• You will go to jail, PDP attacks Sheriff as party’s crisis deepens

    You will go to jail, PDP attacks Sheriff as party’s crisis deepens

    The Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday insisted that self-acclaimed National Chairman of the party, Sen Ali Modu Sheriff is not the leader of the party, stressing that Sheriff risk jail terms if he continues to lay claim to his former position.

    In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye, the Makarfi’s faction warned Sheriff against posing as the party chairman.

    The statement reads, “We wish to state categorically that in consonance with Judgment […]

  • Edo Election: Sheriff not in support of PDP’s rejection of result

    Edo Election: Sheriff not in support of PDP’s rejection of result

    Disputed National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff, said he did not support Thursday’s rejection of the yet-to-be-declared result of Wednesday’s governorship election in Edo.

    He said that the rejection of the result ahead of its declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was pre-emptive.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that PDP in Edo, at a news conference in Benin, announced its rejection of the result of the governorship poll.

    Chairman of the party in the […]

  • Ali Modu Sheriff’s Daughters are Just Too Pretty (See Photos)

    Ali Modu Sheriff’s Daughters are Just Too Pretty (See Photos)

    See the gorgeous and pretty daughters and sons of PDP factional Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff.

    These are beautiful pictures showing the daughters of Ali Modu Sheriff, the factional National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party.

    Sheriff could be seen posing with his wife and children in one of the

  • Obasanjo: PDP in coma, needs intensive care

    Obasanjo: PDP in coma, needs intensive care

    What can possibly save the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from going under?

    Its former leader, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, provided an answer yesterday: send it for an intensive care.

    Obasanjo, reviewing  the current state of the party on which  platform he won the 1999 and 2003 presidential elections, likened it to a patient in comatose  and in need of an intensive care.

    The party is torn down the line with two factions fighting for its soul.

    Leading one faction is former governor of Kaduna […]

  • Edo governorship election: Recognise my candidate not Makarfi’s – Sheriff to INEC

    Edo governorship election: Recognise my candidate not Makarfi’s – Sheriff to INEC

    Embattled factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, Friday, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to recognise his candidate, Mr. Mathew Iduoriyekwemwen, as the party’s flag bearer in the upcoming September 10, Edo State governorship election.

    In a letter submitted at the INEC’s office in Abuja, the former Borno State governor declared Iduoriyekwemwen as the “authentic” candidate of the party and not the candidate of the Sen Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, who […]

  • Jimoh Ibrahim picks Ondo governorship form from Sheriff

    Jimoh Ibrahim picks Ondo governorship form from Sheriff

    Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim on Thursday obtained the Peoples Democratic Party nomination form to vie for the governorship seat of Ondo State.

    He was the first aspirant to pick the form from the factional National Chairman of the party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff.

    While speaking at the occasion, Ibrahim promised to defray the salary of workers in the state within 100 days.

    He stated that the Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has no locus in law to lay claim […]

  • FCT Court reaffirms Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP chair

    FCT Court reaffirms Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP chair

    Justine Okon Abang of the Fed­eral High Court, Abuja has reaf­firmed Ali Modu Sheriff as chairman and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, with an attendant order for the Independent Electoral Com­mission, INEC to accord him the nec­essary recognition by accepting his nominees for the governorship elec­tions in Edo and Ondo states.

    An enrolment order of the court in suit FHC/ABJ/CS/SC/2016, brought before him, the judge stated that the Ahmed Makarfi Caretaker Commit­tee lacks legitimacy in the eyes of the […]

  • Ali Modu Sheriff gives condition that will make him vacate office as PDP chair

    Ali Modu Sheriff gives condition that will make him vacate office as PDP chair

    Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has expressed his willingness to vacate office.

    He, however, stressed that that will only happen when the national leadership of the party asks him to leave.

    Sheriff, who spoke in Abuja on Tuesday when some state chairmen of the party paid him a solidarity visit, stated that it was wrong for a faction of the party to attempt pushing him aside when he was elected by the members of […]

  • BREAKING!!! Court sacks Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP National Chairman

    BREAKING!!! Court sacks Ali Modu Sheriff as PDP National Chairman

    An FCT High Court presided over by Justice Valentine Ashi has annulled the PDP 2014 Constitution Amendment through which, the embattled factional Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff assumed

  • Ali Modu Sheriff inaugurates five committees to conduct fresh primary election in Edo

    Ali Modu Sheriff inaugurates five committees to conduct fresh primary election in Edo

    Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, embattled factional chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP on Thursday inaugurated five committees for the conduct of a fresh primary election in Edo State.

    Sheriff’s action is coming just few days after the Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee, Sen Ahmed Makarfi announced Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the party’s flag bearer for the state election.

    Inaugurating the committee, Sheriff cited Section 50(1) of the party’s constitution which he claimed was derived from the provisions of relevant sections […]

  • Photo of PDP Factional leader, Ali Modu Sheriff, his wife and their children

    Photo of PDP Factional leader, Ali Modu Sheriff, his wife and their children

    The wife of the PDP Factional leader, Halti Ali Modu Sheriff turned 52 years old yesterday and celebrated with her husband and their children.

    The wife of the PDP Factional leader, Halti Ali Modu Sheriff turned 52 years old yesterday and celebrated with her husband and their