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Obaseki Emerges PDP Gubernatorial Candidate In Upcoming Edo Election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has emerged the winner of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) gubernatorial primaries in the state. Obaseki emerged the party’s governorship candidate on Thursday after his closest rival to the PDP election ticket Ken Imasaugbon stepped down from the race minutes into the exercise. With Obaseki’s emergence as PDP’s candidate, the governor faces…

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Joins PDP After Resigning From APC

Days after Edo State state governor dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC), Godwin Obaseki picked up his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital. The governor made the announcement on his official Twitter handle on Friday June 19. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader…

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Nigerians React As Oyo State Governor Apologizes For Holding PDP Rally Amid Coronavirus Scare

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, apologised for allowing a Peoples Democratic Party ‘mega rally’ in the state amid coronavirus outbreak after Nigerians described the action as ‘irresponsible’, ‘insensitive’ and ‘disappointing’ No fewer than a thousand persons were present at the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) rally, which had other governors of the party in attendance…

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PDP Candidate, Douye Diri Declared Winner Of Bayelsa Election By INEC

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa, Senator Duoye Diri has been declared the new governor-elect of the state by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu made this announcement on Friday at the INEC headquarters in Abuja while the winner’s certificate was presented to him later on in the day.…

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PDP Responsible For Tinubu, Oshiomhole, El-Rufai’s 2023 Posters – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of being behind the recent 2023 campaign posters of some chieftains of the ruling party. The APC dissociated itself and its members whose names and images appeared on the posters, saying the PDP circulated them to achieve a failed devilish aim. Those…

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PDP Kicks Against Makinde’s Nomination Of 27-Year-Old APC Member As Commissioner

For several hours on Thursday, leaders of the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party protested the nomination of 27-year-old Seun Fakorede as commissioner at the screening session of the state house of assembly. The ruling party described his nomination as “unguarded” ‘because Fakorede is allegedly from the opposition All Progressives Congress. Justifying their…

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APC Warns Atiku Against “Acting Like President”

The All Progressives Congress has accused the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, of making public statements on issues constitutionally reserved for the duly elected head of government or his designees. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said Atiku as a former Vice President ought to…

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Send List Of Ministerial Nominees To EFCC For Further Screening – PDP Tells Senate

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday urged the Senate to further give credibility to its ministerial screening by sending the names of the ministerial nominees to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for further investigation and screening. The PDP National Publicity Secretary,  Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement also stated that the screening must have…

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US Travel Ban On Nigerian Politicians Show 2019 Election Was Rigged – Atiku

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 election, Atiku Abubakar, has said that the current travel ban imposed by the United States on some politicians in Nigeria has validated his claim that the presidential election was rigged in favour of the All Progressives Congress and President Muhammadu Buhari. The former…

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