APC cautions Secondus on uncouth languages, conduct

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned the National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus on what it considers as uncouth language and unacceptable political conduct. The caution came as a result of Secondus utterances on the Osun State governorship election declared inconclusive by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The PDP national chairman had alleged that the electoral body was working in consonance with the ruling party to declare the election inconclusive. But reacting to this yesterday, the APC Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini…

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PDP PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY: Aspirants may agree to prune number of contestants

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There are strong indications that the presidential aspirants under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 elections will prune down their number before going for the primary in October, Saturday Telegraph has learnt. The development, Saturday Telegraph learnt, is ostensibly to check any move which may mar the process leading to the eventual emergence of the party’s candidate ahead of the for the presidential election scheduled for February 2019. Also, it was gathered from a presidential aspirant, who spoke to this newspaper on condition of anonymity,…

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Court stops PDP from dissolving Kano PDP state executive structure

A Kano High Court has restrained the National Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s Chairman, Uche Secondus, from tempering or disfiguring the existing State Executive structure of the Party under its elected Chairman Senator Masaud Jibrin Eldoguwa. The presiding Judge, Justice N. S Umar in his rulings avert that an order has been granted ordering the applicants and the Respondents to maintain the status quo pending the hearing and determination of the motion notice. In the same vein the Judge said in his rulings on the…

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JUST IN: PDP threatens to boycott 2019 elections

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened to boycott the 2019 general election if there are signals that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies would not show neutrality during the exercise. Uche Secondus, chairman of the opposition party, said this when a combined delegation of the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) paid him a visit at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Thursday. Secondus, who alleged that the Ekiti governorship election was rigged, said his party does not have confidence in…

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Ekiti governorship election results cannot stand – Secondus

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Uche Secondus, has said that the results from the Ekiti governorship election which the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) emerged as the winner cannot stand. He asked Nigerians who believe in democracy and rule of law not to be deterred by the “obvious vote robbery” because it would stand the test of the Almighty. The APC candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi was declared the winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday, after he…

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Secondus to EFCC: You’re bias over arrest of state contractor

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National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of bias for arresting only contractors handling projects in PDP controlled states. Prince Secondus in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Ike Abonyi, said the recent arrest and harassment of contractors handling projects in only PDP states has clearly exposed the anti-graft agency as doing the bidding of the ruling party ahead of 2019. He alleged that the motive is to frustrate their project goals which have visibly…

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Buhari presiding over a failed government – Secondus

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National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus said the threat by the National Assembly to invoke its constitutional powers on President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged infringement of the constitution was evident that the president is presiding a failed government. Secondus in a statement yesterday by his Special Adviser on media, Ike Abonyi, said President Buhari ‎should quit immediately since it is now evident that he could not hold the government and the country together. “We in the opposition have been saying it interminably that…

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Benue killings: Nigeria is sliding dangerously – Secondus

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately halt the senseless killings going on in Benue State before it degenerates into a national crisis. Prince Secondus said in a statement by his media adviser, Ike Abonyi, that the continued bloodletting in Benue and other parts of the country, and the apparent inability of the government to stem it raises a lot of concern on the future of the country. “From whichever angle you are witnessing what is happening…

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JUST IN: Looters’ list: Court bars FG from publishing Secondus’ name

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Rivers state High court has barred the Federal Government, the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammad or their agents from further publishing the name of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus on their looters’ list. River State Chief Judge Justice A.I. Iyayi- Lamikanra gave the order in Port Harcourt on Monday at the continuation of the case brought by the PDP National Chairman against the minister and the Federal Government. Counsel to Secondus, Chief Emeka Etiaba SAN, leading Emeka Okpoko SAN and…

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Apc must be held responsible for the killings in Nigeria- Secondus

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should be held responsible for the killing of innocent Nigerians by Fulani herdsmen across the country. Addressing party members at the Finbarrs Road secretariat Umuahia, Secondus said at the beginning of a three-day working visit to Abia State that “We must blame the federal government of APC  for misinformation, inability to protect lives and property.” The PDP National chairman who was received on arrival by the state chairman, Chief…

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