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PDP: Jonathan Backs Dickson C’ttee, Endorses Political Solution

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday threw his weight behind the Governor Seriake Dickson-led Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to him, a political solution remains the best option to tackling the ongoing crisis in the PDP. The former president  who received the governor and members of his committee in his country home at Otuoke, Ogbia local govern ...

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PDP Crisis Not Resolved Yet – Makarfi’s Faction

The Ahmed Makarfi faction of Peoples Democratic Party ,PDP has issued a stunning statement debunking reported resolution of the crisis within the party. A statement by Prince Dayo Adeyeye ,Spokesman  the faction titled: “Re: Signing of Ceasefire Agreement…We Are Yet To Reach A Political Solution – PDP” said Friday, “The attention of the National Caretaker Committee led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi, CON, has bee ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson Commends Northern Leaders For Supporting Political Solution

Governor of Bayelsa State and Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) National Reconciliation Committee, Henry Seriake Dickson, has commended party leaders and elders in the north for opting to support  a political solution to the current crisis in the party. He also commended them for their recommendations on his committee's efforts to find enduring peace in the party The governor stressed that taking t ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson, Ex NSA Gusau In Closed-Door Meeting

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson and former National Security Adviser (NSA),  Lt Gen Aliyu Mohammed Gusau, met behind closed doors in Abuja, the nation's capital on Wednesday. The governor drove off immediately after the meeting without talking to the press, a source said. It was however not clear if the meeting was part of measures to restore peace to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson, IBB In Closed-Door Meeting

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson and former Head of State , Gen Ibrahim Babangida, met behind closed doors in Minna, the capital of Niger State on Wednesday. Dickson, who did not talk to journalists after the meeting which lasted about one hour, was said to have driven off immediately the meeting ended. A reliable source who was close to the meeting, but declined to be named, explained th ...

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PDP May Hold Convention 2nd Quarter

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may hold its national convention in the second quarter of this year where new national officers of the party will be elected. Indications to this effect came yesterday as part of the resolutions contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a meeting held in Abuja by the party’s standing committee on reconciliation headed by the Bayelsa State governor, SeriakeDickson. The ...

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Etim, Ibokessien, Other PDP Stalwarts Shun APC

Attempts by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State to make a bold statement in Ikot Ekpene has hit the rocks, following the inability of the party to pull significant political heavyweights in the area into its fold. It was gathered that despite several mouth watering offers allegedly masterminded by the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere,  fo ...

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PDP, Obasanjo and Hubris, By Sufuyan Ojeifo

Let me state from the outset that I am not a card-carrying member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but I have sympathy for the party for some personal reasons.  With that kind of sympathetic or empathic mindset, it becomes difficult to maintain a dispassionate position - privately or publicly- when matters in issue have direct or indirect bearing or reference to the PDP. It was against this backdrop a ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson’s C’ttee Submits Report, Proposes Early Convention

The National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chaired by Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, in Abuja on Tuesday submitted its report to the chairman of the party, Senator Modu Sheriff, with a proposition that he should to hold convention as soon as possible. The committee also stressed the need for a template that would culminate into a Unity National Convention. Di ...

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Delta PDP Passes Vote Of Confidence In Makarfi,Okowa,Others

The Delta State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party,PDP has passed a vote of confidence in the Ahmed Makarfi –led PDP.This was announced  in a communiqué at a meeting of stakeholders Saturday. “We pass a resounding vote of absolute confidence in the leadership of the Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party and pledge our unalloyed support to it as it p ...

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APC Prays For PDP To Put Its ‘House In Order Soon’

The All Progressives Congress,APC has said it has no interest in the crisis consuming opposition Peoples Democratic Party.The party said it was also praying for PDP to put its house in order soon. Reacting to a series of allegations by PDP,  the National Publicity Secretary of APC,Bolaji  Abdullahi Said “We wish to reiterate that the APC has no interest in the internal crisis of that is consuming the PDP, w ...

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PDP: Sheriff’s Olive Branch ‘A Poisoned Chalice, Greek Gift’ – Makarfi’s Faction

The Ahmed Makarfi –led faction  of opposition Peoples Democratic Party,PDP has dismissed the olive branch from Senator Ali Modu- Sheriff as  “a poisoned chalice and a Greek gift.” A communique at the end of the PDP stakeholders’ meeting Monday in Abuja by the Makarfi faction said “we are not at all deceived by the supposed olive branch being offered by Sen. Ali Modu Sherrif, knowing that the only thing that ...

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