Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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    ‘We can’t do without south-west’ — PDP begs aggrieved chairmanship aspirants

‘We can’t do without south-west’ — PDP begs aggrieved chairmanship aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it needs the full support of its members in the south-west to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019.Seriake Dickson, chairman of the party's national reconciliation committee (NRC) and governor of Bayelsa state, said this when he led members of his committee to the region on Thursday.The committee visited the south-west [...]

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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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    I’m the most qualified to correct mistakes of PDP, says Gbenga Daniel

I’m the most qualified to correct mistakes of PDP, says Gbenga Daniel

Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun, has said he's the most qualified person for the role of national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Daniel said he plans to change the narrative of the PDP and correct its mistakes as the chairman.The former governor harped on the need for a more focused, disciplined and reinvigorated PDP, adding that realising such values [...]

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    I don’t care if you exist, Kashamu replies Gbenga Daniel

I don’t care if you exist, Kashamu replies Gbenga Daniel

Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east, says he does not care if Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, exist.He described the allegation which Daniel levelled against him as a “hoax”.Daniel had written to Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, alleging that Kashamu sent thugs to assassinate him in his Abuja residence.He had also accused the senator of trying to [...]

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    Kashamu sent assassins after me, Gbenga Daniel writes IGP

Kashamu sent assassins after me, Gbenga Daniel writes IGP

Gbenga Daniel, former Ogun state governor, has accused Buruji Kashamu, senator representing Ogun east, of attempting to assassinate him.In a letter written to Ibrahim Idris, inspector general of police, Daniel said thugs allegedly sent by Kashamu invaded his Abuja residence in search for him.He alleged that the thugs, who were five in number, had attempted killing one of the policemen on [...]

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    Interesting times are here

Interesting times are here

Around July, a friend told me that later this year, a book on President Muhammadu Buhari would be published and it will contain some ‘revelations’. Since he is not resident in Nigeria, I probed him further on his source of information and he merely said he would not tell me. He added, however, that the book would define Buhari’s relationship [...]

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    Wheelchair-confined son of Gbenga Daniel opens foundation for physically challenged

Wheelchair-confined son of Gbenga Daniel opens foundation for physically challenged

'Debola Daniel, son of Gbenga Daniel and chairman of Kresta Laurel Limited, has begun a foundation to press for equity and fairness for physically challenged individuals in Nigeria.In a statement released on Friday, Adebola reiterated the need to end discrimination against people living with disabilities."I was born into a very comfortable home, with both amazing parents and without a disability. However, [...]

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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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    We won’t allow Daniel step down for Dokpesi, says group

We won’t allow Daniel step down for Dokpesi, says group

The Reformers, an interest group within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state, will not let go of his bid to lead the party based on the relationship with Raymond Dokpesi, founder of DAAR Communications.In a statement issued on Saturday, The Reformers said Daniel cannot relinquish the ambition because it is beyond him.The group [...]

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    My wife and I have been hiding, says Jonathan

My wife and I have been hiding, says Jonathan

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, on Wednesday said him and his wife have been "hiding" since he left office.He said they intended staying off the public for up to a year but the demise of HID Awolowo had altered that plan.He described the deceased as "a woman of virtue, who had the milk of kindness", saying "God brought her for all [...]

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    Court stops PDP from sacking Ogun Exco

Court stops PDP from sacking Ogun Exco

A federal high court in Lagos on Wednesday restrained the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from going ahead with plans to dissolve the Adebayo Dayo-led executive of the party in Ogun state.Okon Abang, a justice of the high court, in a brief ruling, ordered parties to maintain status quo and refrain from acting on any dissolution plan pending the determination of a contempt [...]

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    EFCC continues trial of Gbenga Daniel for N211.3m Scam

EFCC continues trial of Gbenga Daniel for N211.3m Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday present a second witness in the trial of Gbenga Daniel, former governor of Ogun state.Daniel, who is facing trial on a 38-count charge, had been accused of stealing public funds, bribery, fraudulent conversion of public property and false declaration of assets to the tune of N211.3m.Adebisi Adeniyi, who stood in [...]

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    PDP will win in the south-west, says Mark

PDP will win in the south-west, says Mark

The return of key south-west politicians to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is a good sign that the party will win in the geo-political zone in the 2015 elections, Senate President David Mark has said.He was speaking on Wednesday at the national headquarters of the party when he and the national chairman, Adama Mu'azu, welcomed the former governor of Ogun [...]

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