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President Buhari, APC killing Nigerians with taxes – PDP chairman

National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for what he called the overburdening of Nigerians with taxes and tariffs since assuming office in 2015.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo guber: I almost quit from the race – Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Friday said he almost quit on his second term bid at the peak of the crisis with his predecessor but for the encouragement, he got from fellow governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) extraction.
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.

Edo governor, deputy receive PDP certificates of return, flag

Governor Godwin Obaseki is at the Wadata Plaza, headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abuja, to receive his certificate of return and flag after emerging the party’s candidate for the September 19, 2020, Edo governorship election.
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.

Edo guber: PDP governors congratulate Godwin Obaseki, call for vigilance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has congratulated Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, for emerging as the party’s flag bearer for the state governorship election scheduled for September 19.
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.

Edo PDP primary: How Governor Obaseki emerged unopposed

Ahead of the primaries which held in Benin City, the Edo state capital on Thursday, Obaseki was facing an uncertain fate as co-aspirant, Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama had approached a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt seeking the disqualification of the governor from participating in the primaries.
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 avails Governor Obaseki’s out-of-court settlement

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has Wednesday granted the prayers of Counsels for Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama; PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus; and Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, a three-hour leave to amicably settle their differences outside the formal litigation processes.
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.
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.

Edo guber: Court bars Governor Obaseki from contesting PDP primary

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has barred incumbent governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, from contesting the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rescheduled for Thursday, June 25.
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.

Edo guber: How PDP governors, chieftains endorsed Godwin Obaseki, Philip Shaibu ticket

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, will be allowed to run with his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party if he (Obaseki) emerges winner at the PDP primary slated for Tuesday, June 23, in Benin, Edo 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.

PDP meets Thursday to decide on Governor Obaseki

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will meet Thursday on the fate of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, who is seeking its ticket to re-contest.
In spite of this, the chairman of Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC), Dr Mike Ushie, has fixed Saturday, May 30th for local government election.

PDP, CROSIEC insist on Cross River council polls

Despite protest and confusion in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission (CROSIEC) are ready for the Local Government polls in the state.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

Senator Kashamu slams PDP chairman over comment on party membership

A former National Assembly lawmaker, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has berated the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chief Uche Secondus for saying he is not a member of the party.

Cross River PDP crisis worsens as court orders status quo maintained

The crisis rocking the Cross River state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has continued to fester as some aggrieved members have approached the court seeking for redress in the just-concluded ward and local government congresses.

PDP calls for prayers to make Nigeria stronger

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has urged Nigerians to use the Easter period to pray for Nigeria to emerge from COVID-19 pandemic stronger.
Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this on Thursday while giving update on Coronavirus in the country.

Coronavirus: Lagos traces 1,300 as cases hit 12

The Lagos State Government on Thursday confirmed four new coronavirus cases, bringing to 12, the total number of cases in the country.

South West PDP welcomes Oyinlola, chieftains of APC, ZLP, ADC, others

The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday joined leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South West geopolitical zone to receive bigwigs from rival political parties to the party, declaring that a fresh wave of unity, which will move across Nigeria, has begun in the South West.
A man walks past the People's Democratic Party (PDP) headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria October 2, 2018. Picture taken October 2, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

PDP set to sack national secretariat workers

A copy of the document obtained by newsmen, in Abuja, on Thursday, said the exercise was approved during the party’s 89th National Executive Committee meeting.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor heads PDP panel probing 2019 elections

The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has approved the Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, to head the party panel that will probe the performance of the party in the 2019 presidential election, other elections including the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

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