Politics

Abuja Court Dissolves The Victor Umeh-led Executive Committee Of APGA

NAN A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Wednesday dissolved the executive committee of the Chief Victor Umeh-led faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance. Delivering judgment, Justice Abdul Kafarati upheld the chairmanship of Chief Maxi Okwu, who was elected on April 8, 2013. Kafarati declared that the tenure[Read More…]

PDP Plans To Stop NASS Leadership Change – APC

The Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed of the All Progressives Congress has described as “an act of desperation and an abuse of court process” the plan by the Peoples Democratic Party to use the judiciary to stop the impending leadership change. Following the defection of 37 members of[Read More…]

Embattled PDP Chairman, Bamanga Tukur Finally Steps Aside

Our sources at the Wadata Plaza, the National headquarters of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, confirm to us tha the eEmbattled National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has resigned. Tukur who was forced to resign yesterday, was said to have refused despite the vote of no confidence passed[Read More…]

Enugu Group Endorse Sullivan Chime For Ekweremadu’s Senate Seat

By Christopher Isiguzo The political atmosphere ahead of the 2015 general elections heightened in Enugu state Tuesday as a pressure group, Enugu Salvation Group (ESG) endorsed Governor Sullivan Chime for the Enugu West senatorial seat in the National Assembly. This is coming barely a week after kinsmen of the governor[Read More…]

Bello Masari Says APC Governors Are Party Leaders In Their States

By Muhammad Bello In reaction to the leadership tussle between some ex-PDP governors who defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) and others already in the party, the Deputy Chairman of the APC, Aminu Bello Masari has cleared the air on the issue, saying all the current 16 governors[Read More…]

PDP Chairman Bamanga Tukur Insists He Has Not Resigned

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has debunked the rumour making the rounds that he had resigned from his position. We had earlier reported that unconfirmed reports has it that the Chairman tendered his resignation earlier today to the party leadership and President Jonathan In[Read More…]

PDP Chairman, Bamanga Tukur Resigns

Unconfirmed reports say the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has tendered his resignation letter. The embattled National chairman submitted his resignation letter to the PDP and the Presidency, our source say. Tukur’s resignation is coming barely 24 hours after which he brushed aside a revolt[Read More…]

20 Aggrieved PDP Senators To Dump Party For APC, Resumption Date Postponed

The Clerk of the Senate, Mr. Benedict Efeturi, has issued a public notice directing senators to resume on January 21 against the earlier resumption date of January 14, citing the Eid – Maulud holiday and the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, as reasons. But report suggests the postponement would allow the[Read More…]

Embattled Tukur Dares Jonathan ‘Only The Nat’l Convention Can Remove Me’

By Henry Umoru The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, yesterday, brushed aside a revolt by the National Working Committee, NWC, members of the party and insisted that only the National Convention of the party can remove him from office. Tukur said that based on[Read More…]

Newly Elected LG Chairmen In Anambra Sworn-In

The Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi Monday Swears-in the newly elected Local Government Chairmen. Twenty of the twenty one Local Government Chairmen and their deputies have been sworn-in in Awka, the Anambra State Capitalfollowing a landslide victory in favor of All Progressives Grand Alliance over the weekend. The newly elected[Read More…]