PDP’s umbrella without the south-west will suffer punctures

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be in a tailspin. The outcome of Saturday’s national convention of the party shows it has more learning to do.  In fact, the PDP has not learnt from its defeat. The PDP is prodigiously “mammonised”. Money is the only denominator of the party.  I had thought that the PDP would absorb […]

APC speaks on Uche Secondus’ emergence as PDP chairman

The ruling All Progressives Congress has issued the statement below in reaction to the emergence of Uche Secondus as national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Mr. Secondus was elected at Saturday’s convention of the party amid allegations of vote buying and ballot rigging. At least one chairmanship candidate, Tunde Adeniran, has called for […]

Convention: PDP replies APC; says ruling party jittery, ‘clutching on straws’

The Peoples Democratic Party has lambasted the ruling All Progressives Congress for condemning its Saturday’s national convention which threw up new leaders for the opposition party. The APC had in a statement on Sunday morning described the PDP convention as characterised by vote buying and ballot rigging, saying the exercise exposed the opposition party as a platform […]

Dokpesi, Adeniran reject outcome of PDP convention

From left: Former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam ; Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers State; former Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Emeka Ihedioha and a Delegate, Mr Terngu Tsegba during the PDP National Convention in Abuja on Saturday By Emmanuel Oloniruha Two Chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party , PDP, Chief Raymond […]

Secondus emerges as PDP new National Chairman

Former acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has been elected the new chairman of the party. Mr. Secondus beat three other contestants to emerge victorious in an election held at the Eagles Square Abuja on Saturday. The chairman of the electoral committee of the convention, and former Governor of Benue State, […]

Full list of PDP new working committee

The Peoples Democratic Party has new officers in its various positions, after yesterday’s election which was held at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Below is the full list of new members of PDP NWC. National Chairman ; Uche Secondus Deputy National Chairman ( South); Yemi Akinwonmi- Ogun Deputy National Chairman ( North); Garba Gamawa- Bauchi National […]

Adeniran rejects electoral process, says it was fraudulent

One of the National Chairmanship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Tunde Adeniran, has walked out of the convention ground holding at the Eagles Square, Abuja. Adeniran rejected the electoral process, describing it as fraudulent and unfair. Six other candidates from the South-West had pulled out of the race and reached a consensus to […]

Bode George: Why I quit, PDP a lost soul

Bode George: quits PDP chairmanship race The opposition Peoples Democratic Party may be in for a fresh crisis as one of its staunch members and leaders,Chief Bode George withdrew from the chairmanship race. He did not quietly withdraw, he sent scathing words to those he claimed have hijacked the party. George, was a foundation member […]

PDP Convention: If we allow manipulation PDP will die — Okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State is the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP National Convention Committee, NCC with the broad task of ensuring that tomorrow’s elective convention comes out successful. His job has not been made easier by the boisterous expression of party members for a return of the party to its grassroots […]