The political parties in the country are facing a lot of challenges most especially because of the forthcoming elections. The two most prominent parties in the country are mandated to win the support and vote of the citizens which is a very difficult task. It's no longer news that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) have encountered numerous obstacles over the years.
Anambra State which is undoubtedly the commercial hub of the South-East region of Nigeria, has recently become a place where gunmen attack and kill people at will. The state which was known to be relatively peaceful, has recently witnessed several cases of attacks and killings by some unknown gunmen.
Ahead of 2023 presidential election, influential politicians in the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party who want to take over the baton of leadership from President Muhammadu Buhari have been working underground to earn the supports of their political parties. Photo credit: PUNCH On the platform of APC, former Lagos Stage Governor and National Leader of APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been tipped to emerge as the standard bearer of the party in 2023.
With evidence that the 2023 presidential election is fast approaching, The available indication has shown that the South East leaders are already clamouring that the APC should zone it's 2023 presidency to the south-East Based on the fact that the outgoing president Buhari is from the North. Recall that the governors of the South East zone had earlier asked all the political parties in the country to pick their 2023 presidential candidates from the south-East.
Mr. Bola Ahmed Tinubu shouldn't be caught off guard as his loyalist, Dayo Adeyeye, made some revelations over the 2023 presidential election. Mr. Dayo Adeyeye, who is heading a group loyal to Tinubu, said that the APC governors are covertly supporting Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has recorded so much success in the fight against insurgency and banditry in the country, since the acquisition of Super Tucano fighter jets.Image credit: Google According to the latest report by Vanguard Newspaper, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), disclosed that its fighter aircraft under Operation Hadin Kai continued their onslaught on Boko Haram insurgent targets on islands and localities around Lake Chad with strikes on 20 boats ferrying Boko Haram terrorists for an attack.
The leader of the proscribed indigenous people of Biafra Mazi Nnamdi Kanu was present at the Abuja federal high court today so that his trial could continue, with regards to the seven-count charges slammed on him by the federal government through the office of the attorney general. Kanu today in court.
As we may know, for some months now, the southeast region of Nigeria has been going through a lot of security challenges, stemming from the activities of unknown gunmen. These Gunmen whose identities have remained sketchy have gone on to attack and kill notable individuals in the southeast such as the late Dr. Chike Akunyili.
Detailed revelations of the 16 Nigerian Army Generals who were eased out of service by the military authorities have emerged. According to a report by Vanguard Newspaper, sixteen Army generals comprising of nine Major Generals and seven Brigadier Generals were sacked by the Nigerian Army in 2016. Photo credit: Vanguard
The killing by Unknown gunmen in Njaba Local government area of Imo state has raised so much tension among Nigerians to the extent that so many prominent politicians have started reacting towards it. Nevertheless, The Imo state government led by Governor Hope Uzodinma has commiserated with the people of Njaba Local Government over the ugly incident which took place at the council Headquarters, while the Traditional rulers were having a stakeholders meeting.
[Opinion] The Burning of Houses In Imo Community By Soldiers, And Why Such Act Should Be Discouraged
It is no longer news that just recently, there was a violent clash between some soldiers and youths believed to be oil thieves in Izombe community of Imo state. The violent clash which claimed the life of one of the youths, and a soldier, saw more soldiers invade the community, and burn about 50 houses (source: Vanguard Newspaper).
Unknown gunmen attack Police Station, free detainees in Ebonyi Unknown gunmen have attacked the popular 135 police station in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. (Photos Credit: Vanguard Newspaper) The suspects were said to have freed all the detainees within the custody of the Police.
The series of attacks launched by unknown gunmen in Imo state has raised so much tension to the extent that so many Nigerians have started reacting towards it. Nevertheless, Imo State Police Command yesterday confirmed the killing of two traditional rulers in the Njaba Local Government Area of Imo State.
With evidence that The 2023 Presidential election is fast approaching, The Available indication has shown that the All progress Congress (APC) may likely adopt a consensus arrangement to pick its presidential candidate in 2023. In regards to this,I will be presenting two things that might happen in APC if the party finally Adopt a consensus Presidential candidate.
It is disheartening that the level of barbaric attacks and killings in the South-East region, has gotten to a point where a group of unknown gunmen would storm the venue of Traditional Rulers’ meeting, and opened fire on them, killing about 2 traditional rulers, and injuring some others in the process (source: Vanguard Newspaper).
Over the years, political parties in Nigeria have enjoyed the luxury of determining how its primary elections are conducted. Political parties in the country have had the liberty to choose between a direct or indirect primary election for every political position in the country. However, this liberty was recently cut short by the Nigerian Senate, who has approved direct primaries for political parties in the country (source: Vanguard Newspaper).
It had been reported that some state officials and members of the People Democratic Party, PDP, in Yobe State has defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), according to a report from Vanguard Newspaper. Photo credit: Content 101 Without wasting much of your time, the two high-ranked and important officials of the party (PDP) that defected to the APC are:
The much anticipated day for the trial of the leader of Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has finally come. Nnamdi Kanu is standing trial over his involvement in the activities of outlawed IPOB. Photo credit: Vanguard He is currently being arrainged at the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for the continuation of his trial.
A 23-years-old mother of three identified as Mercy has explained how she sold her three-month-old baby for one-hundred and fifty thousand naira (N150,000.00), and what she used the money for in a Facebook video. According to the clip posted by Vanguard Newspaper on their verified Facebook page some moments ago, the lady used the money collected from the illicit transaction to pay her house rent.
According to a painful news that was posted by Vanguard Newspaper this afternoon, it has been alleged that a one -year-old baby, has met her untimely death in Calabar, due to the fire that erupted from candlestick that his mother left in the house. In the information that was given concerning the ugly incident, it was made known that the deceased's 19-year-old mother, whose name was given as Glory Etim Akpan said that, her baby was sick and due to that, she went to a pharmacy nearby her house to get her drugs and diapers and in order not to leave her in darkness, she lighted a candlestick on top of a metal plate inside the house, as she rushed to get her catarrh drugs.