Saturday, February 16, 2019

Tag "Adams Oshiomhole"

    Oshiomhole: INEC believes everything PDP says

Oshiomhole: INEC believes everything PDP says

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) believes everything the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says.Speaking at a press briefing in Abuja, on Wednesday, Oshiomhole alleged that the INEC was working to the advantage of the PDP, adding that the commission has been very unfair to the ruling party.While responding to [...]

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    Okorocha: Oshiomhole, Amaechi planning to stop me by all means

Okorocha: Oshiomhole, Amaechi planning to stop me by all means

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, are trying to stop his political progress by all means.Addressing some of his supporters on Tuesday, he said their calculation is that he would be a strong force to contend with in 2023, hence, the plan to stop him.He [...]

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    Obasanjo is worse than Abacha, says Oshiomhole

Obasanjo is worse than Abacha, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is a worse dictator than Sani Abacha, ex-military head of state.Oshiomhole said this in reaction to the comment of Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari is returning the country to the era of Abacha when state institutions were used to fight perceived enemies of the government."Today, another [...]

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    You must sue Obasanjo to clear your name, Oshiomhole tells Atiku

You must sue Obasanjo to clear your name, Oshiomhole tells Atiku

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the only way Atiku Abubakar can clear himself of corruption allegations is to sue former President Olusegun Obasanjo for libel.Oshiomhole said this on Thursday at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano during the reelection campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari.He said the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) [...]

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    Obasanjo ceded Bakassi to Cameroon because of Nobel prize, says Oshiomhole

Obasanjo ceded Bakassi to Cameroon because of Nobel prize, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused former president Olusegun Obasanjo of ceding Bakassi to Cameroon for selfish reasons.The former Edo governor said Obasanjo had his sight set on winning the Nobel peace prize, hence the decision to "hand over" the former part of Nigeria to its West African neighbour.Historically, Nigeria conceded Bakassi to Cameroon [...]

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    Vote who you want, says Buhari in Imo as Okorocha, Oshiomhole back different candidates

Vote who you want, says Buhari in Imo as Okorocha, Oshiomhole back different candidates

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state to work together and ensure a peaceful election.He also asked the electorate to vote for who they want, amid the lingering crisis over the party's governorship race in the state.Buhari spoke at the APC presidential rally which held in Owerri, Imo state capital, on Tuesday.He [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Once you join APC, all your sins are forgiven

Oshiomhole: Once you join APC, all your sins are forgiven

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says sins are forgiven when politicians join the party.He was speaking on Thursday at the APC presidential campaign in Benin while welcoming new members to the party."I'm told that there are a lot of senior people from PDP who have decided to join forces with President Buhari to take the [...]

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    I’m confident of winning the election, says Buhari

I’m confident of winning the election, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council to work hard as he is sure of victory in the February poll.He made this call on Thursday at the inaugural meeting of the campaign council in Abuja.Buhari, who gave an opening remark before the meeting went behind closed doors, charged members of the [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Atiku can only travel to Dubai… we need a president who can go anywhere

Oshiomhole: Atiku can only travel to Dubai… we need a president who can go anywhere

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Nigeria needs a president who can travel to any part of the world.NAN reports that the former governor of Edo state on Friday alleged that Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), "can only travel to Dubai".He said President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity cannot be faulted anywhere [...]

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    PDP is not just an option, says Oshiomhole on 2019

PDP is not just an option, says Oshiomhole on 2019

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not an option for Nigerians in 2019.Oshiomhole said this while speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa on Thursday.The APC chairman expressed optimism that the ruling party would win the 2019 elections, adding that [...]

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    Okorocha: Nigerians will decide who failed as governor between Oshiomhole and I

Okorocha: Nigerians will decide who failed as governor between Oshiomhole and I

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is a noise maker.Okorocha challenged the APC chairman to publish his achievements for the duration he was governor of Edo state.He said it is only then that Nigerians would be able to judge who failed as governor between both of them.Speaking through his chief [...]

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    ‘Failure in Imo synonymous with failure in Abuja’ — Fayose hits APC over primaries fallout

‘Failure in Imo synonymous with failure in Abuja’ — Fayose hits APC over primaries fallout

Ayodele Fayose, ex-governor of Ekiti, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the rift between Adams Oshiomhole, the party's chairman, and Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor.The former governor made the comment in reaction to the recent criticism of Okorocha by the APC chairman.Oshiomhole on Friday accused the governor of frustrating Hope Uzodinma, the party's anointed governorship [...]

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    Candidates of Amosun, Okorocha are fake, says Oshiomhole

Candidates of Amosun, Okorocha are fake, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says candidates of other parties who placing President Muhammadu Buhari's pictures beside theirs are fake.Adekunle Akinlade, preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, and Uche Nwosu, the choice of Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, are campaigning with Buhari's picture despite pulling out of the APC after losing [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Obasanjo at risk of God’s punishment for supporting Atiku

Oshiomhole: Obasanjo at risk of God’s punishment for supporting Atiku

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says former President Olusegun Obasanjo is at risk of God's punishment for supporting Atiku Abubakar's presidential ambition.Before backing the candidacy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Obasanjo had said he “can never enjoy” his support for a political office.He had said God will never forgive him if he [...]

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    Hameed Ali: The nightmare of border syndicate

Hameed Ali: The nightmare of border syndicate

BY DAN ONWEThe Comptroller-General (CG) Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd) is a public figure, whose name does not reverberate like his peers in such sensitive leadership positions. Ordinarily, a Customs CG is a powerful personality. His office is strategic to government because of its revenue generation strength and protection of Nigerians from prohibited goods.But not much [...]

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    Oshiomhole replies APC legal adviser: I’m the CEO — you take directives from me

Oshiomhole replies APC legal adviser: I’m the CEO — you take directives from me

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says every member of the party's national working committee (NWC) must take directive from him.Babatunde Ogala, national legal adviser of the party, had accused Oshiomhole of usurping his office.In an internal memo addressed to the chairman, Ogala said the national chairman is fond of sidelining the party’s legal department.He alleged that Oshiomhole [...]

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