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David Umahi, Chris Uba mount pressure on Atiku Abubakar to drop Peter Obi

Barely 24 hours after former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, emerged as the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 polls, a clique in Igboland led by Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Chief Chris Uba has started mounting pressure on the party’s presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to drop him.

2019: Ike Ekweremadu, Sam Egwu, others emerge PDP senatorial candidates

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, as well as former governors Theodore Orji and Sam Egwu of Abia and Ebonyi states res yesterday emerged as the opposition Peoples Democratic Party senatorial candidates.

INEC chairman shuns court summons

Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday, failed to honour a court order directing him to appear in court or risk going to jail.
INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu

Judge orders INEC chairman to appear in court or go to prison

Justice Stephen Pam of a Federal High Court has ordered Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to appear before him to show cause why he should not be sent to prison for contempt of court.

Governor Obiano: Dim Ojukwu’ll be proud of Anambra voters

Going down memory lane, Obiano recalled the promise he made when he was sworn in four years ago saying, “I am happy that we have taken back our cities and communities from brutal armed robbers and kidnappers who once made our beloved state a dread to decent people and a taboo to investors.

Anambra guber: Chris Uba blames Peter Obi for PDP’s defeat

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Chris Uba, on Sunday, condemned what he called the perennial loss of elections in Anambra State by the PDP.

Anambra guber: Aspirants to boycott PDP primaries over imposition

There may be fresh trouble for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra state as candidates have indicated interest to boycott the primary election of the party or step down over candidate imposition.

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Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Group begs Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar on peaceful electioneering

A socio-political organisation, the Integrated Movement for Positive Change (IMPC) has appealed to Nigerians especially, the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to campaign peacefully.
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