Thursday, January 10, 2019

Tag "Kingsley Moghalu"

    I’ve spent N200m of my personal money to run for president, says Moghalu

I’ve spent N200m of my personal money to run for president, says Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says he has spent over N200 million of his "personal money" on the bid to emerge Nigeria's president.He said his party will fund its campaign through voluntary contributions of its members and the public, adding that he does not have a political godfather."I joined politics to run for the presidency [...]

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    Moghalu: It’s fake news to portray Buhari and Atiku as only presidential candidates

Moghalu: It’s fake news to portray Buhari and Atiku as only presidential candidates

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), has kicked against the "false narrative" that there are only two candidates for the presidential election.He said it is fake news to portray President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar as the two contenders for the February 16 poll.Moghalu made the remark on Wednesday while speaking at the fake [...]

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    Moghalu tackles Osinbajo, asks Nigerians to reject tribalism

Moghalu tackles Osinbajo, asks Nigerians to reject tribalism

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), has accused Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo of  making "disappointing appeal to tribalism".He said this while reacting to Osinbajo's comment that the people of the south-west should vote the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019 so that power can return to the region in 2023.The presidential candidate said he least expected such from [...]

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    Sowore campaign asks Moghalu, Ezekwesili to boycott presidential debate

Sowore campaign asks Moghalu, Ezekwesili to boycott presidential debate

The campaign organisation of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) has asked Oby Ezekwesili, Kingsley Moghalu and Fela Durotoye to boycott the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019.Ezekwesili is the presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN); Moghalu is the candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP) and Durotoye is of the Alliance for New Nigeria [...]

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    Here is what the Nigerian voter really wants!

Here is what the Nigerian voter really wants!

What does the average Nigerian voting adult want? Nothing? Absolutely nothing?Over the past few months, many friends and colleagues have asked me questions like: "Who are we voting for?" "Who will win the 2019 election?" " Who are we supporting?" My answers have varied from question to question to question. To the first, I say, "I don't know. Who do [...]

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    Gesto, daughter of ex-Kano senator, is Moghalu’s running mate

Gesto, daughter of ex-Kano senator, is Moghalu’s running mate

Umma Getso has been announced as the running mate of Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP).Gesto is the daughter of Abdullahi Getso. Giwa Getso was elected a senator in 1983 on the platform of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN).Getso, 37, is from Kano state and a business entrepreneur who co-founded the National Progressive Movement (NPM). [...]

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    Ezekwesili and new generation presidential hopefuls

Ezekwesili and new generation presidential hopefuls

Even by the sheer reason of venture, the number and quality of aspirations to Nigeria’s Presidency in the 2019 elections should excite and give a sense of satisfaction that democracy is gradually taking roots in the country.Democracy is after all a mark of liberalisation of political power, the ability of every constitutionally-enabled national to aspire to rule their country regardless [...]

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    Moghalu: N18,000 is poverty wage — but above N30,000 will create massive inflation

Moghalu: N18,000 is poverty wage — but above N30,000 will create massive inflation

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says there will be "massive" inflation if a minimum wage of over N30,000 is approved.Organised labour is agitating for an increment of the present N18,000 minimum wage to N30,000, and a proposal to the effect has been submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari.Commenting on the development in an interview with journalists at the [...]

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    ‘Nigeria not yet a nation’ — Moghalu makes case for restructuring

‘Nigeria not yet a nation’ — Moghalu makes case for restructuring

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP), says Nigeria is not yet a nation.Moghalu said this on Monday while speaking at the sixth annual conference of the Nigerian Political Science Association (south-east).The conference held at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), Enugu state.The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said Nigeria is a nation waiting [...]

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    Moghalu: APC, PDP can’t fix Nigeria… I’m the man for the job

Moghalu: APC, PDP can’t fix Nigeria… I’m the man for the job

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections, says he is the best man for the job. In a statement on Tuesday, Moghalu said Nigeria needs a visionary leader who would turn the fortunes of the country around and build a "real nation".He said the country cannot keep "recycling the same old politicians" who [...]

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    Nigeria ‘will be lucky’ to have Moghalu as president

Nigeria ‘will be lucky’ to have Moghalu as president

Emeka Anyaoku, former secretary-general of Commonwealth , has reportedly endorsed Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the party Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 elections.According to Chukwuka Obi, a writer, Anyaoku said Nigeria “will be lucky” to have Moghalu as its president.Obi said the elder statesman made the comment during their interaction on a flight on Monday.A former deputy governor [...]

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    UK analyst rates Moghalu as Nigeria’s most intriguing presidential candidate

UK analyst rates Moghalu as Nigeria’s most intriguing presidential candidate

Ian King, a UK business analyst and Sky News presenter, has described Kingsley Moghalu as the most intriguing candidate in the 2019 presidential election.A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Moghalu is seeking to unseat Buhari under the platform of the Young Progressive Party (YPP).Among his key manifestos are fight against poverty and unemployment, as well [...]

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    It’s time to retire corrupt politicians, says Moghalu as he clinches YPP presidential ticket

It’s time to retire corrupt politicians, says Moghalu as he clinches YPP presidential ticket

Kingsley Moghalu, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has emerged presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP).Speaking after clinching the party's ticket in Abuja on Saturday, Moghalu said the time had come to retire corrupt politicians and build a great nation.In August, Moghalu withdrew from the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) which produced Fela [...]

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    My presidential bid still on course, says Moghalu

My presidential bid still on course, says Moghalu

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has withdrawn from the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) which produced Fela Durotoye as its consensus candidate ahead of 2019 elections.PACT is made up of some 18 presidential hopefuls who came together to form a united front ahead of the elections.Durotoye, who is of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), [...]

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    Moghalu on anti-Buhari coalition: Nigerians need paradigm shift — not regrouping of old career politicians

Moghalu on anti-Buhari coalition: Nigerians need paradigm shift — not regrouping of old career politicians

Kingsley Moghalu, a presidential aspirant of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says what Nigerians need is a generational shift in governance and not allegiance to “same old career politicians”.Moghalu said this while reacting to the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and 37 political parties.The Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), a breakaway faction of the [...]

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    We are all witnesses to failure of Buhari’s government, says Moghalu on Plateau killings

We are all witnesses to failure of Buhari’s government, says Moghalu on Plateau killings

Kingsley Moghalu, Young Progressive Party’s presidential candidate, says Nigerians are witnesses to the "failure" of the President Muhammadu Buhari's administration to protect lives and property.The former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said this in reaction to the killing of over 80 people in Plateau state during the weekend.Fifty houses and two cars were reportedly destroyed in [...]

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