Hold PDP Responsible For Fuel Scarcity – Tinubu

According to Punch, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, while speaking with journalists last Saturday, asked Nigerians to hold the Peoples Democratic Party responsible for the ongoing fuel scarcity across the country. He further said the PDP destroyed Nigeria during its 16-year rule. In his words:

“We want to stay focused and redirect Nigeria. We want to reverse the decay of 16 years. We are hearing comments from the PDP left and right. We are saying we want to clear the mess they created. For 16 good years, the PDP destroyed the country. We should not be lamenting over petrol queues today if they had seen what was necessary and done what was necessary for this country.”

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PDP Perfect Plan To Produce Saraki’s Replacement

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Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has perfected the plan to produce the replacement for the current embattled Senate President, Bukola Saraki should he be removed by the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Recall that the PDP in a smart deal with Saraki supported him to emerge the Senate president while also producing the deputy senate president. Continue reading

Gov. Nyesom Wike Confident PDP Will Win Re-Run Election In Rivers State

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Sunday that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win Saturday’s re-run legislative elections in the state because it prepared for it. Wike told newsmen in Port Harcourt that when the elections of the legislators were annulled in December, the party commenced preparations for re-run. He said that the party began campaigns and started working hard to win the elections because it was on ground.  Continue reading

PDP Needs Serious Prayers – Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Tuesday, expressed deep concern that his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), needs prayers. His statement may not be unconnected to reports that the party’s caucus chose former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, as its acting national chairman, pending when the party’s Board of Trustees (BoT), will ratify his appointment. Fani-Kayode who took to his Twitter handle @realFFK to express his concern said:

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PDP Chieftain Explains Why Ex-President Channelled Money Through Dasuki

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State, Dr Tony Aziegbemi has explained why former president, Goodluck Jonathan decided to channel his 2015 campaign funds through former National Security Adviser(NSA), Sambo Dasuki. Aziegbemi, a former member of the House of Representatives, made the disclosure during a recent interview with Vanguard. Read excerpts after the break … Continue reading

PDP Disowns Metuh, Anenih Other Members Accused Of Corruption

According to Voice of America, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has distanced itself from some of its members who are being tried for corruption. The PDP said further that it cannot take responsibility for the charges against the accused persons, which include spokesman, Olisa Metuh and former Board of Trustees Chairman, Tony Anenih. The comments were made by the PDP’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Abdullahi Jalo.

“Let us call a spade a spade. There is money allocated to purchase arms to fight Boko Haram, which is an act of the National Assembly, and then instead of the money to be used properly, there is an allegation by EFCC that out of this money Olisa Metuh has collected 400 million naira, our former PDP Board of Trustees Chairman, Tony Anenih has collected 252 million naira. So there is a lot of money collected indiscriminately without the party knowing,” Jalo said.  Continue reading

PDP Tells National Assembly To Impeach Buhari Over Budget Scandal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday asked the National Assembly to commence the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari for what it called ‘various constitutional breaches’ on an alleged submission of two versions of the 2006 budget. Continue reading

EFCC To Quiz Olisa Metuh Over N1.4billion Balance In Account

Less than 24 hours after the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) released a statement dismissing reports that its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh is not being investigated by any agency of government on his activities, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to invite the party chieftain. The anti-graft agency, which is probing the $2.1 billion arms contracts, is said to have traced N1.4billion to the account of a company allegedly linked with Olisa Metuh. Continue reading

Buhari Is An Unrepentant Tyrant – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party alleged on Thursday that President Muhammadu Buhari’s responses at the Wednesday’s Presidential Media Chat were not only embarrassing but also further exposed him as an unrepentant tyrant who had no regard for the rule of law. The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh, also said the President confirmed his alleged partisanship in the much-vaunted war against corruption by openly absolving his ministers and party members of corrupt practices. Continue reading