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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...

I will not follow Atiku to PDP– Adamawa gov, Bindow

The Governor Abubakar Bindow of Adamawa State said on Saturday that he has no plan to join the former vice president to leave the APC. Speaking through his Commissioner for information, Ahmad Sajo who said in a telephone interview added that the governor was elected on the platform of All...

Atiku to register as a member of PDP today

  Sources have have revealed that the former vicepresident, Atiku Abubakar,  who recently resigned from the All Progressive Congress (APC), will today Sunday pick up membership card of the leading opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). An associate to the former VC, Mr. Ahmed Lawan, who is the APC Organising Secretary...

APC threatened by mass defection over Atiku’s resignation

The exit of the former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar from the All Progressives Congress has incited great worries am on the ruling party, FELLOW PRESS learnt. Although the defection of the formal VC was not a shock to the party, but it just became clear to them how his exit might...

Nigerians will be forever grateful to Jonathan— PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party has lauded the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, saying its efforts and achievement will forever be on the lips of Nigerians as he saddled the country for six years. This was contained in a congratulation message on the occasion of Jonathan's 60th birthday. The congratulation massage...

Buhari’s action impeachable offence, PDP reacts to sack of Babachir, Oke

Following the President Muhammadu Buhari sacking the embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, and the Director General of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency, the Peoples Democratic Party has described the move as unacceptable. PDP described President Buhari's decision to disengage the duo as a 'slap on the face of...

PDP Lagos Chairman Osholanke dies in his hotel room

  Chief Babatunde Osholanke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Chairman, Lagos Chapter, is dead, after he reportedly slumped on Saturday. Osholanke slumped at at Ikeji Airport Hotel and was rushed to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, before giving up the ghost. The late PDP boss was just preparing to...

PDP pours accolades on Ekwueme at 85

The Peoples Democratic Party has congratulated the former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, as he clocks 85 years old yesterday. The greetings were contained in a statement signed by Prince Dayo Adeyeye, National publicity Secretary, on behave of the National Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi. Dr. Ekwueme who was the first elected Vice President...

Nigerians not stupid, won’t make mistake voting APC in 2019— PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has reacted to the statement made by the All Progressvies Congress that Nigerians would never vote for PDP, saying that the PDP remains the best choice for Nigerians, who have learnt their lessons from previous mistakes and would not vote APC in 2019 general election. The...

PDP national exco meets Tuesday

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed Tuesday, October 24, 2017, for its 76th National Executive Committee meeting. The announcement for the meeting was released on Saturday, adding that the venue will be at the National Secratariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja by 2pm. National Caretaker Committee (NCC) will also meet with All...

Obasanjo: Returning to PDP is like going back to my vomit

Olusegun Obasanjo, a former Nigerian President has reiterated his decision never to go back to partisan politics again, nor rejoin the Peoples Democratic Party, the platform on which he won presidency twice and ruled the Nigeria between 1999 and 2007. Obasanjo said he would rather continue to act in a...
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How I will assess Buhari if I were PDP spokesperson

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has said he would what he is doing as the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress even if he belonged to the opposition party of the Peoples Democratic Party. Mr. Mohammed who was the National Publicity Secretary of APC before appointed by...

I will remain loyal even if PDP denies me 2019 presidential ticket- Fayose

Ayodele Fayose, Ekiti State Governor, says he would remain loyal to the party even if the his party, the Peoples Democratic Party denies him the ticket as the flag bearer in 2019 Presidential election. FELLOW PRESS reports that Fayose had officially declared his intention to captain the political ship of...

Former President Jonathan will not run for 2019 presidency, says PDP

THE leading opposition party of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), South-South Chapter, has debunked insinuations that the former-President Goodluck Jonathan is planning to re-contest for 2019 Presidency. The group said this while dismissing claims that Jonathan wanted to hijack the party structure in Bayelsa state for his presidential ambition in...

PDP unveil grand plan to win 2019 general elections

Against the 2019 general election, the leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has unmasked its grand plan capable of replacing the party to its lost position. PDP has been ruling the country since the restoration of democracy in 1999 for 16 years, but lost in the 2015 general...

2019: Don’t set me against President Buhari- Dangote warns PDP, others

Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has responded to a report stating that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been mounting pressure on him to contest the presidency in 2019. In a telephone interview with Daily Times, Aliko said he is not interested in politics, and that the calls for...

Oyo State Ex-Governor decamp to former party

Rasheed Ladoja, a former governor of Oyo State, has decamped to his former party, the Peoples Democratic Pary (PDP). Ladoja was hitherto a member of Accord Party and had re-contested on the platform for for governorship in 2015. Also Mr. Seyi Makinde, a chieftain of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) decamped...

Buhari’s speech failed to address critical issues- PDP

In reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari's national broadcast yesterday Monday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the President missed to mention issues that have direct impact on the masses, describing the speech as a "monumental anti-climax". The statement which was issued late Monday by PDP National Secretariate's head of the...

Osinbajo not in charge of Nigeria, but figurehead- PDP

Nigeria's major opposition party of the Peoples Democratic Party has lashed out on the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, saying he is not the one taking charge of the country. PDP also said Osinbajo had proven that he does not have full authority, as against what Presidency claims that the...

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