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  • Jonathan Denies Endorsing Sheriff As PDP Chairman

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    Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said he did not endorse Sen Ali Modu Sheriff as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former president, while clarifying his stand on the leadership crisis in the party, said the issue of endorsement neither came up at the closed-doors meeting nor during his interview with journalists….

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  • PDP Crisis: Jonathan Endorses Sheriff Faction

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    Former President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday endorsed Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). This is coming just as various organs of the PDP, including the party’s National Assembly Caucus, governors, Board of Trustees and major stakeholders have passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of Senator Ahmed Makarfi,…

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  • Police Barricades ICC Venue of PDP Meeting

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    …Makarfi accuses Sheriff of instigating police action The crisis within the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) heightened on Monday as the Police barricade the International Conference Center (ICC) venue designated for National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the Senator Makarfi-led group. This has forced the Makarfi group to move their meeting to the Ekiti State governors…

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  • Appeal Court Declares Sherrif PDP Chairman

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    The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has affirmed the emergence of Senator Ali Modu Sheriff as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The court also nullified the May 21, 2016 national convention of the PDP held in Port Harcourt, which dissolved the Sheriif-led executive of the party and elected a…

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  • Governors Forum Consultant Denies EFCC Arrest Of DG

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    Consultant to Nigeria Governors’ Forum on the refund of Paris Club fund to the Forum’s members state, Dr Kayode Ajulo, has described as hoax  the alleged arrest of the Forum’s director general, Mr. Asishana Okauru, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ajulo, who lambasted those behind the rumours maintained that Nigeria’s anti-craft agency,…

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  • Sen Makarfi’s PDP Reaffirms Confidence In Judiciary

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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Sen Ahmed Makarfi yesterday, reiterated its confidence in the judiciary ahead of the February 17 Court of Appeal judgement in Port Harcourt over the leadership crisis rocking the party. The party further noted that it cannot be distracted from repositioning itself for the 2019 general elections….

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