PDP reacts to demolition of Aiyefele’s Music House

PDP reacts to demolition of Aiyefele’s Music House

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the demolition of a building belonging to musical maestro, Yinka Aiyefele, in Ibadan by the Oyo State Government. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan on Sunday in Abuja, the party described the demolishing of the building, said to be worth N800 million, as “horrifying, wicked and speaks volume of the insensitivity of the perpetrators”. Eastern Reporter recalls that the building, which also houses…

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INEC releases notice of 2019 elections [See dates]

INEC releases notice of 2019 elections [See dates]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday released the notice of activities for the 2019 general elections. Mrs Ndidi Okafor, Head of Voter Education and Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Liaison of INEC, FCT told NAN that the notice was in accordance with section 30 of the Electoral Act 2010. According to the notice, collection of nomination forms for national and state elections by political parties is fixed between Aug 17 and Aug. 24….

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Why Saraki visited Gov. Udom – Akwa Ibom Govt

Why Saraki visited Gov. Udom – Akwa Ibom Govt

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Friday met with the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel. Saraki on his visit to Akwa Ibom was accompanied by other senators, including Bassey Albert who is from the state, Dino Melaye, Biodun Olujimi, Phillip Aduda, Clifford Ordia, and Isa Misau. The Commissioner for Information in the state, Charles Udoh, told newsmen in the state that Saraki’s visit to the state was to show solidarity with Governor Emmanuel. Udoh…

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2019: What Chris Okotie said about defection by Nigerian politicians

2019: What Chris Okotie said about defection by Nigerian politicians

Rev. Chris Okotie, ex-presidential candidate and founder of the House of God International Ministry, has said the gale of defection blowing across the country portends good tidings for the nation. Chris Okotie, who recently renewed his ambition to run for the President of the country in 2019, said there was nothing to worry about over the defections as they characterised free democracies. In an interview with Vanguard newspaper, Okotie said: “The present political scenario in…

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Baraje reveals only way Saraki can be impeached

Baraje reveals only way Saraki can be impeached

Kawu Baraje, a former leader of the Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, who decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday, has spoken on the plans to impeach the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Baraje said it is two-thirds of the entire 109 senators that can impeach Saraki and not two third of the Senators that are present on the day of any planned impeachment. He said this while addressing journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara…

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Buhari calls PDP Gov, Dickson from London over mother’s death

Buhari calls PDP Gov, Dickson from London over mother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson over the death of his mother, Madam GoldCoast Dickson. A tweet on the Presidency’s official Twitter handle said Buhari, who is currently on a 10-day vacation in London called Dickson to condole with him over the death of his mother. “President @MBuhari today called Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, to condole with him over the death of his mother, Madam GoldCoast Dickson,”…

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Why APC will never get needed majority to remove Saraki – Senator Ordia

Why APC will never get needed majority to remove Saraki – Senator Ordia

The Senator representing Edo Central in the National Assembly, Clifford Ordia has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, will never get the 2/3 majority needed to impeach Senate President Bukola Saraki, and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu. According to him, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caucus in the Red Chamber will do all it takes to stop the APC caucus from getting the required 73 senators to activate the removal of the two presiding officers of…

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NASS crisis: Senator Olujimi reveals how PDP made Saraki Senate President, explains why APC can’t impeach him

NASS crisis: Senator Olujimi reveals how PDP made Saraki Senate President, explains why APC can’t impeach him

The Deputy Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi, has stated that it was the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senators that installed Bukola Saraki, as the Senate President, adding that the All Progressives Congress, APC, lacks the majority to remove him. She said the APC had lost its majority status in the chamber, noting that the PDP had the same number with the ruling party. Olujimi dismissed the recent calls by the APC, its National Chairman, Adams…

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2019: ‘I never said we’ll see the funeral of PDP’ – Fani-Kayode

2019: ‘I never said we’ll see the funeral of PDP’ – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-kayode has denied making comments against the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, its National Chairman, Uche Secondus, and a host of other stalwarts of the party. A post went viral on Twitter yesterday quoting Fani-Kayode as saying “PDP is in vegetative state. All thanks to Uche Secondus and Wike who made Saraki their leader. No reasonable PRESIDENTIAL aspirant of the PDP will allow Saraki to control the party. Write it down…

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Akwa Ibom: APC members join PDP after Akpabio’s defection

Akwa Ibom: APC members join PDP after Akpabio’s defection

A day after the defection of Senator Godswill Akpabio to the All Progressives Congress (APC), over 1000 members of the party in Oron federal constituency of Akwa Ibom State have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). State PDP chairman, Obong Paul Ekpo received the defectors, noting that the party was a religion of the people of the state and all Nigerians. Obong Ekpo stressed that the PDP remained committed to the provision of good governance…

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