Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag "Walid Jibrin"

    Ologbondiyan: PDP not in dilemma over number of presidential aspirants

Ologbondiyan: PDP not in dilemma over number of presidential aspirants

Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the party is not in dilemma as regards the number of its presidential aspirants.There are at least 12 aspirants seeking the presidential ticket of the opposition party.Addressing reporters after a meeting on September 6, Walid Jibrin, chairman of the party's board of trustees (BoT), said the party was trying "its [...]

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    Jibrin reappointed PDP BoT chairman

Jibrin reappointed PDP BoT chairman

The board of trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reappointed Walid Jibrin as its chairman.In a statement, Jibrin said the decision to reappoint him was taken at a meeting of the board which held on Thursday.He said Adolphus Wabara, acting secretary of the board, was also confirmed as secretary for a term of five years.Wabara is a former [...]

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    2019 presidency: PDP calls on Saraki, Kwankwaso to ‘come back quickly’

2019 presidency: PDP calls on Saraki, Kwankwaso to ‘come back quickly’

Walid Jibrin, chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) board of trustees, has called on Senate President Bukola Saraki, Rabiu Kwankwaso, for Kano governor, to "quickly" return.Jibrin on Tuesday described the return of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as a "good omen to PDP"."We are also expecting the return of some of our former governors, National Assembly members and very renowned party [...]

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    PDP ‘waiting for Saraki, Kwankwaso to return home’

PDP ‘waiting for Saraki, Kwankwaso to return home’

The board of trustees of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on aggrieved members who left the party to follow the footsteps of former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku "and return home".Walid Jibrin, chairman of the board, made the call while briefing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja.He said: "As the party joyfully welcomes Atiku back to his home PDP, we are equally [...]

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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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    Victory for Sheriff? BoT asks PDP to relocate convention to Abuja

Victory for Sheriff? BoT asks PDP to relocate convention to Abuja

The board of trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the national caretaker committee of the party to hold the next national convention in Abuja.The board also asked the Ahmed Makarfi committee to constitute a new convention planning committee.The recommendations are part of the conditions which Ali Modu Sheriff, factional chairman of the party, gave for peace [...]

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    PDP crisis: God won’t forgive us if we sit and do nothing, says BoT

PDP crisis: God won’t forgive us if we sit and do nothing, says BoT

The board of trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says God will not forgive it if it does not make an attempt to resolve the leadership crisis rocking the party.Walid Jibrin, chairman of the board, said this in Abuja on Monday while inaugurating an 18-man reconciliation committee headed by Jerry Gana, former minister of information.Dismissing the insinuation that [...]

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    PDP is not for sale, says BoT chairman

PDP is not for sale, says BoT chairman

Walid Jibrin, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) board of trustees (BOT), says the party is not for sale.Speaking at the inauguration of the party's national convention and financial committees, Jibrin said delegates have been told to reject people who offer money in exchange for votes.He added that there were moves to reconcile feuding parties, and ensure that credible [...]

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    The battle is not yet over, says Sheriff

The battle is not yet over, says Sheriff

It appears as if the last is yet to be heard of the crisis tearing at the heart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as Ali Modu Sheriff, factional chairman of the party, has vowed to continue with his court cases.Sheriff’s statement is in opposition to that of Walid Jibrin, chairman of the opposition party’s board of trustees (BoT).Speaking at [...]

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    PDP BoT chairman begs members not to leave

PDP BoT chairman begs members not to leave

Walid Jibrin, acting chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) board of trustees (BoT), on Thursday appealed to members contemplating of leaving the party to shelve the idea.Jibrin, who made the appeal at the party’s 70th national executive committee (NEC) meeting in Abuja, said leaving the party for another was not the solution."Many of us who are founding members of [...]

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    I don’t believe Buhari is slow, says PDP BoT member

I don’t believe Buhari is slow, says PDP BoT member

Walid Jibrin, secretary, board of Trustee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be assessed in 100 days.Speaking with reporters in Nasarawa on Friday, Jibrin urged Nigerians to give Buhari more time.“I don’t agree that Buhari is slow and I don’t believe that 100 days are enough to judge anybody or any one [...]

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    Obasanjo’s behaviour ‘immature, irresponsible’

Obasanjo’s behaviour ‘immature, irresponsible’

Walid Jibrin, secretary, board of trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, says Olusegun Obasanjo, former Nigerian president, announced his exit from the ruling party in a far from dignifying manner.Addressing state house correspondents after a meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja on Monday, Jibrin said Obasanjo ought to have followed due process in taking the decision.The former president had handed [...]

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