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Supporters, at 10-15am, defiled social distancing rules as Governor Godwin Obaseki and wife arrived Polling Unit in Benin to vote.

Edo election: Uche Secondus, Peter Obi congratulate Governor Obaseki

Uche Secondus, National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Anambra Governor, Peter Obi, have congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki on his re-election.
Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday claimed the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, spent the sum of N10 billion to fight him during the 2019 governorship election.

Rivers Reps member dumps PDP for APC, rejects Governor Wike’s SUV

Chisom Dike, the member of the House of Representatives for Tai-Oyigbo-Eleme Federal Constituency, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.

Over 200 APC members decamp to PDP in FCT

More than two hundred members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Wednesday, decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kuje Area Council, FCT.
2. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Presidency replies PDP on President Buhari’s endorsement of Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The Presidency has reacted to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) description of the endorsement of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Edo gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by President Muhammadu Buhari as an act that encourages corruption.

Dan Orbih: Asiwaju Tinubu behind Edo Assembly crisis

The National Vice Chairman, South-South, of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dan Orbih, says All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, is behind the political instability rocking the Edo State House of Assembly.

Ex-Speaker Dogara dragged to court over defection, may lose seat

The United Global Resolve for Peace Organisation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has dragged the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, seeking that his seat be declared vacant, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Uche Secondus: Nigeria a ship without captain

The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has likened Nigeria to a rudderless ship which has neither captain nor direction, saying the country needs divine intervention to survive.

Uche Secondus: Nigerians now citizens without government

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, has expressed sadness that Nigeria has become a nation whose citizens are without a government.

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Dan Orbih, others appear in court for ‘money laundering’

The Federal High Court in Benin has adjourned till October 15 the N700 million money laundering suit filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and four others.

2023 Presidency: Southeast PDP chairmen tackle Senator Suswam

The Forum of Southeast chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has vehemently rejected the statement credited to a former governor of Benue state, Senator Gabriel Suswam, to the effect that the national body of the party has zoned the 2023 presidential ticket to the northern part of the country.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: How PDP governors, chieftains endorsed Godwin Obaseki, Philip Shaibu ticket

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, will be allowed to run with his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party if he (Obaseki) emerges winner at the PDP primary slated for Tuesday, June 23, in Benin, Edo State.
Godwin Obaseki

PDP formally receives Governor Obaseki into party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Benin formally received the Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki into its fold, bringing to an end the widespread speculation of the governor’s defection.
The People Democratic Party (PDP), Anambra chapter, has announced a donation of N120 million COVID-19 lockdown palliative to the people of the state.

PDP rolls out N120 million palliative, coronavirus test centre

The People Democratic Party (PDP), Anambra chapter, has announced a donation of N120 million COVID-19 lockdown palliative to the people of the state.

Sapele leaders urges governor to purge PDP of outright manipulations, illegalities

Prominent Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Sapele on Thursday urged Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to purge the party of selfish manipulations and outright illegalities.

Katsina PDP in disarray over party ward congresses

A former permanent secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina State, Lawal Rufa’i Safana, has warned that the party may become irrelevant before the scheduled 2023 general elections.

Prominent Nigerians linked to 800 properties worth N164 billion in Dubai

The chairman of the forum of governors elected on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Bagudu, and a senator representing Enugu west senatorial district, Ike Ekweremadu, are among serving political office holders named to be part of 334 prominent Nigerians who are linked to 800 properties scattered around the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

DSS to arraign INEC officials for alleged electoral fraud

The Department of State Services (DSS) has resolved to arraign Sulaiman Ikhuoriah, an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Bauchi: Group urges PDP to involve women in governance

Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State has been called upon to acknowledge the contributions of women in politics by giving them opportunities to actively participate in the act of governance.

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Court dismisses suit against Zamfara government over dissolution of local councils

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Both Governor Simon Lalong and Senator Gyang have noted that the purported invitation for the turbaning of one Alhaji Samaila Abdullahi as Sarkin Kerana is a threat to the peaceful coexistence of the people of the North-Central State.

Plateau governor condemns murder of traditional leader in Barkin-ladi

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