Tag Archives: Politics

Defection Gale Hits Ogun Assembly As Minority Leader, Six Others Defect To APC

  “Ogun state with an assembly of 26 members in the house now has 22 for the APC, the PDP, one and ADC, three” Pegasus Report The Ogun state house of Assembly has witnessed a gale of defection as seven lawmakers call it quit with their parties to join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The defectors who announced their ...

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Special Report On Elections In Nigeria : Godfatherism, the Youth & 2023 General Election

  “The present arrangement is a fruition of a handshake across the old boundaries by the old Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, gripped by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, which resulted in the rise to power of the APC.” A special investigation carried out by Pegasus Reporters nationwide indicates that political party aspirants in states where their parties were in the ...

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REACTIONS : The North And Its Failed Political Industry – By Dan Agbese

  Chief Audu Ogbeh, immediate past minister of agriculture and chairman, ACF, was recently quoted as saying that politics is the only industry in Northern Nigeria. His statement intrigues me for two reasons. One, I have often wondered why the north which has ruled the country longer than all the other regions put together is in dire straits. If it ...

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Account For 600 Kidnapped Katsina Students, PDP tells Buhari

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned, the gruesome attack on Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina state, by suspected terrorists, leading to reported deaths and abduction of no fewer than 600 students. The PDP, standing with the entire Katsina people, charged President Muhammadu Buhari, as the commander-in-chief, who promised to lead from the front, to account for the ...

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APC BOASTS: By-election Results Show Nigerians Are Pleased With APC

  Presidency attributes electoral successes to acceptance by Nigerians. The results emanating from the just concluded by-elections across states show that Nigerians still repose great confidence in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a spokesman in the presidency, Garba Shehu said in a statement on Sunday. In the statement, Mr. Shehu said: ”We do not take this confidence of the ...

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POLITICS: The Powers of Political Parties in a Presidential Democracy

By Sam Kargbo There is the belief harboured in some quarters that the presidency has been hived off from the APC and corralled at Aso Rock by a group of backroom staff, relations and friends of Mr President. This cabal is said to have created an alternative world with its set of alternative realities for Mr President in such a ...

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RESPONSE: Why  Do They Hate And Fear The North Like This?

  By Cham Faliya Sharon The Good Book says, perfect love casts out all fear, and that there is no fear in love. In other words, when you harbour deep seated or even shallow hatred, you will  eventually live your life in perpetual fear and suspicion of what you hate, especially when the hatred is against a particular person or ...

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Group Picks Hole in APC Zoning Arrangement for the Forthcoming National Convention.

This is to call the attention of all patriotic Members of the APC Card-carrying Members, that, for us pro- Buharian Genuine Positive Change Advocates, alias BIG LEAGUE- Buhari Integrity Group Advocates, the Nationwide Ambassadors and Grassroot Fellowships. Against this befitting thematic perspectives ,we cannot allow people with their personal agenda and unapologetically brazen idiosyncrasies to subversively undermine a unique party, ...

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Youthful Signals and the Trouble with Nigeria’s Political Party System

By Oyakhamoh Yakubu Carl-Abu’Bakar There is something quirky about political parties in many developing nations and this article is tailored to use the Nigerian scenario as a tabula-rasa for understanding why some party potentates seem to dictate party policies and directions especially who should contest, when and where. In writing this piece, we should advert our minds to the definition ...

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