PDM suspends 3 national executive members for alleged anti-party activities, fraud

The Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) has suspended three of its national executive members for alleged anti-party activities and forging of party documents. The officials are former National Secretary, Mr Gwada Abubarkar, the National Financial Secretary, Mr Habu Aminchin, who was the Presidential flag-bearer of the party and the National Youth leader, Mr Eke Ken. Briefing newsmen in Abuja on Friday after its extraordinary NEC meeting, the Chairman of the party, Chief Frank Igwebuike said there was no faction in the party, adding that the party remained united. Igwebuike said that…

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Kogi 2019: Buhari save APC from crisis and defeat

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello By Gabriel  B. Agbonika On May 27, 2019, Mr George Oyedepo wrote a passionate and touching article in ThisDay newspaper in which he called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to choose between Kogi State people and Governor Yahaya Bello for the November 16, 2019 State gubernatorial election. The call, he said, has become necessary because many Nigerians now believed strongly that President Buhari seems to be supporting Governor Yahaya Bello when majority of Kogi people were crying and begging the leadership of APC to save and rescue…

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PDP winning team storms Ogbaru, Odua, Onyema, others appreciate constituents for support

By Sunny A. David, Onitsha It is a mark of excellence to acknowledge and appreciate efforts made by others that enable one to grow especially when such a person have actually attained such advancements. So, for the winning PDP team in Ogbaru, it was a day to give thanks to God for his mercies and to their constituents, for their amazing support that guaranteed a hundred percent victory for the party in the area. Central School Field, Atani, venue for an inter-denominational service to mark the thanksgiving event was filled to…

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PDM withdraws petition against Bauchi Governor, Mohammad at tribunal

Governor Mohammed of Bauchi State By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi The People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) Bauchi State Chapter, has through it Counsel, withdrew its petitions filed at the State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal against the election of Governor Bala Mohammed. It could be recalled that PDM at the beginning of the Governorship election tribunal petitions in Bauchi challenged the election of Senator Mohammed for non-inclusion of their party logo in the balot paper of the governorship election that produced the PDP candidate as Governor of the state. The chairman of…

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Bauchi assembly: Opposition parties called on Natonal assembly to respect court order in interest of Justice

By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi Not fewer than 30 political parties in Bauchi State under the umbrella  of Coalition of Progressive Political Parties, (CPPP), have called on the House of Representatives to respect a state high court order restraining them from taking over the state house of assembly as earlier threatened. It would be recalled that the House of Representatives sent a committee to the state to probe the inauguration of the assembly where only 11 out of 31 members participated and gave the state Governor Bala Mohammed one month…

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Kogi 2019: Pick Bello, loose election – Jibril

Former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jibril (rtd) By Gabriel B. Agbonika The former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Usman Jibril, officially joined the list of governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi state when he picked the party’s nomination form in Abuja on July 15, 2019. He told reporters at the party’s  headquarters in Abuja, after he had paid and collected the mandatory N25.5million nomination form, that he took the decision to contest the primary election of the party as a first step…

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PDP urges Senate to ensure only persons with clean records are cleared as ministers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday in Abuja urged the Senate to ensure that only persons with clean records were cleared as ministers. The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, also urged  the Senate to give credibility to its ministerial nominees’ screening. It said the Senate would be doing this by sending the names of the nominees to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This, Ologbondiyan said, would enable the lawmakers to confirm that the nominees were clean from allegations of corruption, abuse of…

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Bauchi assembly crisis assault on democratic principles–PRP

By Baba Shehu Oscu, Bauchi The Bauchi State chapter of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has described the recent election of the leadership of the state assembly allegedly manipulated by the Peoples Democratic Party ((PDP) led state government where 13 out of 31 members voted as a “rape and assault on democratic principles.” The state Chairman and Secretary of the party, Alhaji Shehu Barau Ningi and Comrade Muhammed Bello Ishaq, made the assertion while dissociating the party from a so-called coalition of political parties in the state who were sponsored to back…

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66,725 voters to participate in Plateau by-election – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 66,725 voters will be participating in the by-election into the Pengana Constituency of Bassa Local Government Area in Plateau House of Assembly. Mr Osaretin Imahiyereobo, Head, Voter Education and Publicity of the Commission in the state, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos on Saturday. The by-election scheduled for Aug. 3, was necessitated by the death of Mr Ezekiel Afon of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who died just after he was declared winner of the election in…

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APC expels North West National Vice Chairman, Inuwa Abdulkadir

Suspended National Vice Chairman, Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has upheld the expulsion of the party’s National Vice Chairman (North West), Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir over anti-party activities by the party organs in Sokoto State. The ruling party said this in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu in Abuja on Thursday. “The NWC of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has upheld the disciplinary actions of Magajin Gari “A” Ward, Sokoto North Local Government, and the…

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