Tag "Adams Oshiomhole"

    Babachir Lawal: North has lost its privilege in APC under Oshiomhole

Babachir Lawal: North has lost its privilege in APC under Oshiomhole

Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government to the federation (SGF), has described the All Progressives Congress (APC), his party, as a "funny" organisation. Speaking with journalists in Abuja at the weekend, Lawal said Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman, and his loyalists suspended Lawal Shaibu, deputy vice-chairman (north), and Inuwa Abdulkadir, vice-chairman (north-west). Shaibu and Oshiomhole were at loggerheads before his suspension [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole: There won’t be any governor in Bayelsa from tomorrow

Oshiomhole: There won’t be any governor in Bayelsa from tomorrow

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Duoye Diri, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November governorship election in Bayelsa, will not be sworn in on Friday. Reacting to the sack of David Lyon, his party's candidate who was declared winner of the election but sacked by the supreme court, Oshiomhole said the PDP [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Edo govt demolishes Oshiomhole’s ally’s hotel

Edo govt demolishes Oshiomhole’s ally’s hotel

The Edo state government has demolished T. Latifah Hotel and Suites, a hotel belonging to Tony Kabaka Adun, an associate of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adun whose company collected taxes on behalf of the government when Oshiomhole was governor of the state was sacked when Godwin Obaseki assumed office. The demolition of the hotel, located at [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Obaseki hits Oshiomhole again, asks IGP to call him to order

Obaseki hits Oshiomhole again, asks IGP to call him to order

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, says the "ambition" of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to be "ultimate godfather" is not worth the lives of people of the state. According to Crusoe Osagie, media aide to the governor, Obaseki said this when he received a delegation from the Omega Fire Ministries International led by Azemhe Azena, a pastor. Osagie [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC still winning elections despite rumour of crisis, says Oshiomhole

APC still winning elections despite rumour of crisis, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party has continued to win elections despite the speculation of crisis in its fold. Oshiomhole said this on Tuesday in Abuja when he received a delegation of APC members led by Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano state. Ganduje had presented Alhassan Doguwa, a former leader of the house of representatives, [...]

2 comments Read Full Article
    ‘Even partially-mad people wouldn’t react this way’ — Oshiomhole replies PDP over Imo

‘Even partially-mad people wouldn’t react this way’ — Oshiomhole replies PDP over Imo

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of making reckless statements to intimidate the judiciary and cause anarchy in the country. He said this in reaction to a statement by Uche Secondus, PDP national chairman. Secondus had said the removal of Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state by the apex court [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshimhole accuses judge handling Rivers APC case of bias, asks CJN to sack her

Oshimhole accuses judge handling Rivers APC case of bias, asks CJN to sack her

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused Augusta Kingsley-Chukwu, a high court judge in Rivers state, of being biased.  Oshiomhole said Kingsley-Chukwu, who is presiding over some cases involving the APC in the state, has poor knowledge of the law and should be made to go on compulsory retirement. The supreme court had nullified APC's congresses in [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    VIDEO: ‘I don catch you na’ — Uzodinma exchanges banter with Okorocha

VIDEO: ‘I don catch you na’ — Uzodinma exchanges banter with Okorocha

In politics, there are no permanent friends or enemies but permanent interests. This saying could not have been more true with the encounter between Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo state, and Rochas Okorocha, senator representing Imo west. A few months ago, both men were considered sworn enemies. The duo hardly missed any opportunity to hit each other as their supporters fought harder [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Court asks INEC not to conduct fresh poll for replacement of pro-Oshiomhole lawmakers

Court asks INEC not to conduct fresh poll for replacement of pro-Oshiomhole lawmakers

A federal high court in Abuja has restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting fresh election to fill the 14 seats declared vacant by the Edo house of assembly. On December 4, Frank Okiye, speaker of Edo assembly, declared the seats of 14 elected lawmakers vacant for "failing to present their certificates of return to the clerk for inauguration". According [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole: PDP behind rumours of Buhari’s third term bid

Oshiomhole: PDP behind rumours of Buhari’s third term bid

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is behind the rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari wants another term. Oshiomhole said this on Thursday while speaking with reporters after meeting with Buhari at the state house. In his New Year message, the president insisted that he will not seek a third term in office. [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    2020: APC’ll survive Oshiomhole-Obaseki war, but it’s beginning of the end

2020: APC’ll survive Oshiomhole-Obaseki war, but it’s beginning of the end

In an article entitled “2019: How Atiku will lose – and other matters,” published this time last year, I made six predictions: 1) Atiku will lose 2) despite Access Bank having Diamond Bank for supper, there won’t be a rat race for size among banks and liquidity will get tighter 3) Super Eagles will reach the semi-finals of the Nations [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole: I have no enemy in APC

Oshiomhole: I have no enemy in APC

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has no enemy in the ruling party. Speaking on Tuesday while addressing some party members at his hometown in Iyamho, Edo state, Oshiomhole said he has moved the APC to greater heights since he assumed office. He said he was not bothered by the alleged move of some party members [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole remains suspended, says Obaseki on Edo APC crisis

Oshiomhole remains suspended, says Obaseki on Edo APC crisis

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), remains suspended from the party in the state. In November, the APC faction loyal to the governor suspended Oshiomhole after a no-confidence vote was passed on him. Speaking at a meeting with some leaders of the party in Benin on Friday, Obaseki said the APC [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole rejected Obaseki’s Christmas gift, says aide

Oshiomhole rejected Obaseki’s Christmas gift, says aide

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), rejected the Christmas gift that Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, sent to him, according to Crusoe Osaige, spokesman of the governor. Osaige said this in a statement on Wednesday. The aide said what was sent to Oshiomhole includes four cows and 10 bags of rice. He said the governor put their [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole: I don’t want to be Obaseki’s godfather… he is my brother

Oshiomhole: I don’t want to be Obaseki’s godfather… he is my brother

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is embarrassed when people say he seeks to be the godfather of politics in Edo state. He said it is not true that he is seeking to be Godwin Obaseki's godfather. Obaseki, governor of the state, and Oshiomhole are at loggerheads over political differences which have spawned a crisis in [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Edo APC faction: Oshiomhole lacks moral authority to lead… he should resign

Edo APC faction: Oshiomhole lacks moral authority to lead… he should resign

A faction of the Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, lacks moral authority to lead the party and should resign. Speaking at a conference at the APC secretariat in Benin, Anselm Ojezua, the state chairman of the party, chronicled the role Oshiomhole played in the crisis in the state. He accused [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement