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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‘He is desperate’ – PDP reacts to Deputy Governor’s resignation

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state has reacted to the exit of the deputy governor and governorship aspirant of the party Hon Agboola Ajayi saying it’s of no effect to the party.In a statement in swift response to Ajayi resignation from the party, its Publicity Secretary, Kennedy lkantu Peretei in Akure said that[...]

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Ondo PDP Primary: Ondo Deputy Governor accepts defeat

Deputy governor of Ondo state Hon Agboola Ajayi, who lost the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party has accepted defeat saying that he contested many forces in the election.The 2016 governorship candidate of the PDP, Eyitayo Jegede defeated Ajayi in a keenly contested election polling 888 to Ajayi 657 votes.Reacting to the outcome of[...]

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Oath taking in viral video unsettles Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State was on Monday unsettled by a viral video, which showed some members loyal to former governor, Ayodele Fayose, purportedly swearing to an oath.In the five-minute video, during a meeting of ward leaders and executives in the Ijero council area, the attendees took turns to make a vow to[...]

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PDP primary: Ondo deputy gov not a threat, says Jegede

Barely 48 hours to the Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party governorship primary, one of the party’s aspirants, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, has expressed confidence that he will emerge victorious.Jegede said this in Akure, on Monday.The former Ondo State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice said he was not threatened by the presence of the state deputy[...]

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ONDO 2020: Disqualified PDP aspirant declares support for defected Deputy gov

DISQUALIFIED aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party in. Ondo state, Chief Bamidele Akingboye has declared his support for the defected deputy governor Hon Agboola Ajayi.Akingboye was the only aspirants of the party disqualified by the screening panel headed by former House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.Two aspirants Godday Erewa and Akingboye were initially disqualified by[...]

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PDP urges FG to prosecute Magu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded for the prosecution of suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu if found wanting.PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said the demand became necessary after reviewing the reported circumstances surrounding the investigation of Magu.Ologbondiyan[...]

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