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Ralph Nwosu: Asiwaju Tinubu, Governor El-Rufai can’t be president in 2023

Chief Ralph Nwosu, National Chairman of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), said on Tuesday that Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State would fail in their quest to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu addressing newsmen shortly after cating his vote in a polling unit at Alausa, Ikeja earlier today. Photo by Ayo Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Why I’m supporting Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Sunday that his interest in the leadership of the ninth National Assembly had nothing to do with any personal or presidential ambition in 2023 as being speculated in some quarters.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: How ACPN leaders pushed me out of presidential race

Oby Ezekwesili has dismissed allegation by the leadership of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) that she her presidential ambition was to use the party’s platform to negotiate a ministerial position in the next political dispensation.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: Abdul-Ganiyu Galadima’s allegations are baseless

Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, has described allegation by the National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Abdul-Ganiyu Galadima, that she was never really serious about her presidential ambition as baseless.

Governor Okorocha: North, South-West ganging up my 2023 presidential ambition

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Monday alleged that some unnamed persons from the South West and North were ganging up against his 2023 presidential ambition.
Oby Ezekwesili

2019: Oby Ezekwesili expresses readiness to fight for rights of Nigerians

The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed readiness to fight for the rights of Nigerians and eradicate poverty in the country.

2019: Ayodele Fayose reaches out to Labour Party for presidential ticket

Indication has emerged that the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, may dump the Peoples Democratic Party for the Labour Party, reportedly owing to the failure of his Sokoto State counterpart, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, to emerge as the presidential candidate of the main opposition party.

2019: Aminu Tambuwal in closed-door meeting with Olusegun Obasanjo

Sokoto State governor and presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Aminu Tambuwal, is currently in a closed-door meeting with a former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

Atiku Abubakar: Elite’s conspiracy theories thwarting my presidential ambition

A former vice-president and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has lamented that the conspiracy theory of the political elite have been thwarting his presidential ambition.
Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)’s presidential an aspirant, on Monday visited the former military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, in Minna, a statement said.

2019: I’ll support your presidential ambition like your father supported me – General Babangida to...

Former Nigeria Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has thrown his weight behind the Presidential ambition of Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki’s presidential bid, saying that his late father supported him during his failed presidential ambition.

Osun guber: PDP alleges freezing of Senator Adeleke, Davido’s accounts by EFCC

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately unfreeze the private bank accounts of its governorship aspirant in the Osun State election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and those of his family members, including singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

Convicted ex-Zambian VP escapes jail because he is a pastor

A Zambian court has ruled that a former Vice-President, Nevers Mumba, would not go to jail, even though, he had been convicted because he pastors a church.

2019: Kwara youths organise mass-rally for Senator Saraki

In a deliberate effort to prove the popularity of Senator Bukola Saraki in his home-state, a Kwara-based group is mobilising youths to a Mass Rally in solidarity with the presidential ambition of the Senate President on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
Daniel Onjeh

2019: Benue senatorial aspirant writes off David Mark

Daniel Onjeh, Board Chairman of Project Development Institute (PRODA) and Benue South Senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, has dismissed the presidential ambition of former President of the Senate, David Mark.

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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.