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Wobbly start for Governor Ihedioha

There must be something about political power that makes otherwise good men to act contrary to expectations once in power. And it can be very dispiriting. Let me mention immediately that I do not know Governor Emeka Ihedioha from Adam.
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PDP Convention: Delegates, food vendors, posters, canopies adorn venue

Delegates, food vendors, traders in various consumables, stickers and caps have set up canopies around the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium, venue of the 2018 National Convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Official: Bukola Saraki in line to clinch PDP ticket, not stepping down

The President of the Senate Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that he is not stepping down for anyone ahead of the Presidential Primary of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

PDP Primaries: Bukola Saraki denies stepping down

Senate President Bukola Saraki said on Friday that he has not stepped down for anyone and is not considering doing so in the race to clinch the Peoples Democratic Party presidential nomination this weekend.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Convention: Nyesom Wike assures aspirants as PDP set for crucial decision

As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike, has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

PDP: Federal government plotting to disrupt our convention

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the Federal Government and the ruling All Progressives Congress are planning to disrupt its Saturday national convention.
5 Senate President Bukola Saraki, Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, and Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, attended the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja on Thursday.

Primaries: PDP to meet presidential aspirants again

All organs of the Peoples Democratic Party will, on Friday, meet with its presidential aspirants and key stakeholders to deliberate on a wide range of issues, particularly the conduct of the convention.

2019: PDP presidential aspirants face screening Monday

Ahead of the Presidential Primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), all its Presidential Aspirants will tomorrow face a 10-man Screening Committee headed by the immediate former Vice President, Arch. Namadi Sambo.

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.

PDP aspirant berates President Buhari over insecurity, economy

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Datti Baba-Ahmed, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to secure the lives and property of Nigerians.

Walid Jibrin: PDP working to reduce number of presidential aspirants

In a bid to avert possible crisis after its presidential primaries, the chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees (BOT), Walid Jibrin, has stated that the BOT is looking at the possibility of pruning the number of its presidential aspirants.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki

2019: Senator Saraki picks PDP presidential nomination form

Twenty four hours after declaring his intention to run for president in 2019, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has obtained the presidential nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party.

2019: PDP cautions aspirants against negative campaign

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned presidential aspirants on the platform of the party against negative campaigns ahead of the October 5 presidential primary of the party.
Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed

Presidential aspirant tasks President Buhari on campaign funds

One of the presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 election, Senator Datti Ahmed, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to tell Nigerians the source of his campaign funds.

Senator Baba-Ahmed: Nigerians deserve blame if President Buhari is reelected in 2019

Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed, founder of Baze University and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in governance.

INEC: The art of kicking the leg

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) may have a rough ride this week, over a matter that is, in the strict sense, not its business.

Senator Baba-Ahmed joins presidential race

A Kaduna State born politician and former senator, Datti Baba-Ahmed, has joined the 2019 presidential race.

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Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
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Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
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Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.