2023 general election

JUST IN: 102 year old woman declares to run for President in 2023

102-year-old woman, Mrs. Nonye Josephine Ezeanyaeche, has declared her intention to vie for the office of the president in the 2023 general election. She said she has good plans for Nigeria if eventually she becomes the President. Ezeanyaeche, who is also called ‘Living Legend’ and ‘Mama Africa’, hails from Aguata in Anambra State and is […]

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2023: APC says ‘desperate’ PDP offering its ‘worthless’ governorship ticket to Sanwo-Olu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused “desperate” Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of offering its “worthless” governorship ticket to the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead of the 2023 general election. In a statement by the spokesperson of the Lagos APC, Seye Oladejo, the ruling party said the governor rejected the offer, referring to it as a Greek […]

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Northern APC Group Drags Tinubu, Says He Must Apologize Over ‘I Don’t Believe In One Nigeria’ Comment He Made In 1997

Bola Tinubu Some members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) have demanded an apology from Bola Tinubu, the APC national leader over comments he made in 1997. The APC members who formed a group within the party asked Tinubu to apologise to Nigerians over his comments in 1997 that he does not believe in one […]

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2023: Group lobbies Senate to confirm 7 INEC commissioners

The National Integration Forum (NIF) has urged the Senate to confirm the seven national commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). NIF, a political pressure group, stressed that the confirmation of commissioners was also more important as INEC and political parties were already gearing up for by-elections, some governorship elections […]

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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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South-South trump other regions in INEC’s fresh online voter registration exercise

Ahead of the 2023 general election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has received over five million applications in the ongoing online continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise. INEC in a new report revealed that the number of new registrants has risen to 5,027,204. Data released by INEC ranked South-South as the region with the […]

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Speedy passage of Electoral Amendment Bill crucial for 2023 elections: INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called for a speedy passage of the Electoral Amendment Bill, stating that it was crucial to the commission’s preparations for the 2023 general elections. “We look forward to a speedy passage of the Bill, which is crucial to our preparations for future elections,” INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu said. […]

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INEC announces date for by-elections in four states

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed February 26 for the conduct of by-elections in six constituencies across four states. “This will enable the commission to clear most of the by-elections, focus on the Ekiti and Osun governorship elections and ongoing preparations for the 2023 general election,” the spokesperson for INEC, Festus Okoye, said […]

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Former Anambra Chief Judge, Umeadi joins 2023 presidential race

A party chieftain and former Chief Judge of Anambra State, Professor Peter Nnanna Umeadi, has announced his intention to contest the office of President of Nigeria on the platform of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the incoming 2023 general election in Nigeria. Umeadi in his declaration speech pledged to administer Nigeria with firmness […]

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2023: Uzodimma, INEC parley over new polling units

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo has commended the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the creation of new polling units. The governor gave the commendation on Wednesday when he received the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner for Imo, Francis Ezeonu, and his team, at the Government House, Owerri. This is contained in a […]

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Attacks On INEC Offices: ‘Whoever Wants Destruction Of The System Will Soon Have Shock Of Their Lives’ – Buhari

Despite recent attacks on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) facilities across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to give all it would take to secure future elections. He also issued a stern warning to those plotting to destroy Nigeria, saying they will soon receive the shock of their lives. The President spoke on Tuesday […]

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INEC Announces Date For 2023 General Elections

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that 2023 general election will hold on February 18, 2023. INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu made the announcement on Wednesday during a one-day public hearing on National Electoral Offences Commission (Establishment) Bill 2021, organized by the Senate Committee on INEC. According to the INEC boss, the 2023 general elections are […]

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APC shops for presidential candidate ahead of 2023

From Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse The All Progressives Congress (APC) may have already started shopping for its presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 general election. The national youth leader of the APC Barrister Ismail Ahmed who declared that the party will face a stiff political war against the odd of not having a presidential candidate that […]

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2023: APC to take over Enugu State – Ogara

From Felix Ikem, Nsukka As the 2023 general election is gradually gathering momentum, Mr. George Ogare has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Enugu state has repositioned the party to take over Lion Building the seat of government in the state come 2023. Ogara, who was the APC Gubernatorial candidate in Enugu State […]

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