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Crisis in Labour party: 36 State Chairpersons refute allegations of planning to suspend Peter Obi

The 36 State Chairpersons of the Labour Party, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have refuted claims of any intention to suspend the party’s Presidential candidate in the 2023 general elections, Mr. Peter Obi. During a solidarity visit to the LP National Chairman, Julious Abure, at the party’s National Headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday,…

Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has stated that Bola Tinubu inherited a struggling economy.

Senator Otunba Gbenga Daniel, the former Governor of Ogun State and current representative of Ogun East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, emphasized that Nigerians are facing hardship today due to the struggling economy inherited by President Bola Tinubu from former President Muhammadu Buhari. During his ‘thank you tour’ of Ijebu Ode local government area…

According to PDP governors, Nigeria is on the verge of resembling Venezuela due to the rising cost of living.

Governors elected under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have drawn parallels between Nigeria and Venezuela, urging President Bola Tinubu’s All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government to avert further deterioration of the country’s economic situation. Venezuela has long grappled with persistent shortages of food and medicine, business closures, high unemployment rates, reduced productivity, human…

INEC has halted elections in certain constituencies due to incidents of violence.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decided to suspend ongoing bye-elections in specific constituencies and polling units (PUs) due to disruptions and irregularities. Sam Olumekun, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, made this announcement on Saturday, February 3, during the ongoing process in 26 states and 80 local…

Fubara acknowledges that he wouldn’t be standing without the support of Tinubu.

Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State expressed gratitude for the support of President Bola Tinubu, stating that he stands strong due to Tinubu’s assistance. Speaking during a special thanksgiving service at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Opobo Town, Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area on Sunday, January 28, Fubara praised Tinubu as a “great and wonderful father.”…

Fatalities reported as law enforcement confronts kidnappers of Lagos PDP chairman and other commuters in a gunfire exchange.

Bilikisu Kazeem, a 37-year-old woman, succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained during a clash between the police and kidnappers on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The spokesperson for the Ogun State Police Command, SP Omolola Odutola, confirmed the incident to reporters. She stated that, as a result of the encounter, nine out of ten individuals were successfully…

Peter Obi suggests that Tinubu deserves a place in the Guinness World Records for inflicting the most hardship on Nigerians.

The Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, expressed his opinion that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu should be considered for inclusion in the Guinness World Records for “inflicting the most hardship on Nigerians.” In an interview with Vanguard, the former governor of Anambra state emphasized that the evaluation of President Tinubu’s performance since May 2023 should…

Governor Aiyedatiwa has selected a kinsman of Akeredolu as the nominee for the position of deputy governor.

Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa of Ondo State has nominated Olayide Owolabi Adelami as the new deputy governor of the state. Adelami’s name has been submitted to the state House of Assembly for formal approval. Previously serving as the Deputy Clerk to the National Assembly until his retirement in April 2018, Adelami’s nomination follows the vacancy in…

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