Preparation for the 2023 Oyo governorship election has already begun as influential politicians in the State are working underground to win the southwest state for their political parties. Photo credit: Vanguard The incumbent Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde of the Peoples Democratic Party, would be contesting for a second term in office in the 2023 governorship poll.
Today's Headlines: ‘Thousands’ Dump APC For PDP; "APC Will Govern Nigeria For Over 40 years" -Sheriff
‘Thousands’ dump APC for PDP in Gombe John Yoriyo, former deputy governor of Gombe, and an unconfirmed number of card-carrying members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Photo Credit: Thecable
The agitation for the return of presidential power to the Southern part of Nigeria may play a major role in the course of choosing the presidential candidates of various political parties, ahead of the 2023 General Elections. Interestingly, former vice president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is a prominent political tycoon who has all it takes, to give the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a good chance, if given the presidential ticket of the party in 2023.
Two (2) out of the many northern states currently controlled by the All Progressives Congress (APC), may likely be reclaimed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), if the current crisis within the ruling party in these states continues. Already, there are visible signs which show that PDP may have become the more stable Party within these states, owing to the many problems currently bedeviling the ruling party.
Judging from reports, it is almost certain at the moment that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), will be zoning its presidential ticket to the northern region in a bid to gain an advantage over the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who looks increasingly likely to present a southerner at the 2023 poll.
Credit: Daily Post. In the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, there has been an ongoing battle over the zoning of offices ahead of the 2023 general elections. According to a report by the Nation, the National zoning committee headed by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has not been able to reach a binding decision on the issue of zoning as two groups, "the maintain the status quo group", headed by Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde and the “move around group” headed by former Senate president, Anyim Pius Anyim, want the party to adopt a zoning formula that favours them.
Today's Headlines: Another Politician Defect To APC; Nigeria Suffering From Leadership Failure –Wike
Another Politician Defect to APC Stephen Odey, a former Senator from Cross River North in the National Assembly, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressives Congress. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers He contested the December 5, 2020 Cross River North Senatorial byelection on the platform of the PDP, but claimed that he was robbed of his victory after the Court of Appeal removed him over a pre-election matter.
The Peoples Democratic Party PDP zoning formula may destabilize the Party ahead 2023 Presidential Race. It should be recalled that the Part had fixed October 30th to 31st for the National Convention of the Party. Meanwhile, the Party Leaders had zoned the Position of the National Chairman of the Party to the South, Precisely to the Southwest while the Presidential ticket will be zoned to the North.
The battle for who replaces Sir Ben Ayade in the forthcoming governorship election in Cross River State continues as new aspirants have begun to indicate interest in the position. On Sunday, the owner/sole proprietor of Arthur Jarvis University, the first private university in Cross River State, Sir Arthur Jarvis Archibong declared his intentions to run for the Governor of Cross River State in 2023.
Photos Credit: Google Zoning: PDP won’t disappoint Nigerians — NEC member As permutations, intrigues, and agitations over zoning of the 2023 presidential ticket heat up, a member of the National Executive Council NEC, of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa, has assured that the party will not disappoint Nigerians in its choice of the zone to fly its presidential ticket.
Photo: Peoples Democratic Party, culled from the Tableshakers The crisis rocking the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), might not have reached its end. It could be recalled that some members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who are loyal to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike have, earlier, demanded for the resignation or, outright, removal of erstwhile national chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus.
The recent outcome of the Chairmanship Election of the Local Government in Kaduna State which favoured the main opposition Party, Peoples Democratic Party PDP might be a signal to APC that the Party may not win the Forthcoming Polls in the State. It should be recalled that the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was declared the winner of Kajuru Local Government Chairmanship Election.
Again, the PDP has recorded another huge success in the Kajuru Local Government Poll held on Saturday, 25th of September 2021. Emerging report indicates that Ibrahim Gajere, the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has on Sunday, been declared winner of the Kajuru Local Government Area Chairmanship election.
Today's Headlines: Devastated By Defeat To Usyk, Joshua Wants Rematch; PDP Floors APC In An Election
PHOTO CREDIT: The Guardian Nigeria Anthony Joshua said he was “110 percent” likely to activate a rematch clause with Oleksandr Usyk after losing his world heavyweight titles to the Ukrainian in stunning fashion in London on Saturday Usyk gave a boxing masterclass in recording a unanimous points victory to deprive Joshua of his World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization belts in front of the dethroned champion’s home crowd of more than 66,000 at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Deacon Udom Emmanuel has thrown more light on whom he would hand off the baton of leadership come 2023. Elected in 2015 under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the 55-year-old’s second term tenure winds down in less than two years.
Following the outcome of the election, Mr Salasi Musa of the Peoples Democratic Party has been declared overall winner of the Chikun Local Government Chairmanship election in Kaduna State. The election results was released on Monday by Dr. Sanusi Gambo, the returning officer. According to a statement disclosed by Dr. Sanusi Gambo, "he said Mr. Salasi Musa of the Peoples Democratic Party polled about 19,402 votes, to deactivate the election dream of the APC incumbent, Samaila Leeman."
Photo: Peoples Democratic Party, culled from the Nation In an attempt to resolve the political crisis bedeviling the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), some prominent members and National Executive Committee (NEC) of PDP have decided to conduct the National Convention of the party.
Photo: Peoples Democratic Party, culled from the Tableshakers Pending any unforeseen conditions, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zoning Committee being led by the Executive Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, is set to recommend the zoning of the national chairmanship position of the party to the Southern part of Nigeria.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Engineer Salasi Nuhu Musa, emerged victorious in the Saturday, September 25 Local Government election in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Dr Sanusi Gambo, the Returning Officer, while announcing the results in the early hours of Monday, September 27, 2021, said the candidate of PDP defeated the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Honourable Suleiman Liman by 19,402 to 14,829 to clinch the chairmanship seat.
As the Naira further depreciated to N580/$1, the opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of corruption over its decision to retain Godwin Emefiele as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan on Sunday released this statement in Abuja and was titled; "PDP to APC: You Have Admitted to Wrecking the Naira".