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2023 APC Vice-Presidential Ticket: Three Top Governors That May Be Considered

As the 2023 General Elections gathers momentum, it's no longer a news that the 2023 Vice-presidential Candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may likely emerge from the Northern Region. Below are the Names of Three Top Governors the APC may consider for the Position.

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2023 APC Vice-Presidential Ticket: Three Top Governors That May Be Considered

POLITICS

Why are PDP S/East leaders not being persistent for 2023 presidency like the North-Central caucus?

The political battle for the key positions in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is currently ongoing, as the different regions and geopolitical zones within the party are making a case to secure the position which is of interest to them. For example, the southern region is agitating that the region should produce the next president based on power rotation, while the northern region is stating that power shift is not constitutional and as such, any region can produce the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari by 2023.

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Why are PDP S/East leaders not being persistent for 2023 presidency like the North-Central caucus?

EDUCATION

North Central States Colleges Of Education That Are Headed By Professors

There are fifty one state-owned colleges of education that are approved by the National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) in Nigeria. Eleven of these schools are located in the North Central Geopolitical Zone which comprises six states and the Federal Capital Territory. It is interesting that only two of these North Central colleges are currently professors as provosts.

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North Central States Colleges Of Education That Are Headed By Professors

POLITICS

Why Northern Leader Said That The North Central Has Been More Marginalised than The South East

Photo Credit: Daily Post In the last few years, the cry of marginalisation by the South East has been very loud. The region has lamented that it gets the least in everything, including federal allocations, the number of local governments and even federal projects and appointments.

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Why Northern Leader Said That The North Central Has Been More Marginalised than The South East

POLITICS

2023 Presidency: Two Political Gladiators That May Emerge From The North-Central

Since the start of the Fourth Republic in 1999, The North Central is the only zone in the Northern Region yet to produce both President and Vice-President. As agitations are mounting ahead of the 2023 General Elections, There are Two Political Gladiators from the Geo-political Zone whom the people may support for Presidency.

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2023 Presidency: Two Political Gladiators That May Emerge From The North-Central

POLITICS

2 North Central Politicians Who Can Become PDP Chairman

The People's Democratic Party would most likely focus on the north central zone when it's analysing its planned convention. The zone would most likely produce the next Chairman of the party later this month if the plans do not change or unforseen circumstances don't occur. The question then is who are the two likely politicians to take over the secretariat?

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2 North Central Politicians Who Can Become PDP Chairman

MILITARY

Nigerian Army did not launch new exercises in the south because of unknown gunmen.

The Nigerian army has launched new exercises in the South-East, South-South, South-West and some North Central states of the country. The exercises which were named Golden Dawn, Still Water and Eduring Peace were flagged off in Enugu by lieutenant general Farouk Yahaya the Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) in Enugu State.

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Nigerian Army did not launch new exercises in the south because of unknown gunmen.

POLITICS

Opinion: North Central Might Lose Presidential Ticket In PDP If Ayu Is Chosen As National Chairman

According to a report by Daily Post, the leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the North Central zone came together and unanimously adopted former Senate President, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, as consensus candidate for the position of National Chairman. The adoption of the candidate by the PDP leaders means he will be presented at the Special National Convention of the party, slated for October 30th and 31st, 2021, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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Opinion: North Central Might Lose Presidential Ticket In PDP If Ayu Is Chosen As National Chairman

POLITICS

PDP Chairmanship: Will Selection Of Ayu Without Voting Be Acceptable To Other Contestants

Ahead of the October 31 national elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, leaders and stakeholders of the party from the North Central, Tuesday night unanimously adopted former Senate President, Dr Iyorchia Ayu for the position of national chairman. According to the report, the selection Of Ayu was held without voting, and the candidate received support from Benue state governor and chairman of the PDP zoning committee, Dr Samuel Ortom, who after a few weeks of rooting for another former President of the Senate, David Mark, turned to Ayu, following alleged opposition by some party bigwigs.

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PDP Chairmanship: Will Selection Of Ayu Without Voting Be Acceptable To Other Contestants

POLITICS

Why Saraki's Loyalists Don't Want Any Politician From North-Central To Emerge PDP National Chairman

Less than 3 weeks to the National Convention of the PDP, the Northern PDP politicians are still brainstorming on how best to produce the national chairman of the PDP. Photo Credit: Sun newspaper However, some Northern politicians who plan to contest the 2023 presidential ticket of the PDP are working hard to ensure that things favour them at the national convention of the PDP.

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Why Saraki's Loyalists Don't Want Any Politician From North-Central To Emerge PDP National Chairman

POLITICS

PDP National Chairmanship Race: North Central Adopts Ex-Senate President As Consensus Candidate

Barely 17days to the PDP National Convention, The North Central Geo-political Zone has adopted a Third Republic Senate President, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu as it's Sole Candidate for the PDP National Chairmanship Position. Photo Credit: Facebook According to the Vanguard, Party Bigwigs in the Zone agreed on the Choice of Ayu at a Meeting which had in attendance PDP Topshots including Senator Bukola Saraki, Ex-Governors of Niger, Kogi and Kwara States; Babangida Aliyu, Ibrahim Idris and Abdulfatah Ahmed.

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PDP National Chairmanship Race: North Central Adopts Ex-Senate President As Consensus Candidate

POLITICS

How Senator Ayu Emerged Northern Consensus Candidate For The PDP National Chairman Position

The race for who will emerge the PDP National Chairman has been tough after the position was zoned to the northern region by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. Photo credit: PUNCH An earlier report had explained that the number of contenders was trimmed to three, one representing each of the three geopolitical zones in the northern region.

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How Senator Ayu Emerged Northern Consensus Candidate For The PDP National Chairman Position

POLITICS

Dr. Iyorchia Ayu Emerges North Central Candidate For PDP Chairmanship Race

Ahead of the PDP National Convention, Leaders of the Party from the North Central zone, have unanimously adopted former Senate President, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu as consensus candidate for the position of National Chairmanship. The National Vice Chairman of the party from the Zone, Hon. Theophilus Daka Shan, Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Dr. Bukola Saraki, Professor Jerry Gana, Senator Abba Moro and other PDP Stakeholders were present at the Meeting held at the Benue State Governor's Lodge Abuja.

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Dr. Iyorchia Ayu Emerges North Central Candidate For PDP Chairmanship Race

POLITICS

Opinion: Why Northern PDP chieftain is kicking against N/Central zone producing next chairman of the party

The Peoples Democratic Party is currently experiencing some internal party lobbying as the race to see the emergence of the national party chairman is ongoing. There have been intense debates regarding the geopolitical zone that will produce one of the highest positions of the party. Recall that the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led zoning committee had resolved that the northern region in the party should produce the next chairman of the party.

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Opinion: Why Northern PDP chieftain is kicking against N/Central zone producing next chairman of the party

MILITARY

Military will end Boko Haram, bandits onslaught in days, says Lai Mohammed

SOURCE: PEOPLES GAZETTE President Muhammadu Buhari's administration has pledged that the military will put a stop to the onslaught of Boko Haram terrorists and robbers in a matter of days. The regime's spokesman, Lai Mohammed, said that the military's assault on Boko Haram terrorists was forcing the insurgents to join arms with robbers in the North-Central zone.

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Military will end Boko Haram, bandits onslaught in days, says Lai Mohammed

POLITICS

OPINION: How Disunity May Cost North Central Chances to Produce the Next PDP National Chairman

The chances of the members of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to produce the next National Chairman of the party may, probably be jettisoned by disunity among the members. It could be recalled that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had concluded to hold her National Convention on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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OPINION: How Disunity May Cost North Central Chances to Produce the Next PDP National Chairman

POLITICS

Can The Emergency Of Ayu As National Chairman Affect Saraki's Presidential Ambition In 2023?

The North Caucus of PDP has zoned the National Chairmanship position to the North Central after consultations with the relevant stakeholders. Senator Iyorchia Ayu was nominated a consensus candidate for the National Chairman. North Central is one of the Zones that have produced the highest number of National Chairman.

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Can The Emergency Of Ayu As National Chairman Affect Saraki's Presidential Ambition In 2023?

MILITARY

Reps Ask Buhari to Declare Bandits Terrorists

The House of Representatives has asked the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari to Declare Bandits Terrorists The House came to the conclusion and supported the Upper Chamber of the Senate and asked President Buhari to Declare the North-West and parts of the North-Central geopolitical zones bandits and their sponsors terrorists.

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Reps Ask Buhari to Declare Bandits Terrorists

POLITICS

Ambassador Abdulrazaq Bags North Central First Lady of the Year, Best In Economic Empowerment

The First Lady of Kwara State and Founder Ajike People Support Center Her Excellency Ambassador Dr Olufolake Abdulrazaq has been named as the North Central First Lady of the year by the Daily Independent Newspaper for her contributions towards the socio economic development of the people especially women, children and youths.

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Ambassador Abdulrazaq Bags North Central First Lady of the Year, Best In Economic Empowerment

MILITARY

In The Next Few Days, Banditry Will Be History - Lai Mohammed Says

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has assured Nigerians that banditry in the northwest will be history in the next few days. Lai Mohammed said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria. According to him, the Federal Government is focused on winning the war and the military, alongside other security agencies are working hard to eliminate terrorism and banditry in the North.

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In The Next Few Days, Banditry Will Be History - Lai Mohammed Says