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Anambra 2021 Fallout: Group calls for investigation, expulsion of members who allegedly worked against PDP
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Anambra 2021 Fallout: Group calls for investigation, expulsion of members who allegedly worked against PDP

…insists they should stay away permanently  By: Chuks Collins, Awka The last may not have been heard about the loss of the Nov 6,2021 Anambra State Governorship election by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), as a group under the aegis of “Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party in Anambra State” raised an alarm in a petition to the party’s acting National Chairman against alleged recurring sabotage/anti-party activities of some members in elections in Anambra State. As part of the guber election fallout, and sounding really worried , the group noted that “We the stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra state wish to bring to your attention pressing issues that we believe is a recurring problem in the Anambra state chapter and therefore requires action on th...
Three women, 11 others obtain Anambra PDP governorship forms
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Three women, 11 others obtain Anambra PDP governorship forms

Fourteen aspirants, including three women, have obtained nomination and expression of interest forms to contest for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party ahead of the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November. The three women are Uche Ekwunife, who is currently representing Anambra Central in the Senate; Chidi Onyemelukwe, a daughter of former Vice-President Alex Ekwueme; and Mrs Genevieve Ekwochi. The other aspirants are Obiora Okonkwo, Chris Azubogu, Winston Ude, Valentine Ozigbo, Godwin Ezeemo, Godwin Maduka, Ifedi Okwenna, Ugochukwu Uba, Tony Nwoye, Walter Okeke and Emeka Etiaba (SAN). The list of aspirants was read out at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday, when Azubogu, who is a member of the House of Representatives, submitted his fo...
PDP orders members to withdraw cases ahead of Anambra governorship election
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PDP orders members to withdraw cases ahead of Anambra governorship election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday asked its members in Anambra State to withdraw their cases against the party leadership in court ahead of the state’s governorship election slated for November. The PDP National Vice Chairman, South-East, Chief Ali Odefa, made the call during a meeting of the party’s Zonal Working Committee held in Awka. Odefa said the party cannot afford any court distractions ahead of the Anambra election. He urged the aggrieved party members to direct their complaints to the zonal leadership for amicable and dispassionate resolution. Odefa, who expressed satisfaction with the progress recorded by PDP in Anambra, promised that the zonal leadership of the party would ensure that the primary election produced the best candidate for the election....
Anambra PDP bans exco members from campaigning for aspirants
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Anambra PDP bans exco members from campaigning for aspirants

The Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, has placed a ban on members of its executive from campaigning for aspirants ahead of the 2021 governorship election. State chairman of the party, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, announced the ban on Wednesday, while receiving a governorship aspirant, Chief Wilson Udeh, at the party’s Secretariat in Awka, the state capital. He said, “Any official who attaches himself to a particular aspirant will sanctioned. It’s our resolve that officials of the party should remain neutral until after the primaries of the party when all of us shall come out in unison to support our candidate for the election. “By so doing, we shall not be factionslised before the main election. Experience has taught us that if we attach ourselves to individual ...
Tax: APGA Government Is ever insensitive – PDP laments
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Tax: APGA Government Is ever insensitive – PDP laments

Following the introduction of neck-breaking taxes and levies in Anambra State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) government of continued insensitivity. The accusation was made by the Publicity Secretary of PDP in the state, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu in a press release made available to journalists. Mr Nwangwu said that it is worrisome that the APGA-controlled government is still imposing heavy taxes on traders and businessmen in the state at a time responsible state governments all over the globe are offering incentives to businesses to bounce back from the havoc wrecked by the COVID-19 pandemic. "We have it on good authority that government revenue agents are making life unbearable for traders and businessmen in Awka, Nnewi, Onitsha...
Now That NWC Has Recognized Anambra State PDP, What Next For Meddlesome Interlopers – Nwangwu
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Now That NWC Has Recognized Anambra State PDP, What Next For Meddlesome Interlopers – Nwangwu

The Anambra State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked what the meddlesome interlopers and doomsday arm chair political analysts hope to do now that the National Working Committee (NWC) has recognized and confirmed the Hon (Sir) Ndubuishi Nwobu led Executive Council of PDP in Anambra State. The question was contained in a press release signed by the Publicity Secretary of the party in the state, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu made available to journalists. He stated that the recognition and confirmation has again confirmed the position of PDP in Anambra State that the party's big umbrella is intact. Nwangwu noted that the enemies within and outside the party have been hallucinating that there is crack in the wall of the PDP, a dream which he said will never see the light of...
Anambra 2021: PDP Women Resolve For Victory
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Anambra 2021: PDP Women Resolve For Victory

By Isaac Ojo Ahead the 2021 Anambra State governorship election, womenfolks in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have resolved for victory of their party at the polls. This indication emerged yesterday during a meeting of the new Anambra State PDP Women Leader with the wards and chapters women leaders as well other chieftains which held at the party office in Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area of the state. In her opening remarks during the meeting, the new State Women Leader, Mrs Justina Nwafor thanked God for the opportunity to serve in the capacity of Women Leader in the state even as she applauded her constituents for deeming her fit for the job. Mrs Nwafor explained that the womenfolks have crucial roles to play towards ensuring victory for PDP in the next guber po...
Eight PDP chieftains docked over character defamation in Anambra
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Eight PDP chieftains docked over character defamation in Anambra

Eight chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra state, were on Thursday arraigned before the Magistrate Court 3 holden at the Nnewi magisterial district, Anambra state, over alleged conspiracy and character defamation. A group, PDP Stakeholders Forum, in the area, had approached the court, alleging that some party chieftains in the area: Engr Joseph Ubah, Obinna Oguejiofor, Chinedu Ikemba, Chijojke Ofodile, Moses Anayo, Isaac Uchebuilo, Prince Samben Nwosu and Ernest Ajero, conspired among themselves to criminally defame their characters. When the matter came up at the court, yesterday, the plaintiffs: Prince Chinedu Orizu, Hon Tempest Udeze, Dr Edwin Chukwuma, Prince Afam Orizu and Chief Eugene Okonkwo Nwizugbe, told the court...
Anambra 2021: Present me as your candidate or forget about govt house – Ekwunife tells PDP
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Anambra 2021: Present me as your candidate or forget about govt house – Ekwunife tells PDP

The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District , Mrs Uche Ekwunife has asked her party, the People's Democratic Party (PDP) to field her as the candidate for the Anambra governorship election to ensure victory. She said she had the capacity to defeat the candidates of all the political parties in the race, put together. Anambra State governorship election is expected to hold in November,2021. Addressing PDP ward chairmen in Awka, the Anambra state capital, Ekwunife said nothing would stop her from becoming the next governor of the state if she picks the PDP ticket. She said, "I have the capacity and capability to defeat the candidates of other parties put together . "This election is like a war; this is not ordinary election, we are going to battle to remove t...
ANAMBRA: PDP mourns Nnewi North LG party Chairman
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ANAMBRA: PDP mourns Nnewi North LG party Chairman

The Anambra State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as shocking the news of the death of the Nnewi North Local Government Area chairman of the the party, Chief Oko Echendu. The Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu in a press release made available to journalists in Awka said that Chief Echendu was a dependable and reliable PDP faithful who carried out his responsibilities as party chairman in Nnewi North council area with diligence. Nwangwu said that the Nnewichi-Nnewi born politician would be missed by the PDP family in Anambra State in particular and Nigeria in general. PDP prays for the repose of the soul of Chief Oko Echendu even as the party condoles with the family of the departed human and material manager whose positive approach to issue...
Don’t politicise plans to build COVID 19 testing centre in Anambra, PDP tells Obiano, FG
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Don’t politicise plans to build COVID 19 testing centre in Anambra, PDP tells Obiano, FG

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has said the party was damn serious when it asked the State or the Federal government to give it a location to set up a testing centre in Anambra State within three weeks. THE DAILY VENDOR reports that this was clarified further after an impressive COVID 19 intervention by the PDP in the state capital, Awka on Saturday May 16, 2020. The clarification was made by no other than the publicity secretary of the state chapter of the party, Nnamdi Nwangwu. Speaking to newsmen after the press conference heralding the contribution of N125 million by the PDP Stakeholders in the state, beginning with the vice presidential candidate of the party during last general election, HE Peter Obi with N40 million, the PDP senators representing Anambra with N10 million e...
Don’t Politicize FG Palliative, PDP Tells Anambra Governor, Obiano
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Don’t Politicize FG Palliative, PDP Tells Anambra Governor, Obiano

ANAMBRA, Awka The Anambra State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the state governor, Chief Willie Obiano not to Politicize the federal government palliative items made available to Ndi Anambra. The Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu stated this in a press release made available to journalists in Awka. He said the PDP is aware that the State Government had on Friday, 8th May, 2020 received 1800 bags of 50kg rice and 2,400 cartons of tomato paste from the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. He pointed out that the items were brought by the Deputy Director of Humanitarian Services in the ministry, Mr. Charles Nwanelo and were received by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke at Government House, Awk...
Forgotten Ventilators: PDP berates Obiano’s APGA for throwing continuity to the wolves
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Forgotten Ventilators: PDP berates Obiano’s APGA for throwing continuity to the wolves

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State has said that the greatest sin of the present All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) government of Gov Willie Obiano is jettisoning a well-cooked meal called Continuity. A meal that was equally served well. The PDP Publicity Secretary in the state, Nnamdi Nwangwu stated this in a chat with THE DAILY VENDOR. Continuing, he said "But for reasons best known to Obiano's APGA, the government steered away from a well-mapped out route that would have kept Anambra State firmly at the top of even development ably driven by its appreciably effective motor - ANIDS. Nwangwu was lamenting about the myriad of opportunities lost by the present APGA government while chatting with newsmen in Awka on the issue of abandonment of some ventilators a...
Covid 19: PDP Condemns Police Brutality in Anambra
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Covid 19: PDP Condemns Police Brutality in Anambra

The Anambra State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned police brutality in the state which led to the killing of two youths. The Publicity Secretary of PDP in the state, Mr Nnamdi Nwangwu in a press statement said the murder of two youths in Nkpor in Idemili North local government area of the state by overzealous policemen is not acceptable. Nwangwu said that no matter the provocation, the police officers should have been more professional in handling the situation. The PDP image maker said that it is really paradoxical that the two youths were gruesomely murdered in an attempt to force them to stay at home to avoid the dreaded coronavirus. "We have one index case of coronavirus in Anambra State, the index patient is said to be in the hospital receiving ...