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Dokpesi Takes Campaign To Ex-President Jonathan

18 hours ago /

Business mogul and politician, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi has extended his tour of homes of leaders and founding fathers of the People's Democratic Party, PDP to the office of former president Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, the Nigerian capital. Dokpesi's visit was to intimate the former president of his decision to...

NAC Elects New Leaders

1 day ago /

One of the opposition parties in Nigeria, National Action Council (NAC) has elected leaders to pilot its affairs. The party held its first national convention since 2002 with a view to repositioning for the 2019 elections. Since 2002 when the national action council came into existence, the party has not been able...

PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi Gets More Endorsements

2 days ago /

A leading aspirant for the chairmanship of the peoples democratic party, PDP, in the December convention, high chief Aleogho Dokpesi has been receiving endorsements from party leaders across the country. Dokpesi whose campaign trail berthed at the federal capital territory saw the media mogul receive blessings from elder statesman, Edwin Clark,...

Dokpesi Solicits Support Of Ogbeha/Mantu

2 days ago /

In continuation of his visit to party leaders and founding fathers of the peoples democratic party, a foremost aspirant in the PDP national chairmanship race, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi was at the Abuja homes of the former deputy senate president, Senator Ibrahim Mantu and a former military governor and...

PDP National Convention: IBB Bless Dokpesi For Chairman

5 days ago /

The forthcoming December national convention of the PDP has been described by former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida as an avenue for party faithful to uphold the visionary ideals of the founding fathers of the party. He said Democracy was about choice and only people with vision, courage and strong commitment...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

5 days ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

Osinbajo Denies Approving NNPC ‘Contracts’

5 days ago /

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that he only approved two loans for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and not contracts. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande had earlier said that the Vice President approved contracts for NNPC. Akande said the contracts were approved after...

NLC Wades Into Labour Party Crisis

6 days ago /

The national political commission of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned at the recent disturbing developments in the Labour Party, leading to a  special convention which allegedly took place  in Abuja on October 3, 2017 with a new leadership At a media briefing in Abuja, the commission resolved to intervene...

Dokpesi Wants Council Of State To Intercede To Keep Nigeria United

6 days ago /

PDP national chairmanship hopeful and a business mogul, Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi wants former military head of state of Nigeria, General Abdusalam Abubakar to get the council of state to intercede in keeping Nigeria as one united indivisible entity. Raymond Dokpesi made the call when he visited the former  military head...

Dokpesi Decries Attempts At Micro-Zoning Of PDP Chairmanship

6 days ago /

An aspirant for the chairmanship of The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, High Chief Aleogho Dokpesi has decried the high wire manipulations to micro-zone the chairmanship position to the south­ west as anti-party and against the interest of the party. Dokpesi made this known while fielding questions from newsmen in Abuja on...

Labour Party Crisis Deepens

6 days ago /

The Mike Omotosho faction of the Labour Party is further tightening its grip on the party with claims that law enforcement agents are investigating alleged financial impropriety of its chairman, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam. The Omotosho group also published claims by Abdulsalam that the 2014 labour party constitution vests the power to convene...

Zoning Formula: PDP Northern Leaders Restate Commitment

1 week ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party northern leaders and elders forum has restated its commitment to the zoning formula adopted by the party, under which the 2019 presidential seat is zoned to the north. The forum restated its position at a meeting held in Abuja, to review the party’s zoning arrangement ahead of...

Dokpesi Endorses Okoye For PDP Youth Leader Position

1 week ago /

A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party, high Chief Aleogho Dokpesi has endorsed Sunday Udeh-Okoye for the position of national youth leader in the forthcoming 2017 elective convention of the party. Dokpesi who received Udeh-Okoye At his Abuja home on Monday said the progress of the party is in the hands...

PDP condemns defection of two of its members

1 week ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the defection of two of its members Ahmed Tijani from Kogi state and Zaphaniah Jisalo from the FCT to the ruling all progressives congress (APC), as an act of illegality perpetrated on the floor of the house of representatives. Spokesperson of the party, Dayo...

2019 Elections: PDP Reconciles Aggrieved Members

2 weeks ago /

The North-East Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has embarked on a reconciliation process in the region ahead of the 2019 general elections. Chairman of the Committee and Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, said they would leave no stone unturned in uniting the aggrieved party members ahead of the...

APC Holds Reconciliation Meeting

2 weeks ago /

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie Oyegun says complaints of marginalization by sections of the country will end if all groups feel incorporated into Nigeria’s progressive’s politics. He said this on Thursday at the reconciliation meeting with aspirants of the Anambra state primaries that took place recently. Odigie-oyegun...

Anambra Election: APC Preaches Unity, Drums Support For Candidate

2 weeks ago /

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has met with the party’s candidate for the Anambra State governorship election, Tony Nwoye, and other aspirants who contested the APC primaries for the election. The meeting, which was convened and presided on Thursday by the APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, had in...

Fayose’s Presidential Declaration: An Exercise In Futility-PDP

2 weeks ago /

The spokesperson of the national caretaker committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Dayo Adeyeye has described the presidential declaration of Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose as a clear violation of the rules and regulation’s of the party. Adeyeye stated this in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital on Thursday while...

I Will Defeat President Buhari In Fair Election – Fayose

2 weeks ago /

It is still a full year and five months to the 2019 elections, but some politicians eyeing the highest office in the land are already positioning themselves to run. One of such is the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose who has not hidden his desire to contest the presidency, on the...

Fayose Open's Up On His Presidential Ambition

2 weeks ago /

Ekiti Sate Governor and Chairman PDP governors’ forum, Ayodele Fayose, has opened up on his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election. Governor Fayose in an interview with AIT said though the PDP zoned the presidential ticket to the north, the constitution of the party did not bar any aspirant from contesting...


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