Friday, September 21, 2018

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    2019: Is the PDP not just joking?

2019: Is the PDP not just joking?

Thoughts about Nigerian politics would always wear you out. And that is regardless of whether you are thinking about the politicians or the electorate.In the colony of politicians, the import of the calling itself is largely centred on what the political actors would gain, that is power and possibly money. Elsewhere, politics, even though accompanied with the ingredients of influence [...]

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    Donald Duke: I left PDP because the umbrella was breaking

Donald Duke: I left PDP because the umbrella was breaking

Donald Duke, presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), says he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because the "umbrella was breaking".Duke served as governor of Cross River for eight years under the platform of PDP which has umbrella as its symbol.Speaking during the inauguration of Cross River SDP secretariat in Calabar on Tuesday, the former governor said the SDP [...]

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    Shekarau: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Shekarau: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano state, says Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Rabiu Kwankwaso, also a former governor of Kano, contributed to his exit from the opposition party.Shekarau joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday, a day after Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the APC, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, met [...]

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    PHOTOS: Saraki visits Okowa in Delta

PHOTOS: Saraki visits Okowa in Delta

Senate President Bukola Saraki visited Ifeanyi Okowa, governor of Delta state, on Saturday.The purpose of the visit was not clear but Saraki who dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has declared interest in the presidency and been consulting stakeholders across the country.It is unclear if the trip was about Saraki's presidential ambition.Below are some [...]

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    The real price of ‘changing the change’

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.As the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) gears up to celebrate the completion of three years of the Buhari government in the centre on May 29th, Nigerians need [...]

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    APC reaped from PDP’s evil, says Lamido

APC reaped from PDP’s evil, says Lamido

Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa state, says the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) reaped from the evil of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In an interview with Daily Trust, Lamido said the APC campaigned on "pure lies". He accused the ruling party of increasing the hardship of Nigerians.“If there’s anybody who reaped most from PDP’s evil, it is the APC and they know what [...]

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    THE FIGURES: Did Jonathan lose the 2015 presidential election on August 13, 2013?

THE FIGURES: Did Jonathan lose the 2015 presidential election on August 13, 2013?

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a chairman, Adamu Mauzu, who’s affectionately called the game changer.But did the game actually change for the party with the open walkout on President Goodluck Jonathan at the party’s special convention ground in Abuja by seven governors and other national leaders who went to gather at another venue to constitute a parallel leadership?Although two [...]

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    PDP loses 9 senators to APC

PDP loses 9 senators to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now has 64 senators in the national assembly compared with 41 belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC), after Tuesday's defection of nine of its senators to the leading opposition party.The senators who defected are Ita Enang (Akwa Ibom north-east), Ahmed Zannah (Borno central), Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman (Kogi central), Atiku Bagudu, (Kebbi central), Barnabas Gemade (Benue north-east), Saidu [...]

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    PDP: Nigerians are anxious to vote for Jonathan

PDP: Nigerians are anxious to vote for Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is prepared for the February general election, observing that the support it enjoys among Nigerians from the ward to the national levels means that Nigerians are anxious to vote for Goodluck Jonathan and its other candidates.Speaking on Monday through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the party described allegations by the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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    Buhari no match for Jonathan’s achievements, says PDP

Buhari no match for Jonathan’s achievements, says PDP

Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, cannot boast of any development project in any sector of the economy during his regime as head of state, the Peoples Democratic Party has said.Speaking on Monday through its spokesman, Olisa Metuh, the party argued that “when juxtaposed with the performance of President Goodluck Jonathan’s democratically elected government, it becomes clear that [...]

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    APC: Jonathan wants to postpone election

APC: Jonathan wants to postpone election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alleged that Department of State Services (DSS) is working in cahoots with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to find excuses for postponing the February general election.The APC was responding to the allegations levelled against it by the DSS.The service on January 7 released its findings from the raid of the main opposition data centre [...]

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    PDP sure APC ‘won’t get any vote in the south-east’

PDP sure APC ‘won’t get any vote in the south-east’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described All Progressives Congress’s scouting of votes in the south east as sheer delusion and a mid-day feverish dream, telling the party to forget hopes of securing any vote from the zone.Austin Akobundu, national vice chairman of PDP in the south-east issued a statement on Saturday to say that apart from being an impregnable forte of [...]

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    MEND, Boko Haram, APC, Buhari have something in common, says Fani-Kayode

MEND, Boko Haram, APC, Buhari have something in common, says Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, director media and publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation, wants Nigerians and members of the international community to interrogate the relationship between the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND), Boko Haram and Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate.According to Fani-Kayode, Buhari’s comments on insurgency in Nigeria were worrisome and his [...]

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    APC must explain its MEND connections, says PDP

APC must explain its MEND connections, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has wants the All Progressives Congress (APC) to "come out clean and explain to Nigerians its connections" with the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND).On Tuesday, MEND endorsed Muhammadu Buhari for the February presidential election, saying Goodluck Jonathan did not deserve another term in office.Olisa Metuh, PDP spokesman, on Wednesday observed that while the onus lies on [...]

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    PDP’ll sweep 2015 polls, says Metuh

PDP’ll sweep 2015 polls, says Metuh

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it will win overwhelmingly in the February general election, vowing to take back states it lost to the main opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).On Wednesday, Olisa Metuh, the PDP spokesman, said it stood out as the only party with genuine followership among Nigerians irrespective of their religious and ethnic affiliations, adding its [...]

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    Mu’azu tells Jonathan: Many PDP members left because they were used and dumped

Mu’azu tells Jonathan: Many PDP members left because they were used and dumped

Adamu Mu’azu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to stop using and dumping party members.Mu’azu made the appeal at inauguration of the presidential campaign organisation of the party in Abuja on Tuesday.“Mr President, I want to appeal to you to consider it a challenge to discuss with your governors, senators and all [...]

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