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Osun guber: Olu Falae, Afenifere drum support for Senator Omisore

The National Chairman of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Olu Falae, and the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, have tipped the party’s candidate, Iyiola Omisore, to win the September 22 governorship election.
Aides and supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar watched in disbelief as the Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant wept at his campaign office on Friday in Abuja.

2019: Ondo PDP backs ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

The campaign for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar got a boost yesterday when stakeholders of the party in Ondo State gave an open declaration to support Atiku in the forthcoming primaries of the PDP.

Pat Utomi denies criticising APC

Professor of political economy and one of the All Progressives Congress (APC) front-runners in the race for 2019 governorship of Delta State, Pat Utomi, has denied reports in the media of his admission the APC has derailed from its vision.

2019: Ex-Governor Oyinlola heads CUPP steering committee

Ahead of the 2019 general election, the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) yesterday unveiled members of its steering committee, with former Osun State governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, as chairman.
Buba Galadima

R-APC: Wresting power from President Buhari will be tough

The Chairman, Reformed All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Buba Galadima, has warned members of the Coalition of United Political Parties that it would be tough to take power from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.

PDP, SDP describe President Buhari as Nigeria’s common enemy

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) and Peoples Democratic Party have described President Muhammadu Buhari as the common enemy of Nigeria.

Osun guber: Senator Omisore receives certificate of return as SDP candidate

Senator Iyiola Omisore has been given a Certificate of Return by the Social Democratic Party as its governorship candidate for the September 22, 2018 election in Osun State.
Jerry Gana, former Minister of Information

2019: Nigeria’ll implode if President Buhari returns – Jerry Gana

An aspirant for the 2019 presidential poll, under the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Prof. Jerry Gana, has warned that Nigeria is facing an existential threat in the proportion comparable to the end of Biafra war.

US demands prosecution of killers

The United States government on Monday demanded that the suspects arrested in connection with the recent killings of over 200 persons in some local government areas of Plateau State should be prosecuted.

Southern, Middle Belt leaders meet General Danjuma over herdsmen killings

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has met with a former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), over the killings in parts of the country.

Osun guber: SDP approves new dates for congresses

The Osun State Chapter of the Social Democratic Party has urged the public to disregard any state congress being organized on Saturday (today), saying it is an exercise in futility.

Wole Soyinka: President Buhari treating killer herdsmen with kid gloves

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Wednesday accused President Muhammadu Buhari of treating killer herdsmen with kid gloves.

Ekiti guber: Voting APC is invitation to killer herdsmen, chaos – Governor Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has urged the people of the state to learn from daily killings by herdsmen in All Progressives Congress-controlled states of Benue, Plateau, Zamfara, Kaduna and Nasarawa, saying voting APC in the July 14 election is invitation to chaos, killing, raping of people’s wives and daughters by the killer herdsmen which the APC harbours.

Ex-SGF Olu Falae blames North for herders’ crisis

The secretary to the military government of Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Olu Falae, has blamed the states in the north for the crisis caused by herdsmen in Nigeria.

Ekiti guber: I will scuttle Governor Fayose’s succession agenda – Akinloye Ayegbusi

Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate in the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, Akinloye Ayegbusi, has advised Governor Ayo Fayose to drop the idea emplacing a successor, saying he (Ayegbusi) would scuttle it.

Governor Obiano: It’s time for Ndigbo to ask Nigeria hard questions

Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.

PDP, SDP, 36 parties hold alliance talks to oust APC, President Buhari

As part of the moves to oust President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress in 2019, the major opposition parties and third force elements are expected to hold joint and separate talks in the coming days with a view to forging an alliance and supporting one presidential candidate.

SDP resolves S’ East crisis, ready for 2019 election

Members of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in South-East have resolved crisis rocking the party in the zone.

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