Politics

2019 Election: PDP Panicking Over Imminent Defeat In Akwa-Ibom – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), “in the face of imminent defeat in the forthcoming 2019 governorship and legislative election in Akwa Ibom State,” has allegedly resorted to falsehood and propaganda against the APC leaders in the state in its desperation to remain in the reckoning of the Akwa Ibom electorate. In a statement signed ...

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Umahi, Chris Uba Mount Pressure On Atiku To Drop Peter Obi

We are ready for the PDP’s VP slot – Yoruba Barely 24 hours after former Anambra State Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, emerged as the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 polls, a clique in Igbo land led by Governor Dave Umahi and Chief Chris Uba has started mounting pressure on the party’s Presidential Candidate, ...

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My Cabinet Will Be Ready Before May 29, 2019, Says Atiku

Former Nigeria’s Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says it will not take him six months to name his cabinet if Nigerians elect him as their President. In apparent reference to President Muhammadu Buhari who took more than six months to name his cabinet after his election in 2015, Atiku said in ...

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2019 Election: Atiku Picks Peter Obi As Running Mate

A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has been pencilled down as the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate in the February 14, 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar. The Punch reports that Obi emerged the preferred choice of both the party and the candidate after series of consultations by stakeholders in the party and outside it. ...

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Attack On Obasanjo And Atiku: Buhari Has Scored An Own Goal, Says Atiku

The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation says it has just read with bemusement what it calls the panicky reaction of the Buhari Campaign Organisation to the endorsement of Atiku Abubakar by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. In a statement, the organisation noted the alleged insult the Buhari Campaign Organisation had heaped on former President Obasanjo, and said it was expected. The statement ...

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You Will Lose Together, Buhari Tells Obasanjo, Atiku

The Presidency says the endorsement given by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar, is a non-event. In a statement, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the endorsement was a well-rehearsed theatre. Shehu said, “They will lose together. Listening to the prepared statement of the former President after the meeting showed ...

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2019: Obasanjo Endorses Atiku, Says He Has Forgiven Him

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has officially endorsed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to run for the Presidency of Nigeria come 2019. Obasanjo disclosed this while briefing newsmen after a meeting with Atiku, leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other key stakeholders in his country home in Abeokuta. Obasanjo said that he was giving his blessings to Atiku because ...

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2019: APC Questions Atiku’s Integrity

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to a statement credited to the spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, which allegedly accused the senior officials of the APC-led administration of “deliberate efforts to impugn on the character” of the PDP presidential candidate, Alh. Atiku Abubakar. The Ag. National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, in ...

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Idemili-South In Anambra Rejects Lawmaker, Ezewune 

… may invoke EFCC, ICPC over alleged unaccounted constituency funds Raymond Ozoji, Awka The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Idemili-South local government area of Anambra state has unanimously rejected the candidacy of  the incumbent lawmaker representing the constituency at the 6th Anambra State House of Assembly Hon. Chuka Fabian Ezewune on the grounds of abysmal performance at the state ...

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