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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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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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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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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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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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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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