Tag: PDP

PDP wins Kaduna assembly bye-election

Estimated Reading Time: 1Usman Baba, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, has won the bye-election for Sabon Gari constituency in the Kaduna state house of assembly. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Mohammed-Nuruddin Musa, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returning officer, declared Baba as the winner of the[Read More…]

#Twitterban: PDP Reps stage walkout

Estimated Reading Time: 2Members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the House of Representatives have staged a walkout over the refusal of the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, to grant their prayer on the Federal Government’s Twitter Ban. Gbajabiamila had earlier asked relevant committees of the House to investigate the matter within[Read More…]

Malami’s prosecution order is illegal, null and void – PDP says

Estimated Reading Time: 1The People’s Democratic Party has faulted the order by the Attorney-General of the Federation/Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to arrest Nigerian Twitter users. Malami had earlier instructed the Director of Public Prosecution of the Federation to begin immediate prosecution of those who violate the Federal Government’s order suspending Twitter operations in[Read More…]

Twitter ban is a barbaric attempt to prevent holding Buhari to account – PDP

Estimated Reading Time: 2“Barbaric and vexatious” is how opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party has described the Federal Government’s decision to suspend Twitter operations in the country. Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed had on Friday announced the suspension of Twitter alleging that the social media platform was undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.[Read More…]