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How northern elites revealed the fear of producing southern President in 2023

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, different zones are agitating to produce the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari and take over the baton of leadership of the country. Photo credit: Vanguard The northern region that is ruling the country wants to retain power beyond 2023.

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How northern elites revealed the fear of producing southern President in 2023

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2 Things S/Governors Should Do After A Northern Leader Revealed His Fear About Southern Presidency

The 2023 presidential election have raised a lot of arguments and debates within the nation. This is because many regions and political groups believe that it's their turn to produce the next president after President Muhammadu Buhari's tenure. (Image Credit: Vanguard). However, the Southern Governors Forum led by Governor Rotimi Akeredolu made it clear that the Southern region will produce the next president.

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2 Things S/Governors Should Do After A Northern Leader Revealed His Fear About Southern Presidency

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PDP And APC Should Consider Muhammed Sanusi's Stance On The Issue Of Rotational Presidency

Amidst unending dialogue over which region would produce the next president of Nigeria after Muhammadu Buhari, former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi has weighed in on the possible challenges that may emanate as a result of rotational presidency. The former Emir of Kanu hinted on the demerits of such political reform which is alien to the Nigerian constitution.

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PDP And APC Should Consider Muhammed Sanusi's Stance On The Issue Of Rotational Presidency

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Suitable Position For Atiku Abubakar If PDP Zones Presidency To The South In 2023

A few days ago, governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party agreed to zone the party's National Chairmanship position to the North. If the party's National Executive Council agrees with the position of the governors and zones its chairmanship position to the North, it is very possible that the party's presidential candidate for the 2023 election will be a Southerner.

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Suitable Position For Atiku Abubakar If PDP Zones Presidency To The South In 2023

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Why Prominent Fulani Politician Accused Southern Governors of Ganging Up Against The North

Photo Credit: Guardian The ripples generated by the demand of the Southern Governors Forum for a Southern President in 2023 has continued to generate heated reactions several months after the forum’s meeting. Prominent politicians and stakeholders from the North have not seized to rebuke the Southern Governors for making such requests and they have also accused them of trying to bully the North towards conceding the Presidency.

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Why Prominent Fulani Politician Accused Southern Governors of Ganging Up Against The North

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Why Did Gov Abiodun Issue 6 Months Of Grace To Herders In Ogun After Signing The Anti-Grazing Law?

Amid the earlier resolution of the Southern Governors Forum to ban the open grazing system of cattle rearing in the whole of the Southern region, the able governor of Ogun state, Sir Dapo Abiodun has recently signed the anti-open grazing bill into law after 4 months of its passage by the state's House of Assembly.

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Why Did Gov Abiodun Issue 6 Months Of Grace To Herders In Ogun After Signing The Anti-Grazing Law?

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2 Key Things Northern And Southern Gov's Should Note From Wamakko's Statement On 2023 And Insecurity

As 2023 draws closer, there have been increasing controversy as to the region that should produce a suitable candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari once his tenure comes to an end. Photo Credit: Business Day. Notably, the South, through the Southern Governors Forum, called for the zoning of the next presidency to the South, basing their argument on grounds that President Buhari hails from the North.

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2 Key Things Northern And Southern Gov's Should Note From Wamakko's Statement On 2023 And Insecurity

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One Key Aspect Of Zoning That The North May Use To Its Advantage To Retain The 2023 Presidency

As the 2023 presidential election draws closer, key regions in the country have already started making plans and permutations on how they could possibly produce the country's next president. Photo Credit: Business Day. In recent times, the South, through the Southern Governors Forum (SGF), called for the zoning of the next presidency to them.

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One Key Aspect Of Zoning That The North May Use To Its Advantage To Retain The 2023 Presidency

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Check Out One Smart Step Governor Obiano Has Taken To End Open Grazing Conflicts in Anambra State

Photo Credit: Punch Following the resolution of the Southern Governors Forum to outlaw, the practice of open grazing during its May 11, 2023 meeting in Asaba, many southern states have since signed an anti-open grazing bill into law. The legislation makes it a crime for Fulani cattle breeders or anyone to practice open grazing in the affected states.

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Check Out One Smart Step Governor Obiano Has Taken To End Open Grazing Conflicts in Anambra State

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2023: 2 PDP Bigwigs That Are Currently Not In Support Of Zoning The Presidency

Ahead of the upcoming 2023 presidential election, there has been a form of indecision lately on whether the office of the president should be zoned or not. Similarly, the Northern governors and their Southern counterparts have been in a form of cold war lately over this very issue, while the Southern Governors Forum insisted that the next president of Nigeria must come from the region, the Northern governors, elders, and coalition groups have vowed that they can't be coerced to relinquish power to the South.

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2023: 2 PDP Bigwigs That Are Currently Not In Support Of Zoning The Presidency

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Opnion: Why Afenifere's Position May Affect Tinubu's Presidential Ambition

The 2023 presidential election in Nigeria is less than two years, there are a lot of controversies over the region that will produce the next President of the country. Recall that the Southern Governors' Forum and the Northern Governors' Forum have been at loggerhead over the region that will produce the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari.Photo credit: PUNCH

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Opnion: Why Afenifere's Position May Affect Tinubu's Presidential Ambition

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Joe Igbokwe Could Be Right With His Reasons Why 2023 Igbo Presidency May Not Be Attainable

An aide to the Lagos state governor, Joe Igbokwe has weighed in on the ongoing tussle over 2023 presidency. Speaking recently with The Punch, the All Progressives Congress chieftain highlighted major reasons why the Southeastern region may not be able to produce the next president of Nigeria come 2023.

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Joe Igbokwe Could Be Right With His Reasons Why 2023 Igbo Presidency May Not Be Attainable

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Why Should FG Back Herdsmen Against Southern Govs Over Anti-Open Grazing Bill In The South?

Punch reported that the Federal Government has now thrown its weight behind the threat by herdsmen to sue Southern Governors over the anti-open grazing law currently being enacted across the South. Photo Credit: PUNCH. Earlier this year, the Southern Governors Forum unanimously decided to ban open grazing of cattle in the South following an increase in clashes between herdsmen and local farmers in the region.

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Why Should FG Back Herdsmen Against Southern Govs Over Anti-Open Grazing Bill In The South?

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3 Major Reasons Why PDP May Not Subscribe To Atiku Abubakar's Stance Against Zoning

Amidst the ongoing tussle over 2023 presidency, Atiku Abubakar has reiterated the need for the opposition party - People's Democratic Party - to select her presidential candidate without recourse to zoning. The former vice president of Nigeria argued that the People's Democratic Party (PDP) should look beyond ethnic tendencies and select a candidate that could represent the intentions of every Nigerian.

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3 Major Reasons Why PDP May Not Subscribe To Atiku Abubakar's Stance Against Zoning

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Opinion: Why Zoning the Presidency Won't be a Bad Idea

2023 is drawing near, and it will be an election year. Tensions are already rising, as can be seen from the different meetings that have been held by the different governors' forums in the state. The Southern Governors' Forum has already concluded that the next president has to come from the South.

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Opinion: Why Zoning the Presidency Won't be a Bad Idea

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Zoning: 2 important points APC Governors Forum DG raised that Southern APC Govs should listen to

Credit: Punch. For some time now, the Governors of the 17 Southern states, across party lines have been having meetings to deliberate on issues affecting the region. One of the issues the Southern Governors Forum (SGF) unanimously agreed on in one of their meetings is the rotation of the 2023 presidency to the South.

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Zoning: 2 important points APC Governors Forum DG raised that Southern APC Govs should listen to

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Southern Governors Meet In Port Harcourt

South South governors under the umbrella of the Southern Governors' Forum are currently meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.Rivers State governor, Nyesome Wike, who is hosting his counterparts in the state, was spotted welcoming Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State governor, who was the first participant to arrive at the Government House in Port Harcourt.

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Southern Governors Meet In Port Harcourt

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4 Decisive Actions Tinubu's Supporters Have Already Taken To Ensure His Election Come 2023

The 2023 general elections is gradually becoming a reality as many politicians continue to position and re-position themselves for a soft landing come 2023. With the enormity of hope placed in the outcome of the 2023 elections, many Nigerians have began to scrutinize possible candidates for suitable positions.

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4 Decisive Actions Tinubu's Supporters Have Already Taken To Ensure His Election Come 2023

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Was Dokpesi Right When He Said No Southern Candidate Can Win 2023 Presidential Election?

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi while speaking during an exclusive interview with Daily Trust expressed his opinion about the 2023 Election amongst other issues of national political importance. During the interview, Dokpesi stated that no southern candidate would win the 2023 presidential election explaining that it would a "humongous challenge".

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Was Dokpesi Right When He Said No Southern Candidate Can Win 2023 Presidential Election?

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2023: Yahaya Bello Dumps Presidential Bid, Lobbies APC Leaders For VP Slot

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has reportedly stepped down in his quest for the presidency. According to reports by Daily Independent, he now wants to settle for the post of Vice President. Governor Bello is one of the first people under the All Progressive Congress (APC), to declare his ambition to run for the post of President come 2023.

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2023: Yahaya Bello Dumps Presidential Bid, Lobbies APC Leaders For VP Slot