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2019: Governor Dickson urges PDP presidential aspirants to avoid divisive comments about governors, party...

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has called on the 12 presidential aspirants of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to avoid disparaging utterances as they campaign ahead of the party’s national convention.
President Buhari with the delegation from Akwa Ibom led by Sen. Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: My Heart was with President Buhari, not Goodluck Jonathan, in 2015

Former governor of Akwa Ibom, Godswill Akpabio, has said his heart was with Muhammadu Buhari in the 2015 election and not with his party’s candidate, former president, Goodluck Jonathan.

2019: Lagos PDP endorses Senator Saraki for president

As the race for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) gets hotter, party faithful of the Lagos State chapter yesterday adopted Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, as their presidential project while also endorsing him for President.

Ondo APC threatens factional group as leader dares arrest

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State yesterday cautioned a factional group of the party to desist from alleged activities capable of causing crises in the state or be ready to face wrath of the law.

2019: INEC, security agencies may spell doom for Nigeria – Senator Makarfi

A former Kaduna State Governor and 2-term Senator (Kaduna North), Ahmed Makarfi, has that said that Nigeria’s survival would depend on how the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the security agencies conduct the 2019 general elections, saying that their conduct may mar or make the nation’s peace.
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2019: Ex-Governor Bafarawa promises to restructure Nigeria if voted president

Former Gov. Attahiru Bafarawa of Sokoto State on Monday pledged to embrace restructuring and focus on the economy of the nation, if elected president in 2019.

2019: Senator Mantu to engage Plateau PDP guber aspirants on consensus arrangement

A former Deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Nasiru Mantu, said his committee will engage the 10 PDP governorship aspirants in Plateau State on the need to have a consensus candidate.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi PDP chieftain canvasses second tenure for Governor Umahi

A Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Ebonyi State, Chief Michael Ama Nnachi, has appealed to governorship aspirants from the Ebonyi South zone to shelve their ambitions and support the re-election bid of Governor David Umahi who also from the zone.
The Ekiti state governorship petition tribunal has been moved out of the state to a yet to be named place.

Ekiti guber tribunal relocates over security scare

The tribunal sitting in Ado Ekiti over the July 14 governorship poll has granted application made orally by Adebayo Adelodun, the lead counsel to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and candidate of the party, Olusola Kolapo Eleka, that the venue of the hearing of the petition be shifted to another state outside Ekiti.
Uche Ekwunife

2019: Minister Ngige backs Senator Ekwunife, buys her nomination form

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has thrown his weight behind Senator Uche Ekwunife for Anambra Central senatorial district contest in 2019, with the purchase of the All Progressive Congress (APC)’s senatorial nomination form for her.

Governor Ortom: I’m being persecuted for grazing law

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that he is being persecuted by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government because he dared to sign the Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Bill into law.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi declines comment on restructuring, devolution of powers at NIM conference

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday declined comments on restructuring and devolution of power in the country as espoused by some regional leaders.

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.
President Buhari with the delegation from Akwa Ibom led by Sen. Akpabio

2019: Senator Akpabio assures of landslide victory for President Buhari in Akwa Ibom

Sen. Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa Ibom North-West) has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari will record a massive victory in Akwa Ibom State in the 2019 presidential election.

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.

Flood: 10 LGAs under water in Kogi – Governor Bello

Gov. Yahaha Bello of Kogi on Monday in Abuja updated President Muhammadu Buhari on the flood disaster that submerged more than 200 communities in 10 local government areas of the state.

Governor Dankwambo: I will end tribal, religious killings in Nigeria

Gombe state governor and Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential aspirant, Dr. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has expressed determination to end all forms of tribal and religious killings across the country, if elected president in 2019.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court adjourns trial of two PDP chieftains over alleged N500 million money laundering

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned until Oct. 26 the trial of Clement Faboyede and Modupe Adetokunbo, chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), charged with money laundering.

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Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, has condemned the killing of Saifura Hussaini Ahmed Khorsa – the humanitarian worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – by Boko Haram terrorists.

2019: Governor Dickson urges PDP presidential aspirants to avoid divisive comments about governors, party...

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Adamawa APC stakeholders demand expulsion of party chair, exco members

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