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Don’t even dare to remove Ekweremadu as Deputy Senate President– PDP warns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has warned against any attempt to remove Ike Ekweremadu as the Deputy Senate President. The party was reacting to comments made by Senator Kabiru Marafa, where he called on Ekweremadu to decamp to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in order to retain his seat. In...

Ekiti PDP, APC in verbal war over media attacks on Adeboye

The Ekiti State chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been engaged in war of words over the alleged media attacks on the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye. The revered clergyman had during the church...

PDP, TUC, urges Buhari to change economic policies

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party and the Trade Union Congress among other groups, on Sunday, have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to change his economic policies if the nation is to get out of economic downturn soon. Besides the PDP and the TUC, a Vice-President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr....

PDP ask Buhari to change his economic team, policies for 2017

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to change his economic policies this year 2017 which is the only way that could take the country out of economic recession. The position was made known through the spokesperson for the caretaker committee headed by Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Prince...

Ondo election: Kashamu explains why PDP lost

Senator Buruji Kashamu has explained why his political party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was floored in the just concluded governorship election in Ondo State. ‎Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was declared winner of the keenly contested election after polling 244, 842 votes to beat his closest...

PDP suspends Omisore for anti-party activities

The Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has suspended a former Deputy Governor of the state, Senator Iyiola Omisore. In a statement issued by a factional Chairman of the party in the state, Soji Adagunodo and its Secretary, Bola Ajao, said Omisore was suspended for allegedly engaging...

What Buhari told me about Ondo election – Mimiko

The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has stated that the November 26 governorship election cannot hold if the issue of the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party remained unresolved. He, however, expressed hope that the impasse over the PDP flag bearer in the governorship election would soon be resolved...

PDP leaders visit Fani-Kayode, others

  A delegation of the Peoples Democratic Party’s National Caretaker Committee and other top members of the party led by its Chairman, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Wednesday visited some prominent members of the PDP who are in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. Members of the delegation included...

PDP rigged Edo election, Ize-Iyamu couldn’t have pulled more than 50,000 votes– Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has claimed that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, were the actual riggers of the September 28 governorship election in the state. He said Pastor Ize-Iyamu could not have polled more than 50,000 votes if the election was not rigged. Oshiomhole...

Makarfi visits Sheriff, PDP factions seek end to crisis

The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, and the party’s factional National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, met in Abuja on Tuesday to resolve the lingering crisis in the party. It was learnt that the meeting between the two PDP leaders, laying...

APC, PDP in war of words as Edo elects governor today

  As about two million eligible voters in Edo State go to the polls today, the All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party have continued to trade blame on the alleged plot of some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission to compromise the credibility of the exercise. The...

Return the country to where it was before you came into office and then resign, PDP tells president Buhari

Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Buhari to return the country to where it was in 2015 before he came into office and then resign his position. The party said this in a statement issued by their spokesperson, Dayo Adeyeye, in Abuja yesterday Wednesday September 14th. The statement in...

PDP in a state of comatose – Obasanjo tells Sheriff

Following the leadership crises currently rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, said the party has gone into comatose. Speaking at his Hilltop residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, after a closed door meeting with embattled factional Chairman of PDP, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, Obasanjo said...

PDP crises: Sheriff rejects Board of Trustees’ recommendation

The Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the outcome of the Board of Trustees, BoT, meeting which resolved to hold the next national convention of the party in Abuja as part of reconciliation moves. In a statement, which was signed by the acting Deputy...

Expect more arrests, prosecution – Oshiomhole tells PDP

Any member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo who goes against the law would be arrested and prosecuted. Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, said this while responding to threats by the PDP to carry out mass protest over the arrest of 13 of its members. Speaking at a meeting...

How Jonathan government stole N33 trillion– APC

Not less than N33 trillion was not accounted for under the former president Goodluck Jonathan's administration, the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has said. Oyegun therefore warn the opposition party of the Peoples Democratic Party should stop criticising President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, saying they should shut up. This was...

Why APC wants PDP dead- Fayose  

Ekiti State Governor. Mr Ayodele Fayose, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) wants the‎ Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) dead because the APC does not want a virile opposition to challenge its obnoxious policies and inability to tackle the problems confronting the country. Speaking in Port Harcourt on Wednesday...

The PDP and the futility of compromise, By Femi Fani Kayode  

When I warned the Nigerian people about what the APC represented and that, if given power, they would be the most reactionary, repressive, vindictive, insensitive, vicious, thin-skinned, paranoid, divisive and, worse of all, incompetent government in the history of Nigeria no-one listened. When I told the people that the leaders...

BREAKING: Police close down PDP Convention venue

It is confirmed that the Police have closed down the venue for the Peoples Democratic Party-PDP convention in Port Harcourt. Its was learnt that the police stormed Sharks Stadium, the venue for the national convention at about 4am Wednesday following the Abuja Court's order that the convention should not hold,...

Modu Sheriff is a pretender, curse to PDP– Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, the former aviation minister, has further slammed the Ali Modu Sheriff for saying he sent people to plead on his behave after making statement that Sheriff was a member of Boko Haram. Fani-Kayode said this in a statement sent to Daily Post that the Sheriff was drowning man...

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