Appeal court judgement: Okorocha under fire for insulting PDP members

By Ali Alkali The Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reacted harshly to comment made by the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, describing its members as desperate political gamblers. “In any case, what is Okorocha’s special interest in PDP matter? Do Nigerians need any further conviction that the APC More...

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By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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‘Why Shettima disowned Deputy Speaker for discussing Buhari’s successor’

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State, who is currently in Oslo, Norway, for a humanitarian conference on Nigeria and Lake Chad, expressed anger over statement credited to More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Ekiti 2018: No Room for zoning in APC – Bimbo Daramola tells Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun A member of the seventh House of Representatives and governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Hon. Bimbo Daramola, has pleaded with the leadership More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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PDP Crisis: Sheriff takes over party secretariat, as Makarfi faction calls the action illegal

By Ali Alkali The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has finally taken over the party’s national, secretariat in Abuja. This was coming nine months after he was chased More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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I can’t descend so low to join issues with Fayose – Sheriff

The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff, has admonished the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose to respect himself, PDP and Nigerians, saying he could not join issues with the Ekiti More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Niger PDP supports Makarfi group

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna The Niger State chairman of Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Barrister Tanko Beji has said that the party has appealed the judgment of the court of appeal Port Harcourt that gave the chairmanship More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Group petitions EFCC over Niger Assembly activities

From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna A Pressure Group, identified as ‘The 1976s’, has sent a petition to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC and other relevant agencies over the role being played by the Niger More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Northern group urges NASS to hasten passage of 2017 appropriation bill

From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna Group under the aegis of Northern Interest yesterday urges the National Assembly to hasten the passage of 2017 appropriation bill to enable the president implement it for the development More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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APC takes over Lagos Assembly

Six of the eight Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of the Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday announced their defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmakers spoke after the Acting More...

By Peoples Daily On Friday, February 17th, 2017
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Senate challenges INEC boss to surpass Jega record

By Christiana Ekpa Chairman Senate Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Senator Ali Ndume, yesterday challenged the electoral commission under the leadership of Mahmood Yakubu to surpass More...