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Anambra 2021: My administration will not discriminate against non indigenes — Ozigbo

Anambra 2021: My administration will not discriminate against non indigenes — Ozigbo

Mr Valentine Ozigbo, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra says his administration will not discriminate against non indigenes in the state. Ozigbo said this when a coalition of non Anambra indigenes living in the state adopted and endorsed his candidature in Awka According to him, I will give equal opportunity to...

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Anambra Guber: Soludo Under Fire Over Maduka, As Accord Chieftain Blows Hot

Anambra Guber: Soludo Under Fire Over Maduka, As Accord Chieftain Blows Hot

As the November 6 governorship election draws close in Anambra State, the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, has come under fierce criticisms over reports in the media that the Accord governorship candidate, Dr. Godwin Maduka and others are to step down for him. Reacting to the report, a chieftain...

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We don’t have democracy, people fear govt – Utomi

We don’t have democracy, people fear govt – Utomi

A political economist and former presidential candidate, Prof. Pat Utomi, has described the #EndSARS protests as an event marking the arrival of citizenship in Nigeria. He added that Nigeria did not have a democracy yet. Utomi spoke on Tuesday during the commemorative lecture and public presentation of a book edited by Chido Onumah titled, ‘Remaking Nigeria: Sixty...

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APC mulls consensus arrangement, Osinbajo, Tinubu to meet

APC mulls consensus arrangement, Osinbajo, Tinubu to meet

There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress may adopt consensus arrangement to pick its presidential candidate in 2023. Top chieftains of the APC, who confided in The PUNCH on Tuesday, said stalwarts of the party had started reaching out to members nursing presidential ambition on the need to close ranks. According to them, the party...

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Why I won’t withdraw lawsuit against PDP -Secondus

Why I won’t withdraw lawsuit against PDP -Secondus

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Uche Secondus, says he has no intention of withdrawing the case challenging his removal from court. Mr Ike Abonyi, his Media Adviser disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. Abonyi said that Secondus was in court to seek justice as well as save the party from...

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APC gov aspirant seeks Uba’s disqualification, demands N23m fee

APC gov aspirant seeks Uba’s disqualification, demands N23m fee

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, George Moghalu, has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to nullify the party’s primary election which produced Senator Andy Uba as its governorship candidate for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State. The plaintiff, a governorship aspirant of the APC, in a suit filed on Monday...

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Anambra polls: PDP chieftain expresses confidence in INEC

Anambra polls: PDP chieftain expresses confidence in INEC

A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State, Senator Anietie Okon, has expressed confidence that the Independent National Electoral Commission would not compromise the November 6 Anambra Governorship election. Okon said this in Uyo, while speaking with newsmen about the forthcoming elections. He said, “The Anambra election is coming up on November...

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PDP secretary: Obi, Udenwa, Ihedioha reject Anyanwu’s candidacy

PDP secretary: Obi, Udenwa, Ihedioha reject Anyanwu’s candidacy

Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South East on Sunday rejected what they called the imposition of Senator Sam Anyanwu as the zonal consensus candidate for the position of National Secretary. Party leaders who have voiced their rejection of the candidate include former Governors of Anambra State and Imo states, Peter Obi, Chief...