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Kwara APC Accuses State Executives Of Marginalisation

1 month ago /

All seems not too well with the Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as some members have accused the state executives of marginalisation, victimization and intimidation. The group under the aegis of Caucus for Progressive Change made this allegation while addressing journalists in Ilorin, Kwara state. Speaking through their...

Fresh PDP Denies Disbandment

1 month ago /

One of the leaders of the splinter group in the Peoples Democratic Party, the fresh PDP, Emmanuel Nwosu, has denied reports that the group has been disbanded. In a statement issued in Abuja, Nwosu said contrary to reports that Fresh PDP has pledged its loyalty to the national chairman of the...

Fresh PDP Disbanded

1 month ago /

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disbanded   the splinter group, ''the Fresh PDP'', and absorbed it into the main party, led by Uche Secondus. The decision to disband the group was reached at a reconciliation meeting held in the Abuja home of the former national chairman of the PDP,...

APGA Set To Produce Credible Candidates For 2019 Elections

1 month ago /

The All Progressive Alliance, APGA, says only credible people will be given tickets of the party to contest for any political position in the 2019 general election The party’s National Chairman, Victor Oye who said this also advised party faithful to maintain high standards to promote the party’s image before the...

INEC Warns Politicians Against Violating Electoral Guidelines

1 month ago /

As the 2019 general elections begin to gather momentum in Cross River State, politicians have been warned not to go against electoral guidelines as anyone found wanting will be sanctioned. The State INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Frankland Briyai, gave the warning during an interactive meeting with chairmen and secretaries of registered political...

OSIEC Chairman Faults Conduct Of LG Polls

1 month ago /

The Chairman, Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC),  Segun Oladitan, has faulted all litigations against the conduct of local government election slated for January 27, 2018. Addressing OSIEC staff and ad-hoc staff at Osogbo yesterday during a 2-day training workshop for Electoral Offices (E.O) Assistant Electoral Offices, (AEO) and OSIEC staff,...

Kwara PDP Pledges To 2019 Governorship Election

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state says it is repositioning itself to win next year’s governorship election in the state. The state chairman of the party, Iyiola Oyedepo,  disclosed this at the party’s peace meeting in Ilorin. The party had been embroiled in leadership tussle until November 2017 when the...

David Mark Heads PDP Reconciliation Committee

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of trustees, is intensifying efforts to bring to a logical end, the recent internal wrangling after the December 9, 2017 national convention of the party. Chairman of the party’s bot, Walid Jibril revealed this when women of the door-to-door group of the party visited him in...

INEC Issues Certificate Of Registration To 21 New Parties

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday issued certificates of registration to 21 newly registered political parties. This brings the number of political parties in Nigeria to 68. Speaking at the event, the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu appealed to political parties to adhere strictly to the 2019 Election timetable...

No Plans To Dump PDP For APGA – Oduah

1 month ago /

Senator Stella Oduah has described as untrue, recent reports that she plans to dump the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). In an interview with reporters in Abuja on Monday, Oduah said that the reports were mere speculations. An online medium reported on Monday that the Senator...

APC Distances Self From Buhari’s Board Appointments

1 month ago /

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied being fully involved in the selection process of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent board appointments. National Chairman of the party, Mr John Oyegun, told reporters on Sunday in Abuja that the APC was involved in the early stage of the process but not consulted before...

Fresh PDP Proscribes Party’s Governors’ Forum

1 month ago /

A faction of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, known as “the Fresh PDP”, has proscribed the PDP governors’ forum. It says the forum is not recognized by the party’s constitution. The director general of “Fresh PDP”, Obi-Nwosu Emmanuel told newsmen in Abuja that since the PDP is a political...

Ayade, Imoke Say PDP Political Family Intact, Set To Win 2019 Elections

1 month ago /

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has received a rousing welcome in Itigidi, the country home of his predecessor, Former Governor Liyel Imoke to celebrate the new year with him. The visit which later turned into a political rally drew politicians from across party lines, former and serving political...

Buhari’s New Year Message Depressing, Full Of False Claims, Says PDP

1 month ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year address as depressing, as it completely failed to address serious economic and security issues confronting the nation, for which Nigerians earnestly expected answers from Government. National Publicity Secretary, of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Monday said...

PDP Reacts To Lawmaker’s Defection, Wants Seat Declared Vacant

2 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the defection of one of its members at the House of Representatives, Ehiozuwa Agbonayima, as illegal. This was contained in a statement issued on Thursday by the spokesman for the Edo State chapter of the party, Chris Nehikhare, shortly after the lawmaker announced his...

BREAKING: PDP Loses Another Member To APC

2 months ago /

Another member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Johnson Agbonayinma who represents Edo State, was a member of the Ali Modu Sheriff faction before the Supreme Court recognised the then Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction as the authentic...

Distractors At Work, Secondus Reacts To PDP Faction

2 months ago /

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has reacted to the emergence of a new faction of the party. Addressing reporters on Wednesday in Abuja shortly after the new faction was unveiled in the nation’s capital, Mr Secondus blamed the deployment on some people who he said...

PDP Campaigns For Delta State LGC Elections

2 months ago /

Governor of Delta State, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, has asked members of the peoples democratic party PDP to consolidate on gains it has made in the state and also woo more members to its fold.  The governor made the call as the campaign train for the forth coming January 6, 2018 lga...

Adeniran Disowns Aggrieved PDP Group

2 months ago /

Meanwhile the Former Education minister and  candidate in the just concluded Peoples Democratic party  (PDP) chairmanship election, Professor Tunde Adeniran, has disowned a group which announced its intention to create a freah faction within the party on Wednesday. Adeniran who spoke through the Director of his Campaign Organisation, Shehu Garban, in...

Fresh ‘PDP’: Secondus, Fayose Condemns New Group, Says They Are Jokers

2 months ago /

The newly elected national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Uche Secondus and the chairman PDP governors forum Ayodele Fayose has described the emergence of the ‘fresh’ PDP group as a mere distraction which will not stand the test of time. The two party stalwarts said this in Ado Ekiti,...