News - PDP

Southwest PDP Ends 2-Day Reconciliation Committee Meeting

1 day ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) delegates from Oyo, Ogun, Osun And Lagos states have resolved to work together as one united party in their respective states to reconcile all stakeholders and move the party forward within the zone. This is one out of the three resolutions reached at the end of...

Police: Why We Did Not Arrest Attackers Of Charlie Boy’s Group

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police wednesday gave reasons why they did not arrest those who attacked members of ‘OurMumuDonDo’ movement asking for the return or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari from office. The group, led by popular musician and entertainer, Charlie Boy, had gone to Wuse Market last Tuesday to protest, but were...

Nasarawa PDP Crisis: Court Vacates Order For Closure Of Secretariat

2 days ago /
Nation 

A High Court sitting in Lafia has vacated an interim order for the closure of the secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State. The vacation order was to pave way for proper hearing of the matter before the court after Mr Muhammad Tanko asked the court to declare...

Edo House Of Assembly Suspends Sacked Speaker, Deputy And Majority Leader

4 days ago /
Nation 

The speaker Edo state house of assembly Justine Okonobor, his deputy Elizabeth Ativie and the majority leader, Folly Ogedengbe have been impeached for various acts of misconduct. The three principal officers were impeached after 19 out of the 24-members of the house signed an impeachment motion. The lawmakers elected kabiru adjoto, representing...

PDP Powerfully Re-Launched Itself

5 days ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s largest opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party on Saturday re-launched itself powerfully after its defeat at the last general election in 2015 at its 2017 special non-elective national convention.  The carnival like convention created an atmosphere for members to reunite. It also created an opportunity for many to sell their ambitions...

PDP Special Convention: National Caretaker Committee Extended By Four Months

5 days ago /
Politics 

The special non-elective convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has extended the tenure of the national caretaker committee, by four months. This was the highlight of resolutions adopted at the convention, which held in Abuja on Saturday. The party also ratified the dissolution of Anambra state executive, dissolved the executive committee...

Jonathan Blasts Critics, Says Only PDP Can Lead Nigeria To Greatness

5 days ago /
Nation 

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has faulted critics of his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party, saying the party is back and is the only one that can lead the country to greatness. Mr Jonathan’s comments came at the PDP’s non-elective national convention today in Abuja, one month after the Supreme...

Borno APC Slams Shekau Capture Rumours

1 week ago /
Nation 

The all progressives congress, APC in Borno state has alleged that some loyalists of former Governor Ali Modu Sheriff, ‎led by one barrister Kolo Adam, are behind the recent rumours, claiming that boko haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau has been arrested at a un rented facility in Maiduguri. APC's publicity secretary, Makinta...

PDP Scheduled To Hold A Non-Elective Convention On Saturday

1 week ago /
Politics 

Ahead of Saturday’s special non-elective national convention of the peoples democratic party, PDP, chairman of the convention planning committee and delta state governor, senator Ifeanyi Okowa has said the party is ready to organize a successful convention. Governor Okowa stated this on Thursday while inspecting the eagles square, venue for...

PDP: Senator Makarfi Urge Party Faithful To Work Towards Unity Of The Party

1 week ago /
Politics 

Chairman of the national caretaker committee of the people's democratic party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has urged party faithful to consolidate on their victory at the supreme court by working towards the unity of the party. Senator Markafi was speaking during the inauguration of four committees ahead of Saturday’s non-elective convention scheduled to...

PDP Southwest Leaders Demand Disciplinary Action Against Senator Buruji Kashamu

1 week ago /
Politics 

Southwest leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP have demanded for disciplinary action against the senator representing Ogun east senatorial district Buruji Kashamu for the role he played in the party’s loss during the Ondo, Ogun and Edo state elections. The demand is part of the six point communiqué issued at...

God Shut The Lion’s Mouth And Saved PDP – Fayose

1 week ago /
Nation 

Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said their unwavering stand on truth was responsible for why the factional Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff lost at the Supreme Court. Fayose said the supporters of Ahmed Makarfi didn’t...

Governor Wike Sacks Special Advisers

1 week ago /
Nation 

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers  State on Monday relieved all his Special Advisers, with one exception,  of their appointments. A statement by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, said only the Special Adviser on Religious Affairs, Bishop Winston Iwo was retained. No explanation has been given by...

PDP Ex-Ministers Assure Caretaker Committee Of ‘Moral, Financial’ Support

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Forum of Former Ministers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has promised to support the National Caretaker Committee of the party morally and financially. The Chairman of the Forum, Mr Tanimu Turaki, announced this after a closed-door meeting of the former ministers as the party prepares for its national convention...

Markafi Receives Delegation Of PDP Women

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court judgment on the leadership tussle has stabilized the People’s Democratic Party, PDP So says the national chairman of the party’s caretaker committee, senator Ahmed Makarfi. Markafi was speaking while receiving a delegation of the PDP women forum in his office at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja He  said the...

How Lagos LG Polls Were ‘Rigged’, PDP Alleges

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

More reactions have continued to trail the results of the elections into the 57 local governments and local council development areas of Lagos State. Announcing the results of the polls on Monday, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) had said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) won all the chairmanship...

PDP Governors, Others To Visit President Buhari

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party are among six governors who are scheduled to leave Nigeria today to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London. It was gathered that the visit was being organised by the office of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Munguno (retd.). It was...

Official Results: APC Sweeps All Chairmanship Seats In Lagos LG Polls

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has officially released the results of the elections into the 57 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas of the state. The Chairman of LASIEC, Justice Ayotunde Phillips, announced this in a statement signed on Monday by the Director of Public Affairs, LASIEC, Oladapo...

Senate Moves To Remove Financial Intelligence Unit From EFCC

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Senate said it would initiate a bill for a law to make Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) autonomous. This is coming on the heels of the suspension of Nigeria from the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, the highest inter-governmental association of...

PDP Fix August 12 For A Non-Elective National Convention

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has fixed august 12th 2017 for a special non-elective national convention. Spokesman of the national caretaker committee of the party, Dayo Adeyeye announced this at the end of the 74th national executive meeting held in Abuja. It’s the first time the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, is holding...


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