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29 Aug
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, rose from the 92nd meeting of its National Executive Committee (NEC) presided over by Deputy National Chairman, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi announcing the party’s convention has been slated for October in Abuja.
27 Mar 2020
Perhaps, if the Muhammadu Buhari presidency had not been in a hurry to do whatever needed to be done to win the 2019 election and return to power, it would have waited till now to distribute the Tradermoni and Marketmoni...
25 Dec 2019
Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of a Federal High Court, Lagos, has taken over the trial of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, in the 2019 general elections.
8 Oct 2019
I was working on a piece on the raging xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa before I was provoked by the TheGuardian newspaper front-page headline of Sunday, September 8, 2019, titled: Tribunal Verdict ‘!9: D Day Scares Buhari, Atiku Camps.
21 Aug 2019
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during its final submissions before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) said Atiku Abubakar and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the petition that it transmitted results electronically and abandoned its pleadings by not calling any witnesses is "worthless." "This is a worthless petition. INEC did not abandon…
15 Mar 2019
From the beginning of our independence, at least, from Britain that colonized us for many, many and many years, ethnic problem has been one huge problem with which our country has been forced to deal. In fact, I should say – and I am saying it – that the problem with which our beloved country…
28 Feb 2019
One round of political contestation in this season in our land can be said to be over, at least for now. The tentative assessment is borne out of the realisation that one of the leading contenders is going to court to challenge the officially announced results. The commentary by this column is on what may…
25 Feb 2019
The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday adjourned the collation of the results of last Saturday’s elections until 11:00 a.m. today...
22 Feb 2019
Without doubt the two major presidential contenders in tomorrow’s election are the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the main challenger on Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) platform.  Against this background, therefore, and unless for reason of unexpected voter revolt that could throw up a dark…
14 Feb 2019
Meanwhile, the strongest arguments against Atiku were also those that were bandied around by some of his new friends who were his erstwhile political enemies...
10 Feb 2019
The just concluded ‘presidential’ debate is incontrovertible proof that Nigerians must cast revolt vote to throw out the two geriatric contenders, Muhammadu Buhari, All Progressives Congress Congress, APC, and Abubakar Atiku, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in next month’s poll. They failed to show up before Nigeria to evince their eligibility for our trust. That is…
6 Feb 2019
Mr Peter Obi, Vice-Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), says that his party will bring back smiles to the faces of Nigerians when it wins the Feb. 16 presidential election.


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President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said anyone found guilty in the death of Sylvester Oromoni will be made to face the full wrath of the law. Oromoni was a student of Dowen College, Lekki in Lagos before his death. His parents said he died after being bullied by his senior schoolmates in the school dormitory. The…
53 mins ago
Chelsea blew their chance to finish top of Champions League Group H as Magomed Ozdoev's stoppage-time equaliser forced the holders to settle for a dramatic 3-3 draw at Zenit Saint Petersburg on Wednesday.
57 mins ago
Juventus completed their Champions League group phase with a largely uneventful 1-0 win over Malmo which allowed them to qualify for the last 16 as Group H winners.
2 hours ago
Leicester will be without seven players for Thursday's decisive Europa League trip to Napoli due to coronavirus cases or illness, manager Brendan Rodgers revealed on Wednesday.
5 hours ago
The death toll from the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Semeru has risen to 39, authorities said Wednesday, as rescuers scrambled to retrieve more bodies under the threat of further volcanic activity.