Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Tag "Adams Oshiomhole"

    House of reps asks IGP to shut Edo assembly

House of reps asks IGP to shut Edo assembly

The house of representatives has asked Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of police, to shut the Edo state house of assembly.This follows the recommendation of a panel set up to investigate the crisis rocking the state assembly.A "cold war" between Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state, had split the state [...]

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    I’ll probe Oshiomhole’s contracts, says Obaseki as rift with APC chairman deepens

I’ll probe Oshiomhole’s contracts, says Obaseki as rift with APC chairman deepens

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says he will probe contracts for construction of structures and supply of equipment to Benin Central Hospital.The contracts were executed by the administration of Adams Oshiomhole, Obaseki's predecessor, who is currently national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).In a statement which Crusoe Osage, his spokesman, issued on his behalf, Obaseki said the action was [...]

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    Obaseki: I have no quarrel with Oshiomhole

Obaseki: I have no quarrel with Oshiomhole

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says there is no quarrel between him and Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The governor was speaking on Saturday during an interview with reporters at the annual convention of Usagbe club of Nigeria in Abuja.He said the state is only experiencing minor political issues which are being resolved.Obaseki said the [...]

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    In search of the real Oshiomhole

In search of the real Oshiomhole

As I watched the video again on Sunday, it felt like a recording from another age, yet it was taped only five years ago. Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was wearing a smart deep-blue suit and red tie over a white shirt. He has shed his trademark brown khaki top and trousers. But looking at this video, not much else appears to [...]

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    Oyegun: Oshiomhole is Obaseki’s biggest distraction

Oyegun: Oshiomhole is Obaseki’s biggest distraction

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Adams Oshiomhole, his successor, is the biggest distraction to the administration of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo.Odigie-Oyegun was reacting to the crisis rocking the Edo state house of assembly.In a statement by Ray Murphy, his special adviser on political affairs, the former national chairman accused Oshiomhole of engaging in [...]

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    You’re inviting trouble, Oshiomhole warns Bauchi governor

You’re inviting trouble, Oshiomhole warns Bauchi governor

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, of interfering in the activities of the state assembly.Speaking when he received some APC lawmakers from Bauchi, he accused the PDP lawmakers of shutting out their APC colleagues to elect their choice speaker during “nocturnal hours”, while insisting that the decision will [...]

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    Nebena asks Buhari to call Oshiomhole, Oyegun to order

Nebena asks Buhari to call Oshiomhole, Oyegun to order

Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked  President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing face-off between leaders of the party.Nabena said Buhari's intervention in the disagreement between Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, and John Odigie-Oyegun, his predecessor, is necessary to avoid a weakening of the party's foundation.Oyegun had accused his [...]

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    Oshiomhole inherited ‘huge mess’ from you, APC fires back at Oyegun

Oshiomhole inherited ‘huge mess’ from you, APC fires back at Oyegun

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused John Oyegun, its former national chairman, of handing over a dysfunctional party to his successor.Speaking to journalists on Tuesday in Abuja, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC's spokesman, said the former national chairman was responsible for the indiscipline and impunity in the party.Oyegun, who left office in 2018, had accused Adam Oshiomhole, his successor, of lacking [...]

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    N’assembly leadership: We don’t need PDP, Oshiomhole insists

N’assembly leadership: We don’t need PDP, Oshiomhole insists

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party is determined not to entrust the leadership of critical committees in the house of representatives to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the next parliament.Oshiomhole, who spoke at a dinner hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari for elected APC lawmakers on Tuesday, said the party is avoiding [...]

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    Oshiomhole can’t dictate to senators, says Abaribe

Oshiomhole can’t dictate to senators, says Abaribe

Eyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia south, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is de-marketing his party.In an interview with PUNCH, Abaribe said Oshiomhole is not in the position to dictate on how senators will choose their leader because he is not a member of the national assembly.Ahmad Lawan, senate leader, has been endorsed by the [...]

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    Okorocha: Oshiomhole has reduced APC to a regional party

Okorocha: Oshiomhole has reduced APC to a regional party

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might have serious setback in 2023 due to the leadership style of Adams Oshiomhole, its national chairman.Speaking on Monday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja, the governor said the national chairman has reduced the APC to a regional minority party in [...]

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    Marafa tackles Oshiomhole over claim that Zamfara APC held primaries

Marafa tackles Oshiomhole over claim that Zamfara APC held primaries

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), should not allow himself be pressured into becoming a liar.Marafa, a governorship aspirant on the platform of APC, said this in reaction to a comment made by Oshiomhole.The APC chairman while appearing on 'Hard Copy', a Channels Television programme, had said that [...]

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    ‘APC not aligning with any party in Rivers’ — Oshiomhole denies Amaechi’s claim

‘APC not aligning with any party in Rivers’ — Oshiomhole denies Amaechi’s claim

Adams Oshiomhole says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not in alignment with any other party in Rivers state.Speaking when he featured on a Channels TV programme on Friday, the APC national chairman said neither him nor the party's national working committee is aware of any of such alignment.The APC did not field any candidate for the Rivers governorship election [...]

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    National assembly belongs to no party, PDP tells Oshiomhole

National assembly belongs to no party, PDP tells Oshiomhole

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its lawmakers will contest for the positions of senate president and speaker of the house of representatives "if need be".Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said the party, just like the others, has a right to not only decide who emerges in the positions but to also contest for them.He was speaking in reaction to a [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Delta residents have weakened PDP’s rigging machine

Oshiomhole: Delta residents have weakened PDP’s rigging machine

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has commended the people of Delta state for voting against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the presidential election.Oshiomhole spoke at the PTI Conference Centre, Effurun, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta state during a town hall meeting with APC stakeholders.He urged the voters to come out en masse and [...]

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    Oshiomhole determined to destroy APC, says Okorocha on suspension

Oshiomhole determined to destroy APC, says Okorocha on suspension

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of plotting to destroy the ruling party. Okorocha was reacting to his suspension by the national working committee (NWC) of the party. The NWC had suspended Okorocha and Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, over allegations of “anti-party activities”.The duo fell out with the leadership [...]

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