Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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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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    Presidential election results were doctored in my presence, PDP agent tells tribunal

Presidential election results were doctored in my presence, PDP agent tells tribunal

Yahaya Shiko, an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  during the 2019 presidential election, has alleged that in Kaduna, the results of the poll were doctored to favour President Muhammadu Buhari.Shiko, who served as the collation agent for PDP in Kaduna south local government of Kaduna state, made the claim at the tribunal on Thursday.He said the results were [...]

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    Tribunal: Atiku defeated Buhari in Katsina, says state PDP chairman

Tribunal: Atiku defeated Buhari in Katsina, says state PDP chairman

Salisu Maijigiri, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina, has alleged that Atiku Abubakar, the party's presidential candidate, won the election in the state.Muhammadu Buhari, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and eventually declared winner, hails from Katsina.Majigiri's statement is contrary to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Results declared by [...]

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    We were trained to transmit results electronically, says INEC technical officer

We were trained to transmit results electronically, says INEC technical officer

Peter Obi, a witness presented by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, says he was trained to transmit results of the 2019 presidential polls.Obi said he was one of the registration area technicians (RATECH) appointed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the 2019 presidential election.He was the second witness presented by the PDP [...]

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    Adeleke has gone through a lot, says PDP rep after supreme court verdict

Adeleke has gone through a lot, says PDP rep after supreme court verdict

Oluwole Oke, a member of the house of representatives, says Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun governorship election, has gone through a lot.Oke, who represents Oriade/Obokun federal constituency in Osun state, spoke after the supreme court delivered a judgement in favour of Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC).He thanked Deji Adeleke, the [...]

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    PDP dares Buhari, Osinbajo to make their assets public

PDP dares Buhari, Osinbajo to make their assets public

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo to publicly declare their assets to prove that they are leading the country by example.The party made the challenge in a statement by Diran Odeyemi, its deputy national publicity secretary, on Friday.He said Buhari and Osinbajo should prove to Nigerians that they are not [...]

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    The economy mustn’t crash again, says Secondus on ‘delay’ of Buhari’s cabinet

The economy mustn’t crash again, says Secondus on ‘delay’ of Buhari’s cabinet

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to avoid driving the country into another recession with his "know-it-all attitude”.Speaking with PUNCH on Monday, Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, asked Buhari to constitute his cabinet as soon as possible, warning that delay might affect the economy negatively.He said it was disheartening that Buhari is yet [...]

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    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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