News - PDP

Babangida Charges PDP To Provide Better Alternative In 2019

16 hours ago /
Politics 

Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, at the weekend appraised his position on current political developments in the nation and surmised that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must provide a better choice for Nigerians.

PDP Bemoans Zamfara Massacre

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara State.  The Party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary,  Kola Ologbondiyan, lamented what it called continued failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled Federal Government to take decisive steps to end the...

Fayose Condemns Zamfara Killings

2 days ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor,  Ayodele Fayose, says the statement by his Zamfara State counterpart, Abdulaziz Yari, that security agencies failed to respond to the alert given to them to prevent the massacre of people in Zamafara State, has vindicated his earlier stance that no extra one billion Dollars was needed to...

Former President Abubakar Visits Buhari

6 days ago /
Nation 

Former President, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital.The meeting which held on Tuesday lasted for about 25 minutes.The former president, however, did not say why he was at the villa or what he discussed with President Buhari....

Kano LG Election: A Post Script

1 week ago /
Politics 

The February 10 Local Government Councils Election in Kano State has been won and lost with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) winning all the 44 chairmanship and 484 councillorship positions. In this special report, a chronology of events preceding the election, is X-rayed to derive lessons for the impending 2019...

PDP Slams Katsina, Kano Polls

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described Saturday’s Kano state local council election, and house of representatives bye-election in Kastina state, as a wholesome mockery of electoral process.

Alleged Fraud: Supreme Court Rejects Metuh’s Appeal

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that a former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, should face trial for alleged fraud thereby rejecting his appeal.Metuh is standing trial for allegedly diverting N400 million from the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. The trial judge, Okon Abang, had in...

PDP Suspends Niger Deputy Chairman

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State after an emergency meeting on Friday morning denied reports of the defection of its deputy chairman, Aminu Yusuf.The party said Yusuf never decamped from the party because the PDP has not received any letter from him to communicate his defection from the...

Kebbi Governorship Tussle: Parties Opt For Written Arguments

1 week ago /
Politics 

Parties in the ongoing Kebbi state pre-election matter before an Abuja federal high court have unanimously opted for written arguments on objections raised by first defendant’s counsel, Yakubu Maikiyau on the admissibility of documents to be tendered by the plaintiffs’ lawyer.

PDP Decries Presidency’s Intrusion In Metuh’s Trial

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as eminently revealing, the direct unwarranted and unjustified official intrusion and negative suggestions of the Presidency in the on-going trial of its former National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh.

‘We Should Be Mourning,’ Rep Makes Passionate Plea Over Killings

1 week ago /
Nation 

A lawmaker at the House of Representatives has called for national mourning in order to show remorse for the several lives lost to the herdsmen killings in Nigeria.Honourable Kingsley Chinda Ogundu representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency, Rivers State made the passionate plea for national mourning on Wednesday, February 7 while supporting...

Ekiti Governorship Election: PDP Threatens Clampdown On Erring Aspirants

1 week ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the July 14 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State the Peoples Democratic Party in the state has threatened to clampdown on any governorship aspirants of the party who orchestrate violence or cause disaffection that might affect the chances of the party at the election.

House Of Representatives Wades Into Metu’s Health Situation

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Representatives has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami , to intervene in the case of the former National Publicity Secretary of the People's Democratic Party, Olisa Metu, to enable him seek proper medical attention abroad. This was contained in a motion...

Irate Youths Protest Death Of Commercial Driver In Benin

1 week ago /
Nation 

There was pandemonium at the Igun axis of third east circular road in the Edo State capital, Benin City on Tuesday as youths protested the killing of a commercial driver  allegedly by Police. The angry youths barricaded  Ikpoba slope and other adjoining roads  causing heavy vehicular and human traffic. According to  eye...

How We’ll Defeat APC In 2019 – PDP Chairman

1 week ago /
Politics 

Political parties in Nigeria have begun to map out strategies on how to win the Presidency and other key positions across the country in 2019. While many described 2018 as a year of increased activities in the political sphere, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has outlined some of its plans...

EFCC Vs Akinjide, Others: Ex-Senator Challenges Court’s Jurisdiction

1 week ago /
Nation 

A former Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Ayo Adeseun, has filed an application to challenge the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to try him and two others before Justice Muslim Hassan of a Federal High Court in Lagos over allegations of laundering N650 million. On the...

PDP Asks Buhari To Protect Lives And Property

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national working committee (NWC) and its Governors forum have called on president Muhammadu Buhari to take responsibility of the protection of lives and properties of Nigerians following the recent spate of killings.

PDP States Reject Planned Withdrawal Of $1bn From Excess Crude Account

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is against the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Oil account by the Federal Government to tackle insecurity. The PDP is of the view that local governments are vehemently opposed to the unilateral withdrawal of the said amount under any guise. A statement...

PDP Accuses FG Of ‘Massive Corruption’ In Fuel Subsidy Regime [Full Text]

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Federal Government of ‘massive corruption’ amid the controversy over the alleged payment of fuel subsidy. The party made the allegation in a communique issued shortly after the meeting of members of its National Working Committee (NWC) on Sunday in Asaba, Delta State capital. As...

BREAKING: Olisa Metuh Appears In Court On Stretcher

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has appeared in court on a stretcher. Mr Metuh is standing trial for alleged money laundering being part of the funds linked with former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd). His lawyer,  Emeka Etiaba, had informed the court in...


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