Bode George, Agbaje Scatter PDP, As They Expose Each Other

Bode George

By Gideon Njoku The chances of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, ever being in power in Lagos continues to wane every day. Aside from losing a number of its officers and other members to  the ruling party in the state, the APC, its two top chieftains, Chief Bode George and Jimi Agbaje are at each other’s throat, thus exposing the under-belly of the party. George was the Party’s former National Deputy Chairman, and Agbaje, its governorship candidate. Agbaje was George’s political godson. But no longer. He is, rather, better, derisively,…

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Again, Ihedioha Floors Sam Daddy Anyanwu

By Gideon Njoku The immediate past Senator, Owerri North, Sam Daddy Anyanwu, has, again, been floored by Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo state, in a suit he filed challenging the governor’s victory at the PDP Imo governorship primaries, and asking to be declared the winner. Anyanwu, a contestant at the governorship primaries, was roundly defeated by Ihedioha , but it was a defeat which has been difficult for the Senator to accept. All appeals to Anyanwu by PDP stakeholders to let go, fell on deaf ears. Alleging over-voting and thuggery,…

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Abaribe Becomes Minority Leader

By Uche Mbah Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has emerged as the Senate Minority leader of the Nineth senate, making him the highest ranking Igbo man in the Senate. He thus becomes the Igbo highest ranking elected Igbo man at the federal level. That position, up until now, had been occupied by Senator Ike Ekweremadu. He emerged at an ongoing peoples Democratic Party PDP meeting presided over by the  Party Chairman, Uche Secondus. Also returned were Senator Emmanuel Bwacha from Taraba South as Deputy Minority Leader, and Senator Philips Aduda (FCT) who…

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NASS: PDP Betrays Itself; Sells Out To APC, Disgraces Ekweremadu

National Assembly

By Gideon Njoku It was the D-Day at the Senate Chambers of the National Assembly, NASS. Senators-elect, after weeks of lobbying and horse-trading, were ready to elect two of their colleagues to the office of the Senate President, SP, and the Deputy Senate President, DSP. Millions of Nigerians stayed glued to thier television and radio sets. Expectations were high. The contestants, five for both positions, were all of the ruling party at the centre, APC,  except Ike Ekweremadu, the immediate past DSP, who was a suprise contestant to the position…

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Zamfara: INEC Finally Confirms PDP Governorship Candidate, Others Duly Elected

By Uche Mbah The Independent National Election Commission, INEC, after an emergency meeting on Friday, 24 May 2019, ratified all The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidates in Zamfara state. These include the Governorship and Deputy Governorship Candidates. This has put to rest fears that a constitutional crisis may ensue from the Supreme Court rulings. The Supreme Court has ruled that all votes cast for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the just concluded general elections were “wasted votes”, and therefore candidates of the party that came second should be declared…

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Supreme Court Sinks APC

Five days to the May 29 swearing in of President Muhammadu Buhari and newly elected governors across the country, the governor elect and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the last governorship election in Zamfara state, has been hit with a misfortune: Mukhtar Idris will not be sworn-in as governor of the state. The APC candidate is the preferred successor of out-going Governor Abdulaziz Yari. Idris is not the only politician in the ruling APC that has been hit with this tsunami of election losses, the election of…

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Ekiti: Fayose is Greedy, Selfish- Former Aide

Ayodele Fayose

Ayodele Oni, Ado Ekiti A chieftain of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP in Ekiti state, Lanre Ogunsuyi has described the immediate past governor of the state, Ayodele Fayose as selfish and greedy. He said this perception has dwarfed Fayose’s achievements as a governor. Ogunsuyi who served as a commissioner in Fayose’s administration said the action of the ex-helmsman has affected the fortunes of the party in the state. In a short interview with the magazine the party stalwart also said that the country cannot move forward except appointment of political…

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2023 Linked to Gov. Umahi’s Romance with APC

Davi Umahi

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Multiple sources are alleging that barring a last minute change of mind, Ebonyi state governor,  Dave Umahi, PDP, will soon be APC’s newest governor. This Magazine was informed that the governor has, allegedly,  wrapped up his defection plans to the ruling party. Governor Umahi, an Engineer, is credited with turning Abakaliki, the state capital, from a glorified town to a sprawling modern city. His supporters say Umahi has re- invented the state by saturating it with several signature infrastructural projects since assuming office four years ago. Speculations…

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Senate Presidency: PDP Weighs Options, Mulls a Senate President with APC Deputy

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu With about 46 Senators now in its kitty, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is weighing options as regard the next President of the Senate, the The Source has learnt. An impeccable party source lists the options as follows: Cash in on the division in the ranks of the All Progressives Congress, APC, fresh and returning Senators over the party’s choice for the top Senate position to spring a surprise by sponsoring a ranking PDP Senator for the position with an APC Deputy; align with Senator Ali Ndume…

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Senate Presidency: Internal wranglings Within APC May Give PDP An Advantage

By Uche Mbah The All Progressives Congress, APC’s insistence that the Senate President must come from their Party, and that it must have to be Ahmed Lawan has been generating some rancor within the party, with senators with eyes on the pie vowing to fight solo if the Adams Oshiomhole led party will not backtrack. Although efforts are ongoing to reconcile the warring parties, it may hamper the party’s chances if not diplomatically handled. It will be recalled that the APC has settled on Lawan, with the Party Chairman, Adams…

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