Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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    Tinubu to Obasanjo: You have spent your own time… leave Buhari alone

Tinubu to Obasanjo: You have spent your own time… leave Buhari alone

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo to leave President Muhammadu Buhari alone.Tinubu said this while addressing party members at a stakeholders meeting in Lagos state on Tuesday.The APC leader condemned "frequent attacks" on the current administration by the former president.He said the criticisms of Obasanjo were in bad faith, adding [...]

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    Lagos APC adopts direct primary for 2019 elections

Lagos APC adopts direct primary for 2019 elections

Aspirants vying for various elective positions under the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos will face direct primary.Bola Tinubu, national leader of the party, announced this at a stakeholders’ meeting held at the party’s secretariat on Acme Road, Ogba, Lagos, on Tuesday.He said the party would immediately commence the process of registering new members, while the old members who had [...]

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    Saraki’s actions now border on high treason, says APC on n’assembly closure

Saraki’s actions now border on high treason, says APC on n’assembly closure

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the actions of Senate President Bukola Saraki now borders on high treason.The party said this in reaction to the explanation given by Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, over the national assembly's inability to reconvene to consider a request of President Muhammadu Buhari.Buhari had asked the lawmakers to approve N242 [...]

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    Malami, DSS, senate sued over ‘plot’ to remove Saraki

Malami, DSS, senate sued over ‘plot’ to remove Saraki

Rafiu Adebayo and Isah Misau, senators representing Kwara south and Bauchi central, have sued Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, the Department of State Services (DSS) and the senate over an alleged plot to remove Bukola Saraki as senate president.Joined in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/872/2018 are the senate president, deputy senate president, senate leader, deputy senate leader, minority leader, deputy minority [...]

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    Akpabio: All defectors must lose their seats before I get sacked

Akpabio: All defectors must lose their seats before I get sacked

Godswill Akpabio, former senate minority leader, says he is not perturbed by the call to declare his seat vacant.Akpabio is representing Akwa Ibom north-west in the upper legislative chamber.On Sunday, the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to declare Akpabio's seat following his defection to the ruling party from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The group [...]

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    Tambuwal visits Atiku in Abuja

Tambuwal visits Atiku in Abuja

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, visited former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in Abuja on Sunday night.Both politicians who defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are nursing presidential ambition.Tambuwal also held a meeting with Gbenga Daniel, director-general of Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation.The reason for his visit and details of the meetings were not [...]

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    Victory in Katsina, Kogi, Bauchi — is APC really affected by defections?

Victory in Katsina, Kogi, Bauchi — is APC really affected by defections?

"I am not bothered about the defections. Ordinary Nigerians have developed confidence in us and are defending us. I assure you, majority of Nigerians are appreciative of our efforts."Those were the exact words of President Muhammadu Buhari after the gale of defections that hit the All Progressives Congress (APC). If the results of the just-concluded bye-elections in Katsina, Bauchi and Kogi [...]

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    Stop using Akpabio to get attention, APC replies R-APC

Stop using Akpabio to get attention, APC replies R-APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the call on Senate President Bukola Saraki by the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) to declare the seat of Godswill Akpabio, former minority of the upper legislative chamber.The R-APC had asked Saraki to declare Akpabio's seat vacant in line with section 68 of the constitution.But in a statement on Sunday, Yekini Nabena, APC [...]

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    Atiku: If elected president, I’ll serve one term

Atiku: If elected president, I’ll serve one term

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says if elected president, he will sign an undertaking to serve for just a term.Abubakar said this in an interview with THISDAY.The former vice-president said his case would not be like President Muhammadu Buhari who allegedly reneged on his promise to serve for one term."If I am elected as the president in 2019, I give [...]

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    APC: We won’t forget how PDP pen robbers destroyed Nigeria

APC: We won’t forget how PDP pen robbers destroyed Nigeria

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not fail Nigerians like the way the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did when it held power for 16 years.In a statement on Sunday, Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the ruling party, also dismissed the allegations that the current administration is one-sided in its fight against corruption.He said PDP's criticisms of the anti-corruption [...]

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    Bauchi bye-election: APC loses Dogara’s LGA

Bauchi bye-election: APC loses Dogara’s LGA

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi state in the Bauchi south senatorial district bye-election.Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, is from the local government area.There are reports that Dogara is planning to defect from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP following his disagreement with Mohammed Abubakar, governor of [...]

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    EXTRA: My only mission is to make Buhari president for life, says APC senatorial candidate

EXTRA: My only mission is to make Buhari president for life, says APC senatorial candidate

Lawal-Yahaya Gumau, candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi south bye-election, says if elected into the senate, he would work towards making Muhammadu Buhari, president for life by working.Speaking at the close of his campaign in Bauchi, Gumau said his only mandate would be to make Buhari president till he dies.The aspirant, who is a current member of the house [...]

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    Makarfi: Corruption under APC is worse than PDP’s 16 years

Makarfi: Corruption under APC is worse than PDP’s 16 years

Ahmed Makarfi, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the corruption under All Progressives Congress (APC) is worse than 16 years when PDP ruled.Speaking with PDP leaders in Enugu as part of his nationwide consultation on his aspiration, Makarfi said the extent of corruption in the country would not be known until APC leaves power.The [...]

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    ‘One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office’ — Saraki dares APC

‘One million Oshiomholes cannot remove me from office’ — Saraki dares APC

Senate President Bukola Saraki has fired some shots at Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).This comes one day after he vowed not to descend into the gutter with the ruling party.Saraki had resisted hitting back at the APC which described him as a failure who swims in controversy.But on Friday, the senate president went all out [...]

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    Oshiomhole: PDP senators mobilised thugs who assaulted our members at n’assembly

Oshiomhole: PDP senators mobilised thugs who assaulted our members at n’assembly

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has accused senators of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of mobilising thugs who allegedly assaulted APC lawmakers at the national assembly.Oshiomhole said this while speaking with journalists at the party's national secretariat in Abuja on Friday."About 15 PDP Senators were in the senate and imported thugs that molested two of [...]

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    Kaduna deputy speaker dumps APC for PDP

Kaduna deputy speaker dumps APC for PDP

John Kwaturu, deputy speaker of Kaduna state house of assembly, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Kwataru told reporters that he has since submitted his letter of withdrawal of membership of the APC to his Kwataru ward in Kachia local government area."I have left the APC for the PDP. My reasons for leaving [...]

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