Tag: Peoples Democratic Party

Bernard DayoMarch 15, 2019

The Big 5: Nigeria improves on HIV ranking, now fourth worst hit country in the world; Tribunal grants Buhari, APC access to poll items | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today: NLC urges INEC to ensure credible supplementary polls  The Nigeria Labour ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 25, 2019

The Late 5: Oluremi Tinubu retains Lagos Central senatorial seat; APC calls for cancellation of elections in Akwa Ibom | Other top stories

Here are the top stories that drove conversation today: Saraki denies congratulating APC senator-elect Yusuph Olaniyonu, who is the Special ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 11, 2019

The Big 5: Fire engulfs INEC office in Plateau, destroys PVCs; three feared dead at Atiku’s Kano rally | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Fire engulfs INEC office, destroys PVCs and ballot boxes According ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 11, 2019

The Big 5: Ezekwesili promises to reduce poverty; PDP says it has flushed out corrupt leaders into APC | Other top stories

Here are the stories you should be monitoring today. Ezekwesili promises to reduce poverty The Presidential candidate of the Allied ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 8, 2017

“I’ve no preferred candidate” | Jonathan speaks on PDP Convention

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that he remained neutral, concerning the candidates for the various positions in Saturday’s national ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 27, 2017

Eke-Ukwu market demolition: PDP says Okorocha should be held responsible for the deaths

The statement by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) signed by Dayo Adeyeye: We condemn the Forceful Demolition of the Popular ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

PDP, Afenifere rate Osinbajo’s performance in Buhari’s absence

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari back to the country; also giving Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

PDP fixes date for its 75th NEC meeting, non-elective nat’l convention

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is set to hold its 75th National Executive Council (NEC), meeting and special non-elective National ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 2, 2017

“It is time to say goodbye to PDP” – Doyin Okupe

The Senior Special Assistant on Public Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, said Sunday on social media that ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 27, 2017

No President can perform magic when there is tension – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says tension disturbs the progress of a nation. Speaking in Abuja on Monday when he played ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 26, 2017

Shi’ites protest detention of El-Zakzaky at N’Assembly

by Dolapo Adelana The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) on Wednesday stormed the National Assembly to protest the continued detention ...

AzeezFebruary 27, 2017

Just In: Court sacks Akwa Ibom Senator

The Federal High Court in Uyo has sacked a senator, Bassey Albert Akpan representing Akwa Ibom North East in the National ...

AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

I am willing to relinquish my position for the progress of PDP – Sheriff

by Azeez Adeniyi National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff has said he is willing relinquish ...

AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

PDP youths demand immediate release of Audu Maikori

by Azeez Adeniyi The Peoples Democratic Party, National Youth Frontier (PDP NYF) has condemned the arrest of Chocolate City founder, ...

AzeezFebruary 18, 2017

Court ruling: PDP appeals to members not to defect

by Azeez Adeniyi The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appealed to its members not to defect following a judgment by ...

AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

PDP is not broke, we are meeting our financial obligations – Adeyeye

The Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed rumours that it was broke and cannot ...

AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

We have confidence in Fayose’s uncommon courage – PDP

The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the emergence of Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 22, 2016

Ifeoluwa Adedeji: Staging the Nigerian state (1) [NEW VOICES]

by Ifeoluwa Adedeji In this piece, I am concerned with the ‘staging’ of the postcolonial Nigerian state and the specific ...

AzeezNovember 3, 2016

PDP leaders pay solidarity visit to Fani-Kayode, others in EFCC custody

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee and some top member of the party on Wednesday visited prominent Nigerians ...

AzeezNovember 2, 2016

PDP crisis: Makarfi solicits support from PDP state chairmen

Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi on Tuesday had a meeting with some of the ...

AzeezOctober 25, 2016

FG must ensure Fani-Kayode does not die in detention – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the re-arrest of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode by the EFCC, stating that ...

AzeezOctober 19, 2016

Edo election: Ize-Iyamu files petition against polls result

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Edo State governorship election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Wednesday filed a ...

AzeezOctober 14, 2016

Ondo guber polls: Court recognises Jimoh Ibrahim as PDP candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday was ordered by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to adopt ...

AzeezOctober 12, 2016

PDP launches 4 Twitter handles for indigenous languages

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has launched Twitter handles for 4 indigenous languages. This was in a statement signed by the ...

AzeezOctober 10, 2016

FG’s withdrawal of forgery case not worth celebrating – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the sudden withdrawal of the forgery case against Senate President, Bukola Saraki and ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2016

PDP, Fayose are threats to Nigeria’s democracy – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti on Tuesday said Governor Ayodele Fayose and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ...

AzeezSeptember 12, 2016

Edo Tracker: INEC to investigate alleged registration of 8000 militants

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the alleged registration of 8,000 militants by the Peoples Democratic Party for ...

AzeezSeptember 9, 2016

Edo Tracker: INEC postponed PDP’s victory – Dokpesi

The Peoples Democratic Party’s National Chairmanship contestant, Raymond Dokpesi has said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has simply postponed ...

AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

Why APC wants Edo election postponed – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) is responsible for calls for the postponement of ...

AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

PDP denies shutting official Twitter handle

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has denied reports that it shutdown its official Twitter handle @pdpNigeria. The opposition party also ...

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