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Farida Waziri was sacked in national interest — JONATHAN

Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday explained the reason former chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs. Farida Waziri, was sacked, saying her removal was in national interest. Jonathan in a statement signed by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, said: ‘’We read media...

2023 presidency: Minority political parties push for PDP’s proposed merger despite INEC’s de-registration

Despite the deregistration of some political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), minority political parties are still readily opting for the proposed merger by the mega opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The PDP recently revealed plans to pull political strength with...

PDP chieftain warns of imminent collapse of party

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party in Estako West local government, Chief Sule Duru Yesufu, has warned of imminent collapse of the party in the locality if complaints arising from its last weekend ward congresses were not addressed. Chief Duru said it was important...

PDP leaders write Atiku, Secondus, say party may lose Ondo governorship poll

Ahead of the 2020 governorship election, some PDP leaders in Ondo State say the party may lose the election again, if Ondo South was not allowed to present its candidate. The PDP leaders made this known in a letter jointly signed by Solomon Bitire and...

Imo PDP Sinking Fast in Political Quicksand

Nseobong Okon-Ekong and Amby Uneze write that lawmakers in the Imo State House of Assembly may have turned its hallowed chambers to a theatre of comedy by switching political party loyalty at the toss of a coin At its inauguration on June 13, 2019, the...

PDP Urges N’Assembly to Summon Buhari over Nigeria’s Global Rating on Terrorism

Chuks Okocha in Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday urged the National Assembly to upon resumption tomorrow, urgently use its legislative instruments to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address it on the deteriorated security situation in the country. The party’s position is predicated on the...

Taraba PDP worries over Supreme Court ruling, says ‘Judiciary no longer the last hope of common man, but lost hope of the common man in Nigeria’

By our Taraba correspondent Not comfortable with the Supreme Court ruling over the Imo state gubernatorial election which led to the remover of Emeka Ihedioha from office, Taraba State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the ruling has proven...

I remain a staunch PDP member, with no regret endorsing Obaseki, Danjuma tells party BoT

By Osagie Otabor, Benin A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee, Senator Daisy Danjuma, has reacted to criticisms of her endorsing Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki. The Edo State PDP, had in a statement disassociated itself from Danjuma’s decision to support Governor Obaseki...

APC reacts to PDP protest, We wont allow you to tarnish Nigeria’s democratic image globally

Tony Akowe, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday described the protest embarked upon by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as senseless and capable dragging the image of the country and the judiciary into public ridicule before the international community. The party said the...

BREAKING: Secondus, Peter Obi leads PDP leaders protest against Supreme Court Judgement in Imo state

Leaders and supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have staged a protest across the streets of Abuja over the recent verdict of the Supreme Court that sacked one of its governors, Emeka Ihedioha. The party’s national chairman, Uche Secondus, on Friday, during the party’s...