Fayemi Kicks As Oshiomhole Claims Ekiti Gov Asked Him To Rig Election
Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has protested against the claim by Adams Oshiomhole, former APC chairman that he once asked him to rig an election in his favour.
Oshiomhole had claimed in an interview aired on Channels TV that when he was APC chairman, Fayemi approached him to say:
You see Mr. Chairman, you can conduct elections to fulfill all righteousness, but when we tell you that this is the person that should emerge, you have to make sure that the person emerge.
However, protesting against the former Edo State governor’s claim, Fayemi in a statement by his spokesman, Mr Yinka Oyebode on Tuesday, there is no truth in it.
AfDB Boss, Akinwunmi Adesina Rejects N100m APC Presidential Form
African Development Bank’s president, Akinwunmi Adesina, has rejected the Nigerian presidential nomination forms purchased for him by his supporters in the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Mr Adesina, in a statement on Tuesday morning, said his current activities at the continental institution will not allow him to accept a presidential run.
Some Nigerians bought forms for Mr Adesina and urged him to run for president on the back of his economic and social achievements in Nigeria and across the continent.
Ex-Kano Gov Ibrahim Shekarau Dumps APC, Joins Kwankwaso In NNPP
Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano State, has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and joined the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP)
The former Director-General of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s Support Group, AbdulMumin Jibrin, announced this on his Twitter handle.
The tweet reads:
BREAKING- Sen Ibrahim Shekarau joins NNPP. Details later.
Subsequently, the party tweeted photographs of the visit of NNPP leader, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to Shekarau’s home.
2023 Elections: Elect Me President, I Can Make Nigeria Great – Tinubu
Former Lagos State governor and presidential hopeful on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has said that he has all it takes to make Nigeria great if he is elected as Nigeria’s president in 2023.
Tinubu who made the remark while addressing APC delegates at the Banquet Hall opposite Kwara State Government House, Ilorin, said that he knows how to solve the various problems facing the country.
According to him, he has the wherewithal to make Nigeria great again and bring prosperity to all, adding:
I can navigate the road to prosperity, I know the road to education because I believe in it, I know the way to tackle the problem of insecurity bedevilling the country.
Ogun APC stakeholders reject endorsement of Lagos senator, Yayi
Select stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State have rejected an alleged plan to hand over the party’s Ogun West senatorial ticket for the next election to Senator Solomon Adeola, alias Yayi, whom they described as a “foreigner.”
Reacting to the recent endorsement of the senatorial ambition of Yayi, the senator representing Lagos West Senator, who recently switched to Ogun State, by some politicians in the region, the leaders insisted that the senatorial seat “is not for sale.”
They also insisted that Yayi “is not an indigene of the state.”
The meeting tagged, “Preserving the Integrity of Ogun West Senatorial District,” attracted former commissioners, local government chairmen and members of the state House of Assembly from the region.
2023: You’ve been contesting in every election since ‘92, Duke slams Atiku
Donald Duke, former governor of Cross River State, has slammed Nigeria’s former vice president and presidential hopeful on the platform of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, asking him to stop running for president because it’s becoming ridiculous.
Duke who spoke in a trending video, noted Atiku, who was candidate of the PDP in 2019, has been running for president since 1992 when he ran against MKO Abiola.
According to the former governor, he is not God and God hasn’t spoken to him, but sometimes it’s easy to know when God doesn’t want you to occupy certain positions.
APC Postpones Screening Of Presidential Aspirants
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, has postponed the date for screening of its presidential aspirants.
Its national publicity secretary, Felix Morka, announced the development in a statement issued on Sunday. The screening exercise was scheduled to hold on May 23.
However, Morka said a new date for the exercise “will be announced shortly.”