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Why we’re after Umeh, by Nwobu-Alor

Chief Sylvester Nwobu-Alor, a second Republic lawmaker in the old Anambra State, is currently the National Coordinator, APGA Stakeholders Forum. He is regarded and often alleged to be the unofficial spokesman of Governor Peter Obi on party matters. In this interview with some journalists in his office in Awka, Anambra State capital, he x-rays the crisis in APGA and proffers solution to end the impasse. TONY OKAFOR was there.

APGA: Can South-East CAN reconcile this party?

Since  December 15 2004, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has been embroiled in leadership crises that would have eclipsed any opposition party in our political firmament. On that day, the party's National Working Committee (NWC) met in Abuja and suspended the pioneer National Chairman, Chekwas Okorie over gross antipartyactivities regarding Peter Obi’s victory in the April 2003

Ondo Election: Revisiting ACN’s frustration

Of the statements made before the October 20 landmark election in Ondo State, perhaps the most profound and most memorable was Governor Olusegun Mimiko’s declaration that “one of my opponents trust in his principal; the other trusts in his god-father; but I trust in God the Father.’’.

Abia PDP: Chasing Kalu into irrelevance?

Leaders of the Abia State chapter of the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  last week, were in Wadata House, National Secretariat of PDP for one purpose- to stop a former Governor of the state, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, from re-admission into the party. The stalwarts, led by the Governor of the state, Chief Theodore Orji, said Kalu was a bad influence in the party. JOHNCHUKS ONUANYIM looks at the attempts made by the former governor and the hurdles against his re-admission.

Essence of Oni’s Supreme Court Appeal

Two self-motivated schools of thought have argued for and against the decision by former Governor of Ekiti State, Engineer Segun Oni, to head to the Supreme Court to challenge the verdict of the Court of Appeal in Ado Ekiti, which dismissed his petition against the October 15, 2010 judgment of the Court of Appeal in Ilorin, which sacked him from office.