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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months 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...

Gbenga Daniel Takes Campaign To Kwara, Promises To Unify PDP

2 months ago /

A Former Governor Of Ogun State and one of the aspirants for the Peoples Democratic Party National Chairmanship Position, Gbenga Daniel has said that resolving the party's differences and uniting members would be his priority if he emerges as the national chairman. Gbenga daniel stated this when he came to meet...

Gbenga Daniels Woos PDP Benue/Nasarawa Delegates

2 months ago /

Peoples Democratic Party stalwarts in Benue and Nasarawa states have expressed  confidence in the ability of one of its chairmanship hopefuls, Otumba Gbanga Daniel to take the party to grater heights. Gbenga Daniel had taken his message of “ a new beginning” to party faithful in the two north central Nigerian states Gbenga Daniel called...

BREAKING: Wife Of Ex-PDP National Chairman, Maryam Ali, Joins APC

3 months ago /

Wife of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Maryam Ali, has joined the All Progressives Congress. Mrs. Ali, who is married to ex-PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmadu Ali, renounced her membership of the PDP and declared her allegiance to the APC at a brief ceremony at the...

Obanikoro To Officially Defect To APC

3 months ago /

A Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, will be officially defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The politician confirmed this reporters, noting that he would be declaring his defection in Lagos at the weekend. While he is yet to clearly state...

PDP Convention: Bode George Asks Makarfi To Resign

3 months ago /

Sharp divisions have again emerged in the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with leaders sharply divided ahead of the party’s December 9 convention. Prof. Tunde Adeniran, a chairmanship aspirant, has petitioned the party over the list of the panelists who will conduct the ward delegates’ election, saying they are Uche Secondus’...

APGA Will Win Elections In All South-East States, Says Obiano

3 months ago /

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has expressed confidence that his party – the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), will win elections in other South- East states. The Governor made the statement said in an interview with reporters in Anambra State, shortly after he was declared the winner of the...

Nasarawa PDP Assembly Members Deny Defection News

3 months ago /

The members representing the peoples democratic party in the Nassarawa state house of assembly have denied media reports credited to the speaker that they will soon decamp to the All Progressives Congress, APC Spokesman of the two members and house minority leader, Peter Mbucho argued that they have no plans to...

Obaze Rejects Obiano’s Victory In Anambra Governorship Poll

3 months ago /

The incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance coasted home with a landslide victory in Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. Obiano, who won in all the 21 local government areas of the state, floored his arch rivals, Tony Nwoye of the...

Anambra Election: Osita Chidoka Concedes Defeat, ‘Salutes’ Supporters

3 months ago /

Governorship candidate of the United Progressives Party, Mr Osita Chidoka, has conceded defeat in Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. Mr Chidoka, a former Minister of Aviation and ex-Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, wished the governor-elect well and thanked his supporters for standing by him. “We thank all our volunteers, party...

Fayose Congratulates Obiano On Overwhelming Victory

3 months ago /

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has congratulated Governor Willie Obiano for his landslide victory in the just concluded Anambra election. The governor, who spoke on Sunday through his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, was convinced that the results clearly showed that connection to the people...

APGA’s Obiano Secures Second Term By Overwhelming Victory

3 months ago /

Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and incumbent Governor of Anambra State,  Willie Obiano has succeeded in his re-election bid after securing a landslide victory over 36 others gunning for his position. The Chief Returning Officer for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra, Professor Zanna Akpagu, declared the governor winner of...

Dokpesi Takes Campaign To PDP-FCT

3 months ago /

A top contender for the national chairmanship position of the PDP, media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi, says original indigenes of the federal capital territory deserve better compensation The chairmanship hopeful made the remarks at the FCT PDP secretariat, when he met with some FCT delegates to the December 9, 2017 elective convention,...

PDP Chairmanship Race: Handpicking Of Candidate Will Take Party To Era Of Impunity - Adedoja

3 months ago /

One of the chairmanship aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party, Professor Taoheed Adedoja has called on the leadership of the party to allow every qualified candidate to go for an election during the forthcoming national convention that will produce new executive of the party. Speaking with newsmen shortly after  his visit...

Anambra Election: APGA’s Obiano Has No Contender – Umeh

3 months ago /

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Victor Umeh, says Governor Willie Obiano has no contender in the Anambra governorship election. Mr Umeh, who is also the Director of Obiano Campaign Organisation, said this on Thursday in Awka, the state capital. “Political parties are registered to contest elections,” he said. “Even...

PDP Asks Obaseki To Stop Blaming ‘Opposition For Failure’

3 months ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to stop blaming past administrations and the opposition for his government’s inability to create jobs and settle pensioners. The party also advised the governor to focus more on the business of good governance and address the infrastructural deficiencies in...

PDP Aspirants Sign Peace Accord

3 months ago /

Ahead of the December nine, 2017 elective convention, eight national chairmanship aspirants of the peoples democratic party, PDP, have signed a peace accord to prevent violence and accept election results at the elective national convention, holding in Abuja. The aspirants agreed to avoid any conduct or behaviour likely to endanger the...


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