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PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi calls for revolution, demands free and fair elections in Kogi, Bayelsa

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has said that only a revolution will save Nigeria and launch her into the league of countries towing the paths of development. Obi made the submission while speaking at Baze University, Abuja, on Wednesday.

Peter Obi: Tam David-West served Nigeria and humanity to the best of his ability

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has joined in mourning former Minister of Petroleum resources, Prof. Tam David-West, describing his passage as “painful”.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi: Nigeria sadly transiting to religious economy

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 polls, Peter Obi, has called on leaders at all levels of government to address key needs of Nigeria such as employment and support for Micro, Medium and Small Enterprises.
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Peter Obi: Nigerian youth need encouragement, not castigation

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has decried the continued castigation of Nigerian youth, insisting that what they need most is support and not castigation.
The Chancellor of Chrisland University, Dr Winifred Awosika, has called on Nigerians to consider people’s pedigree before electing them into leadership positions. She made the call while commending former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi, during the maiden convocation of the university held over the weekend at Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Nigeria needs people like Peter Obi – chancellor

The Chancellor of Chrisland University, Dr Winifred Awosika, has called on Nigerians to consider people’s pedigree before electing them into leadership positions.

Bianca Ojukwu slams Anambra governor for boycotting ex-Biafra warlord’s memorial lecture

Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the late ex-Biafra war lord, Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, has expressed reservation over absence of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra at the second memorial lecture of her husband.
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PDP: Report on 2023 zoning speculative

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed as speculative media reports indicating that the party intends to retain the zoning formula it used for the 2023 presidential election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Supreme Court hears Atiku Abubakar’s appeal Wednesday

The Supreme Court has fixed Wednesday, October 30, to hear an appeal filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi, his running mate in the 2019 election.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Supreme court to hear Atiku Abubakar’s appeal on October 30

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has fixed Wednesday, October 30, to hear an appeal filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi, his running mate.
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Peter Obi: I spoke metaphorically, never asks any Nigerian leader to be stoned

Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has reacted to fake news being circulated on some social media platforms accusing him of advocating the throwing of eggs and sachet (‘pure’) water at poor-performing leaders.
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Onitsha inferno: We’ll stand by you – Peter Obi assures traders

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has sympathised with Ochanga and Upper Iweka traders and all those affected by the recent inferno that gutted their shops.
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President Buhari urged to abolish ‘Big Brother Naija’ show

Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) has appealed to President Mohammadu Buhari and the National Assembly to abolish Big Brother Naija Show, saying it has no benefits in the transformation or talents discovery of Nigerian youths.
The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.

Pastor Poju: Nigeria’s problems caused by societal indifference, imperfections of men

The convener of The Platform, Nigeria, Pastor Poju Oyemade, has said that Nigeria’s problems are rooted in societal indifference and personal callousness caused by the imperfections of men, and in solving this problem, there is a need for a change in government policies, implementations and individuals’ approach to the national issues and concerns.
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Peter Obi: The seed for greatness lies in schools

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, has said the seeds for greatness are mainly sowed early in school.
Renowned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie has made the cover page of the current Marie Claire Brazil, an international magazine in Brazil.

Anambra land tussle: Former Anambra governor’s aide condemns attack on Chimamanda Adichie

Media Aide to former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi, Valentine Obienyem, has condemned attacks on author, Chimamanda Adichie, by some youth groups over a land dispute between Abba and Ukpo communities.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi advises Nigerian universities to look inwards

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian universities to look inwards for the development of their various schools. Obi said this during a visit to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Xenophobia: Peter Obi condemns attacks in South Africa

The vice presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has called on South Africans to stop the attacks on foreigners, including Nigerians.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar tenders additional 26, 175 documents against President Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Friday tendered a total of 26, 175 additional documents to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the February 23, 2019, elections.

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