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PDP crisis: I’m the most senior member of this party today’- Says Sheriff, *Walks out on Jonathan

“I respect Dr. Jonathan. He is a former President but as of today, I’m the most senior member of this party. Therefore, if I respect him, the respect must be reciprocated. “You can’t call me for a meeting of PDP and say I cannot address the meeting as national chairman ...

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Supreme Court To Hear Suit Against Makarfi’s Appeal On May 4

The Supreme Court will on May 4, 2017 hear the objections filed against the hearing of an appeal brought before it by the Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The motion challenging the competence of Makarfi’s appeal was filed on behalf of the PDP ...

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Jonathan commend PDP Members over support for on-going peace talk

  Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has commended members and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for their unreserved support for on-going efforts towards resolving differences in the party. A statement issued on his behalf by his Media Adviser, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze, also said that ex-President Jonathan urged them ...

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Obiano to Okorocha: You behave like a motor park tout, when serious governors are talking, you should keep quiet

L-R: Gov. Rochas Okorocha and Gov. Willie Obiano Anambra       The supremacy battle between Governors Rochas Okorocha and Willie Obiano of Imo and Anambra states deepened on Wednesday. Obiano took Okorocha to the cleaners, describing him as a motor park tout with a questionable past who should not talk ...

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Fayose to Kashamu: You lack moral right to comment on who becomes Chairman PDP Governors’ Forum

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said that Senator Buruji Kashamu was not qualified to comment on who becomes the Chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum. According to statement by Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, on Sunday, Fayose said Kashamu should become a governor first before commenting on who ...

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GHANA’S VIRILE DEMOCRACY AND THE LESSONS FOR WEST AFRICA

By Paddy Ezeala     The presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana have been won and lost against the backdrop of the rising profile of the country’s democracy. Mr. Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been sworn in as the 5th President of Ghana since ...

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Clarification: President Gave no ‘Orders’ on Use of National ID Cards for 2019 Polls

Our attention has been drawn to some misleading newspaper reports today claiming that the President gave “orders” that national identity cards be used in the 2019 elections. For the avoidance of any doubt, the President has made no such order and the Vice President’s speech (delivered yesterday by the Deputy Chief ...

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APC to security agents: Help! Wike stockpiling arms for Rivers rerun

The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, alerted security agencies on reports of a massive arms build-up by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in the build up to the December 10 legislative re-run elections in the South-South state. A statement by the National Secretary, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, said ...

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Obasanjo Gives Condition to Support New Mega Party

  The formation of a new political party by aggrieved members of the PDP and the APC has suffered a challenge as they seek the support of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The proposed mega party by some aggrieved opposition politicians of major political parties in the country may already have ...

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