PDP Council Of Elders Endorse Wada For Second Term

Incumbent Kogi state governor, Capt. Idris Wada has been endorsed for a secod term in office by the Elders Advisory Council of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kogi state. This decision was announced by the Chairman of the council, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris at a press breifing on Monday in Lokoja. Idris, who is also the immediate […]

Why PDP Lost Presidency To APC-Bamanga Tukur

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur has described the emergence of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the centre in the 2015 general elections as people’s quest for alternative to a failed party. He said, “Democracy is government of the people by the people for the people. So, if […]

PDP Says Metuh Is Not Sacked, Accuses APC Of Complicity

Anambra State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has accused the All Progressives Congress-APC as the mastermind behind the purported sack of the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, saying Metuh is not sacked. In a statement yesterday by the leaders, they vowed that no amount of blackmail, harassment and intimidation from the […]

Bode George Remains Our Leader-PDP Spokesman

The rift within the Peoples Democratic Party Lagos State chapter seems to have widened, following an allegation by the party’s acting chairman in the state, Kamaldeen Olorunoje, that a former national deputy chairman of the party, Chief Bode George, contributed to the party’s defeat in the April 11 governorship poll. But in a telephone interview […]

Peterside, Abe, Others Tear Gassed By Security At INEC HQ

Policemen and operatives of the Department of State Services manning the gates of the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday assaulted the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, and other candidates of the party in the last general elections. The security agents fired tear-gas canisters […]

Osun State Is A Brand That’ll Outlive Any Govt.-Oyinlola

Former Governor of Osun, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, on Monday disclosed that the state is a brand that will outlast any government whether its performance is good or bad. Oyinlola stated this at a forum, Osun Stakeholders’ Conference organised by Osun Legislators’ Forum, an umbrella body of House of Representatives and members of Senate representing the […]

Race For Jega’s Successor Heightens

The Presidency is shopping for credible candidates as INEC chairman and Resident Electoral Commissioners. Of the 13 National Commissioners, only four, including the Acting National Chairman, Mrs. Amina Zakari, remain in office. But of the four,  two (Mr. Chris Iyimoga and Amb. Mohammad Ahmad Wali) will complete their five-year tenure today. Zakari and Nwuruku will […]

PDP Must Pick Its Candidate From The North To Win 2019-Babatope

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ebenezer Babatope, yesterday, in Benin City, declared that the zoning arrangement of the party, jettisoned after the death of President Umaru Yar’Adua, led to the defeat of the party in the last presidential election. He said, therefore, that for the PDP […]

Scores Of PDP Members Defect To APGA In Anambra

More than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday defected to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Anambra. The members took the action at the swearing-in of the newly elected members of APGA state executive committee in Awka. One of the defectors Mr Uchenna Umerie, a former lawmaker in the state, […]

Alamieyeseigha, Dickson Not Sent Out Of PDP Meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Bayelsa governor, Seriake Dickson and former governor of the state, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, were never sent out of PDP Fact Finding Committee meeting in Bayelsa. This is contained in a statement signed by the PDP National Vice Chairman, South-South and Secretary, Dr Cairo Ojougboh, in Abuja on Wednesday. It […]