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    Oshiomhole: Taraba people can’t wait to have Ishaku out

Oshiomhole: Taraba people can’t wait to have Ishaku out

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his party will give Taraba state a resident governor in 2019.Oshiomhole said this on Monday when he swore in Ibrahim Tukur El-Sudi as the chairman of APC in Taraba.He alleged that Darius Ishaku, the governor, spends one day in Taraba and six days outside the state.According to him, the Taraba [...]

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    We violated no law in buying N45m form for Buhari, says group

We violated no law in buying N45m form for Buhari, says group

The Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network (NCAN), a group that bought expression of interest and nomination forms for President Muhammadu Buhari says, it did not violate any law.Since it presented N45 million cheque to Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the group has been subjected to criticisms.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had said the gesture contradicts section [...]

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    Group pays N45m for Buhari’s nomination form

Group pays N45m for Buhari’s nomination form

A group known as the National Coordinator of  Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network  (NCAN) has presented a cheque of N45 million to Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the purchase of  presidential nomination form for President Muhammadu Buhari.Presenting the cheque at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja on Wednesday, Sanusi Musa, coordinator of the group, [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Saraki’s ambition was destroying APC… thank God he has moved on

Oshiomhole: Saraki’s ambition was destroying APC… thank God he has moved on

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the presidential ambition of Senate President Bukola Saraki was destroying the ruling party.Oshiomhole said Saraki's recent declaration to contest the presidential election has vindicated him on his comments in the wake of his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The former Edo state governor said Saraki is among unprincipled [...]

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    Let’s be shinning examples, Buhari tells APC leaders

Let’s be shinning examples, Buhari tells APC leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to be good examples to others as the party prepares for its primary elections.Buhari said this while speaking at the party's national executive committee (NEC) meeting on Thursday in Abuja.The president said the primary elections must be in compliance with the constitution."As we stand on the threshold [...]

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    APC adopts indirect primary for senatorial, governorship tickets

APC adopts indirect primary for senatorial, governorship tickets

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted indirect primary for all elective positions apart from the presidential election.The decision was taken at the 6th national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party in Abuja on Thursday.Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau state, told reporters that states may consider direct primary when the need rises.WHAT IS INDIRECT PRIMARY?Indirect primary election is [...]

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    Oshiomhole says APC must comply with electoral guidelines during primaries

Oshiomhole says APC must comply with electoral guidelines during primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has pledged to ensure compliance with the electoral guidelines during its forthcoming primaries.Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, gave the assurance while speaking with state house correspondents after the APC caucus meeting held at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Tuesday.He said the upcoming primaries were discussed based on the timetable and schedule of activities for [...]

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    Buhari’s kinsmen want him to reverse Daura’s sack, says Junaid Mohammed

Buhari’s kinsmen want him to reverse Daura’s sack, says Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, a lawmaker in the second republic, says some of President Muhammadu Buhari's kinsmen want him to reinstate Lawal Daura, former director-general of the Department of State Services (DSS).Daura, who was sacked following the DSS blockade at the national assembly, is from the president's home state of Katsina.In an interview with PUNCH, Mohammed said: "There is an ethnic attempt by those [...]

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    ‘One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office’ — Saraki dares APC

‘One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office’ — Saraki dares APC

Senate President Bukola Saraki has fired some shots at Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).This comes one day after he vowed not to descend into the gutter with the ruling party.Saraki had resisted hitting back at the APC which described him as a failure who swims in controversy.But on Friday, the senate president went all out [...]

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    Oshiomhole: PDP senators mobilised thugs who assaulted our members at n’assembly

Oshiomhole: PDP senators mobilised thugs who assaulted our members at n’assembly

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of mobilising thugs who allegedly assaulted APC lawmakers at the national assembly.Oshiomhole said this while speaking with journalists at the party's national secretariat in Abuja on Friday."About 15 PDP Senators were in the senate and imported thugs that molested two of [...]

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    Oshiomhole to Akwa Ibom residents: Don’t be deceived… PDP robbed you for 16 years

Oshiomhole to Akwa Ibom residents: Don’t be deceived… PDP robbed you for 16 years

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has hailed Godswill Akpabio for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Speaking at an APC rally in Akwa Ibom on Wednesday, he accused the PDP of robbing Nigerians during its 16 years in power.Akpabio served his two terms as governor under the PDP and was [...]

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    Oshiomhole to south-east: Buhari remembered you despite low 2015 votes – do better in 2019

Oshiomhole to south-east: Buhari remembered you despite low 2015 votes – do better in 2019

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged the south-easterners to support President Muhammadu Buhari's reelection bid.He said supporting the president during the 2019 election would mean more projects and democracy dividends for the region.Oshiomhole was speaking at an APC rally organised in Abakiliki, Ebonyi state capital, on Saturday.He said despite the low votes Buhari got [...]

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    Ortom’s aide: Oshiomhole in a hurry to bury APC

Ortom’s aide: Oshiomhole in a hurry to bury APC

Terver Akase, chief press secretary of Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue, says Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), appears to be in a hurry to perform the funeral of the ruling party.Akase said this in response to the critical comments Oshiomhole made about his principal on Friday.While commenting on  Ortom's defection to the Peoples Democratic Party [...]

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    Lai says rift between Oshiomhole and Ngige will be resolved

Lai says rift between Oshiomhole and Ngige will be resolved

Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says the rift between Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), and Chris Ngige, minister of labour, will be resolved.Mohammed said this while briefing reporters at the end of the weekly federal executive council (FEC).Mohammed said he would not make further comments on the rift because he needed to confirm the authenticity of [...]

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    Oshiomhole describes defectors as big masquerades with little electoral value

Oshiomhole describes defectors as big masquerades with little electoral value

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party is not bothered about the members who decamped.At plenary on Tuesday, 15 senators and 37 house of representatives members left the party for other political parties.Fourteen of the senators and 32 of the representatives joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with [...]

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    Oshiomhole threatens to expel ministers from APC over non-compliance with Buhari’s orders

Oshiomhole threatens to expel ministers from APC over non-compliance with Buhari’s orders

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has threatened to expel ministers from the ruling party for failing to comply with the instructions of President Muhammadu Buhari.Oshiomhole accused Chris Ngige, minister of labour, and Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, of failing to inaugurate boards under their ministries.The APC chairman said he had given a one-week ultimatum [...]

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