News - Peoples Democratic Party

PDP Begins Devolution Of Power To Its Zones, States

13 hours ago /
Politics 

The peoples democratic party says it is already devolving powers to its zones and state Chapters, as part of efforts to return the party to the people.

It Is Cheap Blackmail For PDP To Launch Wholesale Attack On INEC - APC

1 day ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it is cheap blackmail for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to launch wholesale attack on the integrity of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Court Of Appeal To Hear Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit February 26

2 days ago /
Nation 

A five-man special panel constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa,  has fixed February 26 for definite hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Obiora Okonkwo seeking  to restore the consent judgment of the Federal High Court delivered on December 13, 2017, ordering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial district.

PDP Fingers INEC In Plot To Manipulate 2019 Polls

2 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  of plotting to manipulate the 2019 elections in favor of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

2019 Elections: Emergence Of Coalitions, Likely Chances In Impending Electoral Battle

3 days ago /
Politics 

Political gladiators are embarking on what they know best, alignments and realignments of forces, in a bid to secure electoral victory with less than a year to the 2019 general elections. Also, new coalitions are emerging across the country. In this report, we examine the emergence of coalitions and the likely...

Babangida Charges PDP To Provide Better Alternative In 2019

4 days 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

6 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...

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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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

2 weeks 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.

Ekiti Governorship Election: PDP Threatens Clampdown On Erring Aspirants

2 weeks 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.

How We’ll Defeat APC In 2019 – PDP Chairman

2 weeks 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...

PDP Asks Buhari To Protect Lives And Property

2 weeks 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...

Babangida Refutes Statement Issued By Spokesperson

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Former military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has distanced himself from a statement credited to him and signed by his media aide, Mr Kassim Afegbua. In the statement personally signed by General Babangida, the former Nigeria leader said that he has unfettered channel of communication with the highest authorities without sensational public correspondence,...


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