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Shocking revelations on why Tambuwal shunned PDP NEC meeting —Investigation reveals


The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, shunned last Thursday’s National Executive Committee meeting of the Peoples Democratic Party to evade the decision of the party to endorse President Goodluck Jonathan as its sole 2015 presidential candidate, The PUNCH has learnt. Findings showed that Tambuwal was in Abuja throughout Thursday and was […]

2015: I’m Forever Indebted To Jonathan – Shagari Claims

Sokoto Deputy Gov, Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari

Sokoto State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in the state, Alhaji Mukhtari Shagari, yesterday said he and Governor Aliyu Wamakko were indebted to President Goodluck Jonathan and had no option than to support his 2015 re-election bid. Shagari made the assertion yesterday, while addressing the party supporters at a North-west town hall […]

Taraba Crisis: Why I will NOT appear before medical panel – Gov. Suntai reacts


Ailing Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State has said that he will not appear before the recently-constituted medical panel set up by the state House of Assembly to determine his state of health. The Speaker, Mr. Josiah Sabo Kente, had set up a five-man medical team to investigate the “true state of health” of Suntai. […]

Revealed: Boko Haram To Stop Jonathan In 2015

President Goodluck Jonathan

National Chairman of States’ Youth Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chinedu Ogah, has challenged antagonists of the endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 elections to pick forms for the Presidential poll. He explained that it amounted to cowardice, complaining in the media that the PDP executives decided to declare their endorsement for […]

Rivers 2015: Why existing guber rotation must be respected – Harry

Rivers state governor, Rotimi Amaechi

A political bigwig in Rivers State, Dr. Pax Harry, has warned against attempts by any of the political parties to tamper with the existing political formula that rotates its governorship between the upland and riverine parts of the state. Harry who spsoke with journalists in Abuja, weekend, said that it was the turn of the […]

2015: APC Stakeholders Finally Endorses Atiku For President

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar

All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in the North East geo-political zone have endorsed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as Presidential candidate for the 2015 elections. Director General of the Atiku Support Group, Abdulrazaq Namdas, stated this at stakeholders zonal rally at the Zaranda Hotel, Bauchi, on Sunday. He called on all the people in the […]

Update: Exposed Malicious Plot To Make Osun Ungovernable For Aregbesola – PDP Finally Reacts


Osun State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, weekend, traded words over alleged plan to cause mayhem and make the state ungovernable. While the APC accused PDP of planning to cause “sustained mayhem” across the state to make the state ungovernable for governor Rauf Aregbesola, the PDP said it knew […]

North won’t vote for PDP in 2015 — Atiku


Lagos—FORMER Vice-President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, weekend in Lagos said the North would not vote for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2015 presidential election, claiming PDP had done nothing to attract votes from Nigerians. At an interactive session with selected youths, he […]

‘New polling units by Jega will aid ‘systematic’ rigging’ – Senator Lekan Balogun


Chairman, Board of Trustees of Nigeria for Change, Senator Lekan Balogun, has described the creation of additional polling units by the Independent National Electoral Commission as a channel for rigging the 2015 general elections. He said it would also distort the statistics of the National Planning Commission, thereby making census activities and future planning difficult. […]

Three killed as Lagos APC, PDP youths clash


At least three people lost their lives on Lagos Island on Saturday and Sunday after members of the All Progressives Congress and members of the Peoples Democratic Party clashed. Our correspondent learnt that trouble started immediately after President Goodluck Jonathan and other PDP national leaders ended a rally at the Tafawa Balewa Square on Saturday. […]

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