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PDP Senate Caucus Meets Chairmanship Aspirants

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The Senate caucus of the People’s Democratic Party on Monday held a crucial meeting with aspirants for the chairmanship position of the party in Abuja with senators screening aspirants on their plans for the PDP. Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio led the PDP senators to screen aspirants on their vision...

Women Seek More Inclusiveness In Politics

21 hours ago /

A group of Civil Society Organmisations which focuses on gender parity, wants women to be given preference in decision making positions The group believes that this will correct the lopsided representation in decision making in favour of men. Some Nigerian women gathered in Abuja on Friday for the sole reason of appraising...

Gombe APC Elects New State Exco

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The All Progressives Congress in Gombe state has held it's state special congress successfully after two years of party inactivity in the state. The state congress brought different factions of the party to elect their officials that would run the party towards the 2019 general elections. A packed hall of politicians, stakeholders...

Concerned PDP Stakeholders To Pick Consensus Chairmanship Candidate

3 days ago /

Leaders and members of the concerned PDP stakeholders forum have met in Abuja to decide on a consensus national chairmanship candidate, ahead of the December 9 national convention. They have also condemned verbal attacks and mudslinging’s by supporters and media teams of some aspirants, saying caution remains the watchword for a...

Dokpesi Continues Consultative Visits

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Former National Chairman of the Peoples  Democratic Party (PDP) Bamaga Tukur has lamented the current plight of nigerians across the country. The former PDP chairman who was speaking when he received one of the PDP chairmanship aspirants Raymond Dokpesi in Abuja said only true democratic process can save the country's situations. His...

Jonathan Visit IBB, Hold Closed Door Meeting

5 days ago /

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has held a closed-door meeting in Minna, Niger State, North-Central Nigeria with former military leader, general Ibrahim Babangida. Jonathan who arrived the hilltop residence of the former military president at about seventeen minutes past ten on Wednesday morning immediately went into the closed-door meeting that lasted for about two...

Gbenga Daniel Declares His Intention To Run For PDP National Chairmanship Position

5 days ago /

Former Governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniels, has officially made public his intention to run for the December 9th Peoples Democratic Party, PDP National Chairmanship position. The PDP national chairmanship hopeful who described himself as a peace builder, urged members from the south west zone, to consider making him their consensus candidate in the...

Dokpesi Takes Campaign To Ex-President Jonathan

5 days ago /

Business mogul and politician, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi has extended his tour of homes of leaders and founding fathers of the People's Democratic Party, PDP to the office of former president Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja, the Nigerian capital. Dokpesi's visit was to intimate the former president of his decision to...

NAC Elects New Leaders

6 days ago /

One of the opposition parties in Nigeria, National Action Council (NAC) has elected leaders to pilot its affairs. The party held its first national convention since 2002 with a view to repositioning for the 2019 elections. Since 2002 when the national action council came into existence, the party has not been able...

PDP Chairmanship: Dokpesi Gets More Endorsements

1 week ago /

A leading aspirant for the chairmanship of the peoples democratic party, PDP, in the December convention, high chief Aleogho Dokpesi has been receiving endorsements from party leaders across the country. Dokpesi whose campaign trail berthed at the federal capital territory saw the media mogul receive blessings from elder statesman, Edwin Clark,...

Dokpesi Solicits Support Of Ogbeha/Mantu

1 week ago /

In continuation of his visit to party leaders and founding fathers of the peoples democratic party, a foremost aspirant in the PDP national chairmanship race, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi was at the Abuja homes of the former deputy senate president, Senator Ibrahim Mantu and a former military governor and...

PDP National Convention: IBB Bless Dokpesi For Chairman

1 week ago /

The forthcoming December national convention of the PDP has been described by former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida as an avenue for party faithful to uphold the visionary ideals of the founding fathers of the party. He said Democracy was about choice and only people with vision, courage and strong commitment...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

1 week ago /

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

Osinbajo Denies Approving NNPC ‘Contracts’

1 week ago /

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that he only approved two loans for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and not contracts. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande had earlier said that the Vice President approved contracts for NNPC. Akande said the contracts were approved after...

NLC Wades Into Labour Party Crisis

1 week ago /

The national political commission of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned at the recent disturbing developments in the Labour Party, leading to a  special convention which allegedly took place  in Abuja on October 3, 2017 with a new leadership At a media briefing in Abuja, the commission resolved to intervene...

Dokpesi Wants Council Of State To Intercede To Keep Nigeria United

1 week ago /

PDP national chairmanship hopeful and a business mogul, Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi wants former military head of state of Nigeria, General Abdusalam Abubakar to get the council of state to intercede in keeping Nigeria as one united indivisible entity. Raymond Dokpesi made the call when he visited the former  military head...

Dokpesi Decries Attempts At Micro-Zoning Of PDP Chairmanship

1 week ago /

An aspirant for the chairmanship of The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, High Chief Aleogho Dokpesi has decried the high wire manipulations to micro-zone the chairmanship position to the south­ west as anti-party and against the interest of the party. Dokpesi made this known while fielding questions from newsmen in Abuja on...

Labour Party Crisis Deepens

1 week ago /

The Mike Omotosho faction of the Labour Party is further tightening its grip on the party with claims that law enforcement agents are investigating alleged financial impropriety of its chairman, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam. The Omotosho group also published claims by Abdulsalam that the 2014 labour party constitution vests the power to convene...

Zoning Formula: PDP Northern Leaders Restate Commitment

1 week ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party northern leaders and elders forum has restated its commitment to the zoning formula adopted by the party, under which the 2019 presidential seat is zoned to the north. The forum restated its position at a meeting held in Abuja, to review the party’s zoning arrangement ahead of...

Dokpesi Endorses Okoye For PDP Youth Leader Position

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A stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party, high Chief Aleogho Dokpesi has endorsed Sunday Udeh-Okoye for the position of national youth leader in the forthcoming 2017 elective convention of the party. Dokpesi who received Udeh-Okoye At his Abuja home on Monday said the progress of the party is in the hands...


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