Anambra PDP chairman annuls governorship congresses

The acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra State, Chukwudi Umeaba, has annulled the governorship ward congresses of the party in the state.  Umeaba, who was recently reinstated by an Abuja Federal High Court as the state acting caretaker committee chairman of the party, announced the annulment on Saturday at a press conference…

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The acting Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra State, Chukwudi Umeaba, has annulled the governorship ward congresses of the party in the state.  Umeaba, who was recently reinstated by an Abuja Federal High Court as the state acting caretaker committee chairman of the party, announced the annulment on Saturday at a press conference…
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Buhari, APC govs living dreams of Nigeria’s founding fathers – AbdulRazaq

Amid demonstrations on Saturday in some parts of the country over insecurity, poverty and other challenges as Nigerians marked Democracy Day, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, said the President, Major Gen Muhammadu Buahri (retd.), and governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are living up to the dreams of Nigeria’s founding fathers….

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Amid demonstrations on Saturday in some parts of the country over insecurity, poverty and other challenges as Nigerians marked Democracy Day, Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, said the President, Major Gen Muhammadu Buahri (retd.), and governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress are living up to the dreams of Nigeria’s founding fathers….
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Buhari: A dictator’s long journey to ‘reformed democrat’

As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day, JESUSEGUN ALAGBE writes that despite past assurances by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), that he had become a reformed democrat, his actions betray his words In February 2015 in a room full of diplomats, politicians, and business leaders at the Chatham House in London, Maj Gen Muhammadu Buhari…

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As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day, JESUSEGUN ALAGBE writes that despite past assurances by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), that he had become a reformed democrat, his actions betray his words In February 2015 in a room full of diplomats, politicians, and business leaders at the Chatham House in London, Maj Gen Muhammadu Buhari…
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FG’s bold grazing into southern govs’ territory

ALEXANDER OKERE examines the controversy surrounding the recent ban on open grazing across southern states by governors in the region Without doubt, the plethora of challenges threatening the peace and stability of the Nigerian state are not unknown to the citizens. However, towering among these problems is the rising level of insecurity across the country….

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ALEXANDER OKERE examines the controversy surrounding the recent ban on open grazing across southern states by governors in the region Without doubt, the plethora of challenges threatening the peace and stability of the Nigerian state are not unknown to the citizens. However, towering among these problems is the rising level of insecurity across the country….
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Why I made June 12 Democracy Day -Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said his decision to change the nation’s Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12 was not about the sacrifices of those who fought to enthrone democracy alone. Buhari stated this early Saturday in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians to mark the 2021 Democracy Day. He said apart…

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said his decision to change the nation’s Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12 was not about the sacrifices of those who fought to enthrone democracy alone. Buhari stated this early Saturday in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians to mark the 2021 Democracy Day. He said apart…
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Nigeria still in search of ‘democracy’ 22 years after

John Alechenu examines Nigeria’s democracy over the last 22 years since the military was haggled out of power after decades of repressive rule ended in 1999 For the self-styled military president, Gen Ibrahim Babangida (retd.) and his comrade in coup-plotting, the late General Sani Abacha, military rule was not an anomaly. Though they pretended to…

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John Alechenu examines Nigeria’s democracy over the last 22 years since the military was haggled out of power after decades of repressive rule ended in 1999 For the self-styled military president, Gen Ibrahim Babangida (retd.) and his comrade in coup-plotting, the late General Sani Abacha, military rule was not an anomaly. Though they pretended to…
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I believe in devolution of power, says Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said he believes in devolving power to the people.

He, however, said the contentious issue of restructuring, true federalism or devolution of powers remains a constitutional matter which can only be dealt with by the National Assembly.

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said he believes in devolving power to the people.
He, however, said the contentious issue of restructuring, true federalism or devolution of powers remains a constitutional matter which can only be dealt with by the National Assembly.
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NADECO flays assault on South, demands return to federalism

The National Democratic Coalition has demanded that Nigeria return to the practice of true federalism in order to bring to an end the myriad of problems currently bedeviling it. It also demanded that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), should stop “his sectional assault on the South.” This was contained in a communique issued…

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The National Democratic Coalition has demanded that Nigeria return to the practice of true federalism in order to bring to an end the myriad of problems currently bedeviling it. It also demanded that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), should stop “his sectional assault on the South.” This was contained in a communique issued…
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PDP orders fresh congress in Plateau

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has ordered a fresh election in the Plateau State chapter of the party after dissolving the state exco led by a former Commissioner, Chris Hassan. A member of the dissolved party exco and state Publicity Secretary, John Akans confirmed the development to The PUNCH in Jos…

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The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has ordered a fresh election in the Plateau State chapter of the party after dissolving the state exco led by a former Commissioner, Chris Hassan. A member of the dissolved party exco and state Publicity Secretary, John Akans confirmed the development to The PUNCH in Jos…
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Fresh crisis hits Benue APC, faction expel Akume’s loyalists

A fresh crisis has hit the Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress.
This followed a series of suspensions and counter suspension of members by factions of the party loyal to separate party leaders.

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A fresh crisis has hit the Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress.
This followed a series of suspensions and counter suspension of members by factions of the party loyal to separate party leaders.
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