Politics

PDP Alleges El Rufai, Buhari Responsible For Insurgency In Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Saturday, insisted that the actions, utterances and body language of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have continued to give it away as the face behind the ugly mask of insurgency in parts of the country, dismissing its denial of complicity as an ill articulated afterthought[Read More…]

Ayo Fayose Wins Ekiti PDP’s Gubernatorial Primary

The Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has been declared winner of the Ekiti State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primary. He was declared winner of the election with 462 votes out of the 477 cast by the Dr Peter Odili led Electoral Panel on Saturday. The primary was conducted[Read More…]

PDP Alleges Plans By APC To Violently Overthrow Jonathan’s Government

The Peoples Democratic Party has punctured an attempt by the All Progressives Congress APC to dismiss its complicity in the rising wave of insurgency and its concomitant adverse effects on national governance by drawing an incongruent comparison between a democratically elected presidency with proven fidelity to democratic tenets and defunct[Read More…]

Jonathan Not First Minority To Rule Nigeria, But Most Incompetent, APC Tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the PDP that President Goodluck Jonathan is not the first minority to rule Nigeria and will not be the last, hence the frequent resort to his minority ethnicity is nothing but a poorly-veiled attempt to cover up his blatant incompetence, poor leadership and[Read More…]

No Elections In Crisis Areas In Nasarawa – Commissioner

The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) said on Thursday that it would not conduct election in crisis areas during Saturday’s local government elections in the state. Dr Abdullahi Modibbo, the Chairman of the commission, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia. “Elections[Read More…]

PDP Challenges Opposition To A Debate On President Jonathan’s Achievements

NAN The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday in Abuja, challenged the opposition parties to a debate on the achievements of the President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration. Mr Olisa Metuh, National Publicity Secretary of the party, gave the challenge in a statement, adding that the debate should be[Read More…]

Jonathan Promises To Reclaim Kwara State Mandate For The PDP

President Goodluck Jonathan, Tuesday promised that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will reclaim its mandate from members of the party in Kwara State who defected to the opposition All Progressives Congress. The President made the declaration at the Presidential Villa when he received a delegation of leaders from Kwara State,[Read More…]

APC Holds National Convention May 24

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has fixed May 24 for its first National Convention. In a communique, the party also stated that its Ward Congresses will hold on April 5, Local Government Congress on the April 12, and State Congress on April 23. The dates were announced via a communiqué[Read More…]

How Politicians Sponsor Boko Haram To Discredit Jonathan – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday alleged that the trend and character of the spate of insurgency and sectarian violence in the country, were being sponsored by unpatriotic elements whose aim is to discredit the person, office and administration of President Goodluck Jonathan. The party said the tactics is to[Read More…]

Delta House Of Assembly Elects New Speaker

Delta House of Assembly on Tuesday elected Mr Peter Onwusanye (PDP Oshimili South) as its new speaker. The election of Onwusanya was sequel to the resignation of the former Speaker, Mr Victor Ochei, as contained in a letter read by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Mr Basil Ganagana. The[Read More…]