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PDP: What manner of reconciliation?

PDP leaders renew assault after Ondo election loss

The reconciliation and harmonization committees set up by the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have failed in its primary assignment to restore peace in troubled state chapters. Instead, they have compounded the problems of the party. The objective was to reintegrate the feuding members, …

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PDP crisis: Propaganda won’t help us, Dickson tells Makarfi, others

PDP leaders renew assault after Ondo election loss

The Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Reconciliation Committee, Seriake Dickson, on Tuesday described the comments by the Makarfi faction of the party, on the submission of his committee’s report as “mere propaganda”. According to him, rather than embark on name-calling, propaganda and outright lies, …

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No law stops Magu’s renomination- Prof Sagay

EFCC Chairman Magu Disowns Akpabio

REACTIONS yesterday trailed Senate’s rejection of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu as the agency’s substantive chair. The Upper Chamber’s action came exactly three months after it declined to confirm Presidency’s preferred nominee for the EFCC top job. It hinged its action on a Department of …

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Dasuki-gate: How 5 firms were used to divert 36.8bn

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how Colonel Nicholas Ashinze, who was special assistant to the detained National Security Adviser, NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), used five companies to divert public funds to the tune of N36.8 billion. The anti-graft …

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PDP leaders renew assault after Ondo election

PDP leaders renew assault after Ondo election loss

PDP leaders renew assault after Ondo election loss. The Ahmed Makarfi faction yesterday rejected the results of the poll, won by the All Progressives Congress (APC), calling for the cancellation of the election. The Ali Modu Sheriff camp blamed the loss on the rival Makarfi camp. In a statement yesterday …

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Jimoh Ibrahim sacked, Jegede now PDP’s candidate

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Jimoh Ibrahim sacked, Jegede now PDP’s candidate. An Appeal court sitting in Abuja has sacked Jimoh Ibrahim as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) or Saturday’s gubernatorial election. The judge, Justice Saulawa ordered INEC to restore Eyitayo Jegede as the true candidate for the party. In his judgment, Justice …

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You can’t run in 2019, go back to your farm – Group to Buhari

You can't run in 2019, go back to your farm - Group to Buhari

You can’t run in 2019, go back to your farm – Group to Buhari. A group saddled with advocacy for Advancement, Development and sustenance of Democracy in Nigeria, Wailing Wailers, on Tuesday, November 22, advised President Buhari not to run in 2019 general elections. In a statement issued to newsmen …

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INEC fixes dates for rerun elections in Rivers, Lagos and FCT

Rivers State’s rerun elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed dates for yet to be held elections Rivers, Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The National Assembly elections in Rivers has been fixed for Dec. 10. In a statement issued on Thursday in Abuja by the Secretary to the commission, Mrs Auguta Ogakwu, …

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Rivers State’s forgotten rerun elections

Rivers State’s rerun elections

WHEN former President Goodluck Jonathan “prophesied” that Nigerians would miss him when he left office, he was laughed to scorn in many quarters. Just seventeen months after he peacefully handed over to a new President, General Muhammadu Buhari, and his new ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, you can …

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Bayelsa govt declares fast over recession

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The Bayelsa state government has declared a 2 day fast to pray and thank God for keeping it afloat despite the recession. The fasting and prayer program started on October 31, 2016, and will end on Tuesday, November 1, 2016. The state government also declared Wednesday, November 2, 2016, as …

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How Governor Mimiko Set Akure on Fire To Blackmail President Buhari To Prevail On INEC

A security source and two officials at the Nigerian Presidency in Abuja have told alleged that Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State was behind violent protests in the state capital, Akure, during which various acts of arson were committed by hoodlums. The sources said the violent acts were a deliberate …

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