My VP candidacy about Ndigbo, Nigerians, not me, says Obi

My VP candidacy about Ndigbo, Nigerians, not me, says Obi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Friday played host to the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, describing him as an iconic son of Igboland, who has distinguished himself creditably in private and public dealings as a successful businessman and two-term former Governor of Anambra State. Governor Ugwuanyi, who described the PDP Vice Presidential Candidate as a formidable and trusted party man, warmly welcomed him and his entourage…

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2019 Election: Buhari reveals where his votes will come from

2019 Election: Buhari reveals where his votes will come from

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that pregnant women and ordinary Nigerians will vote him back to power in 2019 election. According to Buhari ”I am not hoping to get any vote from the “big men” because they don’t come out to vote during elections”. The President also said that he would perform better if given another opportunity. Buhari further stated that he had warned the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the security agencies to…

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2019 Election: Atiku attacks Buhari again, reveals what he will do to President

2019 Election: Atiku attacks Buhari again, reveals what he will do to President

The Peoples Democratic Party, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has stated that he will “retire” President Muhammadu Buhari back to Daura in 2019. Abubakar stated that Nigerians and not politicians would decide between a failed government and one with solutions. In a statement issued by his spokesperson, Paul Ibe, on Thursday night, the former Vice President insisted that he was “well-wired” to provide leadership for the country. NAN, quoted him as saying “This is a government…

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What Buhari said about 2019 election and Fayose during Fayemi’s swearing-in

What Buhari said about 2019 election and Fayose during Fayemi’s swearing-in

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his confidence in Kayode Fayemi’s ability to deliver democratic dividends in Ekiti State, following his swearing-in as Governor on Tuesday. Buhari, who was represented at the swearing-in event by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mustapha Boss, said Fayemi as a former member of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), had persistently been disturbing him about the development of the state. The president also slammed the Ayodele Fayose’s…

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2019: 180 Former South Eastern lawmakers take position on the choice of Obi as Atiku’s running mate

2019: 180 Former South Eastern lawmakers take position on the choice of Obi as Atiku’s running mate

A 180-member caucus of former National Assembly lawmakers from the South East region has insisted that the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, was the best choice as the running mate to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. A former member of the House of Representatives and spokesman of the caucus State, Ogbuefi Ozomgbachi, made the ex-lawmakers’ position known when he briefed newsmen in Abuja, on Tuesday. He also lauded…

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Can Atiku Abubakar defeat Muhammadu Buhari in 2019? – Dele Momodu

Can Atiku Abubakar defeat Muhammadu Buhari in 2019? – Dele Momodu

Read the piece by Dele Momodu below. Fellow Nigerians, interesting times are here again. And the ways of God are mysterious indeed. This time last week, no one was sure who would ultimately emerge as the quintessential leader of opposition for the general elections in our dear beloved country which comes up in February next year. There were about 12 assorted gladiators lined up and seeking the Presidential ticket of PDP, which truly needs to…

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South East leaders react to Atiku’s choice of Peter Obi as running mate

South East leaders react to Atiku’s choice of Peter Obi as running mate

Some leaders in the South East of Nigeria have reacted to the choice of Mr Peter Obi as the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Mr Ukpai Ukairo, PDP Legal Adviser, South East Zone speaking with the News agency of Nigeria, NAN, described the choice of Obi as perfect. Ukairo said Obi had one of the best track records of performance during his time as governor in Anambra, hence…

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Atiku/Obi: South East was never consulted – Umahi

Atiku/Obi: South East was never consulted – Umahi

The Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, has expressed shock over the choice of former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi as the running mate to the presidential candidate of PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubarkar without consulting with the leaders of the zone. Umahi said the earlier statement quoting him as congratulating Peter Obi was never with his knowledge and dissociated himself from the statement,…

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Ben Bruce, Dele Momodu, others congratulate Peter Obi on his emergence as Atiku’s running mate

Ben Bruce, Dele Momodu, others congratulate Peter Obi on his emergence as Atiku’s running mate

Senator Ben Bruce, Dele Momodu have joined several Nigerians to congratulate the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi on his emergence at Atiku Abubakar’s running mate for the 2019 Presidential elections. ‘Congratulations to DR PETER OBI on your selection as Vice Presidential candidate to THE WAZIRIN ADAMAWA ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR… Best of luck to both of you’ Dele Momodu tweeted shortly after the meeting. In the words of Ben Bruce, ‘Congrats my friend and brother, Mr. Peter Obi on your…

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2019:Atiku Abubakar picked Peter Obi as running mate

2019:Atiku Abubakar picked Peter Obi as running mate

Information reaching EasternReporter indicates that former Vice president and the presidential candidate for the 2019 Election under the peoples democratic party,  Atiku Abubakar has officially picked former Anambra state governor Peter Obi as running mate. The former governor was in a closed door meeting with the former vice president earlier this afternoon, the meeting lasted for over an hour according to reports. Peter Obi will be contesting alongside Atiku come 2019 as Vice President of Nigeria. ‘Congratulations…

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