Politics

#Edo 2020: Atiku Commends Appointment Of Wike, Urges Unity In PDP Camp

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has commended the appointment of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers as the chairman of the Edo State Governorship Election National Campaign Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Atiku also praised the appointment of Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri as deputy to Wike on the Campaign Council. Reacting to the appointments in a ...

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Aguma’s Call For The Closure Of APC State Secretariat, A Huge Surprise – Nwuke

The acting Publicity Secretary of the Rivers State All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr. Ogbonna Nwuke has expressed surprise over Hon. Igo Aguma’s call on Thursday, 2nd July 2020, for the closure of the State Secretariat of the APC, located along the Port Harcourt-Aba Expressway. Nwuke in a statement circulated to journalists today stated that “the call by the suspended Caretaker ...

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Edo Gov: You’re Up To Your Usual Theatrical Allegations, APC Tells PDP

Ahead of the 19th September, 2020 Edo State Governorship election, the All  Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of allegedly being “up to their usual, diversionary, baseless and theatrical allegations.” In a statement, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Yekini Nabena, said, “We understand the PDP is intimidated by the quality, depth and political ...

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2021: Anambra Central Traditional Rulers Reject Zoning

Traditional rulers of all communities in Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra State, yesterday, declared that they did not support the zoning arrangement being canvassed by few politicians for the 2021 governorship poll. The monarchs, at the end of their meeting held at the palace of Igwe Peter Uyanwa, traditional ruler of Ukwulu community in Dunukofia Local Government Area, said it ...

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Edo Gov Election: Ganduje Heads 49-Member APC National Campaign Council

The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election. The Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, will serve as Deputy Chairman and Hon. Abbas Braimoh as Secretary of the ...

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Anambra South Senatorial Election: Uzoh Congratulates Senator Ubah

Business mogul and philanthropist, Dr. Obinna Uzoh, has congratulated Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, senator representing Anambra South, on his victory at the Supreme Court. Uzoh had gone to court challenging Ubah’s victory at the senatorial election. The Supreme Court affirmed that Ubah’s election was valid. In a statement he personally issued, Uzoh wished Senator Ubah well. He said: “With the Supreme ...

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APC Caretaker Committee To Visit Tinubu, Begs Members To Withdraw Suits

The Mai Mala Buni-led All Progressives Congress Caretaker Committee and Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee will before the end of this week visit the APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, The PUNCH has learnt. It was gathered that this was part of the decisions taken during the inaugural meeting of the committee held at the APC national secretariat in Abuja, ...

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APGA, APC, UPP Members Defect To PDP In Anambra

A Board of Trustees (BoT) member of United Peoples Party (UPP), in Anambra State, Ifeanyi Chukwurah, yesterday, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Chukwurah defected with about 2,000 members of the UPP, and other supporters from All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and All Progressives Congress (APC). While receiving PDP flag and party membership card from the Oyi Local Government Area ...

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Oshiomhole Was Just Playing Politics When He Said Bad Things About Me — Ize-Iyamu

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, talks to Sunday  Punch about his emergence at the party’s primary, allegations against him ahead of the forthcoming governorship election, and his chances against Governor Godwin Obaseki at the next poll Godwin Obaseki defeated you in 2016 to become Edo State Governor; now as governor, don’t you think ...

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Why We Lost Biafra War – Colonel Muoghalu (retd), Anambra Monarch

The traditional ruler of Isuofia community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Colonel Christopher Muoghalu (retd) has given an insight into why Nigeria’s problems are still persisting despite all efforts made by the Federal Government. The monarch, who was deputy defence adviser to the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, United States, from 1976 to 1978, experienced the pre- ...

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