Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    PDP, APC are not an option — even APGA, Ojukwu’s baby, is now a fiefdom

PDP, APC are not an option — even APGA, Ojukwu’s baby, is now a fiefdom

A pesky problem of the Nigeria political milieu is the dominance of flatulent, gluttonous and dictatorial political parties. Political parties give complexion to politics. Hence, that our politics suffers “craw-craw” and monkey pox is largely due to the political parties.I believe the APC and the PDP are not a favourable option for the Nigerian people – in view of the [...]

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    Buhari: Osun must not return to the dark days

Buhari: Osun must not return to the dark days

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged residents of Osun state not to allow the state return to what he described as the "dark days".Buhari said this on Tuesday when he led top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a mega rally for Isiaka Oyetola, the party's candidate.The president urged the residents to come out in their numbers and vote [...]

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    Buhari, 13 APC governors storm Osun for Oyetola

Buhari, 13 APC governors storm Osun for Oyetola

President Muhammadu Buhari led top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Osogbo, capital of Osun state, for the rally of the ruling party ahead of Saturday's governorship election.Isiaka Oyetola, a former chief of staff to Aregbesola, is the APC candidate in the election.Speaking during the rally, Buhari said "Oyetola is ready to work".Buhari appealed to the people to [...]

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    PDP: Dogara’s return is clear testament our issues have been resolved

PDP: Dogara’s return is clear testament our issues have been resolved

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the return of Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, shows that the issues which led to his exit in 2014 have been resolved.In the past weeks, prominent members of the national assembly, including Senate President Bukola Saraki, have defected to the PDP from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Dogara, however, is yet [...]

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    Amaechi to Abe: I’m not your leader, a hypocrite can’t be my follower

Amaechi to Abe: I’m not your leader, a hypocrite can’t be my follower

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says he is not a leader to Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers south-east.There has been a face-off between the two politicians in recent months, but last week, at the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abe described Amaechi as his leader.Reacting in a statement issued on Sunday, Amaechi said Abe is a devious character and [...]

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    Sanwo-Olu declares bid to challenge Ambode for Lagos APC guber ticket

Sanwo-Olu declares bid to challenge Ambode for Lagos APC guber ticket

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced his bid to seek the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 Lagos governorship election.Sanwo-Olu made his intention known on Sunday while addressing his supporters at City Hall, Lagos.The governorship aspirant says he intends to make Lagos the "greatest, most vibrant city on the African continent, taking its rightful place in the comity [...]

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    APC: Adeosun’s resignation shows character, integrity

APC: Adeosun’s resignation shows character, integrity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as minister of finance is an act of honour, strength, character and integrity.Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the APC, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.In her resignation letter to the president, Adeosun admitted that her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate was forged.The [...]

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    Kaduna APC youth assure Buhari, el-Rufai of two million votes in 2019

Kaduna APC youth assure Buhari, el-Rufai of two million votes in 2019

The All Progressives Congress (APC) youth in Kaduna state have pledged two million votes to President Muhammadu Buhari and governor Nasir el-Rufai in the 2019 general election.The youth on Saturday made the pledge at the end of the 'Kaduna State APC Emerging Young Leaders Summit'.In a communiqué signed by Umar Yaro, APC youth head of mobilisation, they appealed for more [...]

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    I don’t believe Tinubu will stop me, says Sanwo-Olu

I don’t believe Tinubu will stop me, says Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, an All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Lagos state, says he does not believe that Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, would ask him to drop his ambition.Sanwo-Olu has the backing of Mandate Movement, a group loyal to Tinubu.Speaking with reporters on Friday, the APC aspirant highlighted some of the plans he has for the [...]

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    Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s challenger, unveils campaign team

Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s challenger, unveils campaign team

Jide Sanwo-Olu, a governorship aspirant in Lagos state, has appointed coordinators for his campaign ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in the state.The names of the coordinators were released in a statement signed by Tayo Ayinde, director-general of the campaign team.Sanwo-Olu, who is believed to have the backing of Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, [...]

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    PDP exists only on social media, says Keyamo

PDP exists only on social media, says Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection campaign, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has its existence only on Twitter and Whatsapp.He said this in reaction to a statement by the PDP, accusing the ruling APC of "killing democracy"  by fielding Buhari as its only presidential candidate.But Keyamo replied that the APC was not doomed but rather, the PDP [...]

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    Sources: Oshiomhole plotting Dogara’s removal

Sources: Oshiomhole plotting Dogara’s removal

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), wants Yakubu Dogara removed as speaker of the house of representatives.A source told TheCable that Oshiomhole has been meeting with party members, particularly lawmakers in the lower legislative chamber, in a bid to remove Dogara.The source said the APC chairman intensified efforts to oust the speaker after news broke that [...]

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    Clapping for Ngige with one hand

Clapping for Ngige with one hand

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, is wondering why we’re not clapping for the government of President Muhammadu Buhari first thing every morning and, perhaps, last thing at night before going to bed.In case we have forgotten, Ngige reminded us, we were sinking in the mire of falling oil prices and had almost been brought to our knees [...]

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    ‘Dump APC now’ — Dogara’s constituents present PDP nomination form to him

‘Dump APC now’ — Dogara’s constituents present PDP nomination form to him

Supporters of Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, presented nomination and expression of interest forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to him on Thursday, urging the speaker to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).The constituents thronged Dogara's Abuja residence, saying they decided to present the PDP forms to the speaker as a result of "injustice meted [...]

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    Dogara’s political future is bleak, says APC

Dogara’s political future is bleak, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, is confused.The party said this in reaction to reports that the speaker had defected to the the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and obtained forms to recontest his seat.Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of APC, said the political future of Dogara is bleak, accusing him of anti-party activities while in [...]

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    APC to EFCC: Fayose planning to run away… keep an eye on him

APC to EFCC: Fayose planning to run away… keep an eye on him

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti says Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of the state, is plotting to sneak out of the country when he leaves office.The party said Fayose's offer to voluntarily surrender himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for questioning is “suspicious” and “diversionary”.Fayose will leave office on October 16 and has expressed his readiness to "clarify [...]

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