10,000 APC members defect to PDP In Kwara

      The internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State took a new turn on Thursday as no fewer than 10,000 members of the ruling party defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state. The defectors are from the Kwara north senatorial district, a stronghold of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq. The aggrieved former APC members had last week in a statement announced their defection plan and they made good that decision on Thursday at a brief ceremony at the PDP state secretariat in…

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PDP condemns FG’s fuel price reduction system

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Federal Government’s piecemeal reduction of pump price of fuel as provocative. The party, in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, rejected the N121. 50 per litre reduction, and said it amounts to price pinching. The PDP maintained that the appropriate price per litre is N70 following the fall in the price of crude oil in the international market. It reminded the Federal Government that its previous price reduction was not unenforced, adding that it further showed the insensitivity of…

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Edo poll: PDP stands good chance of winning election – Ikhine

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Mr. Gideon Ikhine, said the party stands a good chance of winning the election. Ikhine, who was at the PDP National Secretariat in Abuja to submit his Nomination Form, said that the party decided to throw open the ticket to all the three senatorial districts in order to ensure that the best candidate emerges. The aspirant, who is from Edo Central, however, advised PDP to pick the best among the…

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President auctioning Nigeria on world market, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried the rate of borrowing by the Federal Government and said it has compromised the fiscal integrity of the country. The party said the move by President Muhammadu Buhari to borrow a fresh $5.513 billion is akin to placing Nigeria and her people on the international auction market. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, accused President Buhari of opening up Nigeria for economic annexation by foreign creditors The party noted that the administration had earlier borrowed $22.79 billion (about…

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Olujimi tasks Ekiti PDP caretaker c’ttee on fairness

Senator Representing Ekiti South Senatorial District, Mrs Biodun Olujimi, yesterday enjoined the newly constituted Ekiti Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee on equity, fairness and inclusiveness to achieve success in the assignment given to them. Olujimi also declared her support for the party’s decision to set up a caretaker committee. The party’s National Working Committee had constituted a seven -man caretaker committee chaired by a former Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Hosea Agboola, to pilot the affairs of the party until a new executive is elected, for a period…

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Osun PDP gets Acting Chairman

The South-West leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday inaugurated Mr. Sunday Akanfe in Akure, the Ondo State capital as the Osun State Acting Chairman of the party. Akanfe, who was formerly the Deputy Chairman of the party in the state, was appointed to lead the party in acting capacity following suspension of the embattled chairman of the party in the, Mr. Soji Adagunodo who was reportedly suspended by the National Working Committee of the party over an alleged anti-party activities. Speaking after inauguration under the leadership of the…

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May Day: APC, PDP, Atiku, Glo, others salute workers

As workers in Nigerian workers join others to mark the Workers’ day today, greetings yesterday poured in from different quarters for them. Telecommunications service provider, Globacom, extolled the doggedness and perseverance of Nigerian workers in the face of the daunting and harsh global economic realities confronting them in the battle to defeat the Coronavirus pandemic.In a goodwill message issued to commemorate the 2020 May Day, Globacom urged Nigerian workers to see this year’s celebration as a time to reaffirm their faith in the Creator to see them through the trying…

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PDP, CUPP demand probe into Kano deaths

T he Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for immediate investigation into the disturbing mass death in Kano State where no fewer than 640 people reportedly died under mysterious circumstances within one week.     The party also asked President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the state, noting that the situation in Kano demands an immediate presidential visit.   Also, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the Federal Government to declare the mysterious deaths in Kano State as national health emergency.     On his part, a…

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Ondo 2020: Deputy Gov dissociates self from PDP campaign poster, video

DeputyGovernorof Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi yesterday dissociated himself from the campaign poster and video currently in circulation across social media platforms in the state. The campaign materials which had generated ripples in the state with the deputy governor’s photograph alongside the logo of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) had portrayed his ambition for the October governorship election the forthcoming governorship election in the state. While stating that the campaign video and the inscribed photograps and the PDP logo never emanated from him, the deputy governor through his spokesman, Babatope…

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PDP seeks SGF, others’ prosecution for COVID-19 protocol breach

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) authorities to prosecute the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, for the violation of health safety and social restriction directives by him and other government officials during the funeral of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari. PDP, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described as unfortunate that those who made and enforce rules over ordinary Nigerians were the ones violating the same rules…

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