Atiku Lands In US,to Hold Talks With US Officials

By Uche Mbah After 12 years,the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has landed in the United States of America today, 17TH January 2019. It took even his admirers by surprise. The ruling APC has made a lot of issues allegedly out of the fact that Atiku has not visited United States for a long time. Reason: A business deal gone awry. The deal involved Halliburton and bribery allegations, a case that allegedly also indicted the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari. Since he was selected…

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Ekweremadu Appointed Technical Adviser to Atiku Abubakar

By Uche Mbah The deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremmadu, has been appointed Technical Adviser to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar. He is to serve alongside Speaker of the HouseRepresentatives Yakubu Dogara, former Peoples democratic party, PDP Chairman Ahmed Makarfi, and and former governor of Jigawa state Sule Lamido. In addition, Lamido was named Chairman, Elders’ Council for the Campaign while Kawu Buraje was appointed Technical Adviser to the chairman Campaign Organisation, Bukola Saraki. Ekweremadu has in recent times been targets of accusations of anti party activities,…

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FG In Unprecedented Clampdown on Opposition, PDP Kicks

By Uche Mbah Recent events have given credence to the allegation that the Federal Government has perfected plans to cripple the opposition financially so that they will be cash strapped to fund the 2019 elections, according to opinions sampled by this Magazine within the last week. The Source has, in recent past, reported that the initial hiccups in the electioneering campaign was due to the apprehension that the government may use the instrument of coercion to cripple the Activities of the opposition, particularly the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Recent reports…

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APC Jittery Over PDP Sokoto Rally, Plans counter Strategies

By Uche Mbah Reports of the Political rally, organized by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP,  in Sokoto, appears to have unsettled the All Progressives Congress as reactions began to trail the Rally. Investigations indicate that the rally was devoid of personality attacks but more of issue based campaign. One of the dignitaries that appeared at the rally was former president Goodluck Jonathan from neighboring Chad, with which Sokoto has a boundary-thereby tacitly admitting the ruling party is weak in border control. But Shehu Sanni, the garrulous former APC senator, countered…

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Campaigns At Low Key, Sparks Fear of Inconclusive Election

By Uche Mbah By now, it is expected that the polity will be charged with electrifying campaign gatherings  public debates, but unfortunately, there has been lackluster activities in the political scene. True, the President was in Kano for political rally, but this was occasioned by the need to shore up confidence in the presidency after the barrage of criticisms President Buhari has faced due to the recent massacre of Nigerian soldiers by the Boko Haram terrorist group. After a barrage of criticisms, the President was forced to invite Security Chiefs…

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Atiku turbaned in Adamawa without South east Governors

By Uche Mbah Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was earlier this week turbaned as the Wazirin Adamawa, in Yola, Adamawa state. The occasion attracted the Creme de la Creme of the party hierarchy, but surprisingly, no South east governor was in Attendance. Prominent among the attendees were two former Presidents, Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, a former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; the Party Chairman Uche Secondus and some governors. The absence of South east  governors was not unexpected. Within the same period, the governors,…

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Breaking: Atiku to storm Enugu for Igbo retreat

By Uche Mbah All is now set for the Peoples Democratic Party presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to storm Enugu, the political Capital of the South east geopolitical zone on Wednesday  14th November 2018 as part of his tour of consultations of different parts of the country. His coming will coincide with the special Lectures being organized by Mgboko Igbo, a socio-political group that has been in the forefront of Igbo culture and tradition and contemporary Igbo affairs. Atiku is billed to be a special guest during the lecture series, with…

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Atiku’s Dubai Office Turns Into A Mecca Of Sorts

By Uche Mbah Prominent Nigerians are trooping to Atiku’s Dubai office for consultations and political jobbing with the hope of positioning themselves for the post-2019 presidental election appointments. Others are party leaders who are there on consultations on the modalities ogf the 2019 prsidential eletions.Many are using the opportunities of the lesser Hajj for political meetings also in Saudi Arabia. This magazine gathered that leading figures of the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have converted the office of Atiku into the new Mecca. Besides, aggrieved party, ethnic…

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Again, Governor Umahi Mis-speaks

By Comfort Obi If you have been following the news this past week, then you must be familiar with the comments of Dave Umahi, Governor of Ebonyi state. Umahi has been in the news, and considering that it is not often that he makes news, he must be celebrating. And, why is he in the news?  He is at pains over the selection of Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, as the running mate to the Presidential candidate of the PDP,  Atiku Abubarkar. No matter how much he tries,…

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2019: Atiku’s Endorsements Soars as South-east Leaders Kick

By Uche Mbah The soaring profile of the Atiku-Obi ticket is quietly unnerving the presidnency. In a panic measure, the Buhari Media Centre, BMC, have taken to smear campaign against Atiku-the same mistake that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, did in 2014 in the wake of the 2015 elections. It will be recalled that personality attacks rather than the showcasing of their achievements was one of the reasons that led to the PDP losing the 2015 presidential elections. The focus of the presidency is currently on the alleged corrupt profile…

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