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2019: PDP petitions UN, NPC over Amina Zakari

January 6, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) said Nigeria is in a perilous time and charged National Peace Committee, the United Nations to save the nation from imminent collapse by calling President Muhammadu Buhari to order to enable free, fair and credible election in February.  PDP Spokesperson and PPCO Media and Publicity director, Kola Ologbondiyan while addressing journalists Read More

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PDP not moved over defection of ex-minister, two guber aspirants

January 6, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the defection of its former Niger State chairman, Abdulrahman Enagi and two former governorship aspirants, Ahmed Baka and Engr. Hanafi Sudan, to the All Progressives Congress (APC) as good riddance of paper weight officials. In a statement signed by the party’s chairman, Tanko Beji, the PDP asked the party’s supporters to remain focused “and Read More

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APC, PDP: Choice between corruption, mediocrity – Dara

January 5, 2019 Editorial III 0

Presidential Candidate of Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Mr John Dara has urged Nigerians to use the opportunity of the New Year to cast off the yoke of mediocrity, lawlessness and oppression. Dara stated that the choice between APC and PDP is a choice between unhealthy mediocrity and corrupt mediocrity. We don’t have to remain ‘mumu’, we must reject these two. Read More

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Atiku, PDP slam Buhari: You failed, not the system

December 27, 2018 Editor 0

As the 2019 polls draw nearer, the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, are consistently engaged  in hot exchange of words, with the latest bordering on the ‘slow governance’ of the Muhammadu Buhari administration and the alleged cabal within the Aso Villa. President Buhari, had on Tuesday replied his critics who dubbed him Baba Go Slow that it Read More

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2019: Oruk-Anam students nationwide back Kierian’s return bid

December 21, 2018 Editor 0

Overwhelmed by the quality representation of the Oruk/Anam State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly by the Majority Leader, Honourable Udo Kierian Akpan, students of Oruk-Anam extraction from various tertiary institutions nationwide have rallied support for the lawmaker’s re-election bid. The students, who were on a solidarity visit to the lawmaker Monday, praised the Majority Leader for Read More

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2019 polls‘ll determine Nigeria’s future – Clark

December 17, 2018 Editor 0

Elder statesman and leader, Pan Niger Delta Forum, Chief Chief Edwin Clark, has declared that the 2019 elections will likely determine the future of the country in the next four years and beyond. He also predicted that the outcome of the polls will surely shape the fate of future generations. To this end, the former federal commissioner of information called on Nigerians to shun religion, tribe and tongue and work together Read More

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APC to Obasanjo: You owe Nigeria full disclosure on Atiku

December 10, 2018 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to make full disclosures to Nigerians on all he knows about former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The position came amidst speculation that the former president was returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and his supposed role in procurement of the United States of America visa for his former Read More

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Sokoto Rally: We are wiser, Youths tell PDP 

December 4, 2018 Editor 0

A group of youths under the auspices of Arewa Proactive Youth Coalition has dismissed the flag-off of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign rally by its flag bearer, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in Sokoto as the latest form of “MMM” in town, effectively calling the campaign a scam for which Arewa youths will never fall for as they are now Read More

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2019: Atiku’s misadventure, Buhari’s ride to success

November 25, 2018 Editor 0

The struggle of Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to mount the horse as the country’s President has been legendary and sustained. Since 2003, when he deputized former President Olusegun Obasanjo (OBJ), the ambition to lead Nigeria has refused to quench like a candle in the wind. When the main opposition PDP conceded its 2019 presidential ticket to Atiku, Read More

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PDP, IPOB, Boko Haram in ‘collaborative plans to stop 2019 Elections’-PFN

November 24, 2018 Editor 0

A group, Patriotic Front of Nigeria (PFN) has accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of working with terrorists and separatist groups to disrupt the 2019 General Elections,  saying that this strategy marks a new low for even the former ruling party, which it will seek to compel the courts to ban should it persists in undermining the nation. PFN National Read More

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Like Obasanjo, Okupe’s son dumps father, backs Buhari ahead 2019 poll

November 9, 2018 Editor 0

Son of Dr. Doyin Okupe, former senior special assistant to former president Goodluck Jonathan, Ditan Okupe, has declared support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term project. In a letter he sent to Festus Keyamo, Buhari’s campaign aide, the young Okupe, who is a lawyer, begged to join the campaign team of Buhari to ensure the president’s victory in 2019. He Read More

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Obaseki’s aide resigns, joins PDP

October 23, 2018 Editorial III 0

A Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki in Ohordua, Esan South East local government, Mr. Imhandegbelo Louis, has resigned his appointment and defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former aide, who left his post yesterday, said he was compelled to decamp from the ruling APC because of highhandedness of the party Mr. Victor Eboigbe, a leader of Read More

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PDP charges APC on issue-based 2019 campaigns

October 23, 2018 Editorial III 0

The Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Organisation has appealed to the All Progressives Congress and other sister campaign organizations to shun rancorous campaigns and unguarded narratives capable of harming democracy and the country in general. Instead, the organization particularly urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other political parties to ensure that campaigns are essentially issue-based, devoid of slandering and name Read More

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PDP lauds presidential aspirants for patriotism

October 8, 2018 Editorial III 0

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has commended its presidential aspirants for their exceptional display of patriotism and sportsmanship before, during and after the convention. The party gave the commendation in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Monday in Abuja. He said that the party appreciated the immediate collapsing of the campaign structures of other aspirants Read More

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Nigeria will have PDP President next year – Jonathan

October 7, 2018 Editorial III 0

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, using his crystal ball, has predicted that any candidate elected out of the 13 at the Peoples Democratic Party convention will be the next President of Nigeria. Jonathan who spoke at the convention in Port Harcourt early on Sunday said that all the aspirants are qualified to lead the country, having interacted with them since 1999. Read More

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Kwankwaso’s PDP faction denies rumour of cancellation of primaries

October 5, 2018 Editorial III 0

The Kwankwaso led faction of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Kano has dismissed the claim that the primary elections conducted by the party have been cancelled. The spokesperson of Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Hajiya Binta Spikin told reporters that there was no basis for any cancellation as the elections were conducted according to the constitutional provisions of the party. Read More

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PDP NEC rejects kano governorship primary

October 3, 2018 Editorial III 0

The National Executive Council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dissociated itself from the the governorship primary election conducted in Kano on Monday. Shehu Yusuf Kura, the Special Adviser Media to National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), made the remark in a telephone interview in Kano on Wednesday. According to Kura, the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) Read More

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With Atiku PDP will win 2019 presidential election – Daniel

July 25, 2018 Administrator 0

Director General, Atiku Campaign Organization (ACO), Gbenga Daniel, has expressed optimism that the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, will win the 2019 presidential election. The former Governor of Ogun State, who hinged his confidence on what he described as the desire of most Nigerians to “change the change”, also predicted a major victory for the PDP at all levels. The Read More

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Ekiti is as good as won for APC – Oshiomhole

July 7, 2018 Administrator 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomohle, has boasted that the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State is as good as won for the party. The former labour union leader and immediate past governor of Edo State, said the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was no match for the APC, and that he has the joker Read More

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2019: PDP and Kwankwaso’s hypothesis,

July 7, 2018 Administrator 0

It is an established precedence in our democratic culture that whenever elections approach, the atmosphere would be saturated with self-styled prophesies, postulations and self-promotional media hype. In another angle, cross carpeting by politicians is equally taking the center stage all due to inordinate lust and desperation to occupy political positions. Yes, it’s desperation shrouded by the abridgement of internal democracy Read More

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You’re now laughing stock, PDP tells APC

June 23, 2018 Administrator 0

  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is organising its National Convention with funds stolen from public coffers. PDP in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan explained that “the APC has become a laughing stock and a huge joke among Nigerians following the inability of its leaders to resist the Read More

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Atiku harps on free, fair PDP primaries

June 23, 2018 Administrator 0

  Former Vice President and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has charged the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to organise a free and fair primaries to get his undiluted support. The 2019 Presidential hopeful, who stated this yesterday, at the Wadata Plaza, national secretariat of the PDP in Abuja during his visit Read More

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PDP worries over ‘plot to arrest Obasanjo’

June 9, 2018 Administrator 0

  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it is alarmed by the revelation by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him, indefinitely. PDP in a statement signed by its spokesperson Kola Ologbondiyan, said “the revelation coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo status is Read More

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Orji Kalu’s ‘killing’ claims: Count us out – PDP

June 2, 2018 Administrator 0

  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu to come out clear on his “we use to kill’ statement at the recent South-east rally of All Progressives Congress (APC). PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in statement on Friday said “this because the PDP do not kill and has never asked or contracted any of its members Read More

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Just In: APC loses Kaduna rep to PDP

May 30, 2018 Administrator 0

Adams Jagaba, a member of the house of representatives from Kaduna state, has decamped from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Jagaba, who represents Kachiya/Kagarko constituency, switched to the opposition party during plenary on Wednesday. In his letter of notification read by Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house, the lawmaker cited division in the state Read More