Governor of Imo state had rained praises on himself, saying that people of Imo will stone his successor if he doesn't perform well, and that he entered politics not for the money, but to serve his people. According to Vanguard, he said this while speaking to State House Correspondents in Abuja.
The National Chairman of the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) has shortlisted 12 names of northern politicians it endorsed as potential presidential candidates for the 2019 general elections. Leader of the group, Comrade Elliot Afiyo, who disclosed this, said 5 of the 12 persons, namely, Senator Bala Muhammed, former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State and Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto emerged as respectable presidential candidates from the North.
Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has blasted Minister of labour, Chris Ngige for his recent comments about the Igbos. Chris Ngige in a recent interview, said, the Igbos should not complain about marginalization because they didn't invest and vote for President Buhari.
The Federal Government will commence the online registration of unemployed persons in the country on Wednesday. According to the Deputy Director, Information & Public Relations, National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Edmund Onwuliri, the development is a part of the government quest to keep a robust data base for unemployed persons and provide jobs.
The The Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media to Ekiti State Governor, Lere Olayinka has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is ruling Nigeria with NEPA bill. He noted that President is not qualified to threaten any politician accused of fake certificate since he didn't present his O'level certificate.
Former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, believes that if President Buhari decides to run for the 2019 presidential election, he will become victorious again. He noted that Buhari's Administration must have done enough before 2019, that will make Nigerians vote for him again.