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PDP gov candidate, Odii, salutes Ebonyi at 26

Ebonyi Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Ifeanyi Odii, on Independence Day congratulated the people of Ebonyi on the 26th anniversary of the creation of the state. The governorship hopeful, in a statement signed by his media assistant, Personal Stanley, and made available to The PUNCH felicitated with …

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Again, Atiku, Wike meet over PDP crisis

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has continued his search for reconciliation over the crisis in the party. The former vice-president has again met with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. An insider privy to the meeting said some top aides of both the governor and …

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Pressure mounts on 16 PDP NWC members to return N450m

The rift in the National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party took a fresh twist on Friday, as Saturday PUNCH reliably learnt that 16 other members who had yet to refund the controversial housing allowance to the party were under intense pressure to do so. This, according to findings, …

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Adebutu remains Ogun PDP candidate – Campaign group

The Ladi Adebutu and Akinlade Campaign Organisation on Friday said the ruling of the Court of Appeal does not affect the candidature of Adebutu as the flag-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party for Ogun State governorship election in 2023. In a statement by its media director, Afolabi Orekoya, the campaign …

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PDP seeks credible elections amid independence celebration

The Peoples Democratic Party has called on the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to use the remaining period of his administration to ensure and guarantee peaceful, free, fair and credible 2023 general elections. The PDP gave the charge as it felicitated with Nigerians and wished them a happy independence …

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Again, Peter Obi visits Wike amid PDP crisis

The Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, was on Friday hosted by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. Obi’s visit was coming barely 48 hours after the official kick-off of the 2023 election campaigns. The meeting, which is not the first, is coming amid the internal crisis of the Peoples …

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PDP will defeat APC easily in South-East

Former Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has said the Peoples Democratic Party stands a good chance to defeat the All Progressives Congress in the South-East region during next year’s general election. He said that the APC governments at all levels had misused the opportunity to give the South-East good …

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EFCC Told To Arrest PDP Chairman, Ayu, NWC Members Immediately

  Popular civic group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has waded into the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party. HURIWA, on Friday, charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest Peoples Democratic Party’s National Working Committee members and the party’s National Chairman, Iyorchia Ayu, over the …

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Court repeals Adebutu’s nomination as PDP gov candidate

The Court of Appeal in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has set aside an earlier judgment of the Federal High Court in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Ogun State, Oladipupo Adebutu. A three-member panel of the Appeal Court, in a ruling on Friday, faulted Justice Taiwo Taiwo …

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