Politics

Ndigbo Endorse Atiku/Obi

In its collective search for a polity that is just, egalitarian and inclusive, the Ime Obi Ohaneze Ndi Igbo after a meeting on Thursday 24 January, 2019 at the Nike Lake Hotel, Enugu, generally resolved to endorse the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his deputy, Mr Peter Obi. In a communique issued at the end ...

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Imo APC Expels Gov Candidate, Hope Uzodinma

The Imo State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress on Thursday announced the immediate expulsion of its governorship candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma. The Punch reports that the state chairman of the party, Daniel Nwafor, announced the expulsion during a press conference at the party’s secretariat in Owerri, the state capital. Nwafor said that the expulsion became necessary in order ...

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I Have Absolute Advantage Over Victor Umeh, Uche Ekwunife — Okonkwo

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Chief Sylvester Okonkwo, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Anambra-central in the 2019 general elections, in this extensive interview with RAYMOND OZOJI in Awka, recounted his ordeals, humiliation and frustrations in the hands of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in spite of 20 years of dedicated service, commitment and sacrifice to the party. He described ...

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JUST IN: Ezekwesili Withdraws From Presidential Race

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has announced her withdrawal from the presidential race. In a statement issued on Thursday morning by the spokesperson for Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, Oby said she took the decision after “extensive discussions with Nigerians at home and the Diaspora.” The statement reads, “This decision followed ...

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Ohanaeze Sabotaging Buhari’s Campaign, APC Alleges

We scheduled meeting before election timetable –Nwodo The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Ohanaeze Ndigbo of frustrating the party in the South East, including President Muhammad Buhari’s visit to Anambra and Enugu states today. They alleged that the fixing of meeting of the Imeobi, the highest decision making organ of the body, today, by the Chief Nnia Nwodo leadership, ...

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I’ve Achieved Peace In Borno, Yobe, Says Buhari

Barely 24 hours after ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo said the Boko Haram insurgency had worsened under the current administration, President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his government had done well in the area of security. Buhari stated this while addressing the All Progressives Congress supporters at the party’s presidential rally at Giginya Stadium, Sokoto, the Sokoto State capital. Obasanjo, had in ...

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Buhari, APC Campaign Train Moves To Kebbi

The Presidential campaign train of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has departed for Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital, after a successful rally in Sokoto, Sokoto State, on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that President Buhari and his entourage had first paid a courtesy visit to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III before moving to ...

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Atiku Didn’t Travel To US As My Aide – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, did not travel to the United States as an aide to the Senate President. The All Progressives Congress had said Atiku was finally allowed to travel to the US because he posed as an aide to Saraki. Speaking on AIT’s Kakaaki programme on Wednesday, Saraki, who is ...

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Atiku Decries Nigeria’s Loss To Ghana As West Africa’s Largest Recipient Of FDI – Atiku

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, says it is with a very heavy heart that he received the news that the Republic of Ghana has overtaken Nigeria as West Africa’s largest recipient of foreign direct investment. In a statement, Atiku said for all the years that the Peoples Democratic Party governed Nigeria, including the eight years of ...

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Danjuma Alleges Plot To Rig Elections, Says Nigeria’s Democracy Primitive

A former  Minister of Defence  Lt Gen Theophilus Danjuma on Tuesday raised the alarm over an alleged plot to rig next month’s general elections. Danjuma made the allegation while inaugurating a medical laboratory at the Rufkatu Danjuma Maternity Hospital in his Takum hometown in  Taraba State. The former Chief of Army Staff also described democracy in the country as primitive. ...

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