Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Ahmed Makarfi"

    Senators attempting to remove Saraki are ignorant, says Makarfi

Senators attempting to remove Saraki are ignorant, says Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, a former governor of Kaduna state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) senators cannot get the required number to remove Senate President Bukola Saraki.Makarfi said this on Friday while speaking with members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo state.The ruling party has been mounting pressure on Saraki to step down, with Adams Oshiomhole, its chairman, saying [...]

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    Makarfi: Corruption under APC is worse than PDP’s 16 years

Makarfi: Corruption under APC is worse than PDP’s 16 years

Ahmed Makarfi, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the corruption under All Progressives Congress (APC) is worse than 16 years when PDP ruled.Speaking with PDP leaders in Enugu as part of his nationwide consultation on his aspiration, Makarfi said the extent of corruption in the country would not be known until APC leaves power.The [...]

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    ‘I didn’t vote for APC in 2015’ — Makarfi dismisses Dokubo’s claim

‘I didn’t vote for APC in 2015’ — Makarfi dismisses Dokubo’s claim

Ahmed Makarfi, former chairman of the caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has dismissed a statement made by Asari Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force (NDPSF).In a recent interview, Dokubo said Makarfi voted for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 presidential election and displayed his ballot paper for everyone to see.But in a statement [...]

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    Makarfi: Why south-west could not win the chairmanship position

Makarfi: Why south-west could not win the chairmanship position

Ahmed Makarfi, former chairman of the caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has spoken on the possible reason for the loss of the south-west in the party’s national convention.Five candidates from the region had withdrawn from the chairmanship race and adopted Tunde Adeniran as their consensus candidate.Adeniran later emerged second in the exercise with 231 votes, far behind [...]

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    Makarfi: PDP has less than N2m in its account

Makarfi: PDP has less than N2m in its account

Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the party has been living from hand to mouth.Makarfi said this on Saturday while giving his opening remarks at the elective convention of the PDP.The caretaker chairman said in the past 18 months, his committee has only had access to one bank account which has less [...]

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    Osun PDP: A timely warning to Makarfi leadership

Osun PDP: A timely warning to Makarfi leadership

BY OLUWOLE OLUDAISIIn less than a year from now, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun state will face another landmark battle to reclaim the state, which it lost about eight years ago through judicial rascality and the indiscretion on the part of the then leadership of the party. Sadly, the same ailment, which wreaked havoc on the party in [...]

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    Obasanjo: Me, return to PDP? God forbid!

Obasanjo: Me, return to PDP? God forbid!

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he will never return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Obasanjo spent his two terms as a democratic president under the party and even became chairman of its board of trustees in 2007.But he tore his membership card publicly in the buildup to the 2015 election.The elder statesman played host to a delegation led by Ahmed [...]

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    Broom no longer sweeping well — Makarfi taunts APC

Broom no longer sweeping well — Makarfi taunts APC

Ahmed Makarfi, caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigeria has "suffered enough" under the All Progressives Congress (APC).The PDP chairman said this in Ede, Osun state, during the presentation of N250 million scholarship to 66 indigent undergraduates.He advised the people to "come and stay under the umbrella because the broom is no longer sweeping well".The scholarship scheme [...]

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    Makarfi: When PDP takes over in 2019, we will not be vindictive

Makarfi: When PDP takes over in 2019, we will not be vindictive

Ahmed Makarfi, caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said the opposition party will not be vindictive when it "takes over" the presidency in 2019.Speaking with journalists on Friday in Kaduna, Makarfi said the anti-corruption efforts of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration will be fully appraised "when they leave office".According to Makarfi, the war against corruption [...]

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    Fresh crisis looms in PDP as south-west exco sues Makarfi

Fresh crisis looms in PDP as south-west exco sues Makarfi

The south-west zonal executive committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has filed a suit at the federal high court, Abuja, seeking the nullification of the 75th national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party.The suit marked FHC/ABJ/732/2017 has the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the PDP, Ahmed Makarfi and Ben Obi, Eddy Olafeso, Bunmi Jenyo and the inspector-general of [...]

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    Makarfi: Nigerians will have enough cash in their pockets if we sack APC in 2019

Makarfi: Nigerians will have enough cash in their pockets if we sack APC in 2019

Ahmed Makarfi, caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerians will have enough cash in their pockets after "working hard to sack" the All Progressives Congress in 2019.Makarfi said this on Saturday at the party's non-elective national convention in Abuja.He said Nigerians have faced "so much hunger and sufferings" under the current APC-led administration, adding that they [...]

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    No special privilege for anybody in PDP, says Makarfi

No special privilege for anybody in PDP, says Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is open to new to members, but there will not be special privilege for anybody, Ahmed Makarfi, its national chairman, has said.Makarfi made the statement on Thursday in Abuja when he received a delegation of PDP rescue group, led by Wiberforce Juta, its chairman.Makarfi pledged the party would create level-playing field for all its members.“We [...]

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    Makarfi involved in road crash

Makarfi involved in road crash

Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was involved in an auto-crash on Abuja-Kaduna highway on Friday.Dayo Adeyeye, spokesman of the party, who disclosed this in a statement, said the chairman escaped unhurt.He said the vehicle conveying Makarfi to Kaduna was involved in a head-on collision with other vehicles on the highway.“Earlier today, July 28, 2017, a vehicle [...]

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    APC confused about restructuring, says Makarfi

APC confused about restructuring, says Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) "is in confusion" about the restructuring of Nigeria.In an interview with Daily Trust, Makarfi wondered why the committee on restructuring inaugurated by the APC would be chaired by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, who has said his party "does not believe" in the cause.He said the [...]

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    Modu-Sheriff: The spirit of law

Modu-Sheriff: The spirit of law

It is quite human for Ahmed Markafi and co to quickly imagine the worst storm is over following the legal life-line from the Supreme Court last week and therefore relapse to the iniquities and debauchery of the past. But unless the dominant faction of the beleaguered Peoples Democratic Party now has the sobriety to decode the hidden lessons in the [...]

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    PHOTOS: PDP holds first NEC meeting since supreme court victory

PHOTOS: PDP holds first NEC meeting since supreme court victory

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday held its first caucus meeting since the supreme court declared Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the party.Governors and key members of the party were in attendance.See pictures below:[...]

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