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2023: Atiku Settles For Okowa As Running Mate

Presidential flag-bearer for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has announced the Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa as his running mate for the upcoming 2023 general elections. Atiku made the announcement on Thursday at a meeting attended by party executives at the PDP headquarters in Abuja.

Tambuwal Speaks on Stepping Down For Atiku

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State, said his decision to step down for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, was aimed at strengthening democracy in Nigeria. Tambuwal stepped down for Atiku Abubakar minutes before the commencement of voting during the just concluded PDP presidential primary and asked his supporters to vote for the latter.

Primary Elections: PDP Reschedules Dates

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rescheduled the proposed dates for the party’s primary elections. This was disclosed on Monday by the party in a letter addressed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which stated that the party’s schedule of activities was adjusted due to “unforeseen circumstances”.

Workers’ Day: National Assembly Will Continue To Partner With Labour - Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has assured organised labour and workers that the National Assembly will continue to partner with them and address issues the union is faced with. Lawan also called for a quick resolution to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike and other striking groups in the country.

2023 Presidency: Peter Obi Joins Labour Party

Former Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi has joined the Labour Party (LP) after withdrawing from the presidential primaries on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He made this announcement on Friday in a statement issued from his verified Twitter handle.

Presidency: No Tenure Extension Beyond May 29, 2023

The Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari would transfer power to another democratically elected leader on May 29, 2023, regardless of the state of the nation. The Presidency’s reply was a result of recent comments by a senior lawyer, Chief Robert Clarke, in an Arise TV interview where he suggested that President Muhammadu Buhari remains in office for an extra six months to address insecurity.

Gov. Tambuwal Gives Reasons For Dumping PDP

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has opened up on why he left the PDP for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2014 and returned back in 2018. Tambuwal disclosed that it was never because he had a personal disagreement with any of former President Goodluck Jonathan or President Muhammadu Buhari, but with some of their policies.

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