Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "Makarfi"

    Don’t postpone 2019 elections, Makarfi warns INEC

Don’t postpone 2019 elections, Makarfi warns INEC

Ahmed Makarfi, former governor of Kaduna state, says any attempt to postpone the 2019 general election will threaten the survival of Nigeria's democracy.Makarfi said this in reaction to the statement by Mahmood Yakubu, chairman, Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), that the electoral body might be compelled to suspend the 2019 general election following threats of violence by some politicians.Yakubu reportedly said [...]

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    Be careful with defectors, Makarfi warns PDP leaders

Be careful with defectors, Makarfi warns PDP leaders

Ahmed Makarfi, former governor of Kaduna state, has warned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to thread with caution in admitting defectors into the party.Makarfi, who is a presidential aspirant of the party in the 2019 election, gave the caution on Friday in Lokoja, Kogi state capital.He was in the state to solicit the support for his presidential ambition.Many key figures [...]

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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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    PDP will fight to stay alive… it will not die, says Agbaje

PDP will fight to stay alive… it will not die, says Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje, Lagos state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election, says the party will remain alive in spite of its internal problems.Agbaje, a candidate for the party's national chairman position, told NAN in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, that members would keep the party alive, as it is opposition in the country.He said the decision of delegates [...]

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