Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    APC: Atiku’s endorsement by south-east leaders is an insult to Ndigbo

APC: Atiku’s endorsement by south-east leaders is an insult to Ndigbo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by some south-east leaders is an affront to Igbo people.Abubakar and some PDP leaders met with some south-east were leaders in Enugu on Wednesday.Ben Nwabueze, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN),who was among those who received Abubakar said he would live [...]

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    Atiku’s team offers APC free crash course on issue-based campaign

Atiku’s team offers APC free crash course on issue-based campaign

The Atiku Campaign Organisation says it is willing to offer the All Progressives Congress (APC) a free crash course on issue-based campaign.In a statement on Wednesday, the campaign organisation said the ruling party is badly in need of such tutoring.It accused the APC of making frantic efforts to distract the attention of Nigerians from the recent indictment of Vice President [...]

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    APC says PDP is a damaged product

APC says PDP is a damaged product

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is a damaged product.The ruling party also accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of using fake news to distort facts as political parties begin their campaigns.In a statement on Wednesday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesman of the party, said the consequences of fake news are "often dire as it inflames perceived [...]

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    Saraki asks Oshiomhole to resign

Saraki asks Oshiomhole to resign

Senate President Bukola Saraki has asked Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to quit politics.Saraki made the statement in Ilorin on Wednesday, on the sidelines of a remembrance ceremony held in honour of his late father.On Sunday, the Department of State Services (DSS) had detained Oshiomhole after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during [...]

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    ‘I’m too godly to think evil against anyone’ — Okorocha speaks on Uzodinma’s arrest

‘I’m too godly to think evil against anyone’ — Okorocha speaks on Uzodinma’s arrest

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has denied being behind the arrest of Hope Uzodimma, saying he is too godly to think evil against anyone.Uzodimma was arrested on Sunday in Abuja because of the alleged failure of his company to execute a $12 million contract awarded to him by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).He was later released on health ground.In a statement [...]

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    Oshiomhole: It will be strange for us to have graveyard peace in APC

Oshiomhole: It will be strange for us to have graveyard peace in APC

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says it will be strange if the ruling party is experiencing "graveyard peace".While appearing on Arise Television on Tuesday, the party chairman said the APC is prone to controversies because it is a large party.Last week, the party chairman was detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) and grilled [...]

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    $12m contract: Uzodinma granted bail, to appear before presidential panel

$12m contract: Uzodinma granted bail, to appear before presidential panel

Hope Uzodinma, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state, who was arrested in Abuja on Sunday, has been released.The special presidential investigation panel for recovery of public property (SPIP) said he was granted bail on health grounds but would return to the panel for questioning.The lawmaker representing Imo west senatorial district was arrested due to the [...]

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    Despite criticisms, Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to more Lagos markets

Despite criticisms, Osinbajo takes TraderMoni to more Lagos markets

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) otherwise known as TraderMoni in three more markets in Lagos state.The vice president, on Monday, launched the free loan scheme to traders at the Ikotun, Igando and Ile Epo markets.Osinbajo, accompanied by Akinwumi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress [...]

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    Uzodinma, Imo APC guber candidate, arrested in Abuja

Uzodinma, Imo APC guber candidate, arrested in Abuja

Hope Uzodinma, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state, has been arrested.He was arrested him at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja on Sunday.Okoi Obono-Obla, chairman of the special presidential investigation panel for recovery of public property panel, confirmed this to The Cable on Monday.He said Uzodinma was arrested over a breach of contract. Obono-Obla said a [...]

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    ‘5000’ pro-Alhassan defectors return to Taraba APC

‘5000’ pro-Alhassan defectors return to Taraba APC

Sani Abubakar, the All Progressives Party (APC) governorship candidate in Taraba, has received more than 5,000 members of the United Democratic Party (UDP) and other political parties in the state who defected to the APC.The defectors, including local government and ward officials, had earlier left the APC and followed Aisha Alhassan, former minister of women affairs, to the UDP.Receiving the [...]

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    Oshiomhole returns, reveals why he was quizzed by DSS

Oshiomhole returns, reveals why he was quizzed by DSS

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given an insight into why he was quizzed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).TheCable on Friday reported that he was en route to Nigeria after visiting his indisposed wife, Iara, in the US.The APC chairman travelled out of the country after he was interrogated by the [...]

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    UPDATED: Imo, Zamfara APC missing from INEC’s list of guber candidates

UPDATED: Imo, Zamfara APC missing from INEC’s list of guber candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has failed to publish the name of any governorship candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state.The party was not reflected in the list of parties for the 2019 governorship election published at the commission's office in Owerri, according to PUNCH.The commission published names of governorship candidates of about 67 political parties alongside [...]

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    Oshiomhole on way back to Nigeria, ready to face accusers

Oshiomhole on way back to Nigeria, ready to face accusers

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is on his way back to Nigeria from the UK.The APC chairman travelled out of the country after he was quizzed by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) over allegations of collecting bribe during his party's primary elections.TheCable had reported that Oshiomhole was detained for nine hours by [...]

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    Timi Frank asks Okorocha, Yari, Amosun to defect from ‘house of deception’

Timi Frank asks Okorocha, Yari, Amosun to defect from ‘house of deception’

Timi Frank, ex-deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged governors Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun to ditch the ruling party.He also advised Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, and Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers south-east, to join the next batch of defectors from the APC.In a statement on Friday, Frank said Nigerians will soon [...]

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    Where is Oshiomhole? Concerns mount over fate of APC chairman

Where is Oshiomhole? Concerns mount over fate of APC chairman

Concerns are mounting over the fate of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who was recently grilled by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).TheCable had reported that Oshiomhole was detained and quizzed by the DSS after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections.The APC chairman was pressured to [...]

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    2019: We have serious issues, says Okupe as son joins Buhari’s campaign team

2019: We have serious issues, says Okupe as son joins Buhari’s campaign team

Doyin Okupe, a former aide of ex-Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Olusegun Obasanjo, says his son may be trying to get back at him by joining President Muhammadu Buhari's campaign team.According to Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Ditan Okupe has "volunteered to work" for the president ahead of the 2019 election.He disclosed this in a Twitter post on [...]

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