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PDP Delegation Visits Benue

17 hours ago /
Nation 

A delegation of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by the its deputy national chairman south, Yemi Akinwumi has visited the government of Benue state, over recent killings by herdsmen in the state. The delegation which was received by the attorney general and commissioner for  justice of Benue state, Michael Gusa at...

Kwara APC Accuses State Executives Of Marginalisation

22 hours ago /
Politics 

All seems not too well with the Kwara State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as some members have accused the state executives of marginalisation, victimization and intimidation. The group under the aegis of Caucus for Progressive Change made this allegation while addressing journalists in Ilorin, Kwara state. Speaking through their...

Fresh PDP Denies Disbandment

22 hours ago /
Politics 

One of the leaders of the splinter group in the Peoples Democratic Party, the fresh PDP, Emmanuel Nwosu, has denied reports that the group has been disbanded. In a statement issued in Abuja, Nwosu said contrary to reports that Fresh PDP has pledged its loyalty to the national chairman of the...

Court Adjourns Metuh’s Trial Over Undisclosed Illness

23 hours ago /
Nation 

The ongoing arms deal trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr Olisa Metuh has been adjourned by a Federal High Court in Abuja. The case was on Monday adjourned after the counsel to Metuh informed the court that his client is currently on admission at...

PDP Senator Praises ‘Intelligent’ Aisha Buhari

1 day ago /
Nation 

The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has heaped praises on the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, saying she does not belong to the other room. This is in reaction to the earlier tweets of the President’s wife, who on Friday using her official Twitter handle @aishambuhari  shared videos of...

Fresh PDP Disbanded

1 day ago /
Politics 

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has disbanded   the splinter group, ''the Fresh PDP'', and absorbed it into the main party, led by Uche Secondus. The decision to disband the group was reached at a reconciliation meeting held in the Abuja home of the former national chairman of the PDP,...

PDP Youth Group Seek End To APC Rule

1 day ago /
Nation 

The national youth leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Udeh Okoye has urged Nigerian youths to join forces and vote out any unserious government come 2019 election. Okoye was speaking when he received various youth groups within the PDP at the national secretariat of the party in abuja. He said the APC led...

House Of Reps To Probe Fuel Subsidy Payments

5 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s house of representatives is set to investigate the current fuel subsidy payment by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC The lawmakers have invited the minister of state for petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu and the group Managing Director of NNPC to account for the monies so far expended on the subsidy...

Rowdy Session As PDP Senator Announces Defection To APC

5 days ago /
Nation 

There was mild drama at the Senate on Wednesday when Senator Representing Ebonyi South, Sonny Ogbuoji announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He was however interrupted by his PDP colleagues who opposed his plans, thereby creating a rowdy session. The rowdiness lasted...

BREAKING: EFCC Re-arraigns Former FCT Minister, Jumoke Akinjide

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide before a Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos. Akinjide was re-arraigned before Justice Muslim Hassan on a 24 count charge. She was charged by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission alongside a...

Kwara PDP Pledges To 2019 Governorship Election

6 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state says it is repositioning itself to win next year’s governorship election in the state. The state chairman of the party, Iyiola Oyedepo,  disclosed this at the party’s peace meeting in Ilorin. The party had been embroiled in leadership tussle until November 2017 when the...

I Have No Regret Supporting My Deputy To Succed Me - Governor Fayose

1 week ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state Governor  Ayodele Fayose says he has no regrets in declaring his support for his deputy, Professor Kolapo Olusola to succeed him as the next governor of the state in 2018. The governor said this in Ado Ekiti, the state capital while fielding questions from journalists on calls made by...

David Mark Heads PDP Reconciliation Committee

1 week 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...

PDP Calls For Probe Into Missing 4,501 Trucks Of Petroleum

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on security agencies to immediately launch a probe into the voluntary disclosure of the Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) Dr. Mikanti Baru, that 4,501 trucks of petroleum recently went missing. The PDP, in a statement signed by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary,...

No Plans To Dump PDP For APGA – Oduah

1 week ago /
Politics 

Senator Stella Oduah has described as untrue, recent reports that she plans to dump the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). In an interview with reporters in Abuja on Monday, Oduah said that the reports were mere speculations. An online medium reported on Monday that the Senator...

Adeniran Advocates Selflessness For Nigeria To Make Progress

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

An aspirant in last month’s elective convention of Nigeria’s main opposition People’s Democratic Party, Tunde Adeniran says the time has come for Nigerians to look beyond selfish and sectional considerations if the country must move forward. Adeniran who made the comment on the fringes of a church service over the weekend...

Electoral Battles In 2018, And INEC Scorecard

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

According to Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, timetable, Nigeria has about one year and two months to go before the next general elections in 2019. But the political atmosphere indicates that the battle has already started and 2018, is set to be the most politically charged year in Nigeria, in recent history. In...

Southern Senatorial Elders Endorse Governor Ayade For Second Term

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Elders from the southern senatorial district of cross river state, have thrown their weight behind the second term re-election bid of the State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade for what they described as appreciation for the numerous projects his government has sited in the district.  Rising from an enlarged meeting, which cuts...

Fresh PDP Proscribes Party’s Governors’ Forum

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

A faction of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, known as “the Fresh PDP”, has proscribed the PDP governors’ forum. It says the forum is not recognized by the party’s constitution. The director general of “Fresh PDP”, Obi-Nwosu Emmanuel told newsmen in Abuja that since the PDP is a political...

Ayade, Imoke Say PDP Political Family Intact, Set To Win 2019 Elections

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has received a rousing welcome in Itigidi, the country home of his predecessor, Former Governor Liyel Imoke to celebrate the new year with him. The visit which later turned into a political rally drew politicians from across party lines, former and serving political...


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