Monday, February 18, 2019

Tag "Peoples Democratic Party"

    Judiciary captured under Buhari, says Fayose on Ekiti tribunal judgement

Judiciary captured under Buhari, says Fayose on Ekiti tribunal judgement

Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti, says he's not surprised by the verdict of the state's governorship election tribunal on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Kolapo Olusola.Fayose alleged that the judgement was already in the public domain and celebrated by members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), more than a week before it [...]

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    Truth be told, Atiku messed up

Truth be told, Atiku messed up

How could anyone, regardless of their political leaning, justify the slip up ofpresidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku, on Saturday?A man, desirous of leading 180 million people, out of which you will find millions of the world’s brightest, travels across the world to be part of a well-advertised presidential debate, gets to the [...]

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    ‘His last shot’ — reactions to Atiku’s victory at PDP presidential primary

‘His last shot’ — reactions to Atiku’s victory at PDP presidential primary

A torrent of reactions has trailed the emergence of Atiku Abubakar as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The former vice-president defeated Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki and nine other aspirants to win the PDP ticket for the 2019 presidential election.Atiku's victory is currently trending on Twitter, a social media platform where he is an active participant.Here are some reactions [...]

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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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