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Tension in Bauchi, Sokoto as Supreme Court decides Bala, Tambuwal fate

January 20, 2020 Editor 0

Ahead of the Supreme Court judgement on Bauchi, Sokoto, Kano and Benue governorship elections Monday, there is palpable tension in the affected states as politicians variously went divine to ensure their favourite candidates and parties emerge victorious. Judgements in the suits were rescheduled Tuesday by the apex court’s panel, which also declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Read More

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2019: PDP raises alarm over plot to clampdown Atiku, Obi, others

December 11, 2018 Editor 0

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has alerted Nigerians and the  Chairman of the Economic  and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu that the country could explode any moment if he continues in his alleged impunity. He said “the country is in a keg of a gunpowder at the moment as a result of Read More

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Kashamu heads 42-man Atiku campaign c’ttee in Ogun

November 29, 2018 Blueprint 0

Senator Buruji Kashamu, representing Ogun East, has been appointed the chairman of the 42-man Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State.   He is to be deputised by Bayo Dayo, the chairman of the party in the state, while Semiu Sodipo will serve as the secretary of the committee.   Kashamu-led PDP has Read More

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On the looters’ list

April 7, 2018 Blueprint 0

  Whenever the performance of the Muhammadu Buhari administration appears to be gaining sustained attention leading to murmuring within the rank and file of his supporters, a tale of humungous looting by opposition elements is usually spun and thrown into the public space to distract people from the core issues of governance failure. Like a fit of de javu, the Read More

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PDP’s apology not enough – Presidency

March 31, 2018 Blueprint 0

  The Presidency has advised Nigerians to be cautious of the “less-than-honest” apology offered by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party’s national chairman, Uche Secondus. Secondus had apologised on behalf of the PDP for all wrongs committed by the party while it ruled Nigeria for 16 years. The position of the Presidency on Friday reaffirmed an earlier reaction by the Minister Read More

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Splinter group: Can PDP survive renewed face-off?

December 23, 2017 Blueprint 0

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has just come out of a protracted leadership tussle, which seemingly ended when it held its national convention, where members of its National Working Committee(NWC) were elected. However, the convention kicked up a lot of dust instead of ushering an era of peace and stability. Last Tuesday, a new group which calls itself Fresh Peoples Democratic Read More

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New PDP leadership

December 16, 2017 Blueprint 0

  And so, Uche Secondus, despite the hue and cry about heavy monetisation of the process and alleged plan by governors under the influence of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state to hijack the party leadership, still ended up being the national chair of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). For a vast majority of PDP members, who crave a new Read More

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S/East PDP caucus endorses Secondus

December 9, 2017 Blueprint 0

South East caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) yesterday adopted Prince Uche Secondus as its candidate for chairmanship of the party in today’s National Convention of the opposition party. After a closed door meeting held at Chelsa Hotel , Abuja, PDP National Vice chairman, Austin Umahi told journalists that party leaders in the zone have decided to support Read More

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How we spent N11bn after Jonathan’s defeat —Secondus

November 25, 2017 Blueprint 0

Former acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has explained how the national executive shared the N11 billion that was realised from sale of nomination forms across the country, after President Goodluck Jonathan lost the 2015 election. Prince Secondus who is also eyeing the National Chairmanship of PDP, told select journalists, including SAMINU IBRAHIM, that he Read More