4 May 2015 2 Features
Reagan Ufomba, a chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) who is in court to challenge why he was dropped for Alex Otti as the party’s gubernatorial candidate in Abia told KODLINYE OBIAGWU why the party lost the election in the state. Excerpts: Your view about the election in Abia State APGA lost this…
3 May 2015 5
BY now, the Deputy Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, must be ruminating on several African parables about the lizard. By declaring the Imo State Governorship election inconclusive, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), actually raised Ihedioha’s hopes of occupying the topmost executive position in the state.
3 May 2015
What’s your general perception of the last election, especially from the Ogun State point of view? FROM the Ogun State point of view, I expected Governor Ibikunle Amosun to win, because I couldn’t see Osoba, and his entourage in the Social Democratic Party, making any impact at all.
2 May 2015 6
WHAT started like a little misunderstanding within a political family aftermath the inauguration of the Senator Ibikunle Amosun-led administration in Ogun State, eventually snowballed into a larger discord that promised to tear the fabrics of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state into unrecognisable shreds, leading to the exit of Chief Olusegun Osoba and those in his political camp.
2 May 2015 Features
ill you try again? Well, General Buhari might have set a good example, don’t you think? You know that rhyme we learnt as children – ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again!’ But really, four years are still a long way away, so I’ll be seeking God’s direction as to what to do. But what is certain is that I continue to be interested in Nigeria’s public life. As long as we have still not seen in our land the kind of clean, orderly, just, fair and developed society that we all long for, then there is no going anywhere for me.