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Atiku Abubakar: Let’s focus on rebuilding PDP ahead of 2023 general election

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged members of the Peoples Democratic Party to concentrate on strengthening the main opposition platform before the 2023 general election.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday, commiserated with the Okonjo family and Ogwashi-Uku community on the death of the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom, Prof. Chukuka Okonjo.

PDP tasks Senator Okowa with reconciliation of Governors Wike, Dickson

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has mandated Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, to reconcile Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, and his Bayelsa State counterpart, Hon. Seriake Dickson, who have been locked in a bitter battle over the ownership of Soku oil wells

PDP BoT sets up committee to resolve conflict in Edo, Kano, Lagos

The Board of Trustee of the Peoples Democratic Party has set up a committee to look into concerns of its members in Edo, Lagos, Kano and other States.

PDP BoT tasks NWC to investigate party’s poor showing in Bayelsa, Kogi elections

The Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, late Thursday night, tasked the National Working Committee, NWC, to investigate party leaders whose antics cost the PDP the governorship seats in the recently concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.

National Assembly: Tension mounts in PDP over abandoned reports

Tension is mounting in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over failure of the National Working Committee (NWC) to consider reports of the various committees set up to investigate alleged rebellion of its members in the National Assembly.
Nyesom Wike

2023: We’ll bank on Goodluck Jonathan, Bukola Saraki, Nyesom Wike – PDP

The Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Walid Jibrin, has said the PDP BoT will embark on strategic talks and engagements with former President Goodluck Jonathan; a former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido; and other presidential aspirants of the party to solidify and position the party to recapture power at the federal level in 2023.

Senator Jibrin: Why I’m supporting federal government’s Ruga scheme

The Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Walid Jibrin, has said that his support for the Ruga scheme was informed by his passion for peace, security and unity of the nation.

PDP BOT chairman supports Ruga programme

Sen. Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) programme of the Federal Government.
Abdullahi Sule

Governor Sule: Nasarawa will implement Ruga programme

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State said that the state would implement the Ruga settlemnt scheme in spite of its suspension by the Federal Government.

Reps minority leadership: PDP sets up intervention committee

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a five-member committee to intervene in the dispute over the emergence of Rep. Ndudi Elumelu as the minority leader of the House of Representatives.

Senator Jibrin urges Fulanis to shelve herdsmen vigilante idea in South East

Fulani Associations in Nigeria have been called upon to shelve the idea of forming herdsmen vigilante in South East and in the whole of Southern Nigeria in the interest of peace and harmonious coexistence in the country.

Nass election: Senator Wabara to head PDP’s probe of members

Former Senate President, Dr Adolphus Wabara, is to head the panel set up by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to probe the roles played by its lawmakers in the June 11 National Assembly poll.
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, has re-affirmed his commitment to restructuring if elected on Feb. 16.

PDP BoT: Courts must decide on Atiku’s petition considering foreign reports

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have asked the Tribunal handling its 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s petition to deliver justice based on available facts.

PDP BOT chair Walid Jibrin urges National Assembly to override Muhammadu Buhari on Electoral...

Sen. Walid Jibrin, Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the National Assembly to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto and pass the amendments of the Electoral Act into law.

2019: Uche Secondus urges PDP leaders to work for party’s victory from grassroots

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has advised leaders and members of the party not to stay back in Abuja but go to the grassroots and work for the party’s victory in the 2019 general elections.

2019: PDP BOT advises Atiku Abubakar to include youths, women in campaign team

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Board of Trustees (BoT) Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Walid Jibrin, has advised the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar, to include youths and women in his campaign train.
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

2019: PDP’s BoT advises Atiku Abubakar on how to defeat Muhammadu Buhari

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Board of Trustees (BoT) Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Walid Jibrin, has advised the presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar, to include youths and women in his campaign train.

PDP leaders disagree over convention venue

There are indications that the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have yet to agree on a venue for party’s presidential primaries fixed for Oct. 6, following a sharp disagreement between the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT) and the National Working Committee (NWC).

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Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

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Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
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Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.