Out in cold, UPP opts for alliances
The United Progressives Party (UPP) appears to be at crossroads. The party, which was formed in 2013 by founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has not discovered its rhythm, more than four years after it made a bold entry into the country’s political space.
UPP resolves not to field presidential candidate
The United Progressive Party (UPP), yesterday, approved the exemption of the payment of nomination fees by Nigerian youths, women and physically challenged aspirants for the 2019 general elections.
‘No merger applications by political parties yet’
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that there is no merger application by political parties yet.
El-Rufai panel report a hoax, Nigerians insist
Prominent Nigerians across diverse platforms are united in their submission that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is at its wits’ end and so is using the report of the Nasir el-Rufai...
Pre-primary election crisis as UPP’s albatross in Anambra governorship election
In its preparation for the November 18 governorship poll in Anambra State and ahead of tomorrow’s primary election to pick a candidate for the contest, the United Progressives Party...
APGA: Litigation is your name, suspense your fate
In a recent television programme, Umeh, whom APGA faithful refer to as Obata Osu (dissembler), made strenuous efforts to dismiss Oye’s removal as not in line with provisions of the party constitution.
Nigeria sitting on an edge, says Chekwas Okorie
Chief Chekwas Okorie, says Nigeria is sitting on an edge. The presidential candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) for the 2015 general elections was reacting to yesterday’s killing of 47 worshippers at St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra State.
UPP set to spring surprises in Anambra guber poll
Not a few upsets and surprises have been recorded in the Nigerian political landscape since the return to democratic rule in 1999.One of the interesting twists however is that election in Nigeria is becoming more unpredictable as its democracy matures.
Anambra 2017: Silent schemes of godfathers
Going by the timeline spelt out by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), commencement of campaigns by political parties would begin on August 18, 2017.