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    PDP: We’ve shown Buhari is not qualified to be president

PDP: We’ve shown Buhari is not qualified to be president

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says they have proved President Muhammadu Buhari does not possess the qualification to run for president. Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared winner of the February presidential election, but Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the PDP, rejected the result, filing a petition at the election tribunal.In a 43-page final address filed by on [...]

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    PDP: Buhari’s directive on food importation will worsen hunger in the land

PDP: Buhari’s directive on food importation will worsen hunger in the land

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on food importation in the country as mean, ill-timed and completely against the wellbeing of Nigerians.Buhari had told the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation.The president had said this lead to steady improvement in agricultural production and attainment of full food security.But [...]

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    PDP govs describe Taraba, Abia killings as signs of inefficiency

PDP govs describe Taraba, Abia killings as signs of inefficiency

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have condemned the killing of three policemen and a civilian as well as a commercial motorcyclist.While the killings of the policemen and civilian happened in Taraba state, that of the motorcyclist took place in Abia.Soldiers were involved in all the killings.In a statement on Monday, Seriake Dickson, chairman of [...]

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    APC deputy spokesman describes Jonathan as a ‘push and start president’

APC deputy spokesman describes Jonathan as a ‘push and start president’

Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described ex-President Goodluck Jonathan as "a push and start president" who never won an election."Push and start" is a local parlance used to describe a faulty car that does not start until it is pushed.Nabena said this in reaction to a statement credited to the former president.At [...]

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    Buhari remains best hope for our economy, Garba Shehu replies PDP

Buhari remains best hope for our economy, Garba Shehu replies PDP

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says President Muhammadu Buhari remains the best person to prevent the Nigerian economy from collapsing. Shehu was reacting to an accusation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that Buhari is ruining the nation’s economy by leading it to be the world’s poverty capital.The opposition party also accused the president of holding Nigerians hostage.But Shehu, in a statement issued [...]

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    PDP: Buhari’s govt  foisting a siege mentality on Nigerians

PDP: Buhari’s govt foisting a siege mentality on Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of holding Nigerians hostage.In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, its spokesman, the PDP expressed worries that Nigeria, which is a "prosperity hub and reference point", now has all the "trappings of a failed state" under the administration of Buhari.The party alleged that the president is now unable to guarantee any [...]

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    Jonathan to PDP: APC will take Bayelsa if we’re not united

Jonathan to PDP: APC will take Bayelsa if we’re not united

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has warned that the All Progressives Congress could win the Bayelsa state governorship election is the Peoples Democratic Party is not united.Speaking on Tuesday at the PDP elders' advisory council meeting at the Bayelsa government house, Jonathan said the APC lacks what it takes to win the election which is scheduled for November 16.He said even [...]

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    ‘Typo on Buhari’s certificate’, ‘Atiku from Cameroon’ – controversies at the presidential tribunal

‘Typo on Buhari’s certificate’, ‘Atiku from Cameroon’ – controversies at the presidential tribunal

About four months after whirlwind proceedings, the presidential election petition tribunal has scheduled August 21 for final arguments in the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, PDP presidential candidate, against President Muhammadu Buhari, challenging the outcome of the election.On Thursday, the president’s legal team closed its case, which it opened on Tuesday, at the tribunal after calling only seven witnesses.Wole Olanipekun, [...]

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    Buhari closes defence at tribunal – after calling seven witnesses

Buhari closes defence at tribunal – after calling seven witnesses

President Muhammadu Buhari has closed his case at the presidential election petitions tribunal.Buhari closed his defence on Thursday after Wole Olanipekun, his counsel, filed an application.The president who is the second respondent in the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, opened his defence on Tuesday.Between Tuesday and Thursday, the second respondent [...]

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    Buhari has Cambridge certificate, ex-WAEC official tells tribunal

Buhari has Cambridge certificate, ex-WAEC official tells tribunal

Oshideinde Adewunmi, a former official of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), says President Muhammadu obtained a Cambridge University West African Examination certificate.Adewunmi, a witness called to the stand by Wole Olanipekun, Buhari's counsel, said this while being cross-examined by Livy Uzokwu, counsel of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday.The former WAEC official, however, noted that Cambridge certificate presented [...]

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    Stop performing roles meant for Buhari, APC warns Atiku

Stop performing roles meant for Buhari, APC warns Atiku

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Atiku Abubakar to watch the way he issues public statements as though he is the president. Atiku, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who lost to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential poll, has consistently made comments over matters that concern the country. In a statement on Tuesday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said [...]

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    Faleke, Namdas get key positions as Gbaja names chairmen of 105 committees (full list)

Faleke, Namdas get key positions as Gbaja names chairmen of 105 committees (full list)

On Thursday, the house of representatives announced the composition of 105 standing committees as well as special investigative panels.The heads of the committees announced by Femi Gbajabiamila, the speaker, cut across all the political parties in the house, with opposition parties getting a few slots.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for instance, has 21 of its members as heads of the [...]

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    I would have made you sweat, Abaribe tells Akpabio at ministerial screening

I would have made you sweat, Abaribe tells Akpabio at ministerial screening

Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator from Abia state, says he would have made Godswill Akpabio, former governor of Akwa Ibom, sweat at the ministerial screening.He spoke when Akpabio appeared before the senate for screening on Wednesday.The PDP lawmaker said he would have asked Akpabio tough questions but for the tradition of the senate which allows former lawmakers [...]

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    Buhari’s ministerial list is stagnant, says PDP

Buhari’s ministerial list is stagnant, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the ministerial list of President Muhammadu Buhari is an indication there is no hope for Nigerians.The list, which was read at the senate plenary on Tuesday, has 43 nominees.In a statement on Tuesday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, described it as "uninspiring."He said it is a sign that there is no hope for [...]

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    Atiku, PDP close case at tribunal – after calling 62 witnesses

Atiku, PDP close case at tribunal – after calling 62 witnesses

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, have closed their case at the presidential election petitions tribunal.Chris Uche, counsel to the petitioners, made the application at the tribunal on Friday.The petitioners called 62 witnesses before they closed their case. The witnesses called to the stand by the petitioners comprised of  information and communications technology (ICT) experts.Segun [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I can’t drive a plane’ — CJN errs while responding to question at senate

TRENDING VIDEO: ‘I can’t drive a plane’ — CJN errs while responding to question at senate

The social media is abuzz as a result of Ibrahim Muhammad's, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), screening at the senate on Thursday.The CJN, who was appointed in acting capacity in January, was confirmed on Thursday.While responding to a question asked by Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator from Abia state, Muhammad veered off track.The lawmaker had asked Muhammad [...]

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