PDP accords Jonathan on amnesty for B’Haram

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has thrown its weight behind President Goodluck Jonathan for constituting an amnesty committee on the Boko Haram insurgency.

The party said the President’s action was another demonstration of his sincerity and forthrightness in handling national issues. Continue reading

PDP govs to Anenih: No peace unless Oyinlola returns

Peoples Democratic Party governors are insisting that the sacked National Secretary of the party, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, must return to office.

This was one of the major conditions given by the governors when the Chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, visited some of them over the last few days, as part of efforts at finding solutions to the crisis rocking the party. Continue reading

Merger: Fresh crisis looms in APC

A fresh crisis may soon rock the All Progressives Congress as  a splinter group in  the All Nigeria Peoples Party is seeking a halt to the merger and registration of the APC.

The  ANPP is one of the three main opposition parties spearheading the formation  of APC to  defeat the ruling Peoples Democratic Party in the 2015 elections. The others are  the Action Congress of Nigeria and  the Congress for Progressive Change. Continue reading

Presidency disowns presidential directive ‘bromide’ on Tinubu, APC

Presidency on Wednesday disowned the bromide of an alleged presidential order targeting the National Leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, and the proposed All Progressives Congress. Continue reading

Osun State PDP Laments The ‘Reckless Spending’ Of Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s Government

Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over the “reckless manner” in which Governor Rauf Aregbesola’s government spends the state’s funds, thereby calling on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other anti-graft bodies to beam their searchlight on the activities of the state government by investigating how public funds are spent. Continue reading

No Regrets over actions….Tukur dares PDP govs

BETWEEN the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bamangar Tukur, and governors on the platform of the party, the ‘war’ appears to have just started with Tukur telling the governors that he had no apology for his actions. Continue reading

Oyinlola: Tukur faces fresh trouble with govs

There  were indications on Monday  that  the plan  by the embattled Peoples Democratic Party National Chairman, Dr. Bamanga Tukur, to conduct a South-West congress  may land  him  in another trouble with the party’s   governors and some National Working Committee members. Continue reading

I’m the next Ekiti Governor – Fayose

Ahead of 2014 governorship election in Ekiti State, former governor Ayo Fayose of the Peoples Democratic Party has vowed to recapture power and become the next governor of the state. Continue reading

2015: North rejects Jonathan as sole PDP aspirant

The North has opposed to the plan by the leadership of the People Democratic Party to choose President Goodluck Jonathan as the sole aspirant for its presidential primaries. Continue reading

Osoba, Amosun factions of ACN clash violently in Ogun

Several party members sustained injuries including a 70-year old man.

The tussle for supremacy between two factions of the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in Ogun State reared its ugly head again on Friday. Continue reading