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    2019: PDP has many credible candidates to compete with Buhari, says Bode George

2019: PDP has many credible candidates to compete with Buhari, says Bode George

Bode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the party has so many credible candidates to compete with President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Speaking during a Channels TV programme on Sunday, George said the party's candidates can slog it out with the president at any level.“There are many sound hands who can compete on any level, at any [...]

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    Bode George’s son dies after protracted illness

Bode George’s son dies after protracted illness

Dipo, son of PDP chieftain Bode George, has died after a protracted illness, TheCable understands.The details of his death are still sketchy, but he was said to have battled with an organ failure for a while before passing away on Thursday.Not much is known about the extremely private scion of the George family who was born by Feyi, the first [...]

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    Wike comes under attack from PDP group for ‘insulting Yoruba’

Wike comes under attack from PDP group for ‘insulting Yoruba’

Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, has been criticised by the Congress of Yoruba Sons and Daughters within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over his alleged insult of the Yoruba.According to the group, Wike said the Yoruba were insignificant in the PDP and also insulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo.Dayo Ogunjebe, chairman of the group, speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, [...]

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    A commodore’s last voyage

A commodore’s last voyage

Part of the paradox of human nature is that those who made a career of putting others to death by the sword always become uneasy themselves at the sight of same weapon in the hand of a stranger.Such would seem the case of Bode George, erstwhile supremo of Peoples Democratic Party, whose dream of becoming national chair of the party [...]

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    Bode George: Why I withdrew from the brazen fraud called convention

Bode George: Why I withdrew from the brazen fraud called convention

Olabode George, one of the nine aspirants who sought to lead the opposition party, withdrew at the dying minutes.George announced his decision to withdraw from the race moments after the convention screening committee had cleared him for the exercise.He blamed the party for not micro-zoning the office of the national chairman, saying the Yoruba in the race have been treated [...]

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    Bode George withdraws from PDP chairmanship race

Bode George withdraws from PDP chairmanship race

Bode George, one of the chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has withdrawn from the race.George announced his decision to step down at a press conference in Abuja on Thursday night.The politician criticised the leadership of the party for not micro-zoning the office of the national chairman.He said "money moguls" were the ones dictating the pace in the party, which [...]

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    How they stand: Two former govs, one ex-envoy — the eight people battling to lead PDP

How they stand: Two former govs, one ex-envoy — the eight people battling to lead PDP

In less than 24 hours from now, members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will elect new leaders  to take over from the Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee.Eight contenders – all from the south – are gunning for the position of the national chairman.From the south-west are Rasheed Ladoja, Segun Aderemi, Jimi Agbaje, Tunde Adeniran, Taoheed Adedoja and Gbenga Daniel; while from [...]

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    Dokpesi, PDP chairmanship aspirant, says Bode George fit to lead party

Dokpesi, PDP chairmanship aspirant, says Bode George fit to lead party

Raymond Dokpesi, chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Bode George, another aspirant for the same position, is capable of leading the opposition party.Speaking at a dinner hosted in his Abuja residence, Dokpesi described George as "eminently qualified and capable of providing leadership to PDP".He said the meeting was to assure Nigerians that the aspirants are all new [...]

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    Bode George: PDP at a crossroad… we may not make it

Bode George: PDP at a crossroad… we may not make it

Bode George, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, says the party needs someone with vast experience as national chairman to enable it find its way back to power in 2019.Speaking with journalists in Lagos on Wednesday, George described the PDP December 9 national chairmanship election as the crossroads at which party members could not afford to take a wrong turn.“We are [...]

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    Bode George ‘will never step down, he’s the best to lead PDP’

Bode George ‘will never step down, he’s the best to lead PDP’

Ebenezer Babatope, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Bode George is the best candidate to lead the party.In an interview with NAN, Babatope said George has the ability to lead the PDP.He explained that the PDP needed someone with maturity and experience which he possesses.According to him, the call by a group within the party on George [...]

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    Segun Adewale accuses Bode George of handing over Lagos PDP to his stooge

Segun Adewale accuses Bode George of handing over Lagos PDP to his stooge

Segun Adewale, chairman of the Lagos state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that Bode George, a board of trustees (BoT) member of the party, has handed PDP over to Moshood Salvador.The national caretaker committee of the party had asked George and Aduke Maina, both members of the PDP BoT, to take over the party secretariat over [...]

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    Bode George asks: Why should Buhari resign because of his health?

Bode George asks: Why should Buhari resign because of his health?

Olabode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has faulted the calls on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his ill-health.Earlier in the week, Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, said Buhari was no longer fit to lead the country because he had been “incapacitated”.But speaking with some journalists in Lagos, George said those making such demands were [...]

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    Lagos, Ogun to produce next PDP chairman

Lagos, Ogun to produce next PDP chairman

The south-west caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has zoned the chairmanship slot of the party to Lagos and Ogun states.This was disclosed on Monday met at the end of a meeting at Government House, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo state.Deputy national publicity secretary was zoned to Oyo/Osun, and national treasurer zoned to Ondo/Ekiti.The caucus also set up a six-man committee [...]

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    Fani-Kayode: A fighter needs to be elected PDP chairman

Fani-Kayode: A fighter needs to be elected PDP chairman

With less than two weeks to the convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Femi Fani-Kayode, spokesman of the campaign of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has advised his party faithful to elect a “fighter” as chairman.The caretaker committee led by Ahmed Markarfi has vowed that the convention would go on smoothly, and three prominent personalities have declared interest in the race, [...]

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    Bode George: PDP chairman must be on same level with Oyegun, ‘not some bambino’

Bode George: PDP chairman must be on same level with Oyegun, ‘not some bambino’

Olabode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  says the opposition party's chairman must be on same level with John Oyegun, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Speaking in Lagos on Thursday, George insisted that a credible and mature person must be appointed as national chairman of the PDP to increase the party's chances in the 2019 presidential [...]

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    EXTRA: Has Bode George’s son just revealed he is gay?

EXTRA: Has Bode George’s son just revealed he is gay?

Yinka Bode-George, the son of Bode George, politician and PDP chieftain, has shared on his Instagram page, the rainbow colours of LGBT, an acronym that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.The politician's son is a popular model based in Canada and his sexuality has been a bone of contention in recent years — owing to the suggestive photos he shares [...]

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