PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others

PDP Convention fallout: Dickson begs Adeniran, Mantu, others The National Reconciliation Committee of the People’s Democratic Party led by Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday visited some aggrieved members as part of efforts to forge a post-convention reconciliation within the party. Among the party members visited by the Dickson team was former National Chairmanship aspirant, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Special Adviser Media Relations to Governor Dickson, Mr Fidelis Soriwei, revealed in a statement in Abuja. Also visited by Dickson were former Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ibrahim Mantu, a former Minister…

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Unity list sweeps all: Uche Secondus elected PDP chairman

Unity list sweeps all: Uche Secondus elected PDP chairman Candidates on the ‘unity list’ led by Uche Secondus swept all the elective posts at the National Convention of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja early Sunday. Secondus was the former acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). His name topped the list in circulation since Friday. He scored 2,000 votes out of 2,396 votes cast at the party’s national convention, which ended in the early hours of Sunday at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Chairman of the Electoral…

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Northern elders, youths disagree over zoning of PDP chairman

Northern elders, youths disagree over zoning of PDP chairman The race for the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has created a sharp division among party members in the North. To that extent, a group of northern elders led by Professor Jerry Gana who preferred the Southwest zone for the national chairman is now pitched against a group of northern youths. The group, led by former Adamawa State acting governor, Umar Fintiri and a former House of Representatives member, Sani Kutigi, had wanted the chairmanship position reserved for…

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PDP National Chairmanship: Dokpesi woos Igbinedion, Ibori, Ize-Iyamu

PDP National Chairmanship: Dokpesi woos Igbinedion, Ibori, Ize-Iyamu Former Governor of Delta, Chief James Ibori, on Friday described Chief Raymond Dokpesi as a passionate loyalist of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he had toiled for the party. Ibori said in Oghara when he received Dokpesi, a national chairmanship aspirant of the party, that the aspirant was enjoying huge confidence of party members because of his record and commitment. He pledged to give necessary support to the aspiration and prayed that God would guide him. Earlier, Dokpesi had told the former…

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PDP Constitutes Committee on Anambra Guber Poll

PDP Constitutes Committee on Anambra Guber Poll The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a Campaign Committee for the Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for November 18. A statement issued by Senator Ben Obi, National Secretary of the party on Wednesday in Abuja, disclosed that the committee would be led by governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta as joint chairmen. Mr Obaze Oseloka, the party’s gubernatorial candidate for Anambra would flag off his campaign on Monday, at the Dennis Memorial…

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PDP’s return in 2019 won’t be easy –Ex-ministers

PDP’s return in 2019 won’t be easy –Ex-ministers Two former ministers, who served in the Peoples Democratic Party PDP-controlled Federal Government, have declared that it will not be easy for the party to return to power in 2019. The two former ministers are a former Minister of Police Affairs, Mallam Maina Maziri, and a former Minister of Women Affairs, Hajia Zainab Maina. They spoke at the official declaration by Prof. Tunde Adeniran to join the race for the national chairmanship election slated for December 9 in Abuja. For the party…

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Reason Nigerians want PDP to reclaim power from Buhari in 2019 – Ex-Minister, Adedoja

Reason Nigerians want PDP to reclaim power from Buhari in 2019 – Ex-Minister, Adedoja Former Minister of Sports and Special Duties, Professor Taoheed Adedoja, has said Nigerians are yearning for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to return to power in 2019. President Muhammadu Buhari (President of Nigeria) Speaking with journalists in Abuja, Adedoja, noted that for Nigerians to be yearning for PDP to return to power under two years was an indication that something was wrong. The former Minister said with discipline, the former ruling party will reclaim power in…

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Breaking News: Crisis as two parties (APC and PDP) clashes over post in Ogolonto….

Bloodshed as two people died and one is nowhere to be found. A clash between supporters of All Progressive Congress (APC) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos has left two people dead and one in exile. Early this morning, It was gathered that three friends under the same political party were victims of a tragic incidence. One of the victim identified as Tunde was hacked to death in his tricycle and  the other Qudus was shot at the entrance of an hotel at Ogolonto Ikorodu area. While the third victim Daniel…

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