Baraje PDP Faction Accuses Tukur of Disrespect for the Rule of Law, Wants Sealed Office Re-opened
The splinter Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Executive Committee chaired by Alhaji Kuwa Baraje has called on Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Abubakar to as a matter of urgency reopen its national secretariat which was sealed last week. The Baraje-led faction which identifies itself as the “new PDP” condemned in... Read more
By:  Keresifon Essien Any purposeful body, group, organisation or party of people must have certain laid down basic guiding principles that regulates or governs  its operations and ensures equity, justice and fair-play, which members must respect in totality as re-echoed at the just concluded 2013 National Congress of the... Read more
Baraje Faction of PDP Threatens Tukur with Jail
The PDP under the leadership of Alhaji Abubakar Baraje has said it has asked its lawyers to press a contempt charge against  Alhaji Bamanga Tukur for flouting the orders of a Lagos High Court which asked both sides to maintain the status quo pending the resolution of the case... Read more
Jonathan, 2015 and The Ominous Cost of Alleged Interference
By John Okiyi-Kalu One valuable discovery I made from participation in Facebook political discussions is that Nigerians define political loyalty in narrow and strict terms to mean “see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil” of the candidate of your choice. In a way I think it... Read more
APGA Screening Committee Disqualifies Soludo, Five Others from Anambra Guber Primaries
The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Screening Committee on Friday  disqualified the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo and five other governorship aspirants on the party’s platform for the November 16th Governorship elections in Anambra State.   According to a statement signed by... Read more
“Umeh mounted the saddle of APGA in a ‘military coup’ type conspiracy”, says Okwu
Protocols This event taking place right now today was preciously envisioned for Monday 15th July 2013 after the Court of Appeal would have delivered its judgment on the appeal lodged by our erstwhile National Chairman Chief Victor Umeh against the decision of the Enug…u High court in suit no... Read more
2015: monarchs adopts President Jonathan
Traditional rulers from the South-South and South East axis of the country met on Tuesday in Yenagoa and adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as their candidate ahead of the conduct of the 2015 General election. Expressing their readiness to mobilize support for President Jonathan at ensuring the actualization of his... Read more
Ahead of the 2015 Presidential elections, stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the South-South have thrown their weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan with a call on members to remain steadfast in their support for the party. The Chairman, PDP Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih and other... Read more
Mali’s interim leader says the country’s presidential vote will take place on July 28 after months of speculation about the date. On a visit to Belgium ahead of a donors’ conference for Mali, President Dioncounda Traore also said Tuesday that neither he nor any member of the transitional government... Read more
Nearly three dozen piglets were released and animal blood spilled Tuesday at an entrance to Kenya’s parliament as civil society activists protested what they called parliament’s greedy salary demands. Police fired tear gas and water cannons and swung their batons to disperse the protesters, who gathered in what was... Read more