Welcome to the round-up of the latest political news in Nigeria, political gist, highlights of political events, and happenings in Nigeria for today Saturday, 7th May 2022.
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2023 Presidency: There’s No Good Job From Buhari For APC Aspirants To Continue – Wike
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has knocked 2023 presidential aspirants under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who have been claiming they want to continue what President Muhammadu Buhari started.
According to Wike, there is nothing good that the Buhari administration has achieved since taking over power in 2015 that is worth a continuation.
“Not One Single Woman” – Abike Dabiri Knocks APC Southwest Leaders For All-male Meeting
The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa has condemned the non-inclusion of any female in the meeting held by southwest leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The NIDCOM boss said it is gender insensitivity that no woman was part of the meeting which held in Lagos State on Friday.
2023: CBN Governor, Emefiele Breaks Silence On Presidential Ambition
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has broken the silence on the report of his presidential ambition.
The CBN Governor in a series of posts on his Twitter account on Saturday claimed that he has not decided on the presidential race.
Emefiele appreciated farms and patriots for going as far as raising funds and offering him Presidential Nomination Forms.
2023: I Followed The Constitution In Introducing Sharia, I’m Not An Extremist – Yerima
Former Zamfara State Governor, Ahmed Sani Yerima has shed more light on his decision to introduce Sharia law in the state during his tenure.
The former Governor while speaking on Friday maintained that he didn’t do anything outside of the constitution and didn’t force non-muslims to practice the sharia law which he introduced in 1999.
2023: Osinbajo, Tinubu, Fayemi, Others Fail To Agree On Consensus
South-West Presidential aspirants under the All Progressives Congress on Friday failed to agree on a consensus presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 general elections.
This is as the former chairman of the ruling party, Bisi Akande warned the aspirants not to allow the South-West miss the opportunity to emerge as the presidential candidate of the party.
The leaders of the party in the region met with presidential aspirants on Friday night at the Lagos House.
‘Emefiele Handed CBN Control To Buhari Seven Years Ago’ – Ezekwesili
Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili on Friday alleged that the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele handed over the control of the apex bank to President Muhammadu Buhari seven years ago.
The co-convener of Bring Back Our Girls movement also alleged that the monetary policies of the apex bank have been political since the APC government took over power in 2015.
2023: Bishop Oyedepo Speaks On Contesting For Presidency
The General Overseer of Living Faith Church, popularly known as Winners Chapel, David Oyedepo has described vying for the presidency in the 2023 race as a demotion.
The cleric stated this during a leadership summit transmitted worldwide.
Oyedepo in his statement said it is too late for him to contest the highest political position in the country.
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