A couple of days ago, there was a report that a Committee setup by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to look into the issue of zoning its chairmanship position, has unanimously agreed to zone the chairmanship position to the Southern region. It should be recalled that the party has a system which does not allow its chairman, and Presidential candidate to come from the same region.
How 4 South East Political Leaders Voted Against Igbo Presidency During PDP Zoning Committee Meeting
Photo Credit: Naira Land The chance of the Peoples Democratic Party zoning its presidential ticket in favour of the South East region appears to be very slim. And political leaders in the region may have themselves to blame for this outcome, due to the lack of unity in their camp.
It is no more news that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP will conduct her National Convention of the Party by October, 2021. It should be recalled that The Party had set up the Committee that will monitor how the Convention will be conducted across the Nation. However, Different Candidates from different factions in the Party have been showing interest to ensure that they come out victorious in the Forthcoming National Convention.
The condemnation of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP National Working Committee NWC by the Governor of Rivers state, Governor Wike should not be welcome by the PDP Leaders. It should be recalled that Governor Wike recently condemned the national working committee of the Party, saying the committee led by the National Chairman of the Party, Prince Uche Secondus cannot lead the Party to the Promise Land.
The senator representing Southern Borno at the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume has paid a visit to Nigerian Army Recruitment Centres from all over the state currently undergoing training at Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri Borno State capital. The visit was primarily to protect as well as encourage them to put in their best in the training exercises.
The goal by 2023 for political parties is to ensure they emerge victorious at the polls. Recall that 2023 is the year eligible Nigerians are expected to vote to elect the next president of the country, and also there will be gubernatorial and the house of assembly elections in most states of the country.
Senator George Akume, who is the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, had on Tuesday, cautioned the Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy (PACPM) to ensure that only genuinely repentant inmates are recommend to the president for state pardon. Photo credit: The Eagle News
Uzodimma Inaugurates Committee on Land Matters White Paper Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has inaugurated a Whitepaper Implementation Committee on Lands and Other Related Matters, charging members to recover all the assets gazetted in the Whitepaper as recommended. Photos Credit: Thisday Live Performing the ceremony at the Government House, Exco Chambers, Owerri, yesterday, the governor directed the Committee not only to recover as recommended by the Whitepaper all illegally acquired Imo assets but also recommend to the government how best to put into use the recovered assets.
The peoples Democratic party (PDP) Appointed Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State as Chairman of the National Convention Planning Committee. A statement released on Thursday by Governor Fintiri’s Press Secretary, Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, said the decision was reached earlier in the day at the 93rd National Executive Council meeting of the party in Abuja.
The present clamour for the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), His Excellency, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, to be relieved of his post as Acting National Chairman of the ruling party may be uncalled for; because the reason and the process that threw up the Committee that he heads was valid under the "Doctrine of Necessity", howbeit that the process is not provided for by our laws, but because nature abhors a vacuum, there are several necessities that provides necessities that are not captured by our laws, which are as important in every sequence of nature, to drive law and order; and advance a social process.
Photo: All Progressives Congress (APC), culled from the Nation According to a story reported by the PUNCH, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Dr. Salihu Alizaga was said to have been suspended by the Nasarawa Eggon Local Government chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a Steering Committee to oversee the process of operation of the newly signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). Photo credit: Vanguard This was made known by Femi Adesina, who is the Special Advicer to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, stated on Monday, that the steering Committee is under the leadership of Timipre Sylva, who is the minister of state, petroleum resources.
The Committee on Prison Reforms and Decongestion in Kano State, has freed Rahma Hussein who was convicted of killing her husband. The incident is reported to have happened in 2014 when Rahma who was 16 years by then stabbed her husband to death a day after their wedding.
The Miyetti Allah of Kautal core, a Fulani Socio-cultural association, urged the government to create Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries "as obtainable in many African countries". The association said this was in line with the recommendation of the Inter-ministerial Committee on Livestock Development in Nigeria 2015, the Report of the President Committee on Pastorialist and Insecurity 2014 and the National Livestock Transformation Programme.
The executive governor of Imo State, his excellency Senator Hope Uzodinma has inaugurated a committee with the aim of recovering all the land and properties owned illegally by individuals and the government. He made this know by himself in his tweet on his Facebook page. Following the inauguration of the Committee, he appointed Prof. Ukachukwu Awuzie to be the head of the Organization.
The Senate, Nigerian upper legislative chamber on Tuesday, rejected the selection of Lauretta Onochie as National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission. Chairman of the Committee, Kabiru Gaya, in his report, said Onochie didn't fulfill the provisions of the Federal Character Principles.
Chief Iyiola Oladokun, who was the former Oyo State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Ekiti State Chairman of the APC Ward Committee on Monday, during a press conference in Ado-Ekiti, said that the five-member panel was only created to listen to complaints that might rouse from the APC Ward Congress, which was held in Ekiti State on July 31.
Senate spokesman Ajibola Basiru in a statement on Sunday said the report that the Senate has ordered INEC to organise a referendum to help it decide if it will honour the clamour of Nigerians to create 20 more states is a gross mispresentation of what truly transpired. The Senate Spokesperson while admitting that the Senate have received multiple requests to create new states insisted that the Constitution Review Committee actually said that it was not in its place to order the creation of new states.
Indeed, it was a welcome development as one can imagine how much they spend monthly on Cable Tv subscriptions like DStv which is a Sub-Saharan African direct broadcast satellite service owned by MultiChoice. This will rekindle a lot of Nigerians smiles as the House of Representatives approves pay-as-you-go price reduction for Dstv and other cable TV subscribers.
The competition committee sanctioned Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman after his expulsion against Cadiz, barring him from two games. This suspension will mean Koeman won't be in the dugout when Barcelona face both Levante and Atletico Madrid. The Committee also rejected Barcelona's appeals for a second yellow card given to Frenkie de Jong and a yellow card recovered by captain Sergio Busquets.