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Nigerian rapper, Falz has stated that whoever wins the forthcoming general elections would be active, if everyone participate in it.

The singer, made this know in a chat with HipTV, while speaking about the increased awareness and the renewed energy with which citizens are approaching matters of politics, policies, and governance in the country.

According to Falz, the 2023 general elections won’t matter so long as Nigerians participate.

He also said that the reduction in political apathy among citizens would ensure leaders don’t get too comfortable.

“There’s an energy that’s growing and it’s very good to see. Everyone is aware now. Everyone wants to participate. And that’s what we need. Once everyone can participate, whoever is in power won’t get too comfortable,” Falz said.

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“Always feeling like they have the system figured out. Once everyone participates come 2023, the game officially changes. It doesn’t matter what the actual results of these elections are. What matters is that the game changes.”

On the recent successes the Nigerian music space has recorded, Falz described Africa as making “historic” strides.

“African music is on the rise. It’s number one in the world. I’m so happy to be born into this time. I’m so excited to be a part of this movement. It’s historic. This right here will go down in history,” he added.

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“People don’t even understand what’s happening right now. It hasn’t even started.”

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Atiku ignores Wike, appoints Saraki, Anyim, Shekarau, others as campaign advisers

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Ahead of the commencement of the 2023 election campaign on Wednesday, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has made key appointments of Special Advisers aimed at strengthening his presidential campaign team.

The appointees are former Senate Presidents, Dr. Bukola Saraki as Special Envoy to the presidential candidate and Senator Pius Anyim, as Special Adviser.

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Also appointed as Special Advisers to the candidate are former governor of Kano State, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Senator Ehigie Uzamere.

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Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus was also appointed as Technical Adviser to the presidential candidate.

The appointments are to take immediate effect.

Atiku Abubakar charged the appointees to use their vast political experiences in ensuring that the PDP presidential campaign records resounding success in the 2023 election.

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Presidential Candidate of the PDP and former Vice President

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APC, PDP failed Nigerians; can’t stand ADC in 2023 poll, says Kachikwu

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Dumebi Kachikwu, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) presidential candidate, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot beat the party in the 2023 election.

Mr Kachikwu, in a statement on Monday, said the two major parties stood no chance of winning as they have failed Nigerians.

“The country has continued to lag behind in all indices of development since 1999 when PDP assumed power, after which it handed over to APC in 2015,” he said.

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Mr Kachikwu said the indices of good governance anchored on the rule of law in Nigeria have remained negative since the return to civil rule in 1999.

He urged Nigerians to reinvent the country by voting for ADC, saying the party has the vision and the know-how to turn the country’s fortunes.

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The ADC presidential candidate urged Nigerians to vote wisely in 2023 to reclaim, revive and restore the positive destiny of Nigeria.

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APC candidate, Bola Tinubu off to London

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The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has travelled to the United Kingdom for a meeting earlier scheduled for last week.

It was learnt that the former Lagos State Governor, Tinubu will meet with an unnamed group in the UK and he is expected back into the country before the official flag-off of the presidential campaign.

Meanwhile, the flag-off of the APC presidential election will hold in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, within the week.

Campaigns for the 2023 national elections will officially kick off on 28 September ahead while that of governorship and state houses of assembly will commence on 12 October, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

According to some aides of Mr Tinubu, the meeting was scheduled for last week, but the controversies that trailed the composition of the Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) led to its postponement.

The sudden trip has also fuelled speculations of another medical trip or meeting with Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and members of his group, some of who are already in the UK.

Last month, Mr Tinubu had a covert meeting with the aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party led by Mr Wike and some other governors.

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“Yes, he (Tinubu) travelled to the UK yesterday. He is to meet with some people in the UK. He ought to have left the country last week, but he had to postpone it because of the whole campaign council list. The meeting is not with the Wike’s group and not for a medical reason.

“Yes the consultation with Wike and others is still ongoing, but this is not about that. A group invited him for a meeting. For now, I cannot disclose the identity of the group,” the source said.

Recall that the PCC list generated controversy among the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) headed by Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi State. The governors nominated five persons each to be in the campaign council.

However, some of the governors were left fuming when the 422-member list was released by the secretary of the campaign council, James Faleke, a federal lawmaker from Lagos State. Their nominees were not properly captured in the list.

According to a top source in the party, the Director-General of the APC PCC, Simon Lalong and Mr Faleke compiled the list which either excluded the nominees of the governors or wrongfully designated them.

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The source familiar with the matter added that a comprehensive list is being generated by Messrs Bagudu and Faleke.

“The position of the governors unsettled Mr Tinubu. The governors were very angry. The governor has a Whatsapp group. They dropped five names of people who will represent their respective states in the campaign council. These names were passed to Messrs Lalong and Faleke (but) unfortunately, a lot happened along the way.

“The resolution is that a new list will be released in the next couple of days. Those nominees of governors will assume their intended designations at the directorate level. There are the heads of directorates and members of directorates. Tinubu could not leave until yesterday morning as he had to resolve the matter,” the source said.

Meanwhile, the PCC, via its spokesperson, Bayo Onanuga, in a statement, said all members of the directorate are to report at the secretariat of the council on Wednesday for a special prayer to commence the flag-off of the campaign and participate in a peace walk.

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Controversies had trailed the release of the party’s campaign council list on Saturday. There were speculations that Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declined membership of the committee due to his opposition to APC’s Muslim-Muslim presidential ticket.

However, the spokesperson of the PCC, Festus Keyamo, in a statement, said President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the exclusion of Mr Osinbajo and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, to enable them to concentrate on governance.

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