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    Oyegun: APC will have issues in 2023

Oyegun: APC will have issues in 2023

John Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the ruling party will have issues in 2023 general election.In an interview with ARISE NEWS on Friday, he said the issues will arise because President Muhammadu Buhari, on whom the party had tailored its change agenda, will not be qualified to contest.Oyegun said the party has time to [...]

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    ‘Jonathan should apologize to Nigerians’ — Buhari centre fires back at Timi Frank

‘Jonathan should apologize to Nigerians’ — Buhari centre fires back at Timi Frank

A research center dedicated to documenting the ideals of the Muhammadu Buhari presidency known as Buhari Phenomenal Leadership Centre has fired back at Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over his recent call on Nigerians, to apologise to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.Frank had in a statement issued during the weekend said unless Nigerians prefer to continue [...]

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    N48bn assets: Oyo APC asks Makinde to explain source of wealth

N48bn assets: Oyo APC asks Makinde to explain source of wealth

Akin Oke, chairman of Oyo state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked Seyi Makinde, governor of the state, to disclose the source of his wealth.On Monday, Makinde had declared N48 billion worth of assets.Speaking with NAN on Tuesday, Oke said the governor should not only tell people what he has but also how he accumulated them.“I don’t think [...]

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    Presidential election results were doctored in my presence, PDP agent tells tribunal

Presidential election results were doctored in my presence, PDP agent tells tribunal

Yahaya Shiko, an agent of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  during the 2019 presidential election, has alleged that in Kaduna, the results of the poll were doctored to favour President Muhammadu Buhari.Shiko, who served as the collation agent for PDP in Kaduna south local government of Kaduna state, made the claim at the tribunal on Thursday.He said the results were [...]

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    Tribunal: Atiku defeated Buhari in Katsina, says state PDP chairman

Tribunal: Atiku defeated Buhari in Katsina, says state PDP chairman

Salisu Maijigiri, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Katsina, has alleged that Atiku Abubakar, the party's presidential candidate, won the election in the state.Muhammadu Buhari, who was the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and eventually declared winner, hails from Katsina.Majigiri's statement is contrary to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Results declared by [...]

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    APC suspends Edo lawmaker-elect for alleged misconduct

APC suspends Edo lawmaker-elect for alleged misconduct

Chris Okaeben, lawmaker-elect for Oredo west constituency in the Edo state house of assembly, has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oredo local government area.The suspension was announced on Friday at an enlarged meeting of APC members in the local government area.The lawmaker is one of the members-elect that are insisting that the inauguration of the 7th [...]

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    Kogi APC: We’ve not endorsed Bello for second term

Kogi APC: We’ve not endorsed Bello for second term

The state executive committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi says it is yet to endorse Yahaya Bello, the incumbent governor of the state, as its candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial election.The executive committee members, led by Salam Adejo, the party’s secretary in the state, spoke at a press conference in Abuja.Adejo denied reports that the party had [...]

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    Speakership: Gbaja, Bago and the growing resentment of political oracles

Speakership: Gbaja, Bago and the growing resentment of political oracles

BY EDWARD T. DIBIANAFrom all indications, the coming June 9 2019, election of the speaker of the 9th House of Representatives is unlikely to be devoid of intrigues and drama. The seeming controversial position of the the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), over who becomes the next speaker, the alleged overbearing influence of some leaders of the party and the [...]

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    PPC: We pity the leadership of APC in Lagos

PPC: We pity the leadership of APC in Lagos

The Lagos state chapter of the Providence Peoples Congress (PPC) says it feels pity for the leadership of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state for the "flagrant violation" of the inter-parties’ peace pact endorsed by all political parties.In a statement on Friday, Segun Babayemi, chairman of PPC in the state, said one would not expect a ruling party [...]

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    Ganduje: I supported Oyegun’s removal because he marginalised us

Ganduje: I supported Oyegun’s removal because he marginalised us

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says he and some of his colleagues were marginalised during the tenure of John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Ganduje said this while receiving Emma Ibediro, national organising secretary of the APC, in his office on Friday.He said they pushed for a change in the national leadership of the APC [...]

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    Buhari, APC and Atiku’s American visa

Buhari, APC and Atiku’s American visa

BY PHRANK SHAIBUThe desperation of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress to stop the growing popularity, acceptance and political momentum of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in the race to become the next suitable President of Nigeria in 2019, obviously took an absurd, yet very disturbing and dangerous dimension recently, when the Information Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, practically issued a [...]

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    Tinubu: Rancour between Ambode and I? That’s an insult

Tinubu: Rancour between Ambode and I? That’s an insult

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says there is no rift between him and Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state.Speaking at his ward in Alausa during the APC governorship primary on Tuesday, Tinubu said he considers reports of a rancour between him and Ambode as an insult.He said the governor had worked under him as [...]

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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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    Shekarau: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Shekarau: How Secondus, Kwankwaso forced me out of PDP

Ibrahim Shekarau, a former governor of Kano state, says Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Rabiu Kwankwaso, also a former governor of Kano, contributed to his exit from the opposition party.Shekarau joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday, a day after Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the APC, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state, met [...]

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    Fayose: I buried my presidential ambition because APC rigged Ekiti poll

Fayose: I buried my presidential ambition because APC rigged Ekiti poll

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, says he will no longer contest the 2019 presidential election because the All Progressives Congress (APC) rigged the last governorship election in the state.Fayose had declared interest in the number one position in the country, vowing to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in a free and fair election.“I am inviting you today, distinguished leaders of our [...]

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    Interrogating ‘Change’: ‘Genital test’ revisited 

Interrogating ‘Change’: ‘Genital test’ revisited 

Talk is cheap, according to a common wisecrack.At a time hierarchs of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party would probably be seen scratching their heads in search of answers whenever asked to furnish tangible dividends of the “Change” extravagantly promised in 2015, how soul-lifting that there remain folks truly committed to filling the void.Through personal examples, these exemplars - [...]

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