Tag: Bamanga Tukur

July 31, 2013

Someone’s not amused: Tukur blasts northern governors over visits to IBB and OBJ

by Isi Esene The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party is clearly not happy with the recent visit of ...

July 29, 2013

PDP crisis: Jonathan can’t sack Tukur – Presidency

by Chi Ibe Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Ahmed Gulak has dismissed reports that five northern governors asked President Goodluck ...

July 21, 2013

Tonnie Iredia: Behold, the PDP of violence and anarchy

by Tonnie Iredia No one has faulted its claims of being the largest political party in Africa. It accommodates everybody ...

July 17, 2013

PDP crisis: President Jonathan and Tukur meet in Abuja

by Rachel Ogbu To solve the internal problems in the  ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) once and for all, President ...

July 8, 2013

PDP convention: Atiku’s name missing on delegates’ list

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar will not vote in the Peoples Democratic Party forthcoming national convention as his name is not ...

June 20, 2013

PDP crisis: Bamanga Tukur can afford to breathe again

by Rachel Ogbu It looks like the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bamanga Tukur who was asked to resign last ...

June 19, 2013

NGF crisis: How we voted against Jang – Gov. Lamido opens up

by Akan Ido Sule Lamido, the governor of Jigawa state has revealed that nine Peoples Democratic Party governors voted for ...

June 18, 2013

Enough is enough: Jonathan asks Tukur, PDP NWC to resign

by Rachel Ogbu There are indications that President Goodluck Jonathan has asked for the resignation of the National Chairman of the Peoples ...

June 14, 2013

PDP war of words: “He is a political prostitute” – Gov. Wamakko; “He is ignorant and lacks discipline” – Tukur

by Rachel Ogbu Suspended Sokoto State Governor, Aliyu Wamakko and the PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur have both engaged in ...

June 13, 2013

Enough is enough: Jonathan moves to resolve PDP crises

by Akan Ido Reports say the Presidency has set up a committee to look into the crises rocking the Peoples ...

June 10, 2013

Desperate measures: PDP forces its workers to take oath of secrecy

by Rachel Ogbu In a recent move by the Peoples Democratic Party to control the flow of information in and outside ...

May 27, 2013

It gets EVEN worse: PDP suspends Rotimi Amaechi

by Isi Esene The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party has turned up a new gear as the National Working ...

May 19, 2013

Analysis: 10 reasons why GEJ may have declared #SOE in Adamawa

by Akan Ido The decision by the President Goodluck Jonathan administration to State of Emergency in three states namely Borno, Yobe ...

May 14, 2013

Gbenga Olorunpomi: Blood everywhere and the tonic in the APC manifesto (Y! Politico)

by Gbenga Olorunpomi In one week, the murders we have witnessed can only be compared to the genocide taking place ...

May 6, 2013

“The governors are against all of us…” – Jubril Aminu speaks out

Jubril Aminu’s name rings a bell within and outside Nigeria. The reason is simple: he has served for over 40 ...

May 2, 2013

Opinion: When governors sneeze…

by Hakeem Baba-Ahmed “It is certainly more agreeable to have power to give than to receive.” – Winston Churchill An amusing ...

April 27, 2013

Cleaning house? PDP chairman, Tukur sacks 16 aides including son, and former IG of Police (DETAILS)

by Rachel Ogbu Former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Okiro and 15 other aides of the PDP National Chairman, Bamanga Tukur ...

April 10, 2013

“Rumours by meddlesome interlopers & political jobbers with no fixed address”: PDP denies Anenih, Tukur rift

by Isi Esene The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party Olisa Metuh has described those spreading rumours of ...

March 22, 2013

“No minister will get cleared without a PDP membership card’ – Bamanga Tukur

by Rachel Ogbu Henceforth all ministerial nominees must be card-carrying members of the Peoples Democratic Party else they will be ...

March 9, 2013

Nasir El-Rufai: 2015: The Naked dancers and the two year marathon

by Nasir El-Rufai   As all parties gear up towards 2015, we need to ask: Is President Jonathan capable of ...

March 3, 2013

APC governors donate mattress, pillows to Aso Rock… in last week’s news with a pinch of salt

by Stanley Azuakola He said “for instance, Sarah Jubril, the Mama One Vote herself, is the president’s special adviser on ...

March 2, 2013

Dele Momodu: Now that our President can sleep well

by Dele Momodu An insomniac President would always make costly mistakes. In this case, this is not even a regular ...

February 14, 2013

2015: Buhari is not stepping down – CPC; APC will be torn to rags by ambition –Tukur

by Isi Esene Spokesman for the Congress for Progressive Change, Rotimi Fashakin has maintained that former Head of State, Gen. ...

January 31, 2013

What friction? PDP denies rumours of rancour between governors and President Jonathan

by Isi Esene The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied any friction between President Goodluck Jonathan and governors elected under ...

January 20, 2013

You are a failure, Obasanjo tells Rochas Okorocha

by Akan Ido Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has described the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha as a political failure. ...

January 18, 2013

“The PDP is bigger than you” – Tukur warns governors who boycotted peace meeting

by Rachel Ogbu   A very upset Peoples Democratic Party, chairman, Bamanga Tukur warned  governors under the party umbrella yesterday January ...

January 17, 2013

U-turn? PDP makes effort to save ousted party secretary, Oyinlola

by Akan Ido The political intrigue playing out within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues, the party has called on ...

January 16, 2013

Opinion: If Bamanga Tukur sinks, so will President Jonathan

by Garba Shehu To achieve their dream, one of two things must happen: either that the sitting President, Dr. Jonathan ...

January 15, 2013

One down: PDP crisis deepens as Tukur replaces Oyinlola with Onwe

by Isi Esene The internal wranglings within the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP) intensified yesterday as the party chairman, Bamanga Tukur ...

January 14, 2013

Bad marriages – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze What I find interesting is that the current leader of the”geographical expression” has now deemed it fit ...

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