A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) yesterday ordered the factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff to stop parading himself as chairman of the party.
Justice Nwamaka Ogbonna in her judgment placed reliance on an earlier judgment of Justice Valentine Ashi of the FCT High Court delivered on June 26, 2016 which sacked Sheriff and which she said, had not been set aside.
Justice Ogbonna held that all actions and decisions taken by […]
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recognised Ahmed Makarfi as acting national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Nick Dazang, INEC’s deputy director, voter education and publicity, said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday. He said INEC ratified the administrative approval granted Makarfi based on the judgment of the federal high court, Port Harcourt.
Dazang said the ratification was in line with INEC’s decision extract, issued on July 14, 2016 and signed by Ishiaku Gali, director, commission’s secretariat.
Former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Vincent Ogbulafor, has blamed the party’s loss of the 2015 general elections on former President Goodluck Jonathan.
He stated that PDP would have won if Jonathan had supported a northern candidate.
“The person who caused the failure of PDP is Jonathan. PDP had internal democracy, a zoning pattern which worked for them for 16 years, and we agreed at a meeting that power would stay in the North for eight years before it […]
Margret, the daughter of the former acting Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus, got married to her husband, Abel Tariah at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Port Harcourt, Rivers state on Friday July 2nd.
Dignitaries at the wedding included Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and his wife Suzette, Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and Former Rivers state governor, Peter Odili and his wife Justice Mary Odili amongst
The chairman of the 2016 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Convention Planning Committee and Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has explained that the party removed Ali Modu Sheriff on Saturday as the party’s national chairman because his leadership was destabilising the party.
In an interview on Saturday night after the 2016 National Convention in Port Harcourt, Governor Wike said: “All along, the crisis has been about the former acting chairman whose emergence was strongly opposed.
“This is destabilising the party and so […]
As probe into the $115m (N23bn) bribe allegedly shared by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke continues, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Saturday arrested former Zamafara Governor, Mamuda Shinkafi; ex-Secretary to his Government; Aminu Nahuce; and Senator Hassan Nasiha, state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The trio were arrested based on the statement of a former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, who reportedly confessed last week that he supervised the disbursement of N450m through […]
The Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ipokia local government area of Ogun State, Alhaji Saruku Suraju, popularly known as “Aro Meta” has died in a hotel after an alleged marathon sex with a woman believed to be a commercial sex worker.
It was gathered that Suraj died at the De Lover Hotel, located at Aseko area, Ibatefin in Ipokia on Friday night.
His mistress fled the scene of the incident when his lover gave up the ghost.
The 68-year old […]
Newsmen gathered that the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Tuesday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party lost the last presidential election because its National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, compromised in the conduct of the election.
Fayose said he has cogent evidences of his unholy alliance with the opposition before the elections. The All Progressives Congress, which was the major opposition party before the election, defeated the PDP at the federal level and in most states of the federation.
This included in […]