OP-ED: Between The Umbrella And The Broom … By … SOC Okenwa

OP-ED: Between The Umbrella And The Broom … By … SOC Okenwa

This weekend opens the Peoples Democratic Party’s national (elective) convention in Abuja. For weeks and months now following the victory of the Ahmed Markafi-led faction in the Supreme Court there has been high-wire politics and political intrigues trailing the convention. The stakes are as high as expectations for a new course to be charted by the foremost opposition party in the country. Positions are up for grabs including the National Chairmanship zoned to the south…

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APC Congratulate PDP New Chairman Uche Secondus

APC Congratulate PDP New Chairman Uche Secondus

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the newly elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus. This comes as a complete reversal of its earlier position on the election that brought Secondus to position of Chairman of PDP’s National Working Committee (NWC). Recall that the APC had claimed that reports of alleged rigging during Secondus’ election shows that PDP is rooted in corruption and cannot change.  However, in a statement Tuesday…

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Amaechi Reveals Why He Dumped PDP, Teamed Up With Buhari

Amaechi Reveals Why He Dumped PDP, Teamed Up With Buhari

Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed why he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Amaechi said his pursuit for change made him to dump the former ruling party forget APC. Speaking in Lagos, the former Rivers State Governor said he would have done otherwise by staying in PDP and fight for the change, but there was a need to cross over to APC because of his belief in President…

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Amaechi Reveals Why He Dumped PDP, Teamed Up With Buhari

Amaechi Reveals Why He Dumped PDP, Teamed Up With Buhari

Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi has revealed why he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Amaechi said his pursuit for change made him to dump the former ruling party for APC. Speaking in Lagos, the former Rivers State Governor said he would have done otherwise by staying in PDP and fight for the change, but there was a need to cross over to APC because of his belief in President…

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How Atiku Supported Saraki To Be Senate President – Dogara Reveals

How Atiku Supported Saraki To Be Senate President – Dogara Reveals

Speaker of the house of representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has revealed that former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar backed Bukola Saraki’s ambition to be Senate President in 2015. Saraki’s bid was met with serious opposition from the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), apparently including President Muhammadu Buhari. Dogara himself was not supported to be Speaker by the APC’s hierarchy, but he went on to defeat the favoured Femi Gbajabiamila in a tight contest. Atiku, Dogara and…

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PDP Convention: Jonathan Leads Reconciliation Team, Visits Suleiman, Others

PDP Convention: Jonathan Leads Reconciliation Team, Visits Suleiman, Others

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, in Abuja, began a move to reconcile aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, following the Saturday’s national convention. The move by the former President is to douse tension generated among members of the PDP over the outcome of the convention. Jonathan assembled a team of his loyalists, who according to Punch, would visit aggrieved aspirants with a view to appealling to them to forget about their grievances…

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PDP Convention: Wike, Secondus Visit Bode George

PDP Convention: Wike, Secondus Visit Bode George

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and the newly elected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, have visited a former Deputy National Chairman of the PDP, Chief Bode George. Wike and Secondus visited George at his Maitama home, Abuja, to seek his cooperation following the rancour that followed the national convention of the party. George, who was one of the chairmanship aspirants, had stepped down less than 24 hours to…

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Fani-Kayode Blasts Amaechi Over Comments On 2019 Elections

Fani-Kayode Blasts Amaechi Over Comments On 2019 Elections

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has fired back at ex-Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, over his comments on the 2019 elections. Amaechi stated this during a special thanksgiving at the Abundant Life Evangelical Mission (ALEM) in Port Harcourt, Sunday. He further urged Nigerians to rededicate themselves and restore their commitment to God ahead of the 2019 general elections. Fani-Kayode writing on his Twitter page Monday evening, unleashed a barrage of insults at the…

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PDP:‎ Ex-Speaker, Patricia Ette Attacks Secondus For Mentioning her Name During Victory Speech

PDP:‎ Ex-Speaker, Patricia Ette Attacks Secondus For Mentioning her Name During Victory Speech

A Ex Speaker of the house of Representatives, Patricia Ette has blasted the newly chosen general Chairman of the Peoples uncensored Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus for mentioning her nominate during his acceptance discourse on Sunday. Secondus began his address by recognizing several earlier following staff holders who were a long time ago members of the PDP. He had said, “Your Excellencies, The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR….

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Fani-Kayode Blasts Amaechi Over Comments On 2019 Elections

Fani-Kayode Blasts Amaechi Over Comments On 2019 Elections

Ex- Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has fired put money on at ex-Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi, over his annotations on the 2019 elections. Amaechi avowed this during a particular prayer at the profuse sparkle Evangelical Mission (ALEM) in harbor Harcourt, Sunday. He further urged Nigerians to rededicate themselves and restore their commitment to God ahead of the 2019 general elections. Fani-Kayode writing on his Twitter page Monday evening, unleashed a barrage of insults…

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