PDP convention: We can’t afford to make mistakes – George

Board of Trustees (BoT) member and chairmanship contender for the office of PDP national chairman, Chief Bode George has said the party cannot afford to make mistakes at the December 9 national convention.   Speaking during an interactive session with the 36 states chairmen of the party od Saturday , in Abuja, George,  a former deputy […]

PDP: Getting convention right will ensure 2019 victory – Mark

Former President of the Senate, David Mark cautions PDP ahead of convention By Ifeanyi Nwoko Former President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has again cautioned the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to avoid impunity and imposition of candidates during its national convention on Dec. 9. Mark stressed on Thursday in Abuja that getting the convention […]

2019: Sule Lamido writes PDP members, seeks party ticket

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr Sule Lamido has written to members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, informing them of his decision to fly the party’s flag in the next presidential election. Lamido in a letter to all PDP members across the country said all the party needs to reposition the country is to […]

Ex-LGA chairman, 5000 APC members defect to PDP in Delta

Former Chairman of Ughelli North Local Government Council, in Delta State, Chief Friday Akpoyibo, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the All Progressives Congress, alongside over 5,000 of his followers. The state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who received the decampees in Ugono Origin, Ughelli North Local Government Area, assured that the PDP would […]

2019 Guber Race: Campaign shifts to Nasarawa North

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura: Will he consider Nasarawa North governorship candidate for APC? By Awayi Kuje Sen. Abubakar Sodangi on Thursday threw his weight behind the calls to zone the Nasarawa State governorship seat to the north senatorial district in 2019. “Nasarawa North is the only senatorial district yet to produce a governor. “The first civilian […]

Anambra poll: NYSC to deploy 8000 corps members

About 8000 serving corps members are to participate in the November 18 Anambra gubernatorial election. The State’s Coordinator of NYSC,  Ebenezer Olawale, who dropped the hint while addressing journalists in Awka, said the data of corps members had already been transmitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in that respect. “As we all know, […]

4,500 APC, GPN members defect to NNPP in Bauchi

Some 4,500 members of the ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) and Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) have defected to the New Nigeria People Party (NNPP) in Bauchi. According to them, their defection on Saturday to the new party is aimed at dislodging  the ruling  APC in the state in 2019. The defectors, led by a […]

2019: Finally, APC Holds National Convention in November

NEC, Caucus Meetings, next month …Allays fears over NWC wielding more powers Constitutional amendment proposals: …NWC to have powers to discipline members …Advisory Council to replace Board of Trustees, BoT …Defectors no more eligible to contest elections until after 1 yr membership By Omeize Ajayi After its repeated inability to convene its mid-term non elective […]

PDP suspends former chairman for 4 years

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday suspended the former chairman of the party in Anambra State, Ken Emeakayi. The suspension which takes immediate effect will last for a period of four years. In Augusts, National Caretaker Committee of the PDP suspended Emeakayi for a month over alleged act of indiscipline. Dayo Adeyeye, the party’s […]

PDP winning Presidency in 2019 a tough task – Jonathan’s Ministers

Two former ministers, who served under the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, have declared that it will not be easy for the party to return to power in 2019. The former ministers are a former Minister of Police Affairs, Maina Waziri, and a former Minister of Women Affairs, Zainab Maina. They spoke at the official […]