Politics

Contestants step down for PDP’s candidate in Kogi senatorial  rerun 

By Sulaiman Achema, Lokoja 

Five candidates in the Kogi East senatorial district rerun election for Kogi State said that they have stepped down for Senator Attai Ali Aidoko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the interest of peaceful and transparent election come February 20, 2016. 

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Dickson boasts, says, ‘I’m ready for Sylva at tribunal’

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa              

 

Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has boasted that he was ready to face the candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Timipre Sylva, at the Election Petition Tribunal.

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Ekiti APC seeks probe into airport, market projects, alleges funds diversion

 By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti

 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to launch an investigation into the new airport and market projects being carried out by Governor Ayo Fayose.

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Edo PDP members protest against vice chairman, may dump party

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin

 

Aggrieved members of the Peoples Democratic Party in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State have threatened to quit the party if the leaders refused to replace Dr. Oni Edigin as the Edo South Vice Chairman of the party.

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Why APC, PDP will lose in Abuja –  Wulus

 By Wahab Akanji. Abuja

A pioneer member of the Peoples  Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja, Olisa Uzoewulu (Wulus) has optimistically said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

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Ken Nnamani dumps PDP, steps aside from partisan politics

ABUJA-FORMER Senate President and a stakeholder of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ken Nnamani Saturday dumped the party, saying he was stepping aside from partisan politics in the meantime. 

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PDP gets chairman Wednesday

The main opposition party in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party, may eventually get a substantive chairman on Wednesday when the members of its National Executive Committee meet in Abuja. 

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Ekitigate: APC counsels against planned arrest of Aluko

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti

 

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Governor Ayodele Fayose against unjust arrest of the State Secretary of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Dr Tope Aluko.

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Representation suit: Court declines PDP, member’s prayer

 

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos

 

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has refused to grant an application brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a member, Olakunle Okunola,

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Ladoja, Iyiola Oladokun greet Ajimobi over victory at Supreme Court

By Ismaila Akanji, Ibadan

The governorship candidate of Accord in the 2015 election in Oyo State, Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, and a former Deputy Governor in the state, Chief Iyiola Oladokun, have congratulated Governor Abiola Ajimobi on his victory at the Supreme Court.

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