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PDP Leadership Tussle: Supreme Court adjourns for judgment on a date to be announced later

The Supreme Court, on Monday, reserved its judgment on the appeal concerning the protracted Peoples Democratic Party leadership tussle between the National Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, and the sacked National Caretaker Committee of the party led by Ahmed Makarfi.   An apex court’s five-man bench, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday, ...

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Supreme Court strikes out Ali Modu Sheriff’s application, rules in favor of Ahmed Makarfi

The Supreme Court has struck out an application by Ali Modu Sheriff, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking the court not to hear the appeal of Ahmed Makarfi, national caretaker of the party.   Makarfi had a filed an appeal at the apex court to challenge the judgement of the Port Harcourt division of the appeal court ...

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My thoughts on the unlawful arrest and detention of Dr Ifeanyi Ubah by DSS

By ClemAguiyi | One of the greatest attributes of democracy is that it guarantees to the people the freedom of choice; the freedom to choose how they are governed and who governs them. This freedom presupposes that no one is victimized on the account of their political choice, hence democracy thrives on plurality. But here, our version of democracy is ...

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It is totally false! We don’t have anything to do with APDA says PDP National Caretaker Committee

National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has distanced itself from the yet-to-be registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA.   Spokesman of the committee, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, dismissed a report that the caretaker committee was floating the party as “option B,” following the lingering leadership crisis in the party.     Adeyeye told Daily Sun “It is totally ...

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Benue: 500 APC members defect to PDP ahead of June 3 LGA election

At least 500 supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), including some of the executive members of the party, both present and past, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ohimini local government area of Benue State, Leadership reports. The defection comes on the heels of the emergence of Arc. Eric Adokwu as PDP’s flag bearer in ...

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Anambra 2017: Youth Group Demands Andy Uba’s Arrest and Prosecution {A Must Read}

A Grassroots youth organization in Anambra State, Anambra Youth Movement (AYM), has called on the Police to immediately arrest and prosecute Mr. Andy Uba, for deceit, forgery, and perjury. The demand for the arrest and prosecution of Mr. UBA, who represents Anambra South Senatorial District in the Senate, was contained in a petition addressed to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP). ...

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The True reason why Governor Willie Obiano is succeeding in Anambra – APGA National Chairman

National Chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Victor Oye, has attributed Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State’s success in the three years of his administration to his commitment to implementing the parity’s manifesto. Oye expressed the view, in Awka, on Wednesday, on his assessment of the governor’s performance. The governor will mark three years, in office, on Friday. ...

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PDP is sunk and gone after Ahmadu Ali and I left it and Nigeria would not die like it– Former President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, died after he and the party’s former National Chairman, Ahmadu Ali, left it. He stated this in Abeokuta at a symposium titled ‘Purpose and Utilitarian Values of Presidential Libraries’, held as part of the programme for his 80th birthday celebration. Mr. Obasanjo, who was the former Chairman of ...

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After 8 days opposition politician Gbadamosi regains freedom from SSS detention

The State Security Service on Thursday released Babatunde Gbadamosi, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party who was arrested last week, his wife said. Sade Gbadamosi told journalists at 1:00 p.m. Thursday that her husband was set free this afternoon. “We bless God,” she said. Mr. Gbadamosi was arrested last Wednesday after he honoured an invitation from the SSS. He ...

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I will never contest against Buhari in 2019 nor support anyone who does – Tinubu

Former Lagos governor, Ahmed Tinubu, has ruled out the possibility of contesting against President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Mr. Buhari, who is on extended sick leave, has not said he will seek a second term. But Mr. Tinubu, a senior leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, and one of the party’s strongest backers, said he would never contest against ...

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