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Anambra PDP: Time to move forward

ASIDE the performance of Governor Peter Obi’s administration since he took office few years ago from Mr Chris Ngige, one disturbing feature in Anambra State today is the continual dust raised by members and non members of the State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Said to be the first chapter to be so formed after General Abdulsalami Abubakar lifted ban on political activities in 1998, several observers are at a loss at the determined effort of people, some prominent, some wealthy and other just serial trouble makers in creating confusion in the once virile chapter.

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Gradually, Nigeria moves towards one party state

WHEN Prince Vincent Ogbulafor, the chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP spoke two years ago about his party ruling this nation for the next sixty years, many had dismissed him as a clown basking in the euphoria of his party’s landslide victory in the 2007 general elections or as being mischievously unkind to the defeated parties but recent developments have shown that Ogbulafor might have spoken with the benefit of hindsight.

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Niger – Delta militants are ungodly people – Gov. Isa Yuguda

Since he assumed office as governor, his state has regularly engaged national attention. From mindless activities of religious fundamentalists to his celebrated marraige to one of President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua’s daughters, to his grand defection to the ruling People’s Democratic Party and the recent impeachment of his deputy, Bauchi and indeed Governor Isa Yuguda have always been in the news . In this interview he spoke on those he described as religious militants and Niger Delta militants whom he referred to as ungodly people. Excerpts:

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Akoko Edo rerun witnessed the highest level of thuggery in Edo history – Onolememen

A former minister of state for defence (2006 -7), Mr. Mike Oziegbe Onolememen, cannot hide his anger over the outcome of the Akoko Edo Constituency rerun election which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Action Congress (AC) candidate, Mr. Kabiru Adjoto, to have won, having scored 5,335 votes against the 3,741 votes polled by the PDP candidate Mr. Anslem Agbabi.

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