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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ayodele Fayose Officially Announces Bid For 2019 Presidential Election, Fani-Kayode Says Fayose Did the Right Thing

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ayodele Fayose Officially Announces Bid For 2019 Presidential Election, Fani-Kayode Says Fayose Did the Right Thing

If nobody has come out from the north… are we meant to wait?” Femi Fani-Kayode, who was spokesman for Jonathan’s failed re-election bid in 2015, told delegates.

“I believe he (Fayose) has done the right and appropriate thing to begin the process and he will make an excellent president.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku Abubakar Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Atiku Abubakar Biography

Atiku Abubakar was born 25 November 1946 to an itinerant Fulani trader and farmer Garba Abubakar, and his second wife, Aisha Kande, in Jada village in what is today Adamawa State, formerly Gongola state. He was named for his paternal grandfather, Atiku Abdulkadir.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: We Helped Nigeria in Forging National Cohesion: Says PDP on 19th Anniversary

NIGERIA POLITICS: We Helped Nigeria in Forging National Cohesion: Says PDP on 19th Anniversary

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says, “Let us use this medium to further highlight some of the glaring achievements during our administration. We initiated series of reforms in information and communication technology (ICT) with the launch of Nicomsat1 in 2007, the first Nigerian communication satellite into orbit; and in 2001, the federal government also introduced the Global System of Mobile Communication (GSM) after deregulating the telecommunication industry.”

PDP formally came into being on August 31, 1998.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Re: Now that PDP is Back …

NIGERIA POLITICS: Re: Now that PDP is Back …

Again, the postulation that PDP’s victory in the bye-election was as a result of Candidate Hussain’s imposition is a lie straight from Dante’s inferno!

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NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP Lagos and the Never Ending Crisis

NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP Lagos and the Never Ending Crisis

The recent Supreme Court judgement that authenticated Senator Ahmed Makarfi as National Chairman of the party, rather than douse the crisis within the PDP party, seems to have escalated the feud.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage

Ahmed Makarfi-led is challenging validity of Court of Appeal’s judgment, which affirmed Ali Modu Sheriff as the substantive National Chairman of the PDP.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Emmerson Mnangagwa Close to Succeeding Mugabe

“Inevitably, this self-serving proselytising leads to destination (Emmerson) Mnangagwa,” Biti said in his contribution.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Supreme Court Will On Thursday Hear PDP’s Case

NIGERIA POLITICS: Supreme Court Will On Thursday Hear PDP’s Case

Supreme Court will in Abuja, hear the case filed by Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Succession Battle in Osun!

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Succession Battle in Osun!

All said, there is a great political battle ahead in Osun State and only the Strength of Israel knows how it will end!

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Disciplinary Action Awaits PDP Disloyal Staff’: Ali Modu Sheriff Warns

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘Disciplinary Action Awaits PDP Disloyal Staff’: Ali Modu Sheriff Warns

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sheriff: “All staff of PDP National Secretariat that have not resumed duties should go back to work.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: APC: A Nest Of Liars

NIGERIA POLITICS: APC: A Nest Of Liars

If the PDP was a nest of killers, the APC is a nest of liars.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Senator Nelson Effiong Dumps PDP For APC

NIGERIA POLITICS: Senator Nelson Effiong Dumps PDP For APC

Senator Effiong said: “I was elected into Senate on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, but over the past one year, this great party disintegrated.”

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC-T Rejects Reuniting With Tendai Biti, Mulls Alliance With ZPF

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC-T Rejects Reuniting With Tendai Biti, Mulls Alliance With ZPF

Biti left the MDC-T following fallout with the former trade unionist in March 2014 and has since formed his own party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Tony Anenih (PDP) Quits Politics

NIGERIA POLITICS: Tony Anenih (PDP) Quits Politics

I am, therefore, glad to declare that, from today, I shall be withdrawing from active partisan politics,” Tony Anenih, former PDP chairman said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Thinking With You… On Haul Of Thieves

NIGERIA POLITICS: Thinking With You… On Haul Of Thieves

Their personal greed has inflicted painful consequences for the entire economy and for millions of poor Nigerians.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ondo State: The Return Of Eyitayo Jegede And A Future Assured

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ondo State: The Return Of Eyitayo Jegede And A Future Assured

The judgement by the court of appeal reinstating Eyitayo Jegede SAN as the authentic candidate of the PDP in the next gubernatorial election in Ondo State.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerians Crying For Your Return – Makarfi To Goodluck Jonathan

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigerians Crying For Your Return – Makarfi To Goodluck Jonathan

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Sen Ahmed Makarfi told President Goodluck Jonathan Nigerians are yearning for his return to office.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ondo Governorship Election Takes Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ondo Governorship Election Takes Center Stage

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had released a list of 30 political parties, which it said, had presented candidates for the contest.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Time To Think About 2019

NIGERIA POLITICS: Time To Think About 2019

It’s time Nigerians of developmental vision and moral acumen coalesced around a political party to ensure that the PDP and APC do not crop up as our sole default choices in two and a half years.

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NIGERIA: Patience Jonathan Takes EFCC To Court

NIGERIA: Patience Jonathan Takes EFCC To Court

Patience Jonathan has run out of patience with the EFCC. Mrs. Jonathan said EFCC blocked $15 million of her funds needed for medical treatment.

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