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President Jonathan assures the people of a free and fair election in 2015

5 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has reassured the international community that the 2015 general elections will be better than the one in 2011. 

President Goodluck Jonathan announces resignation of Bamaga Tukur as PDP Chairman

5 years ago /

Embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Bamanga Mohammed Tukur, has resigned.

Federal High Court sacks APGA's exco

5 years ago /

The  National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, led by national chairman Victor Umeh has been sacked by the court.

Vice President Namadi Sambo addresses newsmen over PDP meeting

5 years ago /

Confusion and uncertainty characterized at least, three different meetings of the Peoples Democratic Party at the presidential villa on Wednesday.

Reactions trail the shooting of Senator Abe by Nigerian Police

5 years ago /

The Coordinator of Save Rivers Movement, Igo Aguma, accused the police of taking sides with the  anti-Amaechi forces in the state. he was corroborated by others as well. 

SOUTH-WEST PDP SHUNS KASHAMU

5 years ago /

RICHARD AKINJIDE (SAN), member of the PDP Board of Trustees, in is reaction to another source of concern in the PDP crisis, appeared to agree with the concerns raised by the former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the fitness of Buruji Kashamu to lead the south-west PDP.

APGA sweeps votes at Anambra Local government elections

5 years ago /

The All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, has won all the twenty chairmanship positions declared by the Anambra state Independent Electoral Commission, ANSIEC, during Saturday’s local government polls.

Jonathan challenges his critics; says they criticize without thinking

5 years ago /

President Jonathan who said his administration agenda has registered remarkable achievements told the visiting delegation that his administration does not treat the safety and welfare of Nigerians lightly.

SPECIAL REPORT:A comparison of the PDP and the APC manifestoes

5 years ago /

In the older and ordered  democracies, political parties are formed with certain values and commitments which underly their existence.

NBA cautions that the report of the proposed National Conference must be subject to referendum

5 years ago /

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) says the report of the proposed national conference must be subjected to a referendum to make it valid.

Court sets date for trial of INEC official found wanting during Anambra elections

5 years ago /

The magistrate court sitting in Abuja has fixed February 13 for  continuation of trial of the Independent National Electoral Commission official, Chukwujeku Okeke who was arrested for alleged misconduct during the November 16 governorship election in Anambra state.

PDP loses majority seat in Sokoto state House of assembly

5 years ago /

Twenty-seven out of thirty members of the Sokoto state House of Assembly have defected from the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC.

PDP Members comment on upcoming NEC meeting

5 years ago /

Ahead of the National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, many want the party to explore a possible reconciliation to end the crisis within it.

APC challenges PDP over alleged plan to Islamise Nigeria

5 years ago /

In what has become a trend of accusations and counter-accusations, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has accused the All Progressives Congress of making plans to Islamise Nigeria.

Governor Akpabio asks Tambuwal to effect the return of the 37 Reps who defected to APC

5 years ago /

Akwa State Governor, Goodswill Akpabio has called on the speaker of the House of representatives, Honorable Aminu Tambuwal, to do all that is within his power to prevent further defection of PDP members to the opposition party.         

2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS: AKWA IBOM STATE PDP PASSES VOTE OF CONFIDENCE ON JONATHAN, GOVERNOR AKPABIO

5 years ago /

Over 600 major stakeholders and potential statutory delegates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Akwa Ibom state, were in attendance including members of the State Executive Council, National and State Assembly members, past and present Local government Chairmen, Ward Chairmen and others and even the National Deputy Chairman of the Party, Uche Sekondus.

Full script of Edwin Clark's letter to Obasanjo

5 years ago /

My Dear Chief Olusegun Obasanjo,                                                   LET THE TRUTH BE TOLD BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

Majority Leader of Rivers state House of Assembly arrested for murder

5 years ago /

Controversy is once again brewing in Rivers state politics as the Majority leader of the Rivers state House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd has been arrested for the murder of Mr. Kingsley Ejeuo and a police officer.

Jonathan strong-arms PDP Governors into supporting Bamanga Tukur

5 years ago /

The National Chairman of the ruling party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur is said to have retained the support of the Presidency with regards to the crisis ricking the Peoples Democratic Party. According to recent reports, the Presidency is currently pulling all resources to ensure that the Party Chairman does not lose his seat.

Boko haram, other security challenges are Nigeria's fair share of global crises - JONATHAN

5 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan at a new year service at the Catholic Church’s Pro-Cathedral of Our Lady Queen of Nigeria, Garki in Abuja, described the Boko haram menace and other security challenges facing the nation as Nigeria’s share of worldwide security challenges.