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Jonathan’s Romance With APC Triggers Anxiety In PDP
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Jonathan’s Romance With APC Triggers Anxiety In PDP

Some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are fretting over the growing rapport between former President Goodluck Jonathan and some leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in recent times. GBADE OGUNWALE reports that some of the opposition leaders are worried by the implications of the unfolding development for 2023 elections To the casual onlooker, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) appears to be relatively calm, going by the lack of serious crisis at the national level. The party has so far been able to manage its crisis from erupting into the open. There are muffled disagreements among key party chieftains, which have continued to nibble at its unity and cohesion at the national, zonal and state levels. The party appears to be doing well at papering over the cracks...
2023: Zoning Should Be Respected — Amaechi Backs Fashola
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2023: Zoning Should Be Respected — Amaechi Backs Fashola

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the zoning arrangement for political offices should be respected ahead of the 2023 elections. Amaechi, who spoke during a Channels TV programme on Sunday, said the arrangement, which is usually between the north and south, should remain the same. In Nigeria, political offices — especially the presidency — are rotated on the basis of geographical zones, from the time of Olusegun Obasanjo up till the administration of President Muhamadu Buhari who is from Katsina state. Some Nigerians have started clamouring that the presidency should return to the south with the 2023 election. Asked by the anchor if the All Progressives Congress (APC) will consider giving the south-east a chance for the presidency in 2023, Amaechi responded: “It...
Tinubu Is Using EndSARS Protest As A Plot To Overthrow Buhari – Miyetti Allah
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Tinubu Is Using EndSARS Protest As A Plot To Overthrow Buhari – Miyetti Allah

Fulani Pastoral Group, Miyetti Allah has described the #EndSARS protests as part of a plot by some Southern Politicians to overthrow President Muhammadu Buhari and force the North to give up its 'right' to contest for 2023 Elections. In a statement made available to POLITICS NIGERIA, jointly signed by the President and Secretary of the Organization, Bello Badejo and Saleh Alhassan, queried why the protests are still ongoing despite the Federal government's disbandment of the rogue SARS police unit. The described the blockage of roads and major highways by the protesters as a scheme to ground the entire country. "The protests have, undoubtedly, yielded the desired results with the government accepting their genuine demands and working to address all of them. For us, Nigerian ci...
El-rufai Reveals APC Members Buhari Must Deal With Before 2023 Elections
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El-rufai Reveals APC Members Buhari Must Deal With Before 2023 Elections

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has accused the inward emergency in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the development to the 2019 general decisions, on the franticness of specific individuals who are situating themselves in front of the 2023 presidential race. El-Rufai made this case while talking amid an intuitive session with individuals from The Bridge Club in Ikoyi, Lagos. The Governor lamented that the APC lost a few states to the restriction, as a result of the over the top desire of a portion of its individuals. He approached President Muhammadu Buhari to make a move against them. “There was a lot of personal emergencies in the APC; those emergencies had nothing to do with the 2019 decisions; they were tied in with situating for 2023. “You reali...