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BREAKING: One Killed At Inauguration Of Bayelsa APC Acting Chairman

3 days ago /

At least one person has been reported killed during the inauguration of the Acting Chairman of the Bayelsa State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital. This follows the violence that erupted at the venue of the event as many supporters of the party gathered for...

Southwest PDP Ends 2-Day Reconciliation Committee Meeting

3 days ago /

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...

APDA Explains Sack Of Shitu Kabiru

4 days ago /

The national working committee of the Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance, APDA, says its decision to replace the erstwhile national working committee led by Shitu Kabiru is irrevocable. In a statement signed by the national publicity secretary, Ide Eguabor, the national working committee now led by Mainasara Ilo further explained that no...

PDP Powerfully Re-Launched Itself

1 week ago /

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

1 week ago /

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...

PDP Scheduled To Hold A Non-Elective Convention On Saturday

1 week ago /

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 /

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 /

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...

Atiku Abubakar Calls For Internal Party Democracy And Electoral Reforms

2 weeks ago /

Political parties have been told to make internal party democracy, freedom of choice their watchword Former vice president Atiku Abubakar gave the advice at the second Intra-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, annual conference held in Abuja. The gathering was a moment for reflection on issues that affect party democracy and governance in Nigeria. Chairman...

Markafi Receives Delegation Of PDP Women

3 weeks ago /

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...

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

4 weeks ago /

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...

Nasarawa Assembly Asks Al-Makura To Conduct LG Elections

1 month ago /

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed a resolution asking the State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, to put machinery in motion for the conduct of Local Government elections. The resolution was passed during plenary presided over by the Speaker Ibrahim Balarabe. To this end, the House has also directed the governor to...

2019: How Workers Will Deal With Politicians – NLC

1 month ago /

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has called on workers and pensioners to obtain their voter cards in order to keep politicians on their toes. Ayuba Wabba, president of the NLC, said this yesterday when he paid a visit to the national secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) in Abuja. Wabba...

PDP Fix August 12 For A Non-Elective National Convention

1 month ago /

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...

PDP Crisis: We Have Learnt Our Lessons – Dickson

1 month ago /

Bayelsa State governor Henry Seriake Dickson has said that the prolonged Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership crisis taught the Party leaders valuable lessons. He said that although the crisis was avoidable in the first place, the Party’s leadership would put in place measures to forestall re-occurrence of the needles crisis and...

Presidency To Drag Senate To Supreme Court Over Magu Controversy

1 month ago /

The Presidency is planning to approach the Supreme Court to make a pronouncement on the lingering crisis between the executive and the National Assembly over the powers of the President to appoint some heads of government agencies without recourse to the Senate based on the provisions of Section 171 of...

Osinbajo In Late-Night Meeting With Dogara, Reps

1 month ago /

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, met with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and some other principal officers behind closed doors. The meeting was held inside Osinbajo’s official residence, Aguda House, inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It reportedly started at 10pm. It is believed that the meeting is part...

PDP Crisis: No Victor, No Vanquished, Markafi

1 month ago /

The leadership of the People's Democratic Party, PDP is to embark on a fresh reconciliation move to reconcile all the aggrieved groups in the party.  The national chairman of the party, Ahmed Makarfi, a one time governor of Kaduna state, north west Nigeria unfolded the peace initiative while addressing a gathering of...

Supreme Court Verdict: PDP Senators’ Reax

1 month ago /

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...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Declares Markafi As PDP National Chairman

1 month ago /

The Supreme Court has declared Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The 3-man Supreme Court panel led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour in the judgement ruled that Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff ceases to be the party’s national chairman and ordered Ahmed Makarfi to take over the leadership...


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