News - Peoples Democratic Party

Obanikoro To Officially Defect To APC

2 hours ago /
Politics 

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

22 hours ago /
Politics 

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’...

Ekwueme: Nigeria Has Lost A Fine Gentleman Politician, A Nationalist, Says Anenih

2 days ago /
Nation 

The former Chairman of the board of trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tony Anenih, has described the death of  alex ekwueme as a great loss of a fine gentleman politician. Describing Ekwueme, who was the foundation chairman of the PDP board of trustees, Anenih said the former vice president played politics...

Court Of Appeal Orders Conduct Of Anambra Central Senatorial Election In 90days

2 days ago /
Nation 

The court of appeal has ordered the independent national electoral commission to conduct a re-run election for Anambra central senatorial district within 90 days.  The All Progressives Grand Alliance and its candidate, Victor Umeh had filed an appeal against the February 29, 2017, judgment of the federal high court which ordered the...

Saraki, Ekweremadu, Others Mourn Ekwueme

2 days ago /
Nation 

Senate president Bukola Saraki has expressed grief over the demise of the first elected vice-president of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Saraki in a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, lauded the dedication and service of ekwueme to the development of the country. He described Ekwueme...

Dokpesi Mourns Ekwueme

2 days ago /
Nation 

Front runner for the chairmanship position of the peoples democratic party, PDP and founder, Daar communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi has commiserated with the entire family of Nigeria's Fomer Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, who died Sunday night in London The PDP chairmanship top contender prayed god to grant the Ewkueme family, the...

Nasarawa PDP Assembly Members Deny Defection News

3 days ago /
Politics 

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 days ago /
Politics 

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...

APGA’s Obiano Secures Second Term By Overwhelming Victory

3 days ago /
Politics 

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...

Obiano Wins Anambra Governorship Election

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Willie Obiano winner of the November 18 Anambra state governorship election. Returning officer for the election, Professor Zana Akpagu who declared the results said the incumbent governor defeated his closest contender, Tony Nwoye of...

Cross River Governance: Mantu,Gana Commend Ayade's Achievements

6 days ago /
Nation 

Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ibrahim Mantu, and Ex Information Minister, Prof. Jerry Gana  have described the achievements of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River state  as inspiring that should be emulated by other governors in the country. Speaking during a courtesy call on  the governor at the state executive chambers,...

Supreme Court To Deliver Judgement On Metuh’s Appeal Feb. 8, 2018

1 week ago /
Nation 

The supreme court has fixed feb.9 to deliver judgment on appeals of no-case-submissions brought to it by the former national publicity secretary of the peoples democratic party (PDP),Olisa Metuh and his company,  Destra Investment Limited. Justice Dattijo Mohammed, who led the five-man panel of justices, issued the date after counsel for both parties...

PDP Asks Obaseki To Stop Blaming ‘Opposition For Failure’

1 week ago /
Politics 

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

1 week ago /
Politics 

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...

Dokpesi Expresses Determination To Clinch PDP National Chairmanship After Enugu Meeting

1 week ago /
Politics 

Media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi who is aspiring to become the next national chairman of Nigeria’s major opposition political party, the peoples democratic party says he is more determined than ever to contest for the position at the December nine national convention. Dokpesi spoke at the Enugu state government house shortly after...

PDP National Chairmanship Aspirants Agree To Accept Outcome Of National Convention

1 week ago /
Politics 

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) heads to the December 9, 2017 national convention, all the aspirants to the position of national chairman have resolved to accept the outcome of the convention.  They reached this resolution at the government house, Enugu on Sunday night when PDP governor’s forum met with...

PDP BoT Chairman Receives Dokpesi, Promises Level Playing Ground

1 week ago /
Politics 

The chairman of the board of trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Walid Jibrin says the party will provide a level playing field for all chairmanship aspirants during the party’s convention on December 9. Walid said this when he received one of the hopefuls, Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi who was on a...

Umahi Wants Buhari For Second Term

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi, says it will please him if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to seek a second term in office. Speaking to state house correspondents on Thursday, Umahi said he always wished his fellow human beings well in the pursuit of their ambitions. Umahi who is a governor on the...

BREAKING: I Wish Buhari To Recontest Presidency, Says PDP’s Umahi

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, has expressed his desire for President Muhammadu Buhari recontest presidency in the 2019 general elections. Mr Umahi, who was elected governor on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said this on Thursday shortly after meeting with the President at the Presidential Villa. “Since Mr President...

Strike Notice: Aregbesola Blames PDP’s Recklessness For Half Salary

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Osun State Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, has blamed the alleged financial  recklessness of the past administration of the Peoples Democratic Party for the inability of his administration to pay full salaries to workers for the past 26 months.    The State's Commissioner for Information, Mr. Adelani Baderinwa, said this on...


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