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Chekwas Okorie differs as Ohanaeze shows indifference to Senator Kalu’s emergence as Senate chief...

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex socio-cultural organisation of Ndigbo, has expressed indifference to the emergence of former Abia State governor, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, as the Senate Chief Whip, saying it amounts to nothing for Ndigbo.

Edozie Njoku: I’ll reposition APGA for 2023 elections

Edozie Njoku, a businessman and a frontline contender for the national chairmanship seat of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has said that he will reposition the party and introduce internal democracy to put the party in better position for the 2023 general elections.

UPP chief Chekwas Okorie urges President Buhari to address lopsided appointments in his second...

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to address the lopsided appointment when sworn in for a second term on May 29.

UPP warns Nigerians against enemies of democracy

Any political party that promotes the agenda of destabilising the leadership of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at this period of the countdown to the general elections is definitely an enemy of our democracy.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: We must end terrorism, open new chapter of hope in 2019

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said Nigeria must open a new chapter in its history to end terrorism in the North East and guarantee a peaceful territory that gives hope to all citizens.

Chekwas Okorie: PDP ripped off Southeast for 16 years

National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, said Thursday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of misleading the Southeast into investing almost 100 percent of their political capital into the party in sixteen years without anything to show for their support.

2019: UPP adopts Muhammadu Buhari as presidential candidate

The United Progressive Party (UPP) has formally endorsed the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, as its candidate for the 2019 general elections.

UPP: Muhammadu Buhari’s second term more reassuring than 8 years of Atiku Abubakar

The United Progressive Party (UPP) on Tuesday said that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) forced it to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari in forthcoming general elections.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari: Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar lacks substance

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.
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2019: Campaign officially starts nationwide tomorrow

Political parties will kick off campaign nationwide tomorrow for all elective positions in line with the time table of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 elections.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: Let anybody lead this country, not PDP

President Muhammadu Buhari has again faulted the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly mismanaging the nation’s resources.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-2

Muhammadu Buhari: Igbo leaders asked me to ignore Ohanaeze

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that many well-meaning Igbo leaders asked him to ignore the so-called endorsement by Ohanaeze Ndigbo of the PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar all chaff, no substance

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

2019: Chekwas Okorie’s UPP adopts Muhammadu Buhari

The United Progressive Party has said that it will adopt President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for the 2019 polls on Tuesday, next week.

2019: INEC closes submission of nomination forms for governorship, others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said it would not extend the deadline for the submission of nomination forms by political parties of their candidates for the governorship and State House of Assembly elections.

Ndigbo: Babatunde Fashola can’t decide our fate in 2023

Not minding the discordant tunes being played by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and scheming regarding which geopolitical zone would produce the president in 2023, mainstream Ndigbo appear unperturbed. They insist they would decide their fate.

David Umahi: I am a fighter of marginalisation of Ebonyi people

Ebonyi state governor, Dr David Umahi, has said he will continue to fight against marginalisation of his people from their sister States in the south-east.

Chekwas Okorie: Why Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban should be hailed

The National Chairman of the United Progressive Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has backed the travel ban on 50 high profile individuals in the country by the President Muhammadu Buhari government.

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