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Lagos PDP chairman accuses Fayose of biting the fingers that fed him. See more

Segun Adewale

Factional Chairman of the Lagos Chapter of the Peoples Democtratic Party, PDP, Segun Adewale, has described the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose as a “mole” who is “biting the finger that fed him.” Adewale made the remark while reacting to claim that he was plotting to unseat Fayose and replace him with former governor of the state, Kayode Fayemi. Adewale, …

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Governor Obiano personally threatened to kill me – Anambra PDP Chairman


Anambra State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Ken Emeakayi, on Tuesday alleged that Governor Willie Obiano, personally threatened to take his life. Emeakayi said Obiano was furious that he called for his impeachment over constitutional breaches. Emeakayi in a statement said he had sent a petition to the Police to investigate the matter. He alleged that the governor …

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PDP CRISIS | Sheriff, Makarfi In Fresh War Of Words


The Peoples’ Demo­cratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff and the party’s Caretaker Com­mittee Chairman, Ahmed Makarfi, on Monday threw caution to the wind as they engaged each other in ver­bal war. While Sheriff accused Makarfi of frustrating the ongoing reconciliation ef­forts because of the N50 million he gets from the PDP governors and his presidential ambition, Makarfi alleged …

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Dickson’s committee proposes solution to PDP crisis


The National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party chaired by the Bayelsa State Governor, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has reiterated the pursuit of a political solution as the best option in resolving the crisis dogging the party. The committee, which said it had released the submitted report of its findings to the National Chairman of the Party, Senator Ali Modu …

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PDP workers get 25% salary


Members of staff of the Peoples Democratic Party at its national headquarters in Abuja are currently groaning under heavy debt following drastic cut in their monthly salaries, investigation by SUNDAY PUNCH has revealed. Most of the workers have chosen to remain at home while a few of them show up briefly at the party’s temporary headquarters being used by a …

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PDP denies plan to form another party


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Caretaker Committee says it is not a party to the purported planned registration of Advanced Peoples Democratic Party (APDP). The Publicity Secretary of the committee, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, said in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja that the committee or any of its members as individuals, had no hand in such plan. Adeyeye …

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IPAC Removes Adams as Chairman


The Chairman of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Ondo State, Hon Fatai Adams, has been removed sequel to the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). THISDAY learnt that the decision to remove Adams, who is the Deputy Chairman of the PDP in Ondo State, was taken at a meeting held in Akure, the state capital. IPAC is the …

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Sokoto PDP backs Makarfi


Peoples Democratic Party, Sokoto State chapter, has unanimously endorsed the decision of party stakeholders in Abuja to support and recognise Senator Ahmed Makarfi as an authentic chairman of the party instead of Senator Ali Modu Sherrif, as pronounced by the Appeal Court in Port Harcourt recently. The state chairman of the party in Sokoto state, Alhaji Ibrahim Milgoma, stated this after a meeting …

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PDP wins Rivers rerun elections


The People’s Democratic Party, PDP has won the election for Etche/Omuma Federal Constituency. INEC returning officer, Prof. Olushola Omotayo declared the result at the INEC collation centre in Okehi, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers State. Candiate of the PDP, Jerome Eke polled 15,221 while his APC counterpart, Ogbonna Nwuke polled 6,220. The PDP also won the election for Etche …

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We won’t associate with Makarfi, Sheriff factions — Jigawa PDP


The Jigawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it would not identify with neither the party’s Sen. Ahmed Makarfi faction nor Sen. Ali Modu-Sheriff faction. The state`s PDP Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Aminu Jahun, said in Dutse, on Thursday, that the state would not support any division of the party in the state or at the national …

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Sheriff reveals when he will step down as PDP National Chairman


The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has claimed he will step down from the position after the party’s National Convention. He made this known while addressing a delegation of South West PDP at his office in Maitama, Abuja on Wednesday. Sheriff also revealed that he would relocate to the party’s national secretariat this …

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PDP leaders in verbal exchange as IBB urges caution


People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leaders continued yesterday with their brickbats over leadership. Senator Buruji Kashamu urged the Ahmed Makarfi faction to forget appealing weekend’s Court of Appeal judgment which validated the leadership of Ali Modu Sheriff but to cooperate with him. The same position is shared by former Niger State Governor Babangida Aliyu, who yesterday in Minna called for a …

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