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Card Reader: Jega’s last card

Last week, Tuesday June 16-Friday June 19, 2015, the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in the 36 states of the federation including Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), converged at the Le Meridien Hotel, Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State for a retreat to enable them to reflect on the March 28 Presidential/National Assembly Elections as well as the April 11, 2015 Governorship/House of Assembly Elections with a view to identifying areas of conflict and to ventilate on how to improve on those vexed areas in subsequent elections.

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The ugly reasons I said bye to PDP — Senator Nwaogu

Senator Nkechi Justina Nwaogu, the immediate past senator that represented Abia Central District in this interview, speaks on the issues and contentions within the former ruling party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Senator Nwaogu’s political trajectory has been phenomenal. She started off from the All Peoples Party, APP where she served as national treasurer and subsequently won election on the platform of the party to the House of Representatives in 2003. She moved from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP while still a member of the House and used the PDP platform to overwhelm two senators in the 2007 election, Senators Chris Adighije and Bob Nwanunu

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APC: The unresolved issues

Some weeks before the recent presidential election, a former governor in the frontline of the campaign of the All Progressives Congress, APC reportedly went to the Lagos home of a national leader of the party and prostrated before him, begging him that they should not quarrel over some then emerging issues. The leader had acquiesced as both men resolved to paper over the issues between them and focus on the main target of forcing out their common enemy, that is, President Goodluck Jonathan out of office.Now, having successfully uprooted the vagaries of President Jonathan and his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP from power, those issues that were papered over have now been exposed as the new ruling party seeks albeit with much frustration to forge a common ground.

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Senate President: APC could not match Saraki’s political sagacity – Senator Ben Obi

SENATOR Ben Ndii Obi is the immediate past Presidential Adviser on Inter Party Affairs. Before then, he had held many political positions, including being the National Secretary of the defunct All Peoples Party, APP, vice presidential candidate and the senator for Anambra Central. In this interview, Obi speaks on Senate President Bukola Saraki and why there is need for the executive and the legislative arms of government to work together

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