Monday, September 24, 2018

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    Saraki: APC’s nightmare, presidency’s mortal fear

Saraki: APC’s nightmare, presidency’s mortal fear

BY JUDE NDUKWEEver since his emergence as Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has been the undeserved target of mudslinging, character assassination, frivolous court cases, undue media trial, executive harassment and humiliation, propaganda, half-truths and outright falsehood among other shenanigans aimed at cowing and arm-twisting him to force him to bow to the whims and caprices of a powerful cabal operating [...]

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    Ekiti APC: We’ll resort to direct primaries if consensus fails

Ekiti APC: We’ll resort to direct primaries if consensus fails

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state has adopted consensus approach in electing its flag bearers for the 2019 elections.Taiwo Olatubosun, publicity secretary of the party in the state, disclosed this to TheCable after a meeting by APC stakeholders in the state.He said direct primaries would be the next option when aspirants fail to agree on consensus."We resolved at [...]

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    Ortom’s aide asks Nigerians to reject what Buhari is ‘using EFCC for’ in Benue

Ortom’s aide asks Nigerians to reject what Buhari is ‘using EFCC for’ in Benue

Terver Akase, chief press secretary to Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to witch-hunt Benue government.Speaking with TheCable on the closure of three bank accounts belonging to the state government, Akase alleged that the current administration has turned the EFCC into an "attack dog".He said his principal [...]

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    Resign if you’re a man of integrity, ‘3rd force’ movement tells Buhari

Resign if you’re a man of integrity, ‘3rd force’ movement tells Buhari

The Nigeria Intervention Movement (NIM), a part of the "3rd force" movement, says President Muhammadu Buhari should apologise to Nigerians and resign if he is a man of integrity.The group made this call in a statement released on Monday and signed by Moses Jolayemi, the coordinator in Ekiti state.Jolayemi said Buhari has advertised "his gross incompetence in virtually every aspect [...]

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    Basketmouth: Jonathan put us in the septic tank we find ourselves

Basketmouth: Jonathan put us in the septic tank we find ourselves

Bright Okpocha, Nigerian comedian known to fans as Basketmouth, has blamed Goodluck Jonathan, former president, for the economic problems bedevilling  the country.In a recent post on his Instagram page, Basketmouth also made it clear that he did not campaign for Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, during the last general election.He further noted that despite not performing his civic duty, he was [...]

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I am opposed to new pump price, says Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, has opposed the new pump price for premium motor spirit, (PMS) better known as petrol.In a post on his Facebook page, the All Progressives Congress (APC) member said Nigerians will be subjected to hardship as a result of the federal government's decision."My position remains unchanged, crystal clear and unwavering; I stand opposed to the [...]

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    Buhari: I chose Bakare to silence ‘bigot’ critics

Buhari: I chose Bakare to silence ‘bigot’ critics

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he chose Tunde Bakare, founder of Latter Rain Assembly, as his running mate in 2011, to prove wrong those who saw him as a religious bigot.Speaking on Tuesday at the Kastina State Economic and Investment Summit, the president said he made the move to make his critics "shut up"."One of the four attempts to [...]

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    Ambode: The future begins today

Ambode: The future begins today

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    Kwankwaso picks form, says ‘it is not do or die’

Kwankwaso picks form, says ‘it is not do or die’

Rabiu Kwankwaso, governor of Kano state, has picked the N27.5 million nomination and expression-of-interest forms to contest for the 2015 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015 elections.Speaking in Abuja on Thursday, he promised to regard his co-aspirants as a family and strive to play by the rules, to ensure a rancour-free primary.“Mr chairman, [...]

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    Hiccup for PDP’s attempt to oust 5 APC governors

Hiccup for PDP’s attempt to oust 5 APC governors

A suit filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to declare the seats of five of its governors  who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been adjourned indefinitely.Presiding over the matter at a federal high court  in Abuja, Justice Gabriel Kolawole adjourned the case for want of diligent service by PDP.Governors Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara; Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers; Rabiu [...]

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    Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Fayose ‘in clear lead’ in Ekiti governorship poll

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ekiti State governorship election, Ayodele Fayose, is clearly ahead of others in the results so far collated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).This has sparked wild jubilation in Ado-Ekiti — where votes constitute approximately one-third of total votes cast — as well as several other parts of the state.Although INEC is yet [...]

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    Soldiers planning to ‘arrest’ Fayemi, says APC

Soldiers planning to ‘arrest’ Fayemi, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has learnt that a detachment of troops will place Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State under "virtual house arrest" during Saturday's election.The newly installed chairman, Chief John Oyegun, made the allegation at a press conference in Lagos on Friday.He said: "We have it on good authority that a detachment of troops will be [...]

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    Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Ekiti State governorship election in figures

Hundreds of thousands of voters in Ekiti State will troop out on Saturday, June 21, 2014, to elect the next chief executive of the state for the next four years. Below, in figures, are some interesting facts about the election. 3The number of candidates believed to be truly in the running for the post, although there are 15 others. These three are [...]

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    Ikimi: Tinubu plotting Muslim-Muslim ticket

Ikimi: Tinubu plotting Muslim-Muslim ticket

A leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Tom Ikimi, says his opposition to an all-Muslim ticket in next year's presidential election might have truncated his bid to contest for the chairmanship of the party last week.In a statement on Wednesday, he accused Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, another APC leader, of bearing a grudge against him because of his [...]

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    APC: Raid on media, a PDP strategy for Ekiti election

APC: Raid on media, a PDP strategy for Ekiti election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm on “the desperation of the PDP-led federal government” to capture Ekiti State at all cost, saying the ongoing clampdown on the national media is part of a grand strategy to silence Nigerians ahead of the “satanic plan” to thwart the will of the people of Ekiti and indeed that of all [...]

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    Bad news for Jonathan – SLS could be next emir

Bad news for Jonathan – SLS could be next emir

Things just got tighter for President Goodluck Jonathan: former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (SLS), is a potential candidate to be the next emir of Kano after the death of Alhaji Ado Bayero.Kano is considered strategic in the 2015 presidential election ─ in which Jonathan is expected to run ─ because of its voting population.Even 25% [...]

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