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Mu’azu Says Automatic Ticket is Undemocratic

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, has ruled out the possibility of handing automatic tickets to the party’s members in the House of Representatives. Mu’azu was reacting to a request by the House Leader, Hon. Mulikat Adeola-Akande, at a PDP caucus meeting with the lawmakers on Tuesday, where he described automatic ticket […]

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Atiku’s S’South Associates Split between APC and PDM

Associates and political leaders of former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the South-south geo-political zone were yesterday split between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM) as preferred platforms in place of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The leadership and stalwarts of the APC had following a courtesy visit to Atiku on […]

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Diaspora Voting Not Feasible in 2015, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said the much anticipated Diaspora voting would not feasible until the Electoral Act is amended. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said this at a three-day national stakeholders’ forum on electoral reform in Abuja. Jega, represented by INEC Commissioner, Election Party Monitoring, Hajiya Amina Zakari, said INEC […]

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2015: Chime, Ekweremadu Move to End Feud, Hold Secret Parley

Strong indications emerged wEDNESday that the lingering feud between Enugu State Governor, Sullivan Chime, and the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, may soon be over as the two leaders met behind closed door last week in Abuja to explore possibilities of working together ahead of the 2015 general election. The meeting which was reportedly convened […]

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Defection: APC Leaders Disown Kwara Lawmaker

Constituent members of Ilorin North-West state constituency in Kwara State have disowned their lawmaker representing the constituency in the state House of Assembly, Hon Fatai Salman. Salman was one of the state lawmakers that refused to follow other 22 members of the assembly to the All Progressive Congress(APC) during their recent defection to APC on […]

Interviews

Nzamah: Kaduna PDP is in a Mess

In this interview with John Shiklam, Mr. Mark Jacob Nzamah, a former National Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Kaduna State, speaks on the growing discontent in the state chapter of the PDP and the alleged marginalisation of Southern Kaduna people, among other issues. Excerpts: […]