Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "PDP"

    Edo PDP: Oshiomhole never reconciled with Anenih

Edo PDP: Oshiomhole never reconciled with Anenih

The Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of being a serial liar over claims that he reconciled with Tony Anenih, a former minister of works.The accusation is contained in a statement issued on Friday by Dan Orbih, PDP chairman in the state.Orbih said Oshiomhole and the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    EXCLUSIVE: PDP hires Trump’s lobbyist for $90k per month

EXCLUSIVE: PDP hires Trump’s lobbyist for $90k per month

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hired the firm of Brian Ballard, a top US lobbyist, ahead of the 2019 elections.The influential lobbyist has President Donald Trump as one of his clients. Politico Magazine, a top publication in the US, says Ballard is closer to the US president than perhaps any other lobbyist in town."He’s parlayed that relationship into a [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not to be part of the "smear campaign and unsavoury comments" against Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate.The party gave the warning while reacting to Tinubu's comment on Abubakar when he visited Aso Rock on Wednesday.Tinubu had said whether Abubakar and PDP leaders visited [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Agbaje, Lagos PDP guber candidate, picks banker as running mate

Agbaje, Lagos PDP guber candidate, picks banker as running mate

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, has picked Haleemat Busari, a lawyer, as his running mate.Busari, a law graduate from the University of Lagos, is a director on the board of several blue-chip companies.She was a director in Zain Nigeria Ltd (now Airtel Nigeria, a telecommunications company) and a serving director in First [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ogun PDP picks Abati as deputy governorship candidate

Ogun PDP picks Abati as deputy governorship candidate

Reuben Abati, former presidential spokesman, has been named as the running mate of Leke Shittu, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun.Gbenga Daniel, former governor of the state, was listed as the senatorial candidate for Ogun east district.This was made known in a statement signed by Buruji Kashamu on Wednesday.Following a federal high court ruling, the Independent [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    No preferred candidate yet between Buhari and Atiku, says northern group

No preferred candidate yet between Buhari and Atiku, says northern group

Northern Emancipation Network (MEN), a youth group, says it is yet to align with either of President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president, for the 2019 elections.Buhari is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while Abubakar is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer.Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, leader of MEN, told NAN that it is hasty for any group [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Witness: PDP votes deliberately voided during Ekiti gov poll

Witness: PDP votes deliberately voided during Ekiti gov poll

A witness has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was robbed during the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state.Omobuljo Bankole told the election tribunal on Tuesday that PDP votes were "deliberately voided" by a staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Testifying before the tribunal at the FCT high court, the PDP witness specifically said the party's votes [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

Ogun PDP crisis: INEC rejects NWC list, accepts Kashamu’s candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recognised candidates of the Buruji Kasahmu faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state as contestants for the 2019 elections.In a letter dated October 25, Okechukwu Ndeche, the commission's acting secretary, told Uche Secondus, national chairman of the PDP, that the decision was based on a court verdict.The PDP had expelled [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    ‘5000’ Kwankwaso supporters dump PDP for APC

‘5000’ Kwankwaso supporters dump PDP for APC

At least 5000 members of the Kwankwasiya group in Kebbi state have reportedly defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Kwankwasiyya is a political movement formed by Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central.Kwankwaso, a former member of the APC, was one of the presidential aspirants of the PDP.Members of the group were reportedly received by [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    ‘Shame on you for going to court’ — Garba Shehu knocks PDP over Buhari’s certificate

‘Shame on you for going to court’ — Garba Shehu knocks PDP over Buhari’s certificate

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says attempts by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to challenge the authenticity of President Muhammadu Buhari’s West African School Certificate (WASC) is shameful.Shehu, the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, issued a statement to this effect on Monday.The statement read: “We have read that the failed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is going to [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Shehu Sani posts cryptic message — is it for Akpabio?

Shehu Sani posts cryptic message — is it for Akpabio?

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, posted a cryptic message on Twitter on Monday evening.In the message with biblical connotation, Sani asked Godswill to leave Nineveh and return to his city.Sani did not mention the recipient of the message though there is a strong indication he was referring to Godswill Akpabio, senator representing Akwa-Ibom north west.Akpabio defected from the Peoples Democratic [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC US: Obasanjo, Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the world

APC US: Obasanjo, Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the world

The United States of America chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the administration of former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan made Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the worldIn a statement on Sunday, Francis Onukwuli, national publicity secretary of the party in the US, said the country became one of the poorest countries in the world [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    OBITUARY: Tony Anenih, Zik’s former police orderly who could ‘fix’ anything

OBITUARY: Tony Anenih, Zik’s former police orderly who could ‘fix’ anything

Until 2015, Tony Anenih could fix anything in politics, but the former chairman of the PDP board of trustees was on Sunday outsmarted by death at a ripe age of 85. For a man who played lead roles in installing Nigerian presidents from 1999 to 2011, he definitely earned his stripes as Nigeria's foremost political strategist. From the moment he joined politics [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    It’s time to retire the political elite, says Peoples Trust presidential candidate

It’s time to retire the political elite, says Peoples Trust presidential candidate

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), says the 2019 elections is the best time to retire the political elite.Olawepo-Hashim made the remark at a press briefing during the weekend.He said the presidential election is not a “two horse race” between President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    I’ve learned more at family retreats than in school, says Atiku’s son

I’ve learned more at family retreats than in school, says Atiku’s son

Mustapha Atiku Abubakar, son of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential flagbearer, says his father has invested in educating himself and his family.Mustapha said this in a tweet while reacting to a criticism of his father.Henry Okelue, a Twitter user, had said the highest academic qualification of the PDP presidential candidate is a certificate obtained over 40 years ago.https://twitter.com/4eyedmonk/status/1055711051000569856?s=19But [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    South-west PDP asks Atiku to assure zone of SGF, AGF slots

South-west PDP asks Atiku to assure zone of SGF, AGF slots

The south-west zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Atiku Abubakar, the party’s presidential candidate, not to relegate them if he emerges as president.Speaking when PDP chieftains from the zone met on Friday in Lagos, Eddy Olefeso, south-west vice-chairman of the party, urged Atiku to assure the zone of more key positions.Atiku was reported to have offered secretary [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

November 9, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement