Monday, February 17, 2020

Tag "APC"

    Protesters storm APC headquarters, ask Oshiomhole to step down

Protesters storm APC headquarters, ask Oshiomhole to step down

Some protesters stormed the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Monday, demanding the removal of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party. The protesters said his continued stay in office would bring misfortune to the  party, adding that his action led to a reduction in the number of the states controlled by APC  from 24 to [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    ‘It’s against natural justice’ — MEND asks s’court to reinstate Lyon as Bayelsa gov-elect

‘It’s against natural justice’ — MEND asks s’court to reinstate Lyon as Bayelsa gov-elect

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has asked the supreme court to reinstate David Lyon, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as governor-elect of Bayelsa state. Last Thursday, Lyon was sacked by the apex court on the grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eriemienyo, his running mate, presented forged credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Douye Diri, candidate [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Babachir Lawal: North has lost its privilege in APC under Oshiomhole

Babachir Lawal: North has lost its privilege in APC under Oshiomhole

Babachir Lawal, former secretary to the government to the federation (SGF), has described the All Progressives Congress (APC), his party, as a "funny" organisation. Speaking with journalists in Abuja at the weekend, Lawal said Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman, and his loyalists suspended Lawal Shaibu, deputy vice-chairman (north), and Inuwa Abdulkadir, vice-chairman (north-west). Shaibu and Oshiomhole were at loggerheads before his suspension [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Conduct fresh election in Bayelsa, APC writes INEC 

Conduct fresh election in Bayelsa, APC writes INEC 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh governorship election in Bayelsa state.  The supreme court had nullified the election of David Lyon, candidate of the APC who was declared winner of the election in the state in November. The apex court asked INEC to issue certificates of return to candidates of the [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    EXTRA: From ordinary khaki, Oshiomhole now wears safari with diamond buttons, says Wike

EXTRA: From ordinary khaki, Oshiomhole now wears safari with diamond buttons, says Wike

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has taunted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he has dumped his "ordinary khaki" for "safari with diamond buttons". While khaki is a cloth made from wool or cotton, safari is made from expensive fabric and mostly used by those who are well to do. Oshiomhole, who adopted the khaki since his [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Supreme court to hear Ihedioha’s case on Tuesday

Supreme court to hear Ihedioha’s case on Tuesday

The supreme court has fixed Tuesday for hearing of the applications filed by Emeka Ihedioha, a former governor of Imo state. Festus Akande, spokesman of the supreme court, confirmed this to TheCable when he was contacted on Saturday. "Yes it is true. The review will be held on Tuesday," he said over the phone. Ihedioha had asked the apex court to review the [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    ‘Let’s look inwards’ — Keyamo blames APC for Bayelsa loss

‘Let’s look inwards’ — Keyamo blames APC for Bayelsa loss

Festus Keyamo, minister of state for labour and employment, has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to look inwards over the loss of some states to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In 2019, the ruling party lost Zamfara and Rivers to the PDP due to internal crisis. In the case of Zamfara, the APC contested and won elections but the supreme court [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    Jonathan: Diri worked as a commissioner when I was governor…  he’ll deliver

Jonathan: Diri worked as a commissioner when I was governor… he’ll deliver

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed his support for Douye Diri, the new governor of Bayelsa state. In a statement on Friday, Jonathan said he trusts in Diri's ability to deliver, having worked closely with him. Diri was a commissioner when Jonathan succeeded Diepreye Alamieyeseigha as governor of Bayelsa. The former president, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had fallen out [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC rejects INEC’s declaration of Diri as Bayelsa governor-elect

APC rejects INEC’s declaration of Diri as Bayelsa governor-elect

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare Douye Diri, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as governor-elect of Bayelsa state. On Thursday, the supreme court sacked David Lyon, APC candidate, as governor-elect of the state. Lyon was sacked on grounds that Biobarakuma Degi-Eriemienyo, his running mate, presented forged certificate to [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    ‘No Lyon, no governor’ — APC supporters protest s’court judgment in Bayelsa

‘No Lyon, no governor’ — APC supporters protest s’court judgment in Bayelsa

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are currently protesting in Bayelsa state over the supreme court judgment sacking the party's elected governorship candidate. The APC supporters took to the streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, on Friday morning, calling for the reinstatement of David Lyon as  governor. At its sitting on Thursday, the supreme court nullified the election of Lyon -- [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Lawyer asks FG to arrest Oshiomhole for treason over comment on Bayelsa

Lawyer asks FG to arrest Oshiomhole for treason over comment on Bayelsa

Tope Akinyode, a human rights lawyer, has asked the federal government to arrest and prosecute Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for treason. On Thursday, Oshiomhole said no governor would be sworn in in Bayelsa state on Friday after the supreme court sacked David Lyon, APC candidate who was declared winner of the November governorship election in [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Oshiomhole: There won’t be any governor in Bayelsa from tomorrow

Oshiomhole: There won’t be any governor in Bayelsa from tomorrow

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Duoye Diri, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November governorship election in Bayelsa, will not be sworn in on Friday. Reacting to the sack of David Lyon, his party's candidate who was declared winner of the election but sacked by the supreme court, Oshiomhole said the PDP [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    Okorocha, Uzodinma at house plenary as two Imo reps defect to APC

Okorocha, Uzodinma at house plenary as two Imo reps defect to APC

Kingsley Chima and Paschal Obi, both members of the house of representatives from Imo state, have defected from the Action Alliance (AA) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chima, who represents Ohaji/Egbema/Oguta/Oru west federal constituency, and Obi of Ideato north/south federal constituency announced their decision at the house plenary session on Thursday. In attendance at the session were Hope Uzodinma, governor of [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
    All is not well in Zamfara APC, Marafa’s faction tells reconciliation panel

All is not well in Zamfara APC, Marafa’s faction tells reconciliation panel

The Zamfara faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Kabir Marafa, a former senator, says the panel led by Bisi Akande can only achieve genuine reconciliation if it ignores claims made by Abdulaziz Yari, a former governor of the state. The in-fighting between the factions of Marafa and Yari made the party to lose the state to the Peoples [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    FAKE NEWS ALERT: I never described Buhari as a religious bigot, says Tinubu

FAKE NEWS ALERT: I never described Buhari as a religious bigot, says Tinubu

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not responsible for a viral quote describing President Muhammadu Buhari as a religious bigot and an agent of destabilisation. According to the content being shared across social media platforms, Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos, allegedly described Buhari as "an agent of destabilization, ethnic bigot, and religious [...]

0 comment Read Full Article
    APC: No Nigerian territory under Boko Haram

APC: No Nigerian territory under Boko Haram

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says no inch of the country's territory is under the control of Boko Haram. In a statement on Sunday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said commentaries on activities of Boko Haram, bandits and kidnappers are "assuming a dangerous ethno-religious slant, unfortunately influenced by insensitive and selfish partisan narratives by shortsighted groups and individuals." The spokesman said the trend [...]

1 comment Read Full Article
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement

Exchange Rates

February 04, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS355444389
KANO354445370
PH355447412
ABUJA356454413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement