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PDP Delegation Meet Former President Jonathan Ahead Of 2019

5 days ago /

Members of the Strategy Review and Inter-party Relations Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are meeting with some leaders of the party in Abuja including the former President, Goodluck Jonathan. According to them, the meeting is aimed at reviving the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Chairman of the...

PDP STRATEGY AND INTRA PARTY REVIEW COMMITTEE, SUBMITS REPORT

1 week ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Strategy Review and Inter-Party Affairs Committee has urged the party to return to its traditional direct primaries for nominating candidates for elections. Chairman of the committee, Professor Jerry Gana, made the call while submitting the committee’s report to the Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker...

Home Coming of Ibori

2 weeks ago /

Prominent politicians in Delta State, including elected and appointed ones, have besieged the Osubi Airstrip in Okpe Local Government Area of the state where ex-Governor James Ibori is expected to land. Our correspondent who arrived the Osubi Airstrip near Effurun says politicians including the serving Secretary to the State Government,...

National Unity Party Launches Manifesto

2 weeks ago /

As the race to the 2019 general elections hot’s up, one of the political parties, the National Unity Party (NUP) has unveiled its agenda. The party which was registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in 2016, told its members in Abuja at the launch of its manifesto and membership cards, that the party will...

Ayodele Fayose Unfit To Lead Governors – Kashamu

3 weeks ago /

Senator Buruji Kashamu (PDP-Ogun East) has faulted the choice of Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose, as the Chairman of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum. According to the Nation, Kashamu castigated his party governor Fayose in a statement released in Ijebu-Igbo on Sunday. He said: “It was a misnormer that the governors of...

All Defectors Will Pay – PDP

4 weeks ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the defection of some of its elected officials to other parties as “unwise decision’’ for which they will “pay a political price’’. The National Chairman of the party, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, stated this at the PDP caucus meeting held in Abuja. Makarfi said that the...

PDP Governors Forum Appoint Fayose As Chairman

1 month ago /

The governors forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appointed Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose as its chairman. Fayose was appointed to take over the affairs of the forum from former Chairman, Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state, whose tenure as governor of the state would come to an...

Ekweremadu Denies Reports Of Dumping PDP For APC

1 month ago /

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has dismissed as false, insinuations and reports that he could be on his way to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to save his job. A statement by the spokesman for Senator Ekweremadu, Okey Ozoani, described the reports as a ‘fantasy of those...

Governor Ahmed Presents Kwara 2017 Budget

1 month ago /

The Kwara state Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has presented a budget estimate of over 135.3 billion Naira before the state House of Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year. Laying the budget tagged: ‘budget of introspection and sustenance’, is an increase of 29 billion Naira of the revised 2016 appropriation law. Out of the...

Abia Elections: PDP Wins All Local Government Area Chairmanship Positions

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the chairmanship positions in the local council election held in Abia State on Wednesday, December 21, 2016. The poll, which was contested by the PDP, All Progressives Congress, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Labour Party and  the Progressive Peoples Alliance, was concluded late in...

Rivers Rerun: Wike Constitutes Judicial Commission Of Inquiry

2 months ago /

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has constituted a Judicial Commission of Inquiry, to investigate the killings and other violent acts/matters that occurred during the December 10 rerun and supplementary elections in the state. The constitution of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry was contained in a special government announcement signed by...

PDP Wins Two Senatorial Seats In Rivers

2 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won one more senatorial seat in the legislative rerun elections in Rivers State, bringing the number of its senatorial seats to two. Announcing the third senatorial result on Monday, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said that the candidate of the PDP, Osinachukwu Ideozu, won...

Rivers Re-run: Police Vow To Punish Partisan Officials

2 months ago /

Any police officer that aligns with any politician or political party during the legislative re-run elections in Rivers State will be severely dealt with, the leadership of the force warned on Friday. The warning was issued by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, during a meeting with police officers ahead...

Rivers Rerun: INEC, Security Agencies Meet With Political Parties

2 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the various security agencies, as well as political party leaders and their candidates have met again in continuous efforts to ensure that Saturday’s re-run polls in Rivers State are hitch-free. With the poll already generating tension, the deputy Inspector General Of Police in charge of...

Osun Assembly Amends Local Government Administration Law

2 months ago /

Osun State House of Assembly on Monday, approved an executive bill for the amendment to the State Local Government Administration Amendment Law No 5. Briefing newsmen shortly after the session on the floor of the House, the Chairman House Committee on Information, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, said the bill, passed by the parliament,...

Mimiko Wishes Akeredolu Success Ahead Of Tenure

2 months ago /

Ondo State Governor,  Olusegun Mimiko, has sent his congratulatory message to the Governor-Elect,  Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN). Mimiko in a statement signed on Monday by his Chief Press Secretary, Eni Akinsola, said: “It behooves of him as the Governor of Ondo State to congratulate the Governor-elect, Akeredolu, (SAN), and wish him success...

Ondo Decides: PDP Rejects Election Results, Accuses INEC Of Complicity

2 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the cancellation of the result of the Ondo governorship election won by Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, saying it was ‘a charade’ and not the true reflection of the will of the people of Ondo State. The political party in a statement by its spokesman, Deji...

Fayose Blames INEC For PDP’s Loss In Ondo Election

2 months ago /

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has lamented the outcome of the Ondo State Governorship election won by Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He believes the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) connived with the APC and its collaborators in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig the election before...

Ondo Election: Card Readers Absent, Malfunctioning In Akure South, Ilesha Garage, Others

2 months ago /

As early as 9am on Saturday, voters trooped out to exercise their franchise in the Ondo State governorship election. INEC officials are also on ground. However, at some wards, the cards readers are either absent or malfunctioning. In Unit 028, ward 2 Akure south, the card readers are not working. Also, According...

Ondo Election: Accreditation, Voting Process Commenced

2 months ago /

There was overt tension on Saturday as the voting and accreditation process commenced in the Ondo governorship election on Saturday. This followed the violent clash in Owo on Thursday in which a chieftain of the APC, Afolabi Olaposi, was killed. As at 8.a.m. when the accreditation and voting process commenced...


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