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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

2023 APC Vice-Presidential Candidate: Two Reasons Why Governor Simon Lalong May Emerge

As the 2023 General Elections gathers momentum, There are indications that the APC Vice-presidential Candidate May emerge from the Northern Region. One of the Top Politicians to watch out is Simon Lalong, the Incumbent Governor of Plateau State. Below is the Two Reasons why the ruling APC may consider Lalong for the Top Position.

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2023 APC Vice-Presidential Candidate: Two Reasons Why Governor Simon Lalong May Emerge

POLITICS

2023 Election: 3 Reasons Why APC Should Endorse Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

(Photo Credit: CityPost) There have been many controversial issues about the forthcoming general election in Nigeria, the bone for contention has been the region where the next president, should emerge from. There have been mixed reactions, following the unanimous decision by Southwest Governors' Forum, for the President to emerge from the Southwest region.

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2023 Election: 3 Reasons Why APC Should Endorse Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

POLITICS

Tinubu/Lalong and Two Other Politicians The APC May Likely Pair for the 2023 Presidential Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is intensifying efforts to retain power beyond 2023. Top Politicians in the Country are already making necessary moves to emerge as the Presidential Candidate of the ruling party. All things being equal, Below is a list of Four Prominent Politicians who may emerge as the 2023 APC Presidential and Vice-presidential Candidates.

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Tinubu/Lalong and Two Other Politicians The APC May Likely Pair for the 2023 Presidential Election

MILITARY

Plateau Attacks: One Thing To Note After Suspected Armed Herdsmen Attacked Another Village

It is no longer news that on Sunday, suspected armed Fulani Herdsmen attacked Hukke Village, Miango District, within the Irigwe Chiefdom of Plateau State. Recall that not long ago, there were several reports of attacks and killings in the state by suspected armed Fulani Herdsmen.

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Plateau Attacks: One Thing To Note After Suspected Armed Herdsmen Attacked Another Village

POLITICS

Plateau APC: Two members lay claim to state chairmanship

A party leadership tussle has ensued between two factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Plateau state. Recall that the immediate past Secretary to the Plateau State Government and one-time member of the State House of Assembly, Rufus Bature, was on Saturday named as the new state party chairman elected via consensus.

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Plateau APC: Two members lay claim to state chairmanship

POLITICS

2 Implications of Northern Governors' Rejection Of A Southern Presidency In 2023

It is no longer news that the Northern Governors Forum has rejected the calls by the Southern Governors for the next president of Nigeria to emerge from the Southern region of the country. Photo credit: The Nation In a statement made by the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, after a recent meeting between Emirs and Northern Governors Forum, in Kaduna State, the Southern governors claim that the south should be allowed to produce Nigeria's next President is unconstitutional, bearing in mind that they 1999 constitution of Nigeria states that only a candidate who scores 25% of the votes cast in 2/3 states of the federation will be declared the winner.

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2 Implications of Northern Governors' Rejection Of A Southern Presidency In 2023

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Northern Govs Slam Southern Colleagues; "APC Can’t Rule For 40 Years" - PDP

Northern Govs Slam Southern colleagues Photo Credit: Punch Nigeria The Northern States Governors’ Forum at an emergency meeting on Monday in Kaduna State said the candidate with majority votes would become Nigeria’s President in the 2023 elections. The 19 Northern governors also condemned the insistence of their 17 Southern colleagues that a Southern President should succeed the incumbent, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.

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Today's Headlines: Northern Govs Slam Southern Colleagues;

EDUCATION

The Governor of Plateau State To Improve Security And Transport Of Staff And Students Of UNIJOS

Governor Simon Lalong has pledged to improve the University of Jos (UNIJOS) security and also to make transportation available for staff and students. He disclosed this during the visit of the institution's Pro-chancellor, Attahiru Jega, to the Government House in Jos. Continuous support to ensure peace stability and security within and outside the university community, said Jega.

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The Governor of Plateau State To Improve Security And Transport Of Staff And Students Of UNIJOS

POLITICS

One Thing Northern Governors Should Make A Priority Ahead Of 2023 Elections

Governors of the nineteen states in the North met on Monday to deliberate on issues bedeviling the region, and also to oppose the call by their Southern counterparts that the 2023 presidency should be ceded to the South. According to several mainstream media reports, the resolution about 2023 presidency was an integral part of the emergency meeting held at the Government House in Kaduna.

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One Thing Northern Governors Should Make A Priority Ahead Of 2023 Elections

POLITICS

2 Important Topics The Northern Govs Raised For Discussion As They Meet In Kaduna State Today

A recent development report from Daily Post has disclosed how the Northern governors and traditional rulers have today convened a meeting in Kaduna to discuss the problem facing their region. Photo Credit: Daily Post The Northern Governors Forum through its Chairman, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state made it known that critical and urgent matters facing the Northern region such as insecurity would be deliberated on, and a possible solution will be brought up so as to tackle the already worsened situation on ground.

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2 Important Topics The Northern Govs Raised For Discussion As They Meet In Kaduna State Today

POLITICS

Northern Governors Reject VAT Laws Enacted by Lagos, Rivers State

Picture credit; facebook.com Due to the importance that is attached to the Northern state governors forum that took place on Monday in Kaduna State, Nigerians are eager to know what the outcome of the forum is. According to a statement posted on the official account of Lagos State on Opera News, Northern Governors have kicked against the Value Added Tax enacted by the governors of Rivers and Lagos State which got support of other Southern State governors.

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Northern Governors Reject VAT Laws Enacted by Lagos, Rivers State

POLITICS

"We Never Opposed 2023 Presidency To The South " Governor El-Rufai

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai says the Northern Governor’s Forum never opposed the Presidency going to the South in 2023. He said the members of the forum were against the language used by the Southern Governors during their resolution about the power shift. El-Rufai said they were not happy with the Southern Governors for saying power must return to the South.

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POLITICS

Northern Governors speak on shifting of power

The Northern Governors Forum had a meeting in Kaduna yesterday to state its position affirming its right to stake claim to the presidency in 2023. The forum disagree with the Southern Governors Forum (SGF), stating that it contradicts “the provision of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999) as amended that an elected President shall: score the majority votes; score at least 25 per cent of the votes cast in two-third of the states of the federation.”

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Northern Governors speak on shifting of power

POLITICS

What Tinubu Can Do As NGF Says It's Unconstitutional For The South To Insist On Producing Presidency

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) reportedly made it known that the South insistence on producing the next President of Nigeria contradicts the provision of the Nigerian constitution, this was stated by the NGF after their meeting in Kaduna on Monday. However, a report from Daily Post News further unveils that a communique signed by the governor of Plateau state, Simon Lalong unveils that the position of their colleagues in the South is condemnable as the Southern governors have consistently insisted that power must shift to the region.

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What Tinubu Can Do As NGF Says It's Unconstitutional For The South To Insist On Producing Presidency

EDUCATION

Good News For UNIJOS Students As Simon Lalong Assures Persistent Security & Others Within The School

According to reports from "PUNCH" the Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, received, Prof. Jega, the Pro-chancellor of UNIJOS at the State's Government House today. During the visit, Prof. Jega hinted that the university is lacking so many things. He, however, noted that the students need improved security to flourish in their academic activities, adding that the school needs persistent support and developments to secure unity, stability among others within the school premises.

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Good News For UNIJOS Students As Simon Lalong Assures Persistent Security & Others Within The School

POLITICS

Major reason Gov. Lalong pardoned four prisoners to mark Nigeria's Independence Day celebration.

The consequence of crime and other forms of criminal activity is to face the deserved punishment according to the stipulated law. In Nigeria, a criminal is prosecuted according to the gravity of his or her offense by a competent law court and subsequently, the convicted criminal is made to spend the stipulated years behind bars according to the judgment of the judge.

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Major reason Gov. Lalong pardoned four prisoners to mark Nigeria's Independence Day celebration.

POLITICS

Northern Governors Oppose VAT Laws In States

Northern Governors Forum, on Monday, opposed the establishment of Value Added Tax (VAT) laws by Rivers and Lagos states, which has been backed by Southern governors. The Northern governors made this known after an emergency meeting in Kaduna, saying that the VAT law by Rivers and Lagos States will only promote multiple taxations, which will lead to an unnecessary increase in the prices of goods and services.

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Northern Governors Oppose VAT Laws In States

POLITICS

Presidency: APC might Pick A Northerner In 2023 As Northern Governors Forum Opposed Zoning

There have been clamoring for the power shift to Southern Nigeria for some months now, to this end, Southern governors converged in Lagos on the 5th of July 2021 and came up with a resolution that the President should be zoned to the South come 2023. In response to that, the Northern governor's forum met with traditional rulers in the North, at Kaduna State Government House on Monday, they declared the position of their Southern counterparts as unconstitutional and can not stand.

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Presidency: APC might Pick A Northerner In 2023 As Northern Governors Forum Opposed Zoning

POLITICS

2023 Presidency: Northern Govs insensitive, 1999 Constitution against dominance of one region –SAN

Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa who is a human rights lawyer of SAN has come out to state that the 1999 constitution does not permit the domination of one ethnic group over others and also recognizes the principles of power spread. He further said that disagreement of power shift to the south by the 19 governors is insensitive and unreasonable.

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2023 Presidency: Northern Govs insensitive, 1999 Constitution against dominance of one region –SAN