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    APC on COVID-19: Nigerians want a working president — not a talker

APC on COVID-19: Nigerians want a working president — not a talker

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says a majority of Nigerians want a working president but that only a few want one who talks. President Muhammadu Buhari has been criticised for not addressing citizens since the coronavirus outbreak in the country. In a statement on Saturday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said the "grand efforts" by Buhari in tackling the virus could be seen [...]

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    Supreme court dismisses Zamfara APC application for review

Supreme court dismisses Zamfara APC application for review

The supreme court has dismissed an application by the All Progressive Congress (APC) seeking a review of the judgment which disqualified the governorship and all other candidates of the party in the Zamfara 2019 elections. Inyang Okoro, who read the decision of the five-man panel of justices, said order eight rule 16 prohibits the court from reviewing its own decision. "The supreme court [...]

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    Oshiomhole’s suspension appeal adjourned indefinitely

Oshiomhole’s suspension appeal adjourned indefinitely

The court of appeal in Abuja, has adjourned indefinitely, proceedings in the appeal filed by Adams Oshiomhole challenging his suspension as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A high court of the federal capital territory (FCT) had on March 4, ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole. The ruling was delivered following a suit filed by one Oluwale Afolabi, a member of [...]

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    Tinubu postpones colloquium to mark birthday over coronavirus

Tinubu postpones colloquium to mark birthday over coronavirus

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has postponed the annual colloquium to mark his birthday as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). The former Lagos state governor will clock 68 on March 29. In a letter to his associates organising the event seen by TheCable, Tinubu said the decision to postpone the event is due to overriding public health [...]

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    Oshiomhole pleads for forgiveness, asks aggrieved APC members to withdraw court cases

Oshiomhole pleads for forgiveness, asks aggrieved APC members to withdraw court cases

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked members of the party for forgiveness, saying no one is perfect. Speaking on Tuesday at the end of the national working committee (NWC) meeting of the party, Oshiomhole said he has also forgiven those who offended him. The embattled party chairman said the NWC has also resolved that aggrieved members [...]

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    I’m pulling out of APC, says Segun Oni

I’m pulling out of APC, says Segun Oni

Segun Oni, a former governor of Ekiti state, says he is on his way out of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Oni, who sought the ticket of the APC but lost to Kayode Fayemi, the incumbent governor, disclosed this to journalists in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, on Monday. He said the decision was taken after an observation of alleged maltreatment of [...]

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    Oshiomhole meets Abba Kyari as APC crisis deepens

Oshiomhole meets Abba Kyari as APC crisis deepens

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), visited Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, after a court suspended hearing of an appeal he filed against the judgment of a federal capital territory (FCT) high court suspending him from office. TheCable learnt that the embattled party chairman visited the presidential villa when President Muhammadu Buhari was at the Eagle [...]

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    Court suspends hearing of Oshiomhole’s appeal

Court suspends hearing of Oshiomhole’s appeal

The appeal court has suspended hearing of an appeal by Adams Oshiomhole against the judgment of a federal capital territory (FCT) high court suspending him as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The court had scheduled Monday to hear the matter, but a three-man panel of justices rose at a session today to say a new panel would [...]

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    Uzodinma: PDP behind plot to humiliate Oshiomhole out of office

Uzodinma: PDP behind plot to humiliate Oshiomhole out of office

Hope Uzodinma, governor of Imo state, says those behind the plot to remove Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are working for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Speaking with journalists in Owerri, the state capital, Uzodinma said Oshiomhole would not be humiliated out of office. The governor, who is a former member of the PDP, said there [...]

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    Bayelsa APC suspends Lokpobiri for ‘anti-party activity’

Bayelsa APC suspends Lokpobiri for ‘anti-party activity’

The Bayelsa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Heineken Lokpobiri, a two-time senator and former speaker of the state house of assembly. This was announced by the state executive committee in a statement issued by Doifie-Ola Buokoribo, the state publicity secretary, on Thursday. Lokpobiri was one of those who contested the party's governorship primary election against David Lyon, [...]

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    APC south-south leaders ‘endorse’ Victor Giadom as Oshiomhole’s replacement

APC south-south leaders ‘endorse’ Victor Giadom as Oshiomhole’s replacement

Leaders of the south-south region of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have asked the party's national executive council (NEC) to confirm Victor Giadom as acting national chairman.  Gaidom, acting national secretary, had announced that he had taken over the running of the party following the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman. At the end of a zonal caucus meeting which was [...]

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    Oshiomhole’s pictures, billboards yanked off at APC secretariat

Oshiomhole’s pictures, billboards yanked off at APC secretariat

Pictures of Adams Oshiomhole, suspended national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have all been removed at the party’s secretariat in Abuja. TheCable gathered the pictures were removed on Wednesday night, but it was not immediately clear on whose directive. As of Thursday evening, no picture of Oshiomhole was sighted either at the secretariat premises in Wuse area of the nation’s [...]

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    I’ve taken over running of APC, says acting national secretary

I’ve taken over running of APC, says acting national secretary

Victor Gaidom, acting national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has been directing activities of the party in the absence of key officials. Gaidom said this while commenting on the crisis rocking the ruling party. A federal high court in Abuja had asked Adams Oshiomhole to step aside as national chairman pending the determination of a suit filed against [...]

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    ‘APC may lose elections in Edo, Ondo if Oshiomhole remains chairman’

‘APC may lose elections in Edo, Ondo if Oshiomhole remains chairman’

Salihu Lukman, director-general of Progressive Governors Forum, has asked the party’s national executive committee (NEC) to appoint a new national chairman to replace Adams Oshiomhole. On Wednesday, an Abuja high court ordered the suspension of Oshiomhole as chairman pending the determination of a substantive suit seeking his removal but, on Thursday, another high court in Kano issued an interim order halting his [...]

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    Oshiomhole: I worry about what I will be remembered for as APC chairman

Oshiomhole: I worry about what I will be remembered for as APC chairman

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is more worried about what he would be remembered for than on how long he spent as chairman of the ruling party. Oshiomhole said this after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Thursday. A federal high court in Abuja had ordered his suspension on Wednesday and [...]

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    Are we having the funeral of APC so soon? 

Are we having the funeral of APC so soon? 

I think solidarising in struggle is more rancour-proof than banding in victory. In 2013, the PDP galloped from one crisis to another until it imploded and lost power at the centre in 2015. The APC appears to be toeing the same path. Since the party cruised to power, it has been embroiled in tremulous wrangling. To say the obvious, the APC [...]

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