Friday, November 16, 2018

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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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    EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

EXCLUSIVE: DSS grills Oshiomhole over APC primaries, asks him to resign

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) on Sunday, TheCable understands.Oshiomhole was grilled by DSS operatives for nine hours after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections across the country.Although nothing was established against him, the APC chairman was asked to resign during [...]

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    Buhari has succumbed to the firepower of governors, says Shehu Sani on APC crisis

Buhari has succumbed to the firepower of governors, says Shehu Sani on APC crisis

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says governors under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have no respect for President Muhammadu Buhari and do not share his philosophy.In an interview with The Nation, Sani said the president is unable to curtail the powers of the governors and have succumbed to them.Commenting on the crisis rocking the ruling party, the senator said [...]

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    APC insists on disqualification of aspirants — despite pressure from Aisha Buhari, governors

APC insists on disqualification of aspirants — despite pressure from Aisha Buhari, governors

A panel set up by the national working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) panel has insisted on the disqualification of some aspirants from the primaries of 2019 elections.This is despite pressure from Aisha Buhari, wife of the president; Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state; Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, among others.In a document seen by TheCable, the panel [...]

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    Sources: Buhari met Saraki over APC crisis

Sources: Buhari met Saraki over APC crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and four All Progressives Congress (APC) governors on Thursday in a bid to resolve the crisis rocking the party.The governors who attended the meeting are Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Aminu Masari (Katsina), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara) and Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun).Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo also attended the meeting that took place at Aso Rock.On their [...]

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    APC govs endorse Buhari for second term, say ‘he must go ahead with his vision’

APC govs endorse Buhari for second term, say ‘he must go ahead with his vision’

The 24 governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) on Tuesday announced their endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari’s candidature for the 2019 presidential election.Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, made the position of the governors known to state house correspondents after a closed-door meeting with the president at the presidential villa, Abuja.The president had at the last [...]

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    Okorocha backtracks, says APC govs yet to decide on Buhari’s re-election

Okorocha backtracks, says APC govs yet to decide on Buhari’s re-election

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says governors in the All Progressives Congress (APC) are yet to decide whether or not to support President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid.He said this on Friday while addressing journalists after the governors met with Buhari at his residence in Daura, Katsina state.Okorocha dismissed reports that their mission to Daura was aimed at convincing the [...]

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    Odumakin: APC govs mocked the dead during condolence visit to Ortom

Odumakin: APC govs mocked the dead during condolence visit to Ortom

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governors who visited their Benue counterpart, Samuel Ortom, over the herdsmen killings in the state displayed "mockery of the dead", says Yinka Odumakin, spokesman of Afenifere.Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno, recently led a delegation of APC governors to condole with Ortom.Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme, on Tuesday, Odumakin said instead of being sober [...]

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    Okorocha: All APC govs have endorsed Buhari for 2019

Okorocha: All APC govs have endorsed Buhari for 2019

Rochas Okorocha, Imo state governor, says all governors in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second tenure.Okorocha said this in a statement issued on his behalf by Sam Onwuemeodo, his chief press secretary.He said the endorsement was part of the outcomes of the three-day meeting of Buhari and the party leaders in Abuja.He was also [...]

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    Buhari addressing the issues we raised, say APC govs

Buhari addressing the issues we raised, say APC govs

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have presented letters of concern to President Muhammadu Buhari over lack of consultations in his appointments, and he is addressing them.Samuel Ortom, Benue state governor, disclosed this on Monday after meeting with the president in Abuja.He said the governors presented the letters to Buhari over his "numerous lopsided appointments", including the [...]

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