Author: Alex Mandy

. A member of the Labour Party Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), Omawumi Jemide-Lawal, is dead. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Jemide-Lawal, from Delta State, died in a fatal road accident on Thursday. She was 75. Reacting to Jemide-Lawal’s exit, the Labour Party presidential flag-bearer for the 2023 election, Peter Obi said the demise of the party’s prominent PCC member is a huge loss to the people of Delta state. “I was saddened by the news of the tragic death of Dr. Omawumi Jemide-Lawal in a fatal vehicular accident. Dr. Jemide-Lawal was among the recently appointed members of the Labour Party Presidential…

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The All Progressives Congress’s candidate for senator in Yobe North, Ahmad Lawan, has been upheld by the Supreme Court. The apex court accepted the appeal made by the APC against Bashir Machina’s candidacy in a majority decision rendered on Monday. The apex court accepted the APC’s appeal against Bashir Machina’s candidacy in a decision issued on Monday. It will be recalled that while Lawan, picked the presidential form of the APC and participated in the primary election that was won by Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Machina contested and won his bid to takeover as candidate of the party for the…

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. A Spokesperson for the Bola Tinubu-kashim Shettima Presidential Campaign Council PCC), Femi Fani-Kayode on Friday said history and posterity will punish Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Fani-Kayode stated that the challenges being faced by Nigerians over the scarcity of Naira notes, is an “orchestrated mess and conspiracy”. The former Minister of Aviation also alleged that Emefiele is being used by some anti-Tinubu elements to “derail” the February 25 presidential election. History & posterity will punish Godwin Emefiele & those behind this orchestrated mess & conspiracy. Those that sent them on…

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A former Director in the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Naja’atu Mohammed, has said that the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, is part of the cabals in Aso Rock. She stated this on Monday morning while featuring on Arise TV Morning Show. WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, said that some elements in Aso Rock were working to frustrate the victory of APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, in the forthcoming elections. Naja’atu said unlike El-Rufai, she was not afraid to mention the names of the alleged Aso Rock cabals. She said, “Let me tell you one…

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. The National Coordinator of the Bola Tinubu/Kashim Shettima Coalition for Good Governance, Barr. Adebayo Shittu has said the current hardship Nigerians are going through as a result of scarcity of fuel and new Naira notes are due to President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘lackadaisical’ approach. Speaking on “Focus Nigeria” a programme on the African Independent Television (AIT), on Thursday, monitored by POLITICS NIGERIA, the former Minister asked the president to go tough on the Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Godwin Emefiele and the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, if he wants his goodwill intact on the expiration of his tenure…

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A former Director of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, Naja’atu Mohammed, has said that the ruling party begged to appoint her as a director in the Asiwaju Bola Tinubu campaign team. Naja’atu, who stated this during an interview on Arise TV Morning Show on Monday morning, added that Tinubu in particular kept calling her. She said, “If they (the APC) knew I was incompetent, why were they begging me? Folake cannot lie and say he did not beg me to take that appointment. Asiwaju called me. I still have the text. He called me severally. I didn’t even…

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. The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate for the 2023 election, Bola Tinubu, on Thursday urged the electorate ‘not to be deceived by the empty promises’ of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, saying he has nothing to offer. POLITICS NIGERIA reports that speaking in Yoruba at his campaign rally at the Freedom Park in Osogbo, Osun State, Tinubu said none of the other major candidates in this forthcoming election have the capacity, integrity, knowledge, or determination necessary to do what must be done. “Only I, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, am prepared and up to the task of leading…

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Nigerians have been urged to vote the All Progressives Congress (APC) out of power on February 25 as a result of the unjustifiable extreme financial hardship, Naira notes scarcity, and acute poverty that the ruling party has placed them under. Latimore Oghenesivbe, the PDP’s Delta State Campaign Council spokeswoman, said in a statement over the weekend that the only way to stop the growing suffering of the populace was to stand together against APC bad governance by casting a bloc vote for PDP and all of its candidates in the upcoming general elections. Oghenesivbe noted that since Nigeria’s independence in…

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. Ahead of the February 25 and March 11 polls in Nigeria, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Thursday said it has not directed Southeast residents to sit at home on election days. In a statement issued by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful, obtained by POLITICS NIGERIA, the outlawed group said in respect of the 2023 election, it would not issue any sit-at-home order. “IPOB led by Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has never forcefully obstructed the election process in Nigeria. Rather, we once called Biafrans to boycott elections, which was later called off. “We have maintained that we don’t have any…

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The presidential candidate of the All Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Kola Abiola has stated that the All Progressives Congress-led administration has imposed “untold hardship” on Nigerians due to the currency redesign policy. This was contained in a statement released on Sunday by his campaign council on Sunday. Abiola said the naira redesign and cash swap has been executed in an insensitive manner by the government. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had given a deadline of January 31 for the use of old notes — but it was recently extended to February 10. Despite the extension, Nigerians have continued to battle…

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