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Only National Convention can remove Secondus – Senator Seriake
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Only National Convention can remove Secondus – Senator Seriake

Former Governor of Bayelsa state and senator representing Bayelsa West in the Senate, Seriake Dickson has said that only a National Convention can remove embattled Peoples Democratic Party Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus. Speaking after a PDP House of Representatives Caucus called for Secondus' resignation, Dickson stated that the “illegal” National Working Committee meeting and that of the party’s caucus in the House of Representatives, including a protest at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Monday August 9, are all part of the plot to contrive a needless crisis in the PDP in order to set up a caretaker committee, which is illegal. Insisting that there is no crisis in the party, the lawmaker said what is happening is only a contrived media crisis orchestrated and fund...
Buhari is honest, transparent and sleeps. with Nigerians at heart”- Governor Badaru
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Buhari is honest, transparent and sleeps. with Nigerians at heart”- Governor Badaru

Jigawa state governor, Muhammadu Badaru, has said that President Buhari is honest, transparent, and “sleeps with Nigerians at heart.” The governor disclosed this to Nigerians while speaking at a grand reception held in Yola, Adamawa state on Saturday, July 10 to celebrate the recent decamping of Senator Grace Bent from PDP to APC. The governor said the Buhari-led administration had made giant strides towards improving road, rail, aviation and power infrastructure, as well as various interventions designed to address social, economic and security challenges in the country “Buhari is honest, transparent and sleep with Nigerians at heart. Nigerians begin to see the effort of Buhari in all sectors and people are now joining the APC in thousands,” he said.
Senator Nwaoboshi defects from PDP to APC, receives warm welcome from President Buhari
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Senator Nwaoboshi defects from PDP to APC, receives warm welcome from President Buhari

The Senator representing Delta North, Peter Nwaoboshi, has defected to the All Progressives Congress days after his suspension from the State Peoples Democratic Party. Nwaoboshi was welcomed into the party by President Buhari in the statehouse Abuja today June 25. This was made known by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement titled ‘President Buhari congratulates Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi for decamping to APC’. According to Garba, the President while receiving Nwaoboshi, said “you are welcome to the progressives family.’’ Sen. Nwaoboshi, representing Delta North District, Delta State, was presented to President Buhari and National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) at the State House by Deputy ...
Matawalle Commends Umahi For Joining APC, Attacks South-South Governors
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Matawalle Commends Umahi For Joining APC, Attacks South-South Governors

The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has hailed the decision of his Ebonyi counterpart, David Umahi, to join the All Progressives Congress (APC). Mr Matawalle attributed Mr Umahi’s decamping to “bad blood in the present Peoples Democratic Party”. The Zamfara governor, who is a member of the PDP, stated this in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Zailani Bappa, on Friday. Mr Matawalle said he would rather commend Mr Umahi for “his bold decision rather than condemn him because everyone feels welcome only in a house where he feels comfortable”. “If this trend of generating bad blood amongst us continues unabated, our great party will increasingly be on the receiving end as we move towards the year 2023,” Governor Matawalle observed. “I am having a very bad exper...
Atiku Speaks On Decamping From PDP To APGA
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Atiku Speaks On Decamping From PDP To APGA

The campaign office of former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has debunked the story from a section of the media that Atiku has defected from the PDP. A press statement on Sunday described the report as a malicious attempt to confuse the public about the aspiration of Atiku ahead of the forthcoming presidential primaries election of the PDP. The statement read; For the avoidance of any doubts, Atiku remains the frontline aspirant for the presidential ticket of the PDP. In the past two months, Atiku Abubakar has moved across states in the country consulting with stakeholders of the PDP and explaining to them his agenda encapsulated in the acronym JOBS: Jobs, Opportunity, Being united and Security) for Nigeria. The nationwide consultations continues this week with visi...
‘Tambuwal Must Resign Now’
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‘Tambuwal Must Resign Now’

Abdullahi said Tambuwal’s emergence as Governor was not that he was popularly accepted by people of Sokoto, but because of the circumstances that PDP led Nigeria into then, as well as, contribution of Senator Aliyu Wamakko and President Muhammad Buhari. “We are speaking on behalf of Sokoto people that we are totally against Tambuwal’s decision to join PDP and we want him to immediately return our mandate by resigning his position as governor,’’ Abdullahi said. He called on the authorities to investigate the alleged bribery of 18 lawmakers to join PDP along with Tambuwal and sponsoring of people from the 23 Local Government Areas to attend Aug. 1, decamping event at Sokoto Government House. The group Coordinator called on Tambuwal to either confirm or deny the allegations stressing...

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