“APC destroyed Nigerian economy, all institutions built in 16yrs” – PDP Govs.

PDP Govs.

Governors elected under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP), have accused the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), of running down the nation’s economy and inflicting untold hardship on Nigerians. The governors, under the umbrella body of PDP Governors, expressed dismay and grave concern over what they called “unprecedented hardship faced by the majority of Nigerians as a result of the dismal performance of the APC-led federal government”. They also frowned at the long delay in the minimum wage negotiations. Rising from a meeting hosted by Enugu State Governor,…

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Rivers: ‘​Court didn’t declare Amaewhule, 26 others as PDP Assembly members’ – State govt.

Rivers Assembly

The Rivers State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Dagogo Iboroma, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, (SAN), has explained that the State High Court in the State did not declare that Martin Amaewhule and 26 others are still members of the People’s Democratic Party, (PDP), and the State House of Assembly. Iboroma noted that the news that the court affirmed the lawmakers were still members of PDP and RSHA was misleading, stressing that the information is meant to deceive the public. Iboroma, who is the 3rd defendant in the suit, in…

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“​Invite EFCC, ICPC to probe el-Rufa’i” – PDP urges Gov. San

PDP on el Rufa'i

The Peoples’ Democratic Party, (PDP), has urged Kaduna State Governor, Uba Sani, to invite the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, (ICPC), to further investigate former governor Nasir el-Rufa’i over his indictment by the State’s House of Assembly. This was contained in a statement issued by the State Publicity Secretary, Abraham Catoh, on Friday. Catoh added that el Rufa’i’s indictments by the legislative arm have vindicated the party. “The reports of the Kaduna State House of Assembly investigations on financial expenditure of the immediate…

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“I support merger of Labour Party with PDP to make Nigeria great”- Peter Obi

Peter Obi Atiku

Peter Obi and former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, says he is open to merging the Labour Party (LP) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the 2027 presidential election. Obi, who is the LP’s candidate in the 2023 poll, said this during an interview broadcast on Saturday on YouTube, weeks after former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar hosted Obi. “If the merger is to be able to govern Nigeria properly, unlock all those things that will make Nigeria a better place, I’m for it. If it’s just a merger for election or…

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2027 Presidency: Atiku hints on PDP/LP merger, as quest to unseat Tinubu intensifies

Atiku Abubakar

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the 2023 election, Atiku Abubakar, has hinted at the possibility of supporting his Labour Party (LP) counterpart in the last election, Peter Obi, in 2027. The former Vice-President, who is currently on a merger talk with stakeholders of some opposition political parties, has said he will not hesitate to support Obi in the next election if the Party picks the former Anambra State governor. According to earlier reports, Atiku gave the hint in an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)…

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2027: “We’ll follow him to PDP” – Obi’s supporters react to Atiku’s willingness  to step down for him if…

Atiku Obi supporters

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar’s declaration that he would be willing to step down for Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the last election, should the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) agree to hand him the ticket, has continued to elicit reactions from Nigerians. While many of Obi’s supporters say they will gladly follow him back to the PDP, some of those who support Atiku’s ambition insist that he would not step down for anyone, and are instead urging the former Anambra State governor…

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“I’ll support Obi in 2027 if…” – Atiku

Atiku on Obi

The 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has said that if in 2027, the party decides that it is the South-East’s turn and selects Peter Obi as its candidate, he will readily offer his support. According to him, “I have said repeatedly, and I even said it before the 2023 general elections, that if the PDP decides to zone the presidential ticket to the South or South-East specifically, I won’t contest it. As long as it’s the decision of the party, I will abide by…

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Protesters storm PDP headquarters in Abuja

PDP protesters

Protesters yesterday flooded the premises of the national headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja, throwing their support for the Acting National Chairman of the Party, Umar Damagun and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory,  (FCT), Nyesom Wike. The protesters, who displayed  placards with inscriptions pledging support for Wike and Damagun, alleged that some people within the PDP are trying to cause disaffection among the leadership. The protest occured barely an hour before the meeting of the PDP Governors Forum, and 24 hours before the PDP National…

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PDP NEC meeting: Tension, as Atiku, NASS members, Govs., Wike renew battle for party’s soul

PDP battle

Indications have emerged to suggest that the next few days are expected to be turbulent times for the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), as major gladiators within the it are jostling for the soul of the former ruling party. Findings have revealed that the leadership as well as the ranks of the Party is sharply divided into two broad camps ahead of the scheduled meetings of the major organs with regards to the fate of the Acting National Chairman, Amb. Umar Illya Damagum, to continue in office. Recall that…

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60 Rep. members demand immediate resignation of PDP chair, Damagun

Damagum

…Accuse him of anti-party activities Sixty People Demicratic Party, (PDP) federal lawmakers, under the aegis of opposition lawmaker’s coalition, are demanding resignation of the Acting Chairman of Party, Umar Damagun, to pave way for North-Central person to emerge as acting chairman, pending the conduct of convention as required by the party’s Constitution. This is as the lawmakers accused the PDP chairman of anti-party activities, alleging that he has plans to hand over the party PDP to the APC. The lawmakers also threatened to quit the party if the alleged doctored…

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