NASS: Behind The Scene Details of Why Ekweremadu, PDP Fell

Ike Ekweremadu

By Uche Mbah Facts are gradually emerging on the last minute deals that that saw the Peoples Democratic Party in disarray during the inaugural election of the National Assembly. The all Progressives Congress, APC, swept both the upper and lower legislative chambers, with Ahmed Lawan, with Presidency support, emerging the Senate President and Femi Gbajabjamila taking over as Speaker of the house. The Preparation for the elections, as reported by this Magazine, saw the relocation of Bola Tinubu, whose 2023 presidential ambition is no longer hidden, to Abuja to monitor…

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NASS: PDP’s Ominous Silence Unsettles Presidency

National Assembly

By Uche Mbah Despite having the numbers to cause upsets at the coming National Assembly election of principal officers for the 9th assembly, the Peoples democratic Party, PDP has been conspiratorially silent on their position, fueling speculations that they may have an ace up their sleeves. In 2015, the PDP created an upset which, this Magazine was told, if they had wanted to take the senate Presidency they could have done so. But Senator David Mark, then immediate past senate president, declined at the last minute when it was agreed…

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Senate Presidency: PDP Torn Between Ndume/Ekweremadu and Lawan/ Ekweremadu Ticket

Ike Ekweremadu

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Less than 24 hours to the inauguration of the ninth National Assembly, several Senate and People’s Democratic party, PDP sources have informed this magazine that the two APC contenders for the Senate Presidency- Senators Ali Ndume and Ahmed Lawan have both acceded to the  Party’s (PDP) condition for support:The return of Senator Ike Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President. One of the sources described Senator Lawan’s boast of having been endorsed by 62 Senators as hogwash. “He is just engaging in a mind game.Senator Lawan is  just humouring…

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NASS Tussle: Tinubu Relocates To Abuja

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By Akinwale Kasali In a quest to impose Femi Gbajabiamila and Ahmed Lawan as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senate President in the 9th Assembly, All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has relocated to Abuja to further strategize and plot the imposition of his candidates on members of the House of Assembly. Since last week, Tinubu has shifted base from his Bourdillion abode in Lagos to the country’s seat of power, Abuja, in a bid to perfect his plan. However, his absence in Lagos,…

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