Ex-Reps Adamu picks SDP guber ticket in Jigawa

Former member of the House of Representatives, Bashir Adamu, has won the Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship ticket in Jigawa State. The Returning Officer, Mr Alex Baidi, who announced him as the party’s consensus candidate, said the candidate was a three-time member of the House of Representatives, and had headed various committees including that of…

2019: Donald Duke picks SDP presidential ticket

Former governor of Cross River State,Mr Donald Duke,last night,emerged as presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP,in the 2019 election. Donald Duke Duke got a total of 812 votes in the keenly contested election to clinch the party’s ticket. He was trailed behind by the former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Professor Jerry…

Oyo guber: We’ll boycott 2019 elections if denied – Oke Ogun indigenes

Indigenes of Oke Ogun geopolitical zone in Oyo State have vowed to boycott the 2019 gubernatorial election if the existing political parties failed to field indigenes of the zone as their gubernatorial candidates. They made the vow yesterday when representatives of Oke Ogun Development Consultative Forum (ODCF) visited state secretariats of some existing political parties…

Osun: SDP, ADC, ADP partner to stop ‘APC rigging’

The Social Democratic Party, Action Democratic Party, and African Democratic Congress said yesterday held talks to consolidate efforts at forestalling what they described as “the rigging antics of the ruling All Progressives Congress.” Speaking on behalf of the other parties at a press conference in Osogbo, the candidate of the SDP, Iyiola Omisore said the…

Osun guber: SDP, APC, PDP lure electorate with employment

By Lateef Dada Osogbo As September 22 governorship election in Osun State inches closer political parties in the state have been luring residence with employment and empowerment offers. The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, Senator Iyiola Omisore, had initiated the empowerment programme as a bait to get votes, directing graduates to approach…