We won’t give criminal elements space in Rivers – Obarilomate

April 14, 2021 Godwin Egba 0

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship candidate for Eleme local government area, Rivers state, Obarilomate Ollor, has warned criminal elements to stay away from the Eleme industrial zone. Ollormate in an exclusive interview Tuesday said if elected in April 2021, his administration would ensure tight security for all multinationals in the zone, especially the Onne Oil and Gas Free Zone, Read More

Breaking: Makinde’s man, Arapaja, triumphs in PDP ‘s Southwest election

April 12, 2021 Editor 0

After a keenly contested election, a former Oyo state deputy governor Taofeek Arapaja and refered candidate of incumbent governor Seyi Makinde has emerged the southwest zonal vice chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Arapaja polled 343 votes to defeat Dr Eddy Olafeso, who scored 330, and has been declared winner of the poll by chairman of the Congress and Read More

Fayose, Makinde end truce at PDP zonal congress in Osun

April 12, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The rift between the former Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose and the Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde, might have been settled during the zonal congress of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Osogbo, Osun state, Monday.  The process that was initially appeared tensed with the arrays of thugs mobilized into the state for the congress, turned peaceful with the Read More

2023: Beware of self destruction, PGF boss warns APC leaders

April 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has warned the leaders of the party to beware of ‘self destruction’ ahead of 2023 general elections. Lukman said an inconvenient reality APC leaders and members, should be worried about is that “the strongest opponent of the APC is within Read More

Bad governance: Group canvasses support for Bala Mohammed’s presidency

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a pro-democracy group, Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad vanguard, BAM-V, has begun canvassing support for the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, saying that the former Senator possesses what it takes to lead Nigeria. Addressing newsmen on Sunday the Kano State chapter of the movement, Chairman of the Chapter, Adnan Mukhtar-Adam, noted that Mr Mohammed has the Read More

Happening now: Loyalists, Ebonyi elders dump Umahi, team up in PDP

Stakeholders of Ebonyi state who were with Governor David Umahi, Monday, attended a meeting organised by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abakaliki. Also in attendance was the immediate past Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Senator Emmanuel Onwe, who was the right hand man of the governor. All the first national assembly and some state assembly members were also Read More

Breaking: Embattled Ebonyi PDP factional chairman, 13 LG Bosses move to APC

The embattled State Executive committee (SEC) members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ebonyi State, led by Barr. Onyekachi Nwebonyi, Saturday, dumped the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Nwebonyi alongside 13 local government area chairmen of the state and 171 ward chairmen of PDP defected to APC. Their defection took place at the Pa Oruta township stadium, Abakaliki, the Read More

Jailed Professor didn’t work for me or APC, Akpabio blasts PDP

March 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has said that the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party that the jailed Electoral Officer Prof Peter Ogban was convicted for allegedly rigging an election in favour of the All Progressives Congress and Senator Akpabio is spurious, unfounded and malicious. Akpabio was reacting to the news making the rounds about a Read More

PDP asks Gov Buni to resign over Supreme Court comment

March 24, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Yobe state Governor Mala Mai Buni to resign his position as governor and Interim National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) following the pronouncement of the Supreme Court, which found the leadership of the party as “irresponsible and reckless,” for engaging in unsubstantiated allegations against the justices of the Supreme Court. The Supreme Read More

PDP, NLC suffering from Stockholm syndrome

March 22, 2021 Eze Jude Ogechukwu 0

From the foregoing, it can safely be inferred that Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) might be suffering from Stockholm syndrome. They are inordinately getting used to taking comfort on the sideline and feigning ignorance of our corporate ordeals. The masses who hoped on them to lead a march against some Read More

Religion as a political tool

March 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

The growing importance of religion as a marker of identity and a tool of political mobilization is reshaping the political landscape in an unprecedented manner in Nigeria. Some politicians are using religion as a weapon for political gain. They are using the media, especially the social media, to brainwash the public through the usage of different faiths in order to Read More

Argue with facts, APC challenges PDP over alleged stolen N15trn

March 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to argue with facts over alleged stolen N15trillion and the employment racketeering. The ruling party was reacting to reports of stolen N15 trillion public funds as canvassed by the opposition party, describing it as “unfounded and baseless allegation.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the Read More

Osun APC caretaker blames insurgency, banditry on PDP govt

March 16, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun State Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Prince Gboyega Famodun, has blamed past administration for the banditry and insurgency all over the country.  He said the insurgency was inherited by the present administration from former administration.  Speaking with members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, in Osogbo, the state capital, Famodun stated Read More

Fuel Price: Invitation for mass protest, PDP cautions FG

March 12, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cautions that any increase of pump price of fuel by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration would amount to a direct invitation for mass protest in the country. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Friday said “any contemplation for N212 pump price would be pushing Nigerians to Read More

Breaking: Ex-Speaker Bankole moves to join APC, meets govs

March 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Speaker of House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has met behind a closed door with two governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in his bid to join the party. Bankole, Friday in Abuja, met with the Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, in company of Jigawa state governor Abubakar Badaru. Bankole is Read More

2023: Opposition parties, stakeholders inaugurate merger c’mtt against APC

March 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, opposition political groups and some other stakeholders have regrouped under the aegis of National Consultative Front (NCF) purposely to dislodge the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The group has, however inaugurated a merger committee to negotiate a possible merger with an existing political parties across the country. The group said it will mobilise massive Read More

Kogi PDP gov’ship aspirant coronated Ochada Onu’Ife

March 1, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

A former governorship aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim Idris, has admonished the people of Abejukolo community to embrace peace, unity and tranquility as a platform to fast-track meaningful development to the area. Abubakar Ibrahim gave the charge on Saturday during his turbaning ceremony as the Ochada Onu’Ife by the Onu Ife, His Royal Read More

APC to PDP: Abaribe must retract ‘careless comments’ on Yahaya Bello

March 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to prevail on its Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, to retract ‘unprovoked utterances at the floor of the Senate’ against Governor Yahaya Bello and the people of Kogi state. The ruling party said it is on record through a video in circulation that Senator Abaribe made ‘grievous and false Read More

Breaking: Secondus leads PDP delegation to Fani-Kayode

February 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Peoples Democratic Party National Working Committee (NWC) members, led by the National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, today led a delegation to the residence of the former aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani Kayode. The former minister of aviation further reiterate his commitment to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and expressed no intention of leaving the party. “If I had any Read More

I want to be Nigeria President- Fayose

February 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A former governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that he has interest in becoming the president of Nigeria, if opportunity permits. The ex-governor also said he was not interested in the rumoured presidential ambition of the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, in 2023. Asked about his view concerning 2023, he said the Read More

PDP laments Ibadan crisis, calls for calm, investigation

February 15, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its deeply disturbed by the ethnic violence and bloody clashes in Ibadan, Oyo state capital, which led to loss of several lives. The party in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Monday, described the clash as “disconcerting and calls for calm while the authorities unravel the remote and immediate cause of Read More