Tag: Peoples Democratic Party

PDP Governors pledge support to tackle security challenges in the country

The Governors Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pledged its support for the Federal Government to tackle the security challenges in the country. Members of the forum led by the governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, declared their support for the government at a meeting held on Thursday[Read More…]

PDP Condemns arrest of Salihu Tanko Yakasai, by the Department of State Services

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party, on Saturday, condemned the arrest of Salihu Tanko Yakasai, by the Department of State Services. The party in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, demanded the immediate release of the Yakasai who was whisked away by security operatives on Friday in Kano[Read More…]

You have blamed everyone but yourself – PDP charges Buhari to take charge of security

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has criticised the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari over its failure to secure the country. This was contained in a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan national publicity secretary of the party on Sunday. The statement is off the backdrop of the abduction of 42 schoolchildren[Read More…]

Peoples Democratic Party leaders meeting with former President Goodluck Jonathan

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party met with former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday. Former senate president Bukola Saraki made this known via a tweet. In the tweet, the video showed Jonathan exchanging pleasantries with the PDP leaders. “You are welcome,” says Jonathan as he received the delegation. Saraki noted[Read More…]

PDP slams Sanwo-Olu for “shameful humiliation” and trial of the #OccupyLekki protesters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has branded the arrest, humiliation and trial of the #OccupyLekki protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate as shameful. PDP said through a statement by its Lagos State Chairman, Adedeji Doherty that the government’s forceful approach on Saturday shows that the government is more concerned about[Read More…]

PDP wants Buhari to “wake up from his slumber”

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “wake up from his slumber” and ensure security of lives and property in the country. The opposition party, in a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, its national publicity secretary, said the crisis in various parts of the country is[Read More…]

Breaking: Appeal Court Nullifies Olisa Metuh’s Conviction

The Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the conviction and seven years jail term imposed on a former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, after finding him guilty of money laundering charges. A three-person panel led by Justice Stephen Adah in a unanimous judgment, delivered on[Read More…]

Breaking: Senator Elisha Abbo dumps PDP for APC

Senator Elisha Abbo has announced his defection from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Senator Abbo announced his defection in a letter addressed to the Senate. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read the letter during Wednesday’s plenary session. In the letter, Senator Abbo explained[Read More…]

PDP rejects “APC’s moves to “stifle social media” in Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rejects the moves by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its administration to regulate and strangulate social media in our country, describing it as unconstitutional, anti-people and a suppressive design to asphyxiate Nigerians. The PDP asserts that the renewed frenzy to censor the social media[Read More…]

COVID-19 palliatives: PDP says there’s a plot to shield Humanitarian affairs minister from probe

Press Statement The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) exposes designs by indicted federal government officials to use the invasion of CACOVID palliative warehouses to escape investigation into the reported stealing and criminal diversion of funds and palliatives provided by the Federal Government to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. The[Read More…]