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    Akeredolu to slug it out with 10 aspirants as APC concludes screening

Akeredolu to slug it out with 10 aspirants as APC concludes screening

The All Progressives Congress (APC) screening committee has cleared Rotimi Akeredolu, the incumbent governor, and 10 other aspirants to contest the primary election for the Ondo governorship poll. The committee, headed by Tijani Tumsa, disqualified only one out of the 12 aspirants that participated in the exercise. Tumsa announced this on Friday while submitting the panel’s report to Akpan Udoedehe, secretary of [...]

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    ‘There’s no free dollar in Edo’ — PDP taunts Ganduje

‘There’s no free dollar in Edo’ — PDP taunts Ganduje

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taunted Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, over the jibe he threw at Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state. Ganduje, head of APC national campaign council for the Edo gubernatorial election, had accused the PDP of plotting to rig  the Edo election, saying Wike who is the head of the PDP campaign on Edo election, [...]

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    EXTRA: We’ll send Wike to an isolation centre, says Ganduje on Edo election

EXTRA: We’ll send Wike to an isolation centre, says Ganduje on Edo election

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says Nyesom Wike, his Rivers counterpart will be sent to an isolation centre ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Edo state. While Wike is the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign committee in Edo, Ganduje is the head of the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign. Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the APC will be [...]

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    Inuwa Abdulkadir, ex-minister, is dead

Inuwa Abdulkadir, ex-minister, is dead

Inuwa Abdulkadir, immediate past vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) north-west, is dead. TheCable learnt he died at Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, in the early hours of Monday after a brief illness. He was 54. He was the pro-chancellor of Sokoto State University. Abdulkadir was minister of youth and sports under Goodluck Jonathan, but he was fired under controversial circumstances in [...]

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    NYSC issues new certificate to Obaseki

NYSC issues new certificate to Obaseki

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has issued a new certificate to Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state. The governor partook in the scheme in 1980 but there was an error on the certificate issued to him. An alphabet was missing in his surname which read Obasek instead of Obaseki. The All Progressives Congress (APC) panel which screened aspirants for the Edo 2020 [...]

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    Oshiomhole, Oyegun named members of APC campaign for Edo guber

Oshiomhole, Oyegun named members of APC campaign for Edo guber

Adams Oshiomhole and John Oyegun, former national chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have been named as members of the party's national campaign council for the Edo governorship election. Oshiomhole and Oyegun had disagreed on a number of issues concerning the party. Oyegun accused Oshiomhole of fuelling the crisis in the party in Edo state, saying his brand of leadership [...]

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    Decision to pick Audu as Ize-Iyamu’s running mate is supreme, says Benin River Authority MD

Decision to pick Audu as Ize-Iyamu’s running mate is supreme, says Benin River Authority MD

The decision by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pick Gani Audu as running to Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the party's governorship candidate in the state "is supreme." Addressing APC members at a meeting in Auchi, Edo state on Tuesday, Saliu Ahmed (pictured), managing director of Benin/Owena River Basin Development Authority, urged party members to support Ize-Iyamu and his running mate. Before Audu was [...]

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    Buni: APC will begin the process of true reconciliation

Buni: APC will begin the process of true reconciliation

Mai Mala Buni, Yobe governor and chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) caretaker committee, says the recent leadership crisis in the party is not strange. Addressing a press conference at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, Buni said disagreements are normal in all political parties and the APC is no exception. The chairman said the decision of the national executive committee [...]

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    Giadom hands over leadership of APC to Buni

Giadom hands over leadership of APC to Buni

Victor Giadom, acting national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has handed over the leadership of the party to Mai Mala Buni, chairman of the caretaker committee. The handing over ceremony took place at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Monday. Assuring the committee of support, Giadom prayed to God to give Buni, who is the governor of Yobe, the wisdom [...]

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    REVEALED: Buni not qualified to be APC caretaker chairman

REVEALED: Buni not qualified to be APC caretaker chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) national executive council (NEC) meeting may have come and gone, but the twists from that event are still unfolding. The meeting, which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, was held at the federal executive council (FEC) chamber. By using the chamber, which is usually for official government meetings, Buhari drew the ire of many Nigerians and [...]

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    Ize-Iyamu: Oshiomhole was trying to demarket me — he never meant the bad things he said

Ize-Iyamu: Oshiomhole was trying to demarket me — he never meant the bad things he said

Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo governorship election, says Adams Oshiomole, former governor of the state, never meant the bad things he said about him. He said the APC leader was only trying to "demarket" him when he contested for governor under a different party -- the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In 2016 when he was [...]

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    Wike: I’m happy APC is in crisis — I hope they continue to make mistakes

Wike: I’m happy APC is in crisis — I hope they continue to make mistakes

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, says he is happy that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in crisis. Wike told Arise Television in an interview that he is happy with the circumstances that brought Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He said he cannot pray for the APC not to make mistakes, and that the ruling [...]

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    ‘Oshiomhole made mistakes, NWC was like a fight club’ — 7 things Tinubu said on APC crisis

‘Oshiomhole made mistakes, NWC was like a fight club’ — 7 things Tinubu said on APC crisis

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has finally opened up on the ouster of Adams Oshiomhole, the party's former national chairman and his loyalist. In a 1858-word statement on Saturday, Tinubu detailed how the crisis which saw the dissolution of the party's national working committee (NWC) could have been averted. He admitted there were mistakes which Oshiomhole must [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I accept dissolution of APC NWC in good faith

Oshiomhole: I accept dissolution of APC NWC in good faith

Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has accepted the decision of the party's national executive committee (NEC) to dissolve the national working committee (NWC) which he led. Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Saturday, Oshiomhole said he has also asked his lawyers to withdraw his suit at the supreme court. The former Edo governor [...]

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    ‘We won’t join your crisis-ridden party’ — PDP govs tackle Yahaya Bello

‘We won’t join your crisis-ridden party’ — PDP govs tackle Yahaya Bello

The Peoples Democratic Party Governors Forum (PDP-GF) says none of its members is interested in joining the All Progressives Congress (APC). On Friday, Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, said about 10 governors elected on the PDP platform would soon defect to the APC. In a statement on Saturday, C.I.D. Maduabum, director-general of the forum, said the PDP governors are currently [...]

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    Dissolved APC NWC members backtrack, say they’re not taking legal action

Dissolved APC NWC members backtrack, say they’re not taking legal action

Members of the dissolved national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) say they are no longer considering legal action in addressing their grievances. The aggrieved NWC members had mulled legal action after the committee was dissolved at a national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party that was held at the presidential villa on Thursday. A caretaker committee chaired [...]

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