2019 race splits PDP in Cross River along Makarfi, Sheriff lines
The race for 2019 has started in earnest in Cross River State, splitting the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state along the camps of the national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff and Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi-led national caretaker committee.
Early resolution of crisis will save the PDP, says Olafeso
We all want to have peace in our party but the truth and reality of this, given the character of the person who has taken over the leadership of our party, that is Ali Modu Sheriff, a two-term governor under the ANPP
Mark, Gusau, others begged Jonathan to convene peace meeting, says Makarfi
The Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has explained how former President Goodluck Jonathan was persuaded to convene the April 6, 2017 peace meeting of the party stakeholders.
PDP youths ask Sheriff to apologise to Jonathan
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youths on Wednesday asked the party's national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to apologise to former President Goodluck Jonathan for walking out on the latter and other PDP leaders at the party's stakeholders meeting in Abuja last week. The youths, under the aegis of the Almagamated PDP Youth Leaders Nationwide, said…
PDP crisis: Makarfi woos Ayade
As the search for peaceful resolution of the crisis the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) continues, the Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction is intensifying efforts at wooing Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade to its side.
Suspected thugs attack office of Sheriff-led PDP faction in Ekiti
Speaking to journalists on the incident, the Deputy Chairman of the group, Olasunkanmi Ogunbiyi accused the Gboyega Oguntuase-led faction, allegedly loyal to Governor Ayodele Fayose and Alhaji Ahmed Makarfi as masterminding the attack.
PDP’s ceasefire collapses as Sheriff, Makarfi engage in counter-accusations
Declaring that the Makarfi group is illegal, Sheriff, in a statement signed by his deputy, Cairo Ojougboh, said that by the pronouncement of the Court of Appeal in Port Harcourt, such a group is not supposed to be in existence.
PDP’s confusion over court rulings and peace parley
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is at a crossroad and might be on the verge of self-destruct if it fails to resolve its crisis and provide Nigerians with a credible opposition before the 2019 general elections.
PDP: Making the regeneration so challenging
Two years on, it has been a tempestuous and tenuous former famed largest political platform in black Africa that has been reeling from an avoidable leadership disputation.