Politics

Umeh Is No Match For Ekwunife — Ex-APGA Chieftain   

…as Ekwunife holds prayer rally, begins campaign  Raymond Ozoji, Awka Former factional chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra state, Prince Azubuike Iloh, has boasted that the incumbent senator representing Anambra-central senatorial district at the National Assembly, Chief Victor Umeh, is no match for senator Uche Ekwunife in the forthcoming 2019 electoral contest. Iloh stated this on ...

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Kwara By-Election: APC Tackles Senate Over Decision To Probe PDP’s Loss

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the decision by the Senate to investigate the circumstances leading to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) loss in the last Saturday’s House of Representatives’ by-election in Kwara State is an abuse of the powers of the legislative arm of government to pursue selfish political ends. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, ...

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Democracy Under Attack In Anambra

Raymond Ozoji, Awka When the ‘war’ broke out in the Anambra State House of Assembly following the removal of the former Speaker Rita Maduagwu and subsequent election of Ikem Uzoezie as the new and substantive Speaker of the 6th assembly, it was clear that the battle line has been drawn between the two leadership of the state parliament. The attendant ...

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Agbaje Dares Sanwoolu On Alpha-Beta, Transparent Budgeting

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate for Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has dared his APC rival, Mr. Babajide Sanwoolu, to tell Lagosians he would probe Alpha-Beta, while describing as insincere his promise to run a transparent budgetary system. “The day of reckoning is near,” Agbaje said, and vowed to probe the state finances, as well as Alpha-Beta, the private consultancy that has ...

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APGA Denies Buhari, Says Gen. Gbor Is Destined To Be Nigeria’s Next President

The All Progressives Grand Alliance on Wednesday said it was not supporting the 2019 reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari. The National Chairman of APGA, Chief  Victory Oye, stated this at a press conference in Amawbia near Awka, the state capital. Oye’s reaction came following the relationship between the state governor, Willie Obiano and Aso Rock, resulting in the governor ...

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BREAKING: Governorship, State Assembly Elections Hold March 2, Says INEC

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the Area Council elections in FCT will hold on March 2, 2019, along with the governorship and state Assembly elections. He also disclosed that the list of candidates for elections will be published in its Federal Capital Territory office and also at the six Area Councils on Wednesday, 21st November, ...

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Buhari’s Govt, Worst In Nigeria’s History – Agbakoba

A former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Dr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), said on Tuesday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is the worst in the history of Nigeria. Agbakoba, who is one of the leaders of the National Intervention Movement, described the last four years under Buhari as locust years, saying the Coalition of United Political Parties were determined to ...

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Mixed Reactions Greet Buhari, Atiku’s Plans

Mixed reactions on Monday trailed the Sunday inauguration of the campaign documents of President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Buhari who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress and Atiku are the leading contestants in the presidential election slated for February 16, 2019. The President unveiled a campaign document called ...

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You Must Come For Debate, PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has said the All Progressives Congress is afraid of participating in a presidential debate because it has nothing to show for the years it has been in the saddle. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, said this while reacting to the Director-General of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, Rotimi Amaechi. Amaechi, in ...

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I Believe In Policies, Not Promises, Says Atiku As He Launches Presidential Campaign

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has launched the Atiku Plan, which is his campaign for the 2019 presidential election. In an ongoing live broadcast via hisTwitter handle Atiku Abubakar @atiku, the ex-vice president said: “Today, I am formally presenting myself to you as the presidential candidate of not just the @OfficialPDPNig, but of the hopes ...

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