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    PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu watches as  Ambode hugs Fashola at APC convention

PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu watches as Ambode hugs Fashola at APC convention

It was a sight to behold as Babatunde Fashola, former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode,  the incumbent governor, and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, sat side by side at the ruling party's national convention in Abuja.Ambode and Sanwo-Olu walked into the Eagle Square, venue of the convention, together.Both men weren't on the same page in [...]

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    Be ready for constructive criticism, Secondus tells Oshiomhole

Be ready for constructive criticism, Secondus tells Oshiomhole

Uche Secondus, chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has congratulated Adams Oshiohmole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).On Saturday, Oshiomhole, a former governor of Edo state, was unanimously elected as the ruling party chairman.In a statement on Monday, Secondus expressed hope that Oshiomhole's emergence would deepen democracy in the country.The statement issued by Ike Abonyi, Secondus’ spokesman, read: [...]

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    APC governors’ candidates thumping contestants ‘anointed’ by Buhari, Tinubu

APC governors’ candidates thumping contestants ‘anointed’ by Buhari, Tinubu

Three different lists of "anointed" candidates were given to delegates at the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention in Abuja on Saturday.The three versions of the "Unity List" were attributed to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the party, and APC governors.However, most of the candidates anointed by the governors for various national positions are coasting home to [...]

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    Collation of votes ongoing, Buhari returns… APC convention enters day two

Collation of votes ongoing, Buhari returns… APC convention enters day two

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to the Eagle Square in Abuja for the elective national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which stretched into a second day on Sunday.The president left the venue after casting his ballot around 4pm on Saturday.After Buhari's departure, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, also [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Oshiomhole, the comrade taking APC into 2019 battle

CLOSE-UP: Oshiomhole, the comrade taking APC into 2019 battle

On Saturday, Adams Oshiomhole was confirmed as the new national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) — a development which didn't come as a surprise to many.The former Edo state governor was unopposed and had been endorsed by the high and mighty in the party, including President Muhammadu Buhari.Moreover, the 6,800 delegates that elected Oshiomhole at the party's national [...]

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    nPDP crisis, fallout of congresses — five issues APC ought to have resolved before convention

nPDP crisis, fallout of congresses — five issues APC ought to have resolved before convention

The elective national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is hours away. The exercise comes less than eight months to the 2019 elections. Despite attempts to create the impression that all is well, the party is going into the convention more divided than it has ever been.Enmeshed with tales of factions, fears of defection and bottled-up grievances.Whether the party [...]

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    Police deploy 5,000 officers for APC convention of 6,800 delegates

Police deploy 5,000 officers for APC convention of 6,800 delegates

The Nigeria police police force says it has deployed 5,000 policemen for the national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which holds on Saturday.The convention will take place at the Eagle Square, Abuja, located in Three Arms Zone, said to be the most secured part of the country.Abiola Ajimobi, chairman of the media subcommittee for the convention planning committee, [...]

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    Crisis brews in APC ahead of convention

Crisis brews in APC ahead of convention

A high court sitting in the federal capital territory has been asked to issue an injunction, restraining the All Progressives Congress (APC) from holding its upcoming convention.In a suit filed before the court by one Udo Ibe, the plaintiff, also asked the court to issue a declaration to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to de-register the party.The plaintiff asked [...]

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    Okorocha: Buhari’s absence has nothing to do with delayed APC convention

Okorocha: Buhari’s absence has nothing to do with delayed APC convention

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) not holding its convention has nothing to do with the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.On Wednesday, Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, said the illness of Buhari had put the party's national convention on hold.But speaking with journalists on Thursday after meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and APC governors, [...]

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    Tambuwal: I left PDP to seek genuine change

Tambuwal: I left PDP to seek genuine change

Aminu Tambuwal, speaker of the house of representatives, says the desire for genuine change made him defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the  ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking on Wednesday during the extraordinary national convention of APC, which held at the old parade ground in Abuja, Tambuwal expressed appreciation to Nigerians for their support, promising that he would continue to [...]

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    APC chair: Atiku, Buhari root for Timi Sylva

APC chair: Atiku, Buhari root for Timi Sylva

Contrary to widespread reports that former Edo governor John Odigie Oyegun is all set to become national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), former Bayelsa governor Timipre Sylva remains in strong contention.TheCable understands that on Thursday night, there was a twist as former head of state, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar and the governor of Kano State, [...]

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