Delta High Court,Restrains CBN,INEC From Stopping Emefiele’s Presidential Ambition

The Delta State High Court sitting in Kwale division has granted an order restraining the Board of Central Bank of Nigeria and Independent National Electoral Commission from stopping the CBN governor, Godwin Emiefele from seeking an elective post. Emefiele had gone to the court to obtain a Court order to enable him to stay in office while contesting for the Presidency. The PUNCH gathered that the application was filed on… Continue Reading

2023 and the Contentious Issue APC Must Confront

For the APC, the 2023 presidential elections present a real test of its ability to survive and forge a unified front as a political organisation. The Buhari era is about to end, and the hitherto unifying figure of a Buhari that appears to have glued the disparate tendencies in the party together will no longer be there. Already, the commencement of the process of picking the party’s candidate for the… Continue Reading

Gbenga Adeyinka Declares Presidential Ambition

As the the 2023 general election continues to gather momentum, veteran entertainer, Gbenga Adeyinka, has declared his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari as the number one citizen of Nigeria. Adeyinka, who is yet to disclose the political party whose platform he would be contesting from, has joined dozens of other Nigerians jostling for the presidential seat. In his declaration speech on Thursday, 12 May, 2022, Adeyinka said: “Fellow Nigerians,… Continue Reading

Jonathan Has Been APC Member Since 2019 – Ward Chair

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State has confirmed that former President Goodluck Jonathan is a registered member of the party. Although Jonathan is yet to announce his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), under which he was elected deputy governor, governor, vice-president and president, the purchase of APC presidential forms for him had set tongues wagging. A group called… Continue Reading

Just In:Resign if you’ve picked nomination forms, Buhari tells ministers, others

The President,Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has ordered all members of his cabinet and appointees vying for electoral offices to resign. The order came at Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting which he presided over at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja. Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this to State House Correspondents shortly after the meeting. Those affected are Ministers of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio;… Continue Reading


•‘Endorsement a vote of confidence in our Greater Lagos effort’ – Lagos Gov •Expose counterfeiters in your markets, Okonkwo charges traders An amalgamation of Igbo traders across 58 major markets in Lagos State, on Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, endorsing the Governor’s second term bid. The traders, under the aegis of Ndigboamaka Progressive Markets Association, said although Sanwo-Olu had not formally informed… Continue Reading

Beware of Fake News: Tinubu Didn’t Oppose Sanwo-Olu Second Term Re-Election

The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Mr Gboyega Akosile has described as fake news insinuations making the rounds that the leader of the All Progressives Congress and presidential aspirant of the party,Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, told the governor to jettison his ambition to run for a second term in office. NATIONAL WAVES put a call to Akosile to react to the allegation and he debunked same…. Continue Reading

GAC Is An NGO,We Are Ready To Face Sanwo-Olu In Primary …..Ambode Group

Akinwunmi Ambode Campaign Organisation has said that structures are in place to challenge Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the Lagos All Progressives Congress governorship ticket. The group also said there are plans to send Sanwo-Olu out of office in 2023. The chairman of AMCO and former Commissioner for Energy and Mineral resources, Wale Oluwo, made this known during a radio programme, CityTalks with Reuben Abati. He explained that Ambode has been working… Continue Reading


Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has said his arrest in the United States over credit card fraud and forgery in 1986 is not sufficient grounds for his disqualification by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Abiodun disclosed this while responding to a petition submitted by an APC member, Ayodele Oludiran on behalf of Oluwatobi Sofela of Ogun Bibire Unity Forum to the National Chairman of the party, Abdullahi Adamu. Sofela had… Continue Reading

Presidency: I don’t owe anybody allegiance – Osinbajo speaks on betraying Tinubu

The Vice President and 2023 Presidential aspirant, Yemi Osinbajo, has said he owes nobody any allegiance. Osinbajo said he owes no single individual any allegiance outside his oath of office and the allegiance he swore to Nigerians when he came into office in 2015. He disclosed this during his political consultations in Ogun State on Tuesday. Addressing his followers, Osinbajo said: “After all, I have learnt, if called upon to… Continue Reading

Jonathan gives condition to join APC as NWC considers waivers for newcomers

Former President Goodluck Jonathan will only be joining the All Progressives Congress presidential race on the condition that he is endorsed by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Anything short of this would not be acceptable to Jonathan who served as deputy governor, governor, Vice-President and President on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party from 1999 and 2015. Saturday PUNCH had reported in February that some… Continue Reading


Businessman and chairman of Oyo-Si-Maa-Dun Foundation, Mr. Abisoye Fagade, has opined that the surest way through which Nigeria could emerge from the current challenges of instability was for the citizens to renew their individual commitment to peace and tolerance among themselves. This admonition was contained in a special Easter message contained in a statement issued at the weekend and made available to pressmen in Ibadan by his Personal Assistant (Media),… Continue Reading


Earlier today, I submitted my PDP Presidential nomination form at our Party headquarters in Abuja. I was happy to achieve yet another milestone after purchasing the N40 million Expression of Interest and Nomination forms. Whilst I query the wisdom in demanding such a huge sum from Presidential aspirants, which could easily discourage and eliminate younger and more vibrant aspirants, I decided to pay because it had been demanded by the… Continue Reading


A political pressure group, Positive Change Protagonists (PCP), has appealed to gladiators and stakeholders within the All Progressives Congress in Oyo state “to take urgent action and put an end to the crisis which has been affecting the state chapter of the broom party since the time to get serious about the next general election is now”. The group, apparently worried by the seeming inability of gladiators to resolve issues… Continue Reading

How Omisore leads S’West govs consensus’ list

The South-West unity list for the convention was released on Saturday before the convention commenced. In the list, Omisore was nominated as the National Secretary. It was gathered that Omisore, who was the deputy to a former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande, was nominated because of the forthcoming governorship election in the state. Omisore, whom Akande once described in unprintable words, was said to have been instrumental to… Continue Reading

Court Sacks Gov Umahi, Deputy Over Defection to APC

News emanating from Abuja, the federal capita; territory indicate that the Federal High Court has sacked Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and his Deputy, Dr Eric Kelechi Igwe, following their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC. The court, in a judgement that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, held that the total number of 393, 042 votes governor Umahi secured during… Continue Reading

Akpabio, an Advocate of Education Best For President- Group

  A group of Nigerian Professionals, Godswill Akpabio Uncommon Transformational Support Organisation (GAUTSO) has described the former Governor and the current Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio as an advocate of quality education who will repeat and improve on what he did in Akwa Ibom State if given the opportunity to lead the country as President come 2023. According to the spokesperson of the group, Chief Bennet Akar, before the emergence … Continue Reading

2023: Detribalized Nigerian like Akpabio Is President We Desire-Group

 A group of of professionals, Godswill Akpabio Uncommon Transformational Support Organisation (GAUTSO) wants a detribalised Nigerian who can foster unity among all parts of the country to be elected as president come 2023. Speaking at an interactive session with stakeholders, Chief Bennett Akar, the Spokesperson of the group noted that the person who the cap fits is none other than incumbent Minister of the Niger Delta Affairs and former Governor of… Continue Reading


A group of professionals that draws its membership from all over Nigeria has called on former Akwa-Ibom State Governor and Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio to step out and run for the presidency of Nigeria.The group, known as the Godswill Akpabio Uncommon Transformational Support Organisation (GAUTSO), posits that with what Nigeria is experiencing today, only a proven leader and an accomplished performer like Senator Akpabio can take… Continue Reading


Journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine, DeleMomodu, has joined the 2023 presidential race. Momodu who declared his interest at the PDPheadquarters in Abuja on January 13, promisedto fix Nigeria if elected into office in 2023. The former presidential candidate of the NationalConscience Party (NCP) in the 2011 election saidhe is now better prepared to run, adding that he“won’t be intimidated by anyone who feels he orshe can buy the whole… Continue Reading

APC’s Circle of Doom and Bisi Akande’s Day Dream of a Washed Out Politrickcian – By Dare Adeleke

It is totally evil for a political party which has brought untold sufferings to Nigerians to continue to spite the people by throwing mud in their faces. 15 million Nigerians have now realised their tomfoolery in ushering in the Pandora’s Box called APC. Alas the Pandora Box has opened and all sorts of monsters have crawled out to torment and unleash untold sufferings on Nigerians. Indeed, since the APC took… Continue Reading

Buhari will write his name in gold, if he signs the Electoral amendment bills, PDP Rep., Adekoya

A prominent member of the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, who is the Deputy Minority Whip of the House of Representatives in the National Assembly has opined that President Muhammadu Buhari will have the opportunity of writing his name in golden book of record, if he so decides to append his signature to the electoral bill presented by the National Assembly. The lawmaker said, the bill, as passed by the… Continue Reading

Just In: Dele Momodu Re-Enters Politics, Joins PDP

A frontline philanthropist, revered traditional ruler and celebrated journalist, Chief Dele Momodu, has taken another gigantic step. The Chairman, Ovation Media Group has re-entered politics, joining the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)In a statement he signed himself, the man who knows Nigeria like the back of his hands, said his decision was based on the need to save the nation from its ‘dangerous and disastrous drift’ into oblivion.Momodu, who mentioned that… Continue Reading

Ndigbos Reject Plot To Substitute Dipo: Call For Caution

A high ranking official of All Progressives Congress in Lagos State have revealed to the Leadership of Igbo Stakeholders in Lagos that the attempt to substitute Hon Dipo Olorunrinu’s name is connected to his alliance with the Igbos in Lagos State. We can recall that the Vice Chairmanship Candidate of All Progressives Congress in Amuwo Odofin LGA in the forthcoming elections is Maureen Chika Ashara. She is and Igbo from… Continue Reading

Fuji Czar Wasiu Ayinde Marshall In Trouble Over Lagos Local Government election

….As Isolo Youth Coalition Vows to resist imposition of his Band boy Isolo Youth Coalition has lambasted the fuji czar, king Wasiu Ayinde Marshall over his unnecessary interference in the Isolo politics of All Progressive Congress,APC.The fuji music star is specifically accused of infiltrating the party elders to impose his stage manager Bayo Olasoju as consencus Chairman of the LCDA.In a statement signed by the youth leader, Saheed Adebayo, the… Continue Reading

2023: APC Stalwart, Abisoye Fagade Speaks ” It’s The Turn Of Oyo Central”

As preparation for the 2023 general election gathers momentum, a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) in Oyo state, Mr Abisoye Fagade, has made a case for the concession of the gubernatorial ticket of the party to a competent and popular party faithful from Oyo Central Senatorial District “in the interest of fairness, equity and justice”.The Senatorial district, which is made up of 11 local government councils, comprises… Continue Reading


Since its creation in 1976, Niger State has been known solely for its large land mass. Over the years, many Nigerians and foreign bodies began to identify Niger as a crisis-torn state, especially with the influx of banditry and terrorist attacks. However, a recent report by the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics pinpointed Niger as the 4th largest destination of capital investment in Nigeria with up to $16.4 million. So… Continue Reading

Why Tinubu moves against Aregbesola

                                                         It is stale news that the relationship between Tinubu and his former number one loyalist has gone south, however most Nigerians don’t know the real power complexities that played out before the once envied friendship crashed like a pack of badly arranged… Continue Reading

APC declares suspension of Fayemi, Ojudu, others a nullity

                             The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has described the purported suspension of Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and the Political Adviser to the President, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu by different factions of the party in the state as a nullity.   The Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the party headed by… Continue Reading

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