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Secondus to aspirants: Don’t rely on party leaders for PDP governorship ticket

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has advised its members seeking the party’s nod to contest the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections against relying on the party’s leaders for the ticket. Uche Secondus The National Chairman of the party, Mr Uche Secondus, gave the advice on Tuesday in Abuja, at the presentation of clearance certificates to the […]

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Bayelsa Guber: PDP’II conduct peaceful primary — Iworiso-Markson

By Samuel Oyadongha YENAGOA—BAYELSA State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Daniel Iworiso-Markson has assured Bayelsans that the September 3, 2019 governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will be rancour-free. PDP and its colour flags Iworiso-Markson, who gave the assurance in live radio programmes monitored in Yenagoa said, the PDP working closely with what […]

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BREAKING: Presidential Tribunal: Supreme Court strikes out Atiku, PDP’s appeal 

The appeal marked SC/738/2019, had sought to quash an aspect of proceedings of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal where President Muhammadu Buhari’e re-election is being challenged. The appellants prayed the Supreme Court to review the record of proceeding the Justice Mohammed Garba-led tribunal held on June 11, to determine if the presidential tribunal was right […]

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Tribunal assures of fair ruling in C’ River Guber elections petition 

By Emma Una CALABAR- THE 2019  Governorship Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Cross River State has assured of a fair ruling in the matter brought by the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Senator John Owan Enoh, challenging the election of the candidate of  the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ben Ayade as governor of […]

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Bayelsa gov primaries: Some PDP aspirants becoming panicky as D-day draws closer — Group

Some aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Bayelsa State have become panicky as the September 3, 2019 primaries of the party draws closer. PDP and its colour flags Association of Concerned Bayelsa Professionals, ACBP, led by Chief Jasper Timiebi, said in a statement, yesterday,  that the aspirants have devised a plot to cause […]

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Stop politics of deceit – PDP tells Gov Bello

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in kogi State has advised the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello “to stop politics of deceit by accepting that his so-called civil service reform is a colossal failure which has brought workers in the state untold hardship.” Obviously reacting to the governor’s sallah message in which he claimed to have […]

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Southern, Middle Belt leaders berate PDP BOT chair on RUGA

RUGA By Dapo Akinrefon LAGOS—THE Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, yesterday, faulted the chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Walil Jubril for supporting the suspended RUGA project. Herdsmen along with their cows wait for buyers at Kara Cattle Market in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 10, 2019. – Kara […]

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Bayelsa Gov Primaries: PDP Youths warn Dickson, state chairman

By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of the Bayelsa state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primaries slated for September 3, the South-South youths chapter of the party yesterday cautioned the state governor, Seriake Dickson and the state Chairman, Mr Cleopas Moses, not to factionalize the party. Governor Dickson It would be recalled that the state chairman, Moses […]

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2020: It’s Ondo South’s turn to produce gov, group tells PDP

…God told me to recontest—Jegede By Dayo Johnson AKURE—A pressure group within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Equity For All Movement, EFAM, yesterday, warned that dire consequences awaited the PDP if it does not consider the South senatorial district for the governorship ticket of the party.  PDP and its colour flags This came as the 2016 […]

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Just in: PDP wins all eight seats in Bayelsa LGAs elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won all the Eight Local Government Areas of Bayelsa, in the just concluded election organised by the Bayelsa State Independent Electoral Commission (BYSIEC), on Saturday. PDP Bayelsa has eight LGAs, and it won all as the All Progressives Congress (APC), did not partake in the election, because of some […]

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Eid-el-Kabir: PDP sends message to Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to use this year’s Eid-el-Kabir to imbibe life of total trust in the Almighty God in all spheres of life. The party made the call in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Saturday. Ologbondiyan said that Eid-el-Kabir offered man great lessons […]

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Akwa Ibom Tribunal: PDP denies alleged plot to tamper with election tribunal evidence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Akwa Ibom State Chapter has described as baseless and unfounded the allegation by its opponent, the All Progressives Congress (APC) of a plot to doctor the documented court evidence in the ongoing governorship election petition trial. The APC had in a statement on Saturday signed by its Publicity Secretary, Nkereuwem […]

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Tribunal: APC floors PDP

The Governorship, National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Sokoto State, on Monday, dismissed the petition of Isa Bashir-Kalanjeni challenging the election of Yusuf Kurdula of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Bashir-Kalanjeni contested on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 election for Tangaza/Gudu Federal Constituency and was defeated […]

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Edo Assembly: APC, PDP tango over Senate’s ultimatum to Obaseki

…As Clark, CNPP blast Senate over ultimatum, say it’s illegal…The standoff threatens business — BENCCIMA By Henry Umoru, Gabriel Enogholase & Alemma Aliu The All Progressives Congress, APC, and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were yesterday, locked in a war of words over the ultimatum given Governor Godwin Obaseki by the Senate to issue a fresh […]

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PDP kicks as APC wants Atiku arrested for alleged felony

lAtiku behaving like an alternate president —APClGo to court, if Atiku breached security, PDP tells APC By Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has called for the arrest of  former Vice President and presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, accusing him of committing felony by behaving like […]

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APC vs PDP: Abba Kyari makes ‘damning’ revelations about Atiku in Tribunal

Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, in the Feb. 23 general election is a Cameroonian “flesh and blood’’. Kyari, who was led through his deposition by Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, Counsel for the president, insisted […]

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Insecurity: Invoke Section 89 on Buhari over $1bn ECA fund now, PDP urges NASS

By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged the National Assembly to respond to demands by Nigerians to as a matter of urgency set up an adhoc committee to recover the allegedly missing $1bn drawn from the Excess Crude Account by the Presidency in 2017. PDP This is even as the party counsels […]

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Rep Ossai to Nigerians: Don’t worry about bipartisan relationship between PDP, APC lawmakers

BY LEVINUS NWABUGHIOGU  Ossai Nicholas Ossai is a lawmaker representing Ndokwa/Ukwuani Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. In this interview, he gives an insight into the kind of bipartisan relationship to expect from members of the House. Ossai Nicholas Ossai, Some are of the view […]

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You picked incompetent individuals as ministers – PDP bombs Buhari

…Describes ministerial list as waste of time By Nwafor Sunday The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday described the ministerial list submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly as uninspiring and waste of time, saying that he (Buhari) picked incompetent individuals as his cabinets. President Muhammadu Buhari The party equally opined that those who […]

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$1bn security fund: PDP demands probe as NSA Mongunu allegedly denies whereabouts of money

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday called for probe of the whereabouts of the $1 billion approved in 2017 by President Muhammadu Buhari to address the security challenges in the country. It also explained that the call for investigation followed the alleged confession by the National Security Adviser, (NSA), Babagana Mongunu, who claimed he was […]

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Kogi PDP elects new officers

Mr Sam Uhuotu has been re-elected as the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi. PDP A statement issued by the party in Lokoja on Sunday said that Uhuotu scored 1, 478 votes to defeat another contestant, Mr Mohammed Omuya who scored 270 votes. Mr Bode Ogunmola who signed the statement said that […]

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Presidential Poll: INEC gets July 29 to open defence, as Atiku, PDP close case

…62 out of 400 billed witnesses appear…As Kenyan ICT Expert testifies, insists INEC server exists By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, on Friday, gave the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, July 29 to open its defence in the petition challenging the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the […]

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Breaking: Atiku, PDP lose bid for more time to close case at Tribunal

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has, Friday, refused to grant the request made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and it’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar , for more time to close their case. Atiku and Buhari Presidential Poll: Tribunal overrules Buhari, INEC, admits video evidence(Opens in a new browser tab) Hits: 0

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Presidential tribunal: PDP agent, Yahaya breaks down in court, says there was no election in Kogi

It was an emotional scene, Wednesday at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, as the Kogi State Witness for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mohammed Arume Yahaya suddenly burst into tears, saying there was no presidential election in the state. Yahaya also alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, brazenly allocated to itself a greater […]

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Breaking: Produce electoral documents requested by PDP before 12: pm Thursday – Tribunal orders INEC

By Anthony Ogbonna The Justice Mohammed Garba-led Presidential Election Tribunal has, Wednesday, ordered the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu to produce electoral documents requested by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar. Yakubu and Atiku Alleged N6.2bn fraud: Jang objects attempt to tender personal bank statements(Opens […]