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Latest Political News In Nigeria For Today, Wednesday, 4th May, 2022



Latest Political News In Nigeria For Today, Wednesday, 4th May, 2022

Welcome to the round-up of the latest political news in Nigeria, political gist, highlights of political events, and happenings in Nigeria for today Wednesday, 4th May 2022.

Read all the major political news, political event highlights, and happenings in Nigeria for today on a single page right here.

Fayemi Finally Declares 2023 Presidential Ambition

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has officially declared his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

The governor made this interest to contest for the office of the President in the 2023 elections known at the Hilton Hotel, Abuja, the nation’s capital city.

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PDP Governorship Aspirant, Dagogo Taken To Hospital From Police Custody

A governor aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, Farah Dagogo has been taken to the hospital from police custody.

Recall that the lawmaker representing Degema/Bonny Constituency was arrested last Thursday on the order of the state Governor, Nyesom Wike.

Dagogo was arrested during the screening of governorship aspirants at the party secretariat in Port Harcourt.

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2023 Presidency: ‘Collect Your Money Back’ – Igbo Group Rejects Tinubu’s Endorsement

The Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has rejected a purported endorsement of the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, by the Igbo race to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

The group admonished the former Lagos State governor to get a refund of his money from any individual or group that have assured him of support from the southeastern region.

In a statement obtained by Naija News on Wednesday, May 4, Ohanaeze reiterated that it is against the emergence of any presidential aspirant that is not from the region.

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Adams Oshiomole Fixes Date To Declare Presidential Ambition

Former Governor of Edo State and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole is set to join the 2024 presidential race.

Naija News reports that all is now set for the former labour leader to declare his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

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2023: Gov Badaru Joins Presidential Race

The Governor of Jigawa State, Mohammad Badaru, has joined the 2023 presidential race under the All Progressives Congress.

Badaru on Wednesday also acquired the nomination form of the ruling party which has been pegged at N100 million.

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Akpabio Declares Intention To Battle Osinbajo, Tinubu For APC Presidential Ticket

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has officially declared his intention to run for 2023 presidency through the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

The two-time former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Akpabio, made the declaration at Ikot Ekpene town in the south-southern state on Wednesday.

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2023: APC Had An Agreement On Zoning In 2015 – Ndume

The lawmaker representing Borno South senatorial district, Ali Ndume, has disclosed that the All Progressives Congress had an agreement on zoning in 2015.

According to Ndume, the agreement was not written in 2015, it was followed that the North should produce the president.

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Army while reacting to the plan by the ruling party to jettison zoning said, it would be unfair, injustice and betrayal of trust and gentleman agreement if APC zones its ticket to the North.

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2023 Presidency: Akande, Osoba To Meet Tinubu, Osinbajo, Others Over APC Ticket

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary, leaders of the party in the South West are set to meet with presidential hopefuls from the zone over the party’s presidential ticket.

Naija News learned that the crucial meeting will take place on Friday at the Lagos State Government House in Marina.

The meeting will be chaired by the interim National Chairman of the APC and former Governor of Osun State, Chief Bisi Akande.

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2023: Ambode Set To Make A Return In Lagos

Former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode is set to make a return to the mainstream of Lagos State politics, Naija News reports.

This was confirmed by the chairman of the Akinwunmi Ambode Campaign Group, Olawale Oluwo on Tuesday during a television interview.

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2023: PDP Governors Reject Atiku’s Plan To Retain Peter Obi As Running Mate

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reportedly rejected the plan by Atiku Abubakar to retain Peter Obi as his running mate if he wins the party’s presidential ticket.

Naija News had reported that an associate of the PDP presidential candidate in the 2019 elections claimed that Atiku would like to retain Obi as his deputy if he emerges the party’s flagbearer for the 2023 polls.

The PDP chieftain added that Obi decided to join the presidential race because the opposition party is planning to throw its presidential ticket open.

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Amaechi Explains Why He Dumped Jonathan For Buhari In 2015, Hints Of Nigeria’s Financial Crisis

Defiant Transportation Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, says he has no regrets whatsoever in working with President Muhammadu Buhari to throw ex-President Goodluck Jonathan out of the Presidential Villa in 2015.

Amaechi who is battling for the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2023 presidential ticket has been saying that many Nigerian politicians do not understand the concept of loyalty.

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2023: Obasanjo Reveals Presidential Aspirants Who Can Fix Nigeria

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has opined that Nigeria needs men and women of integrity to improve the country’s economy.

Obasanjo stated this on Tuesday at the global crusade of the Deeper Life Bible Church in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

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That will be all for today. You can read more political and other Nigerian news on Naija News