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    APC congress: Election materials ‘were diverted’ in Katsina

APC congress: Election materials ‘were diverted’ in Katsina

The election monitoring committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward and local government congresses in  Katsina state, has written a minority report on the conduct of the congresses in four local governments in the Funtua zone of the state.In a report dated May 15, and addressed to the national secretary of the APC, Sanusi Kunde, Innocent Anike and  Abdulrasheed [...]

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    Oshiomhole: As governor, I didn’t oppress anyone

Oshiomhole: As governor, I didn’t oppress anyone

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says during his eight years as governor of Edo state, he did not oppress anyone.The former governor said this on Tuesday when he met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and senators elected on the platform of the APC.He was at the senate to solicit the support of APC lawmakers [...]

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    The impending implosion of APC

The impending implosion of APC

Just take the phrase: “impending” in the title above with a pinch of salt. I use the word because in politics as in life, things happen - as seemingly absolute situations become redeemable and what originally appears impossible could be the catalyst for fresh opportunities. Otherwise, the truth is that the ruling Nigerian political party, the All Progressives Congress is [...]

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    Kwara APC crisis: Faction files suit against Saraki’s group

Kwara APC crisis: Faction files suit against Saraki’s group

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed a suit against the group of Senate President Bukola Saraki.Both groups held their congresses in Ilorin, the state capital, on Saturday.The faction is made of members from the legacy parties -- CPC, ANPP and a faction of ACN (including Lai Mohammed, minister of information), as well as GRS, a group [...]

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    ‘Their grievances are genuine’ — APC leaders meet nPDP faction

‘Their grievances are genuine’ — APC leaders meet nPDP faction

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described as genuine, the grievances of the new Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faction.The faction had given a seven-day ultimatum to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari after accusing the ruling party of being unfair to its members.Speaking with journalists on Monday after meeting with Kawu Baraje, leader of the faction, at the [...]

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    Timi Frank apologised to Jonathan in his personal capacity, says APC

Timi Frank apologised to Jonathan in his personal capacity, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of the ruling party, spoke in his personal capacity.The party said this in response to an open letter Frank wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari.He had apologised to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, saying life had become "worthless" under the administration of Buhari.But in a statement on Sunday, Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Patience Jonathan won’t need lawyers to keep her dollars if PDP wins in 2019

Garba Shehu: Patience Jonathan won’t need lawyers to keep her dollars if PDP wins in 2019

Garba Shehu,  presidential spokesman, says "changing the change" in 2019 would reverse all the achievements of the All Progressives Congress (APC).In an article he titled 'The Real Price of Changing the Change (1)', Shehu said Nigerians needed to understand the implication of voting out President Muhammadu Buhari.Shehu said members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have only been calling for [...]

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    ‘Life worthless under Buhari’ — suspended APC chieftain apologises to Jonathan

‘Life worthless under Buhari’ — suspended APC chieftain apologises to Jonathan

Timi Frank, a suspended chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has apologised to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alleging that life is worthless under President Muhammadu Buhari.Frank, one of the then opposition leaders who criticised Jonathan in the buildup to the 2015 election, conveyed his apology in an open letter.He explained that he apologised to Jonathan because events in the last [...]

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    Parallel congresses: There’s a massive conspiracy against Buhari, says Marafa

Parallel congresses: There’s a massive conspiracy against Buhari, says Marafa

Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says the irregularities at the All Progressives Congress (APC) congresses were targeted at President Muhammadu Buhari.The APC ward, local government and states congresses were marred by irregularities and violence.In an interview with PUNCH, the senator said the party leadership set some rules but was first to break the rules.He accused APC national working committee (NWC) of not [...]

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    INTERVIEW: Some of our doctors can’t interpret MRI result, says APC senator

INTERVIEW: Some of our doctors can’t interpret MRI result, says APC senator

Lanre Tejuosho, chairman, senate committee on health, is excited about the one percent of the consolidated revenue fund (CRF) earmarked for health and passed by the national assembly in the 2018 budget.In this interview with select journalists, the senator representing Ogun central said the fund would be a major "game changer" for the country's health sector. He also said the [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: Faleke’s supporters used a primary school in Abuja for their ‘so-called’ congress

Yahaya Bello: Faleke’s supporters used a primary school in Abuja for their ‘so-called’ congress

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says those behind the parallel state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, are only trying to damage the party.A faction loyal to James Faleke, running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election, had announced Hadi Ametou as the party's factional chairman.But speaking through Kingsley Fanwo, his spokesman, [...]

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    Saraki vs Lai, Shittu vs Ajimobi… parallel APC congresses hold nationwide

Saraki vs Lai, Shittu vs Ajimobi… parallel APC congresses hold nationwide

The state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was marred by irregularities on Saturday.From violence to factional disputes, the exercise plunged the ruling party into a deeper crisis.Various factions staged their own congresses in Lagos, Delta, Kogi, Kwara, Ondo and Oyo.Imo congress held despite court order against itIn Imo state, the congress took place at an undisclosed venue, despite a [...]

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    Kogi APC faction holds parallel congress

Kogi APC faction holds parallel congress

Delegates from the 239 wards in Kogi on Saturday re-elected Hadi Ametuo, chairman of the Faleke faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state and his colleagues, except three.The state congress which held at St Peter's LGEA primary school, Felele, Lokoja, the state capital, was said to be peaceful, and adjudged to be free and fair by all [...]

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    Emperor governors, APC’s disorderliness… Shehu Sani lists ‘threats’ to Nigeria’s democracy

Emperor governors, APC’s disorderliness… Shehu Sani lists ‘threats’ to Nigeria’s democracy

Shehu Sani, lawmaker representing Kaduna central senatorial district, says Nigeria's democracy is under threat.The senator said contributing as a threat to the nation's democracy is the mass killings in some parts of the country, particularly north-central and north-west.Hundreds have been killed in Nigeria this year alone in crisis situations.Among the causes of the deaths are clashes and attacks involving herdsmen [...]

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    Verily, Oyegun’s cry-babies need nose-wipe

Verily, Oyegun’s cry-babies need nose-wipe

Were Ehiogie West Idahosa not a familiar name, one would have been tempted to dismiss the graffiti credited to him recently in the media as composed by a stark illiterate at a pepper-soup joint at the popular Agbado market in Benin City. Aside the farrago of illogicalities, seeking to ethnicize the circumstances that forced Chief John Odigie-Oyegun’s fall as APC [...]

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    Court dismisses suits challenging move to extend Oyegun’s tenure

Court dismisses suits challenging move to extend Oyegun’s tenure

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has dismissed two suits challenging a move by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to extend the tenure of John Odigie-Oyegun, its national chairman.The attempted tenure extension had also involved officials of the party at the national, state, local government and ward levels.In February, the national executive council of the APC added an extra [...]

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