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  • Kogi Election: INEC Presents Certificate Of Return To Bello

    More PDP Governors To Join APC Soon – Yahaya Bello

    Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has said more governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will soon join the All Progressives Congress, APC. According to him, the APC is the party everybody wants to be in, adding that the opposition is aware of the things happening in the party. He said this during a meeting of the Contact and Strategic Committee at the party’s secretariat in Abuja on Thursday. Yahaya Bello said, “You know, I have a committee that is called Mobilisation of Youths, Women and People Living with Disabilities. We have been mobilising them to join our party. As much as we are mobilising youths, women and people living with disabilities, we are equally mobilising members of other political parties, including governors. “Remember, there are others that are youthful and those that are youthful at hearts. So, we are bringing them into the party. You will see them in numbers. I told you that it is only one last governor that will be the last one to join our party and you know everybody is coming into the party because this is where things are happening and this is the party that is moving the country forward. That …

  • fayose , makinde

    Seyi Makinde Reacts As Fayose Says He’s Quiet, Deadly

    Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has reacted to the statement by ex-governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, which describes him as quiet and deadly.

  • APC, PDP

    Twitter: You Have A Poor Understanding of Governance, PDP Replies APC

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, describes the declaration by the All Progressives Congress, APC, that the by-passing of Nigeria by Twitter to cite its African Headquarters in Ghana is “a non-issue” further confirms APC and President Muhammadu Buhari’s Presidency’s poor understanding of governance. The PDP asserts that the statement issued by the APC in a desperate bid to justify its manifest misrule and abuse of human rights shows that the APC and Buhari administration are not ready to end their policy inconsistency and the fettering of our youths through suppression of free speech, stifling of online freedom and open internet, for which Twitter shunned our nation for Ghana. This disposition by the APC and the Buhari Presidency has further strengthened the widespread view among Nigerians that this administration suppresses every vocation in which our youth demography has shown interest. Their statement also validates apprehensions in the public space that the APC deliberately worked against the citing of @Twitter headquarters in Nigeria because of their plot to forcefully regulate the use of internet in our country. A more responsive government and political party, who have the interest of the people at heart, ought to device all means possible to attract the …

  • fayose , makinde

    Seyi Makinde Looks Quiet But Deadly – Fayose

    Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as early person.

  • APC

    APC Denies Endorsing Zonal Arrangement For 2023 Presidency

    The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has denied a list that says it has endorsed a zonal arrangement for the 2023 presidency. The list had gone viral on social media titled “APC announces zoning arrangement ahead of 2023 election year”. The list has now been disowned by the National Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, John Akpanudoedehe. Akpanudoedehe dismissed the list, saying, “People who are interested in running for one office or the other can speculate. As far as I am concerned, at the last Caretaker Committee meeting we had, we did not discuss that. “That is not what we are concerned with now. What we are concerned with is data collection. How to collect data without making mistakes. “We are not going to be pressurized by sentiments and then we do the wrong thing. “Let me say that zoning is not for the Caretaker Committee alone. It has to do with the President, it has to do with other major stakeholders, it has to do with a lot of people. “I want to mute the speculation. The list is not from us ( Caretaker Committee). There is no way such a decision will be taken without consulting with the …

  • PDP

    Opposition Disappointed At Success Of Our Congress – PDP

    The National Reconciliation and Strategy Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has commended the leadership of the party in Oyo, Ekiti, Ondo, Lagos, Osun and Ogun States for the successful conduct of the zonal congress in Osogbo, where officers of the party were elected in a free, fair and peaceful manner. A statement issued by the secretary of the committee, Hon. Linus Okorie, noted that the South West PDP leaders disappointed people in the opposition who have been fueling division in the party and thought that the zonal congress would end in chaos. The committee stated that the maturity, peaceful disposition, unity, devotion, good spirit of brotherliness and sportsmanship displayed at the congress deserved emulation by PDP leaders in other zones within the party. “With what happened in Osogbo, our leaders in the South West have demonstrated that the PDP can retake the South West in 2023 and that with the incompetence being displayed by the ruling party, a united and refocused PDP is a better option for the enlightened people of the South West. “While we hail all the stakeholders who have yielded to the pleas of the Reconciliation Committee to shift from their original position and made …

  • How Tinubu ‘Begged’ Abacha For Appointment - Bode George

    PDP South-West Congress, No Winner No Vanquished – Bode George

    Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Bode George, has said the South-West congress of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was a ‘no winner, no vanquished’. According to Bode George, in a statement, the congress was a victory for all party members who participated in it. The statement reads: “The South-West Congress held in Oshogbo has injected and infused a new mandate of hope and renewal, not only in the Peoples’ Democratic Party but also across Yorubaland. “It has affirmed our commitment to a peaceful engagement, even when we disagree among ourselves. It has shown that disputes and differences need not fester into violence and communal disruptions. “Yes, democracy is about the pitting of ideas, the grappling with conflicting views and interests. But in the end, there is always an arrival at a consensus-building, the initiation of compromise, the settlement of rifts through the pacific largeness of the ballot box. “Well, the battle has been won and lost. But there is no vanquished and there is no restrictive winner. The victory belongs to all of us. This is now the moment to mend the broken places, to reconcile and rebuild without any recourse to personal triumphalism. We are …

  • fayose , makinde

    Makinde Floors Fayose As Arapaja Emerges PDP South-West Chairman

    Mr Taofeeq Arapaja, a former deputy governor of Oyo State, has emerged the South-West Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

  • Saraki Congratulates Arapaja On Emerging PDP South-West Chairman

    Ex-Senate president, Bukola Saraki has congratulated Ambassador Taofeek Arapaja as he emerged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-West Zonal Chairman.

  • fayose , makinde

    Fayose Finally Accepts Seyi Makinde As PDP Leader

    Former Governor Ayodele Fayose has acknowledged Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as the leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the SouthWest. Both men have been fighting over the control of the party in the region. The disagreement between the duo lingered despite the efforts of the reconciliation committee headed by ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki. There was tension at the Women and Children Development Initiative Foundation (WOCDIF), Osogbo, Osun State capital, when the zonal congress kicked off on Monday. Taofeek Arapaja, a former deputy governor of Oyo, and Eddy Olafeso, the immediate zonal chairman of the party, are contesting for the chairmanship position of the zone. While Fayose is rooting for Olafeso, Makinde has pitched his tent with Arapaja. A total of 734 delegates across the region are expected to elect the next leaders of the party in the South-West. According to a breakdown of delegates given by Austin Akobundu, the PDP national organising secretary, Oyo has 171 delegates, Osun has 130, Lagos 101, Ogun 112, Ondo 114, and Ekiti has 115 delegates. When he addressed the delegates, Fayose said no matter the situation, Makinde is “our leader”. This elicited a loud applause among the delegates and party …

  • PDP

    PDP Promises To Win Anambra Guber Election

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is optimistic of winning the Nov. 6 Anambra governorship election and revamp the state.

  • PDP Governors

    Nigeria In Dire Need Of Leadership To Avert Looming Disaster – PDP Govs

    Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, met in Makurdi, Benue State on 9th April 2021, under the

  • Anti-Buhari Graffiti: A Demonstration of Public Resentment To APC Misrule

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the appearance of anti-Buhari graffiti in some major cities in the country is an unmistaken demonstration of public resentment to the misrule of the Buhari Presidency.

  • PDP

    PDP Schedules South West Zonal Congress Next Monday

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, after further comprehensive deliberations on issues of concern in the South West zonal chapter of the PDP resolves as follows:

  • Insecurity: Northern Elders Tell Fulani Herdsmen In South What To Do

    North Won’t Vote Along Ethnic, Religious Lines – Ango Abdullahi

    The Chairman of the Northern Elders’ Forum, Prof Ango Abdullahi, has said that the North won’t vote along ethnic and religious line.

  • Ekiti: Fayemi’s Govt Probes Fayose's Labour Leaders

    Why I Don’t Criticise Fayemi’s Govt In Ekiti State – Fayose

    Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said he doesn’t criticise his successor, Kayode Fayemi, because he doesn’t want to be blamed as the distraction

  • PDP Govs Visit Matawalle In Zamfara Amid Defection Rumour

    The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle, has received some governors of the Peoples Democratic Party at the Government House today.

  • What Tinubu Said About Gov Abiodun's Victory At Tribunal

    Afenifere Denies Endorsing Tinubu For 2023 Presidency

    The Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has denied endorsing the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, for the 2023 presidency.

  • Nigeria Decides: Buhari, APC Behind Election Shift, Timi Frank Reveals

    Timi Frank Slams Malami Over Comment On Atiku

    Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has lampooned the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami,

  • fayose , makinde

    PDP To Reconcile Makinde, Fayose Towards Winning South-West

    The National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP after an extensive meeting has scaled up processes for reconciliation and as it affects South West Zonal Congress of the party.

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