Mass defection to PDP looms, say minority leaders
Meanwhile, former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, yesterday declared his interest to contest for the national chairmanship position of the PDP. He urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take measures to facilitate the country’s unity.
2019 Presidency: National convention as factor for PDP’s relevance
Fayose’s game plan is to ensure that Southwest zone did not produce the party national chairman in December convention, because Wike wants his strong ally and former national deputy chairman of the party, Uche Secondus to return as party chairman.
PDP speakers insist on constitution amendment
Gaul Lebo, who is the Speaker of the Cross Rivers State House of Assembly, said the positions were necessitated by the current agitations and the economic, political and social developments in the country.
Only PDP can provide impetus for Anambra’s development, says Obaze
We are a gifted people, very enterprising and we have the environment, which we need to leverage on to deliver the best dividends of democracy to our people as well as drive what goes on in the state, both industrially and economically.
PDP accuses Buhari of mortgaging country’s future in planned $5.5b loan
A statement by the PDP spokesman, Dayo Adeyeye, in Abuja, said it was shocking that the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to plunge the country into more debts.
ANN urges participatory democracy in Nigeria
It was the intervention of the apex court, which recognized Makarfi as the authentic leader of the PDP pending another national convention that stopped politicians, mainly of the PDP jumping ship to the ruling APC.
George declares interest to contest PDP chairmanship
Bode George made his intention known at a function yesterday at the City Hall, Lagos, amidst top members of the Southwest and representatives from all the six geo-political zones, as well as the lawmakers serving on the party’s platform.
Weekly political notes
Alison-Madueke has been in the UK, where she travelled shortly after leaving office in 2015. She is believed to have been barred from leaving the UK, where she is also being investigated for money laundering.