Saturday, August 24, 2019

Tag "APC"

    APC dismisses Wadume’s claim, says era of giving thugs money ended with PDP

APC dismisses Wadume’s claim, says era of giving thugs money ended with PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will never allocate resources to a kidnapper or murderer.The ruling party said this in reaction to a claim made by Hamisu Bala, suspected kidnap kingpin better known as Wadume.Wadume had alleged that the APC gave him N13 million for the February 23 presidential election.He had also said Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, [...]

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    Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’: APC, PDP gave me millions for 2019 elections

Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’: APC, PDP gave me millions for 2019 elections

Hamisu Bala, suspected kidnap kingpin better known as Wadume, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) gave him N13 million for the February 23 presidential election. He also reportedly said he defrauded some politicians, including Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, who allegedly gave him N6 million.Ishaku is a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).According to New Telegraph, Wadume [...]

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    APC will rule beyond 2023, says Oshiomhole

APC will rule beyond 2023, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is confident the party will rule beyond 2023.He spoke in Abuja during a meeting with governors elected under the platform of the party.The national chairman urged party members to work together, adding that there is a lot more to be done in order to sustain the "progress made [...]

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    Oyegun: APC will have issues in 2023

Oyegun: APC will have issues in 2023

John Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the ruling party will have issues in 2023 general election.In an interview with ARISE NEWS on Friday, he said the issues will arise because President Muhammadu Buhari, on whom the party had tailored its change agenda, will not be qualified to contest.Oyegun said the party has time to [...]

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    Timi Frank: Don’t expect much from these ministers

Timi Frank: Don’t expect much from these ministers

Timi Frank, a former deputy national publicity of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Nigerians should "lower their expectations for true dividends of democracy."Frank was speaking on the back of the swearing in of 43 ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Wednesday.In a statement on Thursday, the former APC spokesman called on Nigerians to brace up for [...]

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    Presidential tribunal reserves judgement

Presidential tribunal reserves judgement

The presidential election petitions tribunal has reserved judgement in the petition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) filed to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the general election.The five-man panel of the tribunal led by Mohammed Garba said judgement would be delivered on a date to be communicated to the parties.Garba made the announcement after the petitioners and respondents [...]

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    Kogi assembly asks CJ to raise impeachment panel of deputy governor

Kogi assembly asks CJ to raise impeachment panel of deputy governor

The Kogi state house of assembly has requested Nasir Ajanah, the state chief judge, to constitute a 7-man panel of inquiry to investigate allegations of gross misconduct levelled against Simon Achuba, deputy governor of the state.The assembly made the request in a resolution reached at plenary in Lokoja, the state capital, following the adoption of a motion by Abdullahi Bello-Balogun, [...]

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    INEC: PDP’s claim on Buhari lacking qualification is great absurdity

INEC: PDP’s claim on Buhari lacking qualification is great absurdity

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged the election tribunal to disregard the claim that President Muhammadu Buhari was not qualified to contest the 2019 elections.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, had alleged, in a 43-page final address filed at the tribunal, that Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), could not produce [...]

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    Oyegun: In 80 years, I haven’t spent a single night on hospital bed

Oyegun: In 80 years, I haven’t spent a single night on hospital bed

John Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he has not spent a single night on the hospital bed in his 80 years on earth.Speaking at a dinner that the ruling party put together in his honour in Abuja, Oyegun, a former governor of Edo state, thanked God for his life.He said out of his gratitude [...]

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    Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has asked some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) before they die.He made the call at a dinner organised to celebrate the 80th birthday of John Odigie-Oyegun, former APC national chairman, in Abuja on Sunday.At the event, Osinbajo narrated a story of an American Republican senator who told his family [...]

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    ‘He’s not a Nigerian’ — APC asks tribunal to dismiss Atiku’s petition

‘He’s not a Nigerian’ — APC asks tribunal to dismiss Atiku’s petition

President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have urged the presidential election petitions tribunal to dismiss the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its candidate, challenging the February 23 general election on technicalities and evidential grounds.The prayers formed the gamut of other requests contained in both Buhari and APC’s final addresses to be [...]

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    PDP: We’ve shown Buhari is not qualified to be president

PDP: We’ve shown Buhari is not qualified to be president

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says they have proved President Muhammadu Buhari does not possess the qualification to run for president. Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared winner of the February presidential election, but Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the PDP, rejected the result, filing a petition at the election tribunal.In a 43-page final address filed by on [...]

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    PDP: Buhari’s directive on food importation will worsen hunger in the land

PDP: Buhari’s directive on food importation will worsen hunger in the land

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on food importation in the country as mean, ill-timed and completely against the wellbeing of Nigerians.Buhari had told the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation.The president had said this lead to steady improvement in agricultural production and attainment of full food security.But [...]

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    Buhari asks CBN to halt forex for food importation

Buhari asks CBN to halt forex for food importation

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation.In a statement issued on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, the president said the directive is to ensure the steady improvement in agricultural production and attainment of full food security.The president, who hosted All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to [...]

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    Joe Igbokwe: Anyone who says Buhari isn’t doing well is a liar from the pit of hell

Joe Igbokwe: Anyone who says Buhari isn’t doing well is a liar from the pit of hell

Joe Igbokwe, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, says anyone who claims President Muhammadu Buhari is not doing well is a liar from hell.Speaking when he featured on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, Igbokwe blamed the nation’s woes on the previous administrations since 1999.“The PDP was there for 16 years and we didn’t see anything. [...]

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    Oshiomhole absent as Secondus leads PDP bigwigs to Oyegun’s birthday

Oshiomhole absent as Secondus leads PDP bigwigs to Oyegun’s birthday

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was conspicuously absent at the 80th birthday ceremony of John Oyegun, his predecessor.President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the APC, were also absent at the occasion which took place in Benin, capital of Edo state, on Monday.Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo, and Rotimi Akeredolu, his Ondo [...]

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