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PDP panel grills presidential aspirants Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will meet with them (the aspirants) and also screen them on Thursday, it has been gathered.

Sule Lamido calls for President Buhari’s impeachment

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has described Nigeria as a sick nation that needs to be salvaged by concerned Nigerians.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido: Nigerians living in fear

Sule Lamido, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerians are living in fear.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday denied media reports that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for another political party to actualize his presidential bid.

Pro-Buhari group queries Atiku Abubakar’s inconsistencies

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has described as shocking, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s request for protection from President Muhammadu Buhari who he had earlier derided as incompetent.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

2019: Ex-Governor Lamido appears before Southern/Middle Belt leaders

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, is the fourth presidential aspirants to field questions on his plans from members of Southern and Middle Belt Forum, led by Chief Edwin Clark.

Group: We’re on our knees begging ex-President Obasanjo to back VP Atiku Abubakar

Supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, have pleaded with former President Olusegun Obasanjo to settle his political differences with his former deputy to allow him (Atiku) have a smooth ride in 2019 general election.
Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Nigerians hail finance minister’s ouster over forgery claim

Nigerians on Saturday welcomed the resignation of finance minister Kemi Adeosun, accused of forging a document to avoid compulsory national service, as the opposition called for her to be prosecuted.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP faults EFCC over Adeleke family’s frozen accounts

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately unfreeze the private account of its candidate in the September 22, 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and those of his family members, including music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

Osun guber: PDP alleges freezing of Senator Adeleke, Davido’s accounts by EFCC

The Peoples Democratic Party has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to immediately unfreeze the private bank accounts of its governorship aspirant in the Osun State election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, and those of his family members, including singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.

Senator Mark visits General Babangida in Minna

Sen. David Mark, has arrived Minna, capital of Niger State, to hold a private meeting with the former military President Ibrahim Babangida.

PDP asks Nigerians to hold APC responsible should harm befall Atiku Abubakar, others

The Peoples Democratic Party has told Nigerians that the All Progressives Congress should be held responsible should any harm befall former Vice President Atiku Abubakar or any of the PDP presidential aspirants ahead of the 2019 general election.

Nigeria’s finance minister resigns over forged document

Nigeria's finance minister Kemi Adeosun resigned in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday over the alleged forgery of a document exempting her from compulsory national service.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar petitions President Buhari over alleged threat to life

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he and his family have received death threats via text messages because of his decision to contest the 2019 presidential election.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday denied media reports that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for another political party to actualize his presidential bid.

2019: Atiku Abubakar pledges to open national economy to generate income, employment

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Thursday said he would open Nigeria’s economy to foreign investments to generate income and employment if given the mandate to rule in 2019.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: If I lose presidential ticket, I will work for PDP’s victory

A former Vice President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said he would continue to work for the success of the party even if he does not win its presidential ticket.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday denied media reports that he has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for another political party to actualize his presidential bid.

Atiku Abubakar: President Buhari is Nigeria’s most incompetent leader

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s failure to retain significant individuals in his party was a sign of weakness and lack of leadership.

Sule Lamido: I won’t step down for Atiku Abubakar, I’m his senior

A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has responded to a statement in which former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, said Lamido would step down for him in the presidential race.

PDP sets up committee to pick consensus presidential candidate

Perhaps looking to make The Economist forecast real, the BoT of the PDP yesterday revealed that it had set up a 12-member committee to discuss with the party’s 13 presidential aspirants, with the view to picking one of them as consensus candidate.

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The average price paid by consumers for automotive gas oil (AGO), otherwise called diesel has increased by 5.99 per cent year-on-year to N207.98 in August 2018.

2019: Group holds rallies for Governor Ambode’s re-election

A group, Human and Consumer Rights Advocacy Centre (HACRAC), has organised rallies in parts of Lagos to back Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s re-election.
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Zainab Ahmed resumes at finance ministry, promises economic stability

The Supervising Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, has vowed to work assiduously for Nigeria’s attainment of economic stability.
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Jose Mourinho’s Euro woes add to pressure on Manchester United

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Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Aero chief faults aircraft stealing claim at Lagos airport

Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.