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APC in trouble as 33 House of Reps members defect to PDP

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Thirty seven members of the House of Representatives formerly in the fold of the All Progressive Congress (APC), have dumped the party and moved to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and African Democratic Congress (ADC).

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PDP Reps. celebrate defection of 15 APC senators

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Members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in House of Representatives celebrated on Tuesday as news of the defection of 15 senators from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to PDP was announced.

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BREAKING: Fresh crisis in PDP as Jerry Gana, others ‘sack’ party chairman, Modu Sheriff

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Fresh crisis has erupted in the opposition Peoples Democratic Party after a former Minister of Information and a founding member of the party, Jerry Gana, led a group of other leading members to announce the takeover of the party from its national chairman, Ali Sheriff. Mr. Gana, who appears to head a group within the PDP called “Concerned Stakeholders”, met …

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NASS Rerun Polls: Amaechi dares Wike relocates to Rivers

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport

Former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi has dared the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, to come out with all his ‘criminals ‘ in the March 19 National and State Assembly re-run in Rivers State as he has threatened. He said the All Progressives Congress, APC members would be waiting. Amaechi made this known while …

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PDP distances self from fake online portal

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disassociated itself from a fake online portal opened in the name of the party. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Richard Ihediwa, Special Assistant to the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Olisa Metuh, on Saturday in Abuja.

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APC, FG plan to arrest Ekweremadu, Akpabio, says PDP

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The main opposition party party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party has claimed that the ruling political party, the All Progressives Congress in tandem with federal government are going after their party leaders.

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‘If Sheriff Is A Goliath, Then He Has Met His David’ –Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani Kayode

Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to Senator Ali Modu Sheriff’s threat that he will be dealt with. The former Aviation Minister, in a statement made available to Channels Television, said he is amused by the Senator’s threat and he is waiting with baited breath for his actions. Mr Fani-Kayode who is a member of the PDP and one of the party leaders …

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PDP’s David Mark defeats APC’s Onjeh in the Benue South Rerun election

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By: Bisi Adekunle Senator David Mark, Nigeria’s Senate President between 2007 and 2015 has won Saturday’s rerun election, he defeated his sole challenger, Daniel Onjeh, a 41-year old former students’ leader, who contested on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC). The rerun was conducted after the Appeal Court annulled the March 28, 2015 election which David Mark was initially …

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APC mocks PDP new chair, Modu Sheriff’s 2019 dream

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has mocked the newly-selected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, describing as laughable comments credited to him after his emergence as PDP national chairman.

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Ali Modu Sheriff will reposition PDP – Governors Forum

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The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Governors Forum has expressed confidence in the ability of newly appointed National Chairman of PDP Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, to reposition the party and make it more inclusive.

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New PDP chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff vows to unseat Buhari come 2019

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Newly-appointed national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, on Wednesday vowed to lead the party to regain control of the federal government in 2019. Mr. Sheriff said nothing would stop his party, which lost power in 2015, from ousting the current All Progressives Congress’ administration. Mr. Sheriff is a founding member of the All Progressives Congress. He …

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Ali Modu Sheriff emerges the new PDP National Chairman

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The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) on Tuesday appointed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff the party’s new national chairman. The decision was reached in a meeting of the NEC held at the opposition party’s National Secretariat in Abuja. The decision of the NEC followed the nomination of Senator Sheriff by the National Caucus, a body with membership drawn from the …

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Rivers APC denies members are defecting to PDP

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chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has described claim by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP of mass defection of its members to PDP as crass propaganda being churned out from the charlatanic stable of the PDP Chairman in Rivers state, Bro Felix Obuah and his media assistant, Jerry Needam.

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CONFESSION: How we rigged Ekiti poll for Fayose – Ex-PDP secretary

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A former Secretary of the Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Temitope Aluko, has alleged that former President Goodluck Jonathan gave Governor Ayo Fayose N4.7bn cash to prosecute the June 21, 2014 governorship election in the state. Aluko said the money was used to defeat the then Governor of the state, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who was the …

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PDP Reps fault Buhari’s budget as it passes 2nd redaing

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The Appropriation Bill 2016 passed the second reading in the House of Representatives in Abuja on Tuesday. This emanated from a unanimous adoption of the bill for a second reading by the lawmakers during plenary. The bill extensively debate by the lawmakers, was referred to the Committee on Appropriation and its relevant sub-committees by the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr …

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Face reality PDP is dead, Aregbesola tells Fayose

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Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Tuesday advised his counterpart from Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose to face the reality of the death of his political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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National chairman: PDP raises 18-man search team

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Top leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), including five serving governors, have raised an 18-man search team for a credible member as the next National chairman of the party.

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Bayelsa Polls: PDP jubilates, says it’s a painful victory

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the people of Bayelsa State for their support for its candidate, Governor Henry Seriake Dickson, over his victory at the just-concluded governorship election in the state.

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#BayelsaDecides: PDP still in the lead after early results

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Governor Seriake Dickson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seems to be consolidating on his early victory in the Bayelsa governorship race.

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PDP demands immediate release of Olisa Metuh

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately release its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh.

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PDP inaugurates 53-member rebrand committee headed by Raymond Dokpesi

High Cheif Raymond Dokpesi, Chairman CEO DAAR Communication

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday inaugurated a 53-member committee to rebrand and refocus the party for the 2019 general elections. The committee, headed by media mogul, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, is charged with the responsibility of organising stakeholders’ conference with participants from the six geopolitical zones. The conference was earlier put on hold to allow the party leadership to receive …

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APC Lists New Cases Of Looting Under Previous Administration

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday listed what it calls “new instances of the insane looting of the treasury by some officials of the Goodluck Jonathan administration”.  The party maintained that the corruption mess that characterized the administration was so pervasive that until it is cleaned, Nigeria will not be able to actualize its potentials. A press statement by …

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Anti-Saraki senators demand Ekweremadu’s resignation

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The crisis set off by the recent election of the principal officers of the National Assembly may be far from over despite the All Progressives Congress’ recent assurance that it has put its house in order. Aggrieved APC senators, on Saturday, demanded for the immediate resignation of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The senators, who are loyal to Senator …

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IMPEACHMENT: Gov. Fayose boasts “Nobody can remove me”

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Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday declared that nobody can impeach him. He described himself as a “one-man political army to defend the state from invaders”. The governor spoke when members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) visited him. Led by the Acting National Chairman, Uche Secondus, the PDP NWC warned the All Progressives …

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PDP Heading for Self Destruction –David Mark

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As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) awaits the outcome of the post-election committee set up to investigate the party’s loss in the 2015 March/April elections, the Senate President, David Mark, has warned that unless the in-fighting in the PDP is brought to an end, the party may be “heading for final destruction”.

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I have cogent evidence to prove Adamu Mu’azu sold PDP to APC -Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday launched a blistering attack on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman Adamu Mu’azu and members of the National Working Committee (NWC). He insisted that they must quit because of the party’s failure in the elections. Denying any role in the failure of the party, the NWC, through its spokesman Olisa Metuh on Monday said the blame …

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IMPEACHMENT SAGA: Fayose mobilises NURTW and Okada riders against impeachment move by APC Lawmakers

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There appears to be no end in sight to the current face-off between the 19 All Progressives Congress, APC, lawmakers in the Ekiti State House of Assembly and Governor Ayo Fayose. Some 20 minutes after leaving a church service where the clergyman advised the governor to embrace peace by reconciling with APC lawmakers, Gov. Fayose made a live broadcast on …

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Al-Makura Favoured In Nasarawa Guber Poll

Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura

Going by the trickles of results announced at various polling units across the state, the chance of Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura of the All Progressives Congress (APC) returning is alive. Almakura, who was hitherto thought to have only Lafia as his stronghold is proving pundits wrong by pulling surprises in all the local government areas in the state. Findings by …

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Guber Polls: Patience Jonathan wants INEC to rig Rivers State – Amaechi

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AHEAD of the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections, the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, of pressurising the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies to rig the governorship election in the state. Amaechi, who observed that President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife was in Okrika, her hometown, for the …

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LAGOS GUBER RACE: Ambode pledges Not to hike LASU school fees if elected

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The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC, in Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has stated that if voted in this Saturday, he will not increase the school fees of Lagos State University LASU. LASU school fees had been reduced by governor Babatunde Fashola administration from N198,750 to N25,000. Ambode who disclosed this during a radio programme at UNILAG …

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