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Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

Constituents laud ex-Speaker Dogara’s defection to APC

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the constituency of a former Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have commended his defection to the party.

Ondo guber: Deputy governor’s defection tears PDP apart

The planned defection of the deputy governor of Ondo state, Hon Agboola Ajayi, to the Zenith Labour Party this week is generating heat within his People Democratic Party.

Ondo guber: Seven PDP aspirants, others kick against importation of 101 fictitious delegates names

seven governorship aspirants, members of the Board of Trustees and other state holders in the People Democratic Party in Ondo state have petitioned the national secretariat of the party over alleged importation of 101 fake names in the delegates list ahead of next week election.

Ondo PDP leaders ask judge to withdraw from suit over party congresses

Leaders of People Democratic Party members (PDP) in Ondo state have asked the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Olarenwaju Akeredolu to reassign their case on local and state Congresses pending before the State High Court.

Jigawa PDP inaugurates caretakers’ committee in 27 local councils

The Caretakers’ committee chairman of the Jigawa State People Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Umaru Mugyabi, has inaugurated a five-man committee to run the affairs of the party in about 27 local government areas of the state.
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.

Court bars Governor Obaseki from contesting Edo PDP guber primary

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has stopped the Governor of Edo State from taking part in the gubernatorial primary election of the People’s Democratic Party, rescheduled to hold on Thursday, 25th June, 2020.

Bauchi governor, Sule Lamido in closed-door meeting

The Bauchi state governor, Senator Bala Muhammad, presently in a closed-door meeting with the former Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, at his (Lamido) resident in Bamaina village, Birninkudu local government in Jigawa State.

Ondo guber: Hundreds defect to Labour Party

Ahead of the governorship election in Ondo state, hundreds of members of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP) and other parties in the state on Tuesday defected to the Labour Party (LP) in the state.
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.
Abubakar Ibrahim Idris

PDP expels former Kogi guber aspirant

Son of former governor Ibrahim Idris and a governorship aspirant of the People Democratic Party, PDP, in the November 2019 Kogi Guber election, Abubakar Ibrahim, has been expelled from the party for supposedly anti-party activities.
Governor Willie Obiano

Lockdown: Anambra lose N1.9 billion internal revenue in six weeks – official

Anambra State Government said it has lost about N1.9 billion from Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in six weeks, due to the lockdown order to contain the dreaded coronavirus pandemic.

Ekiti PDP ward executives sworn in, assume office for four-year tenure

Members of the Executive Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in 155 out of the 177 wards in Ekiti State have assumed office for a tenure of four years, after they were sworn in this morning, in accordance with the party’s constitution.

Nasarawa PDP group rejects suspension of Senator Ewuga, others

Following a Crisis rocking Nasarawa State Chapter of People Democratic Party (PDP) over party congress, some concerned members of the party from Nasarawa Eggon have rejected suspensioned of Senators Solomon Ewuga, Elayo and Onawo, from the party for the sake of peace and progress of the party in the State.
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Patigi state constituency bye-election in Kwara State, Adam Ahmed Rufai, has been declared the winner. The returning officer for the election, Dr Abdulazeez Ishola Musbau of University of Ilorin, declared Rufai the winner having polled 10,354 votes

APC candidate declared winner of Kwara bye-election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Patigi state constituency bye-election in Kwara State, Adam Ahmed Rufai, has been declared the winner. The returning officer for the election, Dr Abdulazeez Ishola Musbau of University of Ilorin, declared Rufai the winner having polled 10,354 votes
The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

Court voids report recommending Emir Sanusi’s suspension

The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, pending investigations into alleged financial misappropriation of the emirate’s funds.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Bayelsa guber verdict: We’re solidly behind Supreme Court – Atiku Abubakar

Following the sack of Bayelsa governor-elect, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo, by the apex court, the presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party, PDP, in the last general elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has Thursday said that Nigerians are solidly behind Supreme Court in their verdicts.
The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kano state, Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, has reportedly left the party to pitch his tent with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Rabiu Bichi confirms dumping PDP for APC

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Kano state, Rabiu Sulaiman Bichi, on Wednesday confirmed his defection from the People Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling APC.

Kogi election: NCWS demands investigation into murder of PDP women leader

The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS), on Wednesday condemned the alleged murder of Salome Abuh, People Democratic Party’s (PDP) Women Leader and three others in Ochadamu by some political thugs.

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Bauchi enrols 35,037 pupils into Almajiri schools

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Nestlé Nigeria names new managing director

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Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.

#RevolutionNow: Nigerian Army, police arrest protesters in Abuja

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Nigerian Army states position on soldiers involved in Ebonyi bullion van robbery

The Nigerian Army has said that the soldiers arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, are not its personnel.
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