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POLITICAL NEWS

Before the PDP BoT chair election

Chief Tony AnenihSince the November 30, 2012 meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), which was adjourned till January 8, 2013, for the purpose of picking a new chairman of the Board, I have read series of syndicated analyses in newspapers in which the writers, all of whom are curiously Igbo stock, had attempted to drag the reputations of all those who have been mentioned as candidates for the position in the mud. The only exception is former Senate President in the fifth Senate, Kenechukwu Nnamani, who is their kinsman and hero.

I remain a cpc member- Marwa

Ambassador Mohammed MarwaFormer governorship candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in Adamawa State, Ambassador Mohammed Marwa, in a chat with newsmen recently in Yola said, he has been under tremendous pressure to return to his former party the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), insisting that he was part and parcel of the military which 'owned' the party. CLEMENT EKONG was there.

Benue 2015: Akume’s lonely road to irrelevance

Senator George AkumeSenator George Akume, a former Governor of Benue State is fighting a battle for his political life. Deserted by his kingmakers within his Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN in the state, Akume might become the lonely voice in the wilderness in his bid to return to the senate in 2015.

INEC's deregistration Of 28 parties unsettles politicians

Thursday's quiet de-registration of 28 political parties at a go by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) appears to have unsettled the political class.

In Delte, Anioma strategies for State House - Group

Uduaghan, Ibori, IbruIRKED by the continued reference to the purported inability of the Anioma people in Delta State to close ranks ahead of 2015 governorship election, the Anioma Agenda for 2015 Governorship has declared the race as the inalienable right of the Delta North Senatorial District.

Benue LG polls, pointer to 2015

Governor Gabriel Suswam, Senator AkumeLAST November 24, 2012, the Benue State government held local government elections. For over two years, the local councils had been under care-taker committees.

Ogun 2015: War looms in Amosun’s quarters

Although the 2015 governorship election in Ogun State and Nigeria is still two years away, the heat is on in the Gateway state. The Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun is facing opposition from within and outside his government based on his style of governance. Add to the mix the quest of the Yewa people of Ogun West Senatorial District to have one of their own as the helmsman of the state, Amosun may already have his hands full.