• PDP governors, BoT, others beg Sheriff to allow convention to hold

    PDP governors, BoT, others beg Sheriff to allow convention to hold

    Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party and members of its Board of Trustees on Friday in Abuja, renewed their appeal to the factional National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to allow the PDP hold its national convention without legal bottlenecks.

    Three governors, Ayodele Fayose (Ekiti), Nyesom Wike (Rivers) and Ibrahim Dankwambo (Gombe), met with Sheriff at Gombe Governor’s Lodge in Abuja on Friday, pleading with him to withdraw all his cases against the party.

    However, sources at the meeting […]

  • PDP BoT sacks Sheriff, Makarfi over party leadership crisis

    PDP BoT sacks Sheriff, Makarfi over party leadership crisis

    The Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has sacked both the National Working Committee under the leadership of former Borno governor, Ali Modu Sheriff and the Interim National Caretaker Committee led by former Kaduna governor, Ahmed Makarfi.

    Addressing staff members of the party at the National Secretariat in Abuja, the BoT Chairman, Walid Jibrin said the board will now take over the running of the party pending the resolution of the leadership tussle.

    According to Jibrin, the action […]

  • Pres. Jonathan turns down offer to head PDP’s Board of Trustees

    Pres. Jonathan turns down offer to head PDP’s Board of Trustees

    It was gathered that President Goodluck Jonathan turned down his Peoples Democratic Party’s offer to head the party’s Board of Trustees, before a former minister was appointed on Monday, a senior party leader has said.

    The outgoing president was rumoured to be preparing the grounds to take over as chairman of the troubled party’s BoT, following a precedent set by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

    That speculation gained fillip after the party’s BoT chairman, Tony Anenih, who resigned last week, said he was […]

  • Ex-minister, Haliru Bello emerges acting PDP Board of Trustee chairman

    Ex-minister, Haliru Bello emerges acting PDP Board of Trustee chairman

    It was gathered that  former Minister of Defence, Dr. Haliru Bello, on Monday emerged the acting Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party.
    Bello, who was also a former acting national chairman of the party, replaces Chief Tony Anenih who resigned from office last week.

    The decision to make Bello the acting chairman of the PDP BOT was taken at a meeting held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    He was said to be the only nomination made at the meeting.
    The meeting […]