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Ekiti 2018: PDP Dismisses Fayose’s Endorsement of Deputy

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti State has insisted that it is yet to have a candidate for the coming governorship election, despite the open endorsement of the deputy governor, Olusola Kolapo, by the governor, Ayo Fayose. The party is witnessing internal tensions following the governor’s choice of his deputy …

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Buhari Knocked As Atiku And Fayose Meet in Ekiti

A former Vice – President , Atiku Abubakar , and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose , met behind closed doors in Ado Ekiti on Wednesday . The two are eyeing the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 elections. They went into a private meeting after addressing …

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Adeyeye Kicks Against Ekiti Govt’s Move To Stop Media Coverage Of Declaration

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship in Ekiti State, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has accused the state government of ordering some television stations not to cover his public declaration scheduled for today (Wednesday). The affected stations which are on government retainer-ship include Africa Independent Television (AIT), Channels Television, Silverbird Television (STV), Murrhi …

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Ekiti 2018: We are ready for Fayemi, APC – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said he and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are ready for the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr Kayode Fayemi and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 governorship election in the state. Recall that Fayemi’s posters had flooded Ekiti …

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2019: PDP Begins Search For Presidential Flag Bearer

Ekiti PDP

Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the People Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibrin, has announced the search of an acceptable candidate to fly the party’s flag in the 2019 presidential election. Jibrin while addressing a PDP youth group at Legacy House, the party’s campaign headquarters Abuja clarified that the search …

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Ekiti 2018 : Ex-Speaker Decamps to APC in Ekiti

Former Speaker of old Ondo State House of Assembly, Chief Femi Akinyemi, on Wednesday dumped the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State. Akinyemi joined the APC in his Unit 001, Aafin Compound, Usi Ward, Usi-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area alongside scores of …

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MUST READ! Report of the Panel Setup to Probe Fayemi

The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose to probe the management of finances during the administration of his predecessor and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has submitted its report. The report is already causing ripples among political gladiators in the …

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Fayose is Pharaoh in Ekiti -Prince Adeyeye

A former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has accused the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose of trying to muscle the party in the state. He, therefore, called on the national leadership of the party to call Fayose to order. Adeyeye accused the …

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Why We Supported Uche Secondus – PDP Governors

Ekiti PDP

State governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have explained that they supported the emergence of Prince Uche Secondus as national chairman of the party because of his strength, character and honesty. This came as Secondus prophesied that the new National Working Committee (NWC) would drive …

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Ekiti LG Poll: PDP Win All 16 Lgas

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has won in all the 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ekiti State in Saturday’s election into Chairmanship and Councillorship seats keenly contested for by five politically parties in the state. The parties included Action Democratic Party, (ADP), National Democratic Liberty Party, (NDLP), Peoples’ Democratic …

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PDP Chairmanship: Wike Owes No Apology To South-west – Ogunlewe

Ekiti PDP

Former Minister of Works, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe has reacted to recent reports that the South-west was being mistreated by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP following the results of the party’s national convention. Ogunlewe believes that Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike who is alleged to have influenced the emergence of Secondus …

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PDP Needs South-west To Succeed, Says Dickson

Ekiti PDP

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Post-Convention Committee on Reconciliation, who is also the Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has said the party will need the full support of its members in the South-West to effectively execute its plan to regain political power in 2019. The Special Adviser …

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Buhari Has Not Disappointed — Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says his pursuit for change made him to leave his former party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr. Amaechi said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, …

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PDP Has Now Been Reduced To A Regional Party – APC

Ekiti PDP

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued the statement below in reaction to the emergence of Uche Secondus as national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr. Secondus was elected at Saturday’s convention of the party amid allegations of vote buying and ballot rigging. At least one …

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PDP Clears Ladoja, Adedoja, 7 Others For National Chairmanship Seat

Ekiti PDP

Less than 24 hours to its national convention, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, screening committee on has cleared former governor Rashidi Ladoja, Prof. Taoheed Adedoja and all the remaining seven national chairmanship aspirants to participate in the party’s national convention. The other aspirants are Otunba Gbenga Daniel, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, …

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Atiku Will Speak At Saturday’s National Convention –PDP

Ekiti PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has said former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar will not vote at its December 9 national convention, which holds at the Eagle Square, Abuja. It says this is because of the provision of the party’s constitution that deals with new entrants into the party. However, the party said …

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PDP Chairmanship: North Dumps South-West

Ekiti PDP

Strong indications emerged yesterday that the 19 northern states and the FCT chapters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have resolved to ditch the South-west in the race for the national chairmanship of the party. If that happens, it means former acting national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, may as …

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2019 Elections: PDP Will Emerge A Stronger Party – Jonathan

Ekiti PDP

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will emerge stronger and solid after the completion of the December 9 National Convention. Jonathan said that an elected National Working Committee will set in motion the preparation for the 2019 General Elections adding that this will solidify …

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APC Has Let Nigerians Down – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed the Nigerian people. Atiku, who said this on Sunday in a Facebook video, also announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “I want to let you know that I am returning home to the …

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2019: ‘Buhari Should Go Home And Rest’ – Dogowa

Buhari

Senator Mas’ud El-Jibrin Dogowa, first elected Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kano State, has told President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Speaking in an interview with the Sun on Sunday, Dogowa said the inability of the president to tackle security and economic challenges facing …

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PDP Warns Chairmanship Aspirants Against Verbal Attacks

Ekiti PDP

LAGOS—PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday warned aspirants to the chairmanship position of the party to stop unwarranted attacks on the leadership. According to the party, the leadership has done nothing to favour any aspirant from any zone to warrant attacks The party’s reaction came against the backdrop of allegations by …

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Atiku Decamps From APC

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has resigned from the All Progressives Congress. Abubakar confirmed this in a statement he personally signed on Friday. He also gave reasons for quitting the party. However, he did not state which party he intends to join, but said he is pondering on his …

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Atiku Has Taken Over Adamawa PDP, Member Writes Makarfi

A former Special Assistant to Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Umar Ardo, has called for the cancellation of the results of last Saturday ward congresses in Adamawa State. He accused Atiku of hijacking the party in the state. Atiku, a former member of …

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PDP Reps Plot Protest Against Buhari Over Budget 2018

ABUJA-APPARENTLY disatistisfied with the level of budget implementation for 2016 and 2017 fiscal years, members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the House on Tuesday vowed to stage a protest as President Muhammadu presents Budget 2018. The PDP members after leaving the executive session on the floor of the …

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Senator Olujimi Reports Fayose to PDP NEC

Abiodun-Olujimi

The National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party has expressed worry over the way the Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, is conducting the affairs of the party in his state. The worry was said to have followed the motion raised by Senator Abiodun Olujimi, who represents …

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2019: Plot To Dump Buhari Thickens

The plot to possibly prevent President Muhammadu Buhari from having an automatic ticket to contest the 2019 presidential election appears to be thickening by the day, as some prominent political figures of northern extraction have thrown their weights behind the South- West Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which …

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“I Will Never Return To PDP” – Olusegun Obasanjo

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has vowed never to return to the Peoples Democratic Party. This was what he told journalists after he met with the National Caretaker Chairman of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, behind closed-doors. The meeting was held at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, which …

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