• PDP Crisis: We’re ready for reconciliation – Sheriff-led faction

    PDP Crisis: We’re ready for reconciliation – Sheriff-led faction

    According to reports, the Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the PDP says it is ready to reconcile with the Ahmed Markafi-led faction.

    Prof. Wale Oladipo, National Secretary of the Sheriff faction of the party, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja.

    Oladipo said some eminent Nigerians, some of whom were apolitical, had been meeting with the feuding parties with a view to resolving the lingering crisis.

    He said both Sheriff and Markafi attended a peace meeting initiated by these Nigerians, […]

  • Igbo youth urges FG to constitute Reconciliation Committee

    Igbo youth urges FG to constitute Reconciliation Committee

    According to reports, the President, Igbo Youth Congress, Bright Ezeocha, on Saturday urged the Federal Government to constitute a National Reconciliation Committee to facilitate national unity for the progress and development of the nation.

    Ezeocha made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on the occasion of Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary.

    According to him, the bedrock to the growth and development of any nation is unity and peace, and a divided nation cannot record progress.

    Ezeocha said: […]

  • Ogun PDP commends Maikarfi, Sheriff on reconciliation

    Ogun PDP commends Maikarfi, Sheriff on reconciliation

    According to reports the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party under the leadership of Hon. Sikirulahi Ogundele has commended the move by the factional leaders of the party, Senators Ali Modu Sheriff and Ahmed Markafi, to end the crisis which has been plaguing the party for some months now.

    The State chapter of the party said the move has proven that the PDP is one indivisible entity that is ready to re-position to take over the leadership of the […]

  • PDP impasse: Fresh reconciliation begins as Makarfi, Sheriff meet

    PDP impasse: Fresh reconciliation begins as Makarfi, Sheriff meet

    Reconciliation in the lingering leadership crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party started on Tuesday as leaders of the two factions of the party met and agreed to reunite.

    Information about the move was revealed in a joint press conference held by Senator Ben Obi, the Secretary of the PDP National Caretaker Committee, and Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, the Deputy National Chairman of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction, in Abuja.

    Ojougboh, who read the press statement, said Makarfi and Sheriff met on Tuesday morning.

    He […]

  • I won’t sacrifice my political interests for reconciliation – Sheriff vows

    I won’t sacrifice my political interests for reconciliation – Sheriff vows

    The disputed National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, vowed on Friday that he will not sacrifice his integrity, political interest and followers on the altar of reconciliation with the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee.

    He also blamed former President Goodluck Jonathan for causing the party to lose the last elections in Yobe and Borno States to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

    The former Borno State governor insisted on the postponement of Wednesday’s national convention slated for Port Harcourt […]