Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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    Alao-Akala to declare gov interest on Thursday

Alao-Akala to declare gov interest on Thursday

Former governor of Oyo state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala will formally declare his bid to return to the Oyo state government house in 2015.Alao-Akala, who lost his re election bid to incumbent Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2011, told journalists that he would make his intention known at a forum billed for the  watershed events centre in Ibadan, the state capital.Alao-Akala, an [...]

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    Clark opposes waiver for Ribadu

Clark opposes waiver for Ribadu

Elder statesman, Edwin Clark, has opposed the granting of an automatic waiver to Mallam Nuhu Ribadu to contest the October 11 governorship election in Adamawa state as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Speaking during a press conference in Abuja, Clark said Ribadu does not deserve such privilege.He urged the leadership of the party not to grant the request because [...]

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    Finally, Ikimi leaves APC

Finally, Ikimi leaves APC

Former minister of foreign affairs, Chief Tom Ikimi, has announced his exit from the All Progressives Congress (APC).Ikimi – a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party and also a founding member of the then Action Congress (AC) – wrote a letter to the leadership of the party notifying it of his decision and saying he wanted to examine the main political [...]

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    APC to choose presidential candidate in October

APC to choose presidential candidate in October

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says at least 300,000 of its members will come together in October to participate in a primary election that will produce its presidential candidate for the 2015 election.Speaking at the end of the party’s first national executive council meeting in Abuja, its national publicity secretary, Lai Mohammed, said APC would not adopt the delegate system [...]

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    Ikimi finalises plans to leave APC for PDP

Ikimi finalises plans to leave APC for PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is about to lose another senior member to the ruling party in what political observers are now describing as "the season of defections".Former minister of foreign affairs, Chief Tom Ikimi, has concluded plans to return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which he left nearly 10 years ago to team up with opposition politicians.Ikimi was [...]

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    Adamawa poll: APC ‘optimistic’ of beating Ribadu

Adamawa poll: APC ‘optimistic’ of beating Ribadu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the defection of former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Nuhu Ribadu, from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will not affect it or its chances of winning the Adamawa state gubernatorial election slated for October 11.Speaking with the TheCable on Wednesday, the national publicity secretary [...]

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    REVEALED: Real reason Ribadu defected to PDP

REVEALED: Real reason Ribadu defected to PDP

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, decided to join the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because he felt like an "orphan" in the All Progressives Congress (APC), confidants of the retired police officer have told TheCable.On July 31, 2014, TheCable broke the story on the pressure on Ribadu to run for governorship in Adamawa [...]

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    Reject PDP bribes, Tinubu tells Osun voters

Reject PDP bribes, Tinubu tells Osun voters

Osun voters should reject bribes offered by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of Saturday's governorship election in the state, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said."People of Osun must not collect bribe from Peoples Democratic Party. We have offered you better life, good jobs will be offered the youths and we will maintain [...]

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    APC relocates to Osogbo for Osun poll

APC relocates to Osogbo for Osun poll

The administrative machinery of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will relocate to Osogbo, the Osun capital ahead of the Aug. 9 governorship election, the party’s national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, said on Sunday in Abuja during a telephone interview with NAN.He said that the relocation to Osogbo would enable the party work out modalities to achieve victory in the election."We [...]

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    Adamawa guber: Pressure on Ribadu to join PDP

Adamawa guber: Pressure on Ribadu to join PDP

Former Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, is being pressurised to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest for governorship in Adamawa State.Ribadu, who is currently a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has refused to publicly comment on the governorship race.PDP sources had told TheCable on Tuesday that moves were on to draft [...]

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    Kaduna: El-Rufai ‘clear favourite’ to fly APC flag

Kaduna: El-Rufai ‘clear favourite’ to fly APC flag

Former FCT minister, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, is the odds-on favourite to fly the flag of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 governorship election in Kaduna State, party insiders have told TheCable.Although primaries are still three months away, aspirants are already deploying their game plan as the political landscape takes shape.El-Rufai has not openly discussed his governorship ambition but his [...]

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    Adamawa governorhip: Ribadu ‘under pressure’ to run

Adamawa governorhip: Ribadu ‘under pressure’ to run

Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Malam Nuhu Ribadu, is under "intense pressure" to run for governorship in Adamawa State, TheCable understands.A fresh governorship election will be held in the state within the next three months following the impeachment of Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako on Tuesday.Nyako, who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the [...]

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    Gov. Almakura ‘paying’ for loyalty to Buhari

Gov. Almakura ‘paying’ for loyalty to Buhari

Governor Umaru Almakura of Nasarawa State is facing impeachment because he failed to betray Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), one of his associates has told TheCable.Almakura, who was in the PDP before defecting to Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in 2011, was served an impeachment notice by the PDP-dominated state house of assembly on [...]

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    REVEALED: Why Modu Sheriff is dumping APC

REVEALED: Why Modu Sheriff is dumping APC

Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is dumping the party he helped found because of the "cold shoulder" he got at the party's national convention in Abuja last month, TheCable understands.However, one of his aides, Mr. Inuwa Bwala, told TheCable on Monday that Sheriff is leaving APC because he was no longer comfortable with [...]

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    APC leaders rally round Oshiomhole

APC leaders rally round Oshiomhole

National leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have drummed up support for Edo Governor Adams Oshiomhole over the crisis in the house of assembly.Four APC lawmakers, who defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had been disciplined by the house leadership but the assembly has since been unable to sit as policemen have taken over the complex.APC national chairman, [...]

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    APC ‘unsettled’ by Boko Haram probe, says PDP

APC ‘unsettled’ by Boko Haram probe, says PDP

The call by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for an international enquiry into sponsors of Boko Haram shows the party as "unsettled" and "apprehensive", the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said.TheCable had reported that the British parliament was moving towards investigating alleged links between some APC leaders and Boko Haram following a series of questions raised by a Conservative MP, [...]

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