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Safe Motherhood: Bayelsa government commences payment of stipends to pregnant women

The Bayelsa State Government has commenced the payment of N3,000 to pregnant women in the Safe Motherhood Scheme to stem the tide of maternal and infant mortality.

Bayelsa launches safe motherhood initiative

The Bayelsa State government said it had concluded arrangements to launch its safe motherhood scheme on October 31 2018, with a view to reducing the high incidence of infant and maternal mortality in the state.
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Ifeanyi Okowa, Kabiru Turaki storm Bayelsa for safe motherhood scheme launch

The Bayelsa State Government will, on Wednesday, launch the Safe Motherhood Scheme as part of efforts to reduce the rate of infant and maternal mortality in the state.
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

Kabiru Turaki: How Atiku Abubakar will defeat Muhammadu Buhari

Presidential Aspirant in the just-concluded National Convention of the PDP in Port Harcourt, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki, has congratulated the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for emerging as the party’s presidential standard bearer in the 2019 general elections.
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PDP Convention: Delegates, food vendors, posters, canopies adorn venue

Delegates, food vendors, traders in various consumables, stickers and caps have set up canopies around the Adokiye Amasiemaka Stadium, venue of the 2018 National Convention of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Convention: Nyesom Wike assures aspirants as PDP set for crucial decision

As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike, has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

PDP: Federal government plotting to disrupt our convention

The Peoples Democratic Party has alleged that the Federal Government and the ruling All Progressives Congress are planning to disrupt its Saturday national convention.
5 Senate President Bukola Saraki, Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, and Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, attended the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja on Thursday.

Primaries: PDP to meet presidential aspirants again

All organs of the Peoples Democratic Party will, on Friday, meet with its presidential aspirants and key stakeholders to deliberate on a wide range of issues, particularly the conduct of the convention.
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2019: Kabiru Turaki accuses Muhammadu Buhari of weakening rule of law

A People’s Democratic Party Presidential aspirant, Taminu Turaki, SAN, on Sunday met with Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, Afenifere chieftain, Pa Ayo Adebanjo and other members of the Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum in Abuja.

PDP panel grills presidential aspirants Thursday

The Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees panel set up to discuss the possibility of having a consensus presidential candidate among the aspirants will meet with them (the aspirants) and also screen them on Thursday, it has been gathered.

PDP sets up committee to pick consensus presidential candidate

Perhaps looking to make The Economist forecast real, the BoT of the PDP yesterday revealed that it had set up a 12-member committee to discuss with the party’s 13 presidential aspirants, with the view to picking one of them as consensus candidate.
President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki

2019: Senator Saraki picks PDP presidential nomination form

Twenty four hours after declaring his intention to run for president in 2019, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has obtained the presidential nomination form of the Peoples Democratic Party.

2019: PDP cautions aspirants against negative campaign

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned presidential aspirants on the platform of the party against negative campaigns ahead of the October 5 presidential primary of the party.

PDP mulls consensus presidential candidate to avoid implosion

Some powerful members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), concerned about the possible implosion of the party after the 5 October primary election to pick a presidential candidate, are in frantic search of a consensus candidate.

Eddy Olafeso: Defections will favour PDP in 2019

Despite the current posture of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), where it sounds unperturbed by the recent gale of defections, there are indications that the party is actually rattled and might be in dilemma about its chances in the next elections.

Ex-Minister Turaki urges Nigerians not to repeat mistake of 2015

A presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Tanimu Turaki (SAN), urged Nigerians not to repeat the mistake of 2015, which brought the All Progressives Congress (APC) into power.

Tanimu Turaki: Hunger, poverty, killing legacies of APC government

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, Saturday decried the alarming rate of hunger and killing across the federation, noting that the federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari “is using Nigerian resources to fight the people.”

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC lacks capacity, experience

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not have the requisite experience and capacity to adequately manage the affairs of the country.

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Mikel Agu: The decision to dump Porto is paying off

Nigerian midfielder Mikel Agu says his decision to dump FC Porto for Vitoria Setubal has been justified following his recall to the Super Eagles for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against South Africa.