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Police IG, Solomon Arase orders closure of PDP secretariat

In a statement issued by Police spokesperson, Olabisi Kolawole, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase has ordered the closure of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat. According to him, the party only has a week to resolve its crisis. “In a bid to finding a lasting solution to the protracted crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), the Inspector-General of ...

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PDP crisis deepens, as Sheriff, Makarfi supporters clash again

Supporters of Senators Ahmed Makarfi and Modu Sheriff again clashed at the national secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party. Makarfi supporters who arrived as early as 6am at the secretariat and armed with cutlasses barricaded the entrance into the national secretariat displaying banners with the inscription, “PDP youths support Makarfi, Sheriff is an APC agent”. Shortly after, supporters of Sheriff ...

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Angry youths storm PDP headquarters, harassed some

Armed with placards and leafy tree branches, angry youths yesterday stormed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) headquarters. According to reports, the youths arrived at the secretariat as early as 7am, castigated “ousted” party chair Ali Modu Sheriff. Sheriff, who stayed briefly in his office on Tuesday, did not show up at the secretariat yesterday. He was away in Maiduguri, honouring an Economic ...

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PDP youths threatens to take over Party, if ….

During a press briefing at the PDP National Headquarters in Abuja, Mr. Aderemi Olufemi, Concerned Peoples Democratic Party Youths, have threatened to take over PDP if leadership crisis is not resolved within a week. According to him, youths have been patient with PDP stakeholders since the Port Harcourt convention to amicably resolve the lingering leadership problem in the party. “We are giving the leadership ...

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Edo State: PDP governorship aspirant to industrialise state if elected

While speaking at the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) IN Abuja, an Edo State governorship aspirant, Mr. Solomon Edebiri has promised to industrIalise the state if elected. Solomon who is an aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) condemned what he described as the deceit displayed by some politicians in the state. “If we build industries, it will help us employ people ...

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EFCC: PDP Chiefs, Ex-ministers arrested

As part of investigations into the $115m (N23bn) allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election; it has been learnt that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested key leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party in the North-East states of Borno, Adamawa, Yobe and Gombe. Some of those arrested ...

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Buhari lied, we didn’t leave empty treasury- Jonathan

The former President, Goodluck Jonathan has denied his successor’s assertion that the country’s Treasury was left empty when he handed over power last year. Since the beginning of Buhari’s administration, the APC led government has always accused the previous administration of looting billions of dollars and leaving the country’s finances “virtually empty.” Jonathan said in an interview with Bloomberg Television ...

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“I cannot say if I will be found guilty of corruption”, Jonathan opens up

The Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has disclosed today, Monday that he would not want to make comments on whether he would be found guilty of corrupt practices or not, saying he is being investigated for corruption by the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government. Jonathan revealed this in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg TV, in London. According to him, he cannot ...

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Niger Delta Avengers: APC accuses PDP of working with militants

In a communiqué issued by the party’s stakeholders at the end of a meeting in Benin city, the  All Progressives Congress, APC, South-South Chapter, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of collaborating with a militant group, Niger Delta Avengers to destabilise the nation. According to the ruling party’s stakeholders, they described the resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta ...

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Tinubu’s wife accuses Saraki of demoting her

It was a dramatic moment as the wife of leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Oluremi Tinubu confronted the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, accusing him of demoting her. Reports has it that Saraki had at the commencement of Thursday’s plenary asked Senator Uba (PDP, Anambra South) to move the motion for the adoption of votes and proceedings of Wednesday in ...

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