Thursday, 21st September 2023

Ali Modu Sheriff

26 Apr 2018
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).
11 Feb 2018
Some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, yesterday, accused Governor Ayodele Fayose of using the State Working Committee (SWC) to persecute them over their relationship with the defunct Senator Ali Modu Sheriff faction.
20 Dec 2017
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on December 9, 2017, concluded the most successful and peaceful National Convention in the history of conventions in Nigeria.
27 Oct 2017
Although the tussle over the control of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) machinery between Senators Ali Modu Sheriff and Ahmed Makarfi has been resolved in favour of the latter, effects of the crisis that almost consumed the major opposition platform still linger....
24 Sep 2017
Contrary to insinuations that Senator Ali Modu Sheriff’s recent visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was to pave way for his eventual defection to the All Progressives Congress ....
22 Sep 2017
The mission of the erstwhile governor of Borno State to the seat of power was unknown, as he avoided State House correspondents after the parley, which lasted for about two hours.
15 Sep 2017
The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, has dismissed the remaining four appeals from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leadership tussle between Senator Ahmed Mohammed Markarfi and Ali Modu-Sheriff.
3 Sep 2017
Former President Jonathan Is To Blame For Handing Party To Kashamu The internal wrangling within the Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) still lingers. The state’s party Executive is among the nine dissolved by the National Executive Council (NEC) due to protracted internal strife. The decision was taken after the Supreme Court ruling, which declared…
10 Aug 2017
Obasanjo moved against the founders of the party, frustrated them out and masterminded the resignation of the party’s chairmen at will. He introduced garrison politics not just into the PDP, but into Nigerian politics.
8 Aug 2017
With a favourable Supreme Court judgment for the mainstream Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the leadership tussle that rocked the party, the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), recently registered as an alternative should the apex court favour the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff ....
7 Aug 2017
PDP thus needs to seek a deep knowledge base that can serve as a practical tool to assist it in thinking through specific needed reforms. It needs internal and cognitive restructuring before aspiring to recruit leaders again.
6 Aug 2017
Of recent, the polity started pointing towards some benefits of two strong political parties: healthy competition and inclusion. Following the July 12, favourable Supreme Court ruling...


Federal government has expressed sadness over the ambush and killing of personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Nigerian Police and Nigerian Army while on official duty at Ehime Mbano Local government area of Imo state
Community leaders in Kurebe, in Shiroro local council of Niger State has distanced themselves from an online news publication that alleged mining companies operating in the area paid bandits certain amount of money for protection. In a joint interview granted to newsmen  in Minna by Haruna Salihu Kurebe, a community leader and Jamilu Abubakar, APC…
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'Transforming Education', an event co-hosted by Devex and NewGlobe on the occasion of the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), held on Thursday to explore initiatives designed to improve the quality and learning outcomes of education in low- and middle-income countries. Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s KwaraLEARN is one of such initiative which the…
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Kaduna State House Assembly, on Thursday, backed the federal government's move to diversify from oil production to solid minerals for sustainable and inclusive economic growth. They also called on the Director-General of the Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office (MCO), Simon Obadiah Nkom, to educate them on the importance of solid minerals so that they can transfer…