2022 Budget: INEC gets N100bn for 2023 elections
THE Federal Government has prioritized spending on defence & security, infrastructure and education with the sectors getting a combined N5.15 trillion allocation in the 2022 Budget proposal.
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From the proposal, defence and security got N2.41 trillion (15%); infrastructure N1.45 trillion (8.9%); education N1.29 trillion (7.9%); health N820 billion (5%) and Social Development and Poverty Eradication N863 billion (5.3%) of the entire allocation.
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2023 presidency: Tinubu already has 12 to 13 million votes, will succeed Buhari – SWAGA
The South West Agenda for Asiwaju, SWAGA, has assured the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader, Bola Tinubu of 12 to 13 million votes, ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
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A chieftain of SWAGA, Senator Adedayo Adeyeye said Tinubu would replicate President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 feat, when he got 12 million votes from the North.
The former Works and Housing Minister, spoke on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today.’
Adeyeye pointed out that the chances of Tinubu becoming the next president of Nigeria are high.
He said: “Don’t forget that one of the selling points for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 was that he already had 12 million votes in his pocket (in previous elections) particularly in the North-West and North-East. So, it was easy with support from a few other places for him to win the presidency.
Lagos APC Needs Urgent Political Redemption – Oki
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State Chief Fouad Oki has said that he decided to run for the chairmanship position of the party in the state, to redeem the party from disintegrating.
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Addressing journalists on his ambition in Lagos , Oki, said he was keen on taking over the party mantle of leadership to address injustice in the party and ensure there is Justice and equity.
He said he was tagged factional chairman because he had always kicked against the injustice going on in the party.
Oki lamented that there are some members of the party, who had worked assiduously for the success of the party but sidelined, saying he is keen about giving such people a sense of belonging.
Igbos want to be part of Nigeria, treat us fairly: Umahi
Governor of Ebonyi, Dave Umahi, says the Igbos want to be part of a fair and equitable Nigeria, not a breakaway Biafra.
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Mr Umahi announced this during an inter-denominational prayer summit organised in Abakaliki on Friday by the Office of the Wife of the governor, in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).
“We want to belong to Nigeria. We want to belong to fair and equitable Nigeria,” Mr Umahi chimed.
“People should not be afraid of us. We will work with God to restore the peace of this nation.
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