Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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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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    ‘Jonathan should apologize to Nigerians’ — Buhari centre fires back at Timi Frank

‘Jonathan should apologize to Nigerians’ — Buhari centre fires back at Timi Frank

A research center dedicated to documenting the ideals of the Muhammadu Buhari presidency known as Buhari Phenomenal Leadership Centre has fired back at Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over his recent call on Nigerians, to apologise to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan.Frank had in a statement issued during the weekend said unless Nigerians prefer to continue [...]

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    APC justifies Sowore’s arrest, says Nigeria is not a banana republic

APC justifies Sowore’s arrest, says Nigeria is not a banana republic

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has justified the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow, saying Nigeria is not a banana republic.The Department of State Services (DSS) had arrested Sowore on Saturday over his call for a protest against "bad governance in Nigeria".In a statement by Lanre Issa-Onilu, national publicity secretary of the APC, the ruling party said the arrest [...]

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    Kogi APC suspends Yahaya Bello’s deputy

Kogi APC suspends Yahaya Bello’s deputy

The Kogi state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Simon Achuba, deputy governor of the state.This comes 24 hours after the state house of assembly commenced impeachment proceedings against Achuba who has been having a long running battle with Yahaya Bello, the governor.Achuba had alleged that he is being owed over N800 million in salaries and allowances as [...]

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    APC deputy spokesman describes Jonathan as a ‘push and start president’

APC deputy spokesman describes Jonathan as a ‘push and start president’

Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described ex-President Goodluck Jonathan as "a push and start president" who never won an election."Push and start" is a local parlance used to describe a faulty car that does not start until it is pushed.Nabena said this in reaction to a statement credited to the former president.At [...]

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    Even dictatorship has dividends, says Oshiomhole 

Even dictatorship has dividends, says Oshiomhole 

Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says dividends of democracy is a mistake as dictatorship also comes with dividends. Oshimhole said this while fielding questions from journalists after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. Asked to react to the criticisms from members of his party on both the ministerial and senate committee chairmen lists, the chairman of [...]

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    PDP: Buhari’s govt  foisting a siege mentality on Nigerians

PDP: Buhari’s govt foisting a siege mentality on Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of holding Nigerians hostage.In a statement by Kola Ologbondiyan, its spokesman, the PDP expressed worries that Nigeria, which is a "prosperity hub and reference point", now has all the "trappings of a failed state" under the administration of Buhari.The party alleged that the president is now unable to guarantee any [...]

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