2023 election

INEC fumbled with FCT council elections: Osita Chidoka

Former aviation minister Osita Chidoka has slammed the Independent National Electoral Commission for fumbling with FCT council elections ahead of the Ekiti and Osun governorship polls. “If a metropolitan area such as the FCT can encounter these issues, what would happen during the 2023 election in 170,000 poll units across the remote regions of the […]

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2023 Presidency: Obasanjo, Ex-generals Back Power Shift to South

A close ally of the former president, Obasanjo and some of the generals have ruled out the possibility of supporting former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in the 2023 election. Get latest news from Globaltimesng

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Emmanuel: I will not play godfather’s role after my tenure

Governor of Akwa Ibom state, Udom Emmanuel has disclosed that he has no intention to rule the state through proxy after leaving power in 2023. He said he was not ready to arrogate to himself the powers of a godfather regarding the emergence of a new governor next year. This was stated by the governor […]

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2023 Election: PDP To Hold Strategic Stakeholders Meeting

The South-south Zonal Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to hold expanded zonal stakeholders meeting on the 14th March 2022 ahead of the 2023 election. The decision to hold the meeting was taken at the South-south zonal meeting held at its headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday. In a […]

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IGP to officers: Prepare for fresh security challenges ahead 2023 election

Usman Baba, the Inspector General of Police has informed police officers in the country to prepare for fresh security challenges ahead of the 2023 general elections. This was stated on Monday by the police boss at the opening ceremony of the Conference and Retreat for Senior Police Officers in Akwa Ibom. Baba said, “Let me re-emphasise […]

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2023: Search for ‘anointed candidate’ intensifies as Tega tackles Yesufu over message to #EndSARS Protesters

Former Big Brother Naija housemate Tega Dominic has disagreed with the co-founder of Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) movement Aisha Yesufu over her message to #EndSARS protesters. Yesufu had on Sunday tweeted that the protesters should negotiate their demands to those in positions of power and have a signed contract with them ahead of the forthcoming […]

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Why I Visited UK – Tinubu Opens Up

A terse statement on his social media accounts Monday morning informed the public that the trip was about the 2023 election. Get latest news from Globaltimesng

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Why I visited UK – Tinubu

Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu has insisted his journey to the United Kingdom was not for medical reasons. WITHIN NIGERIA recall that the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader returned to Nigeria on Sunday after 10 days. A terse statement on his social media accounts Monday morning informed the public that the trip […]

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Olawepo-Hashim to Nigerians: Avoid politicians who will take us backwards in 2023

A former presidential candidate and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has called on Nigerians to be more deliberate about political choices in the next general election. This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by his media office in Abuja. Olawepo-Hashim said Nigeria requires leaders who will take the country […]

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Edwin Clark to northern aspirants: Reconsider your presidential ambitions

Chief Edwin Clark, Ijaw national leader has called on northern aspirants to reconsider their presidential ambition ahead of the 2023 general elections. The Ijaw national leader asked aspirants such as former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar; former Senate President, Bukola Saraki; and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, to reconsider their interest in the presidential seat to avoid […]

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Gani Adams: Political criminals pushing for polls without restructuring

Otunba Gani Adams Chief Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the 1999 Constitution was replaced with a new one before the 2023 general elections. The National Coordinator of Oodua Peoples Congress also called on President Buhari to restructure the country before the next general election. […]

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I’m richer than Imo, I can’t steal from small state money: Okorocha

Former governor and senator, Rochas Okorocha, has faulted corruption charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), saying he cannot steal from Imo because he is richer than the state.  “How much is Imo State government money? Imo State is really owing me because I never collected my security votes; I […]

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Nigerians will feel better with Osinbajo as president: Financial Times

An editorial piece from the Financial Times has put forward Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as a better candidate for Nigeria’s president come the 2023 election cycle.  In the article released on Monday, the London-based newspaper notes that campaigns for the presidential elections in February 2023 have already begun.  “If Yemi Osinbajo, the technocratic vice-president, were […]

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“Her Brain Dey Slim With Her Body Too?” – Eniola Badmus Under Fire For Campaigning For Tinubu

Veteran Actress, Eniola Badmus has been dragged to filth for campaigning for Bola Tinubu’s 2023 Presidency by posting a flyer of his on her Snapchat to influence her fans ahead of the 2023 elections. A lot of people are against the idea of Bola Tinubu becoming president because they think he has nothing better to […]

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APC disclaims fake zoning list of national offices

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclaimed the list of zoning of offices of the party in circulation ahead of the party’s National Convention, describing it as fake news. The disclaimer was contained in a statement issued by Mamman Mohammed, the Director-General (DG), Press and Media Affairs to the Chairman APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, […]

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I’ll not betray your trust if elected president in 2023, Yahaya Bello tells Nigerians

The Executive Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has promised Nigerians that he will not betray their trust if elected as the president of the country in 2023. Bello while speaking on Thursday during a north-east state legislators meeting in Bauchi state said he will not disappoint Nigerians because he always keeps to his promises. […]

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INEC asks Nigerians to disregard Tinubu’s “fake news” on PVCs

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to disregard the ‘misleading’ comment that Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) issued in 2011 needed revalidation. “There is no need to revalidate any PVC issued by INEC for election purposes,” the commission said in a statement by Rotimi Oyekanmi, the chief press secretary to INEC chairman, on […]

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2023 election: Actor Adeniyi Johnson bemoans high rate of kidnappings along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Nollywood actor Adeniyi Johnson has joined other Nigerians to lament on the high rate of kidnappings that has recently become rampant along the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Adeniyi Johnson The Ex-husband of actress, Toyin Abraham took to his Instagram stories to share his experience regarding the expressway, saying it is unsafe to ply. He went further […]

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2023 election: I will declare my intention to run after APC convention – Yahaya Bello

The Executive Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has disclosed that he will declare his intention to contest in the 2023 presidential election after the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress. Bello also disclosed that youths and women including Nigerians abroad are urging him to run for president and build on the achievement of […]

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Shehu Sani: It will be a legacy of failure if electoral bill is not approved

Former senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani has stated that the current administration will leave a “legacy of failure” if it fails to approve the electoral act amendment bill. Buhari in December 2021 had declined assent to the electoral bill, citing concerns over the recommendations of direct primaries for political parties. The decision of the president […]

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