Buhari returns to Abuja after five-day state visit to Portugal

President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday evening, returned to Abuja after a five-day state visit to the capital of Portugal, Lisbon.

The President, who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 5pm, also participated in the 2022 UN Ocean Conference, which held in Lisbon during his stay in the country.
Source – The Nation


Atiku’ll defeat Tinubu, PDP chieftain boasts

The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Samuel Anyanwu, on Saturday said that his party would form government at the centre in 2023.

At a town hall meeting at his country home at Amaimo in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo state, Anyanwu said that the PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, would defeat the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Tinubu.

Anyanwu also dispelled the rumour that his party would disintegrate because of the crisis rocking PDP.

He also urged his people to mobilise themselves and get their Permanent Voters Cards.

According to him, APC had misruled the country, adding that the only party ready to take over the leadership of the country was PDP.

He said ” Atiku is the next president of Nigeria. Our party will defeat APC. We are prepared to takeover leadership. Our presidential candidate is prepared and will repair Nigeria.”
Source – Punch



Tinubu not experimental president – Ganduje

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said that the All Progressives Congress Presidential flagbearer, Bola Tinubu, is not an experimental president given his dexterity and strong rooting in politics and administration in the Nigerian project.

The governor made the assertion at the Governor’s Lodge, Aminu Kano House, Abuja, when he received an award presented to him by the National Coalition of Tinubu Support Groups Worldwide, the national directorate, comprising Nigeria, United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, Germany, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Oman, and the United Arab Emirates chapters, for his leading role in Tinubu’s victory at the party’s primary election.
Source – Punch



Shun grievances, work for APC in 2023, Amaechi directs supporters

The immediate past Transport Minister, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has directed his supporters in Rivers State to set aside their anger and work for the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2023.

Amaechi, a former governor of the state, spoke on Saturday, when thousands of APC supporters trooped out in Port Harcourt to give him grand reception after the Presidential primary election.

The former minister, who came second at the primary poll, was received by party enthusiasts, who followed him from the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, to the APC state secretariat in Port Harcourt.

Amaechi, who vowed to stay in Rivers and ensure the victory of APC, appealed to his supporters to return to their various units and work for the APC in 2023.
Source – The Nation