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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

Tribunal verdicts: PDP congratulates Governors Okowa, Ikpeazu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and his Abia counterpart, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunals judgment which upheld their elections.

Reps minority leader tears PDP BoT apart

Members of the Board of Trustees, BOT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday publicly disagreed over the report of the committee set up to look into the circumstances that led to the emergence of Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives against the directive of the party.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

PDP governors back Atiku Abubakar’s decision to appeal tribunal verdict

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday threw their weight behind the decision of the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to challenge Wednesday’s judgment of the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal (PEPT) which upheld INEC’s declaration of Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the 2019 presidential poll.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Kogi guber: 10 PDP aspirants to work with Musa Wada

Ten PDP governorship aspirants, who lost the bid for the party’s ticket to contest the Nov. 16 Kogi governorship race, have declared their support for the winner, Mr Musa Wada.
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PDP worried over delay in releasing tribunal judgment record

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says it is worried over what it described as undue delay in releasing the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) judgment record on the Feb. 23 election.
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PDP, NLC kick over VAT increase

The Senate Committee on Finance is to invite the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, and the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Babatunde Fowler to throw more light on the reasons for the proposed increase of Value Added Tax (VAT) from current 5 per cent to 7.2 per cent.
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PDP: Lai Mohammed’s gloating over appeal court judgment will be short-lived

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday cautioned the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to be careful in celebrating the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, as his gloating will be short-lived.
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Tribunal verdict subversion of justice – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday said it completely rejected the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal on the petition of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, against the electoral victory of President Muhammadu Buhari, who was the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the February 2019 presidential election.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of People's Democratic Movement in State on 18th Jan 2019-3

PDP asks President Buhari to quit over minister’s ‘plea for pardon’ on certificate

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately vacate office over a trending video in the social media where Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, pleaded with Nigerians over the President’s WAEC certificate controversy.
In Kogi State, the incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello emerged as the APC candidate while Musa Wada, a younger brother to the immediate past governor, Idris Wada, emerged as PDP candidate.

Musa Wada: We are ready to reclaim Kogi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Kogi, Engineer Musa Wada, says the party is ready to reclaim the mantle of leadership in the state by Nov. 16.
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PDP: Invasion of Ebonyi governor’s Abuja residence by security operatives felonious

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the invasion of the Abuja residence of Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, reportedly by security operatives said to have been detailed by top authorities.
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Kogi guber: Resort to violence cannot save you – PDP tells governor

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Yahaya Bello and the All Progressives Congress (APC) of complicity in the recent attacks that disrupted its gubernatorial primary election in Lokoja, Kogi State.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

PDP: President Buhari has no solutions to security challenges

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of failing to take decisive steps to address the security challenges in the country saying he lacks the solution.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

PDP knocks President Buhari over ‘escalating insecurity’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to take decisive steps to end bloodletting and guarantee a stable, peaceful and secure nation.
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PDP: TICAD 7 shows no nation wants to do business with President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday described as disgraceful the outing and alleged poor attention given to President Muhammadu Buhari by world leaders and investors at the 7th Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development, TICAD.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: Nigerians looking up to judiciary for justice – PDP

Ahead of the September 13 judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday said Nigerians are now anxiously looking up to the judiciary to have the courage to do justice in the petition brought before the tribunal by its candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Crisis rocks Kogi PDP ahead of guber primary

Crisis is brewing in the Kogi State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as an interest group has called on three of the 13 aspirants to withdraw from the party’s primary election scheduled to hold on September 3.
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PDP: President Buhari reduces ministers to Abba Kyari’s clerical aides

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that President Muhammadu Buhari has reduced ministers to his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari’s clerical aides with the directive that they (ministers) forthwith should channel all their meeting requests to him through Kyari.

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Minister reiterated federal government’s commitment to human, capital, infrastructure development

Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said the Federal Government is committed to human capital, economic and infrastructure developments to boost Nigeria’s global competitiveness.

Woman commits suicide three months after boyfriend killed self

An apprentice at a tailoring shop in Lagos, Adenike Fatai, reportedly committed suicide just three months after her boyfriend identified as Bayo Atanda also killed self.
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Facebook suspends thousands of apps in response to Cambridge Analytica row

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The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.

More US troops to arrive Middle East after strike on Saudi oil facilities

The U.S. will send additional troops to the Middle East in the wake of drone strikes on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper said in Washington.
The missions gave the assurance in New York during a collaborative meeting between the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, and the new Nigerian Consul-General in Atlanta, Mrs Aishatu Musa.

Envoy assures investors of Nigeria’s commitment to contractual agreement

The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors.