Nigeria's Ruling Party to Face Political Challenges?


Analysts predict challenges ahead for President Goodluck Jonathan and his party this year as the country gears up for presidential elections in 2015, following major political shake-up last year.
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  • Nigeria:  PDP Denies Members Defection to APC in Kaduna

    Vanguard, 2 January 2014

    The People's Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday denied the rumours making the rounds that over 1, 200 of its members, including its executives had defected to the All Progressives ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC to Assume House Leadership Soon

    Vanguard, 2 January 2014

    There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress, APC, may, on resumption from recess of the House of Representatives on January 13, 2014, assume the leadership of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  1,200 PDP Chieftains Defect to APC in Kaduna

    Leadership, 1 January 2014

    Vice President Namadi Sambo's move to save his job was yesterday truncated following the defection of about 1, 200 chieftains of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from his ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  As PDP Becomes Opposition in Kwara

    Daily Trust, 2 January 2014

    There is tension in Kwara over the recent defection of new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) members to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Our correspondent explores the unfolding ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Defectors Would Return Soon - Bamanga

    Daily Trust, 2 January 2014

    National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Bamanga Tukur yesterday expressed hope that prominent members of the party that left for other parties would soon ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Measures in Place for PDP Defectors to Return, Says Tukur

    Vanguard, 2 January 2014

    NATIONAL CHAIRMAN of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has said the party and the Presidency have put in place measures to ensure that members of the party that ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Moves to Keep Majority in Senate

    Vanguard, 2 January 2014

    The aspiration by the All Progressives Congress, APC to take control of the leadership of the National Assembly is to be stoutly resisted in the Senate. It emerged, yesterday, that ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Says Ready to Rescue Nigeria

    Daily Trust, 1 January 2014

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) has promised Nigerians to make the necessary sacrifices in order to rescue the country from the clutches of the people who were determined to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  1,200 PDP Members in Sambo's Council Defect to APC

    This Day, 1 January 2014

    About 1,200 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kaduna North Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where Vice-President Namadi Sambo comes from, Tuesday defected ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  More PDP Members Defect to APC in VP's Constituency

    Daily Trust, 1 January 2014

    No less than1,200 members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna North Local Government yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). read more »

  • Nigeria:  Abe - I Will Soon Join APC

    This Day, 1 January 2014

    The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Magnus Abe, has said he would soon join the All Progressives Congress (APC), insisting that there was no provision ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Saraki Dares the Odds, Defects to APC

    This Day, 1 January 2014

    Former Governor of Kwara State and senator representing Kwara Central in the Senate, Bukola Saraki, yesterday took the lead among senators itching to defect to the All Progressives ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  I'll Soon Join APC - Abe

    Vanguard, 1 January 2014

    Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Senator Magnus Abe, has said he will soon join All Progressives Congress, APC, insisting that there was no provision in the ... read more »

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