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KOGI: APC’s strategies that floored PDP

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello By Boluwaji Obahopo LAST Saturday would remain memorable in the minds of Kogi people who envisaged the polls might be trailed by violence but still went out to carry out their civic duties to determine a new governor, who will pilot the affairs of the state for the next four […]

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Bayelsa, Kogi elections results cannot stand – PDP

Dirisu Yakubu and Winifred Azubuike The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) said on Tuesday the outcome of Saturday’s governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States cannot stand given the scale of violence that marred the exercise. Ologbodiyan The party’s National Working Committee (NWC) also insisted that there is no way the PDP would […]

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Bayelsa Polls: ‘Members who worked against the interest of PDP should be suspended, sanctioned’

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Aminu Yakudima, a Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the north, says the party should punish those who worked against its interest in Bayelsa state. Recall that the flagbearer of the opposition, David Lyon emerged winner in the election with 352,552 votes to defeat Douye Diri, candidate of the […]

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APC, Oshiomhole commend Jonathan over Bayelsa Polls

Former President Goodluck Jonathan By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The All Progressives Congress, APC, Monday commended former President Goodluck Jonathan for his disposition on the outcome of the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa State, saying that the former President was delighted with it. The APC Governorship candidate in the election, David Lyon was declared winner by […]

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Bayelsa election: Residents react as APC leads PDP

Residents of Bayelsa have been thrown into jubilation as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced results of the Saturday governorship poll from the six Local government areas out of eight in the state. Two local government areas yet to be announced are: Southern-Ijaw and Ekeremor. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the All […]

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PDP candidate, Musa Wada rejects result of Kogi guber poll

Wada Engineer Musa Wada, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has rejected the result of yesterday’s Kogi gubernatorial election. The PDP candidate told journalists that the election results being announced by INEC was a representation of what happened in the field. Wada, who vowed to challenge the outcome of the poll in court said […]

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Court of Appeal sacks PDP, AA lawmakers

An Appeal Court sitting in Owerri on Saturday sacked Obinna Onwubuariri, the member representing Isiala Mbano/Onuimo/Okigwe Federal Constituency of Imo in the House of Representatives. The Chairman of the Panel, Justice R.N Pemu, who read the judgment, said that the election that brought Onwubuariri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to power in Feb. 23 […]

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Kogi decides: Why PDP will defeat APC – Wada

Former Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State, has expressed optimism that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win Saturday’s governorship election in the state. He said the electorate overwhelmingly voted for the party. Wada, who also called for adoption of electronic voting system with computerised database to curb the nation’s flaws in electioneering processes, costs […]

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Bayelsa Decides: What PDP candidate, Senator Diri, said after voting

Senator Douye Diri, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) candidate for the Bayelsa governorship election, on Saturday, described the electoral process as “smooth and peaceful”.Diri said this while speaking with newsmen shortly after casting his vote at Polling Unit 4, in Sampou, Kokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of the state.He said that observations and feedbacks from some members […]

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Unending war between PDP and Reps Leadership

Uche Secondus By Emmanuel Aziken It had been believed that the pause in the faceoff over the choice of the minority leadership of the House of Representatives would over time heal through a political solution. After all, time heals wounds. However, a pointer to the contrary emerged last weekend when the national leadership of the […]

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Kogi Guber: PDP’s chances threatened as questions are raised over certificate submitted to INEC

Wada Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/1147/2019 Femi Joseph v Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two others are suits climbing through the Federal High Court. The other two defendants are the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the candidate of the PDP in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship polls, Engr. Musa Wada. This suit was instituted by way of […]

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PDP rejects hate speech bill

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned and rejected the Hate Speech Prohibition Bill in the National Assembly, seeking stringent punishment including death by hanging as a penalty. Continue reading PDP rejects hate speech bill at Vanguard News. Hits: 0

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Edo: PDP speaks on Pastor Ize-Iyamu, ‘Gov. Obaseki’s N6b offer’

The Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State has said that the exit of its former governorship aspirant in the State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu from the party would not affect its fortunes. It said the party remains intact and that Pastor Ize-Iyamu had not officially informed the party hierarchy of his decision to dump the main […]

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NASS: PDP reacts to death sentence for hate speech

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the Hate Speech Prohibition Bill currently receiving the attention of the the Senate. The main opposition party described the bill as savage, repressive, cruel and murderous. This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by spokesman for the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan. The PDP lamented the intents of the […]

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PDP Will sweep Bayelsa governorship election, says George-Ikoli

A former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Bayelsa State, Chief Anthony George-Ikoli, on Tuesday, put the ultimate responsibility for development of the state on the shoulders of the people. “I don’t pay much mind to political commentators as it is often difficult to differentiate what is objective commentary from what is agenda, but […]

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Bola Tinubu attacks PDP, Saraki, reveals why APC, Buhari came on board in 2015

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has described the previous government of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from 1999 to 2015 as irresponsible and spendthrift. The APC leader said that it was the pursuit of good governance, that brought the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari to power in 2015. Tinubu also […]

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APC accuses PDP led Govt. of plunging Delta into N600bn debt

…..As PDP keeps mum Perez Brisibe, Ughelli The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC have accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP led government of Delta State of allegedly plunging the state into a debt of over N600billion naira. The party in a statement over the weekend while citing the 2018 Economic Confidential […]

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Bayelsa Guber election: APC no match for PDP ― Gov Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon Seriake Dickson By Samuel Oyadongha , Yenegoa Less than five days to the Saturday governorship election in Bayelsa State, Governor Seriake Dickson Monday night boasted the All  Congress (APC) cannot match the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the weekend governorship election. Dickson who stated this during a live media chat in Yenagoa, […]

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Kogi Guber: What we’ll do to Gov.Yahaya Bello on Saturday – PDP

Ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vowed to “overrun” the state Governor, Yahaya Bello. PDP said no threats of violence will deter it from ‘overrunning’ Bello and his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in all the senatorial zones of the state on Saturday. In a statement […]

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Kogi PDP warns APC against alleged plans to arrest party loyalists

Kogi PDP gubernatorial rally The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi State has accused the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state of planning to arrest some members of the party. Deputy Director of Public Communication of the party, Austin Okai, who made this statement, urged the security agencies in the state, those deployed for […]

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Can you and Buhari, stand before the throne of Judgement, Atiku’s spokesman replies Femi Adesina

By Nwafor Sunday Miffed with the article written by the special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina against his principal, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Mr Segun Showunmi, spokesman to the later, has replied Adesina, asking if […]

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Elumelu rejects PDP’s allegations of disloyalty, warns of implosion

Tordue Salem – Abuja The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, has denied fresh allegations of disloyalty leveled against him by the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, warning that poor handling of the crisis within the ranks of the party in the House of […]

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Opinion: They gave Atiku false sense of hope – Femi Adesina

Atiku Abubakar By FEMI ADESINA After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years […]

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Resign, apologise for saying ‘roads not too bad’ – PDP tackles Fashola

Babatunde Fashola By Nwafor Sunday The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has on Friday asked the minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, to resign and tender apology to Nigerians for making what they described as unpardonable comment. Fashola had in a chat with journalists on Wednesday opined that people exaggerate a lot while commenting on […]

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Bayelsa guber: INEC, police declare readiness as PDP, APC, others sign peace pact

Ahead of the November 16 govenrorship election in Bayelsa State, authorities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian Police Force have declared their readiness for the exercise. INEC said all non-sensitive materials, police personnel and Ad-hoc staff needed for the free, fair and credible conduct of the poll are ready. The Inspector-General […]