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IPOB: Failure of Igbo leaders to provide proper leadership – PDP

The problem created by the agitations of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) was a result of the supposed leaders of the Igbo race to provide leadership, leading to the creation of a vacuum which the youth elements behind IPOB are forcefully occupying.

Sheriff PDP faction joins APC in Delta

The membership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State further depleted on Saturday when supporters of the former national chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff, joined the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).

Uduaghan, Utomi reconcile

A former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has reconciled with renowned economist, Prof. Pat Utomi.

Obaseki laments deplorable state of Benin-Ehor-Ekpoma-Auchi road

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Friday inspected about 10 on-going road projects in Edo Central Senatorial District of the state as well as the failed portions of the Benin-Ehor-Ekpoma-Auchi expressway.

Anambra guber: PDP appeal panel upholds Obaze’s candidature

The National Caretaker Committee, Peoples Democratic People, has upheld the Primary Election that produced Mr Oseloka Obaze as the party’s flag bearer for the Anambra governorship election scheduled for Nov. 18.

Ekiti guber: Fayose’s anointed candidate, a mere charade – Adeyeye

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), caretaker committee, Dayo Adeyeye, has described Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose’s endorsement of his Deputy Kolapo Olusola, a mere charade which would not stand the test of time.

Anambra guber: PDP affirms Obaze’s candidacy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee (NCC) has affirmed the candidacy of Oseloka Obaze in the forthcoming November 18, governorship election in Anambra State.

Biafra: Army occupation of Southeast ethnic cleansing – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has described the alleged mal-treatment and killing of people of the Southeast Nigerian who are agitating for the state of Biafra as ethnic cleansing.

Ekiti guber: Fayose plotting to sell PDP – Adeyeye

Prince Dayo Adeyeye, National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has accused Ayo Fayose, Ekiti State governor, of plotting to sell the party to opposition.

Ekiti guber: Adeyeye blasts Fayose over PDP candidate

The Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party National Caretaker Committee, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has alleged that the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, adopted his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, as the governorship candidate in order sell the state to the opposition.

Ex-Benue PDP chair, seven others killed in rivalry clash

A former Peoples Democratic Party Chairman in Benue State, Lawrence Ugbo, and seven others have been killed following a rift between two brothers.

I can’t be blackmailed over adoption of my deputy – Fayose

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has said he refused to be threatened or blackmailed by anybody over the recent adoption of his deputy, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka, by stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the preferred candidate in the 2018 governorship election in the state.

Appeal court dismisses remnant suits on PDP leadership crisis

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday dismissed four left-over appeals relating to the leadership tussle in the Peoples Democratic Party between the then Ahmed Makarfi and the Ali Modu Sheriff factions.

PDP crisis is over in Kebbi – Dingyadi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee in Kebbi State, Thursday said the internal crisis bedevilling the party is over, as the two factions have resolved to work together to move the party to greater heights.

Ekiti guber: Endorsement of Fayose’s deputy divine – Speaker‎

Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Kola Oluwawole, has revealed why the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders in the state unanimously endorsed the state deputy governor, Professor Kolapo Olusola, as the party’s preferred candidate for the 2018 governorship election in the state.

Enugu local poll: Community protests imposition of PDP candidate

Hundreds of indigenes of Oboffia Awkunanaw, in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State protested what they called plans by some political leaders to impose an unpopular candidate on the community ahead of the November 4, Council elections in the state.

PDP won’t produce next governor of Bayelsa – APC

Fafi stated this in Yenagoa during a call on him by the state executive of the Bayelsa Federated Newspaper Publishers Association (BAFENPA) of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ). The APC leader noted that the party had put behind it the regrettable incidents and crises that rocked the party in the past.

Bozimo, Egberika’s death big blow to Ijaw nation – Dickson

Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has said the death of Chief Gordon Bozimo and Dr. Joseph Egberika was a big blow to the agitation of restructuring and resource control by the Ijaw nation.

Much ado about Aisha Alhassan

So much dust, which all amounts to a huge storm in a tea cup, has been raised about the statement made by Aisha Alhassan, the Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, that she would support former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, against her current boss, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the 2019 presidential race.

Bayelsa Assembly pass vote on confidence on Gov. Dickson

The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.

Bayelsa PDP storms Abuja on solidarity visit to Makarfi

The Bayelsa State Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has stormed the national secretariat of the PDP in Abuja for a solidarity visit to Senator Ahmed Makarfi led leadership.

Buhari’s lopsided appointments driving divisive tendencies – OPC

The group said that Buhari must realise that his lopsided appointment is an act of impunity, which has continued to cause agitations in the country.

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The newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Prof George Obiozor has admonished the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to thread cautiously his agitation for a separate country from Nigeria.

Ohanaeze: No ‘no man’s land’ in Igbo land

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has warned non-Igbo indigenes residing in the South-East to erase ‘no man’s land’ from their minds.
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Kaduna: Police arrest three for criminal conspiracy, incitement, abduction

The Police Command in Kaduna State said on Friday that it had arrested three suspects for criminal conspiracy, inciting disturbances and abduction in the state.

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Ministry: We rescued Edo 2020 games to salvage Nigerian sports

The federal government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development said it decided to offer a lifeline to the Edo State government for the ongoing National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020 Games’ in the best interest of sports development and safeguard the future of the athletes.

DPR: 32 invalid refinery licences can be revived

The Department of Petroleum Resources has said companies whose refinery project licences have become invalid can reapply for revalidation.

OPC partners security agencies over insecurity in South West

Afolabi who was newly elected president of the group at a convention held in Lagos and attended by delegates from Lagos, Ogun, Ekiti, Ondo, Oyo, Osun, Kogi and Edo State said under his leadership the group shall be rebranded into a group of disciplined and prosperous member and shall continue to fight for the enforcement of social justice in Nigeria.

Abia APC elders, drum support for contact strategy committee

A group of party elders and stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Abia State chapter has called on all members of the ruling party to give full support to the party’s Contact/Strategy Committee to achieve the set goals of the party.
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NAFDAC cautions against use of chemicals to enhance food, drinks

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned Nigerians against adding chemicals and additives to food and drinks to enhance taste.