PDP Scribe: Could 2023 ambition be the reason why Peter Obi rejected the nomination of Sen. Anyanwu?
Senator Sam Anyanwu. Credit: Google. Ahead of the October 30th national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where new national working committee members will be elected, the micro-zoning of some positions to some regions have been generating crisis among stakeholders in the party.
PDP Scribe: Okey's disqualification means Southeast leaders who rejected Anyanwu don’t have a choice
It appears prominent stakeholders from the Southeast who rejected Senator Sam Anyanwu as the consensus candidate to emerge the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national secretary may not have a choice any longer as reports claim Okey Muo Aroh, who had hoped to challenge Anyanwu for that position has been rejected by the screening committee of the PDP.
Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have been using consensus arrangement to produce people that will occupy the posts zoned to them in their various geopolitical zones. While this strategy has been successful in some zones, it has hit the rock in some others. This is because some new contenders went against the initial plan by joining the race after the party leaders in the zone had produced consensus candidates.
As the tension between Akpabio and the house of representatives heightens, recall the speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila gave him a 24 hour ultimatum to name the senators and members of the house that got contracts from the NDDC, and after the 24 hours given to him was over, the house of representatives threatened to file a lawsuit against him. Well Akpabio has given the matter a new twist as he releases a list of senators and members of the house that got contracts from the NDDC. See Photos Of The Senators Below; 1.
Photo Credit: The Cable For a while, many people had the impression that the zoning crisis that plagued the Peoples Democratic Party had been resolved following the ratification of the PDP zoning committee report and the subsequent adoption of Dr Iyiorcha Ayu as a consensus candidate. But recent revelations indicate that calm is yet to fully be restored in the former ruling party as the zoning quagmire has cascaded into the geo-political zones.
Why Anyanwu Was Rejected by Some Southeast Politicians as Consensus Candidate for PDP Nat'l Secretary
The choice of former member of National Assembly, Senator Sam Anyanwu, as the consensus candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the position of Nation Secretary of the party has led to another political rift among members of the opposition party in the Southeast. Photo: Senator Sam Anyanwu, culled from TheCable
The controversy over who will emerge the new national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), ahead of the national convention on the 30th of October, took a different dimension yesterday after the candidate that was touted to emerge the consensus option was rejected by some major stakeholders in the PDP from the Southeast zone.
Rivers State Gov. Nyesom Wike Finally Retires Abe, Aguma and Onyesoh as Akawor emerge State Chairman
Wike finally retires Abe, Aguma and Onyesoh as Akawor emerges State Chair – Chief Eze Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has described the recently concluded Congresses of the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party as a sham, charade and an enthronement of the will power of Governor Wike, where nobody was allowed to contest for any of the positions unless listed and approved by him. Such an exercise, Chief Eze said, cannot, for all intents and purposes, be termed a Congress, but a mere demonstration
Former Imo State Governor, Ikedi Ohakim, Wednesday, took to his verified face-book handle to sue for peace among political gladiators in the state. Ohakim posted a photo showing himself, Governor Hope Uzodinma, Senator Athan Achonu, Senator Sam Anyanwu, former Governor Ihedioha and others speaking to newsmen at a function some years ago . The former Governor did not mention where the gathering took place, but a closer look at the photo indicate that it was taken when all the political actors were in the Peo
Politics always a game to be afraid of,if not your opponent,it will be your our competitors that would make you feel afraid. Politics is a game for the brave and strong,I guess that's the reason why Governor Nyesom Wike on Saturday vowed to use all he has to fight Amb Desmond Akawor, newly elected Rivers Stats Peoples Democratic (PDP) Chairman if he falters in sustaining dominance of the party in the state’s politics. Despite all 39 Rivers State PDP executive offices up for grab having lone contenders in
The dust is yet to settle on the news that the Supreme Court had finally shown former Deputy Speaker of Nigerian’s House of Representatives the way out of the Imo State government house by declaring Senator Hope Uzodinma as the substantive governor of the State. In the unanimous judgment of the seven-member panel, read by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, the apex court agreed that results in 388 polling units were unlawfully excluded during the collation of the final governorship election result in Imo State.
- Senator to sue Akpabio over NCDC contract scam. The chairman of the Senate committee on ethics, privileges and public petitions in the 8th senate, Senator Sam Anyanwu, said on Tuesday that he had directed his lawyer to file law suit against the minister of Niger Delta affairs, senator Godswill Akpabio. Anyanwu, who addressed the journalists in Abuja, said he was dragging Akpabio to court for mentioning his name among the lawmakers, who had links to the project awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission
Wike to new Rivers PDP Chairman: Make botches, I battle you down with all I have ON APRIL 1, 20209:46 PMIN POLITICS Senator Nyesom Wike on Saturday promised to utilize all he needs to battle Amb Desmond Akawor, recently chose Rivers Stats Peoples Democratic (PDP) Chairman on the off chance that he flounders in continuing strength of the gathering in the state's governmental issues. In spite of each of the 39 Rivers State PDP official workplaces up for get having solitary contenders in the congress hel
Governor Nyesom Wike on Saturday vowed to use all he has to fight Amb Desmond Akawor, newly elected Rivers Stats Peoples Democratic (PDP) Chairman if he falters in sustaining dominance of the party in the state’s politics. Despite all 39 Rivers State PDP executive offices up for grab having lone contenders in the congress held at the Obi Wali Cultural Center in Port Harcourt, the Sen Sam Anyanwu led Electoral Committee delegated from Abuja ensured all delegates cast their votes in presence of Independent
How 4 senators won 70 contracts at NDDC in 3 years - Akpabio. Finally, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, came out to respond to the challenges posed to him by the House of Representatives. Senator Godswill Akpabio in a statement mentioned the names of four senators who he said have received 74 contracts from the NDDC ministry from 2017 to date. This comes after the House of Representatives gave the minister two days to announce the names of the contractors in the Niger Delta ministry. The
The minister of Niger Delta affairs, God'swill Akpabio exposes names of members of green chamber on NDDC contracts. The former chairman,house of Representatives committee on the NDDC ,Mr Nicholas Mutu,who represents the bomadi/patani federal constituency of Delta State,is among those linked by the minister with contracts. Former Imo east senator,Sam Anyanwu speaks up saying the he was totally flabbergasted on hearing his name as one of the beneficiaries of the contracts. As the list was released by the Minister
The honourable Minister for Niger Delta Affairs made the allegation when he was summoned about two weeks ago by the House of Reps committee responsible Niger Delta affairs. The former Governor of Akwa Ibom State and Former Senate Minority Leader of the 8th Assembly said that most NDDC contracts were awarded to a number of federal lawmakers as they are a major beneficiaries of the contracts. After which the Speaker of the House of Reps gave the minister 48hours to publish the names of the lawmakers who are a