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PDP, threat to Nigeria’s future – Atiku, Amaechi

PDP, threat to Nigeria’s future – Atiku, Amaechi

BY OLUSOLA FABIYI AND CHUKWUDI AKASIKE Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State on Monday said that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party was a threat to the nation’s future. Atiku in a statement by his media office in Abuja said that those leading the PDP were “backers of the military.” Amaechi,

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Atiku dumps PDP for APC

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and joined the All Progressive Congress, APC. In a statement issued on Sunday and signed by by Alhaji Abubakar, he said his decision followed extensive consultative process political associates and supporters. His letter of resignation as a member of PDP

ACP’S Strange Bed Fellows Versus PDP’s House of Commotion

Dissenting voices and discordant tones have started manifesting in the House of the National Ruling Party, the PDP, which was formed by the G38 in 1998, shortly after General Abdulsalam Abubakar the then Head of State, had lifted political ban on political activities which were clamped down by his predecessor, the Late General Abacha, in

PDP Chairmanship: Why Bamanga Tukur Was Installed Against All Odds

By MOHAMMED ISMAIL The election of Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has distorted the equilibrium and political equation of his home state (Adamawa). Already, tongues have started wagging over the propriety of such an old man manning the touted largest party in Africa with its complexities, lack

Jonathan and 2015

By CHIDI AMUTA In this place, the only realm of activity that seems to be thriving is the political industry. It employs many either directly or collaterally. It empowers a few, converting a handful of thugs into instant millionaires while migrating millions of the so-called electorate into worsening poverty at a rate in inverse proportion

2015 in View: Political moves and Counter moves

By Obi Ebuka Onochie What is the main difference between a political machine and a political party? A party is organized for a purpose larger than its own survival. A political machine exists for its own sake, its primary; in a sense its only purpose is survival.-Daniel J. Boorstin, American Historian. In the wake of