- The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released 16 names of candidates and political parties for the Lagos guber election in 2023
- The parties and candidates would be jostling to unseat the present governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in next year's poll
- INEC has cleared the 16 political parties in which, 15 of which will be challenging the dominance of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state
According to the list published by the commission, below is the list of those going for the governorship election:
- Sanwo-Olu - APC
- Olajide Abdulazeez Adeniran - PDP
- Dickson Olaogun - Accord Party
- Balogun Abdurazaq - AA
- Olayiwola Olajide - AAC
- Doherty Adesina - ADC
- Bamidele Ishola - ADP
- Kupoliyi Funmilayo - APM
- Awamaridi Ifagbemi - LP
- Jim-Kamal Olarewaju - NNPP
- Braithwaite Akinwunmi - NRM
- Uthman Olakunle - SDP
- Ajayi Adebayo - YPP
- Adenipe Adekunle - ZLP
- Adeyemi Abiola - APP
- Oluwo Olawale - BP
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Full List: About 50% of Nigerian senators will not be returning to red chamber in 2023
According to a report by legit.ng, assessing the Nigerian political scene ahead of the 2023 general elections, it is observed that about 50 senators will likely not return to the upper chamber after the polls.
The affected senators cut across the All Progressives Congress (APC) members and the largest opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Research has shown that many of the senators lost their primaries while some joined other political parties to secure tickets to contest in the 2023 poll.
Video shows primary school pupils making emotional demands from government as they protest against ASUU strike
Legit.ng, in another report, came across a video going viral on the internet that has shown some primary school pupils protesting against the ASUU 5-month-old strikes.
According to the video, the pupils were protesting in from of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun state, with placards carrying different inscriptions.
The pupils who were seen singing and changing that ASUU is fighting for them called on the government not to borrow their future away in one of the inscriptions on their placards.