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PDP condemns APC’s ‘growing authoritarianism’; urges independence of INEC ahead Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Rising from its one-day National Conference in Abuja, Thursday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned what it described as ‘growing authoritarianism’ of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government, which it said, has been characterized by ‘gross violation of human rights, constitutional infractions, invasion of a governor’s lodge and …

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Pro-Biafra protests: Governor Wike bans street protests; Companies order staff to stay at home

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned all forms of street protests in the state, condemning the street protests by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, which have crippled commercial activities in the state. The streets of Port Harcourt were, largely, deserted Wednesday, and several companies and business premises …

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PDP berates APC for celebrating resignation of Wike’s media aide; says ‘it’s misplaced’

Rivers State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the rejoicing by the state All Progressives Congress (APC) over the resignation of Governor Nyesom Wike’s Special Adviser on Media, Opunabo Inko-Tariah as ‘misplaced and an indication of a party desperately in need of people to strengthen its collapsed …

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Gov. Ikpeazu swears-in Bonnie Iwuoha, Eziuche Ubani, 18 other Commissioners

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has reminded his newly-appointed commissioners of the zero tolerance stance of his administration for corruption, even as he warned that he would not hesitate to fire anyone caught engaging in dubious practices. Ikpeazu disclosed this, Tuesday, at the swearing-in ceremony of the newly-appointed state …

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U-17 World Cup: PDP congratulates Golden Eaglets; calls victory ‘a testimony against Buhari’s ‘Demarketing’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the Golden Eaglets for Sunday’s World Cup victory, describing it as ‘a bold statement by the Nigerian youth against series of uninspiring and negative utterances and actions of President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) government that has been ‘demarketing’ the nation in …

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Senator Brambaifa, Ekiotene, over 2000 APC members in Bayelsa decamp to PDP; A welcome development –Gov. Dickson

The chances of Governor Seriake Dickson winning the December 5, 2015 governorship poll became brighter at the weekend in Yenagoa as over 2,000 members of the leading opposition party, All Progressives Congress, (APC) led by Senator John Brambaifa and Chief Alex Ekiotene made their way back to the ruling Peoples …

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