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UPP expresses support for President Buhari’s Executive Order 6

The United Progressive Party and its leadership have expressed total support for President Muhammadu Buhari over the issue of the Executive Order No. 6, which is on the seizure of assets that are under investigation including those assets whose owners or claimants to their title are not able to satisfactorily prove their sources of legitimate acquisition.

Killings: Anarchy may soon take over Nigeria – Chekwas Okorie

The National Chairman, Unity Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has warned that anarchy may soon overtake Nigeria if the senseless killings of innocent citizens remain unchecked.

2023: President Buhari will handover to VP Osinbajo – Chekwas Okorie tells Igbos

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has reminded Ndigbo that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, never promised to hand over power to them in 2023.

Nigerian senators’ pay causes outrage

Angry Nigerians and stakeholders are calling for the immediate review of the jumbo and outrageous monthly take home of lawmakers, especially senators.

2019: Another four years of President Buhari will end Nigeria – UPP

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has said that the governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai is entitled to his opinion on President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection come 2019.

President Buhari is a big disappointment to Nigeria – Chekwas Okorie

Chekwas Okorie, national Chairman of the United Progressives Party, UPP, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as a big disappointment.

Ikemba Nnewi did not found APGA – Chekwas Okorie

The founding national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the current national chairman and founder of United Progressive Party (UPP) Chief Chekwas Okorie has clarified that the late Biafran leader and Ikemba Nnewi, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, joined APGA six months after the registration of the party and denied claims that Ojukwu was the founder of the party.

Anambra guber: UPP, APGA laud INEC for early deployment of election materials

The United Progressives Party (UPP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have commended the early deployment of sensitive and non sensitive materials by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from state headquarters to local governments.

President Buhari’s visit to south-east has given hope to Igbos – Chekwas Okorie

A former presidential candidate of the United Progressive Party (UPP) and elder statesman, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the south-east has given hope to the people.

Anambra guber: UPP’ll sack Governor Obiano from Govt House – Chekwas Okorie

National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has said that his relocation to Anambra State was to ensure that the party coasts home to victory come November 18 in the governorship election.

Anambra poll: ‘No election’ campaigners misguided – UPP’s Chekwas Okorie

Chief Chekwas Okorie, National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), has said that the call for ‘no election’ in Anambra and the South East is illogical and unfortunate.

Anambra election is UPP’s to lose – Chekwas Okorie

The national chairman of the UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has said that the Anambra state governorship election is for the UPP to lose saying that every factor on the ground is against APGA and other major parties in the contest.

What President Buhari discussed with Emeka Ojukwu in Daura in 2013 – Chekwas Okorie

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has disclosed what President Muhammadu Buhari and the late warlord, Odumegwu Ojukwu, discussed in Daura, Katsina State, in 2013.

President Buhari has divided Nigeria – Chekwas Okorie

The National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has claimed that the current administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari has succeeded in diving Nigeria.

Anambra guber: UPP aspirant Chidoka flags off campaign

The United Peoples Party (UPP), governorship aspirant in Anambra, Mr Osita Chidoka, flagged off his campaign today, at Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Biafra: Politicians not sponsoring IPOB – Okorie

The national chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP), Chief Chekwas Okorie, has described as reckless the statement credited to the federal government of Nigeria that some politicians were financing the activities of the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Anambra guber: Chidoka receives UPP’s flag

A former Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Chief Osita Chidoka, has promised to restore Anambra State to its pride of place.

Quit notice: UPP urges Buhari to diffuse tension in polity

The the deadline given to the South East by the Coalition of Arewa Youths to leave the 19 northern states before 1stOctober draws nearer, the United Progressive Party, UPP, yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take prompt action to diffuse the tension in the polity.

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Governor Ortom: APC demonizing me

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