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Chekwas Okorie

4 Jun
Founding Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has emerged the party’s presidential candidate in a keenly contested election conducted by the Chief Edozie Njoku-led National Working Committee (NWC).
30 May
There are strong indications that the founding National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Chekwas Okorie, would return to the party on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, about eight years after he dumped the party.
7 May
Actually, there had been demand for the book for quite a long time, especially after I made a decision to discontinue further litigation on APGA leadership crisis. That decision was made in 2012;...
18 Apr
Founding chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Chekwas Okorie, has said the change in leadership of APGA at this point in time would not affect Chukwuma Soludo’s position as governor of Anambra State.
13 Dec 2021
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has disclosed that neither the APC nor the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will give its presidential slot to the South East in 2023, in spite of agitations for a president of Igbo extraction.
5 May 2021
What began as a rumour or idle talk – whispers of a putsch – yesterday gathered a life of its own as state actors kept giving life to the notion, which is turning and turning in the widening gyre.
12 Apr 2021
A CHIEFTAIN of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has warned his party against imposition of candidate in the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra State. National Chairman of the defunct United Progressives Party (UPP), who spoke yesterday at an event to present over 1000 members and the state party structure of…
11 Apr 2021
The National leader of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Dr Chekwas Okorie, has said the outcome of the November 6 Anambra State governorship elections will determine the realisation of Igbo president by Ndigbo in Nigeria.
9 Mar 2021
Some stakeholders have supported the move by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to create additional polling units in the country before the 2023 general elections, saying...
6 Feb 2021
A lot of Nigerians sighed with relief on Tuesday, January 26, when the Presidency announced the appointment of new service chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari.
4 Apr 2020
I will give kudos to both the Federal Government and some state governments that have come up with certain directives that will help them to check the spread, including states that have not recorded any index case but are making preparations in the event that the virus arrives their state.
16 Feb 2020
The implication is very clear. INEC has disrupted the democratic project unnecessarily. INEC has a duty under the law to register political parties. There is also the provision for deregistration of political parties, which is at INEC’s discretion.


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