By Dr. Michael J.K. Bokor My good friends, I will stick my neck out to say that the NDC’s main problem is not how it chooses its flagbearer or how to win political power. It is how to use that political power to silence its bitter opponents. That is why I am torn between fully [...]
Aug 22nd, 2013
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan | credits: File copy Members of the National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party loyal to President Goodluck Jonathan will be proposing an amendment to the party’s constitution at today’s NEC meeting. The amendment will give the President...
Dec 19th, 2012
EON USIGBE reports the two-day capacity-building retreat organised by the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as it begins the process of enlightenment of its critical stakeholders over the 2015 general elections. THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), always wanting to have a head...
Sep 17th, 2012
Greg Nicolson, dailymaverick As police raided the hostels of Lonmin miners it looked like the ANC had once again chosen force over discussion. It’s nothing new, but this specific raid will be what we remember as the beginning of the party’s decline. By GREG NICOLSON. This weekend’s crackdown on the s...
Jul 19th, 2012
by Ogbuefi Blogs PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, said that the security situation in the country changed his pre-election agenda. In his opening remarks at the 60th National Executive Committee, NEC meeting of the PDP in Abuja, President Jonathan who absolved the insurgent Islamic group, Boko...
Feb 2nd, 2012
A study commissioned by South Africa’s ruling ANC has rejected calls for mine nationalisation and come out in favour of higher taxes and royalties, the Business Day newspaper reported on Thursday. The report is expected to be adopted as policy by the African National Congress and will be raised...
In East Africa
Nov 26th, 2011
Tanzania’s ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party said on Saturday it would implement anti-corruption measures nationwide and publicly acknowledged for the first time that a succession dispute had split the long-dominant party. President Jakaya Kikwete, who must step down in 2015 at the end of ...
Jan 20th, 2011
Meanwhile, acting National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Haliru Mohammed Bello, has disclosed that the names of PDP candidates for next April’s general elections were ready for onward presentation to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Nwodo’s successor The panel is expected to wrap ...
Jan 18th, 2011
The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Okwesiliese Nwodo as its national chairman. The committee also ratified the appointment of Bello Mohammed, the Deputy National Chairman as the acting national chairman with immed...