Nowadays, many Nollywood stars are involved in a variety of activities, including directing, producing an album, publishing a book, and dabbling into politics. While Nollywood may be a sector that positively portrays persons in front of the people of a country, it appears that politics is a different story.
Photo Credit: Vanguard The romance between the People’s Democratic Party and the South East has been a never-ending tale since 1999 when democracy was restored to Nigeria. The region has been consistent in voting PDP in every election cycle making it one of the strongest political bases for the former ruling party.
In spite of the series of defections of Governors and other top politicians from the party recently, the People's Democratic Party, PDP has continued to maintain its optimism of winning the 2023 general election. However, will the party be able to survive if the 2 most important governors currently leading the line in the rebuilding and repositioning of the party, defect to the All Progressive Congress, APC for whatever reasons before 2023?
Opinion: 2 Major Reasons Why APC‘s Adoption Of Consensus Candidate Format Is Not Good For Bola Tinubu
Photo Credit: Punch The race to the 2023 presidential election is gradually coming into shape. In recent times, the two major political parties are beginning to speak publicly about their strategies and how they intend to win the election and lay claim to the office of the President and other major public positions in the country.
The much-anticipated Anambra state governorship election will take place on November 6, 2021. Wilie Obiano, the incumbent governor of Anambra State and a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, or APGA, will pass over power to the election winner. Governors of Anambra state have always come from two political parties, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), since 1999.
On the 6th of November 2021, the much awaited Anambra state Governorship Election will take place. The current Anambra State Governor, Wilie Obiano from the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, will hand over power to the winner of the election. Image Credit: The Guardian.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the leader of senate minority caucus has predicted the party that will win the Anambra Governorship election. Senator Abaribe revealed this in a special interview with Babajide Otitoju, which was televised today in the program Journalist Hangout on TVC. In the interview, Senator Abaribe talked about the defections of the Governors of the People's Democratic Party to the All Progressive Congress.
Can The All Progressive Congress Truly Produce A Consensus Presidential Candidate For 2023 Election?
It is no longer news that the ruling All Progressive Congress has resolved to produce a consensus presidential candidate for the 2023 general election. (Photo Credit - Google) According to the National Secretary, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Sen. John James Akpanudoehede, APC will shock the main opposition party, the People's Democratic Party by bringing a consensus and an agreeable candidate that will fly the flag of the party come 2023.
The Igbo people have continued to demand 2023 presidency. They have been talking through the Ohaneze Ndigbo, which is the umbrella body for the Igbo people at home and in the diaspora. The people have asked for presidency and they actually deserve it because since1999 the people have not seen one of their members occupying the president's office.
Anambra weighs heavily on the minds of many, especially with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and the All People's Grand Alliance (APGA) party, there is is a strong urgency for them to bury their hatchets respectively and solve their internal party conflicts, because it's not helping the growth of the state.
As Ekiti 2022 gubernatorial election is fast approaching, some political gladiators have indicated interest in taking over the mantle of leadership from the outgoing Governor Kayode Fayemi. Notable among them are: 1. Engr. Segun Oni Olusegun Oni 66, also known as Segun Oni is a former governor of Ekiti State serving between may 29, 2007 and October 14, 2010.
Bearing in mind that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will be coming to an end in less than 2 years, and in its place, a new democratically elected President, the major opposition party, People's Democratic Party PDP, will be looking to return to power after losing to the ruling All Progressive Congress APC, in 2015 elections.
The Ruling All Progressive Congress, APC has reportedly slammed the opposition party, People's Democratic Party, PDP, for insinuating that , the incumbent President, Muhammad Buhari, is 'nursing third term agenda', According to Sahara Reporter's News. This was disclosed by the National Secretary , APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, (CECPC), Mr John Akpanudoehede in a statement issued on Tuesday.
According to a recent Punch news report, some members of the People's Democratic Party, PDP in Katsina state have declared that the North central geopolitical zone of the country should produce the next president in 2023. This is coming at the back of the ever growing demand for Igbo presidency in 2023 by the Southeast region.
The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Joe Igbokwe, has taken to his official Facebook page to tackle the PDP over the statement they made days ago. According to the Daily Post Newspapers, the People's Democratic Party wants the 2023 general election to be carried out electronically.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has said that President Buhari will leave after his tenure in 2023. The National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Akpan Udoedehe, said this when he was reacting to the allegation of “self-succession” plan is being twisted which was credited to the opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Popular Nigerian lawmaker, Femi Fani-Kayode has used his official Facebook account to respond to the arrest of Igboho's wife, Mama Ayomide, stating that women should be protected and not targeted. Femi Fani-Kayode, who is an active member of the opposition party, People’s Democratic Party, shared on his official Facebook page stating that;
On Monday 19 July, a PDP meeting was hosted by Governor Benue State, Mr Samuel Ortom at the Presidential lodge of Benue state. The meeting had both the Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike and the National Chairman, of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus in attendance.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has asked the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to forget about dream of coming back to power in 2023, saying that the citizens of the country will trust President Muhammadu Buhari during the forthcoming elections.
As the 2023 election year approaches, the presidency through one of its media aides, have asked the members of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to forget about their ambition of returning to power, as the trust of the masses, have been set on President Muhammadu Buhari in the determination of the coming election year.