Tag Archives: PDP

The Battle for the Soul of 2015


By HANNATU MUSAWA One thousand and ninety days to go, the battle for the soul of 2015 has already begun! As we eat up the days in our march towards D-Day, I cannot say enough, within the limited space that I have to write this piece, about the total lack of seriousness of the opposition […]

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PDP Chairmanship: Why Bamanga Tukur Was Installed Against All Odds


By MOHAMMED ISMAIL The election of Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has distorted the equilibrium and political equation of his home state (Adamawa). Already, tongues have started wagging over the propriety of such an old man manning the touted largest party in Africa with its complexities, lack […]

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NSHA Kicks against Proposed Airport Project


    Revenue Derivation Formula/Constituency Project Divided the House The Nasarawa State House of Assembly was Monday turned into a rowdy house following an issue raised by Honorable Francis Orugu, member representing Keana constituency, the chairman House committee on public account, stated this while his committee presented the final report to the hallowed chamber. He lamented […]

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The Political Demystification of Abdullahi Adamu


By ROGERS EDOR OCHELA ”The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress”—Ngugi Wa Thiongo. Nasarawa State congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which held on Saturday March, 17th, 2012 at Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa may have come and gone, but its thunderous outcome is still reverberating across the length […]

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“Northern Govs are Insensitive to the Plight of the North” – AVM Rufa’i


In this interview with our Editor-In-Chief, Malam Tukur Mamu, and our acting Kaduna Bureau Chief, Musa Alhaji Muhammad, AVM Rufa’i, an associate of General Muhammadu Buhari (RTD), talks on the apparent neglect of agriculture, insecurity, economy and other interesting topical issues affecting the nation and the North. He has also talked on other sundry topical […]

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The fraud that secured Dakingari’s Second Term


How PDP’s Intrigues and Aliero’s Double Standard Consumed CPC’s Guber Chances The Deal that Compromised Gari Mallam’s Political Dream Why Gov Dakingari may betray his hitherto political godfather, Aliero again By MARYAM MUSA The intimidating political gathering in Kebbi penultimate week where President Goodluck Jonathan formally gave Sa’idu Nasamu Dakingari the PDP flag thus endorsing […]

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Africa’s ‘Most Organized’ Political Party


By FOLABI OGUNLEYE   A FEW WEEKS AGO, Nigerians were mostly minding their business, striving to keep ahead of the rat race of a competitive world when the president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, grabbed a microphone to tell his fellow citizens something he thought they should know.   According to the president, his party, the Peoples […]

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The Rumour Republic


By SONALA OLUMHENSE I did not know that President Goodluck Jonathan had such a robust sense of humour as to declare the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Nigeria’s only democratic party. The effort was met with a lot of derision by the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) soon after. Replying to the proposition through its Publicity […]

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