PDP kicks as FG cautions US against granting Atiku visa now

PDP kicks as FG cautions US against granting Atiku visa now

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has applied for a visa to enable him to  visit the United States. It was learnt that the former Vice-President appeared for an interview at the US Embassy on Tuesday in Abuja. Our correspondent learnt  that Atiku    would use the trip  to make what was described as “political statement” ahead of the 2019  presidential election. According to our source, those planning the trip with the former…

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Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has revealed why the former President Olusegun Obasanjo endorsed Atiku Abubakar despite their differences. Obasanjo had during a meeting with Atiku endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition, declaring that he will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. According to him, he believes that Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now good enough to enjoy his support…

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PDP blasts Buhari over N16b release to Osun secretly

PDP blasts Buhari over N16b release to Osun secretly

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of aiding corruption in the secret release of over N16.6 billion Paris Club fund to Osun state. The party in a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Saturday, said its investigation revealed that the N16.67 billion is to be diverted to influence Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials, compromised international observers as well as pay hoodlum contracted by the All Progressives Congress…

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Presidential aspirants forms, We did not demand N12million – PDP

Presidential aspirants forms, We did not demand N12million – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party has stated that its 2019 presidential primary election guidelines is not yet ready and it did not demand N12million for presidential aspirants to pick up forms. The party disclosed this in a statement signed by its National Organising Secretary, Austin Akobundu stating that the clarification became necessary following a publication by a national newspaper titled ‘PDP list guidelines for presidential aspirants, demands N12m for forms. “We wish to state categorically that the Party is…

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51 years on! What lessons and gains? by Uche Anyanwagu

51 years on! What lessons and gains? by Uche Anyanwagu

So, as I stand now from our sit-at-home, the last couple of hours has given me the opportunity to reflect, and ponder on the lessons and gains of the Biafran genocide. . . Recently, I had the rare grace of hosting the amiable Nwadioramma Amarachi Atama – the finest Igbo poet and ace cultural promoter. From a very disadvantaged Igbo leaning – of not even passing Igbo in WAEC, Nwadioramma has shown the power of passion in…

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PDP apology, act of desperation– Presidency

PDP apology, act of desperation– Presidency

The Presidency on Friday warned Nigerians to be cautious of the recent apology offered by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus. It said the “less-than-honest apology” was borne out of the opposition party’s desperation to regain power. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in a statement made available to journalists. Shehu said just like the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had…

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Osun PDP faction gets court injunction stopping conduct of Saturday ward congress 

Osun PDP faction gets court injunction stopping conduct of Saturday ward congress 

A faction of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state has gotten an order of interim injunction from an Osun State High Court, sitting in Ejigbo that stopped the ward congress of the party slated for Saturday. The court presided over by Justice A. Aderibigbe granted the order sought by members of the party in the state identified as Rev. Balogun Arogunjo and 13 others. The faction, through its counsel, Kehinde Adesiyan, had dragged PDP…

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