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2023 Presidency: FCT PDP pledges support for Anyim:

2023 Presidency: FCT PDP pledges support for Anyim:

The Presidential bid of Senator Anyim Pius Anyim has received a big boost as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter executives of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) pledges support for his aspiration. The endorsement was announced Thursday evening when the FCT PDP executives met with the presidential aspirant in Abuja as part of Anyim's consultations. Receiving the politicians in his campaign office in Garki 11, Abuja, the former President of the Senate said he is fully aware the of the socio-political and developmental needs of the FCT. This deep understanding, Anyim declared made him the presidential aspirant with the best…
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2023 Presidency: Buhari, Jonathan, Orji tip Pius Anyim for higher responsibilities

2023 Presidency: Buhari, Jonathan, Orji tip Pius Anyim for higher responsibilities

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the duo of President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, commended the leadership qualities of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, saying he has all it takes to be entrusted with higher responsibilities in the future. In their separate remarks at an event in Abuja to honour Anyim on the occasion of his 61st birthday, they described Anyim as a humble leader who sees the entire country as single constituency. President Buhari, represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, noted that…
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2023: Why power should shift to Southeast — Ezeife, Arewa youths

2023: Why power should shift to Southeast — Ezeife, Arewa youths

By Luminous Jannamike, Abuja A coalition of youth groups in the 19 Northern States and the FCT, under the aegis of Arewa Youth Federation (AYF), said on Saturday that for the sake of fairness, justice, and equity, power should return to the south, particularly to the southeast region in 2023. This is even as a former governor of Anambra State, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, faulted the suspicion that Igbo politicians could not be trusted with power, perhaps for the fear of Biafra secession. The Arewa youths spoke when they met with members of the Igbo Elders Consultative Forum during an advocacy…
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2023: Arewa students embark on door to door campaign for Orji Kalu (Photos)

2023: Arewa students embark on door to door campaign for Orji Kalu (Photos)

A coalition of youth associations and student groups, under the auspices of Orji Kalu Students Network (OSN), on Tuesday, began a door-door campaign in Nasarawa state for the Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Orji Uzor Kalu, a Forbes rated billionaire, is the Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District. The coalition, made up of members from National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), All Progressives Congress (APC) leagues of Youth Leaders, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Northern Students Parliament, among others. Leader of the group, Comrade Yakubu Arigu Muhammad said the former…
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2023 Presidency: Why we dragged ex-Gov Orji Kalu to court — Bauchi Indigenes

2023 Presidency: Why we dragged ex-Gov Orji Kalu to court — Bauchi Indigenes

Two Bauchi State indigenes have dragged a former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzo Kalu, before the Bauchi State High Court. The Bauchi indigenes said the senator’s failure to declare for the 2023 presidency was responsible for their action. Addressing a press conference in Bauchi, the plaintiffs, Aliyu Ladan and Lawan Abdullahi, informed that they had an agreement with Kalu to contest the presidency under the platform of APC in 2023 but he was being reluctant to declare his interest. The plaintiffs said they know Kalu’s capacity, which is why they want him to be Nigeria’s next president, adding…
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