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PDP nomination forms for Kogi, Bayelsa guber elections pegged at N21 million

Preparatory to the forthcoming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which is the ruling party in the two states, has pegged the purchase of its governorship elections forms at N21 million.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abukabar: Why I want INEC to surrender election materials for inspection

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, adduced reasons why he applied for an order to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to surrender all the materials used for the February 23 presidential election, for inspection.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar, PDP file motion for leave to inspect election materials

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have asked the Presidential election tribunal sitting in Abuja to compel Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to surrender all the materials used for the February 23 presidential election for inspection.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Election: Atiku Abubakar, PDP file motion compelling INEC to surrender election materials for inspection

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have filed a motion to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to surrender all the materials that were used for the February 23 presidential election, for inspection.

Uche Secondus: More Nigerians Killed under APC’s watch than civil war

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday carpeted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s security records, saying under its watch, more Nigerians had been killed than during the Civil War that ended in 1970.

2019: PDP presidential campaign council gets eight spokespersons

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Council on Friday named eight persons as its spokespersons.
Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar begins race against Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Sokoto

The Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will on Monday kick off his bid to wrestle power from President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 16, 2019 Presidential election, with a campaign rally in Sokoto State.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has visited the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, to seek his understanding over the choice of Peter Obi as his running mate.

Atiku Abubakar visits Ike Ekweremadu, seeks support following choice of Peter Obi as running...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has visited the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, to seek his understanding over the choice of Peter Obi as his running mate.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: Why Atiku Abubakar picked Peter Obi as VP candidate

More revelations came out yesterday why Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) favoured the former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi above the choice of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu and Ben Obi.

2019: Ifeanyi Okowa heads PDP convention committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised an 86-member National Convention Planning Committee to organise its special national convention slated for October 5 – 6, 2018.
Yakubu Dogara

Yakubu Dogara: Why I returned to the PDP

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, said he returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not because he was denied ticket to contest election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kabiru Tanimu Turaki

PDP thanks Turaki for running decent campaign

The National Organizing Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Colonel Austin Akobundu (retd), has commended frontline presidential aspirant of the party, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki (SAN), for running a decent campaign.

PDP: House of Representatives nomination form now N1 million

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has slashed the price of nominations form for house of representatives aspirants.

2019: PDP commences sale of nomination forms

Nigeria’s main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has announced the commencement of sale of Expression of Interests and Nominations Forms for the 2019 general elections.

PDP threatens to boycott 2019 election

Barely eight months to the 2019 general election, the National Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, said that the party may boycott the election following the alleged partisanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies.

PDP threatens to boycott 2019 election

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, has threatened to boycott the 2019 general elections.

2019: PDP denies demanding N12 million from presidential Aspirants

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its guidelines for 2019 presidential primary election is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms.

PDP: 2019 general elections guidelines yet to get NEC approval

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it guidelines for the 2019 general elections is yet to be approved by its National Executive Council (NEC).

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