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PDP will retake power if I’m elected Chairman– Jim Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje, the Lagos governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election has promised to lead his party to retake the mantle of leadership from the ruling party of All Progressives Congress is elected Chairman. Mr Agbaje said this to newsman shortly after the party convention...

PDP begs Obasanjo to come back

The leading opposition party of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed its readiness to take back the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, if he decides to come back to the party. According to the Chairman of the Board of Trustee of PDP, Senator Walid Jibrin's statement on Monday, the party is...

We warned Nigerians not to vote Buhari – PDP

Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Plateau state chapter, Hon. Damishi Sango, has stated that the party warned Nigerians against electing President Muhammadu Buhari in the last presidential election. He also accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of prosecuting the national chairmanship hopeful of the party, High Chief Raymond...

PDP made mistakes for 16 years in power –Dokpesi

  One of the aspirants for the national chairmanship position of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has said the party made a lot of mistakes during the 16 years it occupied the Presidency. He said the original idea of the founding fathers of the PDP was to lay a...

Bode George, Dokpesi, others for PDP chairmanship position

Two zones in the southern part of the country, South-West and South-South, are in the race to produce the next national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, investigations by our correspondent have revealed. No member of the party in the other zone in the region, the South-East, is said to...

We are sorry for bringing Nigeria to this toxic state – PDP begs Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has apologised to Nigerians over whatever role it may have played in bringing the nation to a deplorable state. In a statement on its twitter handle, @pdpNigeria, the party promised to proffer solutions that will turn the negative tide in the country around. The tweet reads,...

PDP holds fresh national convention Aug. 17 in Port Harcourt

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold a fresh national convention in Port Harcourt on Aug.17, to elect a new executive, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the party has said. Makarfi spoke on Thursday in Abuja, while addressing newsmen at the end of the party’s national caucus...

I’m working towards settling PDP leadership crises, but will not handover to Makarfi – Sheriff

The ousted Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff has disclosed that there are moves to settle the leadership crises currently rocking the party but maintained that his faction will not relinquish the party’s National Secretariat to his contender, who is the Chairman of the...

Nigeria’s presidential jets are available for hire – Odigie-Oyegun

In this interview with JOHN ALECHENU, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, speaks about the challenges of managing the nation, President Buhari’s policies and other national issues. Excerpts The opposition Peoples Democratic Party has accused your party of being responsible for its leadership crisis. How do...

Sheriff declares readiness to vacate office

The power tussle within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP seems to have an end in sight as the factional National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff of the party has indicated his willingness to step down if asked to. Ali Modu Sheriff while speaking to some state chairman of the party noted...

Why PDP is reseting governorship primaries – Modu Sheriff explains

The People’s Democratic Party faction led by Senator Ali Modu Sheriff yesterday vowed to go ahead with a fresh governorship primary today irrespective the statement made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC that it would not be monitoring it. Addressing journalists in Benin City yesterday, Ebenezer Alabi, a former...

PDP Crisis Deepens: Sheriff sacks Edo Exco; Makarfi Committee dismisses action

Faction fixes June 29 for primary election Power tussle in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepened, yesterday, as the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee dismissed the suspension of the Edo State Executive Committee of the party by the Ali Modu Sheriff  faction. The Dan Orbih leadership of the PDP in Edo echoed...

First Lady may seek to assassinate Fayose – PDP

Be weary of your security – Party warns Fayose The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has stated that the First Lady may seek to assassinate the Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayo Fayose over his public exposé of her alleged involvement in the $182 million Halliburton bribery scandal that saw a...

$115M election bribe: EFCC interrogates Sheriff for 7 hours

The factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, was questioned for at least 7 hours by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday in relation to the $155 million election bribe allegedly received from the former minister of petroleum Diezani Alison-Madueke. Sheriff, who arrived at...

PDP Leadership Crises: Sheriff should be allowed into Secretariat – Supporters tell IGP

A civil Society Group, Guardian of Democracy, on Monday gave the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, 90 minutes to release the former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party or face the consequences. Convener of the group, Solomon Adodo, made the demand while addressing reporters at the National Secretariat...

Niger Delta Avengers working for PDP – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, South-South Chapter, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of collaborating with a militant group, Niger Delta Avengers to destabilise the nation. The zonal arm of the ruling party also distanced the Niger Delta region from the Biafra agitation, saying the South-South will never be...

I’m the authentic PDP National Chairman – Sheriff tells Court

Embattled former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has told a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, that he remained the authentic National Chairman of the party. This is as he described the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee as a group of “usurpers” and...

PDP demands release of all members from EFCC detention  

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has demanded the immediate release of all its members detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The demand was made by the National Executive Committee, NEC, of the party at the end of its 71st meeting in Abuja on Tuesday. The demand is also...

PDP Natioanal Assembly separated over Sheriff’s 2019 Presidential bid

A proposal presented to Senator Ali Modu Sherrif, the National Chairmar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, not to contest for the 2019 presidential ticket in 2018 brought the party's meeting to an uproar yesterday at the National Assembly. The lawmakers were asking the embattled party chairman not to contest for...

BREAKING: Walid Jibrin emerged PDP BoT Chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee has of today Monday elected Sen. Walid Jibril as its substantive chairman. Until now, Jibril was the acting BoT Chairman and secretary of PDP. The election held at the party secretariat in Abuja. The PDP BoT has also appointed Chief Ojo Maduekwe, the...

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