Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag "Uche Secondus"

    Secondus to Buhari: Learn from Mali… conduct transparent elections in Edo, Ondo

Secondus to Buhari: Learn from Mali… conduct transparent elections in Edo, Ondo

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure transparency in the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. Addressing the newly elected state executives of the party in Ogun state at the PDP secretariat in Abuja on Thursday, Secondus said the president ought to learn from his recent visit to [...]

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    Secondus: Those who can’t be bribed will conduct PDP primary in Ondo

Secondus: Those who can’t be bribed will conduct PDP primary in Ondo

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has assured Agboola Ajayi, deputy governor of Ondo state, of a level-playing field during the governorship primary in the state. He said this while welcoming Ajayi, who defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to PDP over the weekend. At the event which took place at the party's secretariat in Akure, the [...]

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    Secondus, Peter Obi lead protest against supreme court in Abuja

Secondus, Peter Obi lead protest against supreme court in Abuja

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, have lead a protest to the supreme court over its verdict on the Imo governorship election. Enyinnaya Abaribe, senate minority leader, also led the protest. The march took off from the PDP's Legacy House in Maitama, Abuja amid tight security. The protesters, who are in [...]

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    ‘Even partially-mad people wouldn’t react this way’ — Oshiomhole replies PDP over Imo

‘Even partially-mad people wouldn’t react this way’ — Oshiomhole replies PDP over Imo

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of making reckless statements to intimidate the judiciary and cause anarchy in the country. He said this in reaction to a statement by Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman. Secondus had said the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state by the apex court [...]

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    Our extensive electoral reform made us lose power, says PDP

Our extensive electoral reform made us lose power, says PDP

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says an extensive electoral reform carried out by his party made it lose power. Secondus said this when he received a delegation of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at the party's national secretariat in Abuja. The PDP chairman said the PDP nurtured the country's democracy from 1999 till 2015. "Recall that our party [...]

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    You can’t force judges into submission, Secondus tells Buhari

You can’t force judges into submission, Secondus tells Buhari

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of turning blind eyes to the "monumental corruption' among those under him. In a statement, Secondus alleged that the president is haunting the judiciary in order to cow judges into submission. Secondus was reacting to Buhari's recent comment on the trial of Walter Onnoghen, former chief justice [...]

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    The economy mustn’t crash again, says Secondus on ‘delay’ of Buhari’s cabinet

The economy mustn’t crash again, says Secondus on ‘delay’ of Buhari’s cabinet

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid driving the country into another recession with his "know-it-all attitude”. Speaking with PUNCH on Monday, Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, asked Buhari to constitute his cabinet as soon as possible, warning that delay might affect the economy negatively. He said it was disheartening that Buhari is yet [...]

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    Secondus to Buhari: Work with state governors to tackle insecurity

Secondus to Buhari: Work with state governors to tackle insecurity

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to work with the state governors to tackle the security challenges in the country. Secondus gave the advice at a thanksgiving service by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, in Port Harcourt, on Saturday. According to a statement by Ike Abonyi, his special adviser on media, the PDP [...]

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    PDP leaders ask military to stay away from supplementary poll

PDP leaders ask military to stay away from supplementary poll

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says declaring elections inconclusive is the terminology used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to "rig elections." Ike Abonyi, media aide to Secondus, quoted the PDP national chairman as saying this at the national emergency council meeting of the party. Secondus asked the military and other security agencies to resist any [...]

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    Army as credible partners in deepening democracy

Army as credible partners in deepening democracy

BY DAVID ONMEJE Nigerians with discerning minds clearly knows the irretrievable commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to the peace and security of Nigeria. It is no longer a matter of conjecture that the President’s resolute focus on safeguarding the lives and property of Nigerians has demonstrably moved into the stage of proactive measures and actions whenever there are signs of threats [...]

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    Secondus: Under this dictatorship, there may not be elections in 2023

Secondus: Under this dictatorship, there may not be elections in 2023

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigeria has slipped into "full blown dictatorship" under the current administration. Speaking at the PDP expanded national caucus meeting in Abuja on Monday, Secondus accused the President Muhammdu Buhari administration of winning reelection "with the use of military force". He said "with the way things are", new leaders may only be [...]

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    Secondus: Fear of ‘body bags’ made foreign observers endorse results

Secondus: Fear of ‘body bags’ made foreign observers endorse results

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP,) says international observers declared the presidential election free and fair out of fear of being killed. He said the observers said the election was transparent after being "threatened" with the "body bag" comment made by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Friday, the PDP national [...]

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    Dele Momodu asks Atiku to call Buhari and concede the election

Dele Momodu asks Atiku to call Buhari and concede the election

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, has urged Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to concede the election. Writing via his Twitter handle on Tuesday, Momodu asked Atiku to call President Muhammadu Buhari and accept defeat. He made the call when the result of the presidential election are still being collated. In the 18 states announced so far, [...]

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    EXTRA: More than 1m dead persons will vote in this election, says Secondus

EXTRA: More than 1m dead persons will vote in this election, says Secondus

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says more than one million persons on the national voter register are dead. Secondus said this on Tuesday during an emergency meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Abuja. He said the PDP has evidence that "over 1,050,051 dead voters will vote in this election." According to him, "the voter register contains [...]

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    Secondus: Buhari desperate to cling on to power but he is not God

Secondus: Buhari desperate to cling on to power but he is not God

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says President Muhammadu Buhari is not God, and Nigerians have made up their minds to unseat him. Reacting to the president's order to security operatives to deal with election riggers, Secondus said Buhari is desperate to cling on to power. At the national caccus meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC), the president had [...]

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    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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