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PDP, Atiku Should Apologize To Nigerians, Instead of Appealing Judgment – Lai Mohammed

PDP, Atiku Should Apologize To Nigerians, Instead of Appealing Judgment – Lai Mohammed

  Atiku* The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has asked the PDP and its presidential candidate in the last elections to apologize to Nigerians for willfully distracting the Buhari Administration with a frivolous election petition, instead of appealing the ruling of Wednesday’s Presidential Election Petition Tribunal. Mohammed* In a statement issued in St Petersburg, Russian Federation, on ... Read More »

Breaking: PDP rejects Tribunal judgment, heads to Supreme Court

Breaking: PDP rejects Tribunal judgment, heads to Supreme Court

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected Wednesday’s judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which affirmed the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and dismissed the petition filed by the party and its presidential candidate in the last presidential polls, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. PDP in a press statement on Wednesday evening by Kola Ologbondiyan, its National Publicity Secretary “encouraged Nigerians ... Read More »

Breaking: Tribunal Sacks Osun PDP Rep Member

Breaking: Tribunal Sacks Osun PDP Rep Member

The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Osogbo has annulled the election of Hon. Bamidele Salam, the lawmaker representing Ede Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives. It also ordered a rerun election in selected units within the federal constituency. The Tribunal had in its ruling canceled results of the election in some units in Ede South, Ede North, Ejigbo and ... Read More »

Daniel’s faction of PDP, other opposition parties dissolve into APC in Ogun state

Daniel’s faction of PDP, other opposition parties dissolve into APC in Ogun state

Several notable leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) most of them loyalists of former governor Gbenga Daniel  as well as executives of other opposition parties in Ogun state have dissolved into the All Progressive Congress (APC). The members under the auspices of Gateway Movement at an elaborate meeting held in Abeokuta on Tuesday made the declaration to ... Read More »

Breaking: Supreme Court strikes out Atiku, PDP’s appeal

Breaking: Supreme Court strikes out Atiku, PDP’s appeal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday  struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The appeal which was marked SC/738/2019 was filed against a ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), in which it held that the Atiku and the PDP do not have a reply ... Read More »

PDP BOT Chairman urges Nigerians to embrace RUGA

PDP BOT Chairman urges Nigerians to embrace RUGA

Senator Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Peoples Democratic Party, has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas programme of the Federal Government. Jibrin told newsmen in his Nasarawa country home on Tuesday in Nasarawa State that the proposed settlement policy for herdsmen would promote peace and security in the country. He also explained that the ... Read More »

Ambode denies dumping APC for PDP

Ambode denies dumping APC for PDP

Immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has denied rumours making the rounds that he had dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party( PDP). The denial was contained in a press statement signed by his media aide, Habib Haruna. The statement read “We enjoin the general public, particularly Lagosians to disregard the planted news ... Read More »

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 »