Tag Archives: Peoples Democratic Party

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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Who Owns N14 Billion Ikeja Shopping Mall, Others, PDP Queries Tinubu


The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has alleged that former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu illegally acquired a N14 Billion Ikeja Shopping Mall. The PDP also alleged that Tinubu stole from the coffers of the Lagos State Government during his tenure and used same proceed to acquire Oriental Hotels, Renaissance Hotel, Agindingbi, First Nation Airline, […]

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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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EXCLUSIVE : Why Gov. Yakowa is Failing


It is becoming obvious that Kaduna State is doomed to fail under Governor Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa. Reasons: There are serious crises in the state’s key sectors of education, health, public utilities and security. In less than two years Gov Yakowa has received more than one hundred billion naira allocation from the Federation Account with nothing […]

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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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