The news of North-central's rejection of Bola Ahmed Tinubu's bid to become the president in 2023 and the choice of Mallam Saliu Mustapha trended among other stories in mainstream Nigerian news media.
On Sunday, January 23, stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the North Central zone endorsed the candidature of Mallam Saliu Mustapha, as the next national chairman ahead of the party’s convention in February.
Mustapha is a former deputy national chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC).
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A former Chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta state, Cyril Ogodo, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta state.
Ogodo defected to the PDP alongside the immediate past publicity secretary of the APC, Sylvester Imonina, the Delta Central leader and elders council of APC led by Chief Sylvester Kowho, Ovie Omo-Agege Solidarity Movement, among others.
The federal government has postponed the planned petrol subsidy removal till further notice, citing “high inflation and economic hardship”.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, budget, national planning, announced this on Monday, January 24, in Abuja.
Ahead of the Super Eagles' second-round match with Tunisia in the ongoing AFCON 2022 tournament, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, January 23, had a pep talk with the team via a video conference.
President Buhari spoke with Coach Augustine Eguavoen, Captain Ahmed Musa, Amaju Pinnick, President of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), and Nigerian Ambassador to Cameroon, Abayomi Olonisakin.
The Chicago State University has reportedly confirmed that the national leader of Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, indeed attended the tertiary institution.
Beverly Poindexter, who is in charge of the university's official transcript requests, enrolment and degree verification at the Office of the Registrar, CSU, said this in an email response to its request on Tuesday, January 25.
Primate Elijah Ayodele, the Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has said Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, will never become the president of Nigeria.
The cleric disclosed this in a statement released by his media aide, Osho Oluwatosin, on Tuesday, January 25.
Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday, January 25, was described as a failed politician by the Nigerian presidency.
The presidency also said that Ortom has broken record as the governor with the longest unpaid workers' salaries and pension.