Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tag "Adams Oshiomhole"

    Obaseki’s aide: Oshiomhole desperate to revive his drowning career 

Obaseki’s aide: Oshiomhole desperate to revive his drowning career 

Crusoe Osagie, spokesman of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is desperate to save his political career.  Oshiomhole, a former governor of the state, had on Sunday said he made a mistake by supporting Obaseki to succeed him in 2016. But reacting, in a statement, Osagie said the problem with [...]

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    Obaseki: Oshiomhole angry with me because I didn’t allow him become godfather

Obaseki: Oshiomhole angry with me because I didn’t allow him become godfather

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC), is angry with him because refused to be used in his plan to become godfather in the state. Speaking through Crusoe Osagie, his special adviser on media and communication strategy, Obaseki said Oshiomhole supported him in 2016 because he had a hidden motive. Oshiomhole had [...]

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    ‘God has taken out the snake’ — Oshiomhole vows to stop Obaseki

‘God has taken out the snake’ — Oshiomhole vows to stop Obaseki

Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has assured the party's loyalists of victory in the forthcoming Edo governorship election. Addressing his supporters in Edo during the  weekend, he expressed the confidence that the APC would win the September 19 election. In a veiled reference to Godwin Obaseki, incumbent governor of the state, Oshiomhole said he is glad [...]

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    Okorocha threatens ambassadorial nominee over primaries conducted under Oshiomhole

Okorocha threatens ambassadorial nominee over primaries conducted under Oshiomhole

Rochas Okorocha, senator representing Imo west, has threatened to make a case against the nomination of Yamah Mohammed, an ambassadorial nominee from Edo state. Okorocha got furious on Wednesday after Mohammed mentioned screening and conducting of primary polls for the All Progressives Congress (APC) as one of his achievements. Mohammed had appeared before the senate committee on foreign affairs for screening. In the [...]

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    APC crisis: Oshiomhole’s opponents withdraw suit seeking his suspension

APC crisis: Oshiomhole’s opponents withdraw suit seeking his suspension

A suit seeking the removal of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been withdrawn. On March 4, Danlami Senchi, judge of a federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Jabi, Abuja, ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole in the interim following an application filed by Oluwale Afolabi, counsel to the plaintiffs. On June 16, the court [...]

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    Oshiomhole, Oyegun named members of APC campaign for Edo guber

Oshiomhole, Oyegun named members of APC campaign for Edo guber

Adams Oshiomhole and John Oyegun, former national chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have been named as members of the party's national campaign council for the Edo governorship election. Oshiomhole and Oyegun had disagreed on a number of issues concerning the party. Oyegun accused Oshiomhole of fuelling the crisis in the party in Edo state, saying his brand of leadership [...]

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    The politics of Tinubu obsession

The politics of Tinubu obsession

National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has very strong enemies and a few of them would not wait for him to die before burying him. As soon as there were indications last week that President Muhammadu Buhari had withdrawn support for APC Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the floodgate of attacks opened. Apart from its [...]

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    Ize-Iyamu: Oshiomhole was trying to demarket me — he never meant the bad things he said

Ize-Iyamu: Oshiomhole was trying to demarket me — he never meant the bad things he said

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo governorship election, says Adams Oshiomole, former governor of the state, never meant the bad things he said about him. He said the APC leader was only trying to "demarket" him when he contested for governor under a different party -- the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In 2016 when he was [...]

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    ‘Oshiomhole made mistakes, NWC was like a fight club’ — 7 things Tinubu said on APC crisis

‘Oshiomhole made mistakes, NWC was like a fight club’ — 7 things Tinubu said on APC crisis

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has finally opened up on the ouster of Adams Oshiomhole, the party's former national chairman and his loyalist. In a 1858-word statement on Saturday, Tinubu detailed how the crisis which saw the dissolution of the party's national working committee (NWC) could have been averted. He admitted there were mistakes which Oshiomhole must [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I accept dissolution of APC NWC in good faith

Oshiomhole: I accept dissolution of APC NWC in good faith

Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has accepted the decision of the party's national executive committee (NEC) to dissolve the national working committee (NWC) which he led. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, Oshiomhole said he has also asked his lawyers to withdraw his suit at the supreme court. The former Edo governor [...]

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    ‘No victor, no vanquished’ — Giadom reacts to dissolution of APC NWC

‘No victor, no vanquished’ — Giadom reacts to dissolution of APC NWC

Victor Giadom, former deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says there is "no victor, no vanquished" in the decision of the national executive committee (NEC) to dissolve the national working committee (NWC) of the party. The NEC of the party dissolved the NWC following a leadership tussle. After an order of the appeal court upheld the suspension of Adams [...]

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    Edo APC ward ‘lifts’ Oshiomhole’s suspension

Edo APC ward ‘lifts’ Oshiomhole’s suspension

The executive committee of ward 10 in Etsako west local government of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state has lifted the suspension on Adams Oshiomhole as a member of the party. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, Emuakemeh Sule, secretary of the ward, 17 members out of 26 signed the resolution. Oshiomhole was suspended by the party in November [...]

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    Saraki welcomes Obaseki to PDP, says Oshiomhole is about to meet his waterloo

Saraki welcomes Obaseki to PDP, says Oshiomhole is about to meet his waterloo

Bukola Saraki, former president of the senate, says Adams Oshiomhole, suspended national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is about to meet his "waterloo." In a statement on Friday, Yusuph Olaniyonu, media aide to Saraki, quoted the former senate president as saying this while welcoming Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Exactly one week ago, Obaseki [...]

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    APC crisis deepens as court reaffirms Giadom acting national chairman

APC crisis deepens as court reaffirms Giadom acting national chairman

A high court of the federal capital territory (FCT) has reaffirmed Victor Giadom as the acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The court also ruled that Mustapha Salihu, national vice-chairman north-east, should act as national secretary. The rulings of the court on Thursday were sequel to ex parte motions filed by Salihu. S. U Bature, the judge, held that his [...]

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    ‘Our party is collapsing’ — DG of APC govs forum calls for NEC meeting over crisis

‘Our party is collapsing’ — DG of APC govs forum calls for NEC meeting over crisis

Salihu Lukman, director-general of the Progressive Governors Forum, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is collapsing with no leader in charge. The APC has been embroiled in a leadership crisis following the appeal court judgment upholding the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the party. While the party announced Abiola Ajimobi, former Oyo governor, as acting chairman, Victor Giadom, APC [...]

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    Oshiomhole, Obaseki and APC’s game of long knives

Oshiomhole, Obaseki and APC’s game of long knives

I goofed, but may be just a little, because this is not how the story ends.  In January, I predicted that the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and his protege and Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, would drag themselves to the brink, but that just when everyone thinks they’ll fall off the edge, they would stop [...]

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