His Excellency, The Executive Deputy Governor of Zamfara state, Barrister Mahdi Aliyu departed from Abuja to Bauchi State this evening. It was disclosed that the gentleman will be attending the annual meeting of the PDP Governors forum in the state. He was warmly received by Governor Bala Mohammed and his chief of staff at the government house in the capital city of Bauchi.
Opinion: Why Yari's Possible Defection To PDP May Not Disturb APC From Winning The Forthcoming Polls
There is a rumour going round that the former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari is set to dump the All Progressives Congress APC for the Peoples Democratic Party PDP. It should be recalled that, the Governor of the state, Governor Bello Matawalle has earlier dumped the PDP for APC.
It's no more news that Mr David Umahi who is the executive governor of Ebonyi state has decamped from the People Democratic Party to the All progressive congress with some of his followers, but the question is, how many senators have joined him in the new party?
Ayodele Peter Fayose is known as one of the most respected and revered politicians in the country due to his outspokenness and political astuteness. (Photo Credit - Google) Ayodele Fayose, who is a chieftain of the People's Democratic Party is the immediate past Governor of Ekiti State before he was succeeded by the incumbent Governor, Kayode John Fayemi.
Former Minister of Aviation and People's Democratic Party chieftain, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has been meeting with different political gladiators since the beginning of the year. (Photo Credit - Femi Fani-Kayode Verified Facebook Page) The outspoken politician and Yoruba leader have met with politicians in his political party, the People's Democratic Party and the opposition party, All Progressive Congress.
Governors under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are to meet today in Bauchi to discuss the state of affairs in Nigeria. This is contained in a statement by Cyril Maduabum, director-general of the PDP Governors’ Forum (PDP-GF) yesterday. He noted that the governors would continue to benchmark and exchange information and ideas on best practices on various aspects of governance in their respective states, which had become major beacons of light, delivering substantial democracy benefits through projects and policies impacting on the lives of Nigerians.
1. Sen. Effiong Dickson Bob He is the Pro Chancellor of the University of Benin. He was elected Senator for the Akwa Ibom North East constituency of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. He took office on May 29, 2003, and was reelected in 2007 and served till 2011.
OPINION: Two Governors That Can Help PDP After Wike's Revelation About Defection Ahead Of 2023 Polls
The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has suffered series of defections in this recent time as some of its top members dumped the party and joined the ruling party. Image credit: BBC It started with Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State who first dumped PDP and joined the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
(The Governor of Kogi State - Governor Yahaya Bello) The Kogi State Commissioner for Information, Kingsley Fanwo has reacted to the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Kola Olagbondiyan's statement that says Governor Yahaya Bello has done absolutely nothing for the people of Kogi State to merit any form of commendation.
The declaration of Ugochukwu Uba as the Authentic PDP Governorship Candidate in Anambra state will worsen the crisis rocking the Party. It should be recalled the Federal High Court in Anambra State declared Ugochukwu Uba as the Authentic Governorship Candidate of the Party. Meanwhile, the Court has ruled out that Valentine Ozigbo, who was initially the Governorship Candidate of the Party, should stop parading himself as Governorship Candidate of the Party.
Mr Rosulu Idowu, Chairman of Ojo Local Government, was re-elected with 9,111 votes in Saturday's local government election in Lagos State. According to the Nigerian News Agency, Idowu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, defeated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Oniyide Olajide, who received 1,526 votes.
There are five key states in Nigeria that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) needs to capture before the upcoming general election. The opposition party is still struggling to challenge the ruling party in many ramifications but winning in these five states will boost up its chances of challenging the ruling party in the year 2023 presidential election.
Out of the 36 governors we have in Nigeria, 15 are above 60 years. Despite their ages, each of them is doing very well in their various states. 1. Willie Obiano is the governor of Anambra state. He is a member of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) party.
As the race for the presidency in 2023 heats up, members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) are already taking measures to secure the party's presidential ticket. As a result, there are APC Topshots to keep an eye on, particularly those who are likely to be the party's Vice-Presidential Candidate in 2023.
The Peoples Democratic Party is the main opposition party to the ruling All Progressive Congress. The APC defeated the PDP in the 2015 presidential election, and since then it has held sway at the centre. The PDP ruled for sixteen years. That is, from 1999 to 2015.
(Kola Ologbondiyan and Gov Yahaya Bello, Photo Credit: Vanguard News) The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Kola Ologbondiyan has said the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has turned Kogi State into the most backward state in the country, with Infrastructural decay.
Chief Emeka Kalu, a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, has criticised the Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, over statements made about former President Goodluck Jonathan. All technical advice offered to Jonathan, according to the Kaduna Governor, was rejected. Kalu, a former gubernatorial contender in Abia State, said in a message to DAILY POST on Sunday that under Jonathan, insurgency was fought with every government machinery within reach to combat the ugly trend.
According to a piece of article sighted by floky on Punch, Kola Ologbondiyan, who is the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, has told Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State that he has done nothing worth commending. Kola went on further to say that the Governor cannot point to any developmental projects he has implemented for the benefit of his people.
According to an article sighted by Floky on Punch, it is understood that a war of words has started between the two leading parties in Rivers State. As reported by Punch, alleged accusations and counter-accusations have emerged. The 2023 election is on upon the people of Rivers State, the APC (All Progressive Congress) and the current ruling party in the state PDP ( Peoples Democratic Party) are both vying to win the election.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was characterised as a gigantic failure and catastrophic bad luck by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday. Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP's National Public Secretary, made the statement during a visit of the party's formations in Kogi State.