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All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Edo PDP asks Asiwaju Tinubu to concentrate on 2023 ambition

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State has advised the former governor of Lagos State, now National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to concentrate on what they described as epileptic 2023 presidential ambition rather than wasting time and energy on Edo political situation.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark: Nigerians agreed on North/South rotational presidency in 2015

Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Chief Edwin Clark, said, weekend, that it was uncalled-for and hypocritical for Northern politicians to argue that there was no rotation of power between North and South, as President Muhammadu Buhari presently serving his second term in office, rode to power in 2015 based on the arrangement.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has placed all the communities in Kabba-Bunu council areas on ‘absolute’ lockdown following the positive testing of two persons in the council area to COVID-19

2023: Governor Bello speaks on campaign posters

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has distanced himself from a group or an individual purportedly campaigning and circulating his posters and flyers for 2023 presidential ambition.

Arewa Youths: IPOB leader inciting crisis ahead of 2023 presidency

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, on Saturday accused Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, of inciting crisis between the North and Southwest.

Air Peace chief dismisses presidential ambition

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema, has dismissed the insinuation that he is nursing a presidential ambition towards 2023, insisting he is a businessman without any political ambition.

Adams Oshiomhole’s adversaries plotting to weaken APC ahead 2023 – vice chairman

National Vice Chairman, South-South of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Hilliard Eta, has defended the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, saying those waging war against him are merely plotting to weaken the party in order to push APC members to another party where they (anti-Oshiomhole forces) can realize their ambition of joining the 2023 presidential race.

Bode George: Insecurity concerns me more than 2023 presidential poll

Ex-Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George, has said he is more concerned about the security problems in the country than contesting the 2023 presidential election.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje: Senator Kwankwaso a self-centred politician

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has described former Governor of Kano state, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, as a political ingrate and propagandist whose quest is to fulfil his 2023 presidential ambition no matter whose ox is gored.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Save Lagos Group gives Asiwaju Tinubu 24 hours to reveal position on Amotekun

Save Lagos Group, a Southwest Association, out of curiosity has given the All Progressives Congress stalwart, Bola Tinubu, 24 hours to reveal his position on the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’.

2023: Cleric advises Southeast politicians to perish Igbo presidency

Spiritual head of Soul Revival Ministry, Okpuno-Egbu, Nnewi, Anambra state, Pastor Iyke Uzukwu on Sunday advised politicians of Igbo extraction to jettison the 2023 presidential ambition.
Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has berated a trend in African politics where, according to him, politicians are resorting to political coups as a substitute for military coups, critiquing the phenomenon as bad the continent. 2

Gabriel Igbinedion: Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria’s truest democrat

Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, Chancellor, Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has extolled the rare qualities of the immediate past President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, describing him as Nigeria’s truest Democrat and a man whose love for Nigeria and Nigerians is pure.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi dissociates self from 2023 presidential ambition

Governor David Umahi has dissociated himself from the purported inauguration of a campaign platform known as ‘Southeast for President 2023’.

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.

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