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9 Sep 2018
Dr. Ahmed Musa Ibeto, who resigned his job as Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa has expressed his intent to contest the governorship position in Niger State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019. A letter to that effect was presented to the state’s party Chairman, Barr. Tanko Beji. The former ambassador said…
9 Sep 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of aiding corruption in the alleged secret release of over N16.6bn Paris Club fund to Osun state. The PDP, in a statement released by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, claimed its investigation has revealed that the N16.67bn is to be allegedly diverted as bribe…
9 Sep 2018
Borno and Yobe States chapters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have pledged their support for the presidential aspiration of President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki. Delegates and other stakeholders of the party in the two states made the pledge, when a delegation sent by Saraki visited them separately on Friday in Maiduguri and…
9 Sep 2018
Two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators have vowed to sack Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai from office in the 2019 governorship election in the state. Senators Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North) and Danjuma La’ah (Kaduna South) said they were joining forces to unseat the governor at the poll. While Hunkuyi is contesting the position on the…
6 Sep 2018
In a bid to avert post-nomination rancour likely to trail the choice of its presidential candidate in the scheduled October 6 primary election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun the process of reducing the number of aspirants for the nation’s top job on its platform.   The party has zoned the ticket to the…
3 Sep 2018
Signs that the suggestions in some quarters for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to fall back on the consensus option in the selection of the party’s presidential candidate for next year’s election would not sail through emerged yesterday as most of the aspirants insisted on outright primary. Worried by the large number of aspirants jostling…
3 Sep 2018
Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa State has debunked speculations that he received N10billion from one of the gubernatorial aspirants in the forthcoming All Progressives Congress (APC). In a statement, Director General of Strategic Communication and Press Affairs to the governor regretted that some detractors who were out to blackmail the governor in search of…
1 Sep 2018
Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, formerly intending to be governor of Lagos State on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has left the party for All Progressives Congress (APC). Olawale-Cole said his decision was informed by what he described as impressive performance of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State. In an interview…
31 Aug 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday decried what it called “President Muhammadu Buhari’s inability to productively engage British Prime Minister Theresa May.” A development, the party claimed, directly bungled Nigeria’s opportunity to draw maximum economic dividends from her visit. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP expressed deep concerns “that President…
28 Aug 2018
The setting has never been like what is about to unfold next year regarding the presidential poll.
26 Aug 2018
Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, a presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said he was confident of picking the party’s ticket for the 2019 election. Makarfi made the declaration at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna…
25 Aug 2018
Immediate past National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) clamouring to impeach the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, lack constitutional understanding. Markafi said this yesterday in Akure when meeting the Ondo State PDP leadership and members to solicit their support for his presidential…

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