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VOTING: PERSON OR PARTY?

By Rev Fr Gerald Nwafor This north the first time we saw the northerners and their bow (Oburo tata ka anyi fubalu awusa na uta). The election of 2023 should be about individual persons, not political parties. There is no difference between APC and PDP. Many people in APC today were in PDP at a point and because they were ...

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Primary Election: Eze Emerges APGA Orumba North/South Fed Constituency Candidate

By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu Sir Engineer Eric Eze has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Orumba North and South Federal Constituency. Sir Eze who was declared the winner of the election in the Federal Constituency, expressed his elation at how the election was organized in the area. Sir Eze who said that election was a battle God ...

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Self-Styled Godfather of Anambra Politics, Uba, Oduah Win PDP Senate Tickets

By Ikeugonna Eleke Self-styled godfather of Anambra State politics, Chief Chris Uba, has emerged as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the Anambra South senatorial contest. Also, the senator representing Anambra South North Zone and former Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah, also won the party’s ticket to run for the Anambra North senatorial zone election. Uba and ...

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APGA’s Loss, YPP’s Gain, as Obiano’s Commissioner Defects

In what appears to be a blow of sorts to the ruling All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra State, the Immediate past Commissioner for Commerce in Anambra State, under Willie Obiano, and member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Uchenna Okafor, last Tuesday announced his defection to the Young Progressives Party (YPP). Okafor ...

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Anambra PDP Cries Out against Plot to Derail Obi’s Campaign

By Jude Atupulazi Aspirants under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, have called on the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party to expeditiously conduct the 3-man ad-hoc delegate election earlier scheduled to hold on 30th April but which failed to hold because of unavailability of original result sheets. Addressing journalists last Wednesday at the party secretariat, Awka, ...

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Group to Crowdfund Peter Obi’s Presidential Campaign for N6bn

By Ikeugonna Eleke A group, Peter Obi Support Network (POSN) says it has commenced action to raise the sum of N6 billion for the presidential bid of former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi. The group said the money, when sourced, would go into only two projects: hiring a private jet for Obi to tour the entire country with ...

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2023, Last Chance to Save Nigeria – Obi

By Jude Atupulazi Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, in furtherance of his dream of building a better Nigeria, has called on the Board of Trustees (BoT) members of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, as well as Nigerians, to see the 2023 Elections as a last opportunity to rescue the nation from further collapse and create a better future ...

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Umeh, Ekwunife to Clash Again for Anambra Central Senatorial Ticket

By Ikeugonna Eleke Senator Victor Umeh and Senator Uche Ekwunife set to renew rivalry Former national chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Senator Victor Umeh and the incumbent senator representing Anambra Central Zone, Senator Uche Ekwunife, will in 2023 lock horns in a Senatorial contest. This will be the third time Umeh and Ekwunife will be challenging each other ...

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I’m still in the Race, Ozigbo

By Jude Atupulazi, Uchay Amunike and Ifeoma Ezenyilimba The candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the Nov 6 guber election, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, says he’s still in the race to win. Ozigbo, who stated this at a press conference in Awka today, said as far as the votes left were greater than results declared, he still had chances ...

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PDP National Assembly Caucus Endorses Ozigbo

…Describes him as Revolutionary The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus in the National Assembly led by Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the Minority Leader of the 9th Senate and Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, the Minority Leader of the 9th House of Representatives, has endorsed the candidacy of Valentine Ozigbo, the PDP flag-bearer for the November 6 Anambra governorship election, writes Jude Atupulazi. In ...

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