I won’t allow PDP to die -Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said his criticism of the National Working Committee of Peoples Democratic Party should not be misunderstood to mean that there is an irredeemable crisis in the party.The governor maintained that since he “lacks the capacity to decamp to another political party, particularly, the All Progressives Congress”, he will “continue[...]

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Students abduction despite Buhari’s presence in Katsina baffling —PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has slammed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) over the abduction of yet-to-be ascertained number of students from Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State.The opposition party said it was perplexing that gunmen attacked the school and abducted the students on Friday, the same day the President arrived in Katsina[...]

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Govs’ visit: Jonathan has no space in APC, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, on Thursday, said former President Goodluck Jonathan has no space in the All Progressives Congress.The PDP was reacting to a visit by some APC governors and chieftains to the Abuja residence of the former president last month.The visit by the APC chieftains to Jonathan, who contested in the 2011 and 2015[...]

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PDP wins Bayelsa Central Senatorial by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Cleopas Moses, winner of the Bayelsa Central Senatorial by-election.The PDP candidate defeated the All Progressive Congress, APC, candidate and nine other political parties and their candidates with a wide margin to emerge victorious.According to the official results declared[...]

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Bye election: No court disqualified Plateau South candidate, says PDP

Ahead of the December 5 Plateau South Senatorial bye-election, the Peoples Democratic Party has dismissed reports that its candidate, George Daika, has been disqualified by the court.The State PDP Chairman, Chris Hassan, gave the clarification at a press conference, in Jos, on Wednesday.He accused the rival All Progressives Congress of being the brains behind the[...]

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2023: Nigeria credible polls, PDP counsels re-appointed INEC chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has counseled the reappointed chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to go to Ghana and the United States and take a study from their electoral bodies on how to conduct free, fair, transparent, and credible general election.The PDP in a statement issued by its spokesman,[...]

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Recession: PDP advises FG to allow free market economy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to permit a free market economy that will allow Nigerians to actively participate in the economic space to boost productive sectors.Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP’s National Publicity Secretary, in a statement in Abuja on Sunday said this would bring Nigeria’s economy back from the recession.Ologbondiyan urged[...]

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#EndSARS: Be careful on clampdown, seizures, PDP Reps urge FG

The Peoples Democratic Party Caucus in the House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to handle issues arising from the recent #EndSARS protests with utmost caution and show respect for the youth.The caucus stated that the government must follow all democratic principles in dealing with those arrested due to their involvement in the[...]

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2023 Presidency: Mass defection looms in South East PDP

Ahead of the 2023 Presidential elections, some prominent leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from South East geopolitical zone have threatened to dump the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, if the presidential ticket was not ceded to the zone.The PDP leaders also vowed not to take vice presidential position from the[...]

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Lagos East bye-election: PDP urges INEC to ensure only qualified people vote

The Campaign Organisation of Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial Candidate for the forthcoming Lagos East bye-election, has urged INEC and security agencies to ensure only qualified people are allowed to vote.Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, the Media Director of the Campaign Organisation, made this appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria[...]

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#EndSARS Protests: PDP directs half-flown party’s flag nationwide

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has directed that its flag at all the party’s offices be flown at half-mast for a period of one week, beginning from Friday.The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday in reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast on the #EndSARS[...]

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Lagos East Senatorial slot: PDP wants Abiru sacked from October 31 bye-election

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Lagos has called for the disqualification of the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Tokunbo Abiru in the forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District scheduled for October 31 over what it called “voter fraud.”Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, Media Director to PDP senatorial candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, made the call in a statement on Sunday.The[...]

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Ondo poll: Jegede’s time has come —PDP govs

The Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum has expressed its support for the party’s candidate in the Saturday Ondo State governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede.The Forum Chairman and Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal made the declaration in a statement issued by the Director-General of the forum, C.I.D. Maduabum in Abuja on Sunday.According to the governors, the “time”[...]

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We will replicate Edo election victory in Lagos, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed determination to replicate the victory recorded in the Edo State Governorship election in Lagos State.This was contained in a press statement by PDP’s spokesperson in Lagos, Taofik Gani.In the statement titled, ‘Edo victory, we are fired up’, Gani said Godwin Obaseki’s victory has strengthened PDP’s determination to win the[...]

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Rig Edo, Ondo elections and face wrath of God, Secondus warns APC

NATIONAL Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus has warned the ruling All Progressive Congress against rigging the Edo and Ondo state elections fixed for September 19 and October 10 this year to avoid the wrath of God.Secondus gave the warning when he led other chieftains of the party to Akure, the Ondo[...]

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Lagos By-election: PDP holds primaries Sept 5

The People Democratic Party (PDP) will hold its primary elections for the Lagos East Senatorial district and Kosofe Constituency II House of Assembly on Sept. 5.The spokesperson for the party in Lagos, Mr Taofik Gani, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on WednesdayNAN recalls that the Independent National Electoral[...]

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Ondo: PDP names Makinde head of campaign council

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday named the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, as Chairman of its 145 member campaign council for the Ondo State Governorship Election slated for October 10.The council has all the state governors elected under the platform of the party.This was contained in a notice released[...]

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