Another PDP Senator, Nelson Effiong, decamps to APC

 *We will take back your seat, Akpabio threatens Effiong A senator representing Akwa Ibom South, Nelson Effiong, has cross-carpeted from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. The lawmaker announced his defection to the ruling party on the floor of the red chambers at today’s plenary. Effiong, who cited party crisis More...

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By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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No mega party can be bigger than APC – Party Chieftain

The Deputy National Chairman, South, of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Segun Oni, has affirmed that efforts to form a mega party ahead of the 2019 general elections will not work. Oni, who said this in Abuja, More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Bayelsa polls: Dickson remains governor, no reversal of judgment – PDP

The Bayelsa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, has dismissed claims that the Supreme Court has reversed its decision that reaffirmed Henry Seriake Dickson as the governor of the state. Recall that the More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Why card readers will not be used during LG polls in Oyo – Commission

The Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC), has declared that it will not make use of card readers during the forthcoming February 11 Local Government election in the state. The commission also said More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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PDP demands independent investigation on Rann bombing

By Ali Alkali The Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of Peoples Democracy Party (PDP), has called for independent investigation into the accidental bombing of Rann IDPs Camp in Kala-Balge Local Government Area of Borno State, More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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N1.64bn fraud: Ex-Taraba Governor Nyame knows fate February 14

A former governor of Taraba State, Jolly Nyame, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Gudu More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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PDP will return to power in 2019 – Makarfi

The National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen Ahmed Makarfi, has declared that the opposition party is in a better position to rule Nigeria. Speaking in Abuja when he received More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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I have no governorship ambition – Sen. Ndume

Former Senate Leader, Muhammad Ndume, revealed yesterday that he is not nursing any ambition to become the governor of Borno in 2019. Ndume, who is representing Borno South, was reacting to rumours that he planned More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Gaidam harps on loyalty as he swears-in new commissioner

From Uche Uche,Damaturu. Yobe State Governor, Alh. Ibrahim Gaidam, has sworn-in a new commissioner in order to fill the vacancy created following the sacking of the former commissioner in the ministry of home affairs, More...

By Peoples Daily On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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Adamawa: Activist accuses Gov Jibrilla of using DSS to harass opponents

From Umar Dankano, Yola. A Civil activist and former Gubernatorial candidate of the People’s party of Nigeria, PPN, in 2015 General Elections in Adamawa State, Mr.Sunday Yusuf Amos, has accused Governor Muhammadu More...