The newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma, has claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, plot to initiate impeachment proceedings against him. Hope Uzodinma claimed that PDP was secretly planning to incite members of the state House of Assembly to initiate an impeachment process against him. The newly inaugurated governor raised the alarm in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser, Oguike Nwachukwu. ALSO READ: Uzodinma Suspends All Contracts Awarded By Ihedioha, Dissolves Parastatals The statement reads: “We know the game plan of the PDP because we are aware that they have been secretly inciting Imo State House of Assembly members to think of how to impeach the governor. So they are trying to rake up anything they can, even falsehood, to in
The Benue state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has criticised the All Progressives Congress (APC) over allegations of distracting purposeful leadership ahead of the awaited Supreme Court ruling. The apex court will this month rule of the suit by All Progress Congress (APC) candidate, Emmanuel Jime against Governor Samuel Ortom. Last November, Jime lost his suit at the Court of Appeal. ALSO READ: PDP Mocks Akpabio, Says He Withdrew To Avoid Another Defeat PDP State Publicity Secretary, Bemgba Iortyom, in a statement at the weekend, said APC was attempting to distract the purposeful leadership in the state. He said: “Benue PDP states with emphasis here that it has no need for any protest in Makurdi or anywhere regarding the matter of Jime’s legal challenge to Gov.
Imo State new Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has ordered the suspension of all contracts awarded before his resumption of office. According to Hope Uzodinma, this is in view of nefarious activities of “some government functionaries entering into contract agreements on behalf of the government without reference to the newly-sworn in governor.” ALSO READ: Ihedioha: Uzodimma’s Victory Has Unified APC In Imo – Uche Nwosu According to a press statement by T.U.C Nwokonkwo, the principal secretary to the governor, “particular note has been taken of some parastatals where the contract letters and agreements are being backdated. “Therefore Governor Hope Uzodinma has directed the suspension of all award of contracts in the state public service except with due authorisation from the office of the gov
Uzodimma's victory brings back Imo State APC together The former governorship candidate of Action Alliance during 2019 election in Imo State, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, has stated that the emergence of Senator Hope Uzodinma as new Imo Governor following the recent Supreme Court verdict that removed Hon. Emeka Ihedioha from the seat has unified APC in the state. Uche Nwosu, who recently returned to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), stated this while interacting with newsmen on Friday afternoon in Owerri, the Imo state capital. ALSO READ: Buhari’s Govt Reveal Plan To Make Fuel Cheaper, Reduce Price To N97 Per Liter This was made known in a press statement issued by Jones Onwusoanya, Director, Media and Publicity of Uche Nwosu’s 2019 campaign Organization. Uche Nwosu,
Rivers APC Crisis: Rivers APC Chieftain Mocks Senator Abe Describes Court Ruling as Conscientious and Thorough A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has described Wednesday’s court ruling against Senator Magnus Abe as conscientious and thorough. This is coming after the court on Wednesday dismissed Senator Magnus Abe's case. The court had on Wednesday dismissed the prayers of Magnus Abe, a former Rivers South-East Senator against the APC, and set aside the interim order which halted the ward, local government and state congresses of the Rivers APC earlier scheduled by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party. ALSO READ: Rivers: APC humiliating me despite my sacrifices – Senator Abe Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, who mad
On Thursdsay, All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos State Chapter Chairman, Tunde Balogun, stated that the defection of some Chieftain from the opposition parties (PDP) to the ruling party in the state is a measure of the growing confidence in APC. Balagun made the statement on Thursday in Ikeja while formally receiving defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition parties in the state into APC. From the information gathered, states that Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works, who had earlier in the year announced his exit from PDP, and his son, Moyosore, were among defectors formally received into APC. Others received include Mr Mutiu Okunola, a former Organising Secretary of Lagos PDP, Mr Tajudeen Agoro and Mr Rahman Salawe, both PDP chieftains Lago...
In the atmosphere of Buhari at 77, with excitement and happiness of heart President Buhari assured Nigerians free, fair and credible election in 2023. Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has told those interested in elective positions in 2023 to work hard as he will not allow anyone to use his name to canvass for votes. ALSO READ: 2023 Election: PDP Denies Zoning Presidential Ticket to Northeast President Buhari also assured Nigerians that he will superintend over free, fair and credible elections in 2023. The president gave the assurance on Tuesday when some of his aides and staff of the State House and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha presented to him a birthday card to commemorate his 77th birthday anniversary at the Presidential Villa, Abuj
On Monday, after during a solidarity visit by the Ogoni People at the Rivers State Government House, Governor, Nyesom Wike, declared that he has not promised any ethnic nationality in the state the position of governor. Wike said only God has the capacity to make any ethnic nationality governor of Rivers State. He spoke during a solidarity visit by the Ogoni Ethnic Nationality at the state’s Government House Port Harcourt. According to Governor Nyesome Wike: “Let nobody say that I have met with Ogoni Ethnic Nationality and I promised them Governor. I didn’t promise because I cannot give. “It is only God that will give the position of Governor. With proper arrangement, things can be done. Don’t say I made a promise, don’t rely on anyone, just work hard. As Nyesom Wike, I can only
The former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted over the rumors of him dumping the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). This report is coming after Fani-Kayode commended President Buhari for securing the release of Zainab Aliyu, an innocent Nigerian, who was detained by the Saudi Arabia authorities over alleged drug trafficking. The former presidential spokesman has been a strong critic of President Muhammadu Buhari and the federal government. In a statement released on Sunday which said the suggestion was not only false but also deeply insulting. “Those that are peddling this fake news should bury their heads in shame”, Fani-Kayode noted. “With what we have witnessed over the last 5 years I would rather die than join a filthy
On Friday, Godswill Akpabio, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, announced his withdrawal from Essien Udim Local Government Senatorial rerun election, base on this, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Akwa Ibom State chapter, mocked him saying that he took such decision out of fear of possible defeat. This is coming after the Court of Appeal, Calabar, in November, had ordered a rerun in only one local government area – Essien Udim – in the district. Akpabio had on Wednesday written to the National Chairman of his party, the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, expressing his resolve to withdraw from the rerun election, noting that he wouldn’t abandon a critical national assignment placed on him by President Muhammadu Buhari in pursuit of a rerun election. He urged the party
Still on the battle of Sowore and the DSS, A Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Advocacy for Advancement of Peace and Harmony in Africa Initiative (ADAPHAI) has reacted to the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, saying such desecration of an open court signals threat to Nigeria’s democracy. The group maintained that the political class, by this development showed that it has learnt nothing about tenets of democracy in the last two decades of civil administration, as it berated President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the incident. ADAPHAI, in a press statement signed by its National Coordinator, Comrade Sulaimon Suberu, on Monday added that Buhari and APC by their body languages see nothing wrong with such “democratic infraction “.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has labeled the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as a failed opposition party lost in delusions and engaged in fictions. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said the alleged “coup” against Nigeria’s democracy by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to turn Nigeria into a one-party state “will never fly,” in spite of orchestration of violence, killings and forceful seizure of electoral processes. PDP insisted that no amount of blackmail, innuendos, threats and direct attacks by the “APC will make it drop its people-based demands for electoral reforms that will return our country to the democratic practice that engenders respect to the rights of our citizens for a free, fair, clean, clear and credible elections.” In a statement by PDP’s spokesperson