Welcome to the round-up of the latest political news in Nigeria, political gist, highlights of political events, and happenings in Nigeria for today Tuesday, 10th May 2022.
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2023: Major Blow For Political Parties As INEC Rejects Move To Adjust Election Timetable
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has rejected moves by political parties in the country for the 2023 election timetable to be adjusted.
Naija News reports that on Tuesday, the political parties speaking under the auspices of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) called on INEC to extend the deadline for the conduct of party primaries to August 4, 2022.
After ‘Invoking Thunder’ In Church, APC Opens ‘Fire’ On Wike, Calls Him Accidental Governor
Signs that the 2023 politics in Rivers State might take a more intriguing turn have started to emerge as the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) takes on Governor Nyesom Wike mercilessly.
Wike who is also a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), drew the ire of APC following his outburst on Sunday at St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, situated along Garrison, in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Senate Amends 2022 Electoral Act
The 9th Senate led by Dr. Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday amended the Electoral Act 2022 to allow statutory delegates to participate in political parties’ congresses and conventions.
The Electoral Act which was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari in February 2022, prevents statutory delegates from taking part in party primaries.
2023: APC Speaks On Goodluck Jonathan’s Membership
The All Progressives Congress has broken silence on the report making rounds that the former president Goodluck Jonathan has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the ruling party.
The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Chapter of the APC, Dennis Otiotio on Tuesday stated that Jonathan has not joined the party.
Shehu Sani Reacts To Jonathan’s APC Presidential Form
Former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has reacted to controversies surrounding former President Goodluck Jonathan’s alleged purchase of All Progressive Congress, APC 2023 Presidential forms.
The internet went agog on Monday night after reports emerged that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP chieftain and celebrated politician had joined the 2023 presidential race under the platform of the ruling party.
2023: Ohanaeze Issues Warning To Goodluck Jonathan Over Presidential Ambition
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has warned former President Goodluck Jonathan not to pitch Ijaws against Ndigbo.
The group was reacting to the purchase of All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential nomination and expression of interest form for Jonathan.
2023: Not Everybody Can Be President – Tinubu Shades Osinbajo, Amaechi, Others
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (PC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has once again expressed confidence in clinching the party’s 2023 presidential ticket.
He further expressed high hopes of winning the presidential polls and taking over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023, stating that he is not like other aspirants.
2023: Don’t Share Your Delegate Votes, Give It All To Me – Saraki Begs Lagos PDP
Former Senate President and 2023 presidential aspirant on the platform f the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki has promised to consider the ‘special status’ for Lagos State if he emerges President of Nigeria.
Saraki gave the promise on Monday in Lagos when he met with the PDP delegates from the state.
That will be all for today. You can read more political and other Nigerian news on Naija News