PDP BoT in a close door meeting with Atiku over running mate

The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party met with the former Vice President and party leader, Atiku Abubakar, outside the closed doors. The meeting was held on Wednesday evening in Abuja, chaired by BOT chairman Senator Walid Jibrin. The BOT and party leader held a meeting after the May presidential election and held … Read more

PDP national secretary raises alarm over assassination attempt.

The National Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has allegedly planned to assassinate him and some of his aides. According to a statement signed by his Media Special Adviser, Ikenna Onuoha, the initiative was initiated because the PDP National Working Committee complied with the recommendations of a committee set up to investigate … Read more

Ekweremadu drops gov ambition, declares support for PDP candidate, Mba

Former Vice President of the Senate, Prof Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, finally withdrew from the 2023 governance contest in Enugu Province. Ekweremadu stated this in a statement entitled, “Time to meet; I’m Enugu ”, published in The News on Thursday. The lawyer said he had made the decision after extensive discussions with senior members of … Read more

Atiku’s aide reacts as Muslim group insists on Yoruba presidency

Muslim scholars in the Southwest have insisted on the emergence of a Yoruba Muslim who has been ousted as Nigeria’s next president. Muslims from Concerned Yoruba Muslim Scholars in Nigeria have raised concerns during a press conference in Abuja. This comes after former Deputy President Atiku Abubakar resigned as president of the Peoples Democratic Party. … Read more

Primary: Crisis looms PDP as stakeholders demand chair, secretary resignation

Within a week after its presidential conference, a new crisis could arise in the Peoples Democratic Party as its participants under the Concerned PDP League, demanded that the National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu esule; Secretary, Samuel Anyanwu and National Planning Secretary, Umar Bature. The organization also known as the ‘PDP Watchdog’ accused Ayu and other … Read more

Getting two votes at PDP primary was surprising, I thought I would score zero – Shehu Sani

Former Kaduna Central MP Shehu Sani said he was surprised to receive 2 votes in the recently concluded Peoples Democratic Party in Kaduna state. Speaking in an interview with Punch, he said “internal democracy is one of the most important areas of democracy that needs to be clean and reorganized”. Said Sani;   I am … Read more

29- yrs- old engineer wins PDP Ekiti reps ticket.

The 29-year-old engineer, Henrich Akomolafe, won the Peoples Democratic Party foundation in place of Ekiti-South Federal Constituency 1 in the House of Representatives without opposition. Akomolafe, who is said to be the only candidate for the PDP’s nomination committee, has been announced as a candidate for the Ikere constituency, his hometown. The PDP candidate said … Read more

I can’t be second-class citizen, says Wike, As Atiku begins reconciliation

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike on Monday opened fire on People’s Democratic Party Primary and accused some PDP rulers of undermining him. Wike, speaking at a reception for South Africans in Port Harcourt after his arrival from Abuja, where he was studying elementary school, said he was no longer second. He said he had told … Read more

PDP hierarchy, Atiku to consider a favourable running mate – BoT chair

The National Working Committee, Board of Trustees, head of Atiku Abubakar, and the Peoples Democratic Party will work together to produce a candidate for the party, said PDP BoT chairman Walid Jibrin. Atiku won the PDP presidential ticket in the 2023 general election during a special party meeting held over the weekend. Jibrin revealed this … Read more