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PDP To Provide A Robust And Vibrant Opposition In 2018 – Secondus

PDP To Provide A Robust And Vibrant Opposition In 2018 – Secondus

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured Nigerians that in 2018, it will play robust and vibrant roles to put the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on its toes. National chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus in a new year message signed Ike Abonyito Nigerians added that the worst is over for the PDP, noting that the party is now ready and re-energized to play its statutory role in the polity to deepen the nation’s democracy. ” 2017 was tough for us but the worst is over. We are now more than ever determined to take power back in Nigeria because the writing on the wall is clear that the ruling party cannot cope “We sympathize with Nigerians for the hardship they have been going through in the hand of APC administration but (we) assure them that there is a light at the en
Change Is Not Roads, Electricity Or Bridges, But A Moral Obligation – Oyegun

Change Is Not Roads, Electricity Or Bridges, But A Moral Obligation – Oyegun

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The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, has told Nigerians that, despite criticism of failure to deliver, the APC was well on course to fulfill its promised change agenda, arguing that “Change is not bridges. Change is not electricity. Change is not roads”. The APC chairman said that Nigerians should view change rather as “perception as to what is right and what is wrong, what needs to be done and being faithful in getting it done”. This is coming on the heels of frustration being expressed by some Nigerians that the change they expected from President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC government continued to appear elusive. But Odigie-Oyegun speaking on Thursday at a reception where he was conferred with the Distinguished Political Leadership Award by the
Fuel Crisis: ‘Stop Telling Lies To Nigerians’, PDP Tells FG

Fuel Crisis: ‘Stop Telling Lies To Nigerians’, PDP Tells FG

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PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement on Wednesday said Nigerians deserve to know the true circumstance that led to the situation and who is responsible for the payment of fuel subsidy. “This APC Government is not only grossly incompetent and corrupt but also a champion in the use of lies and manipulations against innocent and unsuspecting citizens,” he alleged. “Is it not ridiculous for the Federal Government, in its bid to cover for its ineptitude and oil subsidy corruption, to announce that it is the NNPC and not Nigeria that is paying for the so-called fuel subsidy?” Ologbondiyan further said: “The question is; who owns the NNPC? Is it not Nigeria? Can NNPC spend a kobo without the authorisation of the Presidency? Has President Muhammadu Buh
PDP’s Turbulent Sojourn In The Last 12 Months

PDP’s Turbulent Sojourn In The Last 12 Months

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As far as political survival is concerned, analysts aver that 2017 was a defining year for the major opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The outgoing year measurably saw to the end of its 14 months leadership crisis. Much like the previous year, the former ruling party had started off this closing year on a turbulent note, tethering on implosion. The intense internal leadership crisis, which pitched party members against each other in camps belonging to former national chairmen, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff and Sen Ahmed Makarfi. Sheriff, a former governor of Borno State, had emerged national chairman after resignation of former Borno State governor, Adamu Mu’azu, who was forced to resign after the party lost the 2015 presidential election. The former Borno State gove
Politics: APC Will Rule Nigeria For A Very Long Time – Rochas

Politics: APC Will Rule Nigeria For A Very Long Time – Rochas

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Rochas Okorocha, Governor of Imo State, has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, will rule Nigeria for a very long time both in the state and at national level. Okorocha made the remark while dismissing plans by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to retake power in 2019. He urged members of the party to remain steadfast and be proud of the party. In a statement, the governor called on leaders and members of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state “to remain steadfast and also be proud that their party is in power both in the state and at the federal level. “The governor equally told the party members to be boastful of the monumental achievements of the party’s administration in the state which have exceeded all that the administrations before him had achieved. “He
Politics: How Can A Leader Not Know His Real Age, Resign Now – PDP Tells Buhari

Politics: How Can A Leader Not Know His Real Age, Resign Now – PDP Tells Buhari

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over his admission that he thought he had just turned 74 years old but was told it was 75 instead. Buhari had while receiving a delegation led by Mohammed Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, made the disclosure. Reacting in a statement on Tuesday, Diran Odeyemi, deputy spokesman of the PDP, wondered how many other “inconsistencies” were in the president’s biodata submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Odeyemi urged INEC to revisit the forms filled by Buhari “to unearth other inconsistencies therein”. The statement read, “How many other inconsistencies are in Mr. President’s biodata submitted to INEC? We are sure there are more. And the world is waiting on the
Politics: Group Tells Atiku Abubakar To Declare For President Before January 1st 

Politics: Group Tells Atiku Abubakar To Declare For President Before January 1st 

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A group of young Nigerian politicians under the 2019 Campaign Platform called Atiku for President (AFP) has called on former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, to declare his presidential ambition on or before January 1, 2018. The group said in a press statement issued on Tuesday that it has a self-imposed mandate to mobilize at least 4 million youths with voters’ cards to vote for Atiku in the 2019 election. AFP noted that its core mandate is to mobilize 2 million Nigerian youths with Permanent Voters’ Cards who also have the capacity to mobilize at least one friend or relative with PVCs to vote for Atiku Abubakar in the 2019 Presidential election. It said, “We are a group of like-minded young, vibrant, cerebral and articulate grassroots politicians. We have established formidable structu
PDP Describes 2017 Christmas As The Worst Ever In Recent Years

PDP Describes 2017 Christmas As The Worst Ever In Recent Years

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The Peoples democratic party (PDP) in its message issued on Sunday to Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas has branded this year's Yuletide as the worst to be celebrated in the nation's history. The party said it is disheartening that Nigerians could not merrily celebrate the Yuletide due to the current biting economic hardship worsened by acute fuel shortage, all due to the shambolic policies, sheer incompetence and gross insensitivity of the APC-led Federal Government. The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement released in Abuja on Saturday, described the nation’s economic situation as "a national embarrassment which cannot be glossed with deceit, lies and propaganda, urging Nigerians to overcome this very sordid situation by rallying around one another i
PDP Tells Buhari To Stop Nigerians’ Sufferings, Resolve Fuel Scarcity

PDP Tells Buhari To Stop Nigerians’ Sufferings, Resolve Fuel Scarcity

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The PDP, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Friday, insisted that it is not enough for the President to sit in his comfort zone and put the blames of the fuel scarcity at the doorsteps of marketers, while Nigerians continue to suffer untold hardship. “The unbearable fuel situation in the country is completely unacceptable. Mr. President must become up and doing. He should not allow anybody to push him to claim that the issue of fuel scarcity is not under the purview of the Minister of Petroleum Resources. When he took office as President of Nigeria and also as the Minister of Petroleum Resources, he was aware that the buck stops at his table. “Nigerians must not be made to suffer especially at this time of the year when we have the yuleti
Kwankwaso Expected Back In PDP, To Break Buhari’s Stronghold In Kano

Kwankwaso Expected Back In PDP, To Break Buhari’s Stronghold In Kano

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In the aftermath of the National convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abuja penultimate week, former governor of Kano State, Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, is expected to announce his return to the party soon. Feelers from Kano indicate that Kwankwaso would return to the PDP and also join in the 2019 race for the presidential ticket of the party. Kwankwaso, a formidable political force in Kano, leads the Kwankwasiyya Movement, which has large following and has many elected officials from the state in its fold. According to our source, Kwankwaso will lead an exodus from the Kano state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) back to the PDP. Sources close to the PDP said the expected move would be a strategic step for the party towards breaking the bloc vote recorded by ...
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