PDP convention: Dankwambo denies he steps down for Tambuwal
Gombe State governor Ibrahim Dankwambo has denied the report that he is set to step down for Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal as the People's Democratic Party picks its presidential candidate for the next general elections. The primaries will hold in Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, alleged to be in support of Tambuwal, is the governor.…
2019 elections: Odds against Third Force
As 2019 approaches, Nigerians seem to have been caught between the devil and the deep sea in their choice of a ruling party among the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while the proposed alternative of a third force faces some political hurdles. Last Tuesday’s statement by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo where…
PDP Convention: Dickson reaches out to Adeniran, Gana, Mantu, others
The National Reconciliation Committee of the People’s Democratic Party led by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday visited some aggrieved members as part of efforts to forge a post-convention reconciliation within the party. Among the party members visited by the Dickson team was former National Chairmanship aspirant, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Special Adviser Media Relations…
PDP Convention: I have right to support any aspirant, says Wike
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says he has right just like every individual to support any aspirant of his choice to contest the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship position.
PDP Convention: Agbaje withdraws from national chairmanship race
Former Lagos State Governorship aspirant, Mr Jimi Agbaje, has withdrawn from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national chairmanship race.
I have no preferred candidates in PDP convention – Jonathan
Former President Goodluck Jonathan said that he had no preferred candidate for any of the elective positions in the Saturday National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Jonathan disclosed this in a felicitation message issued by his Media Office on Friday in Abuja. The former president said he was prepared to work with all…
Nigeria sliding fast into dictatorship, says Fayose
Governor Ayo Fayose has lamented the alleged restriction of his movement in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Wednesday, warning that Nigeria is descending dangerously into a dictatorship.
Botched convention ‘saves’ PDP from the brink
The PDP national convention, which was slated for Wednesday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, was eventually postponed as hundreds of gun wielding police, DSS and civil defense personnel, invaded the Sharks Stadium, the venue of the convention.
Lessons of life from PDP convention
This supposed exit from the chairmanship of the PDP is a further testimony of the fact that whatever comes easy, will go easy and one only hopes we are all taking notes.
PDP convention holds today, says Wike
Even, if you postpone election into all the offices, convention can still go on without the elections. Because the date must be adhered to “ he said.