Two-party competition in Ekiti State

Kayode Fayemi From the perspective of definition, a two-party competition exists “when the electorate gives its votes largely to only two major parties and in which one or the other party can win a majority in the legislature.” We currently have a two-party system in Nigeria, not least because the political space is dominated by […]

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Olisa Metuh collapses in court during trial

Former national publicity secretary of the People's Democratic Party Olisa Metuh lies on the floor after he collapses in a courtroom in Abuja on Monday, May 21, 2018. PHOTO: Bridget Chiedu Onochie The former national publicity secretary of the People’s Democratic Party Olisa Metuh Monday collapsed in court at the resumption of his trial for […]

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2019: Makarfi woos Obasanjo for PDP against Buhari

Former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caretaker committee chairman, Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has advised former President Olusegun Obasanjo not to jeopardise plans of the opposition in Nigeria to defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and President Muhammadu Buhari in the coming 2019 general elections, through his political actions. Makarfi cautioned the former President on […]

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PDP mourns late CAN General Secretary

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday, described the death of General Secretary of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Musa Asake, as shocking and painful. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja, the party said that the demise of Asake’s death as big blow to humanity. “We note […]

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PDP express concern over Buhari’s Indifference To Burning National Issues

Press statement from the PDP. Read below.. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed deep concerns over the apparent indifference of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari to burning national issues threatening the unity and stability of the country. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Wednesday said “while well-meaning Nigerians and the […]

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Muhammadu Sanusi II says President Jonathan lost the Presidential election because many people were not happy with him and his PDP-led government

Emir of Kano and former CBN governor, Muhammadu Sanusi II says President Jonathan lost the Presidential election because many people were not happy with him and his PDP-led government. In an interview with Punch, the Emir said high level of poverty in the nation played a deciding factor in the voting pattern in this year’s election. […]

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