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APC debunks rumoured postponement of membership registration

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has dismissed as “fake and highly mischievous”, some online reports (which we erroneously lifted from a national newspaper) indicating that it has postponed its membership registration and revalidation exercise scheduled to begin on Monday. The Party in a late-Saturday statement issued by the Secretary, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee CECPC, Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe said a notice in circulation ascribing the postponement to him “is fake and highly mischievous”.

2023: South East Zonal Coordinator, Young Nigerian Voices, Urge Nigerians to support President of Igbo Extraction

The South East Zonal Coordinator of Young Nigerian Voices, Prince Collins Enwere, has called on Nigerians to support the project of having a Nigerian, from  South East extraction, at becoming the next president of the country come 2023. He made this known in a recent interaction with this newspaper. He however urged Igbo's to come together towards achieving this feat which has eluded the South East over the years. Prince Collins Enwere, an APC stalwart from Imo state, further tasked Ndigbo to join APC enmasse to ensure that Ndigbo play national politics, since the party is looking at the option of zoning the presidency to the South East. He called for Mass registration of Ndigbo into APC, with the start of registration on the 25th of January 2021. As this will give the party the encouragement, towards ceeding the presidency to the South East. He however commended the leadership of Young Nigerian Voices ably led by Alhaji Ibrahim Bature for standing up for the South East at getting

Float a new party if you can, APC tells Okorocha

The Imo State chapter of  All Progressives Congress (APC) has said, that the party in the state  is waiting, for a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, to take action on his planned political group or alignment before taking a stand on the issue because they are too busy to meddle on issues without relevance at the moment. The party’s caretaker chairman in the state, Marcon Nlemigbo, said this in an interview with newsmen in Owerri on Thursday. He said, the party was currently focused on supporting President Muhammadu Buhari and the state governor, H.E Sen. Hope Uzodinma, to deliver dividends of democracy to the people of Imo state, as they are not ready to be distracted by Okorocha at the moment. Okorocha had in Rivers State recently, when he visited Governor Nyesom Wike to inaugurate some projects said, “We have bad people in APC, just as we have them in PDP and that was why I made the call in Rivers State that the good ones should come together to lead the people”. Asked w


- Insists the South East should produce next President. The Young Nigerian Voices, (YNV) a conglomeration of Nigerian youths, led by Alhaji Ibrahim Bature, has paid a courtesy visit to Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of state for Education, in support of his bid to run for the number one position in Nigeria come 2023. The visit was in solidarity of his bid to contest for the Presidency come 2023 on the platform of the APC. In his opening remarks, the leader of the group,Alhaji Ibrahim Bature thanked the Minister for giving his group the audience to interact with him towards building a better Nigeria, where the youths can have their say, and also participate in governance of the country. He said that, his group as the name goes, is the majority of Nigerian youths, whose desire is for a better Nigeria.  He commended the Minister for his salient leadership qualities in TEF and in the ministry of  education, which has witnessed so much intervention in bridging the gap of giving mor


- Insists the South East must be factored in National Leadership Equation.  The Young Nigerian Voices, YNV, ably led by Alhaji Ibrahim Bature has urged both the Nigerian Ruling All Progress Congress, APC and PDP to consider the Igbo's in their zoning arrangements to balance the power sharing formula for Equity, Justice and Fairness. According to the press release made available to news men in Abuja by the YNV National Cordinator, Alhaji Bature through the National Publicity Secretary, Justice C. Osuji  at their inaugural meeting, the group insisted that it would be barefaced injustice if the South East is denied the opportunity to produce the next President of Nigeria considering the longstanding culture of rotation of the elevated position, between the North and South, which he said is in tandem with the spirit behind the Federal Character, which is an indispensable part of the Nigerian Constitution.  Speaking futher, Alhaji Ibrahim Bature emphasised that Nigeria been on a tripod

Don't Vilify CMAC Over The Death Of Prof Martin Ifeanyichukwu

An Onitsha based media consultant, Comrade Egbuna Daniel has warned against the politicization of the death of Prof Martin Ifeanyichukwu who allegedly died of Covid-19 related complications for selfish reason. Comrade Daniels said that it is worrisome that attempts are being made by some persons to rap the unfortunate incident on the Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Dr Joseph Ugboaja in order to score cheap political goals. The media guru said that the buck if there is any should stop on the table of Chief Medical Director (CMD) or the consultant that handled the case. "I don't see any reason why this unfortunate incident should be rapped on Dr Joseph Ugboaja. What I think we should  be asking now is which private hospital in Nnewi kept the late professor for so long before it got to emergency level. "That particular private hospital should  be identified and closed down immediately based on the COVID

BREAKING: EFCC Grants Obiano Bail

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has granted Obiano bail, stressing that the recent arrest and questioning of Willie Obiano, the immediate-past governor of Anambra State, is not political. The EFCC chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, said this on Monday while fielding questions from reporters at the 5th Annual General Assembly of the Network of National Anti-corruption institutions in West Africa (NACIWA). Mr Bawa also said the commission had granted an administrative bail to Mr Obiano but the ex-governor had yet to meet the bail conditions. “Nothing political about the arrest of the former Anambra State Governor, Wille Obiano. He has been grated bail. But we await (when) he fulfils his bail conditions. Mr Obiano was arrested at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport in Lagos at about 8.30 p.m. on Thursday. Sources at the commission, who asked not to be named because they were not authorised to speak to the press on the matter, said Mr Obiano was arrested as he was prep