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PDP Reconciliation Committee Begins Fence Mending

18 hours ago /

The National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has begun its nationwide tour to address all issues arising from the December 9 national elective convention in Abuja. The delegation led by Bayelsa state Governor, Seriake Dickson vowed to find a lasting solution to issues arising from the convention. Though the elective...

South-West Not Sidelined, PDP Tells APC

1 day ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed insinuations that the South West region was sidelined in the last National Convention of the party, accusing the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) of orchestrating the rumours. The PDP, in a statement signed by the National Deputy Publicity Secretary of the party, Prince Diran...

Oyegun Congratulates Secondus

1 day ago /

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun has congratulated his in counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus and other newly elected officials of the party. Oyegun in a statement on Tuesday said he hopes the new chairman will use his experience, garnered over the years, to...

Reconcile Aggrieved Party Members, Makarfi Tells New PDP Chairman

1 day ago /

The former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s caretaker committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has urged the newly elected chairman of the PDP, Mr Uche Secondus to pursue reconciliation to the latter. Senator Makarfi made the appeal at the PDP headquarters in Abuja, where the formal handing over ceremony was performed. In...

PDP’s New Leadership Takes Over

2 days ago /

The out gone national caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has urged the new members of the PDP national working committee to take the task of rebuilding the party seriously. Makarfi, while handing over the affairs of the party to the new national chairman, Uche Secondus, assured...

Dokpesi Faults PDP Elections

3 days ago /

A foremost PDP chairmanship aspirant and media magnate Raymond Dokpesi, has faulted the PDP national leadership elections, describing it as a charade, that may destroy the party. Dokpesi told newsmen at the convention ground that the process of voting was rigged, following the distribution of a unity list containing names of candidates...

APC Berates PDP Convention Anomalies

3 days ago /

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, says the abnormalities that trailed the peoples democratic party convention that ended on Sunday have exposed it as a party with corruption deeply rooted in its DNA. A statement issued by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdullahi said and we quote “the brazen display...

PDP Convention: Intrigues And Withdrawals

3 days ago /

The just concluded elective national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party that produced Uche Secondus as chairman in the early hours of Sunday was loaded with intrigues, mutual suspicion and high level negotiations at the convention ground. In this report, AIT’s Anoyoyo Ogiagboviogie examines the process that led to the most...

PDP National Convention: Leaders Urge Unity

3 days ago /

The new leadership of the peoples democratic party have been advised to ensure doors of acceptance and opportunities remain wide open for both returnees and new members into the party, The advice was given by various speakers at the just concluded elective national convention of the party, held in Abuja. Former national...

Abuja Court Dismisses Suit On PDP Campaign Fund

6 days ago /

A Federal Capital Territory high court has dismissed a suit seeking to expose the sources of campaign fund for the peoples democratic party, PDP, during the 2015 presidential election. Justice Olukayode Adeniyi dismissed the suit on the ground that the attempt to expose a company, northern belt oil and gas company limited...

Raymond Dokpesi Will Not Step Down From The Pdp Chairmanship Race

6 days ago /

It has come to my attention and that of the Raymond Dokpesi campaign organization that speculations are rife to the effect that our principal Dr. Raymond Dokpesi has succumbed to political pressure and agreed to drop out of the race for the office of the national chairman of our great party.  Nothing...

PDP Alleges Plans To Disrupt Its Convention

1 week ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate and caution those planning  to  disrupt the December nine elective national convention of the party.  Spokesman of the party, Dayo Adeyeye made the call while addressing newsmen at the national secretariat of the party ahead of Saturday’s convention. Adeyeye said the PDP leadership...

PDP Screens Aspirants For Various Party Offices

1 week ago /

With less than seventy-two hours to the intra-party polls of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, the last phase of the screening of the aspirants eyeing various elective positions will be conclude on Thursday.   By a programme drawn up, the screening of the aspirants for eight elective offices including the national chairmanship...

PDP Professionals Sue For Peaceful Convention

1 week ago /

As the tenure of the national caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic  Party come to an end, the chairman of the committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has urged members of the party to respect decisions of  committees set up to organize the December nine national convention. Senator  Makarfi spoke while declaring open the 2017 national...

Atiku Visits PDP Headquarters, Holds Talks With Makarfi

1 week ago /

Former Vice President,  Atiku Abubakar has arrived the National Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja. He is accompanied by a large crowd of supporters, PDP leaders from Adamawa State, and the governor of Niger State, Babangida Muaza. After he was received by the spokesman for the party, Prince Dayo...

Okorocha Appoints Commissioner For Happiness, 28 Others

1 week ago /

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha,  has appointed 28 new commissioners, promising to complete all ongoing projects in the state before the end of his tenure in 2019. Among the newly sworn-in commissioners include Mrs Ogechi Ololo (nee Okorocha) who was announced at the state’s Commissioner for Happiness and Purpose Fulfillment. Okorocha said...

PDP Chairman’s Race: Ayade Assures Dokpesi Of Cross River Delegates Votes

1 week ago /

Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has described the leading chairmanship aspirant, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi as a man of courage, integrity and a committed member of the PDP whom he believes would succeed in his desire to lead the party because of his steadfastness. Ayade gave the commendation when...

Southwest PDP Leadership Tussle: Appeal Court Orders Stay Of Execution

1 week ago /

The court of appeal sitting in ado-Ekiti on Monday ordered a stay of execution on all the pending orders and rulings from lower courts on the leadership tussle at the southwest zonal executive committee of the peoples democratic party, PDP, thereby paving the way for the participation of eddy Olafeso-Led...

PDP Chairmanship Position Is Not For Sale, Says Babangida

1 week ago /

In the countdown to the Saturday 9th December, 2017 convention of the peoples’ democratic party, [PDP], as founding fathers and stakeholders, we need to collectively assure Nigerians and our teeming members that we have indeed learnt our bitter lessons. Following the defeat of the party in the 2015 election, it...

Jonathan Optimistic Of Successful PDP Convention

1 week ago /

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he is very optimistic the Peoples Democratic Party will organise a successful convention. Speaking when he paid Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike a visit at the government house, Port Harcourt, Jonathan said next Saturday’s national convention will usher in a new beginning for the PDP. The...


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