News - PDP

PDP Reconciliation Committee Begins Fence Mending

4 hours ago /
Politics 

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...

Ekiti Panel On Alleged Misappropriation Of State Finances Submits Report

4 hours ago /
Nation 

The Ekiti State Judicial Commission of inquiry set-up on the 23rd of May 2017 to investigate alleged misappropriation of state finances from October 2010 to October 2014 has submitted its final report.  Receiving the commission’s report on Wednesday at the Exco chambers of the governor’s office in Ado Ekiti, the state...

South-West Not Sidelined, PDP Tells APC

1 day ago /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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...

NJC Answers Justice Ademola

3 days ago /
Judiciary  

The National Judicial Council, NJC said it recommended the compulsory retirement of two Federal High Court Judges, Justice Adeniyi Ademola and justice Tokode, both of the federal high court. And gave serious warning to four other judges.

Dokpesi Faults PDP Elections

3 days ago /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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...

Politicians Told To Embrace Politics Without Bitterness

6 days ago /
Nation 

Imbibing politics without bitterness as a virtue of transformation was the consensus of speakers at the unveiling of a book on former  President Goodluck Jonathan  on Thursday in Abuja. Former minister of information Jerry Gana who chaired the event described the former president as a hero of Nigeria’s democracy whose way of life should be the guiding...

Abuja Court Dismisses Suit On PDP Campaign Fund

6 days ago /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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...

Atiku, IBB In Closed Door Meeting

1 week ago /
Nation 

Former Vice President of Nigeria,  Atiku Abubakar, is in Minna the Niger State Capital where he is meeting with former military president, Ibrahim Babangida. He was received at the Minna Airport by the Deputy Governor of Niger State, Ahmed Ketso, the Head of Service, Yabagi Sule and the State PDP Chairman,...

Plateau PDP Chairman, Son Kidnapped

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Plateau State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, Damishi Sango has been allegedly kidnapped, alongside four others in Jere, along the Kaduna/Abuja expressway. The incident was said to have occured while they were in transit from Jos to Abuja in preparations for the party’s national convention. Sango, who was also a former Minister of...

PDP Alleges Plans To Disrupt Its Convention

1 week ago /
Politics 

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 /
Politics 

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...

 

Alleged Murder: Maryam Sanda’s Trial Commences

1 week ago /
Nation 

The trial of Maryam Sanda, the woman who allegedly killed her husband in Abuja has commenced, with the police filing an amended charge against her. The charge has been amended to include three defendants, her mother Maimuna Sanda, her brother Aliyu Sanda and one other person. However, the prosecutor says efforts by...

IBB Reacts To Atiku’s Defection, Expects Successful PDP Convention

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), has reacted to the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).  The reaction comes three days after the former vice president announced that he was returning to the PDP, following his resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC)...


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