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November 23, 2017 10:40 AM Obanikoro reportedly decamping to APC

Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister of State for Defence and former Ambassador of Nigeria to Ghana, has revealed he will be officially defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, weekend, Sun reports. The report could not provide the reason for his planned defection, but the former minister has been seen lately 33

September 17, 2017 2:23 AM Ortom’s Second Term: To be or not to be?

In what appears to be a rehearsal of the 2019 governorship election in Benue, the state has, in the last few months, witnessed increasing behind-the-scenes activities and high powered consultations among political stakeholders. The race for who occupies the Benue People’s House, the seat of power, has taken off in earnest and the major gladiators are deploying 38

August 16, 2017 6:29 AM ‎Kano APC reacts to report of Kwankwaso’s ‘defection’ to PDP

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Kano State has described the reports of former governor of the State, Rabiu Kwankwaso decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as baseless. The Organising Secretary of the APC in Kano, Suraju Kwankwaso, spoke with Punch where he dismissed the story as baseless and unfounded. Suraju said that Senator Kwankwaso 22

June 8, 2017 7:08 PM APDA: I will never join new party – Iwuanyanwu

A founding member of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Emmanuel Chukwuemeka Iwuanyanwu has dismissed reports linking him to a newly formed political party known as Advance Peoples’ Democratic Alliance (APDA). According to him, PDP will bounce back and as such there was no need to dump the party for any other one. The statement reads: “I Chief Emmanuel 15

May 23, 2017 11:31 AM BREAKING: PDP kicks as another lawmaker defects to APC

A member of the House of Representatives from Adamawa State, Adamu Kamale, who represents Madagali/Michika federal constituency, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress. NAIJ.com gathered that his defection was announced in a letter read by the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, on the floor of the house on Tuesday May 23. NAIJ.com had previously 13

March 20, 2017 8:03 AM PDP crisis self-inflicted, party greater than Sheriff, Makarfi‎ – Governor Dickson

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Reconciliation Committee, Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has described the lingering crisis in the party as “self inflicted” and avoidable. This was even as he expressed hope that the party would soon swim pass troubled waters. Addressing Journalists on Sunday in Abuja, Dickson, who is the Governor 17

March 20, 2017 1:36 AM PDP Is Bigger Than Sheriff, Makarfi – Dickson |

The chairman of the reconciliation committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bayelsa State governor, Hon Seriake Dickson, has said the party is bigger than Senators Ali Modu Sheriff and Ahmed Makarfi. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja at the weekend, Governor Dickson said the only political solution to the party’s self-afflicted crisis is the exit of Sheriff-led 16

March 12, 2017 1:23 AM Sherrif/Makarfi Crisis: PDP Chieftain, former Senator Idah, others decamped to APC

KATSINA – Following the leadership crisis that had continued to rock the opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, a party chieftain and former Senator representing Katsina Central Constituency, Senator Ibrahim Idah on Saturday decamped to the ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC. Senator Idah who decamped along side with his ward PDP Chairman 16

March 5, 2017 11:15 AM Bad Governance In Nigeria: Who To Blame?

Arguably, Nigeria has the funniest electorate of any nation in the world. Come election season, the credibility of a candidate standing for elections to any office in the land is gauged on the basis of the size of his/her campaign war chest. Politicians running for elections go as far as renting crowds at campaign rallies, all in the bid of having a temporary 38

February 1, 2017 5:06 PM APGA has strong hold to win any election – Oye

Dr Victor Oye, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has said that the party has a strong hold on Anambra to win any election, thus stands unbeatable in Anambra state. He also said that no APGA member needs to leave it for another party before winning an election in Anambra. Oye, who spoke to newsmen in Awka on Wednesday 17