Convention Crisis: APC Moves Against Buhari ,His Re-election In Jeopardy

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu There are feelers that barring a last minute trade offs and appeasements by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC and President Muhammadu Buhari, the party will formally split in two at its national convention of the party slated for this Saturday, June 23, 2018 in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja with the President himself as the biggest casualty of the impending implosion. It has been learnt that a faction of the party that claim it represents the real APC will pronounce Buhari suspended from…

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How AGIS Defrauded a Diaspora Nigerian

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu An Imo state born United Kingdom-based Scientist, Bernard Muoneke is not a happy man. Muoneke who relocated to Britain nearly two decades ago is regretting his decision to heed federal government’s call few years ago on Diaspora Nigerians to think home. A native of Amagu, Oru east local government area of Imo state, Muoneke is one of Diaspora Nigerians who purchased land few years ago at the Pyakasa Diaspora village, Abuja in response to federal government’s plea for them to identify with their country and who are…

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Why Senator Hope Uzodinma’s Men Stole Electoral Materials

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Apart from bringing bad publicity to Senator Hope Uzodinma representing Imo West (Orlu Senatorial District) in the Nigerian Senate, Engineer Innocent Ikpamezie’s arrest has led to the unearthing of the untold story surrounding the Senator’s recent defection from his party to the ruling party. Essentially, having lost grip and structure of the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Imo state and faced with uncertain political future, The Source was informed that Senator Uzodinma’s defection to the All Progressives Congress, APC  was a function of promises made to him…

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Emerging Mega Party Seals Buhari’s Fate

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The African Democratic Congress, ADC as a party will after all not enjoy the fruit of endorsement by Nigeria’s former leader, Olusegun Obasanjo in the mould of massive movement to its fold by disechanted politicians from other parties, particularly APC and PDP. Far from being the new “beautiful bride” in the country’s party politics following its adoption by former President Obasanjo’s Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM), it has emerged that ADC, one of Nigeria’s fringe political parties will merely serve as a negotiating tool for the Obasanjo’s…

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Okorocha Dumps APC After Losing Party Structure

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Following last Saturday’s All Progressives Congress, APC’s coup-like ward congresses in Imo state which saw Governor Rochas Okorocha outsmarted by his former political allies in the party, the governor is now reportedly fighting three –pronged battles for political survival. Governor Okorocha rejected the outcome of the congress which stripped him bare, rendered him a king without kingdom leaving the APC structure in Imo in the hands of his opponents. Except the governor succeeds in getting President Muhammadu Buhari whom he had rushed to Daura to complain to…

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Okorocha Unleashes Terror On Imo Communities

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Imo state government under Governor Rochas Okorocha has allegedly concluded arrangements to resort to brute force to enforce the newly introduced #3,000 levy on every taxable person in every community in the state. However, communities in the state are girding their loins for a battle against the levy. Feelers from virtually all the over 500 autonomous communities in Imo indicate that the levy is not popular with the people and will therefore not be paid, threats of severe of sanctions for obstinate communities and their traditional rulers…

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Ayade’s Industrialization Drive Lifts Cross Rivers

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   When two Professors are Pilot and Co-Pilot respectively, and are at the helm of affairs in the cockpit, there must be a difference. This is true of Cross River state under the innovative leadership of Professor Ben Ayade and his Deputy, Professor Ivara Esu. The last three years of the Ayade administration has clearly defined him as a governor with a difference in terms of the tenor of his achievements in office: Ayade has now and again demonstrated his focus is industrialization of the state hence…

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2019: Atiku’s Formula Rattles Opponents

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is silently working underground to grab the Presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the chagrin and discomfort of some other presidential aspirants of the party and APC leadership. Atiku who rejoined the PDP last year after a sojourn in the All Progressives Congress, APC, early this year declared his ambition to replace President Muhammadu Buhari next year as President. His return to the PDP had aroused tremendous interest and passion within and outside the party with many predicting…

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Failed “ Coup” : Saraki Goes For the Jugulars of Plotters

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   After surviving a poorly scripted ‘coup’ attempt , Senate President, Bukola Saraki is weighing options as  to how best to  fortify his hold on the Nigerian Senate and fend off future moves to unseat him. One of such options is to adopt carrot and stick approach in dealing with his opponents. To this end, reshuffling of the Senate Committees is in the  offing. It has been gathered that some of the Senators who  plotted the failed ‘coup’ but now deeply remorseful over their action will likely…

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Tenure Elongation: Oyegun Digs In

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   The embattled All progressives Congress, APC may be headed for a protracted crisis.If  the schemes of loyalists  of the out-going national chairman in the National Working Committee, NWC  sail through, the coming national convention of the party will end up still born. Impeccable party sources revealed that Oyegun’s camp is putting measures in place to ensure that the convention is derailed. Part of  these measures include securing a court injunction from a pliant judge two days to the convention restraining the NWC and convention planning committee…

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