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24 Apr 2020
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and former National Chairman of the defunct United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, have called for a national emergency
21 Feb 2020
The United Progressive Party (UPP) has announced the collapse of its structures nationwide into the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following its recent deregistration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
8 Feb 2020
It came to us as a rude shock. But be that as it may, we are yet to get a formal letter from INEC to know what we did or what we did not do to fall under the hammer.
12 Jan 2020
My take on this matter is that we should not just expect that it should come to us as matter of right; we have to contest for it and that contest means...
1 Jun 2019
National Chairman of the United Progressive Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, in this interview with ONYEDIKA AGBEDO, urges President Muhammadu Buhari to convoke a national conference during his second term in office where the myriad of issues bedeviling the country will be thrashed. He also wants the President to keep to his pledge to run an…
17 Apr 2019
The battle to make political parties supreme in the country will persist, as the presidential system of government, which Nigeria has adopted, where the three arms of government are independent but derive their powers and authority from the constitution, does not support the concept as parliamentary system would. This puts the political parties in a…
21 Nov 2018
The United Progressive Party (UPP) has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari as its presidential candidate for the 2019 general election.
16 Nov 2018
The United Progressives Party (UPP) and a select group of South-east leaders Friday adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for the February 2019 general election. The leaders of the delegation, Emeka Ekwuosa and the National Chairman of the UPP, Chekwas Okorie, revealed this after meeting with Buhari in Abuja. "They (UPP) promised to mobilise…
4 Nov 2018
Uncertainty shrouded the reported death of Debe Ojukwu, first son of late Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, as no family member and associates, including his party, the United Progressives Party (UPP) were willing to confirm his demise yesterday Bianca Ojukwu, the widow of Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, also could not confirm the development, claiming…
9 Oct 2018
Representative of Oshodi/Isolo, Lagos Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Tony Nwulu, at the weekend emerged Imo State governorship standard bearer of the United Progressives Party (UPP).
12 Jun 2018
National Chairman of United Peoples Party (UPP) Chief Chekwas Okorie has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his declaration proclaiming June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day and bestowing the posthumous award of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on late Chief MKO Abiola. Speaking on the issue, Okorie said, “The proclamation and the awards to…
18 Nov 2017
The United Progressives Party (UPP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have commended the early deployment of sensitive and non-sensitive materials by the Independent National Electoral Commission...


33 mins ago
Accusing asylum seekers of "abusing the system" and urging the need to "take back control", the UK government is once again talking tough on immigration. But its latest pledge to reduce crossings from northern France in small boats comes with a blatant promise to defy international conventions. "It's not racist for anyone... to want to…
34 mins ago
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the 19 Northern States and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Government of using hunger and poverty as weapons against Nigerians, on the heels of conducting 2023 General elections. Northern leaders of CAN made the accusation against the Government, led by…
46 mins ago
Former Aviation Minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has withdrawn an attempted murder suit filed against his ex-wife, Ms Precious Chikwendu before the federal high court Abuja. At the sitting on Thursday, the Prosecution counsel, John Ijagbemi, announced to the court, Abuja shortly after the matter was called for the defendants to take a plea. "The matter…
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Army 33 Artillery Brigade, Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi has trained 450 personnel and civilians on emotional intelligence. This is contained in a statement by Lt. Sarah Barka of the Directorate of Army Public Relations (DAPR), made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Bauchi. She said that the training was part of the events organised…
1 hour ago
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has commended a police officer and indigene of the state, CSP Daniel Amah, for rejecting $200,000 bribe from armed robbery suspects. The governor’s commendation is contained in a statement issued by his Spokesperson, Dr Makut Macham, on Thursday in Jos. He saluted Amah for his resolve to adhere to the…