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24 Mar 2019
He fought a good fight, but the coalition against him was unyielding. It happened before, in same Ogun State, when an incumbent governor also had to create a new party and anoint a candidate to succeed him. At that other time, Gbenga Daniel did not exhibit the kind of sheer gusto and bravado, with which…
18 Mar 2019
A chieftain of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Femi Fani-Kayode on Monday said the decision of Gbenga Daniel to dump the party at the time it was challenging the presidential election result was tragic. "For the 1st DG of Atiku's PCO and his closest confidante in South West to dump PDP and join APC before…
18 Mar 2019
A former governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel has hit back at the critics of his retirement from partisan politics. “Even to voluntarily step back which ordinarily should be applauded, it’s more insult,” Daniel said on Monday. “I think something is fundamentally wrong with us as a people. When [a] politician fails to leave its complaint…
17 Mar 2019
Less than a week after he wrote the national chairman of the People's Democratic Party about his decision to quit "active and partisan" politics, former Ogun State governor Gbenga Daniel may be considering joining the ruling All Progressives Congress. Gbenga Daniel contested for the position of the national chairman of the PDP in 2017 but…
16 Mar 2019
  The director-general of Atiku Abubakar's campaign organisation and former governor of Ogun State Gbenga Daniel has retired from partisan politics, a letter he sent to the PDP leadership on Thursday shows. The reason for his retirement, he said, were "personal". "This is to inform you of my intention to resign from active and partisan…
11 Feb 2019
A former Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, yesterday boasted that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, would win Saturday’s election.
7 Feb 2019
Leader of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Professor Ango Abdullahi, has said the Northern elders endorsed presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar because they believe he will deliver the nation from misrule and economic woes. Abdullahi, a former Vice Chancellor of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria who restated this in…
1 Nov 2018
Director General of the Atiku campaign organisation, Gbenga Daniel, has said officials of the United States (US) have been calling on the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, to apply for his American visa. Daniel, a former governor of Ogun state said this in an interview on Channels Television programme, Politics…
21 Oct 2018
Chief Gbenga Daniel, Director General, Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, says the position of Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) will go to the South West, if Atiku wins the presidency.
12 Oct 2018
The campaign organisation of Atiku Abubakar has explained the reason for the selection of former Anambra State governor as the running mate to the People's Democratic Party's presidential candidate. Obi, a former banker, is from the same state as Senator Ben Obi, whom Abubakar picked as his running mate when he was the presidential candidate…
28 Mar 2018
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has declared his intention to contest the 2019 presidential election under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
17 Dec 2017
What went wrong, what happened? The recent national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), raised a lot more questions than answers in its bold effort to put its troubled past behind and move on.


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