Weekly political notes
Speaking, while receiving a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship aspirant, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, in his Abuja residence on Wednesday, former President Goodluck Jonathan, said PDP will be in serious trouble, if it elects the wrong people as national chairman and spokesman at its forthcoming convention.
Witnesses testify how Raymond Dokpesi allegedly spent N2.1 billion from NSA
Two prosecution witnesses yesterday testified in the alleged N2.1 billion trial involving the founder of African Independent Television (AIT), Dr. Raymond Dokpesi.
PDP national chair: Odds against Lagos, Southwest
The saying that habits die hard seems to hold true for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in its bid to regain strength and stamina. Some discordant tunes issuing from within the party do not give hope that the party has learnt useful lessons from its defeat and trying times.
IBB endorses Dokpesi for PDP chairmanship
Former Military President Ibrahim Babangida on Thursday endorsed Chief Raymond Dokpesi for the position of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Race for national chair creates hurdle for Southwest PDP
The contest for the substantive national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may prove another sore point in the affairs of the troubled party.
How crises in leading parties expand political space with APDA
The political intrigues and machinations, which characterized the crisis, produced a scenario where every faction would want to produce the party’s candidate for every election especially the on-going local council exercises in some states.
New political platform, APDA, emerges in Abuja
A new political platform, Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), has emerged in Abuja yesterday.
Witness explains how Dokpesi got N2.1b from ONSA
A prosecution witness, Mrs Zainab Kokobili, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that Raymond Dokpesi, received N2.1billion from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). Kokobili, the third prosecution witness to testify in Dokpesi’s trial, confirmed that the money was paid on four different occasions from the ONSA. Dokpesi, Chairman of Daar…
Court strikes out Buhari’s law suit against AIT
The Federal High Court on Wednesday in Abuja struck out defamation suit filed by President Muhammadu Buhari against DAAR Communications, operators of the African Independent Television (AIT).
Mimiko, Al-Mustapha, Dokpesi harp on unity, equity, justice
Mimiko lamented the rise in xenophobia worldwide, referring to Brexit in Britain and the just concluded United States presidential election won by Donald Trump.