2023: Factors That Will Work Against Northern Governors Forum After They Rejected Southern President
Many Nigerians were surprised when they read or heard that the Northern Governors Forum rejected the idea of rotational Presidency or power shift to the South in 2023. While the issue is still generating controversy, there are key factors that will work against the Northern Governors Forum after it rejected power shift to he South.
2 Reasons Why The Northern Govs Should Change Their Position And Support Southern Presidency In 2023
The Northern States Governors’ Forum has unanimously opposed the call by its Southern counterpart that the 2023 presidency should be zoned to the Southern region of Nigeria. In a meeting the forum had yesterday in Kaduna State, the Northern Governors noted that the call by the Southern Governors that the 2023 presidency should be zoned to the South is against the constitution.
Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the tussle over which zone will produce the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari has already begun. While the Igobs is agitating to produce the next President of Nigeria, there are strong indications that the North may still produce the next Nigerian President or the south west of Nigeria ahead of south east.
It is no more news that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP is facing Leadership challenges across the States. Though, the Party Leaders had fixed September 30th to 31st for the National Convention of the Party. If the National Convention is successful, the crisis rocking the Party will become things of the Past.
Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress and Former Governor of Bornu State, Ali Modu Sheriff recently in a publication expressed his wish for his party, The APC to stay in power for at least 50 years as he spoke about the need for the party bigwigs to work together and make it a reality is for bridges to be built across all lines, both religious and ethnic divides.
In 1993, the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah published a book titled "Religion, Power And Politics in Northern Nigeria". In the book, he concluded that that there is a deliberate and systematic attempt by the northern ruling class to dominate the politics of the region and the nation to preserve not only their way of life but their interests.
Nigeria currently has 43 schools of health that have accreditation of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to award National Diploma and Higher National Diploma. Only three of these institutions were established before the country's independence. Take a glimpse at these 3 schools. The oldest college of health in Nigeria is Lagos State College of Health Technology (LASCOHET).
There was a bit of a surprise in the Nigerian political atmosphere a few days ago with the announcement of a new political platform founded by some eminent Nigerians and popular names in the political game. The political group which is seen as a 'Third force ' aims to hijack the political sphere by edging out the PDP and the ruling APC.
Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is a Nigerian political and military leader who served as Nigeria's head of state from 1976 to 1979 and later as its president from 1999 to 2007. Committed to restoring democracy, Obasanjo oversaw the 1979 election, after which he handed over control of Nigeria to the newly elected civilian president, Shehu Shagari.
Independence Day: Why Nnamdi Kanu And Igboho Should Revisit The History Of Nigeria And Embrace Unity
IPOB members and other groups have caused a lot of tension within the southern part of Nigeria because of their agitations for secession. These agitators have carried out many protests across some states within the country. (Biafra Agitators. Credit: Adrikgist). Also, a lot of political leaders have asked these agitators to embrace unity and peace within the nation.
Photo Credit: Google Former President Olusegun Obasanjo can help the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming presidential election as the election approaches. The party is facing a number of crises that may hinder the success of the party in the year 2023 presidential election. Obasanjo is the first president of the country in the fourth republic, and he ruled for two consecutive tenures alongside Atiku Abubakar.
Ever since the end of military rule in 1998, the people's democratic party, PDP was formed in August of 1998, ahead of the democratic elections of 1999. The PDP won, with Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as the president. The party had majority of the legislatures too and ran this country from 1999-2015, that is a period of 16 years.
Today's Headlines: Obasanjo, Osinbajo To Attend Abuja House Fair; Fashola Calls For Maintenance of Infrastructure
Photos Credit: Google Obasanjo, Osinbajo to attend Abuja House Fair Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, will in October join other dignitaries to attend the Bstan Homes National House Fair, the organisers of the event have said. Photos Credit: Punch Newspaper
The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe has given an insight into what he meant by not being invited by the Presidency. His earlier outburst was as a result of former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani Kayode meeting with the President after his defection to APC.
The recent loan request by the Buhari-led administration has elicited concerns from well-meaning members to the Nigerian public. The recent reaction has come from former president Olusegun Obasanjo. The elder statesman has thrown up his reservations about the recent request by the FG to borrow more funds and wondered why this is necessary.
Former President of the federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to the move by the Buhari led administration to borrow fresh loans amid cries by Nigerians over continuous borrowing by the federal government. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo who spoke with Channels Television in South Africa described as criminal the act of accumulating more debts for posterity to pay.
The special adviser to Lagos State Governor on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe has taken the his verified Facebook page to react after the former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obansajo questioned Buhari's plan to borrow more money. According to reports, President Buhari had requested the Senate to approve sovereign loans of $4.054bn and €710million as well as grant components of $125m for the proposed projects
The Nigerian Senator,Solomon Olamilekan Adeola has criticized the past leaders for being responsible for Nigerian high dept Profile. Administrator of the Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, accused ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua, and Goodluck Jonathan for Nigeria's high dept profile.
Report has it that Olusegun Obasanjo the Former President of Nigeria, said the idea of the Federal Government taking loans, is not a wise decision. According to Olusegun Obasanjo he said that during his tenure in the government, as the elected President of Nigeria, record as it that $3.5bn was spent to pay debts and even with that, the quantum of debt was not going down.
The Nigerian former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has accused Buhari's administration of committing crimes against the next generations. Obasanjo made this known in an interview with Channels Television in South Africa. He described the incessant borrowing of President Mohammadu Buhari which is resulting in accumulated debts for the next generations as a criminal act.