Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu has emerged winner of the Presidential Primary elections of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Tinubu who polled 1271 votes to defect his closest rivals, Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi who polled 316 votes and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who had 235 votes was declared winner of the Primary Election to become the Presidential Flag bearer of the Party in the 2023 general election.
Barely 72 hours before the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention, the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has resigned his membership of the party. Prior to his resignation Obi was running to become the President of Nigeria on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP.
The World Bank has said it will revise the global poverty line from $1.90 to $2.15 due to increases in the costs of living across the world. According to the bank, the real value of $2.15 in 2017 prices is the same as what $1.90 was in 2011 prices. Over the years, the World Bank has revised the international poverty line from $1 a day in 1985 to $1.08 with […]
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has adjusted its timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections. A statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba, revealed that after thorough consideration of various concerns, the party extended the closing dates to Friday, April 22, 2022. According to the statement, the last day for the submission of already completed Forms has also been extended to Monday, April 25. It […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the tragic death of two officers in a Nigerian Air Force plane crash in Kaduna state. This was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, urged the Air Force to continue its investigations, and publish the recommendations of the reports of past investigations into air accidents. The statement called for more safety measures to forestall tragic […]
The Presidency has revealed that Boko Haram insurgency has neither religious nor ethnic undertone. A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted that it had become clear to the people that Boko Haram was a perversion of religion, rather than Islamic ideology. The statement stated that religion and ethnicity are out of it, adding that some people have made it a […]