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Ex-Governor Daniel challenges Afenifere on Yoruba unity

Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former Governor of Ogun State, has stressed the need for the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, to expand its scope and accommodate stakeholders from across all political parties and interests groups in order to form a strong platform to liberate the Yoruba race.

Senator Ekweremadu: Nigeria’s progress depends on our unity

Nigeria can only make progress if its ethnic nationalities move closer in the spirit of national unity, says Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President.

Segun Osoba faults outrageous pension packages for ex-governors

A former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, says he has never benefited from the outrageous pension packages for former governors and their deputies across states in Nigeria.

2019: Third Force can’t stop PDP – Rep Adebutu

Honourable Oladipupo Adebutu representing Remo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, on Saturday, said that no “third force” can stop his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from returning to power in 2019.

Cattle colonies best solution to herdsmen-farmers’ clashes – Audu Ogbeh

The Federal Government on Sunday insisted that its plan to establish cattle colonies across the country was the best solution to herdsmen and farmers’ clashes.

Nigeria is passing difficult times – Supo Ayokunle

The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr Supo Ayokunle, has said that the country is passing through difficult times, considering recent killings of innocent Nigerians in some parts of the country.

Lies against President Buhari cannot diminish his popularity – Minister Adebayo Shittu

Minister of Communications, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu has declared that condemnation and criticisms from those in opposition parties against President Muhammadu Buhari cannot diminish the President’s popularity among Nigerians.

‘It’s too late for Southwest leaders to pull out of PDP’

Former governors of Ogun and Oyo states, Gbenga Daniel and Rasheed Ladoja, have said it is too late for Southwest leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to contemplate leaving the party over the zone’s loss of the office of national chairman.

PDP needs South-West to succeed – Governor Dickson

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.

PDP convention: The aftermath

The election that took place was another night of the long knives. After the macheting, the ego slaying, the marching out, and the intrigues of Caesarian flavour, the PDP was left in a worse state than it had been. It was sad. It was disappointing. It was a big let down.

I will ensure internal democracy under my tenure – Uche Secondus

New chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday declared that the party’s return to power in 2019 is herculean but achievable.

Uche Secondus emerges PDP national chairman

Delegates to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party saturday elected Mr. Uche Secondus, from the South-south, as the party’s national chairman, amid protests from two other contenders, who alleged that the voting process was compromised with the circulation of a ‘unity list’.

National convention: PDP clears Bode George, Tunde Adeniran, Uche Secondus, others

The screening committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has cleared all the nine national chairmanship aspirants and certified them fit to take part in Saturday’s national convention of the party.

PDP chairmanship: Ex-Minister Taoheed Adedoja confident of victory

A national chairmanship aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, has said he is confident of emerging victorious at the party ‘s national convention on Saturday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’ll speak at Saturday’s national convention – 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.

Why we’ll present delegates for convention – Southwest PDP faction

A faction of the PDP South West Zonal Executive led by Chief Makanjuola Ogundipe says it will present delegates for Saturday’s National Convention of the party.

Lagos PDP endorses Bode George for national chairmanship

The Lagos State Chapter of the PDP on Sunday night endorsed Chief Olabode George as their preferred candidate for the National Chairmanship position during the forthcoming Dec. 9 National Convention of the party.

PDP chairmanship: Babangida, Jonathan in support of my ambition – Gbenga Daniel

Former Governor Gbenga Daniel on Sunday said ex–military President, General Ibrahim Babangida and immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan among other notable Nigerians, are backing his aspiration to lead the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the national level.


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