Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    We’ll make our position known this week, says nPDP

We’ll make our position known this week, says nPDP

Abubakar Baraje, leader of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), says the group will make its position known to Nigerians before the end of the first week of July.The faction teamed up with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to dislodge the PDP from power in 2015.But it later accused the ruling party of marginalisation. Leaders of the group had [...]

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    After meeting with Atiku, Kwankwaso visits Fayose — is defection on the horizon?

After meeting with Atiku, Kwankwaso visits Fayose — is defection on the horizon?

Rabiu Kwankwaso, former governor of Kano, met with Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti, in Ado Ekiti on Monday.A statement from Idowu Adelusi, Fayose's chief press secretary, quoted both men as advocating for a peaceful conduct of the July 14 governorship election in the state.Details of what was discussed during the meeting were not revealed but the development comes three days [...]

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    APC senator: nPDP members only interested in fighting personal political battles

APC senator: nPDP members only interested in fighting personal political battles

Abdullahi Adamu, senator representing Nasarawa west, has accused the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) of attempting to "blackmail" the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.nPDP is a faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) that left the PDP in 2013 to team up with the APC for the 2015 elections.In May, the group wrote John Oyegun, national chairman of APC, listing several [...]

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    Baraje: nPDP will take a decision if APC calls its bluff

Baraje: nPDP will take a decision if APC calls its bluff

Kawu Baraje, a leader of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), says the group is ready to return to the negotiation table with All Progressives Congress (APC) if the party provides a "welcoming environment".Last week, nPDP pulled out of a planned meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in protest of the withdrawal of security aides of Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu [...]

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    Ganduje on nPDP: They are not marginalised, it’s corruption fighting back

Ganduje on nPDP: They are not marginalised, it’s corruption fighting back

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano governor, says the agitation by members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), is as a result of corruption fighting back.Ganduje spoke on Monday at a news conference to mark the third anniversary of his administration. He said the claim of marginalisation by nPDP members does not hold water.The governor, who is a member of the group, [...]

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    ‘Too early to say if we’ll remain in APC’ — nPDP coy about meeting with Osinbajo

‘Too early to say if we’ll remain in APC’ — nPDP coy about meeting with Osinbajo

Members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) say it is too early to know for certain if they will remain in the All Progressive Congress (APC).The nPDP members said this on Monday after meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa, Abuja.Kawu Baraje, spokesman of the group, told state house correspondents that the meeting was a good beginning [...]

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    PHOTOS: Saraki leads nPDP members to meeting with Osinbajo

PHOTOS: Saraki leads nPDP members to meeting with Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is currently meeting with members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP).The meeting is holding at Akinola Aguda House, the official residence of Osinbajo in the presidential villa, Abuja.Lawal Shuaibu, deputy chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), are present at the meeting.The nPDP members in attendance are Senate President [...]

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    The impending implosion of APC

The impending implosion of APC

Just take the phrase: “impending” in the title above with a pinch of salt. I use the word because in politics as in life, things happen - as seemingly absolute situations become redeemable and what originally appears impossible could be the catalyst for fresh opportunities. Otherwise, the truth is that the ruling Nigerian political party, the All Progressives Congress is [...]

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    ‘Their grievances are genuine’ — APC leaders meet nPDP faction

‘Their grievances are genuine’ — APC leaders meet nPDP faction

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described as genuine, the grievances of the new Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faction.The faction had given a seven-day ultimatum to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari after accusing the ruling party of being unfair to its members.Speaking with journalists on Monday after meeting with Kawu Baraje, leader of the faction, at the [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: APC crisis worsens as nPDP faction issues seven-day ultimatum

EXCLUSIVE: APC crisis worsens as nPDP faction issues seven-day ultimatum

Former leaders of the PDP who defected to the APC in 2013 have written to the national chairman of the ruling party to demand an urgent meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari "within seven days", TheCable can report.They did not state their next line of action, although TheCable understands that they may pull out of the party which is already bedevilled [...]

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