Category Archives: Politics

Al-Makura Says; APC will sweep all elections in 2015

APCGov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State, on Tuesday expressed optimism that the umbrella party for opposition political parties, the All Progressive Congress (APC), will win the 2015 general election. Continue reading

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NGF Crisis: Jang Reconciliation Move Fails

NGF- Jonah JangSTRONG indications emerged yesterday that the reconciliation move by governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State to bring pro- Chibuike Amaechi to his camp may have failed.

At the well publicised meeting of Jonah Jang led faction of the faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, the statuesque was maintained as fifteen governors and one deputy governor in attendance. Continue reading

PDP State Chairmen Regrouped To Challenge Tukur

PDP -ChairmanFollowing the dissatisfaction of the current state of affairs in Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, pioneer state chairmen of the party are regrouping to challenge what they describe as the lack of cohesion and the dictatorial tendencies of the present leadership of the party under Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. Continue reading

Wamakko Tell PDP, Remove Bamanga Tukur He Is Incompetent

Gov. Wamakko-pdp chairmanGovernor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko returned to Sokoto from Netherlands on Wednesday with a call to remove Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as the national Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for incompetence. Continue reading

Buhari should just quit-Abubakar Usman

Muhammadu BuhariThe title of this article would come as a surprise to many, especially those who know me and how much I have supported the candidature of Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd) since the 2003 elections when he decided to join the race for the Presidency. But if they understand the saying that life is all about change, they will see sense why I have taken the position expressed in this piece.

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Northern leader will not campaign for Jonathan in 2015 – Andi

Goodluck Jonathan PDPFor eight years that the former governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima held sway, Alhaji Haliru Andi (Maina of Gusau) was the spokesperson of the governor and came to limelight during the introduction of Sharia by Yarima in the year 2000. He later served former Governor Mahmoud Aliyu Shinkafi as the Director-General, Media Affairs. In an encounter with SAMINU IBRAHIM, the former Special Adviser, who has remained some silence until recently, opens up on national and state issues, giving insight into why he jettisoned Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC); saying however that Dokubo Asari cannot intimidate the North over his recent outburst on Jonathan.

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Amaechi, Wamakko’s Suspension; Groups Warn PDP

pdp-Amaeechi-WamakoSome groups in the Niger Delta on Monday, warned that the persistent crises in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, if not checked, could trigger a dangerous implosion against the party ahead 2015 general elections.

The Concerned PDP Stakeholders, led by the Arepumo-owei of Kabowei Kingdom in Delta State; Coalition of Ijaw Continue reading