Saturday, July 13, 2019

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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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    Amaechi: I never knew I would be governor

Amaechi: I never knew I would be governor

Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, declared on Tuesday that he never knew he would be governor.Amaechi, who was speaking at the inauguration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign in Port Harcourt, said his enemies tried to get him out of office, but they failed.“I thank God because I never knew I would be governor. Today, I am governor [...]

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    APC: PDP has been conducting phantom opinion polls

APC: PDP has been conducting phantom opinion polls

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as paranoid for accusing it of planning to organise a fake opinion poll for Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate, ahead of the February election.Lai Mohammed, who spoke on behalf of APC, likened PDP to a punch-drunk boxer, saying it is the ruling party that has a tradition of [...]

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    N21bn raised at PDP dinner ‘not all for Jonathan’s campaign’

N21bn raised at PDP dinner ‘not all for Jonathan’s campaign’

The N21 billion generated at a special funding-raising dinner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in December 2014 is not for financing President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign for reelection, the party has said.Jerry Gana, who headed the fundraising committee, disclosed this at a media briefing in Abuja on Monday.Dismissing reports that the money was for the president’s campaign, Gana explained that [...]

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    PDP: APC planning fake opinion poll for Buhari

PDP: APC planning fake opinion poll for Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of planning to organise a fake opinion poll for Muhammadu Buhari, its presidential candidate, ahead of the February 14 elections.The ruling PDP said that the APC was plotting to manipulate public opinion in its favour by organising the “kangaroo” poll.It urged the main opposition party to “focus on [...]

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    PDP urges politicians to shun bitter election campaigns

PDP urges politicians to shun bitter election campaigns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has charged members of the political class to rededicate themselves to peace, truth and respect for constituted authority as the nation prepares for the general election in February.In a statement issued by Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, PDP said the fact that 2015 unfolded with Eid-el-Maulud celebration has great significance and presents an important lesson to all [...]

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    Mu’azu: Nigerians should pray for Chibok girls, 2015 poll

Mu’azu: Nigerians should pray for Chibok girls, 2015 poll

Nigerians must endeavour to pray for the abducted Chibok schoolgirls and victims of bomb blasts across the country in the spirit of Yuletide, Adamu Mu'azu, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Monday.Mu’azu, who was speaking in his New Year message, urged Nigerians to pray for peaceful election in 2015 and eschew violence.“I wish to take the opportunity of [...]

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    PDP lists Jonathan’s achievements in education

PDP lists Jonathan’s achievements in education

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is proud of its achievements in education, particularly the performance of President Goodluck Jonathan in the sector over the last four years.The party urged Nigerians to vote for Jonathan in the 2015 presidential election to guarantee the future of education.Speaking on Monday through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the party claimed that for 15 [...]

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