Tag Archives: PDP

Nasarawa/Toto Bye-election: APC Candidate, Others React

Beyond the expectations of many, the supplementary Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency seat election in Nasarawa State ended in a peaceful note, even as there was poor turnout of voters during the polls. The political parties in bye-election contesting in the election were the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the major opposition party in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ...

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Okwy Nwodo, Emeka Worgu, Others Defect to APC

A former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo; former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Emeka Worgu and former House of Representatives Speaker, Agunwa Anakwe, yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu. Others who defected were Senators Emma Agboti, Chris Adighije, Nkechi Nwogu and Ifeanyi Ararume. Senator Jim Nwobodo, Gbazuagu Nweke Gbazuagu, ...

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PDP Threatens Erring Kogi Assembly Members

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has vowed to sanction any member of the Kogi State House of Assembly that indulges in anti-party activities. The party in a statement also resolved that that the status quo be maintained, with Hon. Momoh-Jimoh Lawal as speaker. Media Adviser to the Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, ...

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Buhari Moves To Crackdown On Opposition Voices On Social Media

There are indications that darker days may be ahead for Nigeria as the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government may have perfected plans to repress free speech and citizen freedoms using security agencies and strong arm tactics. The past seven months of Buhari’s regime has witnessed an increased citizen displeasure with his government. One of the tools used by citizens to ...

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Why we can’t arrest APC big weights- EFCC.

At the wake of the ongoing war against corruption, which many view as being selective, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has said that the commission is unable to prosecute perceived corrupt members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, because it is yet to receive any petition against them. Magu, who made the disclosure on ...

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2016 Budget: Buhari Insincere, Borrowing Like There’s No Tomorrow – FFK

With the presentation of the 2016 budget of the over N6 trillion before a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has accused the President of mortgaging the future of Nigerians stressing that the budget was insincere. The former PDP Presidential Campaign spokesman, in a ...

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Rivers Governorship: Appeal Court Sacks Wike

The Court of Appeal on Wednesday affirmed the judgment of the Rivers Governorship Election Petition Tribunal. The court declared that Nyesom Wike, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in this year’s governorship election in Rivers state, was not validly elected. The election tribunal, had in October, ruled that Wike was not duly elected as governor of the ...

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Kogi: INEC Concludes Governorship Election December 5

Following the inconclusiveness of the last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday resolved to conduct fresh elections in the 91 polling units that witnessed cancellation of the ballots. The election which it has scheduled for December 5 is to allow the All Progressives Congress, fill the vacancy created by the death of ...

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Full Text of Communiqué Issued At The End Of One-Day PDP National Conference Held at ThisDay Dome, Abuja On Thursday, November 12, 2015

Communiqué Issued At The End Of One-Day PDP National Conference Held at ThisDay Dome, Abuja On Thursday, November 12, 2015 In keeping with Article 33 (5, 8) of the constitution of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the National Working Committee (NWC), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC) formally authorized the convening of a Special National Party Conference. ...

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