Ashiru floors ex-governor, Shehu Sani, picks PDP governorship ticket

Former member, Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Isah Mohammed Ashiru, Thursday morning, defeated former Director-General National Emergency Management Agency, Hon. Mohammed Sani Sidi, to win the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial ticket for Kaduna state again. The Kaduna state PDP gubernatorial primary, which commenced Wednesday night after the accreditation of delegates, was concluded early Thursday morning at Ahmadu Bello Read More

Ohuabunwa blames lack of development on poor leadership

May 14, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

Presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has blamed systemic failure and poor leadership for Nigeria’s lack of development. Ohuabunwa in a interaction with journalists, regretted that quality leadership is lacking in every sector of the country. He noted that Nigeria as an oil producing nation is importing refined fuel, which he said has resulted in Read More

PDP and consensus presidential candidate

April 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

The 2023 presidential elections will present to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) a golden opportunity to wrestle power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). However, the greatest challenge facing the PDP is how to utilise this opportunity seamlessly by presenting a candidate that can secure for the party, sufficient votes throughout the country. As at today, all indices indicate Read More

Access to justice paramount to peace, devt – SDP presidential aspirant

March 30, 2022 Blueprint 0

A Social Democracy Party (SDP) Presidential aspirant, Prince Adewale Adebayo, has said that access to justice was paramount to peace and development of Nigeria. Adebayo who said this at a meeting with the delegates of the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) in Abuja on Tuesday, noted that the country needed help in ensuring that there was justice for Read More

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2023: Support group gives Tambuwal 30 days to declare for president

January 24, 2022 Mohammed Lawal 0

The North-East Amalgamated Association for Tambuwal 2023 on Sunday issued a 30-day notice to the Sokoto state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to declare interest on 2023 or they would seek legal action against him. President of the amalgamated association, Ayuba Karofi, announced the notice at a meeting with coordinators and other stakeholders of the association held at Reinsurance House, Bauchi. Read More

2023: Group urges ex-Bauchi gov Mu’azu to run for president

January 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

A coalition of youth under the aegis of North East Young Technocrats For Good Governance has urged a former governor of Bauchi state who’s also a former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmadu Adamu Mu’azu, to run for president in 2023. The group’s national coordinator, Dr. Mohammed Abdullahi, and its secretary- general, Mr. Solomon David, made the Read More

Breaking: Another ex-presidential candidate is dead

January 3, 2022 Editor 0

The presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention (NRC), during the 1993 presidential election, Alhaji Bashir Othman Tofa, has passed on. He was aged 74. According deceased relation, Tofa died in the early hours of Monday at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) after a protracted illness. Tofa died few months after Obadiah Mailafia, a former presidential candidate of the Read More

Ill-health no impediment to Tinubu’s presidential ambition – Kofa

January 2, 2022 Bashir Mohammed 0

The Director-General, Tinubu Support Group Management Council, Hon Abdulmumini Jibrin Kofa, has described the impression that Asiwaju Bola Ahamed Tinubu is not fit to run for president in 2023 on health ground, as preposterous and counterproductive. He is emphatic that nothing will stand as a clog on the wheel of the chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in seeking election Read More

Tension as PDP holds ‘consensus national convention’

October 29, 2021 ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU 0

…3, 600 to decide aspirants, party’s fates …Consensus candidates were imposed on us’ …We’re not forcing anybody to step down – Fintiri …Aftermath always not palatable – Analyst …We’ll come out united – Tambuwal As members and other critical stakeholders in the leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), converge on the Eagle Square Abuja to elect a new Read More

Breaking: Dele Momodu back to politics, joins PDP

October 29, 2021 Editor 0

Renowned Nigerian Journalist, Dele Momodu, has decided rejoin politics and that he’s teaming up Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Momodu, a former presidential candidate announced his move to the PDP in a statement, explaining that his decision was based on the need to contribute meaningfully to the development of the country. According to him, “I have Read More

2023: Should PDP zone presidency to South?

October 14, 2021 Sani Danaudi Mohammed 0

Chapter VI, Part I, Section 131 of the 1999 Constitution, as amended, states that a person may be qualified for election of the office of the president if he or she is a citizen of Nigeria by birth, and has attained the age of 35, and a member of a political party and is sponsored by that political party, has Read More

Searching for a suitable vepee candidate from the North

October 13, 2021 Salihu Isa Nataro 0

A consensus is steadily building among the progressive members of the political class who are fair, just, equitable and who continue to believe in one united and strong Nigeriain favour of Vice president YemiOsinbajo becoming the presidential candidate of the ruling APC in 2023 and he eventually becoming the president of the country itself. This is especially so among the Read More

2023: Group to mobilise 3m voters against Northern presidential candidate

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a group, Grassroot Alliance For Good Governance (GAFGG) has called on the two leading political parties in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pick their presidential candidates from the South. The group which said it is beating the drums of unification and togetherness to the hearing of Read More

Okechukwu commends Buhari over NNPC board

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended for putting together a broad-based Board for the newly created Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited. Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, who gave the commendation, yesterday, in Abuja, noted that the President Buhari demonstrated experience and institutional knowledge of the petroleum industry in appointing members of the board. Okechukwu specifically praised Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

South-south presidency best for Nigeria – Group

September 17, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

An advocacy group, South South Presidency 2023 (SSP23), has said the country would fare better if the presidency was returned to the South-south. In a communiqué made available to our reporter in Calabar, after a brainstorming meeting of delegates which held in Asaba, Delta state, SSP23 re-affirmed its stand on the emergence of a president of South-south extraction. It warned Read More

2023: Atiku most prepared, experienced to rescue Nigeria from APC – Group

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group under the aegis of Amalgamated Atiku Support Group (AASG) has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is the most adequately prepared and experienced politician in Nigeria to confront and rescue power from  the ruling All Progressives Congress  (APC) in 2023. The National Coordinator of the group, Mr. Oladimeji Fabiyi in a statement issued Friday, however condemned a Read More

2023: Don’t waste PDP’s ticket, group cautions Atiku

September 2, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been cautioned not to waste the People’s Democratic Party (PDP’s) ticket. The group under the aegis of PDP Action 2023 warned that, to give Atiku another chance as PDP presidential candidate, is to facilitate a clear defeat for the party at the presidential contest, admonishing the former vice-president Read More

Coronation: Atiku felicitates with Omoba Tshola Emiko, Olu of Warri designate, Itsekiris

August 20, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last general election, former vice president  Atiku Abubakar congratulates Omoba Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko, the Olu of Warri designate as he is coroneted on Saturday as the 21st Olu of Warri. Atiku in a statement by his media adviser, Paul Ibe said “the choice of Tshola Emiko to ascend the throne Read More

Afghanistan: A big lesson for Nigerian leaders

August 19, 2021 Zayyad I. Muhammad 0

Political and economic leaders were the first casualty of the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Disheartening videos and images of Afghan political leaders, billionaires, industrialists, technocrats, etc fleeing the country filled the internet, while on the other side, common people on the street cheered and welcomed the Taliban. This is an ominous signal to leaders of countries facing similar challenges as Read More

Secondus, Obi eulogize IBB @ 80

August 18, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus and the Vice Presidential candidate of the party in 2019 general elections, former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, Tuesday joined other admirers and associates of the former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi  Babangida, IBB, to eulogize him on his 80th birthday. Prince Secondus who led some members Read More

Buhari, Lawan, Atiku, others mourn as ex-DSP Mantu dies at 74

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Nasir Mantu, saying the deceased dedicated most of his life to the service of his people. A family source said Senator Mantu died in the early hours of Tuesday. Mantu’s personal secretary, Zaharaddeen Ibrahim, who is also a nephew to the deceased, confirmed the death. “He had Read More

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PDP crisis: Stakeholders berate Atiku for keeping mum

August 11, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Some stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have berated former Vice President and presidential candidate of the party in the 2019 general election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for keeping mum while his party was going through crisis. The party has been in crisis following the resignation of some national officers and call by some stakeholders for the national chairman to Read More