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A leading Northern politician, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has said that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo could be the next President of Nigeria.
Elder statesman and founding member of the Arewa consultative Forum (ACF), Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has said tha the north will vote for candidates in 2019 based on their capacity to perform.
Former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), has advised the federal government to spare no effort in ensuring peace in the country, noting that politics cannot take place in an atmosphere of chaos and unrest.
Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (retd), Thursday cautioned against the removal of elected officials particularly the President, saying doing so would not augur well for the nation’s fledging democracy.
Former Minister of Police Affairs, Dr Yakubu Ibrahim Lame, has denied a report that he is among prominent northern leaders and intellectuals shopping for a replacement for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 General Elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday faulted a position by elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, on the conduct of 2015 general election.
Northern leaders on Wednesday said they would assess candidates of all political parties before supporting any contestant for the 2019 presidential election.
A former governor of Jigawa State and Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, on Saturday kicked off his electioneering campaign by declaring at a rally that he was confident of becoming Nigeria’s president after the 2019 general elections.
Taking measures to produce a consensus presidential candidate for the 2019 elections, some elders of the north have also constituted some committees to find solutions to the challenges facing the region.
An elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, and General Secretary of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Anthony Sani, have said it will not be a bad idea if senior citizens intervene to bring an end to violence and the spate of killings in the country.
The Middle Belt Youth Forum has declared that the time had come for the Middle Belt to produce the president of Nigeria, saying the geopolitical zone had contributed enough to the unity of the country and its development.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
A group Forward Action Bayelsa (FAB) has raised concerns that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) risks losing the November 16 Bayelsa governorship election if it fails to present a popular and acceptable candidate.
Move over James Cameron’s science-fiction epic Avatar. Marvel Studios superhero movie “Avengers: Endgame” will soon become the global box office king by Sunday, distributor Walt Disney Co said.
Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.
Eight-year-old Jeremy Ikoli on Sunday defeated 12 other contestants to win the 2019 edition of the Kwadie Events dance competition in Abuja.
Mohammed Hayatu, who is the petitioners’ 42nd witness called to testify at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, said on Tuesday that the part of Adamawa Province where Atiku was born had never been part of Cameroon.