Rishi Sunak’s Tories are braced for a bruising set of local election results as votes continue to be counted across England. The contests were the first to be fought under new rules requiring voters to carry photographic ID, and the elections watchdog said “regrettably” some people were turned away from polling stations as a result. … Continue reading UK Election Updates: Tories expect a difficult night but have sought to manage expectations
Trending news in Nigeria today 13/02/2023
Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian newspapers: 1. Governorship candidate of Labour Party in Kano State, Bashir Ishaq Bashir, met with Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday evening. The outcome of the meeting is yet unknown but sources said it was centered on defection. 2. Governor … Continue reading Trending news in Nigeria today 13/02/2023
Tinubu is ready to accept defeat – Keyamo
One of the spokespersons for the Tinubu, Shettima Presidential Campaign Council, Festus Keyamo, has claimed his presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has no ruling-party advantage in the forthcoming election. Keyamo also said the opposition should be prepared to accept defeat in good faith. His statement was contained in a post on his verified Twitter handle on … Continue reading Tinubu is ready to accept defeat – Keyamo
NAIRA SCARCITY: Atiku calls out Tinubu for alleged involvement
The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organization has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC), Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the one behind naira scarcity. Atiku’s campaign also described Tinubu as the real enemy of Nigerians insisting that “Tinubu is the mastermind of the … Continue reading NAIRA SCARCITY: Atiku calls out Tinubu for alleged involvement
12 Kinds of people you’ll see in Nigeria during elections
Photo by Emmanuel Ikwuegbu on Pexels.com TWELVE (12) MOST FOOLISH PEOPLE IN NIGERIA. CHECK IF YOU ARE ONE OF THEM BY YOUR CONDUCT. (1) Jobless person supporting people that are behind his or her joblessness. (2). A student who is on strike and still raising banner for those who are behind the strike (3). A … Continue reading 12 Kinds of people you’ll see in Nigeria during elections
2023 Elections: INEC moves PVC collection point to electoral wards
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has relocated the collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to the nation’s 8,809 registration areas/wards. The commission had set December 12, 2022 to January 22, 2023 as the collection dates for PVCs in all 774 LGAs. INEC stated at the time that PVC collection would be devolved to the 8,809 registration … Continue reading 2023 Elections: INEC moves PVC collection point to electoral wards
How to achieve greatness this new year
Photo by Archie Binamira on Pexels.com As 2023 begins, it can be a time of hope and new beginnings. A time when we build on the learnings from last year and make the most of a fresh start. One of the many things that I have learnt from last year, is that life can be full … Continue reading How to achieve greatness this new year
Ohaneze Youths blame Nyesom Wike for ‘killing Igbo presidency’
The youth wing of apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has again come hard on Governor Nyewom Wike of Rivers State over the political intrigues playing out in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Wike and his aggrieved G-5 governors are currently out of the country where … Continue reading Ohaneze Youths blame Nyesom Wike for ‘killing Igbo presidency’
2023: Take Nigeria back to 1963 – Pastor tells politicians
Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has advocated for regional government with a view to tackling challenges facing Nigeria. He specifically called on politicians in the country to take the citizens back to 1963 Republican constitution where it allowed four regions to be independent and managed their resources. Addressing … Continue reading 2023: Take Nigeria back to 1963 – Pastor tells politicians
Man bags 2-year jail sentence for destroying Atiku’s billboard in Jos
An area court in Bukuru, Jos South LGA of Plateau State has sentenced Gabriel Orupou (alias Alaye) to two years imprisonment and or N100,000 fine for destroying a billboard belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. Orupou, a resident of Dadin Kowa, was found guilty of criminal conspiracy. Delivering the sentence, the … Continue reading Man bags 2-year jail sentence for destroying Atiku’s billboard in Jos
Power will return to Nigerian voters in 2023 – Eseme
A former spokesman of the House of Representatives, Honourable Eseme Eyiboh, has said that the 2023 election will be an absolute return of power to the people. Eyiboh was reacting to concerns raised by some politicians over the use of Bimodal Voter Accreditation System introduced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Some Nigerians had … Continue reading Power will return to Nigerian voters in 2023 – Eseme
Why are Nigerian politicians ganging up against Peter Obi?
In the last couple of months, it is emerging clear that Peter Obi and his supporters, the Obidents, are not going to fizzle out as predicted by several political pundits. In the South-east and South-south geopolitical zones, the spread of the popularity of the Presidential candidate of the Labour Party has redrawn the political map … Continue reading Why are Nigerian politicians ganging up against Peter Obi?
Trending news in Nigeria 12/11/2022
Good evening! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied any involvement in the crisis currently rocking the Peoples Democratic Party. A statement signed by his Media Adviser, Ikechukwu Eze, denied reports that the aggrieved governors are loyal to him. 2. The police in Plateau State on Friday confirmed the … Continue reading Trending news in Nigeria 12/11/2022
FFK: Tinubu isn’t sick
The Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council, on Sunday, pronounced the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, fit and healthy to contest the 2023 presidential election. MEZIESBLOG recalls that on several occasions, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Atiku-Okowa Campaign Council, Dino Melaye, had said Tinubu is unfit to rule. He said, “Tinubu … Continue reading FFK: Tinubu isn’t sick
Is it over between Tinubu and Osibanjo?
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has insisted he does not have anything against Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Tinubu stated this when he addressed a group in Kano that worked for Osinbajo’s presidential bid. Ahead of the APC presidential primary, there were controversial reactions after Osinbajo declared his bid to … Continue reading Is it over between Tinubu and Osibanjo?
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