A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno State, Dr. Pogu Bitrus, has indicated his interest to pilot the affairs of the party in the wake of the resignation of the former National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. Bitrus, who holds a PhD, had on many occasions delivered his local government area for the PDP in his home state in spite of the domineering force of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) now All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. As a former Director of International Negotiation and Capacity Building at the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Bitrus assured the party faithful that he has what it takes to navigate the PDP through the turbulent waters and achieving a united and all-inclusive party that would clinch victory at the next elections. The chairmanship aspirant, who is believed to have the backing of the presidency and some PDP stalwarts, is currently the Organising Secretary of the Middle Belt Forum. Sources close to the aspirant yesterday told THISDAY that President Goodluck Jonathan would need his assistance and pedigree to again bring on board the strong support enjoyed at the last 2011 elections from the northern minorities through his leadership.
As political parties are preparing frantically towards the Saturday bye-election into Ilaje/Ese Odo Federal Constituency in Ondo State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, called on the security agencies, particularly military personnel that may be deploy to maintain neutrality and professional ethics in discharging their duties. The chairman of the PDP Ondo State, Mr […]
The news of Dora's purported demise went viral this evening and I quickly got in touch with Dora's media aide, Chuks Umunna and this is what he sent to me not quite long Please disregard the rumour about Prof. Dora Akunyili's purported death. It's the same baseless rumour circulated every 2/3 days by some people […]
EXCLUSIVE: US Investigator exposes APC, proves Buhari’s ‘London’ Interview was previously recorded in Transcorp Hilton, Abuja (Analysis with Photo Evidence)
When it comes to Buhari’s health, seems things are much worse than previously thought After it was revealed on Friday that Buhari had snuck into the UK (enroute to the US) for medical reasons, APC panicked. We were told about two ‘secret’ events he allegedly attended, but he was missing from the one public event he was scheduled to […]