Friday, January 18, 2019

Tag "Adams Oshiomhole"

    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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    VIDEO: Court summons Oshiomhole over alleged corruption

VIDEO: Court summons Oshiomhole over alleged corruption

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of  the All  Progressives Congress (APC), has been summoned by a federal high court in Abuja to answer questions over alleged corrupt practices he carried out while he was governor of Edo.Osadolor Ochei, a bishop, had filed against the former governor.The court has fixed October 23, 2018, for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and  [...]

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    Oshiomhole replies INEC: APC will field consensus candidates in Zamfara

Oshiomhole replies INEC: APC will field consensus candidates in Zamfara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will field consensus candidates for the 2019 elections in Zamfara state.Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, said this in response to the directive of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that the party should not field candidates for the 2019 elections.INEC said it barred the party from fielding governorship, state assembly, and national assembly [...]

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    Angry youth break into APC headquarters

Angry youth break into APC headquarters

Some aggrieved youth  from the federal capital territory (FCT ) broke into the national secretariat of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Wednesday, chasing away staff and security operatives.The protesters accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, of imposing candidates on them and interfering with the primary election.Wielding placards with inscriptions such as: "Oshiomhole Steer Clear of FCT Primary"; [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Imo APC primary will be conducted afresh, no result is genuine

Oshiomhole: Imo APC primary will be conducted afresh, no result is genuine

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the results being circulated as the outcome of the parallel Imo governorship primaries are fake.Two factions of the APC conducted primaries in Imo. Uche Nwosu was declared winner of one primary while Hope Uzodinma emerged victorious in the other exercise.Oshiohmole spoke on the development after meeting with President Muhammadu [...]

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    Buhari accepts Alhassan’s resignation, asks Aisha Abubakar to take over

Buhari accepts Alhassan’s resignation, asks Aisha Abubakar to take over

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs.Alhassan tendered her resignation on Saturday following her disqualification from the governorship race of Taraba state by the national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Alhassan had said she was not fit to be a minister if the party did not consider her to aspire [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: ‘Pain of rigging’ — Oshiomhole’s gaffe on Osun rerun

TRENDING VIDEO: ‘Pain of rigging’ — Oshiomhole’s gaffe on Osun rerun

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is trending on social media over a blunder he made during a press conference on Friday.Oshiomhole made the gaffe while commenting on the Osun governorship rerun election which was won by Gboyega Oyetola, his party's candidate."I think that for democracy to flourish, only people who can accept the pain of [...]

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    Osun rerun: Oshiomhole reveals how Omisore was wooed to support APC

Osun rerun: Oshiomhole reveals how Omisore was wooed to support APC

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Iyiola Omisore was not offered money to support the ruling party in the Osun governorship rerun election.He said the APC did not offer automatic ticket for elective position to the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP).Prior to Thursday's rerun election, chieftains of the APC and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Why Aisha Alhassan was disqualified from APC guber primary

Oshiomhole: Why Aisha Alhassan was disqualified from APC guber primary

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Aisha Alhassan was disqualified from contesting the Taraba governorship primary over anti-party activities.The minister of women affairs was in the race to contest Taraba governorship in 2019.Oshiomhole said the minister had not been completely loyal to the APC, and the party could not tolerate those who played anti-party activities [...]

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    Oshiomhole lays down the law for APC governorship primaries

Oshiomhole lays down the law for APC governorship primaries

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says any state executive committee of the party that takes a side against any aspirant, group or individuals in the governorship primary election will be dissolved.He said this while handing over the party’s membership register to its state chairmen under the APC Forum of State Chairman on Wednesday in Abuja.He [...]

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