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Anti-grazing law: You must apologize to Fayose‎ – PDP youths tell herdsmen

The Youth Leader, Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Rotimi Adekola, has condemned the threat issued by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) against Governor Ayodele Fayose over the seizure of five cows belonging to its members for contravening the state anti-grazing law. The PDP Youth leader said the […] Anti-grazing law: You must ...

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Ondo court restrains INEC from replacing PDP governorship candidate

A High Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital has restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission from removing the name of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN) as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 26, 2016 governorship election. Justice William Olamide gave the ruling on Thursday based on a motion for Exparte […] Ondo court restrains INEC ...

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Metuh funded PDP publicity during Jonathan’s campaign – Witness tells Court

A witness, Richard Ihediwa, told a Federal High Court on Thursday that embattled Olisa Metuh, solely funded publicity activities during Jonathan’s re-election campaign. Metuh, a former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, is being tried for alleged N400m money laundering. Ihediwa, who was Metuh’s Personal Assistant on Media, disclosed this while being led in […] Metuh funded PDP publicity ...

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Ondo guber: Jimoh Ibrahim, not Jegede is our candidate – PDP faction insists

The National Secretary of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Professor Wale Oladipo, has insisted that Mr Jimoh Ibrahim remains the authentic flag bearer of the party ahead of the governorship election in the state. Addressing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, Professor Oladipo said Ibrahim emerged as the party’s candidate […] Ondo guber: Jimoh Ibrahim, ...

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PDP charges Nigerians to stop Buhari from taking N10 trillion loan

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday urged Nigerians to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from borrowing $29.960b (over N10 trillion) for the execution of key programmes and infrastructural projects across the country. PDP also asked the National Assembly not to approve the request by the President. Spokesman for the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party, […] PDP charges Nigerians to ...

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Money laundering: Trial of Fayose’s aide begins Thursday

The Federal High Court Abuja will begin the N4.6bn money laundering charge against Governor Ayodele Fayose’s aide, Abiodun Agbele, on October 27. Agbele along with Sylvan Mcnamara Ltd, De Privateer Ltd and Spotless Investment Ltd are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, had overruled Chief Mike Ozekhome, […] Money laundering: Trial of ...

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Anti-grazing: PDP accuses FG, Ojudu, APC of supporting herdsmen’s planned invasion of Ekiti

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has described the meeting by the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters and former Senator, representing Ekiti Central, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, with members of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as a confirmation that the federal government and All Progressives Congress (APC) […] Anti-grazing: PDP accuses FG, ...

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PDP leadership crisis caused by godfatherism, insincerity, selfishness – Ex-Senator, Sodangi

A former member of the National Assembly, Abubakar Sodangi, has blamed the current leadership tussle in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on “godfatherism, impunity and insincerity.” Recall that the leading opposition party has been in crisis since its first inconclusive national convention which saw the emergence of the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led caretaker committee in Port […] PDP leadership crisis caused ...

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Stop speaking for PDP – Sheriff warns Adeyeye

The Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has threatened to take legal action against the Ahmed Makarfi – led national caretaker committee if it continues to speak for the party. A statement issued by the acting National Publicity Secretary of Sheriff-led faction, Bernard Mikko, warned that a court order had […] Stop speaking for PDP ...

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EFCC to arraign Fani-Kayode on new charges November 10

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), is to arraign former Minister of Aviation, Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, on new charges of fraud on Nov. 10. EFCC’s spokesman, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), through an SMS in Abuja on Tuesday. Uwujaren said that the commission had already served the […] EFCC to arraign Fani-Kayode ...

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Jibrin not working, no entitlements for him – Ethics committee chairman

The Ethics and Privileges Committee in the House of Representatives has said that former Chairman of Appropriation Committee, Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin (APC-Kano) would not be paid any entitlements while under suspension. Chairman Ethics and Privileges committee, Rep. Nicholas Ossai (PDP-Delta) stated this yesterday in Abuja. Ossai said “it would be counter-productive and waste of resources […] Jibrin not working, no ...

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Recession: APC should apologise for deceiving Nigerians – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday, asked the leadership of the All Progressive Congress, APC, to apologise for deceiving Nigerians and the world at large with its change mantra. The party said the admission of the APC over the current hardship in the nation has vindicated the PDP position that the ruling party was clueless […] Recession: APC should apologise ...

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PDP killed my husband – Alameiseigha‎’s wife

The widow of the First Executive Governor of Bayelsa State, Late Diepreye Solomon Alameisegha-Magareth, has said she knows who killed her husband. She blamed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the death of her husband, saying the ordeal which led to his death started with his removal from office, arrest, trial and seizure of his […] PDP killed my husband ...

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Ondo guber: Group blasts Jimoh Ibrahim over attempt to blackmail INEC

A socio-political group, Movement for Democratic Dividend, MDD, has raised the alarm over what it termed surreptitious moves by business mogul, Jimoh Ibrahim to blackmail the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to smuggle in his name as Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate for Ondo State governorship poll. The group in a statement by its President, […] Ondo guber: Group blasts ...

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Plateau Deputy Speaker, one other dump PDP for APC

Barely a month after the Senator Representing Plateau Central Senatorial District, Joshua Dariye dumped the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the Deputy Speaker of the Plateau State House of Assembly, Hon. Yusuf Gagdi, on Tuesday also joined the train by dumping the PDP for APC. In the same vein, […] Plateau Deputy Speaker, one ...

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