Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Peoples Democratic Party"

    Ekiti governorship election tribunal begins sitting

Ekiti governorship election tribunal begins sitting

The governorship election petitions tribunal set up to hear grievances arising from the conduct of the June 21 governorship election in Ekiti state held its inaugural sitting on Wednesday.Chairman of the tribunal and judge of the federal high court, Jos, Justice Muhammad Siraj (pictured), was the only judge who appeared at the sitting.The presiding judge struck out a motion ex-parte [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC: Jonathan’s ‘obssession with reelection’ destroying Nigeria

APC: Jonathan’s ‘obssession with reelection’ destroying Nigeria

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. John Oyegun, on Wednesday accused President Goodluck Jonathan and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of destroying institutions in Nigeria in a bid to suppress the opposition and hold on to power.Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, Oyegun, who said his party will preserve the country’s democracy through resisting tyranny and oppressive laws, [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC says PDP benefits from Boko Haram

APC says PDP benefits from Boko Haram

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of aiding, abetting and benefiting from the Boko Haram insurgency.The party also accused the PDP-led government of mismanagement of national resources, engaging in massive corruption and incompetently handling “what started as a localised insurgency”.In a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesday by its national publicity secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC slams Omisore over roasted corn ‘stunt’

APC slams Omisore over roasted corn ‘stunt’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lampooned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its gubernatorial candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, for their electioneering stunts ahead of the August 9 poll in Osun State.Omisore was recently pictured with roasted corn ─ a popular meal among the masses ─ in what was termed the "Fayose effect" following the street-wise tactics of Mr. Ayo [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Metuh, PDP are frustrated, says Oshiomhole’s aide

Metuh, PDP are frustrated, says Oshiomhole’s aide

The Edo State government has described spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh’s as a man whose utterances are a mere exposure of his frustration and that of his party, having failed in their desperate attempt to unleash violence in the state.On Sunday, Metuh accused Oshiomhole of instigating violence in the state for selfish reasons, because he and his party, the All [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    PDP: Oshiomhole instigating violence in Edo

PDP: Oshiomhole instigating violence in Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, of instigating violence in the state for self-serving reasons.In a statement released on Sunday, spokesman of the party, Olisa Metuh, said the governor was stirring up political crisis in the state to prevent an official investigation into findings that he has been squandering the state’s resources, including huge [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Arrested Maigari ‘released by PDP chairman’

Arrested Maigari ‘released by PDP chairman’

Aminu Maigari, who was sacked as president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) by a Plateau court on Thursday, was picked up on Friday by the Department of State Service (DSS) operatives who were waiting for his return at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.However, Maigari, who led the Super Eagles team back to Nigeria from the World Cup [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    PDP: Fayemi is a ‘true democrat’

PDP: Fayemi is a ‘true democrat’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described outgoing governor of Ekiti state, Kayode Fayemi as a “true democrat” for conceding defeat and congratulating Ayo Fayose, the winner of Saturday's gubernatorial election.In a statement signed by its spokesman, Olisa Metuh, PDP commended Governor Kayode Fayemi for his "rare show of patriotism and sportsmanship" in conceding defeat and congratulating the PDP candidate and Ekiti [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Jonathan sure of Eagles’ qualification for second round

Jonathan sure of Eagles’ qualification for second round

Notwithstanding the stiff opposition posed by World Cup favourites Argentina in Wednesday’s final group match, President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed confidence that the Super Eagles of Nigeria will qualify for the tournament’s round of 16.Speaking while receiving the national executive committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who visited the presidential villa to congratulate him on the party's victory in [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Akande: APC no longer a party of strange bedfellows

Akande: APC no longer a party of strange bedfellows

The All Progressives Party (APC) is no longer a part of strange fellows, its interim national chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, said on Wednesday.Speaking during the inauguration of members of the party's new national executive committee, Akande described the event as "epoch-making", considering the challenges that assailed the party from the outset."That this day has come at all is major achievement, because [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    PDP, APC war over ’53-year-old’ national youth leader

PDP, APC war over ’53-year-old’ national youth leader

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as untrustworthy over the alleged attempt to reduce the age of Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo (pictured), its newly-elected youth leader, by 10 years.The election of Jalo at the national convention of APC on June 14 had drawn criticism from different quarters, but national publicity secretary of APC, Lai Mohammed [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    EXCLUSIVE: Ramadan halts Jonathan’s declaration

EXCLUSIVE: Ramadan halts Jonathan’s declaration

President Goodluck Jonathan will have to wait till at least August before declaring his bid for second term in office, TheCable understands.Highly placed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) officials said the original plan was that the president would declare this month after the mini-convention of the party.The convention is meant to ratify the choice of Alhaji Adamu Mu'azu as the national [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Fani-Kayode: APC has Boko Haram sympathisers

Fani-Kayode: APC has Boko Haram sympathisers

Former minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) because some members of the biggest opposition party have sympathy for Boko Haram.He has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), putting an end to months of speculations that he was going back to the ruling party."My reasons for leaving the party are because I [...]

11 comments Read Full Article
    APC ‘exploiting #BringBackOurGirls campaign’

APC ‘exploiting #BringBackOurGirls campaign’

States controlled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the north-east consume 90% of the nation's security vote, minister of information Labaran Maku, has said.The minister also accused the opposition of hijacking the #BringBackOurGirls protest in its "desperation" to discredit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government "and make political profit from the Chibok girls abduction saga".He said Nigeria's GDP would [...]

0 comment Read Full Article

APC’s loss, PDP’s gain

Mr. Sunday Olaoye, the elder brother of Osun State Deputy Governor, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Declaring his allegiance to the PDP, Laoye said he left the APC because he was “used and dumped.’’Olaoye, who was a chieftain of the APC in Osun, where his sister emerged as the deputy governor [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    Gulak: Disciplining an attack dog that has erred?

Gulak: Disciplining an attack dog that has erred?

A conscious observer of the happenings in the political atmosphere of Nigeria will agree that it is becoming chillier as 2015 approaches.Schemes, counter-schemes and intrigues are unfurling in desperate dimensions. As it is, Nigerians should expect more political “somersaults” over the next one year.Tuesday’s sack of Special Adviser on Political Affairs to the President, Ahmed Gulak, is for political pacifism. [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

November 9, 2018USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK360.45480.18420.32
LAGOS360485425
KANO361483423
PH362482423
ABUJA362481423
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement