Politics

Continuity As A Tool For Rapid Development: The Plateau Example 

A common trend among new governments in Nigeria is the tendency to initiate new projects and abandon those inherited from preceding administrations. All levels of governments – the federal, states and local governments – appear guilty of this. Many reasons are responsible for such attitude, but the major one is pride. Leaders of every new government want to avoid completing ...

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No Hope For Nigeria Unless We Get Our Politics Right, Says Peter Obi

There is no hope for Nigeria unless the country first gets its politics right. This is the verdict of former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi. Speaking with newsmen on Friday in Abuja after his presentation at a workshop on “Religious Freedom, Interfaith Relations & Civil Society in Africa” jointly organised by the Kukah Center and Yale University, USA, ...

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Imo Will Rise Again, Says Opara-Ndudu

Being a declaration of intent for Imo governorship race 2019 speech by Nick Opara-Ndudu My dear compatriots I bring you tidings of the Lenten season and earnestly hope that the blessings of the risen Christ shall be upon you in abundance during this season and beyond. And for my fellow citizens of Imo State, this season offers us a unique ...

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PDP Must Lead Coalition To Sack APC – Dickson

…as Secondus describes APC as a threat to national security Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Reconciliation Committee, the Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has presented the report of his committee to the party’s National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus in Abuja. Presenting the report at the party’s national secretariat on Thursday, March 14, Dickson commended the ...

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Buhari Rejects Amended Electoral Act

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has rejected the Electoral Act as amended sent for his signature by the National Assembly. Stating his position on Tuesday via a letter to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Buhari made reference to the sequence of elections which the National Assembly altered. While the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) put the presidential election as the first ...

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APC Has Failed – Secondus

Prince Uche Secondus, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman claimed that the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed because it couldn’t fulfill its promises to the people. Secondus made this claim while addressing members of the PDP during his working tour to Dutse, capital of Jigawa on Monday. He said that the APC made a lot of ...

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‘Three PDP, Two APC Govs, 35 Senators Set To Join SDP’

The National Publicity Secretary of the Social Democratic Party, Mr. Alfa Mohammed, says the party will form the majority in the National Assembly before the 2019 elections Can you confirm that some governors and senators are set to defect to your party? First of all, you know there is a leadership vacuum created by the two bigger parties – the Peoples ...

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Elections Sequence: Pro-Buhari, Pro-Saraki Senators Spoil For War

More facts have emerged on the alleged gang-up against the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki; Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; and other principal officers of the legislative chamber. Saturday PUNCH has reliably gathered that there is indeed a group of senators in the All Progressives Congress caucus who are loyal to President Muhammadu Buhari and are bent on defending him on ...

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