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POLITICS

2023 APC Presidential Ticket: Three South-West Politicians To Watch Out For

With the emergence of all APC National Chairmanship Aspirants from the Northern Region, There are indications that the ruling party may likely zone it's 2023 Presidential Ticket to the South. Thus, there are Three Notable South-West Politicians to watch as the likely APC Presidential Candidate in 2023.

  7 months ago ago
2023 APC Presidential Ticket: Three South-West Politicians To Watch Out For

POLITICS

How APC Allegedly Convinced Gov. Umahi To Dump PDP With The Promise of 2023 Presidential Ticket

Photo Credit: Businessday This is not the best of time for Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi whose political future does not look too good following the alleged failure of All Progressives Congress to fulfil the promise made to him last year. According to a recent report in The Whistler newspaper, Governor Umahi was reportedly promised the APC presidential ticket for 2023, if he agreed to dump the Peoples Democratic Party.

  6 months ago ago
How APC Allegedly Convinced Gov. Umahi To Dump PDP With The Promise of 2023 Presidential Ticket

POLITICS

Check Out The Only State In The South West That Is Yet To Have A Gov Serving 2 Consecutive Terms

The Ekiti state governorship election is fast approaching. The political gladiators in the agrarian state are doing everything humanly possible to ensure that their parties emerge victorious in the election. The election which has been slated for the 18th of June next year will be held across the 16 local government areas of the state.

  7 months ago ago
Check Out The Only State In The South West That Is Yet To Have A Gov Serving 2 Consecutive Terms

POLITICS

The Top PDP NWC Position South-West Lost To South-East Due To Makinde & Fayose's Supremacy Battle

Build up to the October 30 and 31st national convention of the PDP is getting interesting as the Southern PDP politicians are brainstorming on how to share the key positions in the next NWC of the PDP allocation to them by the zoning committee of the PDP. Photo Credit: Vanguard

  7 months ago ago
The Top PDP NWC Position South-West Lost To South-East Due To Makinde & Fayose's Supremacy Battle

EDUCATION

South West Universities That Got New VCs in 2021

Data gathered from the National Universities Commission (NUC) show that there 20 public (12 state and eight federal) universities in the South West. Four of this institutions got new vice chancellors (VC) this year. These VCs are expected to paddle the canoe of their respective universities for the next five years.

  7 months ago ago
South West Universities That Got New VCs in 2021

TRAVEL

3 Tourist Destinations In South-West Nigeria You Should Visit

The experience of going to different tourist sites will always be a refreshing one. There are various benefits of visiting tourist sites. You get to relax, you also get exposed to new things, history, and facts. If you go with a travel group, you will be privileged to bond with your mates and establish new relationships.

  7 months ago ago
3 Tourist Destinations In South-West Nigeria You Should Visit

POLITICS

Lesson For Northern Governors As Sanwo-Olu Says There's Hope For Tinubu To Become President In 2023

SWAGA, a political movement mobilising support for Tinubu to contest the 2023 presidential election has intensified its effort to realise its goal. The South-West Agenda 2023 (SWAGA'23) which was formally launched in Lagos State today had in attendance the Governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu who appear to be elated that the South-West region has taken it as its project to ensure that Tinubu contests and wins the 2023 presidential election.

  7 months ago ago
Lesson For Northern Governors As Sanwo-Olu Says There's Hope For Tinubu To Become President In 2023

POLITICS

PDP Deputy National Chairmanship Race: Meet The Three Contenders From The South-West

Ahead of the PDP National Convention scheduled to hold on the 30th and 31st of October, 2021, Three Political Gladiators from the South-West are set to slug it out for the Position of the Deputy National Chairman. It will be recalled that the zone refused to agree to pick a Consensus Candidate for the Position.

  7 months ago ago
PDP Deputy National Chairmanship Race: Meet The Three Contenders From The South-West

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Sanwo-Olu Inaugurate South-West Agenda 2023, EFCC Arraigns Ex-Governor’s Aide

Presidency: Sanwo-Olu inaugurates South-West Agenda 2023, says there is hope for Tinubu Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, declared support for the 2023 presidential bid of the National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, when he inaugurated the SouthWest Agenda 2023 in Lagos.

  7 months ago ago
Today's Headlines: Sanwo-Olu Inaugurate South-West Agenda 2023, EFCC Arraigns Ex-Governor’s Aide

MILITARY

Opinion: Why many will not agree with Fani-Kayode on his statement about Nigeria's plight

picture.politicenigeria.com Everyone is aware of the efforts the FG is making to end insecurity in Nigeria. The north is battling with Boko Haram terrorism, ISWAP, and bandit attacks. In the South East, it's the Seccession activities and the unknown gunmen attack. The South West remains the only zone with less levels of insecurity since the end of the open grazing regime of the Fulani herdsmen, who have not surrendered totally.

  6 months ago ago
Opinion: Why many will not agree with Fani-Kayode on his statement about Nigeria's plight

POLITICS

PDP Crisis: Makinde's Ambition Could Make S'West Lose Top NWC Postion To Igbo Politician

The South-West caucus of the PDP is yet to put its house in order ahead of the National Convention of the PDP which will take place on October 30 and 31st. Governor Seyi Makinde who is the only PDP Governor in the zone appears to be in control of PDP in the South-West and top PDP stakeholders in the zone are happy with it.

  7 months ago ago
PDP  Crisis: Makinde's Ambition Could Make S'West Lose Top NWC Postion To Igbo Politician

POLITICS

3 Key Political Positions Femi Fani-Kayode Has Held Since 1999 As He Clocks 61 Years On Earth Today

Former Aviation Minister and England-trained Lawyer, Femi Fani-Kayode is a year older today. Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who is one of the most respected and revered Politicians in Nigeria was born on the 16th of October, 1960 to the family of Chief Remi Fani-Kayode of Ile Ife in Osun State, South West region of Nigeria.

  7 months ago ago
3 Key Political Positions Femi Fani-Kayode Has Held Since 1999 As He Clocks 61 Years On Earth Today

LIFESTYLE

8 Top Benefits Of Eating Jute Leaves (Ewedu)

Jute leaves can be described as a part of the jute plant mostly cultivated in Asia, middle East and other parts of Africa. It can also be called saluyot, lalo or ewedu depending on the region where it's cultivated. Ewedu is commonly consumed in South West but it's benefits are ignorantly known to many individuals.

  7 months ago ago
8 Top Benefits Of Eating Jute Leaves (Ewedu)

POLITICS

Why SouthWest Prefers PDP National Chairmanship While Backing North To Grab 2023 Presidential Ticket

The South-West geo-political zone has never produced the national chairman of the PDP since the party was formed in 1998. It was close to achieving that during the 2017 national convention of the PDP but Governor Nyesom Wike's influence made it possible for Uche Secondus who is from the South-South to emerge.

  7 months ago ago
Why SouthWest Prefers PDP National Chairmanship While Backing North To Grab 2023 Presidential Ticket

POLITICS

Could It Be That Yoruba Leaders Uniting To Achieve A Common Goal As Afenifere Leaders Visits Tinubu?

The South West leaders are united, they have rallied around a political steward, they want to push him as their consensus presidential candidate. To prove this, many political gladiators in the South have visited the house of Tinubu in Lagos since he arrived from knee surgery in London.

  7 months ago ago
Could It Be That Yoruba Leaders Uniting To Achieve A Common Goal As Afenifere Leaders Visits Tinubu?

MILITARY

The Attack On Oyo Prison By Unknown Gunmen And The South East Experience

According to reports, unknown gunmen attacked a correctional facility in Oyo State on Friday, October 22, 2021. The gunmen who attacked the facility with grenades reportedly killed a soldier and set several inmates free. Attacks on prisons are an uncommon phenomenon in the South West.

  6 months ago ago
The Attack On Oyo Prison By Unknown Gunmen And The South East Experience

POLITICS

Why South West May Still Get The National PDP Chairman Position, Despite Ayu’s Emergence

Photo Credit: Premium Times Following the ratification of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi zoning committee report which recommended that the position of People Democratic Party Chairman be zoned to the North, Dr Iyiorcha Ayu has now emerged as the Consensus Candidate of the Northern PDP. The committee’s zoning recommendation was contrary to the earlier expectation that the office would be zoned to the South, and specifically South West.

  7 months ago ago
Why South West May Still Get The National PDP Chairman Position, Despite Ayu’s Emergence

POLITICS

3 Important Things Tunde Bakare Said When He Visited Buhari And My Personal Opinion About Them

It is no longer news that the General Overseer and Senior Pastor of Citadel Global Community Church(formerly Latter Rain Assembly) Pastor Tunde Bakare has visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa. Tunde Bakare, a Christian from the South West region of Nigeria was Buhari's running mate in 2011 under the platform of the Congress for Progressives Change (CPC).

  7 months ago ago
3 Important Things Tunde Bakare Said When He Visited Buhari And My Personal Opinion About Them

POLITICS

PDP National Convention: Meet The Consensus Candidate For Deputy National Chairmanship Position

Ahead of the forthcoming PDP National Convention, According to a report by the Tribune, the South-West Zonal Executive Committee of the PDP has adopted Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has the Consensus Candidate for the Position of the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the Party. Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

  7 months ago ago
PDP National Convention: Meet The Consensus Candidate For Deputy National Chairmanship Position

POLITICS

Why The Plan Of South-West Governors To Make Amotekun The State Police Will Not Work

The issue of insecurity in Nigeria has really been of great concern. Everyone especially the political leaders of every State are imploring different kinds of measure to firstly protect the lives of their citizens and restore peace generally to the country. On daily basis we record different kinds of attack from different kinds of insurgents such as Bokoharam terrorists, killer Fulani herdsmen, unknown gunmen, kidnappers and many more.

  7 months ago ago
Why The Plan Of South-West Governors To Make Amotekun The State Police Will Not Work