• Breaking: Sheriff, Obasanjo in closed door meeting

    Breaking: Sheriff, Obasanjo in closed door meeting

    A factional National Chairman of the People Democratic Party, Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff and former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo held a closed door meeting at his hiltop residence in Abeokuta.

    Sheriff who arrived Obasanjo’s residence at 11:04 in four vehicles convoy went straight to Obasanjo’s inner room for a closed door meeting which lasted for one hour.

    The security operatives attached to Obasanjo’s residence allowed only the SUV that carried Sheriff into the premises while other vehicles were asked to park outside the […]

  • Why PDP sacked Sheriff, elected Ahmed Markarfi as interim chair

    Why PDP sacked Sheriff, elected Ahmed Markarfi as interim chair

    In a bid to urgently reposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and stem the growing tide of opposition within its fold, the national convention of the party yesterday in Port Harcourt sacked its acting national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff.

     

    Sheriff was replaced with a caretaker chairman, former Kaduna State Governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi. Former presidential adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Senator Ben Obi, was elected secretary of the caretaker committee, which was mandated to manage the affairs of the party for […]