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PDP Crisis: Ayu Won’t Resign, Atiku Tells Wike
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PDP Crisis: Ayu Won’t Resign, Atiku Tells Wike

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, says the PDP National Chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu would not step down as requested by Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike. The Rivers Governor and other PDP Governors belonging to his camp demanded that Ayu resigned and stepped down from his position as the PDP National Chairman. See Also: Atiku Urges INEC to Conduct Credible Elections in 2023 The demand from Wike had resulted in a conflict within the party with Atiku now advising the party chieftains to reconsider their decisions. In a statement on Wednesday, Atiku said: “On the calls for the resignation or removal from office of our national chairman, however, I must reiterate what I have said severally in public and in private; the decision for D...
Atiku Condemns the Assault on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s Convoy
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Atiku Condemns the Assault on Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s Convoy

The Presidential candidate of the peoples' democratic party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has condemned the assault on the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah. See Also: PDP Demands Court to Disqualify Kwara Governor for Certificate Forgery The Presidential aspirant sent a message of condolence via his Facebook page to the family of those killed and injured in the attack. “I share my sympathy with the Distinguished Senator." “May the souls of the departed rest in peace." “We’ve got work to do to ensure that safety and security return to our dear country”, Atiku posted. According to reports, the convoy of Senator Ifeanyi Ubah was attacked in a community called Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area of Anambra State. Although the casualty of the attack is unknown, th...
Wike Reveals The Reason Why He’s Angry with Atiku and Ayu
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Wike Reveals The Reason Why He’s Angry with Atiku and Ayu

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has stated his reason for his dispute with the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar and the party’s chairman, Iyorchia Ayu. See Also: Wike Alleges Assistance by PDP Chieftains in Buhari’s Re-election In 2019 The Governor said at a project commissioning in his state that when Atiku won the party’s primary election, he promised Ayu would resign from his position. Wike noted that Ayu must resign from his position as the party’s chairman, as he said “This fight, we will fight it to the end”. Stating another reason for his rift with Atiku and Ayu, Wike said the North had produced the Presidential candidate and also shouldn’t hold on to the chairmanship of the party. Wike said the removal of the Board of...
APC is a dead party – PDP Fires Back at Tinubu
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APC is a dead party – PDP Fires Back at Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says the achievements of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar are intimidating to the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Bola Tinubu. PDP spokesperson, Debo Ologunagba disclosed this on Twitter also stating that Tinubu is a confused candidate and belongs to a dead party. See Also: Tinubu Lobbied To Become Abachas’s Minister – Peter Obi Media   Ologunagba claims PDP is united and determined to rescue Nigeria from the failures of the APC government. Ologunagba stated; “Nigerians are appalled by yet another attempt by the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to divert attention from the main issues of the failures of the APC government by making derogatory remarks on the Peoples Dem...
Reno Omokori -“Before Peter Obi was Obidient, He was Atikulated “
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Reno Omokori -“Before Peter Obi was Obidient, He was Atikulated “

Social-political activist and Lawyer, Reno Omokori, claims the supporters of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, were once part of the movement that supported the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP), Atiku Abubakar. According to a post that Omokori shared on his Facebook page, Peter Obi was a big supporter of Atiku before he started the Obidient movement. Omokori also stated that the Obidient movement came from the Atiku movement, he also warned his followers against voting for a candidate with poor leadership qualities. See Also: 2023 Election: Peter Obi More Experienced Than Atiku – Keyamo He wrote, “Before Peter Obi was Obidient, he was Atikulated. He was also a #RenosNuggeteer. Once an Atikulate, always an Atikulate. Even if you are Obidien...
2023: Atiku Clarifies Okowa’s Position As His VP
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2023: Atiku Clarifies Okowa’s Position As His VP

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has affirmed his happiness to run alongside Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State in the 2023 election. Atiku said this while reacting to an address by the governor at the weekend. Okowa had in a 3-minute clip, said serving as Atiku’s running mate offers him an avenue to place a key role in repositioning the country on the part of growth, peace and prosperity. He said, “There is probably no time in the history of our country that the demand for good leadership is more compelling than the times that we are living in. “Our land continues to dig deep in the throes of disunity and our economy keeps breaking away from the reach of everyday hardworking Nigeria. See Also: Breaking News:...
Okowa Warned Against Using Delta Funds for PDP Campaign
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Okowa Warned Against Using Delta Funds for PDP Campaign

Following the announcement of Okowa as the running mate to PDP's presidential flagbearer, Atiku, Okowa has been warned against using state funds for the PDP campaign. The warning, which was delivered by the Director, Communications and Media Strategy of the APC Governorship campaign organisation, Ima Niboro, was said to be based on credible intel available to them. See Also: Breaking News: Atiku Picks Okowa Over Wike for VP According to Niboro, "the call became necessary in the light of credible intelligence at its disposal that the 2023 General Election is a PDP conduit pipe to loot the State." "The use of taxpayers’ funds and collective resources of Deltans to fund personal political ambitions was unacceptable, callous and inhuman. "It is sad that on a day the Rivers Stat...
Okowa Likely to be Announced Atiku’s Running Mate
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Okowa Likely to be Announced Atiku’s Running Mate

As Atiku, the Presidential candidate for the PDP, prepares to officially announce his running mate, news trickling in suggests that the announcement may shock many. It was almost a foregone conclusion that Atiku's running mate would be Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State. Wike was very vocal and confident prior to the convention in which Atiku emerged the party's flagbearer. Wike had boasted that he was sure to clinch the party's presidential ticket. However, he only managed a distant second. See Also: Wike Has Not Been Chosen as Atiku’s VP – PDP Many therefore took it for granted that Wike was the most likely candidate as he checks all the boxes required of a suitable running mate. Recently though, there have been insinuations that he may actually not be the anointed one. ...
Wike Has Not Been Chosen as Atiku’s VP – PDP
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Wike Has Not Been Chosen as Atiku’s VP – PDP

Contrary to speculations that have been making the rounds, the publicity secretary of the PDP has stated categorically that Nyesom Wike has not been chosen as Atiku's VP. It is common knowledge that the PDP is looking for a strong Southern candidate who will be able to draw significant votes from the South in the coming elections. The party's National Working Committee has the task of looking at suitable candidates and making a recommendation that will be agreed upon by the party and Atiku himself. See Also: PDP BoT Meets Atiku Monday Over Running Mate Speaking on the issue, Debo Ologunagba, the party's National Publicity Secretary said "We have a process as a party, because we are organic. We follow through the processes. We recognize the importance of participatory democracy, e...
2023: Give Ticket To Who Will Not Run Away After Election – Wike To PDP Leaders 
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2023: Give Ticket To Who Will Not Run Away After Election – Wike To PDP Leaders 

The governor of Rivers State, Mr Nyesom Wike, who is a presidential aspirant under the platform of the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at the weekend tasked stakeholders and founding fathers of the party to give the presidential ticket to someone who will not run away from the party. The Presidential aspirant equally vowed to put David Umahi’s successor in Ebonyi State during the forthcoming 2023 general election.Wike made this known while addressing stakeholders and political leaders of PDP in Ebonyi State during his consultation visit to the people of the state.According to him: “I’m here in Ebonyi State to let you know that you should not border on the setbacks you have, that the law must take its prepared place at the right time. I don’t want to send any d...