Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag "Uche Secondus"

    PDP asks INEC chairman to resign, accuses APC of ‘grand conspiracy’

PDP asks INEC chairman to resign, accuses APC of ‘grand conspiracy’

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked Mahmood Yakubu to resign as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Speaking through Ike Abonyi, his media aide, shortly after the elections were postponed by INEC, Secondus said his party was rejecting the new dates.He said it was a "deliberate, pre-determined agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari to [...]

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    Secondus: What we saw when Atiku led us to Daura

Secondus: What we saw when Atiku led us to Daura

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday said he saw some supporters of Atiku Abubakar, the party’s presidential candidate, during a trip to Daura, hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari in Katsina state.The PDP chairman spoke during the party’s presidential rally that held in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, on Monday.He said the PDP candidate has been [...]

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    PDP asks INEC to disqualify Buhari

PDP asks INEC to disqualify Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to disqualify president Muhammadu Buhari from the presidential election.Uche Secundus, national chairman of the PDP, made the call during the presidential campaign of the party in Enugu state, on Friday.He alleged that Buhari brought in foreigners from outside the country to influence the election in [...]

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    Secondus: Buhari wants to be head of the three arms of government

Secondus: Buhari wants to be head of the three arms of government

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari's plan is to head all three arms of government.Speaking during a PDP rally in Akwa Ibom state on Monday, Secondus said Buhari's ambition is "to be the chief justice, senate president and the speaker of the house of representatives."He said this in reaction to the suspension [...]

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    Secondus: Buhari has tried but it’s time to go

Secondus: Buhari has tried but it’s time to go

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it is time for President Muhammadu Buhari to leave. Addressing supporters of the PDP at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna state on Thursday, Secondus said the president is tired.He alleged that Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have failed Nigerians.He warned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against [...]

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    Secondus: Buhari is tired but ‘power grabbers’ won’t let him rest

Secondus: Buhari is tired but ‘power grabbers’ won’t let him rest

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says "power grabbers" are putting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari.Speaking at the inauguration of 27 presidential election campaign committees at the party’s campaign office in Abuja, Secondus said it is evident that Buhari can no longer cope in office."There is no way this President can cope given what we are [...]

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    Secondus: Some thieves in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption

Secondus: Some thieves in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP), says some politicians in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption when the source of their wealth is questionable.The PDP chairman said this at a campaign rally in Nasarawa state on Thursday.Although he did not mention name, there are indications that he was referring to Bola Tinubu, a former governor of [...]

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    Nigerians didn’t bargain for this bloodletting in 2015, says Secondus

Nigerians didn’t bargain for this bloodletting in 2015, says Secondus

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerians did not bargain for "avoidable bloodletting and loss of human lives" during the 2015 elections.Secondus said this in his New Year message issued by Ike Abonyi, his spokesman.He advised Nigerians to see 2019 as “the restoration year” for the country, noting that the electorate's decisions will determine the [...]

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    Ogun PDP crisis: Court to decide Kashamu, Adebutu’s fate on Tuesday

Ogun PDP crisis: Court to decide Kashamu, Adebutu’s fate on Tuesday

The court of appeal sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state, has reserved judgement in the case between two factions battling for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidacy in Ogun state, till Tuesday.In the suit filed by the Ladi Adebutu faction of the party and heard on Monday, the group asked the appeal court to set aside the orders of the [...]

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    ‘FG forcing PDP governors to a secret deal’ — Secondus raises the alarm

‘FG forcing PDP governors to a secret deal’ — Secondus raises the alarm

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused the federal government of injecting crisis in states controlled by the PDP and forcing governors on the party's platform to a deal ahead of the 2019 polls.In a statement on Wednesday, the opposition leader alleged that the federal government had entered into an agreement with the Economic and [...]

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    PDP asks INEC chairman, IGP to resign

PDP asks INEC chairman, IGP to resign

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Committee (INEC), and Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, to resign ahead of the 2019 general election.Secondus made the call at the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party in Abuja on Thursday.The PDP chairman accused the IGP [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: FG freezes bank accounts of suspects on ‘looters list’

EXCLUSIVE: FG freezes bank accounts of suspects on ‘looters list’

The federal government has frozen the bank accounts of suspects being tried in court over allegations of corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), TheCable can report.This, TheCable understands, is part of the implementation of the Executive Order No. 6 on the "preservation of suspicious assets connected with corruption and other relevant offences" signed by President Muhammadu Buhari [...]

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    Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recognised candidates of the Buruji Kasahmu faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state as contestants for the 2019 elections.In a letter dated October 25, Okechukwu Ndeche, the commission's acting secretary, told Uche Secondus, national chairman of the PDP, that the decision was based on a court verdict.The PDP had expelled [...]

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    Stop heating up the polity, APC warns Secondus

Stop heating up the polity, APC warns Secondus

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), against unguided statements and conduct that could heat up the polity.The APC, in a statement by Yekini Nabena , its national publicity secretary, said Secondus is expected to exhibit patriotism but has failed to live up to expectations."The national chairman of a political [...]

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    Osun poll: Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy, says Secondus

Osun poll: Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy, says Secondus

Uche Secondus, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, says President Muahammadu Buhari has brutalised all agents of democracy.He said this while responding to the Osun governorship election that was declared inconclusive.Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the PDP had polled majority vote of 254, 698, and Isiaka Oyetola, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has 254, 345 votes— leaving a margin [...]

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    PDP on presidential primary: Ballot papers will carry photographs of aspirants

PDP on presidential primary: Ballot papers will carry photographs of aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced new measures it would adopt to aid transparency during its primary election.Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, said part of this would be a display of the presidential aspirants’ photograph on ballot papers.This is usually not the case, as the papers only bear names of aspirants.The main opposition party currently has at [...]

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