Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Tag "All Progressives Congress"

    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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    Fouad Oki: Tinubu playing god by opposing Banire’s appointment

Fouad Oki: Tinubu playing god by opposing Banire’s appointment

Fouad Oki, a factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, says Bola Tinubu is playing god by opposing the appointment of Muiz Banire as chairman of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).Solomon Adeola, lawmaker representing Lagos west senatorial district, had laid a petition signed by two other senators from the state against Banire’s nomination.But in a [...]

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    We’ll review action of breakaway faction, says APC

We’ll review action of breakaway faction, says APC

Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party would react as soon as it has full details of the report on aggrieved persons who pulled out of the party.On Wednesday, Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, announced the formation of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC).When TheCable reached out to Abdullahi for comments [...]

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    APC governors’ candidates thumping contestants ‘anointed’ by Buhari, Tinubu

APC governors’ candidates thumping contestants ‘anointed’ by Buhari, Tinubu

Three different lists of "anointed" candidates were given to delegates at the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention in Abuja on Saturday.The three versions of the "Unity List" were attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, and APC governors.However, most of the candidates anointed by the governors for various national positions are coasting home to [...]

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    The real price of ‘changing the change’

The real price of ‘changing the change’

Top opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members have been granting press interviews and addressing zonal political rallies talking about “CHANGING THE CHANGE” in next year’s general elections, without defining what exactly that means.As the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) gears up to celebrate the completion of three years of the Buhari government in the centre on May 29th, Nigerians need [...]

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    Saraki accused of choosing recycled PDP members to lead APC in Kwara

Saraki accused of choosing recycled PDP members to lead APC in Kwara

Bunmi Olusona, factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, has asked "loyal party members" to disregard the executives "handpicked" by Senate President Bukola Saraki at the congress in the state.Kwara is one of the seven states where parallel congresses took place during Saturday's exercise.A faction loyal to Saraki and another loyal to Lai Mohammed, minister of [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Fayemi, Oni know I can get whatever I want, says Ojudu

INTERVIEW: Fayemi, Oni know I can get whatever I want, says Ojudu

The governorship election in Ekiti state is two months away, and a good number of aspirants have been declaring their intentions to run. Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, is one of the aspirants who thinks he is the best head for the Ekiti governorship crown.In this interview with TheCable, he talks about his agenda, if [...]

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    Tenure elongation: Buhari has saved APC from serious legal turmoil, says Tinubu

Tenure elongation: Buhari has saved APC from serious legal turmoil, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says President Muhammadu Buhari has saved the ruling party from "serious legal turmoil".Describing the extension of the tenure of the national working committee (NWC) of the party led by John Oyegun as illegal, Tinubu commended Buhari.At the national executive committee meeting of the ruling party on Tuesday, Buhari kicked against Oyegun’s tenure [...]

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    Buhari, security and team strategy

Buhari, security and team strategy

BY AGBESE PHILIPPresident Muhammadu Buhari used his visit to Kano this week to reaffirm that security, the economy and fight against corruption remain the cardinal principle of his All Progressives Congress (APC) administration. Such assurance is definitely needed in a clime and place where the tendency is to latch onto the negatives as opposed to highlighting the successes and working [...]

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    APC reaped from PDP’s evil, says Lamido

APC reaped from PDP’s evil, says Lamido

Sule Lamido, former governor of Jigawa state, says the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) reaped from the evil of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In an interview with Daily Trust, Lamido said the APC campaigned on "pure lies". He accused the ruling party of increasing the hardship of Nigerians.“If there’s anybody who reaped most from PDP’s evil, it is the APC and they know what [...]

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    THE FIGURES: Did Jonathan lose the 2015 presidential election on August 13, 2013?

THE FIGURES: Did Jonathan lose the 2015 presidential election on August 13, 2013?

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has a chairman, Adamu Mauzu, who’s affectionately called the game changer.But did the game actually change for the party with the open walkout on President Goodluck Jonathan at the party’s special convention ground in Abuja by seven governors and other national leaders who went to gather at another venue to constitute a parallel leadership?Although two [...]

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    Spare a thought for slain soldiers, APC urges Nigerians

Spare a thought for slain soldiers, APC urges Nigerians

The All Progressives Congress has called on Nigerians to a spare a thought for soldiers who died in the service of country, as the military marks the Armed Forces Remembrance Day.The party hailed the sacrifice of the Nigerian military in keeping the country safe and united in the face of unprecedented forces tugging at the core of its existence.Speaking on [...]

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    PDP loses 9 senators to APC

PDP loses 9 senators to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now has 64 senators in the national assembly compared with 41 belonging to the All Progressives Congress (APC), after Tuesday's defection of nine of its senators to the leading opposition party.The senators who defected are Ita Enang (Akwa Ibom north-east), Ahmed Zannah (Borno central), Nurudeen Abatemi-Usman (Kogi central), Atiku Bagudu, (Kebbi central), Barnabas Gemade (Benue north-east), Saidu [...]

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    PDP: Nigerians are anxious to vote for Jonathan

PDP: Nigerians are anxious to vote for Jonathan

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is prepared for the February general election, observing that the support it enjoys among Nigerians from the ward to the national levels means that Nigerians are anxious to vote for Goodluck Jonathan and its other candidates.Speaking on Monday through Olisa Metuh, its spokesman, the party described allegations by the All Progressives Congress (APC) [...]

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