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I am destined for Aso Rock as NIGERIA President, Not ready to retire from politics-Asiwaju BOLA Ahmed Tinubu, APC presidential aspirant & national leader …I will tackle corruption on all fronts and ensure peaceful coexistence of Nigerians *“I am assuring Nigerians that I will govern with all my strength. Together, we will work with you to reverse the trend of corruption. There are elements of division but our commitment to Nigeria is for peaceful coexistence to build up and demonstrate unity and live together in peace and harmony. I have the experience, knowledge and profound acumen to navigate Nigeria into the most successful country in the world. I am a man of my words. I practice what I preach” *BY RILWAN OMAR/POLITICAL Reporter, Benue State

I am destined for Aso Rock as NIGERIA President, Not ready to retire from politics-Asiwaju BOLA Ahmed Tinubu, APC presidential aspirant & national leader …I will tackle corruption on all fronts and ensure peaceful coexistence of Nigerians *“I...

I Will Not Extend My Tenure, Will Hand Over by May 29 next year, BUHARI assures Nigerians … ‘I will hand power and privilege of serving the people of Nigeria to whomever Nigerians choose through free, fair and credible elections’ *“Security has been at the core of my administration. Boko Haram has been forced back from controlling whole swathes of this country, Internally Displaced Persons are now returning to rebuild their communities. Our achievements have been accomplished through the bravery and determination of the Nigerian armed forces and the fortitude of the people of our nation” *“Chief Clarke, a very well-respected elder, may be sincere in his wish for the President to extend his term by six months. We wish to categorically restate that the President will step down on May 29, 2023, after serving two terms-as per the Constitution”-Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity * BY YENI ILISU/POLITICAL REPORTER, Abuja

I Will Not Extend My Tenure, Will Hand Over by May 29 next year, BUHARI assures Nigerians … ‘I will hand power and privilege of serving the people of Nigeria to whomever Nigerians choose through free, fair and credible elections’ *“Security...

GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: Esan Group set Guidelines to Regulate Political Behavior, Demand Agro Based Industries in Edo State …attract political leaders in Edo North, South *Decry pervading disinformation on Esan demography, *Prefers new inclusive Edo State Run On Fairness, Equity, Justice *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION: Esan Group set Guidelines to Regulate Political Behavior, Demand Agro Based Industries in Edo State …attract political leaders in Edo North, South *Decry pervading disinformation on Esan demography,  *Prefers new...

POINT BLANK: I Can Run for PRESIDENT of NIGERIA without Resigning my plum job as Governor of Central Bank -GODWIN Emefiele, CBN Governor …I am reminding this court that that Section 84 ((12) of the Electoral Act as amended, 2022 does not affect me, as a public servant and not a political appointee’ *‘I hereby decline your request to summon INEC, and AGF to appear before this Federal High Court on May 12’, says Judge *“The involvement of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, in partisan politics is illegal, it will compromise the autonomy of the apex bank. Supporters of the Governor have ignored section 9 of the Central Bank of Nigeria Act which provides that : ‘The Governor and the Deputy Governors shall devote the whole of their time to the service of the Bank and while holding office shall not engage in any full or part time employment or vocation whether remunerated or not except such personal or charitable causes as may be determined by the Board and which do not conflict with or detract from their full time duties.’ The provisions of section 18 (4) (b) of the Banks and are in pari materia with Section 9 of the CBN Act”-FEMI Falana, Rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria *BY GABRIELLA ACHALONU/BUSINESS & BANK Correspondent, Abuja

POINT BLANK: I Can Run for PRESIDENT of NIGERIA without Resigning my plum job as Governor of Central Bank      -GODWIN Emefiele, CBN Governor  …I am reminding this court that that Section 84 ((12) of the Electoral Act as amended, 2022...

Shocking DISCOVERY in Nigeria: Unknown THIEF STEAL $75,000 cash at APC headquarters during crowded entrance struggle …Canopy under which sale of forms took place dismantled without explanation by hired workers in a hurry *Confusion as attendees wondered aloud how N43million cash went missing *As of the time of filing this report, officials of the party heard deliberating to move the exercise to the International Conference Centre, Abuja *“It’s actually $75,000 cash. You know there was a struggle at the gate when aspirants and supporters were trying to get in. When the parcel of money dropped, it went missing in a flash. By the time security operatives were alerted, the thief had vanished with the envelope”-party official attendee *BY ILLYSU RILWAN/POLITICAL Correspondent, Abuja

Shocking DISCOVERY in Nigeria: Unknown THIEF STEAL $75,000 cash at APC headquarters during crowded entrance struggle …Canopy under which sale of forms took place dismantled without explanation by hired workers in a hurry *Confusion as attendees...

NEW ERA IN LEADERSHIP: ESAN Okpa Group set to produce Governor of Edo State …floats pioneer Assembly in Uromi, position for elective public offices for greater development of Esanland *Ready for crucial hybrid meeting to discuss burning issues affecting the people of the Central Senatorial District of Edo State, reaches out to Esan natives in Diaspora *“ONE of the aims of this noble leading socio-cultural and non-partisan organization is to ensure the largely agrarian community benefits from all the value chains in agriculture as a way of checking the massive drift of the bulk of its population to major urban cities like Lagos, Abuja and Port-Harcourt. Up-comng gathering is also meant to prepare the groundwork on how to ensure that the next Governor of Edo State is of Esan extraction-ESAN OKPA INITIATIVE *BY GEORGE ELIJAH OTUMU/AMERICAN Senior Investigative Editor

NEW ERA IN LEADERSHIP: ESAN Okpa Group set to produce Governor of Edo State  …floats pioneer Assembly in Uromi, position for elective public offices for greater development of Esanland *Ready for crucial hybrid meeting to discuss burning...

Any YOUTH in Nigeria without a minimum of N50million in bank account should NOT run for PRESIDENT in 2023-APC Women Leader, Betta EDU *Party’s presidential hopefuls to pay N100 million to buy nomination forms, governorship candidates will pay N50 million *“There are many ways young people could generate funding for elections. If you want to be able to cater for Nigerians, you should have gone above the point where you have to look for N50 million. When you make up your mind that you want to run, you should be able to prepare adequately for that race” *BY NURA YUSUF/POLITICAL Reporter, Abuja

Any YOUTH in Nigeria without a minimum of N50million in bank account should NOT run for PRESIDENT in 2023-APC Women Leader, Betta EDU *Party’s presidential hopefuls to pay N100 million to buy nomination forms, governorship candidates will...

Any YOUTH in Nigeria without a minimum of N50million in bank account should NOT run for PRESIDENT in 2023-APC Women Leader, Betta EDU *Party’s presidential hopefuls to pay N100 million to buy nomination forms, governorship candidates will pay N50 million *“There are many ways young people could generate funding for elections. If you want to be able to cater for Nigerians, you should have gone above the point where you have to look for N50 million. When you make up your mind that you want to run, you should be able to prepare adequately for that race” *BY NURA YUSUF/POLITICAL Reporter, Abuja

Any YOUTH in Nigeria without a minimum of N50million in bank account should NOT run for PRESIDENT in 2023-APC Women Leader, Betta EDU *Party’s presidential hopefuls to pay N100 million to buy nomination forms, governorship candidates will...

2023 Election: My MISSION for Nigeria is to fully complete every projects Buhari and I started -Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo …My intention is to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of NIgeria, My administration will provide an excellent environment for businesses to thrive *‘President Muhammadu Buhari and I have together worked through some of the most difficult times in the history of our nation but we have remained focused on securing the country, providing infrastructure and growing our economy’ *‘In the past seven years, I have served as vice president under a true Nigerian patriot, a servant of the nation in war and peace and a man of integrity’ *BY CHRISTY IDEMUDIA/GROUP Political Editor, Abuja

2023 Election: My MISSION for Nigeria is to fully complete every projects Buhari and I started   -Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo …My intention is to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, My administration...

2023 ELECTIONS: God has chosen TINUBU as Next President of Nigeria -Bishop Sunday Garuba, President of the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organization for Peace …Northern Pastors will Hold One-million-man Prayer Rally to avert evil forces *“Now the Lord said to Samuel, how long will you grieve over Saul, since I have rejected him from being king over Israel? Fill your horn with oil and go; I will send you to Jesse the Bethlehemite, for I have selected a king for myself among his sons. In less than one year, a new president will emerge to forge a new course for the nation. After over three months of immense prayer and fast, it has been revealed to us that Bola Ahmed Tinubu is our next leader” *BY WILLIAM OBASEKI/RELIGIOUS Reporter, Northern Nigeria

2023 ELECTIONS: God has chosen TINUBU as Next President of Nigeria -Bishop Sunday Garuba, President of the National Inter-Faith and Religious Organization for Peace  …Northern Pastors will Hold One-million-man Prayer Rally to avert evil forces  *“Now...