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PDP expands Kano caretaker committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved to expand the Kano State Caretaker Committee. Recall that the PDP NWC last week dissolved the Kano state Executive Committee of the party. However, the sacked executive committee obtained an interim court judgement setting aside its dissolution. …

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Osun Guber: War in PDP as Adeleke, Ogunbiyi face-off lingers

The crisis between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and Dr Akin Ogunbiyi, is far from over. Ogunbiyi, the party’s runner-up, had alleged that he was rigged out at the primary election conducted by the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson in Osogbo. Ogunbiyi …

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Oyo: How APC guber candidate will emerge – Ajimobi

Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has assured members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) that candidates for the various elective positions in the 2019 general elections would emerge through free and fair primaries. The Governor, who gave the assurance while speaking at the Oyo South Senatorial District meeting held …

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Saraki, Tambuwal, Ortom get new appointment in PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has appointed the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, as well as the governors of Sokoto and Benue states, Aminu Tambuwal and Samuel Ortom respectively into National Campaign Council for the governorship election in Osun State. Saraki was appointed by the PDP to chair its National …

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Gov. Ambode speaks on rumoured defection to PDP

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has reacted to reports of him defecting from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Ambode described the report of his planned defection as false. The Governor’s stance was disclosed on Sunday by President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New …

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3 APC lawmakers dump party in Osun

Three members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State House of Representatives, on Saturday dumped the party to join Action Democratic Party (ADP). The defectors were: Hon. Debo Akanbi representing Ede North, Hon. Abdullahi Ibrahim representing Iwo and Hon. Tajudeen Famuyide representing Ilesha West. They were received …

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Kalu speaks on dumping APC, returning to PDP

Orji Kalu, former governor of Abia State, has said he can never return to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, because the All Progressives Congress, APC, was “where all Nigerians of note are sitting”. Kalu, a chieftain of the APC, said this while noting that politicians were defecting because of their …

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2019: Why Nigerians shouldn’t vote for Buhari, APC – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has said Nigerians should not vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, because “they have ruined the country’s economy”. The Waziri of Adamawa said this while addressing journalists at the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, secretariat in Minna, Niger State on Thursday. Abubakar, a presidential …

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2019: Tambuwal speaks on PDP consensus candidate

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has admitted that picking a consensus candidate “is part of democratic process”. Tambuwal was speaking with newsmen shortly after picking up presidential nomination forms from the Wadata Plaza headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday. He joins notable politicians like Senate President Bukola …

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2019: Ojukwu joins senatorial race

Bianca, former Nigerian Ambassador to Spain and widow of late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, yesterday formally declared her interest to contest for the Anambra South Senatorial seat. She made the declaration in Ekwulobia in Aguata council, during a meeting with the stakeholders of the All Progressives Grand Alliance …

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