Why Igbos may dump Atiku for Buhari as president-Group

By Emmanuel Udom (with agency report) Awka One-on-One Nigeria, a socio-political group, has said that it will work for the re-election bid of Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian president during the 2019 general elections. The group told journalists in Awka that a lot of positive strides had been recorded under the Buhari-led administration. Chido Obidiegwu, national coordinator of the group said, while beating his chest, that there had been massive upgrade of physical infrastructure across the country, especially in the South-East, under the present administration. Obidiegwu expressed optimism that a second term…

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APC governorship primaries: Etta is trying to use back door to place seal on his illegalities- Ekpenyong, Usani campaign organization director-general

By Ita Akpan Calabar The Director-General, Usani Campaign Organization,, Pastor Ekpenyong has reacted to the statement made by the National Vice Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, APC South-South, Ntufam Hillard Etta. Usani said “Etta is trying to use the back door to place a seal on the illegality he perpetuated during the primaries election conducted in the state. Ekpenyong explained what he described as the unwarranted statement by the National vice Chairman South-South, Ntufam Hillard Etta published by Daily Trust of Monday, December 10, 2018, that the Hon Minister…

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Oshiomhole meant well for our democracy in Nigeria – Abdulhakeem Ibrahim

By Mathew Aramunde A top notcher of the All Progressive Congress (APC),  based in Calgary, Canada, Abdulhakeem Ibrahim, has berated some party members who seems not to be too comfortable with the direct primary system as enunciated by Comrade Adam Oshiomhole the APC Chairman. In a press release made available to our correspondent, he said he is piqued at the event that followed the APC primaries that saw a lot of angst directed at the person of Oshiomhole His words “These angst and the political schism are proofs of the…

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Gov Okowa tasks ACPGA to maintain peace in their domains

 By Prosper Onome  Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has tasked President-Generals in Delta North to maintain peace in their various communities noting that they have the herculean task of ensuring that the people in their domain live in peace and tranquility so as to enable development to take place, Gov. Okowa stated this during the monthly meeting of the Anioma Communities President-General’s Association ACPGA, held in Kwale Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State. Represented by his Senior Political Adviser, Chief Festus Ochonogor said he is very happy…

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CRS: Igbos honours Ayade, declares support for his re-election in 2019

  By Ita Akpan Calabar Prior to the 2019 governorship elections, Igbos dwellers in Cross River State under the aegis of Ohanaeze Indigbo, recently, declared their total support for the state governor, Prof Ben Ayade’s in his re-election bid. The socio-cultural organization also conferred a prestigious award on Governor Ayade. Presenting the award at the Abraham Ordia Stadium, University of Calabar, venue of the 28th anniversary of Nna Ndigbo of Cross River, President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo in the state, Barr. Ugorji Nwabueze, stated that the honor was in recognition of…

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CRAN: How to advert, bloodbath, violence in 2019 general elections

 By Emmanuel Udom Lagos  Stakeholders in security on Thursday called for violence free election as the 2019 general elections approaches. They made the call during the 2018 Annual Award/Lecture Ceremony organised by the Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria CRAN themed: 2019 General Elections, The Security Challenges ahead. The guest speaker, Mr Dennis Amachree, CEO Zoom Lens Security identified several possible issues that could lead to election violence adding that the main cause is African leaders who have failed to recognize democracy. “The Nigerian people forget that democracy is a stranger…

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I am confidence I will win 2019 governorship election- Ayade

By Ita Akpan Calabar Governor of Cross River State, Sen. Prof. Benedict Ayade says he is confidence that he can win the 2019 governorship election in the state, judging by his current performances so far. Ayade gave this assurance on Wednesday at the governor’s office, executive chamber, Calabar, while briefing the Journalists on his performance as a governor for the past 3 years. ‘’Having employed over thousands of aids in his cabinet, employed over one thousand in the garment factory, provided jobs for the unemployed widows and youths,  provided a…

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Lagos South-South PDP forum vows to tackle Babajide Sanwo-Olu

  By Emmanuel Udom Members of the South-South forum of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Lagos, have vowed to mobilize eligible voters at the grassroots in various communities in the state to vote against Babajide Sanwo-Olu in the forthcoming governorship election. Prince Salisu Momoh, the immediate past chairman of the forum in Lagos disclosed this during an exclusive interview with our correspondent at the Lagos PDP secretariat in GRA, Ikeja. Momoh  said the forum has activated its networks across all the local government areas and council development areas to…

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Why Abubakar Atiku will floor Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 presidential election- Prince Emmanuel Ukpong

Last week, selected journalists from the print, electronic and online news media platforms spoke with PRINCE EMMANUEL UKPONG; National President, Ibom Youth Forum For Grassroots Development. Ourman, EMMANUEL UDOM, was part of the team for the interview, where he spoke on how PDP will floor APC in the forthcoming presidential election, the role of the grassroots in fixing Nigeria, among other topical issues.Excpet  What Is your opinion on the recent election of Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, as the presidential Candidate for 2019 election during PDP primaries I have the…

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Nigeria is presently passing through turbulence times under APC-Hon Essien Ayi

… Inaugurates his 2019 campaign planning committee By Ita Akpan Calabar A member representing Akpabuyo, Bakassi, Calabar South Federal Constituency in the House of Representative, Rt. Hon. Essien Ekpenyong Ayi has insistently said that what Nigeria is passing through today turbulence times under the APC-led led administration. Hon. Ayi made this comment while answering questions from Journalists in Calabar, opined that “Well, you do not need a soothsayer to tell you that all is not well with the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria. Hon Ayi put in plain words,…

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