Sunday, February 17, 2019

Tag "Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)"

    Nine slump at Atiku’s Kano rally (updated)

Nine slump at Atiku’s Kano rally (updated)

Nine persons slumped at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano where the rally of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is ongoing.Massive crowd flooded the stadium, making it difficult for movement within the facility. TheCable reporter at the venue of the rally said he counted eight persons lying on the ground while security operatives made arrangement for [...]

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    Appraising Nigerian army’s strategy towards lasting peace in Taraba

Appraising Nigerian army’s strategy towards lasting peace in Taraba

BY JOHN HOSEAThere has been quite an upheaval on the operations of the Nigerian Army in Taraba state in recent times. So much so that it portrayed the Nigeria army as having ulterior motives in its activities in Taraba state, especially as it concerns the farmers/herders conflict.I recall that the Nigerian Army had on numerous occasions denied any form of [...]

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    Five reasons Atiku will beat Buhari silly

Five reasons Atiku will beat Buhari silly

BY PHRANK SHAIBU  This past week marked a turning point in the nation’s political history. It was Atiku and all the news around his much-anticipated victory at the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which ended on Sunday in Port Harcourt. It is also the week that the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) affirmed President Muhammadu Buhari as its [...]

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    Osun governorship battle

Osun governorship battle

The top echelon of the All Progressives Party relocated to Osogbo, the Osun State capital on Tuesday campaigning for the governorship election scheduled for Saturday. From the president to the party chairman, governors and ministers with other apparatchiks, ensuring the party’s victory in the election engaged their attention and time.Once a general, always a general and so to President Muhammadu [...]

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    EXTRA: Kaduna PDP chairman says Holy Ghost will protect senators from el-Rufai’s curse

EXTRA: Kaduna PDP chairman says Holy Ghost will protect senators from el-Rufai’s curse

Hassan Hyat, chairman, Kaduna state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says senators are protected by the power of the Holy Ghost.Hyat said this on Monday while responding to the caustic remarks made by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of the state, over the $350 million World Bank loan application rejected by the senate.Describing the the three senators representing the state as [...]

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    Fayose’s ‘trusted’ aide resigns, says ‘I can no longer  pretend’

Fayose’s ‘trusted’ aide resigns, says ‘I can no longer pretend’

Samuel Ajibola, special assistant on parliamentary matters to Ayodele Fayose, the governor of Ekiti state, has resigned.According to PUNCH, Ajibola resigned over the economic situation of the state.The newspaper said Ajibola conveyed his message to quit the government in a letter dated May 28."I humbly write this to formally notify you that I am resigning from my position as your S.A [...]

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    Okupe: If our masters must kill PDP, I will tarry by the graveside to bid it farewell

Okupe: If our masters must kill PDP, I will tarry by the graveside to bid it farewell

Doyin Okupe, former special adviser to former President Goodluck Jonathan, says Ali Modu Sheriff, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is a wrong candidate for the job.Modu Sheriff, a former Borno state governor, emerged national chairman of the PDP on Tuesday, but Okupe sees his emergence as another proof of the party's "history of making grave errors in judgement".Although [...]

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    Tinubu, APC breeding corruption, says PDP

Tinubu, APC breeding corruption, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, of breeding corruption, stating that governors in the opposition party have been subjecting people in their states to harsh economic realities.Reacting to a statement in which Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the national publicity secretary of APC, referred to the president as the [...]

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    Nyako: ‘Unseen hands’ trying to impeach me

Nyako: ‘Unseen hands’ trying to impeach me

Embattled governor of Adamawa State, Muritala Nyako, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of masterminding the impeachment proceedings against him and Bala Nglari, his deputy.On June 18, the Adamawa State house of assembly directed its clerk to serve impeachment notices on Nyako and his deputy. The governor, who travelled to Abuja in order to avoid receiving any impeachment notice, said [...]

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    Hiccup for PDP’s attempt to oust 5 APC governors

Hiccup for PDP’s attempt to oust 5 APC governors

A suit filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to declare the seats of five of its governors  who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been adjourned indefinitely.Presiding over the matter at a federal high court  in Abuja, Justice Gabriel Kolawole adjourned the case for want of diligent service by PDP.Governors Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara; Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers; Rabiu [...]

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    Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ekiti State governorship election, Ayodele Fayose, is clearly ahead of others in the results so far collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).This has sparked wild jubilation in Ado-Ekiti — where votes constitute approximately one-third of total votes cast — as well as several other parts of the state.Although INEC is yet [...]

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    Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Hundreds of thousands of voters in Ekiti State will troop out on Saturday, June 21, 2014, to elect the next chief executive of the state for the next four years. Below, in figures, are some interesting facts about the election. 3The number of candidates believed to be truly in the running for the post, although there are 15 others. These three are [...]

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    Nyako ‘dodges’ impeachment notice

Nyako ‘dodges’ impeachment notice

Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State has left Yola for Abuja in order to avoid being served a notice of impeachment, TheCable has been informed.The house of assembly, which is made up wholly of members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had on Wednesday asked the assembly clerk to serve the impeachment notices on Nyako and his deputy, Bala Ngilari, [...]

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    APC: Raid on media, a PDP strategy for Ekiti election

APC: Raid on media, a PDP strategy for Ekiti election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm on “the desperation of the PDP-led federal government” to capture Ekiti State at all cost, saying the ongoing clampdown on the national media is part of a grand strategy to silence Nigerians ahead of the “satanic plan” to thwart the will of the people of Ekiti and indeed that of all [...]

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    Bad news for Jonathan – SLS could be next emir

Bad news for Jonathan – SLS could be next emir

Things just got tighter for President Goodluck Jonathan: former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (SLS), is a potential candidate to be the next emir of Kano after the death of Alhaji Ado Bayero.Kano is considered strategic in the 2015 presidential election ─ in which Jonathan is expected to run ─ because of its voting population.Even 25% [...]

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    APC wins all seats in Kano LG, councillorship election

APC wins all seats in Kano LG, councillorship election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the chairmanship and councillorship slots in the Kano State council election held on Saturday.Announcing the results to NAN on Sunday, Chairman of the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC), Dr Sani Malumfashi, said APC won all the 44 local government chairmanship and the 484 councillorship posts in the “largely successful and peaceful” [...]

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