Thursday, December 6, 2018

Tag "Adams Oshiomhole"

    Enugu guber aspirant drags APC, Oshiomhole to court over primary

Enugu guber aspirant drags APC, Oshiomhole to court over primary

George Ogara, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu, has dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to court over the outcome of the primary election.In the case filed at an Abuja federal high court on November 2, Ogara is seeking an order of interlocutory injunction restraining Oshiomhole, APC or any agent of the party [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday, TheCable understands.Oshiomhole was grilled by DSS operatives for nine hours after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections across the country.Although nothing was established against him, the APC chairman was asked to resign during [...]

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    100 aspirants drag Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

100 aspirants drag Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

One hundred aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to the federal high court, Akure over the primary elections in Ondo state.The house of representatives and state assembly aspirants were led by Kenneth Olawale, former speaker of the state house of assembly.Other defendants in the suit are the APC, Babatunde [...]

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    Buhari has succumbed to the firepower of governors, says Shehu Sani on APC crisis

Buhari has succumbed to the firepower of governors, says Shehu Sani on APC crisis

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says governors under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have no respect for President Muhammadu Buhari and do not share his philosophy.In an interview with The Nation, Sani said the president is unable to curtail the powers of the governors and have succumbed to them.Commenting on the crisis rocking the ruling party, the senator said [...]

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    Okorocha’s in-law: Oshiomhole frustrating my ambition yet he made his son a lawmaker in Edo

Okorocha’s in-law: Oshiomhole frustrating my ambition yet he made his son a lawmaker in Edo

Uche Nwosu, son-in-law of Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of opposing his governorship ambition.He said this while reacting  to the decision of the national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party to recognise Hope Uzodinma as the governorship candidate in the state.Nwosu alleged that Oshiomhole was opposed [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Why we rejected Okorocha’s in-law as our guber candidate in Imo

Oshiomhole: Why we rejected Okorocha’s in-law as our guber candidate in Imo

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party has submitted the name of Hope Uzondima, senator representing Imo west, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as its governorship candidate in Imo.Speaking with reporters at the headquarters of the party in Abuja, Oshiomhole said he would always uphold the truth in the interest of the party [...]

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    Edo PDP: Oshiomhole never reconciled with Anenih

Edo PDP: Oshiomhole never reconciled with Anenih

The Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of being a serial liar over claims that he reconciled with Tony Anenih, a former minister of works.The accusation is contained in a statement issued on Friday by Dan Orbih, PDP chairman in the state.Orbih said Oshiomhole and the [...]

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    ‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, has again tackled Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over the conduct of the state governorship primary election.Amosun had fallen out with the party’s national working committee after it cleared Dapo Abiodun as winner of the primary against Abiodun Akinlade, his choice candidate.Reacting to claims some governor were plotting his [...]

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    Okorocha: APC has lost almost five million members under Oshiomhole

Okorocha: APC has lost almost five million members under Oshiomhole

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) lost five million members after the primaries for the 2019 elections.The governor said this on Thursday while speaking with reporters at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.He said the party lost the members due to high-handedness and disobedience to [...]

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    Tinubu ill-informed on Oshiomhole, says Okorocha after meeting Buhari

Tinubu ill-informed on Oshiomhole, says Okorocha after meeting Buhari

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is wrong to have said Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, is running the affairs of the party rightly.Tinubu had expressed support for Oshiomhole after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock on Wednesday.The APC leader had [...]

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    Oshiomhole on APC crisis: I won’t mortgage my conscience to keep my job

Oshiomhole on APC crisis: I won’t mortgage my conscience to keep my job

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he cannot mortgage his conscience to keep his job.The national chairman said this while briefing state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.While answering questions on the crisis rocking the party from the recently concluded primaries, he said only three APC governors were not happy with [...]

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    Marafa knocks Yari over ‘Oshiomhole must go’ protest in Zamfara

Marafa knocks Yari over ‘Oshiomhole must go’ protest in Zamfara

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, has criticised a protest calling for the resignation of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).The protesters took to the streets of Gusau, capital of Zamfara, on Thursday.Reacting in a statement, the senator accused Abdul'aziz Yari, Zamfara governor, of sponsoring the protest.The lawmaker reiterated that there were no APC primary elections [...]

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    The return of Nnamdi Kanu

The return of Nnamdi Kanu

The recent resurfacing of Nnamdi Kanu, the uncouth leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in Israel, raises more questions than answers: How did he escape from the raid by Nigerian security forces on his father’s compound on September 14, 2017? How did he find his way to Israel? And why is he resurfacing just as Atiku Abubakar selected [...]

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    ‘He populated primary election panels with his kindred’ — VON DG blames Oshiomhole for APC crisis

‘He populated primary election panels with his kindred’ — VON DG blames Oshiomhole for APC crisis

Osita Okechukwu, director-general of Voice of Nigeria (VON), has asked Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to resign.Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Wednesday, Okechukwu accused Oshiomhole of breaching the party's constitution.He said the "mess" created by the chairman can only be put together by President Muhammadu Buhari and the leaders of the APC."As [...]

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    Oshiomhole: This is my finest hour… only one or two governors are unhappy with me

Oshiomhole: This is my finest hour… only one or two governors are unhappy with me

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says only one or two governors of the party are not comfortable with him remaining in office.Oshiomhole said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents on the plot to oust him.THISDAY had reported that 15 of the 23 governors of the APC have finalised the plot to remove [...]

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    Oshiomhole fights back as ’15 APC governors finalise plot to unseat him’

Oshiomhole fights back as ’15 APC governors finalise plot to unseat him’

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is battling to retain his position less than five months into his tenure.According to THISDAY, 15 of the 21 APC governors have collected signatures for his removal and are planning to converge on Abuja on Tuesday to finalise the plot to remove him.The newspaper said the aggrieved governors, being coordinated [...]

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