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Atiku, Saraki, Kwankwaso, Nine Others Vie For PDP Presidential Ticket

1 week ago /
Politics 

Twelve top politicians of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today vie for the party’s presidential ticket.

PDP Alleges Plot To Truncate Its National Convention

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says it has uncovered a plot by the APC-led government to disrupt its national convention scheduled to hold in Port Harcourt on Saturday, October 6.       

Mixed Reactions Trail APC Primaries In Gombe

1 month ago /
Politics 

Reactions have continued to trail the pronouncement by the all progressives congress on the mode of primaries to be conducted prior to the 2019 general elections. Members of the party share divergent views on direct and indirect primaries.

Nigeria Hydrological Agency Allays Fears Of Flooding From Cameroon’s Lagdo Dam

1 month ago /
Environment 

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency says  there are no indications that the Cameroonian authority has began to release water from the Lagdo Dam as speculated by some reports.

David Mark Picks Presidential Nomination Form

1 month ago /
Politics 

Former Senate President, David Mark, has picked the show of interest and nomination forms to contest the 2019 presidential election on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.          

Christian Fathers Urged To Join Campaign Against Same Sex Marriage

4 months ago /
Religion 

Christian Fathers have been told to join the ongoing campaign against same sex marriage and other forms of homosexuality and instill the fear in their children.

PDP Inaugurates Ekiti Campaign Committee

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party has inaugurated Ekiti state governorship campaign council chaired by governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa-Ibom state.

Senator Dino Melaye Resumes, Accuses Police Of Attempting To Kill Him – Dumps APC For PDP

4 months ago /
Nation 

Embattled Senator, Dino Melaye (APC) representing Kogi West resumed plenary on Wednesday after two weeks in police detention asking senate to find him a seat in the opposition row.

Buhari Asks Benue Leaders To Accommodate Their Countrymen ‘In The Name Of God’

9 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the government and people of Benue State to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities in the state. The President, who asked the people to accommodate their countrymen, also assured them that all the perpetrators of violence in Benue would be made to face the wrath of...

Cardinal Onaiyekan, Mark Seek Unity Against Violence

9 months ago /
Nation 

Former president of the Senate, David Mark and the catholic archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan have called on Nigerians to unite against violence and senseless killings in the country especially the menace of rampaging herdsmen in Benue state, north central Nigeria. Mark and cardinal Onaiyekan spoke at the dedication of...

David Mark Heads PDP Reconciliation Committee

9 months ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of trustees, is intensifying efforts to bring to a logical end, the recent internal wrangling after the December 9, 2017 national convention of the party. Chairman of the party’s bot, Walid Jibril revealed this when women of the door-to-door group of the party visited him in...

I Did Not Flout Any Law, Mark Replies EFCC

10 months ago /
Nation 

Former Senate President, David Mark has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he did not breach the law in acquiring his Abuja mansion. He stated this on Tuesday through his Media Assistant, Mr. Paul Mumeh. Mark, who was the Chairman of the National Assembly from 2007 to 2015, was...

Saraki, Ekweremadu, Others Mourn Ekwueme

11 months 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...

PDP Convention: Dokpesi Takes Consultation To David Mark

11 months ago /
Politics 

Ahead of the December 9, 2017 elective convention of the peoples democratic party ( PDP), former president of the senate.  Senator David Mark has for the umpteenth time warned against impunity and imposition of candidates. Senator mark implored party faithful to reflect on the issues that led to the fall of the...

Jonathan Tasks PDP Leaders On Rebuilding Party

1 year ago /
Nation 

Former Presiden, Goodluck Jonathan has urged the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to focus on rebuilding the party. The former President made the appeal on Monday during the party’s expanded caucus meeting at the PDP national secretariat in Abuja. He asked the leaders to put behind the division which the...

Supreme Court Verdict: PDP Senators’ Reax

1 year ago /
Politics 

Lawmakers elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the senate have welcomed Wednesday’s Supreme Court judgement, which sacked Ali Modu sheriff and confirmed Ahmed Makarfi as chairman of the party. The lawmakers said the decision of the court represents a victory for democracy and calls on sheriff...

 

Jonathan Was Too Small For The Presidency – Obasanjo

1 year ago /
Politics 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan from his first days as President showed he was too small for the office, saying he, Obasanjo, acted more as an opponent of Jonathan than a supporter of Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2015 presidential poll. Obasanjo, who said Jonathan...

2019: Sen. Mark Urges New Zonal Executives To Reclaim North Central States For PDP

2 years ago /
Politics 

The former President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has urged the newly elected executives of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the North-Central zone to reclaim the zone for the party in 2019. Mark gave them the task at the party's North Central zonal congress held on Saturday in Abuja. He...

Senate Swears in David Mark As Senator

2 years ago /
Politics 

The former Senate President has been sworn-in as distinguished Senator representing Benue South. David Mark is now sworn-in as a Distinguished Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria representing Benue South District for the 5th time following his recent victory at the State National Assembly re-run election.   Also sworn-in by the Senate was Senator Ahmed...

Different views trail Benue south election rerun

2 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

A coalition of civil society groups accredited to observe Saturday’s election in Benue south senatorial district say the election was free and fair as declared by the independent national electoral commission. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Monday, National Coordinator, Centre for Credible Leaders, Gabriel Nnamba said despite reports of election violence...


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