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Commissioning of Abuja Light Rail is an attempt by Buhari and his party to claim credit for a project that was initiated by Jonathan – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called out President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for attempting to claim credit for the Abuja Light Rail Project which it says was conceptualized, initiated and policy-propelled by the PDP. The party said President Buhari’s showboating and rush to commission the rail project, without giving credit to the PDP, even when his ...

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INEC begins the distribution of sensitive materials to 16 LGAs ahead of Ekiti State Governorship election

INEC begins the distribution of sensitive materials to 16 LGAs ahead of Ekiti State Governorship election

INEC has begun the distribution of sensitive materials to the 16 LGAs at CBN Ado Ekiti with the National Commissioners, RECs, Media, Security and Party Agents in attendance ahead of this saturday’s governorship election. The photos shared by INEC shows vehicles being loaded for distribution of sensitive materials to Ekiti’s 16 local government areas.

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‘What is happening in Ekiti state is shameful and undemocratic’ – Governor Dankwambo of Gombe State says

'What is happening in Ekiti state is shameful and undemocratic' - Governor Dankwambo of Gombe State

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State has reacted to reports of violence and harrassment from Ekiti State today that left Governor Fayose hospitalised. According to Dankwambo, ‘the attempt by the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress to subvert the will of the people on Saturday in Ekiti will be resisted’. He also said, ‘just got off the phone with my ...

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‘South-East must give Buhari six million votes in 2019 to claim 2023 presidency’ – Ali Modu-Sheriff

'South-East must give Buhari six million votes in 2019 to claim 2023 presidency' - Ali Modu-Sheriff

Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has explained the statement credited to Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, on Nigeria having a President of Igbo extraction in 2023. Recall that Mustapha had on Tuesday in Imo state, during the South-East APC rally, said that 2019 will determine the political future of the Igbo people and make APC support ...

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How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

       Thursday’s withdrawal of Mr. Clement Ebri, the last challenger to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s bid for the office of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC has set today’s convention as a coronation ceremony for the former labour organiser turned politician. The 66 year old Oshiomhole is taking over the office that was remarkably occupied by a ...

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‘We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms’ – PDP

'We did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms' - PDP

Peoples Democratic Party has said its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its National Organising Secretary, Austin Akobundu saying that the clarification became necessary following a publication by a national newspaper titled ‘PDP list ...

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Ex-governor, Olusegun Mimiko resigns from PDP, returns to LP

Ex-governor, Olusegun Mimiko resigns from PDP, returns to LP

      A two-term former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, today resigned from PDP and returned to his initial political party, Labour Party LP. Mimiko was first elected as governor on the platform of the LP in 2007 but was not sworn in until February 2009 when the Court of Appeal, Benin declared him as the winner of ...

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APC Convention Committee Member full of fears

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There is huge tension over the forthcoming National Convention of the All Progressives Congress. According to a member of the Convention Committee, there is uncertainty surrounding the event as the party has been deeply fragmented by events of the past few weeks. “We are in a state of confusion as I speak. There is no direction nor purpose. There is ...

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PDP expresses worry over alleged plot to arrest ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo

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Press statement from PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the revelation of former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him indefinitely. PDP says the revelation coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo status is terrifying as it has heightened the tension ...

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”National Assembly resolution on Buhari has vindicated us” PDP says

''National Assembly resolution on Buhari has vindicated us'' PDP

  The National Assembly yesterday, Tuesday 5th, June 2018, held a joint session where resolutions against President Buhari were taken. The lawmakers at the session warned that they would not hesitate to invoke their constitutional powers if President Buhari fails to call security chiefs to order and stop the killings in many parts of the country. Read the press statement ...

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‘Corrupt INEC officials in Oyo State will be prosecuted’ – Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mutiu Agboke

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Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, has said officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), who are found to be corrupt, risk being sacked and prosecuted. Agboke who gave the warning today in Ibadan at the maiden Ramadan lecture organised by the commission, said that INEC would not hesitate in sacking and prosecuting any of its ...

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I will be sworn in as governor in 2019, Imo guber aspirant boasts

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A governorship aspirant in Imo, Mr George Emenalo, popularly called Boy George (BG), on Sunday, expressed optimism to become the next executive governor of the state. Emenalo, who has just joined the gubernatorial race in Imo, expressed the optimism while addressing newsmen in Lagos. He said that his confidence was from God, whose mandate was for him to liberate the ...

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PDP to APC: ”Your Plan To Sack Teachers Is Wicked”

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as wicked the plan by governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to sack school teachers and other workers after the 2019 general election. The PDP is horrified by the revelation by Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, on Thursday, that governors elected on the platform of APC, particularly from ...

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Pandemonium in front of APC National Leader’s House, Bola Tinubu at Ikoyi, Lagos

Pandemonium in front of APC National Leader’s House, Bola Tinubu at Ikoyi, Lagos

    Pandemonium was seen on Friday, 18th May, 2018 in front of APC National Leader’s House (Bola Tinubu) at Bourdilllon, Ikoyi, Lagos. A faction of Iru Victoria Island LCDA of All Progressive Congress Party was seen with their placards protesting around Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s residence in Ikoyi, Lagos State. One of the members of the faction told Ekocity Magazine, ...

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PDP Chieftain, Bode George’s son dies at 42

PDP Chieftain, Bode George’s son dies at 42

PDP chieftain Bode George, has lost his son, Dipo. The 42-year-old died in the early hours of Tuesday, May 8th after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment. He died at a hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos state. Dipo was born by the politician’s first wife, Feyi. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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Technical Stopover: Again Buhari violates Nigeria constitution – PDP

Technical Stopover: Again Buhari violates Nigeria constitution – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has on Thursday berated the US visit of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that he left Nigeria to US for an unofficial visit to Donald Trump, US president, without following the constitutional procedure of consulting the national assembly. In a statement dully signed and sent by the party’s publicity secretary, Ologbondiyan described Mr Presidents visit as ...

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The explosion at the country home of Ohaneze Ndigbo President, John Nwodo is callous, horrendous and wicked – PDP

The explosion at the country home of Ohaneze Ndigbo President, John Nwodo is callous, horrendous and wicked - PDP

Kola Ologbondiyan, the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the explosion at the country home of the President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Nnia John Nwodo. PDP describes the action of the arsonists as callous, horrendous and wicked. Party invites security agencies to investigate and unravel the identities of the masked characters behind the dastardly act. All ...

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Gunmen abduct PDP chieftain in Ekiti, demand N30m ransom

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Suspected kidnappers have abducted the Financial Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, Kayode Oni. According to reports, Oni was abducted along the Efon Alaaye-Erio-Ekiti federal highway while returning to his home in Aramoko Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti west local government area in company of his daughter and grandson. Confirming Oni’s abduction, the publicity secretary of the party, ...

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APC group gives Okorocha 21-day ultimatum to end support for son-in-law

APC group gives Okorocha 21-day ultimatum to end support for son-in-law

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Restoration Coalition in Imo State, yesterday, gave Governor Rochas Okorocha, a 21-day ultimatum, to discontinue his support for his son-in-law, Mr. Uche Nwosu, to be the next governor of the state. The group spoke through its leader, Mr Theodore Ekechi, after a meeting in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of the state. The group also ...

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We are also aware of manipulations in INEC’s computer data centre – PDP

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The party also urged the commission to be impartial in the conduct of electoral matters, adding that its findings have revealed plot by the All Progressives Congress, APC, to rig the 2019 elections with the connivance of the umpire. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party drew the attention of Nigerians to what it called ...

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