2023: Wada throws weight behind Bala Muhammad Presidency

By Salifu Usman, Abuja The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2019 Kogi State governorship election, Engineer Musa Wada, has expressed confidence in the ability of Bauchi State governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, to salvage Nigeria’s current challenges if given chance to lead Nigeria in 2023. Wada made the assertion at the weekend when he received members of the national executive council of the …

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Army kills 24 ‘suspected terrorists’ in Niger

Niger troops killed 24 “suspected terrorists” after they sought to escape after being captured in the west of the country, the government said on Sunday. The suspects had been planning an attack on the market town of Banibangou but the army was alerted and, after an exchange of fire, 26 people were arrested on 28 April, the defence ministry said in a statement. One of …

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2023 Presidency: Obasanjo backs Akinwunmi Adesina over Tinubu

…as efforts to reconcile Tambuwal, Kwankwaso fail…..Pushes for hybrid party to replace APC, PDP By Soni Daniel Abuja – Formerr President Olusegun Obasanjo is in support of a move to draft the current President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, into the 2023 presidential race, a competent source close to the former President confirmed last night. The move comes as the former Head …

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Again, Mbaka rattles the political class, by Dons Eze

In 2015, when Reverend Father Camilus Ejike Mbaka, Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu, Nigeria, (AMEN), predicted that President Goodluck Jonathan would not return to Aso Rock, that Muhammadu Buhari would win the 2015 Presidential Election, it was like most members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the platform on which Jonathan would contest the Presidential Election, would stone him to death. They called him …

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I don’t want to be President, but I can take the offer – Orji Kalu

Abuja – Former governor of Abia state and federal lawmaker at the 9th senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu says he is not interested in the country’s presidential post but will not hesitate if given the chance to lead the largest West African nation. “I am not having that kind of ambition,” the former Abia State governor said in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics. …

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Chadian rebels vow to resume advance after Idriss Deby’s funeral

Rebels in northern Chad were preparing to advance on the capital N’Djamena, a spokesman said on Saturday, following the funeral of President Idriss Deby who died on the battlefield. Deby’s death on Monday, just after he won an election to extend his 30-year rule, shocked the Central African country which has long been a Western ally against Islamist militants. read more A military council headed …

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Chadian President, Idriss Deby Dies On Frontlines – Army Spokesman

Chad’s newly re-elected President Idriss Deby Itno has died of injuries while fighting rebels in the north of the Sahel country. The shocking announcement came only the day after the 68-year-old was proclaimed the winner of a presidential election that had given him a sixth term in office. The army said Deby had been commanding his army at the weekend as it battled against rebels …

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Congo Republic: Sassou promises to improve business climate as he starts new term as President

Abuja (Precise Post) – President Denis Sassou Nguesso of Congo Republic has pledged to reform and simplify business and tax laws to help boost economic growth as he was sworn in on Friday, prolonging his 38-year reign over the central African oil producer. Known as “emperor” by some of his African peers, 77-year-old Sassou was re-elected with more than 88% of the vote in a …

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Ex-gov Aliyu reveals why Northern PDP Govs worked against Jonathan in 2015

Abuja (Precise Post) – A former governor of Niger State and then Northern Governors’ Forum chairman, Babangida Aliyu, on Friday revealed why northern governors of the Peoples Democratic Party worked against the re-election of former President Goodluck Jonathan in 2015. He said they worked against Jonathan’s re-election because he reneged on an agreement not to seek a second term. Aliyu said this in a statement …

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Presidential Poll: Yakubu-led INEC Observation Team attends post- election joint press briefing in Cotonou

By Chris Udochukwu Cotonou (Precise Post) – The Independent National Electoral Commission’s observation team lead by the Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu is presently taking part in the post- election joint press briefing in Cotonou, organized by the Coalition of Election Observers. Precise Post recalls that INEC boss led the Nigerian election monitoring team to Republic of Benin held its Presidential Election that held on Sunday …

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Finally, Obasanjo opens up on June 12 annulment, makes serious revelations

By Our Reporter Abuja (Precise Post) – After many years of silence, former President of Nigeria Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has opened up on the issue of the freest and fairest election in Nigeria, saying ‘bad blood’ is the reason for the annulment of the June 12, 1993, Presidential election thought to have been won by late business mogul, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola. The former president who …

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Mahmood Yakubu-led INEC Observer team arrives Cotonou

By Ogechi Okorie Abuja (Precise Post) – The Nigerian observer team of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) led by the Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu has arrived Cotonou, Republic of Benin ahead of the April 11 Presidential election. The Commission which disclosed this on Saturday via it’s twitter handle, said other members of the team are: Ondo State, Ambassador Rufus Akeju, National Commissioner, Dr Adekunle …

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Fasoranti, Ondo monarchs declare support for Tinubu

An elder statesman, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, on Tuesday declared his support for the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, ahead of the 2023 presidential election. He described Tinubu as a qualified Nigerian who has all it takes to govern the country. Fasoranti spoke when Tinubu supporters in the five South-West states under the auspices of the South-West Agenda for Asiwaju Bola …

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Abbott won’t throw pitch, rebuffing MLB voting-rights stance

Abuja (Precise Post) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said Monday that he wouldn’t throw the ceremonial first pitch as planned at the Texas Rangers’ home opener — the latest jab in a fight that’s pushing corporate America into the political battle over voting rights. The Republican governor informed the Rangers via a letter, citing Major League Baseball’s decision to move the MLB All-Star Game from …

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Odumakin Was A Fighter For Freedom And Rule Of Law – Tinubu

….Says he epitomized the true definition of the citizen. By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – National leader of the All Progressives Congress Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has reacted to the news of death of Yinka Odumakin, saying he was a doughty fighter for freedom and the rule of law. Tinubu said late Odumakin epitomized the true definition of a citizen despite that he never held …

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PDP Yet To Adopt Any Recommendations Proposed By Senator Bala‘s Committee Report – Party

By Chris Udochukwu Abuja (Precise Post) – The Peoples Democratic Party has clarified that it’s yet to adopt any of the recommendations proposed by the Senator Bala Mohammed‘s Committee report ahead of 2023 presidential election. Disclosing this via his official twitter handle, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, said the clarification became necessary following enquiries from members of the party and the …

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