In preparation for the 2023 general election, a new political party, RNP, has been formed by some technocrats and politicians in Nigeria, which is supposed to provide an alternative strong party to compete with the APC and PDP. The RNP was founded by the likes of former INEC chairman, Attahiru Jega, former governor of Kwara state, Ahmed Abdulfatai, former Governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke, Prof. Pat Utomi, and Senator Lee Maeba, among others.
Today's Headlines: Jega, Utomi, Others Unveil Non-Partisan Coalition; PDP, Afenifere Slam Buhari's Speech
2023: Jega, Utomi, others unveil non-partisan coalition Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, and a foremost political economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, on Friday unveiled a non-partisan coalition. The coalition under the aegis of the National Consultative Front, is designed to galvanise support for legislation for the electronic transfer of election results.
Today's Headlines: Utomi Slams Buhari, Tinubu, Others; Three Dead As Youth Repel Gunmen Attack Katsina
Three dead as youths repel gunmen attack in Katsina Ikpeazu said operatives of Ebube Agu would oversee and monitor the activities of vigilante groups in the South East.Speaking on its modus operandi, Ikpeazu said that the new outfit would be rural-based, and it is also going to be intelligence-based.
News spread very fast yesterday that a new political party has been formed in Nigeria to act as a strong alternative to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The said 'party' identified as Rescue Nigeria Project (RNP), is said to be gearing up to challenge APC and PDP ahead of 2023 general elections.
It is very important to keep an opening ear to political activists, who may be passing an important information that may help curb the headache of the country. Permit me to bring to you a very vital information that was passed by a political economist and former presidential candidate, Professor Pat Utomi, who described the EndSARS protests as an event marking the arrival of citizenship in Nigeria, added that Nigeria is yet to have a Democratic Government.
BREAKING;Ondo Election: Onaiyekan, Jega, Utomi, Na'abba Others To Hold Rally Against Violence On Friday In a statement, National Consultative Front Advertising Secretary Dr. Tanko Yunusa, on Monday in Abuja, said the rally aimed to call for peaceful elections among the state's political actors. Following violent attacks by political party supporters ahead of Saturday's gubernatorial election in Ondo state, some prominent Nigerians would start a rally against violence and vote buying in the state on Friday October
Continue To Work Towards Repositioning PDP, Saraki Tells Arapaja. Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has asked the new South-West Zonal Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja, to continue to work towards the ongoing reformation and repositioning of the party.He made this known via his Twitter page on Tuesday while congratulating Arapaja on his emergence as PDP South-West Zonal Chairman.
Utomi & Na'aba vow to take Buhari’s Govt to international Court of justice over Igboho’s home attack
Ghali Na'aba, the Former Speaker of House of Representatives, and Pat Utomi, a former Presidential Candidate has condemned the recent invasion, Killing, and destructions that occurred in the residence of a popular Yoruba activist identified as Sunday Igboho in Ibadan, Oyo State . Ghali Na'aba and Pat Utomi described the incident as an oppressive move and a violation of human rights, adding that the invasion of Sunday Igboho’s residence can instigate civil unrest and violence eruption in Nigeria.
Prof. Pat Utomi on Wednesday described how security agents take shots at dissidents at the Lekki Cost Entryway, Lagos State, on Tuesday night. The teacher of political economy and the board master revealed this while talking on Channels television. He revealed that his home is near the area of the shooting. He stated, "I live not a long way from the Lekki Cost Door and I was on the deck of the house and I was really addressing someone in the US." Prof. Utomi noticed that he had recently completed a call with
In what may annoy many politicians from the northern part of the country, it seems Pat Utomi, has discovered why they have a phobia for restructuring. According to him, some politicians in the north are afraid of restructuring because they are uncertain about where it will lead them, The Cable reports . The professor of political economy disclosed this while speaking at a virtual media parley ahead of the ‘Never Again’ conference to mark 51 years after the civil war. Utomi also alleged that the north is
Hello everyone, today's article is all about the breaking news in Nigeria for today Monday Morning 1st November, 2020 1. LASAA, not Tinubu, controls outdoor advertising in Lagos –MD. The management of Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency has said it remains the regulator of outdoor advertising and signages in the state. It also denied media reports that a private company, Loatsad Media, said to be owned by Mr Seyi Tinubu, had taken over the regulation of billboards and signages in Lagos. The agency said
As the 2023 general elections are moving close to us in Nigeria, lots of politicians have been making effort by showing interest to contest for various political parties they want so as to bring good things that will be helpful for all Nigerians. As we all know, lots of political parties have been registered under The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
photo credit; The Platform Nigeria Professor Pat Utomi expressed the various factors responsible for the precarious situation Nigeria is in as a country. He identified corruption in the form of; lack of discipline, lavish spending, institutional failure and improper management of resources as things that led to the present challenges facing the country. Reports, www.today.ng Professor Utomi a former presidential candidate reportedly relayed his thoughts during a lecture organize in honor of a former house of
"Nigeria will face the deepest recession soon" - Professor Utomi explains. Former presidential candidate Prof. Pat Utomi has echoed the World Bank's prediction that Nigeria will face the deepest recession. The renowned economist unveiled this weekend in Lagos during the distribution of aid packages for some affected by the pillows, the economic impact of the COVID 19 pandemic. Utomi noted that the Nigerian economy is facing a triple shock, which has been most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and that the Federal
By Ikeddy ISIGUZO EVERY word Professor Pat Okedinachi Utomi spoke on Sunday's programme on Channels dripped with his conclusions about where Nigeria was. Leadership, mostly its absence, ringed the issues. Utomi is not only someone who knows what he says, but one that says what he knows. He laid out the issues and apportioned long-ignored solutions. The sobriety of his language conveyed less anger than the issues deserved. “I think that the government is crippled; it is not connecting to the solution,” Utomi
professor of political economics, Pat Utomi, has noted that corruption is worse in this present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari than ten years ago. According to him, the change promised by President Buhari-led government was not working. Utomi was quoted by the Nation as saying that “Sadly, even though our mantra ‘is if Nigeria does not kill corruption, corruption will kill Nigeria,’ I believe by my experience as a businessman that there is worst corruption today in the country than there
The rate of poverty in the country is very alarming as many Nigerians are complaining of lack of employment. This is common among the youths who are graduates. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Tuesday that his country was not doing the right thing to improve its weak economy and tackle poverty. The former president, who said this in his New Year's message at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun, warned Nigerian leaders not to blame God for the insecurity, weak economy, poverty,
Professor Pat Utomi has faulted the change President Muhammadu Buhari-led government promised Nigerians in 2015, saying that the "change mantra was not working" and that "corruption is worse in Buhari's administration than 10 years ago." According to a report by Daily Post, Prof. Utomi, a Professor of Political Economics, however suggested strategy which if Nigerian government and Nigerians in general should apply, will improve the country's economy in a rapid and stable rate. The report quoted Utomi to hav
The National Consultative Forum has come up with a 22 man merger Committee as the 2023 general elections draws close.
Prof. Pat Utomi, renowned political economist, in this interview with Charles Okonji, attempts a prognosis of the possible impact of coronavirus on the nation’s economy. Excerpts: Nigeria is on the verge of another recession due to the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the global economy. What is your take? The facts on ground show the probabilities and possibilities of what can happen. Firstly, the fact is that Nigeria has never taken seriously a matter of grave urgency for more than 30 years that the econom