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Re-organise EFCC, Onuesoke advises FG

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke wants the Federal Government to re-organise the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to give southerners a sense of belonging. He said that since the inception of the ant-graft agency by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, with Governor el-Rufai, overseeing the agency, followed by Farida Waziri, Ibrahim Larmorde and Ibrahim Magu, all the ...

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Keep your New Year promises, PDP tells FG

Keep your New Year promises, PDP tells FG

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday advised the federal government and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) not to issue any New Year message to Nigerians, saying earlier promises made were not fulfilled. The party said Nigerians have been left dispirited by the litany of woes visited on them in the past two years by the APC government, stressing ...

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2019: FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up” PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

FG is building new prisons to arrest us and lock us up'' PDP chairman, Uche Secondus alleges

Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, has accused the Federal government of building new prisons with the hope of locking up PDP members in 2018 so they would not contest against APC candidates in 2019. Uche who was elected chairman of the party two weeks ago, said this when he spoke at the opening of a two-day retreat for members of ...

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Dokpesi congratulates new PDP Chairman, Secondus

Dokpesi congratulates new PDP Chairman, Secondus

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Daar Communication, who contested the PDP National Chairmanship position and lost, has congratulated the winner, Prince Uche Secondus. Dokpesi, who had earlier faulted the process of the party’s National Convention held in Abuja on Saturday, declared that “the delegates have spoken”. “I appreciate the delegates for voting at the convention and congratulate the newly elected ...

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Oyegun’s incompetence responsible for Atiku’s exit from APC – Frank

Oyegun’s incompetence responsible for Atiku’s exit from APC – Frank

Suspended Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Timi Frank has berated the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun for reportedly downplaying the effects of the exit of former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. He said the chairman should be sober because the former vice president left the party largely due to the incompetent leadership at ...

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PDP will become solid after convention – Jonathan

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will become solid after its Saturday’s national convention. Jonathan expressed the optimism in an interview with newsmen after his visit to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, in Port Harcourt, on Sunday. He said that he was hopeful that by Saturday, PDP would elect its new set of ...

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APC destroying Nigeria, Dokpesi cries out

APC destroying Nigeria, Dokpesi cries out

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is systematically destroying the foundation laid by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP for the economic and political growth of Nigeria, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, a candidate for the office of national chairman of the PDP has said. Dokpesi who spoke while a campaign visit to the Abia State chapter of the party late on Tuesday ...

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Mercy Johnson’s husband Prince Odi Okojie resigns from PDP

Mercy Johnson's husband Prince Odi Okojie resigns from PDP

Prince Odi Okojie, one of the young leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo State, has tendered his resignation. This is confirmed in a letter dated November 24, which he personally signed. Okojie didn’t give reasons for quitting the party except that he took the decision after “quality engagement and consultations with political associates, family and friends.”

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‘Igbos will vote massively for President Buhari in 2019’ ex-Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu predicts

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A former Abia State governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, says Igbos will vote massively for President Buhari in the 2019 election. Kalu said this when he appeared as a guest on Arise TV. “APC has come to stay in the south-east. Buhari’s contest in 2019 is not only for himself but for the south-east. After Buhari’s eight years, nobody in Nigeria ...

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President Buhari responsible for Maina’s return – PDP

President Buhari responsible for Maina’s return – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken swipe at the Senior Special Adviser, Malam Garba Shehu who on Wednesday blamed “PDP loyalists,” for the controversial reinstatement of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms into the civil service. In a statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party called for a psychiatric evaluation for ...

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2019: Lamido declares presidential ambition

2019: Lamido declares presidential ambition

Erstwhile governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has formally declared his interest for 2019 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, saying the onus is on the party to salvage the country from the rot it has currently found itself in the comity of nations. Lamido, in a letter to PDP members, said he might not be the ...

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If we are to go for elections today, we will return to power – chairman of PDP’s national caretaker committee Ahmed Makarfi

If we are to go for elections today, we will return to power - chairman of PDP's national caretaker committee Ahmed Makarfi

Chairman of PDP National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, says he is confident that the party will return to power come 2019. Makarfi expressed his confidence of the party’s return to power when he appeared on Channels TV last night. “We are more than ready for election. If we are to go to polls today, we are confident that PDP ...

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Only Nigerians can determine if I’ll become president, not PDP – Ayo Fayose

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Following the declaration of his intention to run for preident in 2019, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said only Nigerians can determine if he will become president and not his party, PDP. In an interview with Channels TV Fayose said, ‘let me say to you very expressly that it is not the national working committee of PDP that will ...

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Recall process: INEC officials drop notice, Ghana-must-go bags outside Senator Dino Melaye’s office

INEC officials drop notice, Ghana-must-go bags outside Senator Dino Melaye’s office

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday dropped the recall notice and other documents at the office of Senator Dino Melaye. The embattled senator, representing Kogi West in the National Assembly, was not present as the office was met under locks.

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Why George may pip Fani-Kayode, Mimiko, Adeniran to the PDP Chairmanship

Why George may pip Fani-Kayode, Mimiko, Adeniran to the PDP Chairmanship

As the Peoples Democratic Party prepares for its elective national convention to elect new officers before the end of the year to pilot its affairs preparatory for the 2019 general elections, investigations have shown that former Board chairman of the Nigeria Ports Authority, Chief Olabode George may emerge the new national chairman of the party. Although George appears to be ...

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Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019- Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP alleges

Ali Modu Sheriff plans to run for President in 2019- Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP alleges

The Ahmed Makarfi-camp of PDP, has alleged that the Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, is planning to run for presidency come 2019.Dayo Adeyeye who is the spokesperson of the PDP caretaker committee of the Ahmed Makarfi-camp, made the allegation when he spoke at a press conference in Abuja yesterday. “Yesterday, while addressing newsmen, as he continues to illegally ...

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Wike, PDP behind killings in Rivers state – Amaechi

Wike, PDP behind killings in Rivers state – Amaechi

Few days to the December 10 re-run elections in Rivers State, former governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has alleged that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike cannot deny his involvement and sponsorship of the killing of innocent Rivers people and stalwarts of the APC in the 2015 general elections and the March 19 ...

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