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INEC Server: Atiku, PDP kick against tribunal ruling, vow to take case to Supreme Court

INEC Server: Atiku, PDP kick against tribunal ruling, vow to take case to Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, have kicked against Monday’s unanimous ruling of the presidential election tribunal which threw out their application seeking an order  to grant them access to inspect the central server allegedly used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to transmit results of the last general election. Both the party and ... Read More »

Tribunal Rejects Atiku, PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC’s Server

Tribunal Rejects Atiku, PDP’s Request To Inspect INEC’s Server

*Atiku The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on Monday struck out the request by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate in the last election, to inspect the controversial Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) server which they claimed the electoral body used to transmit and collate results of the 2019 presidential election. In a unanimous ... Read More »

PDP Congratulates NASS New Leadership…Charges Lawmakers to Guard Legislative Independence and Rule of Law

PDP Congratulates NASS New Leadership…Charges Lawmakers to Guard Legislative Independence and Rule of Law

L-R: Lawan, Gbajabiamila* “On our part, the PDP, as a party, will remain truly committed to the welfare of Nigerians. We shall continue to keep our focus on the quest for good governance, national cohesion and economic wellbeing of the people, even as we pursue our collective aspiration for the successful retrieval of our stolen Presidential mandate at the tribunal.” ... Read More »

Breaking: Atiku, PDP win round one as Justice Bulkachuwa withdraws from  presidential election petition

Breaking: Atiku, PDP win round one as Justice Bulkachuwa withdraws from presidential election petition

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his party secured a major victory on Wednesday as the President of the Court of Appeal and Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT), Justice Zainab Bulkachua withdrew from presiding over the petition they filled against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari of ... Read More »

PDP demands NASS probe of Buhari’s government on borrowing, handling of funds

PDP demands NASS probe of Buhari’s government on borrowing, handling of funds

Against the backdrop of the rise of the nation’s debt stock from N12.12 trillion in 2015 to N24.38 trillion in 2018, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, has called for a probe of  the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government and the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency over alleged unwholesome borrowings and handling of funds. The party describes as saddening and devastating that ... Read More »

We will not share ‘juicy’ Senate posts with PDP, vows APC

We will not share ‘juicy’ Senate posts with PDP, vows APC

The  ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday said it would not share principal offices and  ‘juicy’committee slots in the Senate with the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The party’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Lanre Isa-Onilu, said this at a press conference at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja. “My emphasis is on the fact that we are not going ... Read More »

PDP’s ‘illegal’ access to INEC server: Keyamo petitions IGP, DSS

PDP’s ‘illegal’ access to INEC server: Keyamo petitions IGP, DSS

the PDP and its Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have gone ahead to file an Election Petition against the clear victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and have repeated the same outlandish claim of having access to INEC’s server which shows that they have some purported results at their disposal giving “victory” to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.’ Director, Strategic Communications, All Progressives ... Read More »

Breaking: Jimi Agbaje dumps PDP

Breaking: Jimi Agbaje dumps PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship candidate in the just concluded governorship election in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje has dumped the party over unresolved crisis. Agbaje had been having a running battle with PDP leaders in Lagos as they accused him of diverting money meant for campaign during the polls in Lagos. Agbaje, in a statement said it was necessary ... Read More »

Gbenga Daniel Quits Partisan Politics, Writes Secondus

Gbenga Daniel Quits Partisan Politics, Writes Secondus

Former governor of Ogun State a chieftain of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has withdrawn from partisan politics. In a letter written to the chairman of the party,Prince Uche Secondus, Daniel explained that the decision is entirely personal and he will be ready to take another vocation and the new challenges. Read full letter. The National Chairman, Peoples ... Read More »

APC, PDP in Sokoto bicker over alleged plot to remove Sultan

APC, PDP in Sokoto bicker over alleged plot to remove Sultan

The Sokoto state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the All Progressive Congress (APC) reversal of its alleged threat to remove Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar, from his office as an afterthought. Alhaji Ibrahim Milgoma, the PDP Chairman in the state disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday. He said the content of APC’s ... Read More »

PDP demands stoppage of collation of presidential election results by INEC

PDP demands stoppage of collation of presidential election results by INEC

The main opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded immediate halt to the ongoing collation of results of Saturday’s presidential election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The party said collation of results must be stopped until data from the smart card reader accreditation at the polling units are made available to all the parties in the election. At ... Read More »

Don’t be fooled by PDP’s desperate attempt to discredit the election, APC tells Nigerians, International Community

Don’t be fooled by PDP’s desperate attempt to discredit the election, APC tells Nigerians, International Community

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged on Nigerians, foreign media and observer groups to be wary of the designs of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to discredit the ongoing electoral process. Festus Keyamo (SAN), spokesman of APC Presidential Campaign Organization made the appeal in a statement issued on Monday. The statement read: “It has become imperative to issue ... Read More »

Breaking: PDP rejects Presidential and NASS election results

Breaking: PDP rejects Presidential and NASS election results

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the presidential and parliamentary election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday said the results being announced by INEC are inflated in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. According to Secondus, the ... Read More »

APC alleges collusion between Akwa Ibom REC and PDP… Calls for his removal

APC alleges collusion between Akwa Ibom REC and PDP… Calls for his removal

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Akwa Ibom State chapter, has alleged a “grand collusion” of Mr Mike Igini, the State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to pervert the forthcoming electoral process. The state chairman of APC, Hon. Ini Okopido, in a letter dated 18th February, 2019 and addressed to Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent Electoral ... Read More »

PDP kicks against elections postponement, asks INEC Chairman to resign

PDP kicks against elections postponement, asks INEC Chairman to resign

The Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the new dates announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the conduct of the general elections. The party alleged that shoddy arrangements for the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission was a deliberate agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari to cling on to power even when it said it was obvious to him ... Read More »

PDP Raises Alarm on Heavy Security Deployment to Kwara

PDP Raises Alarm on Heavy Security Deployment to Kwara

The People’s Democratic Party ( PDP) has raised alarm over alleged heavy security deployment to Kwara state. In a press statement issued by it’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan, the party said: “The attention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been drawn to the heavy deployment of top security chiefs to Kwara State, the home state of the President ... Read More »

FG Exposes Alleged PDP’s Plan To Orchestrate Crisis, Trigger Panic Ahead Of Polls

FG Exposes Alleged PDP’s Plan To Orchestrate Crisis, Trigger Panic Ahead Of Polls

With just a few days to the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Federal Government has alerted the nation to the alleged last-minute desperate plot by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to “orchestrate a crisis and trigger a sense of panic among the populace, in furtherance of their plan to discredit the election and cause a constitutional crisis.” In a statement ... Read More »

El-Rufai’s Body Bag Comment/Police Deployment to Kwara: PDP Threatens To Pull Out of Peace Accord

El-Rufai’s Body Bag Comment/Police Deployment to Kwara: PDP Threatens To Pull Out of Peace Accord

By Kola Ologbondiyan The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), after due consideration of comments, threats and incendiary actions by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Buhari Presidency, which are directly inimical to a peaceful, free and fair election, the PDP is left with no option than to consider a review of its signatory in the national peace accord, if no ... Read More »

PDP expresses shock over crash of Osinbajo’s helicopter, calls for probe

PDP expresses shock over crash of Osinbajo’s helicopter, calls for probe

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed shock on the crash landing of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s helicopter on Saturday in Kabba, Kogi State. While thanking God on the safety of Osinbajo and members of his entourage, the party in a statement signed by Kola Ologbondiyan, National Publicity Secretary and Director, Media & Publicity PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, however called for ... Read More »

PDP campaign DG defects to APC

PDP campaign DG defects to APC

The Director General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign organisation in Gombe State, Alhaji Bala Bello Tinka has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He announced his defection after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at State House, Abuja, on Thursday night. Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina in a statement, said Tinka Point, has pledged his allegiance to the APC, ... Read More »