Nigeria's main political opposition on Saturday said it had been forced to cancel a key presidential campaign rally in the capital Abuja, and blamed President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party.
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Atiku Abubakar and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had been due to hold the event in the Garki area of the city, with just a week to go until polling day.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has suspended its Presidential Mega Rally, earlier scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 9 in Abuja.
In a statement disclosed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, and Director, Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party averred that it stood down its presidential mega rally in spite of the fa...
Ologbondiyan said this situation even arose in spite of the fact that the PDP had made payments to the authorities and obtained official approval to host the mega rally at the Old Parade Ground, Garki, Abuja.
The All Progressives Congress, APC, has reacted to allegations by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of denial of access to a rally ground in Abuja.
LAGOS - Nigeria's president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa's most populous nation.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, are frustrated with the increasing popularity and base of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, National Publicity Secretary of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan described government’s action as a sign of what he called the growing frustration in the camp of President Buhari ahead of the election.
The PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in a statement said, “It may interest Nigerians to know that the PDP duly paid and got permission to host our mega rally at the Old Parade Ground in Garki, Abuja, only for the officials of t...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Friday condemned the reported directive by the Buhari Presidency and the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to shut down the venue for its Presidential campaign mega rally in Abuja billed for Saturday.
In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP flayed the Buhari-led government for the development, noting that the facility was duly paid for earlier enough.
The Peoples Democratic Party has suspended its presidential mega rally, earlier scheduled for Saturday, February 9 in Abuja.
The Governor, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, frowned at the unwarranted assault on a woman especially from an appointee of government who ought to ensure that the rule of law is observed in all situations.
Buhari assumed office on the heels of the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok in the country's northeast Borno state by the Boko Haram armed group.
Nigeria's main presidential hopefuls court voters in two key cities on Saturday, as election campaigning reaches its climax with one week to go before the ballot.
Nigeria’s president and ruling party were on Saturday accused of dirty tricks to stifle opposition support, with one week to go before the election in Africa’s most populous nation.
The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had been due to hold a “mega-rally” in Abuja, but said it was shut out of the venue despite having made payments and obtained official approval.
The party, however, said that: “Atiku Abubakar, being a true democrat and statesman has decided to go with the people in their collective quest to rescue our nation from the vengeful, divisive, violent prone, insensitive, completely incompetent an...
With barely five days to the deadline for the campaign, our correspondents gathered on Friday that the leading political parties –the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party-were strategising on how to make lasting impres...
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the directive by the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government to shut the venue for its Presidential campaign rally in Abuja billed for today, as an act of de...