Tag: Peoples Democratic Party

Ekiti/Osun Election: PDP Begins Sale Of Nomination Forms

NAN The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says sales of nomination forms for Ekiti and Osun state governorship elections slated for this year, will begin on Feb. 24 and March 14, respectively. This is contained in a timetable made available to newsmen on Thursday in Abuja by the National Publicity Secretary[Read More…]

Babangida Aliyu Says He Is Only Loyal To The Peoples Democratic Party

The Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu has said that his loyalty is not to any individual but to the Peoples Democratic Party. The comment is coming in a bid to clarify a statement he made that the Peoples Democratic Party would win the Presidential and Niger State governorship elections come[Read More…]

PDP, APC Pledge To Shun Rigging In Osun State Elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Alliance (APC) on Saturday in Osogbo pledged to shun thuggery and rigging in the forthcoming 2014 and 2015 elections in Osun. While the gubernatorial election is scheduled to hold in Osun in 2014, the people of the state will join the rest[Read More…]

PDP Insists Seats Of Defected Lawmakers Must Be Declared Vacant

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the seats of National Assembly members who decamped to the  All Progressives Congress (APC) to be declared vacant. PDP related this to an Abuja High court as they filed an objection to a suit filed by 51 members including HoR members who left PDP for[Read More…]

Jonathan Meets PDP North-East Governors Over Tukur’s Successor

NAN Abuja – President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday in Abuja met with some People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governors from the North-East geopolitical zone. The meeting came barely 24 hours after the resignation of the party’s National Chairman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. Tukur is from the North-East zone of the country where[Read More…]

PDP Pledges Improved Welfare For Nigerians

NAN The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerians by remaining united and supporting government’s transformation agenda. Mr Olisa Metuh, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, made the promise in a statement issued in Abuja. He re-emphasised that the interest of the people[Read More…]

Race For PDP Chairmanship Toughens Up

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is shopping for a new national chairman after the resignation of Bamanga Tukur was announced yesterday at the 63rd National Executive Council meeting of the party in Abuja   Those who have shown interest in occupying the position are: Prof. Rufai Alkali from Gombe State (former[Read More…]

Obasanjo Writes Letter To Tukur, Notifies PDP Of His Withdrawal From It’s Activities

President Olusegun Obasanjo has written yet another letter and this time around, he writes the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur. In the letter, he gave a notice of his withdrawal from the activities of the party. Obasanjo copied President Goodluck Jonathan (National Leader of[Read More…]

Goodluck Jonathan Loses Parliament Majority

bbc Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has lost his majority in the House of Representatives after 37 MPs defected to a new opposition party. The MPs said in a letter to the speaker of the 360-seat lower chamber that they had joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) party. This is the[Read More…]

Pres. Jonathan meets G7 Governors on Sunday

Chukwu Ude Reports say President Goodluck Jonathan is to meet with the seven aggrieved governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Sunday in a bid to resolve the protracted crisis rocking the party at the moment.. The aggrieved governors  expected to meet with the president are Rabiu Kwankwanso(Kano); Aliyu Wamakko(Sokoto),[Read More…]