APC Should Not Mimic PDP, Tinubu Replies Okorocha

APC Should Not Mimic PDP, Tinubu Replies Okorocha

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bola Tinubu, has clarified the misrepresentation in the statement attributed to him by Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha, saying he never underrated the importance of governors in the party’s nomination process. He further explained that what he said in that encounter with journalists in Akure “and still canvasses is that the APC should not mimic the PDP’s (Peoples Democratic Party) penchant for short-circuiting internal democracy…

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I Did Not Insult Yoruba’s Says Wike

I Did Not Insult Yoruba’s Says Wike

The controversy trailing a comment credited to a former deputy national chairman (South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one of the aspirants, who withdrew from the race citing insult to the Yoruba race by the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, Chief Olabode George, appeared to have been put to rest on Saturday, as the governor denied ever insulting the Yoruba. The governor, who spoke on sidelines of the national convention, maintained that he…

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5 Power Brokers To Watch Ahead Nigeria’s 2019 Election

5 Power Brokers To Watch Ahead Nigeria’s 2019 Election

As Nigeria begins to gear up for general elections in February 2019, Bloomberg covered five powerful political broker who appear to be key players in the country: Here are five power brokers to watch as Nigeria’s election season starts early: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari – a 74-year-old former military ruler, will start as one of the favorites if he seeks re-election after becoming the first opposition candidate to win power in Nigeria’s history in 2015. To win…

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There Is No Way Atiku Can Defeat President Buhari In 2019 – Tony Momoh

There Is No Way Atiku Can Defeat President Buhari In 2019 – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday said Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President cannot defeat President Muhammadu Buhari square up in the 2019 presidential election. Speaking in a chat with reporters, Momoh also said Atiku dumped the APC because he wanted to pursue his presidential ambition and not because of the reasons he stated in his letter announcing his exit from the party….

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2019 Politics: Saraki Speaks On Rumored Move To Dump APC For PDP

2019 Politics: Saraki Speaks On Rumored Move To Dump APC For PDP

President of the National Assembl, Bukola Saraki, has said that he will not dump the All Progressives Congress, APC. The Senate President spoke with Punch through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Tuesday. He pointed out that as a founding father of the APC, he would remain in the party. He said, “There is nothing like that and there is nothing to suggest that. Every member must come from somewhere. Are…

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OP-ED: Now That Atiku Has Gone Beyond The Last Bus Stop … By… Jerome M. Utomi

OP-ED: Now That Atiku Has Gone Beyond The Last Bus Stop … By… Jerome M. Utomi

That Atiku Abubarka has resigned his membership of the All Progressive Congress(APC) is no longer  news. The interesting aspect of this episode is that as speculated, he has finally reunited with his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). To Atiku and his teaming supporters scattered across the states of the federation, it is more of a homecoming as he explained that the issue that made him leave the PDP in 2013 has been resolved. With…

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PDP Clears Akwa Ibom Local Council Polls

PDP Clears Akwa Ibom Local Council Polls

The People’s Democratic Party has won the December 2, 2017 local government elections in all the 31 local government areas of Akwa Ibom State. The results showed that the PDP won the 31 seats for council chairmanship and 329 slots for councillorship. A statement signed by the chairman of Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission, Mr. Aniedi Ikoiwak, in Uyo on Sunday, showed that the LG election was conducted in line with relevant laws. “That…

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You Are A Sad Irony Of Your Father- Obiano Blasts Ojukwu Jr.

You Are A Sad Irony Of Your Father- Obiano Blasts Ojukwu Jr.

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has described Ojukwu Jr. as ‘a sad irony’ of his father, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. He said this while debunking a claim that he pestered Emeka Ojukwu to return to the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. Son of the Biafran warlord had on November 15, dumped APGA, a political party believed to have been founded by his late father, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a recent interview, Ojukwu…

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Nigerians Are Tired Of APC – Jerry Gana

Nigerians Are Tired Of APC  – Jerry Gana

Former Minister of Information and Culture, Prof Jerry Gana, has said that Nigerians are tired of APC and eager to have PDP back in power in 2019. The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, appealed to Nigerians to give the party a chance, adding that the party has learnt their lessons and ready to restore the hopes of Nigerians. He disclosed this while speaking at a consultative meeting between one of the aspirants of…

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Atiku Should Consider Being A Nollywood Movie Director Than A Politician – Presidency

Atiku Should Consider Being A Nollywood Movie Director Than A Politician – Presidency

President  Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie, has attacked former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for dumping the All Progressives Congress, APC, saying the ex-VP should better be a movie director than wasting his time in what she described as “testosterone-pumping” Nigerian politics. Onochie also said that Atiku is not a team player but rather ends up always playing ‘away’ politics after failing have total control at ‘home’ politics. Atiku had on Friday, 24th November, 2017, officially…

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