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    Sheriff named DG of Buhari support committee

Sheriff named DG of Buhari support committee

Ali Modu Sheriff, former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been named the director-general of "Buhari 2019 presidential support committee".Gideon Sammani, senior special assistant to the president on political matters, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.The committee is made up of 35 members in the support committee, 10 in the national advisory committee, five members of national [...]

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    Sheriff reconciles with Shettima, says ‘APC is my home’

Sheriff reconciles with Shettima, says ‘APC is my home’

Ali Modu Sheriff, former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has reconciled with Kashim Shettima, Borno governor.Both men have not been on speaking terms for a long period.But on Friday, Sheriff visited the government house in Maiduguri, announcing that he had returned to the All Progressives Congress (APC), "my home."The former Borno governor appealed to APC members in [...]

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    34 state chairmen of Sheriff’s PDP faction defect to APC

34 state chairmen of Sheriff’s PDP faction defect to APC

Thirty-four state chairmen of the Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday formally defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).They include Hope Uzodinma, Gbemisola Saraki and Teslim Folarin.NAN reports that the defectors were led to the APC national secretariat, Abuja by Cairo Ojougboh where they were received by John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the party.Ojougboh, [...]

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    Sheriff meets Osinbajo in Aso Rock

Sheriff meets Osinbajo in Aso Rock

Ali Modu Sheriff, former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), held a private meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday.Sheriff arrived at the villa while Osinbajo was presiding over the economic management meeting. He waited patiently until the nation's number two citizen rounded off around 4pm.Osinbajo gave audience to the former PDP leader, [...]

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    Sheriff missing at convention as PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure

Sheriff missing at convention as PDP extends Makarfi’s tenure

Ali Modu Sheriff, sacked chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was nowhere to be found at the party's national convention in Abuja, on Saturday.This is just as the party extended the tenure of Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the national caretaker committee for another four months.The extension, according to the party, is to give the committee ample time to conduct [...]

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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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    PDP to hold convention August 12

PDP to hold convention August 12

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold a non-elective convention on August 12 in Abuja.This followed a meeting of the national executive committee (NEC) of the party on Tuesday.The committee also resolved to reinstate all states executive elected at the April 2016 congress that were later removed by Ali Modu Sheriff.The leadership of the party has been meeting since Monday.The [...]

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    Sheriff: Corrupt PDP politicians must be brought to justice

Sheriff: Corrupt PDP politicians must be brought to justice

Ali Modu Sheriff, sacked national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he will work with anti-corruption agencies to bring corrupt politicians, including those in his party to justice.Sheriff said this in a statement issued by Bernard Mikko, his media aide.Until last Wednesday, he held on to the leadership of the PDP. The supreme court declared Ahmed Makarfi as [...]

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    Sheriff group: For now, we are still members of PDP

Sheriff group: For now, we are still members of PDP

Cairo Ojouigboh, deputy national vice-chairman of the Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says for now, those loyal to Sheriff are still members of the party despite the recent supreme court judgement.Ojouigboh said this in Warri, Delta state, after meeting with some members who were loyal to the former chairman of the party.Ojouigboh, however, said that [...]

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    Dickson advises Makarfi to pursue genuine reconciliation

Dickson advises Makarfi to pursue genuine reconciliation

Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa state, has called on Ahmed Makarfi, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) national caretaker committee, to pursue a “genuine reconciliation”.He also called on Ali Modu Sheriff, former chairman of the party, to support the party’s caretaker committee.The governor, who is also the chairman of the national reconciliation committee of the PDP, said the apex [...]

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    Fayose: I was prepared to burn my PDP membership card at supreme court

Fayose: I was prepared to burn my PDP membership card at supreme court

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he went to the supreme court with the mindset to set ablaze his membership card if Ali Modu Sheriff had been declared chairman of the party.The apex court had on Wednesday affirmed Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the party, effectively ending the leadership tussle of the PDP.Fayose said he was armed [...]

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    I’d have resigned if Sheriff had won at supreme court, says PDP BoT chairman

I’d have resigned if Sheriff had won at supreme court, says PDP BoT chairman

Walid Jibrin, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) board of trustees, says he would have resigned if the supreme court ruling on the chairmanship of the party had favoured Ali Modu Sheriff.The supreme court had on Wednesday recognised Ahmed Makarfi as chairman of the PDP after a protracted legal tussle that led to the emergence of two factions.Reacting through [...]

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    Sheriff’s PDP faction in shock over supreme court ruling

Sheriff’s PDP faction in shock over supreme court ruling

The Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed shock over the judgment of the supreme court which affirmed Ahmed Makarfi as the party's authentic chairman.The faction's reaction is contained in a statement signed by Cairo Ojuogboh and Bernard Mikko, the erstwhile deputy chairman and spokesperson, respectively."We received with shock the 12th July judgement of the Supreme [...]

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    Adeleke, Makarfi’s victories… is PDP back to life?

Adeleke, Makarfi’s victories… is PDP back to life?

The supreme court has inexorably ended the leadership tussle in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Not long after the party, which once touted itself to be the largest in Africa, lost the 2015 presidential election, it galloped into an internecine feud.Ali Modu Sheriff, who emerged national chairman of the PDP after a prod and propping of governors elected on the party’s [...]

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    APC: Neither Makarfi nor Sheriff is a threat to us

APC: Neither Makarfi nor Sheriff is a threat to us

Bolaji Abdullahi, national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says that the party is not threatened by who becomes the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).He said this on Wednesday in Abuja while reacting to supreme court judgment on the PDP leadership crisis which declared Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the party.Abdullahi said there [...]

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    ‘Knockout punch for Sheriff’ — Twitter reactions to Makarfi’s supreme court victory

‘Knockout punch for Sheriff’ — Twitter reactions to Makarfi’s supreme court victory

As expected, supreme court is trending on Twitter following the ruling that affirmed Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The verdict of the apex court on Wednesday effectively put an end to Ali Modu Sheriff's claim to the leadership position of the party.Here are some reactions from Nigerians on Twitter.https://twitter.com/4eyedmonk/status/885065659176103939https://twitter.com/Itz_abdoool/status/885080420357951488https://twitter.com/pingtayo/status/885081699998208000https://twitter.com/Ubaidullahy/status/885080626914787328https://twitter.com/Lukuman9/status/885080447197360130https://twitter.com/F_Jay_/status/885080349939814400https://twitter.com/ImohUmoren/status/885080240040673281https://twitter.com/jimbiochore/status/885080220067389440https://twitter.com/dskuko/status/885080142170796033https://twitter.com/freenaijaman/status/885079823273652226 [...]

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