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Coup Alert! Buratai should expose people approaching soldiers for political reasons – Ohaneze Ndigbo

If the military comes Nigerians will drive them away with their bare hands! – Ex Director of DSS Regional bodies, the Peoples Democratic Party, civil rights groups and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria among others, on Wednesday, urged military officers and other individuals toying with the idea of a coup in Nigeria to perish the thought.   Among those that ...

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Benue: 500 APC members defect to PDP ahead of June 3 LGA election

At least 500 supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), including some of the executive members of the party, both present and past, have defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ohimini local government area of Benue State, Leadership reports. The defection comes on the heels of the emergence of Arc. Eric Adokwu as PDP’s flag bearer in ...

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PDP is sunk and gone after Ahmadu Ali and I left it and Nigeria would not die like it– Former President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, died after he and the party’s former National Chairman, Ahmadu Ali, left it. He stated this in Abeokuta at a symposium titled ‘Purpose and Utilitarian Values of Presidential Libraries’, held as part of the programme for his 80th birthday celebration. Mr. Obasanjo, who was the former Chairman of ...

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PDP Crisis: Sheriff’s minority Can Not hijack PDP – Gboyega Oguntuase

The factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti State , Barr. Gboyega Oguntuase, has vowed that committed members of the party will resist attempt by Ali Modu Sheriff and other ”co-conspirators” to hijack the party via legal technicality. Oguntuase said Sheriff belongs to a minority group with no national spread in the PDP to win any election, describing the Ahmed Makarfi ‘sgroup ...

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PDP declared winners of local government chairmanship seats in Taraba, Gombe and Rivers states

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, candidates have been declared winners of 13 local government chairmanship seats so far by the Taraba State Independent Electoral Commission. The PDP had also won all the local government chairmanship and councillorship seats in neighbouring Gombe State. The party also won the two parliamentary seats in the rerun election in Rivers State. Philip Duwe, the ...

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan declares support for Ali Sheriff as PDP national chairman

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday declared support for Ali Sheriff as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party. The former president spoke after a meeting with Mr. Sheriff and some members of his group in Abuja. Mr. Sheriff, was affirmed the party’s national chairman by the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division, last week. Those at the meeting ...

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Breaking: Ali Modu Sheriff confirmed as PDP chairman by The Appeal Court

The Court of Appeal has declared Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The court sitting in sitting in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state, on Friday, February 17 declared the decision taking at the May 21 Port-Harcourt convention of the party as null and void, Tribune reports. The three judges presiding over the case in a ...

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Makarfi is ‘counterfeit’ I remain the authentic PDP Chairman – Sheriff

Embattled factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, has reiterated that he remains the authentic leader of the party, stressing that any other Chairman is “counterfeit, carbon-copy and a photocopy.” The former Borno State Governor made the declaration while addressing party members loyal to him in Agbor, Delta State, on Tuesday. Both Sheriff and the ...

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PDP remains Nigeria’s strongest and biggest party and will win next general election in 2019 – Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party remains Nigeria’s strongest and biggest party despite losing the 2015 presidential election, and will win the next general election, former President Goodluck Jonathan has said. Mr. Jonathan said current efforts at reforming the party are “a clear sign” the PDP will win in 2019. The former president said this on Monday in Abuja while receiving a ...

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PDP has a chance in 2019 as most politicians that destroyed it have defected to the APC – Tony Anenih

Chief Tony Anenih, a former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BoT) has advised the leadership of the party to strive hard to rebuild the party ahead of the 2019 elections so it can challenge the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).   Anenih said most politicians that destroyed PDP have defected to the APC   Addressing ...

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