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OPINION: How Wike And PDP Governors Took A Decision At A Night Meeting That May Affect Them Later

Many Nigerians were wondering how the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would hold its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting without having disagreements. Well, the meeting later held successfully. PDP Governors and other leaders of the party ratified the recommendation of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi led party zoning committee which proposed that the North and the South should swap positions.

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OPINION: How Wike And PDP Governors Took A Decision At A Night Meeting That May Affect Them Later

POLITICS

One Tactical Action Secondus Took After PDP NEC That May Later Affect Wike And Those Opposing Him

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP held its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting to ratify the zoning of party posts. Surprisingly, the meeting was peaceful and the party successfully ratified the recommendation of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi led zoning committee. The PDP leaders agreed that the North and South should swap posts ahead of the national convention scheduled to hold in October.

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One Tactical Action Secondus Took After PDP NEC That May Later Affect Wike And Those Opposing Him

POLITICS

Two Northerners Who Stand Higher Chances Of Becoming the Next PDP National Chairman

The contest for the national chairman of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may have been narrowed down to the race of two major contestants. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers It could be recalled that some prominent members and National Executive Committee (NEC) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have, unanimously, agreed to conduct the National Convention of the party which has been scheduled to hold between Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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Two Northerners Who Stand Higher Chances Of Becoming the Next PDP National Chairman

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Pressure Mounts On PDP To Throw Ticket Open; Soldiers, Youths Clash In Imo

2023 Presidency: Pressure mounts on PDP to throw ticket open The search for a new national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is far from nearing an end, following new developments in the last 48 hours. Until recently, Senator David Mark, former President of the Senate was on the driving seat as no less than six governors elected on the platform of the party championed his aspiration and reached out to prominent party leaders prior to the National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting which held on Thursday.

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Today's Headlines: Pressure Mounts On PDP To Throw Ticket Open; Soldiers, Youths Clash In Imo

POLITICS

How PDP Leadership Divided Over National Chairmanship

The aspiration for who will succeed the erstwhile national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, seem to have sharply divided the members of the party into two major groups. Photo Credit: The Nation It could be recalled that some prominent members and National Executive Committee (NEC) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have decided to conduct her National Convention which has been slated for Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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How PDP Leadership Divided Over National Chairmanship

POLITICS

Why Uche Secondus Is Optimistic Appeal Court'll Return Him As PDP Chairman & Cancel PDP Convention

The suspended National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus is optimistic that the Appeal Court will return him as PDP National Chairman and consequently void the National Convention of the PDP that is scheduled to take place on October 30 and 31st. Photo Credit: Vanguard According to Nation newspaper, Secondus has made it clear that he won't withdraw his case in court despite the pressure been mounted on him by some PDP stakeholders to do so.

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Why Uche Secondus Is Optimistic Appeal Court'll Return Him As PDP Chairman & Cancel PDP Convention

POLITICS

Why Tension Grips Northern PDP As Cabals Insist PDP Chairmanship Won't Be Zoned To North-Central

The race to produce the next national chairman of the PDP is getting interesting among Northern PDP cabals after the NEC meeting of the party in Abuja yesterday. The NEC yesterday ratified that decision of the zoning committee that the North should produce the national chairman of the PDP.

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Why Tension Grips Northern PDP As Cabals Insist PDP Chairmanship Won't Be Zoned To North-Central

RELIGION

How Religion Will Play A Key Role In The Selection Process Of The PDP National Chairman

The meeting of the national executive council (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party, the PDP has set in motion, activities that will lead to the zoning of the national executive offices and later, the zoning of the presidency. According to information from the party, the office of the national chairman has been zoned to the north.

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How Religion Will Play A Key Role In The Selection Process Of The PDP National Chairman

POLITICS

PDP Convention: Why electing new NWC members will not truncate the Secondus-led NWC- Okey Muo Aroh

Okey Muo Aroh. Credit: Facebook. Okey Muo Aroh, a PDP National Executive Council (NEC) member who is vying for the position of national secretary at the forthcoming national convention on the 30th of October has explained why the decision to go ahead with the convention to elect new National Working Committee (NWC) members will not pose any danger to the party, despite the fact that the tenure of former national chairman, Uche Secondus, has not elapsed.

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PDP Convention: Why electing new NWC members will not truncate the Secondus-led NWC- Okey Muo Aroh

JUSTICE

EndSARS: How Osinbajo-Led NEC Ensured Some Policemen Got Death Penalty And Agreed To Pay Victims N25B In Compensation

Many Nigerians can remember the event of October 20, 2020 which was the height of the EndSARS protest that took place last year. As Nigerians mark the anniversary of the event that led to many damages including loss of several lives, people are demanding for justice. They are calling for the government to do the needful including addressing the grievances raised by the protesters last year which many protesters are still demanding this year.

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EndSARS: How Osinbajo-Led NEC Ensured Some Policemen Got Death Penalty And Agreed To Pay Victims N25B In Compensation

POLITICS

2 Key Points Atiku Raised While Revealing How He Rejected Governors’ Plea To Stop OBJ’s 2nd Term

Former Vice President and PDP Presidential candidate in the 2019 General elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has made some revelations about what played out in the build-up to the second bid of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2023. Photo of Atiku and Obasanjo Image Credits || Punch Atiku who participated in the 94th NEC meeting on Thursday claimed to have rescinded state governors’ request to scuttle the second term bid of Obasanjo by running against him to be president.

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2 Key Points Atiku Raised While Revealing How He Rejected Governors’ Plea To Stop OBJ’s 2nd Term

POLITICS

Opinion: How Ayu's Adoption As Consensus PDP's Chair May Affect Saraki's Presidential Ambition

The Adoption of the former Senate President, Senator Iyorchia Ayu as Consensus National Chairman of the Party by the northern Leaders of the PDP, may affect the Presidential Ambition of the former Governor of Kwara State, Senator Bukola Saraki. It should be recalled that The Peoples Democratic Party PDP National Executive Council (NEC) resolved to zone the Position of National Chairman of the Party, to the North and made the Presidential ticket open to every Presidential Aspirants who might be interested to contest the Presidential race under the Platform of the Party.

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Opinion: How Ayu's Adoption As Consensus PDP's Chair May Affect Saraki's Presidential Ambition

POLITICS

1 reason Saraki may not support David Mark to emerge PDP National Chairman

There have been a lot of controversies within the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party over the position of the party's National Chairman. Photo credit: Vanguard Recall that the PDP National Executive Committee, NEC, in its meeting on Thursday adopted Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led committee report on zoning and zoned the position of the party's National Chairman to the northern region and throws the presidential ticket open.

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1 reason Saraki may not support David Mark to emerge PDP National Chairman

POLITICS

Opinion: NEC's Decision On Zoning Is A Threat To The Consolidation Of Democracy In Nigeria

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recently approved the recommendation of its committee to zone the position of National Chairman to the North. For me, I think the NEC decision is a contradiction and threat to the consolidation of democracy in Nigeria.

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Opinion: NEC's Decision On Zoning Is A Threat To The Consolidation Of Democracy In Nigeria

POLITICS

2023: See One Point Ortom Raised on Zoning While Boasting Of PDP Victory in The General Elections

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Saturday in Makurdi shared his thoughts on the zoning recommendation of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi's committee that was just ratified by the PDP National Executive Council, NEC. Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Image Credits || Vanguard The Governor who expressed optimism about the party's victory in the 2023 general elections said he is still consulting with God whether to contest for senatorial seat or not after the expiration of his tenure as a governor.

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2023: See One Point Ortom Raised on Zoning While Boasting Of PDP Victory in The General Elections

POLITICS

Iyorchia Ayu Emerges Consensus Candidate Of PDP Chairmanship

As the Peoples Democratic Party continue to prepare for its national convention, slated to hold this year, Former senate president Iyorchia Ayu has emerged as the northern consensus candidate. Daily Trust reports Dr Iyorchia Ayu, Photo Credit: Punch Mr Iyorchia Ayu's choice came after a long meeting held by the Northern caucus of the PDP in Abuja.

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Iyorchia Ayu Emerges Consensus Candidate Of PDP Chairmanship

SOCIETY

Osinbajo, Governors and Others Resolve To compensate Endsars Victims and Prosecute indicted officers

Photo credit : Opera News (Nigeria's vice President Prof.Yemi Osinbajo) Nigeria's Vice President - Prof.Yemi Osinbajo,state governors and federal government representatives making up the National economic council (NEC) have reached the decision that all indicted police officers by the Endsars panels set up in various states across the country will be prosecuted.

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Osinbajo, Governors and Others Resolve To compensate Endsars Victims and Prosecute indicted officers

POLITICS

#ENDSARS: FG, States to pay compensation to victims of protest

The National Economic Council (NEC) chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo through his Spokesperson, Laolu Akande, has directed the states government to pay compensation to the victims of Endsars protests that happened across the country after reports came in from the panels set up in different states across the country.

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#ENDSARS: FG, States to pay compensation to victims of protest

SOCIETY

Security Personnel Must Undergo Psychiatric, Drug Tests - NEC

The National Economic Council, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday called on law enforcement agencies to ensure that those recruited into arms-bearing agencies undergo psychiatric evaluations and drug tests before and after they are hired. NEC said the reviews would ensure that personnel are psychologically able to bear arms and identify behavioral tendencies that may require psychosocial interventions.

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Security Personnel Must Undergo Psychiatric, Drug Tests - NEC

JUSTICE

Nigerian govt warns against End SARS protests, lists actions that’ll be taken

The Federal Government through National Economic Council (NEC), has warned Nigerians against public protest, one year after the #EndSARS protests that rocked Nigeria, Newspremises reports. Rumors making the rounds have it that some citizens would mark one year of the protests against police brutality and corruption with more protests.

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Nigerian govt warns against End SARS protests, lists actions that’ll be taken