I won’t witch-hunt anyone as PDP scribe – Anyanwu

November 2, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

National Secretary-elect of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Samuel Nnaemeka Anyanwu , weekend said his emergence as the party’s national secretary is not to witch-hunt anybody. Anyanwu stated this while chatting with our correspondent weekend. He stated that the major reason for his emergence was to join forces with other members of PDP National Working Committee (NWC) to ensure Read More

Court bars vice chair, Reps member from voting in PDP’s convention

October 23, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, Benin City 0

Edo State High court sitting in Benin City has restrained the National Vice Chairman (South-South) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, and the member representing Oredo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, from participating in the  party’s convention scheduled for October 30, and 31, 2021. The court also barred the Edo state secretary of the party, Read More

We’re stranded in PDP, cries APC defector

October 22, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Charles Idahosa, has urged the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) to intervene in the disunity among members in the Edo state chapter of the party. Idahosa was among dozens of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members who alongside Governor Godwin Obaseki joined the PDP in June 2020. He decried the crisis Read More

Internal democracy: PGF boss calls for new orientation in management of political parties

October 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has called for a new orientation in the management of political parties to address issues of membership recruitment and management, party funding and administration. Lukman, who is a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said unless these issues are addressed Nigerians will continue to experience all the familiar Read More

Ethnic youth leaders, Yoruba youths describe call for Emefiele’s resignation as baseless, laughable

September 23, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Nigerian Ethnic Youth Leaders’ Council (NEYLC) and the Oduduwa Youth Assembly have described the call for the resignation of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele as baseless and laughable. Recall that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had on Thursday called for the resignation of the CBN Governor over failure to perform. The groups added that Read More

CNPP, PDP youths disown party over call for Emefiele’s sack

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has disowned the call by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the resignation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), from office. This is even as the PDP Youth Movement (PYM) support group, berated the leadership of the party for calling for the resignation of Emefiele. In a Read More

PDP caucus shuns Secondus, picks October 30, 31 for convention

August 28, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Despite the reinstatement of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) by a Kebbi State High Court the embattled chairman was, Friday, barred from attending the party’s national caucus meeting, even as the caucus settled for October 30 and 31 for its national elective convention. Blueprint Weekend reports that Secondus, who arrived the PDP national Read More

PDP chairmanship tussle and future of opposition

August 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

The crisis in Nigeria’s major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may have taken a turn for worse with the tussle over the position of national chairman even as the party gears up for its national convention, writes ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had on August 10, 2021, rising from a stakeholder’s meeting agreed that elective national Read More

Breaking: PDP affirms Akinwonmi acting chairman, schedules NEC meeting

August 26, 2021 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday announced that its National Executive Council (NEC) will finally hold on Saturday August 28, 2021. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, who revealed this while speaking to Journalists on the outcome of its National Working Committee meeting, held in Abuja, said, Elder Yemi Akinwonmi has been unanimously affirmed as acting Read More

Breaking: As Secondus steps aside, PDP deputy chairman takes over, postpones NWC meeting indefinitely

August 24, 2021 Editor 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Deputy National Chairman (South), Elder Yemi Akinwonmi, has taken charge of the party’s affairs, day after the National Chairman Prince Uche Secondus was restrained by the High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers state. The court had with suit number PHC/2183/ CS/ 2021 dated August 23, 2021, Honourable Justice (Dr), O. Gbasam “granted restraining order on Read More

Buhari, Lawan, Atiku, others mourn as ex-DSP Mantu dies at 74

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of former Deputy Senate President Ibrahim Nasir Mantu, saying the deceased dedicated most of his life to the service of his people. A family source said Senator Mantu died in the early hours of Tuesday. Mantu’s personal secretary, Zaharaddeen Ibrahim, who is also a nephew to the deceased, confirmed the death. “He had Read More

Legal landmines and the imperative of an APC National Caucus meeting by Hashidu Gimbi

August 16, 2021 Hashidu Gimbi 0

Over two weeks ago, the Supreme Court affirmed the election of All Progressives Congress (APC) Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu as the duly elected Governor of Ondo State in the suit filed by his main challenger, Eyitayo Jegede of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).  The PDP candidate didn’t dispute the election results but questioned the legality of the nomination of his opponent Read More

PDP crisis: Take party to court, be disciplined – BoT

August 6, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The internal crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is far from over as the Board of Trustees (BoT) meeting with the embattled chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, some members of the National Working Committee (NWC), Rivers state governor, Ezebunwo Nyesom Wike and others ended in deadlock. Addressing party leaders during the 73rd meeting, Thursday, BoT chairman, Senator Walid Jibrin, described Read More

APC CECPC: Supreme Court validated Buni’s appointment – govs

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have declared their support for the National Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni with regards to his appointment into such capacity by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party. The governors made their position known in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja and signed by their Read More

Buni: Independence of political diplomat and consensus builder

August 3, 2021 Sadiya Shelleng 0

Change presents humanity with a confounding paradox. Whereas change is constant and inevitable it forebodes a vague sense of unease. Fear of the unknown taunts the nerves of even the valorous of men. Men of destiny however prepare for change, meeting it at the doorstep with secure pace .June 25,2020 was Nigeria’s governing party –APC’s date with fate, a day Read More

Breaking: PDP crisis deepens as youth leader demands Secondus resignation, 7 PDP National officers quit

August 3, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Seven members of the National Officer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have resigned from office over what they described as poor leadership. Blueprint gathered that those who resigned include seven deputy national officers made up of Diran Odeyemi, deputy national publicity secretary; Ahmed Bello, deputy national legal adviser; Umoru Hadizat, deputy national women leader; Divine Amina Arong, deputy national Read More

APC: Ondo congress peaceful

August 1, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The conduct of the Ward Congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ondo state chapter, which took place on the 31st of July 2021 has been described as peaceful. Consensus arrangement was adopted for the exercise which took place in 2003 wards in the state. Chairman of the congress committee, Mr. Gboyega Isiaka, said the committee to a large extent Read More

Supreme Court: APC fate as defunct party already sealed ― PDP

July 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the recent Supreme Court ruling on the Ondo state gubernatorial election has already sealed the fate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has a defunct political party. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan who stated this, Friday when he address journalists in Abuja  alerted Nigerians and the international community on the development. The party Read More

Breaking: New Senate deputy minority whip emerges

July 15, 2021 Editor 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed Senator Abdullahi Ibrahim Danbaba (Sokoto South ) as new Deputy Minority Whip of the Senate. Senator Danbaba is to replace the former Deputy Minority Whip , Senator Sahabi Ya’u (Zamfara North), who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with the two other Senators from Zamfara Read More

Benue South 2023: Alapa declares for Senate

July 2, 2021 Samson Benjamin 0

Leaders and relevant stakeholders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the nine local government areas of Benue South on Friday converged on Otukpo, Benue state, as Nelson Alapa declared his intention to fly the party’s senatorial flag in the 2023 elections. Alapa, who made history as the Minority Whip of the 6th House of Representatives while representing Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Read More

Niger: PDP NWC affirms disclaimer on Illegal inauguration of LG chairmen

June 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has affirmed the earlier statement and verdict by the North Central Working Committee disowning the inauguration of some unidentified persons as local government area chairmen in the Niger state chapter of the party. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Tuesday noted that “for the Read More