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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,...

National convention: PDP advises aggrieved members to explore internal mechanism

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged aggrieved members of the party over outcome of the Dec. 9 National Convention to explore the opportunities provided by the party’s National Reconciliation Committee. The National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan made the call while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. A...

Fayose reacts to faction party, Fresh PDP

A group made up of about five men on Wednesday ‘opened’ a parallel secretariat for the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, in Abuja. The five men are Prince Obi Nwosu, Alhaji Hassan Adamu, Chief Olusola Akindele, Chief Godwin Duru and Franklyne Edede. Only two flags of the party are...

Tinubu trying to sell rejected APC to Oyo people –PDP

  The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday dismissed the speech by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, while welcoming former governor Adebayo Alao-Akala and other defectors to the party on Saturday, as an attempt to sell a rejected party to the...

PDP warns Akala on defection to APC

The former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala has been warned by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, saying he would only be used and thrown away by the party, praying he returns to the PDP to join other chieftains to...

Why PDP cannot ‘change the change’

If you think there is only one way to run a successful, winning political party, let me save you time; this is not for you. This article is for those who dream of building a democracy that delivers to the majority or suspect that what we practise now can...

Tinubu: Unlike PDP, no automatic tickets in APC

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu national leader of the All Progressives Congress has maintained a position contrary to that of Governor Rochas Okorochas of Imo State, that governor forum would had role to play in whoever will emerge as the party flag bearer. Tinubu maintained that APC system of choice must not...

PDP wasting their time, APC reacts to Secondus emergence as Chairman, convention

The All Progressives Congress has made a swift reaction to the Saturday national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, that elected Uche Secondus as its new chairman, saying the major opposition party is just wasting its time.   The fact that PDP sill upheld the system of vote buying underscore the...

Saraki and I will not return to PDP, Gov Amhed reacts to call to imitate Atiku

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed said on Sunday that neither him nor the Senate President, Bukula, would return to the Peoples Democratic Party regardless of invitation for them to do same as Atiku Abubakar ex vice president did.   Speaking with journalists in Abuja, the governor said he and Saraki are committed to...

Uche Secondus’s profile: PDP new National Chairman

The 62-year-old Uche Secondus from Rivers State is now the man of the moment after his emergence as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party. Secondus won big on Saturday in Abuja. But his election as the new leader of Nigeria’s biggest opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, seemed...

PDP suspends Buruki Kashamu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended Senator Buruji Kashamu of Ogun East Senatorial District for a period of one month, for reason the party did not specify. The statement made by the party on Facebook said, "The National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of our great Party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)...

Makarfi’s speech’s PDP national convention [FULL TEXT]

It is only apt that this address begins with a tribute to a true founding father of our great party and a strong pillar in the struggle for the enthronement of an enduring democracy in our country; one who made tremendous sacrifices to ensure the survival of both the...

Secondus gets support from South-East leaders

The South-East leaders have declared their support for Prince Uche Secondus. In a closed-door meeting held in a hotel in Abuja on Friday, members of the South-East caucus of the PDP passed a confidence vote in Secondus, declaring him as the only one they had resolved to vote for in...

6 reasons Atiku’s defections to PDP may affect Buhari’s re-election

As the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, the ruling All Progressives Congress has so far be experiencing some level of worry on the negative effect his exit might inflict on them. It is even obvious how President Muhammadu Buahri in the bid to make...

PDP clears 9 aspirants for national chairmanship

Nine aspirants bidding for the position of the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party has cleared by the screening committee of the party. The Chairman of the committee, Mr. Osagie Ize-Iyamu, presented certificates of clearance to them a few minutes ago at the National Executive Committee hall at the...

‘Time to take a stand in Nigeria’s interest’, says Atiku as he joins PDP

Atiku Abubakar ex Vice President on Sunday afternoon officially announced his membership of the Peoples Democratic Party. Mr. Atiku announced this Live on Facebook, sayinig his decision was arrived at after consultation wth party leaders across the country. Untill December 24, Atiku was a member of the ruling party, All Progressives...

WAIVER: PDP to amend constitution to favour Atiku

  FACTS have emerged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee on Thursday will reach conclusion on matters bordering on waiver for returnees to the party. PDP constitution which allows for two years waiver is set to be reduced to six months, to allow the former Vice President, Alhaji...
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Better late than never! Buhari sympathises after Atiku resigned from APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, over the resignation of the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over the weekend. "Accept my sympathy for losing a senior member of your party,” Buhari jokingly said yesterday during the inauguration...

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