari may contest in 2023 – Buba Galadima says

  What’s your assessment of the present state of the nation, especially the insecurity challenge? I have never seen such a terrible situation like what we are witnessing in Nigeria today under the APC-led government of President Muhammadu Buhari. Not even during the colonial era, and the military period have Nigerians passed through this hard times. With Buhari in charge, it is like Nigerians have entered a one-chance bus. What is even surprising is that despite all the hardship, and suffering being inflicted on Nigerians, Buhari is not bothered. He doesn’t feel moved by the cries of hardship and sufferings, which his government has brought upon Nigerians. Now Buhari has [Read]

2023: Tinubu’s Presidential campaign office opens

  OSOGBO – A presidential campaign office bearing the names and photographs of Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been opened in Osun state, rekindling rumours of Tinubu’s intention to run in 2023. Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had long denied any intentions to run for the 2023 presidency. However, the office opened to pursue 2023 Presidency of Tinubu has a big billboard mounted with the inscription: “Tinubu 2023. Tinubu is Non Negotiable, (TNN 2023)” – Sponsored by Hon Mutiu Kunle Okunola. The office was used as the campaign office of immediate past speaker of the state house of assembly, Hon. Najeem Salaam during the governorship race [Read]

Buhari will not seek third term – Presidency

ABUJA – President Muhammadu Buhari will not, under any circumstance, seek a third term in office, his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said on Tuesday. Mr Shehu said he was reacting to “internet-based gossip and un-informed media commentary.” Nigerian law only allows a maximum two terms of four years each for presidents, vice presidents, governors and deputy governors. An effort to amend the constitution to allow for a third term for ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo failed while he was in office. The move was condemned by most Nigerians and eventually rejected by the National Assembly. Mr Shehu, in his statement, said Mr Buhari “will not be a candidate” in the 2023 presidential election [Read]

Osinbajo’s Aide Relocates Out Of Presidential Villa, Tradermoni, Others Moved To New Ministry

– Osinbanjo’s aide relocated out of Presidential Villa – Northern forces plot for 2023 presidency, Sidelined Osinbajo – TraderMoni, others moved from Osinbajo office to New Ministry ABUJA – The raging power tussle for the Presidency in 2023 may have again led to the relocation of some aides of the Vice President, Yemi Osinbanjo out of the Presidential Villa. On Monday, September 16, the Federal Government set up a new economic team. President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed Prof. Yemi Osinbajo chairman of the Economic Management Team in his first term. In previous administrations, the position was held first by the Vice President and, thereafter, by the minister of finance. Osinbajo [Read]

Join us or start preparing for 2023 – Abiodun tells Akinlade

ABEOKUTA – Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has described the judgement by the Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal as the triumph of rule of law; victory for democracy and further validation of the mandate bestowed on him at the polls. In a statement signed by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abiodun said he remained magnanimous in victory and extended, once again, a hand of fellowship to all opposition elements in the State and called on the opposition Allied Peoples Movement to forget about 2019 gubernatorial elections and join hands with his government on its Building Our Future Together agenda. He advised that rather than [Read]

Buhari, APC Turned Me To a Social Leper in South East, Party Will Disintegrate After PMB in 2023 – Okorocha

OWERRI – Former Imo state governor and senator representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha has said his support for Presidential Muhammadu Buhari ambition in 2015 and membership of the All Progressives Congress earned him the scorn of people of the South-East geopolitical zone. He made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen. Findings revealed that he was a member of the splinter group of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA that teamed up with the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria and the All Nigerian Peoples Party to form the APC. He was also in the alliance was the defunct New People’s Democratic [Read]

Those controlling soul of APC will not allow southerner to succeed Buhari – Babatope

Former minister of transport and a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, Mr Ebenezer Babatope, has stated that those who control the spiritual movement of the All Progressives Congress, APC, would never allow anybody in southern Nigeria lead the country again. Babatope, who turned 76 this year in an interview with New Telegraph newspaper. According to him, southerners in the APC hoping to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari are ‘’deluding themselves’’ and ‘’wasting their time.’’ When asked about his opinion on whether power should return to the south in 2023 after President Buhari who is from the north would have completed his two terms, Ebenezer said: “I can only talk of [Read]

2023 Presidency: Northern Youths Endorse Tinubu, Condemn El-Rufai Over Zoning

KADUNA – Northern youths under the auspices of United Northern Youth and Students (UNYS) have endorsed former Lagos State governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, for Presidency in 2023. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the group also condemned the call by Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai for the abolition of power rotation in the country. Coordinator of the youth group, Comrade Jabir Maiturare, who addressed a press conference in Kaduna on Friday, said Tinubu has contributed immensely to the North politically, particularly his coordination of the South West for an overwhelming support that brought about the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 [Read]

BOOM! Reps Speakership: Northern Youths accuse Tinubu of plotting Buhari’s removal before 2023

  The Northern Youths Movement (NYM) has warned leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the north to be mindful of plot by the party’s National Leader, Bola Tinubu to snatch power from President Muhammadu Buhari before 2023 so as to pave way for his presidential ambition. The group alleged that Tinubu was already aware that with President Buhari in power till 2023, his presidential ambition can never be realized and now plotting to orchestrate Buhari’s impeachment latest by 2022 if he remained healthy till then. NYM in a release issued in Abuja on Saturday, which was signed by its Chairman, Mallam Ishaya Jato, said Tinubu’s desperation to [Read]

No Group Can Stop Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition, Top APC Chieftain hits back at Miyetti Allah

– A former APC chairman in Lagos, Chief Henry Ajomale, said no group can stop Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s 2023 presidential ambition – Ajomole spoke against the background of earlier statement by Miyetti Allah chief saying power will remain in north beyond 2023 – The APC chief described the Miyetti Allah chief’s statement as reckless and unfortunate, adding that nobody knows what will happen before 2023 A former chairman of Lagos chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief Henry Ajomale, has vowed that no group can stop the presidential ambition of the APC national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu come 2023. Speaking with The Sun against the background of an earlier statement [Read]