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    ‘Show evidence I’m IPOB’s sponsor’ — Alex Otti replies Ikpeazu

‘Show evidence I’m IPOB’s sponsor’ — Alex Otti replies Ikpeazu

Alex Otti, former governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia, has asked Okezie Ikpeazu, the state governor, to show proof of his alleged sponsorship of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Otti made the demand while responding to a petition Ikpeazu allegedly wrote to the Police Service Commission against him, accusing him of sponsoring the secessionist group. The governor [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Pascal Dozie, the investment guru who ‘sold MTN shares’ to rescue Diamond Bank but failed

CLOSE-UP: Pascal Dozie, the investment guru who ‘sold MTN shares’ to rescue Diamond Bank but failed

Pascal Dozie, founder of Diamond Bank Plc, will remember December 17, 2018, as the day his bank began its journey into extinction. Once described by Forbes as the 'Rolling Stone That's Never At A Loss', the Imo-born businessman is known to have ties with several business enterprises. Apart from being Diamond Bank chairman, he was a former director at the Central [...]

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    Again, Alex Otti to contest Abia governorship election

Again, Alex Otti to contest Abia governorship election

Alex Otti, the 2015 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia, has declared his intention to run again in 2019. Otti on Friday said he is seeking election as governor to restore Abia to the path of growth and socio-economic development. “I have decided to contest again for the governor of the state because the Pharaohs of Abia [...]

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    APGA ready to take over Abia in 2019, says Otti

APGA ready to take over Abia in 2019, says Otti

Alex Otti, chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia state, says the party is ready to win all the local government areas in the state in 2019. Otti said this on Wednesday at a rally which the Abia chapter of the party organised to celebrate the successful re-election of Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state. Obiano, the only APGA [...]

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    Alex Otti, are you for real?

Alex Otti, are you for real?

BY ENYINNAYA APPOLOS On Monday, February 16 2015, Alex Otti, as the governorship candidate of APGA, at one of his campaign meetings in Aba, told his audience, largely members of the Aba Chamber of Commerce, that he has attracted International Finance Corporation’s (IFC) grant of $100 billion for an industrial park in Aba. He explained to his audience that the grant from [...]

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    APGA could not prove allegations of rigging in Abia, says S’court

APGA could not prove allegations of rigging in Abia, says S’court

Ikpeazu and Otti contested the election on the platforms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) respectively. Giving reasons for its February 3 judgment, Suleiman Galadima, a justice, held that Otti and the APC were unable to prove the issue of over voting, allegations of violence and corrupt practices allegedly perpetrated by the respondents. “On the issue [...]

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    UPDATED: Abia tribunal affirms Ikpeazu’s victory

UPDATED: Abia tribunal affirms Ikpeazu’s victory

The election petition tribunal sitting in Umuahia, capital of Abia state, has upheld the election of Okezie Ikpeazu, governor of the state. The tribunal dismissed the petition of Alex Otti, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the April 11 election, for lacking in merit. In an 85-minute judgment delivered by Usman Bwala, chairman of the panel, the tribunal said that [...]

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    Group urges Otti to emulate Jonathan

Group urges Otti to emulate Jonathan

The Alliance for Good Governance (AGG) group in Abia has appealed to Alex Otti, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) governorship candidate, to accept the outcome of the election and help build Abia. Addressing journalists in Aba on Monday, Emeka Onyechere AGG’s group coordinator, urged Otti and other losers to learn from President Goodluck Jonathan, who congratulated Muhammadu Buhari before the [...]

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    PDP’s Ikpeazu beats Otti to Abia governorship

PDP’s Ikpeazu beats Otti to Abia governorship

Okezie Ikpeazu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has been declared the winner of the Abia state governorship election. Ikpeazu polled 264,713 to defeat Alex Otti, the candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), who polled 180,882 votes. On April 12, Benjamin Ozumba, the returning officer for Abia, had announced that there were irregularities in nine local government areas (LGAs) [...]

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