The Kogi govt blasted as ‘anti-people’ for raising school fees

The Kogi govt blasted as ‘anti-people’ for raising school fees

The Peoples Democratic Party’s Federal House of Representatives candidate for Dekina/Bassa, Usman Okai Austin, has strongly criticised the decision of the Kogi State Government to raise school fees for public secondary school students from N2000 to N4000. Okai said Governor Usman Ododo’s anti-people policy of increasing school fees will worsen the situation in public schools. […]

Wike tags some PDP leaders as political buccaneers

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has slammed some leaders of the PDP in Rivers State, labelling them as “political buccaneers”. Wike, who was governor of the oil-rich South-South state from May 2015 to May 2023, blasted PDP leaders in the state for declaring support for his former political son, Governor Siminalayi […]

PDP governors urge Federal Government to address insecurity, economic hardship

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Monday, restated their position on state policing, as the solution to the country’s worsening security situation. The Chairman of the Forum, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the governors in Abuja, says the governors also decried […]

The PDP Governors’ Forum expresses support for the creation of State Police

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum has expressed full support for the creation of State Police, saying it will address the current security challenges confronting the country. The Governor of Bauchi State and Chairman of the forum, Bala Mohammed, said this on Thursday when he led his colleagues in the forum on a visit […]

The Presidency describes the statement of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar reckless

The Presidency has described as “reckless”, a statement by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar calling for the resignation of President Bola Tinubu over rising killings and kidnappings in Nigeria. In a statement, the Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga said contrary to Atiku’s claims, Tinubu is on top of the […]

Nyesom Wike, Fubara Crisis Deepens, as 27 Rivers Assembly Lawmakers Dump PDP for the APC

At least 27 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly, loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, have dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmakers, including the factional Speaker, Matthew Amae-whule, announced their defection in a letter read on the floor of […]

PDP describes the N27.5 trillion budget for 2024 as huge disservice

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has described the N27.5 trillion budget for 2024 fiscal year, as a “huge disservice”, which if allowed to pass, will further asphyxiate Nigerians and plunge the country into more economic depression and hopelessness. The PDP, in a statement on Wednesday, signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Hon. Debo Ologunagba, also […]