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Let Southwest produce chairman to save PDP – Senator Kashamu

Senator representing Ogun West senatorial district at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has called on all stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); founding fathers, governors and delegates, to ensure the emergence of the chairman from the South West to save the party.

Two police killed in Cameroon’s restive anglo region

Two police officers were killed by suspected separatists in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, the authorities said on Thursday, raising to 10 the total number of security officials who have died in attacks this month.

PDP: Forget 2019 if convention is not credible – Taoheed Adedoja

Less than 11 days to the national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants seeking positions within the party offices have warned that if the outcome of the gathering is not transparent, the party risks collapse.

Four Cameroon soldiers killed in restive anglophone region

Four Cameroonian soldiers were killed by suspected separatists in a restive English-speaking region early Wednesday, army and government sources said.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar’s defection confirms President Buhari has failed Nigerians – Dare Bejide

A former Nigeria’s envoy to Canada, Amb. Dare Bejide, has said the defection of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar from the All Progresives Congress (APC) was a signal that President Muhammadu Buhari has disappointed Nigerians.

Electricity tariff hike inevitable – VP Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said an increase in electricity tariff was inevitable.

Diabetes kills only careless people – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday morning led hundreds of people on road walk for diabetes awareness in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, saying “diabetes kills only careless people.”

PDP chairmanship: Bode George fumes, asks Senator Makarfi to resign

Sharp divisions have again emerged in the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with leaders sharply divided ahead of the party’s December 9 convention.

PDP chairmanship: Ex-Minsiter Tunde Adeniran accuses Senator Ahmed Makarfi of favouring Uche Secondus

The peace accord signed by chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last week has suffered a setback, as one of the aspirants, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, accusing the National Caretaker Committee of the party, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi of favouring another aspirant, Uche Secondus, in the activities leading to the planned December 9, 2017 convention.

PDP chairmanship: Governor Fayose calls for shadow election among South West aspirants

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has advocated the conduct of primary election among the national chairmanship aspirants in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest geopolitical zone, so as to have a solid front in the coming national convention of the party.

PDP chairmanship: I won’t work against you – Governor Fayose tells Gbenga Daniel

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has declared that he would not work against Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s bid for the chairmanship of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, referring to him as one of the best in the party.

Fresh crisis hits PDP in South-West

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the South West region has again been engulfed in crisis as two factional executives of the party in the zone met at separate locations in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Wednesday.

PDP throws national chairmanship race open as consensus talks collapse

After hours of grilling by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum in Enugu, all national chairman candidates yesterday opted for an election instead of a consensus choice.

Governor Fayose against Yoruba interest in PDP – Group

A group within the Southwest Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Oduduwa PDP United Front, has accused Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, of working against interest of the Yoruba to clinch the PDP national chairmanship.

Cameroon imposes curfew in Buea

A curfew has been imposed in the South West region of Cameroon, according to a communique issued by the governor of the region on Friday, November 10, 2017.

Cameroon imposes curfew on troubled anglophone city

Authorities in Cameroon have imposed a night-time curfew and ordered the closure of shops and public places in the main city in a region rocked by unrest among the country’s anglophone minority.

Cameroon govt says separatists behind murder of two troops in Bamenda

The Cameroonian government says separatists were behind a raid on a security checkpoint that killed two gendarmes – paramilitary forces.

Ogun PDP holds state congress, elects new exco

The crisis rocking the Ogun State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), may have come to an end, as the party, on Saturday, held a state congress to elect new executive members that will pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years.

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