Tag archive for ‘Makarfi’
By Bar and Bench On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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A’Ibom Senatorial Seat: Makarfi-led PDP withdraws appeal challenging sack of Senator Albert Akpan

Says high court judgment which declared Bassey Etim as winner not against party’s interest As PELDEF applauds Makarfi, says its action is a promotion of internal democracy The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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There is no rift between ex-President Jonathan and Gov Dickson—Makarfi

The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Tuesday dismissed as fallacious and mischievous reports of a brewing political crisis in its More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 4th, 2017
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There ‘ll be no special treatment for new members in PDP—Makarfi

As group urges merit, retention of zoning formula National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, on Thursday declared that there would be no special treatment More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Makarfi in auto crash, escaped unhurt—PDP

Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, was on Friday involved in an auto crash. Spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dayo Adeyeye, however said that More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Leadership Tussle: Tortuous road to Makarfi’s legal victory and its implication for PDP, by Ndubuisi Orji

The lingering crisis over the chairmanship of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came to a head on Wednesday when the Supreme Court sacked Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, as the National Chairman of the party. It declared More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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PDP Crisis: Makarfi’s appeal challenging Sheriff’s leadership competent—S’Court

The Supreme Court on Monday refused an invitation by the factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali-Modu Sheriff to terminate, in limine, the appeal filed by his challenger, Ahmed Makarfi to upturn More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Makarfi beats Sheriff to Delta State as Daibo of Accord Party wins Warri by-election

The Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) showed its supremacy over the Ali Modu Sheriff faction when the PDP candidate was defeated in the just concluded Warri South 1 State constituency More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Buhari partial, SGF, NIA DG should have been arrested—PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi on Thursday expressed worry over a three-man investigative panel constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Secretary to the Government More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 24th, 2017
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PDP: S’Court fixes May 4 to hear Makarfi’s appeal as Sheriff, Makarfi groups agree to work for party’s peace

Indications from two fronts on Thursday suggested that the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may be over soon. This is because the Supreme Court not only fixed May 4 to hear the appeal filed by Ahmed More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, March 18th, 2017
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PDP Crisis: I won’t quit, Sheriff replies Makarfi

The court-backed national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),Senator Ali Modu Sheriff yesterday told those canvassing his resignation as a way out of the crisis tearing the party asunder to forget it. He More...