Will the Merger of Opposition Parties Derail the Ruling Party?


Nigeria's main party - the Peoples Democratic Party - say they are not phased by a possible merger by opposition political parties in the country ahead of the 2015 elections. The PDP has gone as far as to say that the merger will fail.
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President Goodluck Jonathan and the PDP

  • Nigeria:  PDP - CPC, ACN Merger Deal Will Fail

    Daily Trust, 19 November 2012

    The Peoples Democratic Party has said it was not loosing sleep over the touted merger deal between the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CPC) and the Action Congress of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Chides ACN Over Party's Ownership Status

    This Day, 19 November 2012

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday asked the leadership of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) to resolve the leadership issue surrounding the alleged one-man ownership ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  S-West PDP Slams ACN Over Lagos LG Election Case

    Vanguard, 19 November 2012

    The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South-West has described the arm-twisting tactics employed by the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, to allegedly subvert the course of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  CPC Replies PDP Over Comments On Buhari

    Daily Trust, 19 November 2012

    The Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) has condemned the national publicity secretary of People's Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, for his disparaging comment that the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ex-Governor Nyame May Return to PDP

    Daily Trust, 19 November 2012

    There are strong indications that former Taraba governor, Jolly Nyame of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, may be making a political U-turn back to the fold of his former ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Ogun PDP - Court Sacks Ex-President Obasanjo Faction

    Vanguard, 19 November 2012

    A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has voided the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP's congresses conducted by a faction loyal to former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Ogun State in ... read more »

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