Politics

Anambra 2021: PDP, APC Gear Up For War Against APGA

By next year, eligible voters in Anambra State would go to the poll to elect Governor Willie Obiano’s successor. Although the election is still many months away from now, some political parties especially the major ones among them have started making preparations; strategizing on how to emerge victorious. In fact, activities at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); All Progressives Grand Alliance ...

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Rise Above Partisanship, Former Rep Tells Gbajabiamila

A former member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Victor Afam Ogene, has called on the Speaker of the House, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, and indeed the 9th House of Representatives, to rise above personal sentiment in the discharge of their official duties. Speaking against the backdrop of the House response to the position of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), ...

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Enugwu-Ukwu, Agukwu In Anambra Trade Words Over Ancestral Birthrights

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The age-long affinity enjoyed by the two communities of Enugwu-Ukwu and Agukwu Nri, in Njikoka and Anaocha local government areas of Anambra State respectively, is seemingly getting sour based on their claims of having right of primogeniture among the sons of Eri dynasty. NewsProbe gathered that these claims came to the fore when the traditional ruler of Enugu-Ukwu, ...

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Soludo Vs Okonjo-Iweala: Matters Arising

By Joe C. Anatune It is utterly mischievous and laughable that opposition politicians in Anambra  State who feel threatened by the stringent demands by all segments of Anambra society on Prof Cee Cee Soludo to run for governor in Anambra 2021 resort to peddling falsehood as their only tactical response. But Anambra’s politics has since morphed into a phase driven by ...

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Ohanaeze Vows To Go All Out For 2023 Presidency

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has vowed to go all out for the actualisation of Nigerian president of Igbo extraction. The group, which has consistently clamoured for the restructuring of the country expressed optimism that God would make it possible. It described as laughable news report purporting that it had engaged former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, to lobby for the ...

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Oduah Under Fire As Constituents Demand Her Recall From National Assembly

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The  Ward Campaign Managers for the seven  local council areas of Senator Stella Oduah’s federal constituency, have threatened to send a petition to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to set machinery in motion for the recall of Senator Oduah for alleged poor representation and inaccessiblity. They said rather than  address their issues, she purportedly mobilized her ...

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Your Sinister Intention For Nigeria Won’t Happen — APC Tells PDP  

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned what it calls the latest attempt by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rubbish the commendable efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration in tackling the scourge of Covid-19 pandemic currently ravaging the world. “This is yet another infantile and desperate attempt by the opposition party to play petty politics with a ...

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Anambra COVID-19 Fund, Hallmark Of Fraud, PDP Alleges

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Anambra State COVID-19 account is the hallmark of corruption, fraud, arbitrariness as well as outright disregard for due process. The state chairman of the party in Anambra, Hon. Ndubuisi Nwobu, in a statement, emphasized that the party frowned on the idea of Governor Willie Obiano being the chairman ...

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Those Who May Succeed Abba Kyari As CoS

The death of Abba Kyari, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, weeks after the senior presidential aide’s infection with coronavirus, has undoubtedly created a void in the upper echelons of the current regime. Based on their antecedents as some of Buhari’s closest associates, the following are the probable candidates for Kyari’s replacement.  According to government officials, any of ...

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