Tag "African Action Congress (AAC)"

    Lagos AAC rejects order removing Sowore as party chairman 

Lagos AAC rejects order removing Sowore as party chairman 

The Lagos state branch of the African Action Congress (AAC) has rejected a court order removing Omoyele Sowore as the party chairman. In May, a faction of AAC said it had suspended Sowore, presidential candidate of the party in the 2019 elections.He was said to have been suspended from the party over “failure to convene national executive council (NEC) meeting, financial [...]

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    Fresh crisis rocks AAC

Fresh crisis rocks AAC

A fresh crisis has broken out in the African Action Congress (AAC), one of the parties that participated in the 2019 elections.Omoyele Sowore, its presidential candidate, and the leadership of the AAC, engaged in what could be described as a "show of strength" on Monday.Mazi Okwy, a member of the AAC national executive committee (NEC), had announced the suspension of [...]

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    Court dismisses suit against Rivers election

Court dismisses suit against Rivers election

An Abuja high court sitting has dismissed a suit filed by the African Action Congress (AAC) seeking to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from collating the results of the governorship and house of assembly elections held on March 9, in Rivers state.The suit, marked FHC/ ABJ/CS/303/2019, was filed by AAC, Biokpomabo Awara, the party’s governorship candidate in Rivers [...]

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    ‘Buhari’s death threat reckless’ — Sowore’s party accuses president of voter intimidation

‘Buhari’s death threat reckless’ — Sowore’s party accuses president of voter intimidation

The African Action Congress (AAC) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of discouraging Nigerians from voting in the general election with his "reckless death threat".In a statement on Tuesday, Rachel Onamusi-Kpiasi, director of media and communications of the campaign organisation of Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the party, said Nigerians deserve the right to exercise their civic responsibilities without fear [...]

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    We can’t afford to pollute what we stand for, says Sowore on coalition

We can’t afford to pollute what we stand for, says Sowore on coalition

Omoyele Sowore, presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), says his party cannot afford to pollute its ideology by joining a coalition.Sowore said this on Tuesday during a morning show on Arise Television.The presidential candidate said his colleagues from other parties have not reached out to him on the issue of coalition.On Thursday, Fela Durotoye, presidential candidate of the [...]

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