Christmas: PDP berates Tinubu for subjecting Nigerians to hardship

…Urges unity, love The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to use the occasion of Christmas, the festival of the birth of Jesus Christ to strengthen the bond of love and unity despite the hardship, pain and misery brought upon the nation by the divisive and suppressive policies of the Tinubu-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. This is even as the Party, the governors under the platform of PDP, congratulated the Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde, as he marked his birthday on Christmas day. The PDP, in…

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Supreme Court judgement disappointing – PDP

…Says apex court has failed Nigerians The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday, described judgement of the Supreme Court in the petition filed by the PDP and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against declaration of Bola Tinubu as President, as ‘disappointing’. Atiku and the PDP, as well as Peter Obi and the Labour Party, had filed a case against the declaration of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) and Bola Tinubu as winners of the February 25, 2023 Presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC). An issued statement by the PDP…

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‘APC has reversed all gains made by Nigeria’s founding fathers’ – PDP 

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has called on Nigerians to defend the country’s democracy. In a statement by Debo Ologunagba, its spokesperson, the PDP said Nigeria’s 63rd independence anniversary serves as a wake-up call to all Nigerians to stand in defence of democracy and the rule of law. The PDP accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of reversing all the achievements recorded during “Nigeria’s golden years”. The opposition party noted that the independence of any nation and its sovereignty is embedded in the rights, liberty and freedom of citizens. The…

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‘N617 per litre is extortion; fuel price should be N150’ – PDP dares Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has accused President Bola Tinubu’s administration of extorting Nigerians with the increased N617 pump price of petrol. The PDP, in an issued statement by PDP’s spokesman, Debo Ologunagba, said the price of fuel should not be more than N150 per litre, adding that the increased rate was a maladministration by Tinubu’s government that has shown extreme insensitivity and callousness towards Nigerians. The Party cautioned that the increase is worsening the already suffocating economic situation under the APC, and has the capability of triggering a very…

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PDP raises alarm over alleged threat by APC to intimidate PEPC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday raised alarm over threat by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to intimidate the Presidential Election Petition Court, (PEPC). The party said that the threat contained in the written address by lawyers to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the APC to the PEPC is a pre-emptive move to intimidate the judiciary. According to PDP, “the statement by the lawyers in the said written address threatening crisis and anarchy in the country in the event of the Court ruling that their clients did not meet the…

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PDP reverses suspension of Ortom, Fayose, Anyim, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has squashed the suspension slammed on Governor Samuel Ortom, former Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim, former Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose and others. This was made known in a statement yesterday, by the National Publicity Secretary of the Party, Debo Ologunagba. The leadership of the PDP also reversed the suspension order on former Governor Ibrahim Shema (Katsina). Ortom, who was referred to the Party’s disciplinary committee, has also had the summons reversed. The statement reads: “The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

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PDP denies suspending Iyorchia Ayu

…Signatures were forged for purposes of mischief The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), in the home State of the National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, Benue State, yesterday denied the letter of suspension, saying that their signatures were forged. In a letter addressed to the PDP Chairman in Gboko local government area of Benue State, the executive members of Igyorov Ward, explained that they never endorsed Ayu’s suspension for any reason. Describing the letter as a height of mischief, the Exco said the purported suspension was not in line with due process and…

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2023: ‘Amaechi working for Atiku’ – Rivers PDP alleges

The Rivers chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party Campaign Council, (PDP-CC), has alleged a former Transport Minister, Rotimi Amaechi is a member of the ‘wicked’ cabal punishing the people with fuel and naira-swap crises. The Director of Publicity and Communications, PDP-CC, Chief Ogbonna Nwuke, challenged Amaechi to deny that he was not part of persons making life a nightmare for Nigerians. Nwuke said Amaechi was also working secretly for the PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, alleging the former Rivers Governor recently reconciled with members of the PDP-CC in Rivers  He…

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Zamfara: PDP guber candidate optimistic of Atiku’s victory  

Ahead of the visit of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential flagbearer in the forthcoming general elections, Atiku Abubakar, to Zamfara State, the State’s governorship candidate, Dauda Lawal, has enjoined the people of the State to turn out en masse to receive the former vice president and his entourage. Atiku Abubakar is scheduled to hold the PDP presidential rally today, in Gusau, the capital city of Zamfara. In an issued statement by the Dauda Lawal Media Centre in Gusau yesterday, the governorship candidate said the PDP mega rally provided another opportunity for…

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2023: Atiku promises to unify divided Nigeria, implement restructuring, address insecurity

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar has promised to unify a divided Nigeria, revamp the economy and address insecurity. The former vice-president, who made the promises at the presidential campaign rally of PDP on Monday, at the Oxbow Lake Pavilion, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, in continuation of his presidential campaign, was welcomed by a mammoth crowd at the Ox-Bow Lake Pavilion. He also promised that his government will focus on restructuring the country, and assured the people of Bayelsa State and…

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