Friday, April 26, 2019

Tag "APC"

    Don’t hurt people while reviving the economy, Tinubu tells FG

Don’t hurt people while reviving the economy, Tinubu tells FG

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has advised the federal government to avoid hurting the people in its bid to restructure the economy in light of the sharp decline in global oil prices.He asked the government to adopt creativity in addressing the challenges, saying the time had come to implement the diversification of the economy, which [...]

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    It’s ‘normal’ that PDP members are being prosecuted for corruption, says Oyegun

It’s ‘normal’ that PDP members are being prosecuted for corruption, says Oyegun

John Oyegun, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday said since the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in power when most of the alleged atrocities that are being probed were committed, it is normal for them to be the ones that the anti-graft agencies have been going after.Addressing journalists in Makurdi, Benue state capital, Oyegun said there is no [...]

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    PDP governors on Metuh’s handcuffing: APC will not be in power forever

PDP governors on Metuh’s handcuffing: APC will not be in power forever

The Peoples Democratic Party Governors' Forum (PDPGF) has advised security agencies to be mindful of instructions they receive from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government.Reacting to the handcuffing of Olisa Metuh, its national publicity secretary, the forum alleged that Nigeria was a “step away from full blown fascism” under President Muhammadu Buhari.The governors said the action was meant to [...]

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    APC: No anointed candidate for Edo governorship

APC: No anointed candidate for Edo governorship

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party does not have an anointed candidate for the 2016 Edo governorship election.According to a statement issued by Edegbe Odemwingie, APC assistant director of publicity, Oyegun made the disclosure on Wednesday at a meeting with APC governorship aspirants for the Edo governorship seat at the party's headquarters in [...]

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    We don’t have data of unemployed youths, says FG

We don’t have data of unemployed youths, says FG

The federal government says it does not have the statistics of unemployed youths in the country.James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, said this in Abuja on Wednesday, while responding to a question on one of the campaign promises of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Ocholi said there were efforts in place to capture not just the data [...]

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    Fayose dares Lai Mohammed to name the 15 former governors who ‘stole’ N1.34trn

Fayose dares Lai Mohammed to name the 15 former governors who ‘stole’ N1.34trn

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on Wednesday accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of “turning governance to Nollywood”.Fayose alleged that close to one year after it won the presidential election, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government was still operating as if it was campaigning for votes.He accused the current administration of concocting lies to distract Nigerians from the [...]

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    APC: Our doors open to change lovers from PDP

APC: Our doors open to change lovers from PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who have embraced the party's change agenda are welcome to its fold.The governing party flayed the PDP, saying that the opposition party “blames everyone but itself for its self-inflicted problems which has led to the sorry state the PDP finds itself”.Mai Mala Buni, APC national secretary, said [...]

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    Oshiomhole: GEJ fell into the hole he dug for me

Oshiomhole: GEJ fell into the hole he dug for me

Adams Oshiomhole, governor of Edo state, says former president Goodluck Jonathan threatened to cage him inside a hole but he is now the one “putting dust in that hole”.Addressing leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state during a stakeholders meeting, the 'comrade governor' as he is popularly called, said he would have been impeached if the former [...]

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    FG won’t pay N5,000 to lazy people, says Ngige

FG won’t pay N5,000 to lazy people, says Ngige

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, on Thursday said indolent youths would not be beneficiaries of the N5,000 stipend that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government promised to give the unemployed.Emphasising that there was nowhere in the world where the government would pay people to go and “sleep”, Ngige revealed that the programme would be in collaboration with some state [...]

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    EFCC: Metuh behind his continued detention

EFCC: Metuh behind his continued detention

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the refusal of Olisa Metuh, national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to refund or sign an undertaking on the N1.2 billion linked to him in the arms scandal is responsible for his continued detention.Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the commission, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday.Uwujaren [...]

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    PDP asks Jonathan to break silence on arms deal

PDP asks Jonathan to break silence on arms deal

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked former President Goodluck Jonathan to speak out on the $2.1 billion arms deal.Abdulahi Jalo, deputy national publicity secretary of the PDP, made the demand during an interactive session with journalists at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja on Monday.Jalo also said it was not only members of his party that benefitted from the [...]

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    APC to PDP: You can’t tell us how to catch looters

APC to PDP: You can’t tell us how to catch looters

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is blackmailing anti-corruption agencies by its “orchestrated attacks on the hugely successful war against corruption being waged by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration”.The party said it was “aware of the plot by the PDP and their agents to stampede and blackmail anti-corruption agencies over ongoing corruption cases being investigated” [...]

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    Ekwunife: Too much confusion in PDP, I’m leaving for APC

Ekwunife: Too much confusion in PDP, I’m leaving for APC

Uche Ekwunife, senator representing Anambra central senatorial district, says she left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) due to the seed of confusion in the party.Ekwunife announced her official transit to the All Progressives Congress (APC) after she had been sacked from the senate by an appeal court sitting in Enugu.The former member of the house of representatives questioned the ruling [...]

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    APC to partner with Communist Party of China

APC to partner with Communist Party of China

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday signalled its intention to enter into partnership with the Communist Party of China (CPC), the founding and ruling political party of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC).According to Edegbe Odemwingie, APC’s assistant director of publicity, this was the result of a meeting held between Mai Mala Buni, APC’s national secretary and a Chinese [...]

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    Nasarawa APC legal team sues party over N92.7m debt

Nasarawa APC legal team sues party over N92.7m debt

A team of lawyers purportedly engaged by the Nasarawa state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to represent it at the local government election petition tribunal in 2014, has filed legal action against the party over N92.7 million debt.Shikammah Sheltu, one of the lawyers told journalists on Tuesday in Lafia, capital of the state, that the party had engaged [...]

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    PDP beating drums of war in Bayelsa, says APC

PDP beating drums of war in Bayelsa, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is worried by the threat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the supplementary governorship election in Bayelsa state.In a statement on Tuesday, PDP had directed all its members in Bayelsa state to use all democratic means necessary to resist any attempt by the APC to rig the election.Reacting to the statement, [...]

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