The Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami has joined the Kebbi State Governorship race. Malami declared his intention on Thursday during an interactive session with All Progressive Congress (APC) stakeholders in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital. The minister said his declaration followed his acceptance of the call of the people of Kebbi to become their Governor. “Since you want me to contest the governorship position of the state, I hereby accept your demand since you want me to do so.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday in Abuja revealed that it is further extended the closing dates for the purchase and submission of expression of interest and nomination forms for the 2023 general elections to April 14 and April 17 respectively. The party made the disclosure in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba. Based on the new timelines, the last day for the purchase of all forms had been extended to April 14, while the last day for the submission of all forms had been extended to April 17.
The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano has on Monday announced the dissolution of his cabinet and the termination of the appointments of cabinet members and aides with effect from March 16. The notice of termination was contained in a circular signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, noting that the SSG, Chief of Staff, Principal Secretary, Chief Press Secretary, and Commissioners are among the affected appointees.
Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo has officially declared his quest to run for the 2023 presidential race to succeed his boss President Muhammadu Buhari. Osinbajo made this declaration in the early hours of 11th April 2022 via a video post on Twitter. “I am today, with utmost humility formally declaring my intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the platform of APC,” the Vice President noted in the video. More so, he reiterated his service to the nation under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari who he called a “patriot”, in order to navigate the various challenges bedeviling the country.
Former Governor of Edo State and former National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has on Monday declared to contest to represent Edo North Senatorial District in the 2023 elections. Oshiomhole made the declaration during his 70th birthday celebration at his country home in Iyamoh, Etsako West Local Government Area. “I have resolved to contest and I am sure to get the ticket and become the candidate to represent Edo North senatorial district come 2023,” he said.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has officially postponed its February 26th National Convention to March 26 after deliberating for hours on Monday 21st of February 2022. In a letter sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by the party, its zonal congresses will commence from February 24 2022. According to the letter signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. John Akpanudoedehe and Caretaker Chairman, Governor Mai Mala Buni., the party will begin activities leading to the convention, including the conduct of zonal congresses from February 24.