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January 19, 2018 7:43 AM 2019: Makarfi better presidential candidate – Abubakar Sidi

Alhaji Abubakar Sidi, a former FCT Coordinator of the Goodluck Jonathan 2015 Campaign Group, has declared former PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi as the best candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Sidi in a statement on Thursday said Makarfi’s previous achievements ranging from as a governor to senator made him a good material for the presidency 14

January 18, 2018 11:52 AM Former APGA chairman, Victor Umeh sworn in as Senator

Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) who won last week’s senatorial elections in Anambra state has been sworn into office as the senator representing Anambra central. Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, and members of the state House of Assembly were in the upper chamber to witness the swearing-in of Umeh on Thursday. In December 21

January 16, 2018 6:04 PM Senator Okon reacts to sack of Akpabio’s ally, Umoren as Akwa Ibom SSG

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain distanced Umoren’s sack from the crisis between Akpabio, now a Senator, and his successor, Udom Emmanuel. According to Okon, Umoren’s presence in the government as SSG was to stabilise the Emmanuel administration. “I must say that his removal has nothing to do with the perceived in-fighting going on in the state 20

January 16, 2018 2:46 PM PDP delegation visits Gov. Ortom over herdsmen attack

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday paid a visit to Benue capital, Makurdi over recent Fulani herdsmen attack. A delegation from the national secretariat went to commiserate with Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom over the death of 73 Nigerians in the state. The tweet reads “Delegations from the National Secretariat of our great Party, the @OfficialPDPNig 21

January 13, 2018 8:17 PM Gwagwalada re-run poll: APC beats APGA, PDP in narrow victory

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulkarim Mohammed, has been declared the winner of the just-concluded Gwagwalada Central Ward councillorship re-run election. Announcing the result, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) He narrowly defeated Ibrahim Anize of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, who had 1,588 votes 18

January 13, 2018 3:13 PM 2019: PDP attacks Northern govs for endorsing Buhari for second term

In its reaction, PDP maintained that the governors’ visit was borne out of fear of losing their positions and not due to loyalty and love for Buhari. PDP via its official Twitter handle, said: “Fear of job loss grips @elrufai, others. “The visit of @Elrufai and six other governors of the @APCNigeria to @Mbuhari asking him to run for 2nd term is self-serving 21

January 10, 2018 9:32 PM Atiku’s son loses children’s custody to ex-wife

Fatima Bolori, ex-wife of Aminu, the son of former Vice President and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, chieftain, Atiku Abubakar, has been granted full custody of their children. The decision was taken by a Magistrate Court sitting in the Tinubu area of Lagos on Wednesday. Chief Magistrate K.B Ayeye ruled that the children Amirah, 8, and Aminu Atiku, 7, should 21

January 10, 2018 2:54 PM 2019: Why PDP will not give presidential ticket to Atiku – Delta APC chieftain

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Okwagbe, Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State Chief (Hon.) Ovo Ofigo on Wednesday January 10 said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP may not give its Presidential ticket to former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku for placing a curse on the party and its agents for the alleged injustice meted 35

January 9, 2018 12:48 AM Oyegun has exposed Buhari’s govt on board appointments –PDP

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has exposed the “confusion” in Buhari’s administration. The party’s spokesman, Kola Ologbodiyan, said this in reaction to Oyegun’s comments on the controversy which trailed appointments into the boards of some federal 17

January 8, 2018 7:29 PM Anambra Central rerun: Why election should not hold – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to proceed with the proposed January 13 rerun election for Anambra Central Senatorial District. The Chairman of PDP in the state, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, told newsmen on Monday in Awka that the election would be a nullity as the seat in question was not vacant 18