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    Losing election is not end of political career, Oshiomhole taunts Atiku

Losing election is not end of political career, Oshiomhole taunts Atiku

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says losing an election is not the end of one's political career.Oshiomhole was reacting to the decision of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, to challenge the judgment of the presidential election petition tribunal at the supreme court.The tribunal had dismissed the petition filed by the [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Obaseki fired the only commissioner I nominated

Oshiomhole: Obaseki fired the only commissioner I nominated

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, removed the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet.In an interview with Channels Television, Oshiomhole said the governor took the action after a reconciliatory meeting between him and his successor.He said four other governors attended the meeting.The duo have been in the news [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Buhari can no longer be referred to as ‘Baba go slow’

Oshiomhole: Buhari can no longer be referred to as ‘Baba go slow’

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari can no longer be referred to as "Baba go slow".Those who expressed dissatisfaction with the pace of Buhari's government during his first term had labelled him "Baba Go Slow".During one of his trips to Dubai, the president had told the Nigerian community there that he was [...]

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    Xenophobia: Oshiomhole asks FG to take over MTN

Xenophobia: Oshiomhole asks FG to take over MTN

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the federal government to take over MTN in order to send a strong message to South Africa over the attacks on Nigerians based in the country.On Monday, shops and properties of Nigerians were looted and destroyed in different parts of South Africa.Speaking with journalists on Thursday in Abuja, [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Even our enemies agree Yahaya Bello has done well

Oshiomhole: Even our enemies agree Yahaya Bello has done well

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, has done well in the state more than his predecessors.Speaking on Thursday during a meeting of the national working committee at the party’s secretariat in Abuja, Oshiomhole said the governor's performance in three years is beyond what the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led administration in [...]

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    APC: Corruption incorporated

APC: Corruption incorporated

APC is a party that claims to be anti-corruption.  However, the evidence is now overwhelming that this claim is one big scam.  An anti-corruption party cannot, at the same time, be a party that provides refuge for those accused of corruption.  How is this for an anti-corruption slogan: APC chairman, Adams Oshiomhole says: “Once you have joined APC all your [...]

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    APC will rule beyond 2023, says Oshiomhole

APC will rule beyond 2023, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is confident the party will rule beyond 2023.He spoke in Abuja during a meeting with governors elected under the platform of the party.The national chairman urged party members to work together, adding that there is a lot more to be done in order to sustain the "progress made [...]

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    Obaseki pays surprise visit to Oshiomhole

Obaseki pays surprise visit to Oshiomhole

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, on Monday, paid a visit to Adams Oshiomhole, his predecessor, despite the reports of disagreement between them. Obaseki visited Oshiomhole, who was with his mother, Aishetu Oshiomhole, for the Eid-el-Kabir holidays, at his Iyamho country home.The governor was said to have expressed his appreciation for the support he received from the Muslim community while reiterating [...]

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    Oshiomhole absent as Secondus leads PDP bigwigs to Oyegun’s birthday

Oshiomhole absent as Secondus leads PDP bigwigs to Oyegun’s birthday

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was conspicuously absent at the 80th birthday ceremony of John Oyegun, his predecessor.President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the APC, were also absent at the occasion which took place in Benin, capital of Edo state, on Monday.Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, and Rotimi Akeredolu, his Ondo [...]

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    Obaseki: I’ve met with Oshiomhole… we’ll resolve our differences

Obaseki: I’ve met with Oshiomhole… we’ll resolve our differences

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says he has met with Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and efforts are being made to resolve the issues between them.The governor said this at St Paul Catholic Church, Benin, during a mass organised to mark the 80th birthday of John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the APC, on Monday.He [...]

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    Oyegun describes feud between Obaseki, Oshiomhole as shameful

Oyegun describes feud between Obaseki, Oshiomhole as shameful

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the feud between Adams Oshiomhole, his successor, and Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, as ridiculous and shameful.Odigie-Oyegun spoke when the leadership of the correspondents’ chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo state council, paid him a courtesy visit to mark his 80th birthday at the [...]

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    Bauchi governor describes Oshiomhole as a danger to political stability

Bauchi governor describes Oshiomhole as a danger to political stability

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), poses danger to political stability in the state.In a statement on Thursday, the governor blamed Oshiomhole for the crisis rocking the state house of assembly.Oshiomhole had demanded that a fresh proclamation be issued for the inauguration  of the Bauchi assembly.But speaking through Ladan [...]

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    Even dictatorship has dividends, says Oshiomhole 

Even dictatorship has dividends, says Oshiomhole 

Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says dividends of democracy is a mistake as dictatorship also comes with dividends. Oshimhole said this while fielding questions from journalists after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Asked to react to the criticisms from members of his party on both the ministerial and senate committee chairmen lists, the chairman of [...]

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    Don’t issue fresh proclamation for Edo assembly, court tells Obaseki

Don’t issue fresh proclamation for Edo assembly, court tells Obaseki

A federal high court in Port Harcourt has directed Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, not to issue a fresh proclamation letter to the state house of assembly.On Tuesday, the senate had given the governor a week ultimatum to issue a fresh proclamation for the inauguration of the state house of assembly.In reaction, Obaseki said he would not obey the [...]

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    Edo speaker: Senate’s threat is part of Oshiomhole’s plot to remove Obaseki

Edo speaker: Senate’s threat is part of Oshiomhole’s plot to remove Obaseki

Frank Okiye, speaker of Edo state house of assembly, has described the crisis rocking the state as a smokescreen by Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to deny Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state, a second term.Fielding questions from journalists on Friday, Okoye said the planned takeover by the senate was part of Oshiomhole's "grand plot" [...]

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    Oshiomhole advises NLC to be ruthless on implementation of minimum wage

Oshiomhole advises NLC to be ruthless on implementation of minimum wage

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has to be aggressive if it wants the new minimum wage to be implemented.Oshiomhole gave this advice on Thursday at a reception in honour of Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organisation (ILO).The federal government had approved a new national minimum wage in [...]

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