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PDP faction defies national leadership

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State loyal to Chief Bode George may have defied the directive of the party’s national leadership that antagonistic camps should close rank and support Mr. Deji Doherty as chairman.

National Assembly: Tension mounts in PDP over abandoned reports

Tension is mounting in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over failure of the National Working Committee (NWC) to consider reports of the various committees set up to investigate alleged rebellion of its members in the National Assembly.

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.

Bayelsa guber: We’ll stop APC returnees from clinching PDP ticket – youths

Those returning to the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State from the All Progressives Congress (APC) should forget about the PDP ticket in the next governorship election billed for November 16.

Sokoto rerun: Army to enforce restriction order – GOC

The General Officer Commanding, Nigerian Army, 8 Division Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Oladapo Otiki, on Friday gave the warning during the interactive session with journalists in Sokoto.

Ogun guber: Buruji Kashamu’s PDP faction wins in court

The court order followed the parallel governorship primaries held on Sunday by the Dayo-led faction and that of Sikirullahi Ogundele-faction backed by the national leadership of the party.

Crisis hits Kogi PDP over senatorial ticket for Dino Melaye

Fresh crisis has hit the Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the disqualification of some aspirants for the Kogi West senatorial district.
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Ex-Governor Shekarau formally defects to APC

Former Governor of Kano state, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has formally defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC)

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Police arrest girl for faking own kidnap in Lagos

It was gathered that on January 9, at about 5.30 pm, the suspect conspired with her boyfriend Emmanuel, and Okpe, to produce a short video of her being blindfolded and driven to a bush in a truck.