Tag: PDP Governors

Insecurity: PDP Governors to meet in Oyo State

The Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will converge on Ibadan today, Monday, the Oyo State capital to discuss the worsening state of insecurity in the nation. According to a statement released by the Director-General of the PDP Governors’ Forum, Hon. Cyril Maduabum, the meeting[Read More…]

Governor Akeredolu rejects the idea of handing over power to deputy governor

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has said that he would not transmit power to his defected deputy, Hon Agboola Ajayi despite his COVID-19 status. Akeredolu who tested positive to the pandemic on Wednesday and had since gone on isolation said he would work from home. The governor denied that[Read More…]

PDP Governors Vow To Resist Any Attempt To Rig Ondo Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors’ forum has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to rig the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo state. In a statement by Patrick Okon, its secretary, the opposition vowed not to “fold our arms” and allow the “day-time robbery”. The governors urged[Read More…]

Automatic Ticket For PDP Governors As Jonathan Picks Nomination Form

The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday  offered automatic second term tickets to all its incumbent governors even as President Goodluck Jonathan picked up the presidential nomination form of the party to contest in the 2015 elections. The President, who spoke while picking his nomination form at the party’s national headquarters[Read More…]

Go With The Most Popular Aspirants- Jonathan Tells PDP Governors

President Goodluck Jonathan has told  Governors under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) that they must go with popular candidates who are capable of winning elections in 2015. He advised against handpicking of candidates and suggested that flagbearers should be decided by consultation with leaders, elders, stakeholders and party members in the[Read More…]

Jonathan May Formally Announce His Candidacy To PDP Governors Tonight

President Goodluck Jonathan may announce his 2015 presidential ambition in a meeting tonight at the State House with all PDP governors THISDAY reports that one of the PDP governors said he received a circular for the meeting from the Protocol Office of the President. “We just received signals that the[Read More…]

PDP Governors To Meet Over National Working Committee’s Position On Endorsement

Governors under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will meet this week to take a stand on endorsement of sole Governorship candidature for the 2015 elections. The Vanguard reports. The Governors are aggrieved about the decision of the National working committee to stop the endorsement of their favoured[Read More…]

Jonathan Endorsed As PDP Sole Presidential Candidate By PDP Governors

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo President Goodluck Jonathan’s second term ambition received further boost today as Governors under the umbrella of the People’s Democratic Party endorsed him as the party’s sole candidate. This means that the December 6 Primary election of the party will be simply to confirm his candidacy. All the[Read More…]

PDP Governors Endorse Jonathan For 2015 Presidential Election

After months of loud silence on his desire to seek re-election,the stage now seems set for President Goodluck Jonathan to publicly declare for the race after the Muslim Ramadan fasting period. The decision to declare his ambition openly followed the endorsement by the governors and members of the House of[Read More…]

PDP Governors Ask Speaker Tambuwal To Sack 37 Lawmakers Who Left For APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have asked the leadership of the House of Representatives to declare vacant the seats of the 37 federal lawmakers who dumped the PDP for the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, if they fail to return to PDP. Recall that a Federal High Court in Abuja[Read More…]