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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…
24 Aug 2018
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Friday, declared his intention to seek re-election, saying his current performance would return him to the Government House. Emmanuel made the declaration in Uyo and said that his industrialisation efforts in the state was part of his major achievements since his inauguration in 2015. His achievements, according to…
22 Aug 2018
Under the Nigerian laws, letter of invitation by an agency of government is not the same as a warrant of arrest, search warrant, or warrant of house arrest. This is a grave threat to the principle of separation of powers with the ulterior aim of forcing a regime change in the leadership cadre of the…
22 Aug 2018
A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant and former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwanso, has urged the party leadership not to make the mistake of nominating a wrong presidential candidate for the crucial 2019 polls. The Senator tasked party faithful to base their choice of candidate on credibility rather than money considerations,…
15 Aug 2018
The plot to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki thickened yesterday as federal lawmakers on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) resolved to forcibly reconvene the National Assembly and carry out the plan.


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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has described as false reports that the N400 million money laundering case against former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh had been struck out.