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Kwara PDP: Saraki reacts as thugs interupt guber primaries

The President of the Senate and former governor of Kwara State, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has narrated how the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party was disrupted by thugs and cancelled on Sunday. PDP cancelled Kwara guber primary, following a confrontation between supporters of two leading aspirants. The exercise had...

Omisore gives conditions to support PDP for Osun rerun election

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party in last Saturday’s election in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has said that he will only pledge his support for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, in the Thursday’s rerun of the poll if the party satisfies his conditions. The...

Buhari: Why Nigerians must not allow PDP to return to power

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians not to allow the main opposition the People Democratic Party (PDP) return to power come 2019. A group National Consolidation Ambassadors of Nigeria (NCAN), had last week purchased the N45 million nomination form for the president for his reelection. The President while returning the nomination...

PDP ballot papers will have photographs of aspirants – Secondus

In a bid to avoid electoral malpractices and complaints from voters during the forthcoming presidential primaries, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday announced that it would encrypt the images of aspirants on their ballot papers. The national chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, stated this in Abuja when...

PDP BoT advises members not to pitch tent with aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) has advised its members not to not pitch tent with any aspirants to elective position in the 2019 elections. Chairman of the Board, Sen. Walid Jibrin, gave the advice at the board meeting on Thursday in Abuja. ‎Jibrin said that as members...

Fracas at PDP secretariat as Atiku submits form

Violence erupted at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Secretariat on Thursday as supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who accompanied him to submit his presidential nomination form, clashed with some thugs. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Abubakar’s supporters arrived at the secretariat at...

Tambuwal’s 252 aides resign as he decamp to PDP

Sequel to their resolution to remain in the All Progressives Party, 252 aides in the Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal's administration has resigned their positions, stating they are loyal to the party which gave them the platform to function. The said they resolved to remain in APC because doing otherwise would...

Former Nigerian ambassador James Barka renounces membership of APC

A former Nigerian ambassador to Malaysia, James Barka,has renounced his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after accusing the Adamawa state governor, Umaru Jibrilla, of lacking integrity. Barka, who is also a member of the Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI), defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and...

APC in fresh conspiracy to impeach Saraki, Ekweremadu — PDP

The Senate President,  Dr. Bukola Saraki, is being conspired against by the All Progressives Congress and the Presidency, the Peoples Democratic Party alleged on Sunday. POP further alleged that the fresh plot against Saraki, as well as his deputy, Eke Ekweremadu, would be executed through the machinery of the security...

Oshiomhole reveals only way Saraki can avoild impeachment

The only way the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki can avoid being impeached is to resign his position, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, said on Friday. Oshiomhole said that the senate president's removal will be according to the law and democratic norms,  adding that "...

Akpabio explains defection from PDP to APC

Former Senate Minority Leader, Obong Godswill Akpabio says his decision to decamp from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All People’s Congress (APC) was in national interest. Akpabio, the immediate past Governor of Akwa Ibom, stated this at a rally in Ikot Ekpene on Wednesday where he formerly...

PDP reacts to Akpabio’s meeting with Buhari

Just in the wake of mass defection as the Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio met with President Muhammadu Buhari in London on Sunday, it has created indication that the law maker is also planning to shift grand to the ruling All Progressives Congress from Peoples Democratic Party. But reacting to...

2019: Agbaje reveals what PDP must do to defeat APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Lagos governorship candidate in the 2015 general election, Jimi Agbaje, has urged members to be united to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. The businessman spoke at the inauguration of the Caucus and State Leaders Council at the party secretariat in Lagos on...

Come out clean, PDP slams Buhari over herdsmen menace

The Peoples Democratic Party yesterday condemned killings in Benue and other part of the country by herdsmen, saying the stance of President Muhammadu Buhari-led government so far has been pretentious. Using strong worded terms, the opposition party said President Buhari has failed to keep his oath of protecting lives. The statement...

PDP’s victory not threatened by Coalition — Secondus

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed its confidence in returning to power in 2019, even in the face of the emergence of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement recently launched by the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo. According to the National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, the party has begun the...

PDP reacts to Babangida’s statement on Buhari’s re-election

The major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Sunday that the former President, Ibrahim Babangida's statement against President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election in 2019 was timely and yet another pointer to the fact that Nigerians across divides have reached a consensus against President Buhari and his party, the All...
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‘Joke of the year’, PDP reacts to award given to President Buhari at AU summit

The major opposition Peoples Democratic Party has branded the honour bestoned on President Muhammadu Buhari at the African Union Summit as ridiculous and a joke of the year. PDP said African Union was not properly informed for it to have described Buhari as anti-corruption champion, saying there has been several...

PDP sweeps Delta council polls, APC kicks

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday in Asaba won 23 out of the 25 local government areas of Delta in Saturday’s council elections across the state. Chairman of Delta State Independent Electoral Commission (DSIEC), Mr. Mike Ogbodu, gave the details when he announced the results on Sunday in Asaba. He...

President Buhari’s age controversy, a national embarrassment, says PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tuesday labelled as a “national disgrace” the declaration by President Muhammadu Buhari, that he had all the while believed he was 74 this year until told his age was 75 this year. The party in a statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi...

Christmas: PDP slams Buhari’s administration as Nigerians languish in recession, fuel scarcity

Despite prevailing  economic tightening and fuel scarcity in the country, Nigerians who are known to be one of the happiest people on earth have not allowed the unpalatable situation to hamper their Christmas celebration. Reacting to the current trend, the leading opposition Peoples Democratic Party has faulted the present administration,...

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