Labour Party to unveil Presidential Campaign Council tomorrow

LThe Presidential Campaign Organisation of Labour Party Candidate, Peter Obi, has announced a plan to present its list of council nominees to Nigerians on Wednesday.   This was disclosed in an invitation card shared by the Director General of the Peter Obi Presidential Campaign Organisation, Doyin Okupe.   Okupe said the unveiling ceremony, tagged “Pre-Campaign World Press Conference”, will take place at Chelsea Hotel in Central Area of Abuja by 12.00 noon on Wednesday.

Obidients, Buhari and October 1st By Lasisi Olagunju 

I learnt yesterday that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, will be visiting Nigeria today. The question I asked the bearer of the great tidings was: When is he going back to his rest in London? He will be arriving Nigeria two days after our urban psychedelic ‘children’ of anger shut down vital parts of Lagos and other cities in celebration of Nigeria’s Independence Day. They are called Obidients, supporters of Mr Peter Obi, urban rave of the moment. They had drums and…

WHO ARE THESE OBIDIENTS? By Femi Fani-Kayode

Let me make this clear from the outset. I am a member of the APC and a supporter of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.   This contribution does not in any way derogate from that and my analysis is more of an academic and intellectual exercise than anything else.   I am NOT a supporter of Peter Obi and I have NO intention of becoming one. I am however interested on what his supporters represent and stand for and that is the subject of this essay.   They are worthy of my…