The opposition party would hold its convention in October and preparation seems to be in place for the exercise. Wike would be at the forefront of the exercise and this would make him to inadvertently commit at least one serious political error. He would want to put everything in place and in the process he would make mistakes.
There is one interesting state in Nigeria that needs to be discussed when the issue of Value Added Tax (VAT) is being talked about. This state is quite interesting that it deserves to be talked about in view of how much it generates through VAT and how much it actually receives from the federal government for the past eighth months in the year 2021.
It is arguable that the issue of who should be responsible for the collection of Value-Added Tax (VAT), and that of the region that should produce the next President of Nigeria in 2023, are among the keenly debated issues in the country at the moment. It should be recalled that over the years, the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), has been collecting VAT from states on behalf of the Federal Government.
The battle for supremacy ahead of the October national convention of the PDP is becoming interesting as top party members are fighting to ensure that their candidate emerges the next national chairman of the PDP. There have been alignments and realignments in the last few days as the October national convention of the PDP is less than 6 weeks from now.
Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Rivers State, political players in the two major parties in the State are already working underground to win the State for their political parties. While the current State Governor, Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party is working to retain his political relevance in the State after leaving office in 2023, the former Governor of the State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Ameachi, of the All Progressives Congress is also working to end PDP's dominance in the State.
Value Added Tax, VAT, is one of the most discussed issues in Nigeria these days, as some Southern governors, particularly the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo Olu, and the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike , have indicated a desire to collect it.
It is no more news that the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP will hold by 30th of October. It should be recalled that Some Leaders of the Party Clamoured for the removal of Secondus as the National Chairman of the Party. However, PDP Leaders have been reaching out to their loyalists in the Party to support their Candidates in the forthcoming Convention of the Party.
In recent times, talks about how the Federal Government shares revenue generated from tax collection between states, have dominated online news space. In a social media post that has now gone viral, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, accused the Federal Government of collecting revenue from all states in the country and sharing it, albeit unfairly, between the Federal, State, and Local governments.
As the 2023 presidential election draws closer, political players across the country who have the ambition to contest for the election are preparing for it. There are speculations about influential politicians who may likely contest for the presidential election and some Governors have also been tipped to emerge as running mates to different presidential candidates in 2023.
Today's Headlines: What I’ll Do If Jonathan Joins APC -Wike, FFK Has No Electoral Value -Joe Igbokwe
2023: What I’ll do if Jonathan joins APC, contests for president – Wike Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has disclosed what he would do if former President, Goodluck Jonathan defects to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Wike vowed not to support Jonathan if he defects to APC to contest in the 2023 presidential election.
General elections will be held in Nigeria on 23 February 2023 to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and Senate. The winners of the election will be inaugurated on 29 May 2023, the former date of Democracy Day. Anyway I will be discussing why Amaechi may probably take over Rivers State despite the hard work of Wike to unseat APC in 2023 general elections.
In recent times different reports have stated that former President Goodluck Jonathan may join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The former President has denied it via his media aide. Also, the APC has said that Jonathan is free to join APC but that there won't be an automatic ticket for him.
The controversy surrounding the decision of Southern Governors that states should directly collect Value-Added Tax (VAT) from companies located within their territories, is not showing any sign of abating soon. It should be recalled that the whole drama started when the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, made moves to stop the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) from collecting VAT in his state on behalf of the Federal Government.
Ahead of the forthcoming 2023 gubernatorial election in Rivers State, political actors in the two primary parties in the state are already struggling confidentially to achieve the state for their political parties. This has been the order of the day in the political sphere of Rivers State. Governor Nyesom Wike the current State governor of the Peoples Democratic Party is toiling to remain politically relevant in the State after he vacates the office in 2023, and his rival the past Governor of the State and Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, of the All Progressives Congress, is also struggling to end the People's Democratic Party's preeminence in the State.
There have been reports that former President Goodluck Jonathan may be planning to contest for President of Nigeria in 2023. This issue came to the fore again after reports emerged that Jonathan plans to defect from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC to make it easier for him to realize that ambition.
Mr. Goodluck Jonathan's name is constantly being linked to the All Progressives Congress even though the former president doesn't make specific moves to defect to the party. He stands to lose two key things if he leaves the political party that brought him to power. In short it would be advised Jonathan remains in the PDP.
Nyesom Wike is among the respected politicians in Nigeria. Wike is a member of The People's Democratic Party (PDP), He is currently the incumbent Governor of Rivers State. Meanwhile, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan was The former President Federal Republic of Nigeria and a chieftain in The People's Democratic Party (PDP).
In a recent report, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has revealed what he would do if the former President, Goodluck Jonathan joins the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to Wike, he promised not to support Jonathan if he defects to APC to contest in the 2023 presidential election.
It appears like the PDP would lose virtually all its top and powerful politicians to the ruling All Progresives Congress before the general elections come. The PDP has been grappling with lots of defections and it looks like the party would crumble and later fumble. No matter what happens, the following leaders would still be in the party.
Amidst the rumours that the immediate past Nigeria's President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is planning to dump the People's Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest for President in 2023, The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has revealed what he would do if Jonathan decamps to the ruling party.