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Supreme Court strikes out appeals against Jegede, Makarfi faction


The Supreme Court on Thursday further validated the candidacy of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede as the PDP flag bearer in Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State. This was sequel to the striking out of all the pending interlocutory appeals filed by the Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the party. Justice Walter Onnoghen, leading four other justices […]

Ondo 2016: PDP Sen. Omogunwa defects to APC

Chief Yele Omogunwa

Chief Yele Omogunwa, the PDP Senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District of Ondo State, on Thursday, confirmed his defection to All Progressives Congress (APC). Omogunwa confirmed his defection in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Akure. The lawmaker, who was a former Commissioner for Works in Ondo State, said that he […]

Ondo: PDP needs more time to select, screen agents – Makarfi

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party

The PDP has restated its call for the extension of the Ondo governorship election scheduled for Saturday, November 26, to enable it “screen and select agents for the exercise”. The Court of Appeal, on Wednesday in Abuja, dropped the party’s candidate, Jimoh Ibrahim, and replaced him with Eyitayo Jegede, who was the flag bearer before […]

Jimoh Ibrahim calls for calm over court judgment

Mr. Jimoh ibrahim

Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, the candidate of Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the PDP in the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State, has urged his supporters to be calm over the appeal court judgement. The Appeal Court on Wednesday ruled in favour of Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, the candidate of the Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led faction […]

Party crisis: Ex-lawmaker quits PDP


Mr Adeniyi Akindele, a former member of the Ondo State House of Assembly, has resigned his membership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Akindele made this disclosure at a news conference in Akure on Tuesday. He told newsmen that he had tendered his letter of resignation to the PDP chairman in Ayetoro Ward III and […]

Come back to PDP, Gulak pleads with Gov. Bindow

Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State

A People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Mr Ahmed Gulak, on Wednesday appealed to Adamawa Governor, Muhammadu Bindow to return to the PDP. Gulak, who made the overture in Yola at the inauguration of the PDP state executives, said as a former member of the party, there was nothing wrong if the governor returns. He said […]

Nasarawa Deputy Speaker dumps PDP


The Deputy Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr Godiya Akwashiki, on Wednesday announced his defection to the All Progressive Congress (APC). Akwashiki was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to represent Nassarawa Eggon West constituency at the Assembly. The lawmaker’s defection was contained in a letter read on the floor […]

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