Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    APC slams Omisore over roasted corn ‘stunt’

APC slams Omisore over roasted corn ‘stunt’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has lampooned the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its gubernatorial candidate, Senator Iyiola Omisore, for their electioneering stunts ahead of the August 9 poll in Osun State.Omisore was recently pictured with roasted corn ─ a popular meal among the masses ─ in what was termed the "Fayose effect" following the street-wise tactics of Mr. Ayo [...]

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    Metuh, PDP are frustrated, says Oshiomhole’s aide

Metuh, PDP are frustrated, says Oshiomhole’s aide

The Edo State government has described spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh’s as a man whose utterances are a mere exposure of his frustration and that of his party, having failed in their desperate attempt to unleash violence in the state.On Sunday, Metuh accused Oshiomhole of instigating violence in the state for selfish reasons, because he and his party, the All [...]

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    PDP: Oshiomhole instigating violence in Edo

PDP: Oshiomhole instigating violence in Edo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, of instigating violence in the state for self-serving reasons.In a statement released on Sunday, spokesman of the party, Olisa Metuh, said the governor was stirring up political crisis in the state to prevent an official investigation into findings that he has been squandering the state’s resources, including huge [...]

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    Court blocks Nyako’s impeachment

Court blocks Nyako’s impeachment

A Yola High Court on Thursday thwarted plans of the Adamawa State House of Assembly to impeach governor of Adamawa State, Muritala Nyako, and his deputy, Mr Bala Ngilari.Justice Ambrose Mammadi, acting chief judge of the state, who presided over the matter, granted two injunctions against the impeachment filed by Nyako and the Adamawa chapter of the All Progressives Congress ( [...]

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    Akande: APC no longer a party of strange bedfellows

Akande: APC no longer a party of strange bedfellows

The All Progressives Party (APC) is no longer a part of strange fellows, its interim national chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, said on Wednesday.Speaking during the inauguration of members of the party's new national executive committee, Akande described the event as "epoch-making", considering the challenges that assailed the party from the outset."That this day has come at all is major achievement, because [...]

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    PDP, APC war over ’53-year-old’ national youth leader

PDP, APC war over ’53-year-old’ national youth leader

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as untrustworthy over the alleged attempt to reduce the age of Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo (pictured), its newly-elected youth leader, by 10 years.The election of Jalo at the national convention of APC on June 14 had drawn criticism from different quarters, but national publicity secretary of APC, Lai Mohammed [...]

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    APC ‘exploiting #BringBackOurGirls campaign’

APC ‘exploiting #BringBackOurGirls campaign’

States controlled by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the north-east consume 90% of the nation's security vote, minister of information Labaran Maku, has said.The minister also accused the opposition of hijacking the #BringBackOurGirls protest in its "desperation" to discredit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government "and make political profit from the Chibok girls abduction saga".He said Nigeria's GDP would [...]

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    Shettima asks FG to talk with Boko Haram

Shettima asks FG to talk with Boko Haram

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has asked the federal government to discuss with Boko Haram to secure the release of the Chibok schoolgirls.He was speaking with CNN's Christiane Amanpour Thursday night.Amanpour had asked for his view on the decision of President Goodluck Jonathan not to go into negotiation with the insurgents for the release of the hundreds of girls.Boko [...]

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    Police manhandle TheCable journalist, Melaye

Police manhandle TheCable journalist, Melaye

More than 60 Nigerian police officers on Sunday circled the Unity Fountain, Maitama, Abuja, venue of the #bringbackourgirls sit-out convened by Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former education minister.The police officers, who lined up by their trucks and tanks, stopped harmless people who had come to add their voices to the #bringbackourgirls campaign from entering the venue.Earlier, when convener of the meeting, Ezekwesili, [...]

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    Akande running down Nigeria, says Presidency

Akande running down Nigeria, says Presidency

Presidency has accused the interim national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, of running down Nigeria and creating problems for the country.Akande, at a press conference on Sunday, had blamed President Goodluck Jonathan for not doing enough to rescue the girls kidnapped from Chibok, Borno State, by Boko Haram.He‎ also said Nigeria was on "auto pilot".Presidential spokesman [...]

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APC’s loss, PDP’s gain

Mr. Sunday Olaoye, the elder brother of Osun State Deputy Governor, Mrs Titi Laoye-Tomori, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Declaring his allegiance to the PDP, Laoye said he left the APC because he was “used and dumped.’’Olaoye, who was a chieftain of the APC in Osun, where his sister emerged as the deputy governor [...]

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    Can Jonathan finally unite Nigerians?

Can Jonathan finally unite Nigerians?

For a number of reasons, yesterday’s expanded meeting of the National Security Council was about the most anticipated federal-level meeting this year.Exactly a week ago, governors affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) were accused of snubbing President Goodluck Jonathan’s invitation to the meeting, reigniting concerns over a political space more embroiled in inter-party mudslinging than in national peace and [...]

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