PDP delegates feed fat as aspirants ‘lobby, bribe” for votes

Some 3,619 delegates to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) currently going on in Port Harcourt,  Rivers State, are feeding fat as presidential aspirants have continued to jostle for the party’s apex ticket. The 12  presidential aspirants resolute to clinch the ticket meant for only one of them, are allegedly “lobbying and […]

Fight over consensus candidate delays PDP convention

Lots of seats at the PDP convention venue yet to be taken by delegates. Photo by Bassey Willie The failure of the 12 presidential aspirants of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, to agree on a consensus candidate has delayed the start of the party’s convention in Port Harcourt. The 12 aspirants met earlier in the […]

#PDPpresidential primaries: Saraki not stepping down for Atiku

The Abubakar Bukola Saraki Campaign Organisation has denied report that Senate Bukola Saraki will step down for former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, before the commencement of voting at the convention of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Port Harcourt. The spokesperson of the campaign organisation, Ilemona Onoja in a telephone chat with our reporter said Saraki […]

Melania Trump ends Africa tour with an appeal: Ignore what I wear:

Melania Trump with the Ghanaian First Lady at the Ridge Hospital in Accra Melania Trump concluded her trip to Africa on Saturday by urging people to pay less attention to what she wears and also voicing support for her husband’s embattled Supreme Court nominee. The U.S. first lady said the message of her tour to […]

Tayo Alasoadura donates N2 million to tanker explosion victims

Sen. Tayo Alasoadura, representing Ondo Central Senatorial District on Saturday donated N2 million to victims of the recent Akure tanker explosion, to alleviate their plight. The explosion occurred at Onyearugbulem Junction on Ilesa/Owo Road in Akure on Thursday night. Alasoadura made the donation when he visited the area to commiserate with the shop owners and […]

Isaac Adewole: Five percent of basic health fund to be disbursed for health emergencies

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has said that five per cent of the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund will go to health emergency management which covers all aspect of health, including accidents and disease outbreaks. Adewole spoke in Abuja, while receiving top management officials from the Public Health England (PHE) United Kingdom, who were on […]

Primaries: Senator Gershom Bassey Wants Disqualification Of Former PDP Chairman

The Senator representing Cross River South Senatorial in the senate, Senator Gershom Bassey has called on the National Working Committee (NWC) of the PDP to disqualify his fellow senatorial aspirant, Ntufam Ekpo Okon from the race for allegedly instigating violence. Senator Bassey escaped being lynched at Transcorp hotel, Calabar as delegates and supporters suspected to […]

2019: GPN Will Shock PDP, APC In Kaduna – Chairman

Chairman of the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN), Kaduna State, Ahmed Mohammed Zagi has expressed optimism that in the 2019 general elections, his party has concluded arrangements to shock the big names, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the polls. He stated this while speaking at the primaries, held in […]

Gov. Yari summons emergency meeting, mulls dumping APC

The governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, has summoned an emergency meeting with top party stakeholders and some commissioners in the state to take decision on their political future, following dissolution of the state party executives at all levels. Sources told DAILY NIGERIAN that the issue of dumping the ruling APC is on the agenda […]

JUST IN: APC insists Shehu Sani only candidate cleared for Kaduna Central

The national publicity secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Yekini Nabena, has called on people to disregard “fake documents making the rounds” that the party had cleared Uba Sani. Speaking to DAILY NIGERIAN on Friday afternoon, Mr Nabena said the party only cleared Shehu Sani for the Kaduna Central ticket. “Uba Sani stands […]