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OPINION: How Wike And PDP Governors Took A Decision At A Night Meeting That May Affect Them Later

Many Nigerians were wondering how the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would hold its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting without having disagreements. Well, the meeting later held successfully. PDP Governors and other leaders of the party ratified the recommendation of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi led party zoning committee which proposed that the North and the South should swap positions.

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OPINION: How Wike And PDP Governors Took A Decision At A Night Meeting That May Affect Them Later

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2023: Why Southerners May Lose Out On Next Presidency If PDP NEC Adopts Bala-led Committee's Report

Finally, the much awaited vital political step which will help shape the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) intraparty politics ahead of the 2023 general elections, was taken on Thursday by the National Executive Committee of the party. Photo Credit: Premiumtimes The NEC adopted the recommendations of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led zoning committee which had recommended that the party's national chairmanship position should be zoned to the North.

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2023: Why Southerners May Lose Out On Next Presidency If PDP NEC Adopts Bala-led Committee's Report

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How David Mark Lost Out In The Race For PDP National Chairman

The tussle for the position of the National Chairman of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party has heightened as the National Convention of the party draws closer. Photo credit: PUNCH After the last meeting of the National Executive Committee of PDP, the position of the National Chairman of the party was zoned to the northern region, this means that only the northern politicians on the platform of PDP are allowed to contest for the position.

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How David Mark Lost Out In The Race For PDP National Chairman

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PDP Convention: Major Reason Why Deputy Chairmanship Position Will Be The Most Keenly Contested

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), intensify preparations towards its forthcoming national convention slated for next week, details are emerging on why the race for the position of the party's national deputy chairman (South), may be the one that may be keenly contested.

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PDP Convention: Major Reason Why Deputy Chairmanship Position Will Be The Most Keenly Contested

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How PDP's Option Of An Open Contest Of The Presidency Is A Chance For Obi To Emerge The Next Pres.

During an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of The People's Democratic Party (PDP) held in Abuja on Thursday, October 7, 2021, it was reported that the NEC has adopted the zoning of the party's national chairmanship position to the North.

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How PDP's Option Of An Open Contest Of The Presidency Is A Chance For Obi To Emerge The Next Pres.

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Update: PDP Releases Timetable And Schedule Of Activities For 2021 National Convention

Recall that PDP has just concluded their ward and local congress which made them elected those who are capable of running the party's affairs as new executives across all the states in Nigeria. Following ward congress, The People's Democratic Party has published that calendar and schedule of workouts for the Year 2021 national Convention

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Update: PDP Releases Timetable And Schedule Of Activities For 2021 National Convention

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Two Northerners Who Stand Higher Chances Of Becoming the Next PDP National Chairman

The contest for the national chairman of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), may have been narrowed down to the race of two major contestants. Photo Credit: The Tableshakers It could be recalled that some prominent members and National Executive Committee (NEC) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have, unanimously, agreed to conduct the National Convention of the party which has been scheduled to hold between Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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Two Northerners Who Stand Higher Chances Of Becoming the Next PDP National Chairman

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How PDP Leadership Divided Over National Chairmanship

The aspiration for who will succeed the erstwhile national chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, seem to have sharply divided the members of the party into two major groups. Photo Credit: The Nation It could be recalled that some prominent members and National Executive Committee (NEC) of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have decided to conduct her National Convention which has been slated for Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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How PDP Leadership Divided Over National Chairmanship

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2023: The Game Southern PDP Governors Can Play To Outsmart Their Northern Counterparts

The Northern PDP political leaders which consist of governors and executives are skimming daily to get the party’s Presidential ticket. They want the presidential ticket, and at the same time the party’s Chairman. It was announced at the conclusion of the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Thursday that all the party’s positions held by the Southerners should be exchanged with that of the Northerners, and then declared open the party’s presidential ticket.

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2023: The Game Southern PDP Governors Can Play To Outsmart Their Northern Counterparts

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2023: Why Ayu's Emergence As PDP Consensus Chairman May Block Saraki's Presidential Ambition

As the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) intensify efforts to put its house in order ahead of the 2023 general elections, information gathered on Thursday revealed that a former Senate President, Iyorchia Ayu, has emerged as the northern consensus candidate for the position of National Chairman of the party.

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2023: Why Ayu's Emergence As PDP Consensus Chairman May Block Saraki's Presidential Ambition

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Atiku's Statement About Zoning & The Need For Competent Presidential Candidate To Rule Nigeria

At the 94th National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar talked about zoning, he said zoning presidential ticket is not the problem of Nigeria and neither is the solution. Atiku was being factual and likely to be making case for himself and other northern candidates.

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Atiku's Statement About Zoning & The Need For Competent Presidential Candidate To Rule Nigeria

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Why Anyanwu Was Rejected by Some Southeast Politicians as Consensus Candidate for PDP Nat'l Secretary

The choice of former member of National Assembly, Senator Sam Anyanwu, as the consensus candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the position of Nation Secretary of the party has led to another political rift among members of the opposition party in the Southeast. Photo: Senator Sam Anyanwu, culled from TheCable

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Why Anyanwu Was Rejected by Some Southeast Politicians as Consensus Candidate for PDP Nat'l Secretary

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How David Mark fell out of favour in the race for PDP National Chairman

Ahead of the National Convention of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the jostle for the position of the National Chairman of the party has heightened as influential political players try to win the support of party stalwarts. Photo credit: Vanguard Recall that the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party during their last meeting zoned the position of PDP National Chairman to the north.

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How David Mark fell out of favour in the race for PDP National Chairman

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OPINION: How Southwest PDP May Have Lost Slot of National Secretary to Southeast

As the race for who take what at the 2021 National Convention of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party get deepen, there is higher proximity that the Southwest members of the party have lost the slot of National Secretary to the neighbouring Southeast geopolitical zone. Photo Credit: The Sun

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OPINION: How Southwest PDP May Have Lost Slot of National Secretary to Southeast

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2023: Why PDP NEC May Ignore Zoning, Follow Atiku's Advice On Emergence Of Next President

The National Executive Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday, laid to rest the speculations about where it next national chairman will emerge from, after it adopted the recommendations of the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led zoning committee's report, which had recommended that the position should be zoned to the North.

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2023: Why PDP NEC May Ignore Zoning, Follow Atiku's Advice On Emergence Of Next President

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Opinion: NEC's Decision On Zoning Is A Threat To The Consolidation Of Democracy In Nigeria

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) recently approved the recommendation of its committee to zone the position of National Chairman to the North. For me, I think the NEC decision is a contradiction and threat to the consolidation of democracy in Nigeria.

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Opinion: NEC's Decision On Zoning Is A Threat To The Consolidation Of Democracy In Nigeria

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3 Ex-northern Governors that declared presidential ambitions after PDP throws Its Ticket Open

As the 2023 presidential election draws closer, there have been a lot of controversies over the region that will produce the presidential candidate of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Photo credit: PDP The southern Governors on the platform of PDP want the presidential ticket of the party to be zoned to their region for southern Nigeria to fly the flag of the party.

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3 Ex-northern Governors that declared presidential ambitions after PDP throws Its Ticket Open

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OPINION: How Disunity May Cost North Central Chances to Produce the Next PDP National Chairman

The chances of the members of the main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to produce the next National Chairman of the party may, probably be jettisoned by disunity among the members. It could be recalled that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had concluded to hold her National Convention on Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31, 2021.

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OPINION: How Disunity May Cost North Central Chances to Produce the Next PDP National Chairman

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2023: Why PDP Might Lose The Election Without The Support Of The North

According to the punch, it was reported that the coalition of Northern groups is not happy with PDP's recent decision. It was understood that a resolution was agreed on by the National Executive Committee members, who all agreed that there should a swapped by all party positions hitherto currently being held by northerners with those held by southerners.

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2023: Why PDP Might Lose The Election Without The Support Of The North

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Where The President Comes From Has Never Been The problem Of Nigeria - Atiku Says

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has stated that the zone from which the President comes from has never been the problem of Nigeria. He made this claim to react to the clash between the North and the South, regarding where President Muhammadu Buhari's successor should come from.

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Where The President Comes From Has Never Been The problem Of Nigeria - Atiku Says