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EKOMARU PICKS GUBER FORM

PDP Governorship Aspirant 2019 IMO STATE Chief Chukwuma Ekomaru SAN (Obia Ozuma Ndigbo) today, 29th August, 2019, picks PDP Guber Aspirant Form at PDP National Headquarters, Abuja. Chief Chukwuma Ekomaru SAN has been a front runner in the race to become the next Imo State Governor come 2019 with the mantra “RESTORING OUR VALUES”. He was once a Legal Adviser ...

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Olisa Metuh collapses in court as judge continues with trial

The former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, who is standing trial over alleged money laundering of N400 million, has, Monday, collapsed while in court. However, the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, was not deterred by the former spokesman of the now opposition party’s predicament as he went ahead with the resumed trial even ...

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OVER 5,558 APC Members Defect to PDP in Kaduna State

No fewer than 5,558 All Progressives Congress members defected to the PDP in the 23 local government areas in Kaduna state yesterday May 7th. The defectors were received by the PDP leadership at Zonkwa, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area. Former PDP National Caretaker Committee Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi who received them, welcomed them, adding that gradually the former ruling party was ...

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It is time to resign’ – PDP to Buhari

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and allow competent hands to steer the country away from the present economic recession.In a statement last night by the spokesman of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party said the crass ineptitude and lukewarm-attitude of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration could no longer ...

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PDP asks court to disqualify Obaseki

​The PDP has taken the APC governorship candidate in Edo state, Godwin Obaseki to court – The PDP accused Obaseki of false claims made in his educational qualifications – The APC have responded saying they would gladly meet the PDP in court Godwin Obaseki is the APC candidate for the Edo governorship elections As the news that President Buhari has ...

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2019: APC’ll dislodge PDP in Delta- Egbo

​UGHELLI—CHAIRMAN of All Progressives Congress, APC, Steering Committee on Fund Raising for membership registration in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State, Olorogun Jaro Egbo, has reiterated the determination of the party to dislodge the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state in the 2019 general election. Speaking during a meeting of the APC in Ughelli, yesterday, to herald the ...

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I see the hand of God in PDP leadership crisis -Oshiomhole

Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has stated that the confusion in the PDP is the handiwork of God. “Today, you can see confusion inside the party that brought Nigeria to its knees. Can you not see the hand of God? They said they would rule for 60 years. Now 16 years later, they are out,” he said while speaking to ...

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Stop harassing Fayose”; “Fayose remains blameless” – PDP members protest in Ekiti

​ Street protests continued in Ekiti State yesterday, as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders and members trooped out in Ido-Ekiti, headquarters of Ido/Osi Local Government, in support of Governor Ayo Fayose. They condemned alleged plot by the Federal Government to “hide under the pretext of an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to remove the governor.The protesters ...

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Former PDP Publicity secretary, Olisa Metuh, offers to refund N400m traced to him

​Embattled former Publicity Secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, has offered to refund the N400 million from the arms deal procurement fund that was traced to him. In a statement released by his lawyer, Onyechi Ikpazu, Metuh said he was returning the money to signify his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war. Metuh is currently undergoing trial for money laundering ...

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Muhammadu Buhari ‘PDP’s sins will soon start coming out,’ President-elect says

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that the sins committed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while ruling Nigeria will continue to come out for a long time. Buhari also spoke on the challenges posed by the Boko Haramsect and the tenure expiration of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Attahiru Jega. Read excerpts of his interview with journalists, as published ...

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PDP Chieftains Ask Jonathan To Prepare for 2019, Want National Working Committee Sacked Immediately

SaharaReporters understands that a group of party youths has been mobilized to stage an “occupy” protest that would take over the party secretariat until the NWC members are kicked out by President Jonathan and replaced with a caretaker committee that would be malleable to his desires. Some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party have called on President Goodluck Jonathan to ...

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PDP Accuses APC of Planning a One-party State

  In what appears to be the full assumption of an opposition party role, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has begun a round of accusations against the emerging “governing party”, the All Progressives Congress (APC). The PDP in a statement on Sunday accused the APC of planning a one-party system in Nigeria and encouraging mass defection of its members to ...

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PDP Denies Plot to Rig Rescheduled Bayelsa Assembly Poll

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State Thursday denied any plot to rig the state assembly poll rescheduled to hold tomorrow, even as it accused aides of President Goodluck Jonathan of sponsoring opposition against the party. The PDP, which described as “baseless and misleading” the claims by the opposition parties in the state to rig the assembly ...

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Impeachment: We will Defend Fayose with Our Blood, Vow Ekiti PDP Lawmakers

    Tension mounts as S’Court delivers judgment on guber election tuesday Olakiitan Victor in Ado Ekiti The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmakers in the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Monday pledged to defend Governor Ayodele Fayose with the last drop of their blood, to prevent his impeachment by the 19 lawmakers of the All Progressives Congress (APC). At ...

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APC wins in 13 states, PDP victorious in four

    Winners of Saturday’s governorship election began to emerge on Sunday afternoon with the All Progressives Congress topping the Peoples Democratic Party in the results so far released by the Independent National Electoral Commission. There were however still pockets of protests and killings in a few states even as the results were being announced and collation taking place in ...

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Defection galore as Zwingina, Gulak, Reps, others dump PDP

The wave of defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressives Congress, APC continued yesterday with senior members of the defeated ruling party taking their exit from the party. Among the heavyweight defectors that left the PDP yesterday was immediate past political adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Ahmed Gulak, who initiated the Jonathan re-election campaign and ...

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PDP to challenge Buhari’s victory at tribunal

  The Peoples Democratic Party has said that it will challenge the outcome of the March 28 presidential election. The Independent National Electoral Commission through its Chairman and Chief Returning Officer, Prof. Attahiru Jega, on Wednesday declared Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress as the winner of the election. The PDP through its agent at the National ...

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APC Accuses PDP of Plans to Rig Election

All Progressives Congress (APC), Wensday expressed concern over what it called the “increasingly-desperate plans by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig the presidential election at all costs, as well as the growing cases of harassment and intimidation of our members across the country by PDP officials and candidates, using the security agencies, which are supposed to be non-partisan ...

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Court Removes Legal Hurdles against Buhari’s Participation in Saturday’s Polls

  A  Federal High Court in Abuja has finally cleared the hurdles for the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC, General Muhammadu Buhari to participate in the Saturday Presidential Polls. The court has finally adjourned further hearing  in the suit seeking to disqualify Buhari till April 22 and 23. This adjournment has finally laid to rest the speculation ...

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APC Deputy Governor Defects to PDP

He’s always been a mole, says party  PDPPCO urges others to decamp Chuks Okocha in Abuja and 
Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt    
 Barely one week to the March 28 presidential election, Rivers State Deputy Governor, Mr. Tele Ikuru, on Sunday announced his resignation as member of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He also called on his supporters to vote ...

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PDP Asks Buhari to Clarify Role in Massacre of 300 Igbo Soldiers, Civilians

   Buhari: North never declared Igbo properties abandoned Chuks Okocha and Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaigns Friday asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, to clarify his roles in the massacre of over 300 Igbo soldiers and civilians during the thirty months civil war. This is as Buhari said that ...

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May God Judge Them For Their Lies – PDP Reacts To Apc Dollar Claim

  The Directorate of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PDPPCO) denied an allegation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that a plan was stirring to implicate the opposition party with a huge amount of US dollars being ferried into Nigeria.   The APC had alleged in a statement by its spokesperson, Lai Mohammed, on ...

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Mu’azu: PDP will Not Win by a Landslide, But will Be Victorious

Says party will declare Marshall plan in North-east Chuks Okocha in Abuja The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, has said he is not expecting a landslide victory for the party in the general election, but he is convinced that the PDP will emerge victorious in the election.   According to Muazu, “While I do ...

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APC Accuses PDP Of Sponsoring Lagos Protest

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has accused the main opposition party in the state – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – of sponsoring a protest. The protest was staged in the commercial city on Monday, as posters and billboards belonging to the APC governorship candidate were allegedly vandalized. The APC spokesperson in the state, Mr Joe Igbokwe, ...

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TB Joshua speaks on real PDP, APC; predicts plane crash

On Sunday 15th March 2015, Nigerian cleric T.B. Joshua gave a warning to Nigerians over the upcoming elections, further adding that he foresaw an imminent plane crash within Nigeria. “Pray for Nigeria because I am seeing a plane crash,” Joshua stated in a service televised live via Christian channel Emmanuel TV. “It’s not a good thing to lose personalities again,” ...

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Jonathan offered me interim govt’s VP to dump APC —Tinubu •Tinubu, a prisoner of his own delusion, horrific hallucination —PDP

NATIONAL leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and President Goodluck Jonathan recently offered him the post of the vice president in a purportedly planned interim national Government (ING), for him to part ways with the APC. According to a statement which emanated from Tinubu’s media office in Lagos, ...

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2015 POLLS: APC, PDP brawl over Jega

ABUJA—The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, engaged in a brawl, yesterday, over alleged plot by government to surreptitiously deposit a huge amount of money into the bank account of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega in the name of APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.jega The opposition ...

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POLLS: PDP Reps give Jonathan conditions for support

ABUJA — As preparations for the Presidential polls slated for March 28 intensify, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lawmakers in the House of Representatives have put forward a number of demands for President Goodluck Jonathan to meet as a condition for supporting him to win the March 28 election. Top on the list of demands is the immediate refund of the ...

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Obasanjo’s membership card had expired, says PDP

Two weeks after former President Olusegun Obasanjo tore his Peoples Democratic Party membership card, the party claimed on Tuesday that the card being held by the former President had expired. It said that the card hitherto owned by Obasanjo was signed by the party’s former Acting National Chairman, Alhaji Kawu Baraje. Baraje has since left the party and he is ...

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General Buhari Is An Agent Of Destabilization – Bola Tinubu

A statement made by the leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Lagos State, Bola Ahmed Tinubu back in 2003 about the presidential candidate of the party, General Muhammadu Buhari has resurfaced. In a document released by Wikileaks, Tinubu was against Buhari becoming the president of Nigeria because he believed the former Head of State and ...

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Governor Fayose Celebrates Obasanjo’s Exit From PDP With A Newspaper Front Page Advert [LOOK]

  The news of former President Olusegun Obasanjo leaving the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, due to his disagreement with President Goodluck Jonathan whom he accused of failing in leadership and encouraging corruption has generated lots of negative and positive criticism from Nigerians. Some are disappointed about his exit while others, including Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, are celebrating his ...

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PDP Faction Wants Jonathan Out As Candidate, As Party Faces Deepening Schisms

SaharaReporters has learned of a new twist in the desire of some top officials of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for a six-month postponement of polls in Nigeria, with several sources saying a faction of the party would work to replace President Goodluck Jonathan as the party’s presidential candidate. In separate interviews with SaharaReporters, numerous PDP officials disclosed that many ...

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Drama as Obasanjo quits PDP after 16 yrs

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday finally dumped the ruling Peoples Democratic Party by asking that his membership card be torn. But almost two hours after he did that, the Ogun State PDP executive council, headed by Chief Adebayo Dayo, announced his expulsion from the party over what it termed his “series of unabated anti-party activities.” The former President was ...

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Buhari’s Endorsement: Obasanjo entitled to his opinion, says PDP

ABUJA—Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO, reacted, yesterday, to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), saying he was entitled to his views as an individual. Answering questions from journalists in Abuja yesterday, Director, Media and Publicity of PDPPCO, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode told former President Obasanjo ...

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