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Kingsley Moghalu Denies Claim He Has Joined APC

The Presidential Candidate of the YPP in the last presidential election has denied claims in some quarters that he has joined the ruling party APC.  In a press release made available to Nigerian Notch, he stated thus "My attention has been drawn to a news story published by Elombah News, an online medium, with the false and misleading headline “Kingsley Moghalu has Joined APC – Anambra Spokesman” Prof Kingsely Moghalu stated that "This headline, and the claim on which the report is based, is false, mischievous, and tendentious. In late 2019 I resigned my membership of the Young Progressives Party, the party platform on which I was a presidential candidate in 2019, but I did not subsequently join, and have not joined, any other political party. I am therefore NOT a member of ANY political party in Nigeria today." He maintain that, the article by Elombah News is doubly mischievous because, despite my denying this false claim when the online news outlet contacted me, Elomba

Anambra state Football Association: Ifeanyi Ubah, Others Sworn In.

The newly elected members of the Anambra state Football Association led by Senator Dr Ikemba Ifeanyi Ubah were yesterday sworn in by the electoral Committee presided over by Rev Fr Obinna Dike. At the swearing in, the FA chairman and others were issued with certificates of return. The FA board as well as the elected local govt FA Chairmen of all the 20 local football councils were equally inaugurated. Recall that the elections held on August 2 with Rev Obinna Dike serving as the Returning Officer for the LFC ( local football councils) while Barrister Godwin Madubuko served as the Returning Officer for the board elections.   The newly sworn in Anmabra FA Chairman as well as the board members in their remarks during the course of the inauguration took out time to specially commend the electoral panel for a job well done especially their successful exploit in being the first to hold a virtual election in football in Nigeria. The elected FA Chairman Distinguished Senator Dr Ifeanyi Ubah, w

2023 Presidency: Daura’s Views On Zoning Personal- Presidency

The Presidency, has said views expressed by Malam Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew on zoning of the Presidency, does not reflect the views of the President or his administration.   Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement said the views expressed by Daura were personal to him. The statement reads: We have received numerous requests for comments on the interview granted by Malam Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew to the BBC Hausa Service. It is important that we state from the onset that as mentioned by the interviewee, the views expressed were personal to him and did not, in any way, reflect that of either the President or his administration. At age 80, and having served as editor and managing director of one of this country’s most influential newspapers, the New Nigerian, certainly, Malam Mamman qualifies as an elder statesman with a national duty to hold perspectives and disseminate them as guarantee