PDP Dips, Loses Former Zamfara Gov, Others To APC

Alhaji Mamuda Shinkafi, a former Governor of Zamfara State, on Sunday defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Shinkafi announced his decision at a ceremony in Gusau, the state capital. He disclosed that all his former cabinet members, including his former Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Mamman Bawa, had joined him into the […]

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Ibori Approves Governor Okowa For Second Term

Former Delta State governor, Chief James Ibori, has approved Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, for a second term and has therefore, called on Deltans to support Okowa. Ibori had over the weekend, made this endorsement at a reception hosted by Mr Mike Diden, the member representing Warri North in Delta State House of Assembly […]

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PDP Crisis: Makarfi Outraged With Seriake Dickson Over Convention Report

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson submitted a reconciliation report to the court-backed National Chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Dickson is sympathetic to Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee. He told Sheriff that for peace to reign, a convention had been tentatively planned for June 30, with some conditions, if Sheriff would lead it. Yesterday, Chairman of the […]

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PDP Senate Caucus Shuns Sheriff’s Peace Offer

Senate Caucus of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), on Wednesday in Abuja, turned down an invitation extended to it by factional National Chairman of the party, Ali Modu Sheriff. The caucus opted for wider consultation in resolving the leadership tussle in the party. Chairman of the caucus, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, made this known while addressing […]

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Ex-Military Administrator, Orji Abandons PDP For APC

A former Military Administrator of Gombe State, Group Captain Joe Orji (retd), who is from Enugu and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member, had yesterday, defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Orji, who was a governorship aspirant of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in 2003 and a retired aircraft engineer with the Nigerian […]

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Fayose Calls Obasanjo A Fraud!

Ekiti Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, during the PDP South-West Caucus meeting in Ado-Ekiti, blasted Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo; describing him as “the greatest fraud” and as well as, advised him to stop seeing himself as a ‘saint’. Fayose accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of compelling governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party to […]

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PDP Crisis: Makarfi Exonerates Self From New Party, APDP

The embattled sacked Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has exonerated himself and members of his committee from those seeking the registration of the new political party, Advanced Peoples Democratic Party (APDP). He said members of the party are free to join other political associations to realise their political […]

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PDP Crisis: Makarfi Faction To Form New Party Called ‘Advanced Peoples Democratic Party (APDP)’

Tension has gripped the Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following the submission of an application to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the registration of a party named Advanced Peoples Democratic Party (APDP). The commission yesterday confirmed receipt of the application believed to have come from supporters of Senator […]

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