PDP ripped off Southeast for 16 years, says Chekwas Okorie
National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie said Thursday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of misleading the Southeast into investing almost 100 percent of their political capital into the party in sixteen years without anything to show for their support. He said that within the long period of political servitude,…
UPP endorses Buhari as presidential candidate for 2019
The United Progressive Party (UPP) has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general election.
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.
Recurrent issues in APGA leadership conundrum
When the Supreme Court sits on July 13, 2018 to deliver judgment on the cyclical leadership squabble in the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), it would be the 4th time such...
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...
UPP berates ‘no election’ advocates, promises good leadership
The founder and national chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has criticised persons rejecting holding of an election in Anambra, describing the position as illogical and unfortunate.
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.