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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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Details of FG’s deal with LEVICK

TheCable is in possession of a copy of the agreement signed between the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and American firm, Levick Strategic Communications, to assist President Goodluck Jonathan's administration "with a range of government affairs and public relations matters".The deal, worth a basic $1.2million for an initial period of one year, has been criticised by many social media activists [...]

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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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    ‎Shall we tell APC the home truth?

‎Shall we tell APC the home truth?

The fastest-selling narrative in Nigerian politics today is that if the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wins an election, it is because of rigging; if the All Progressives Congress (APC) wins, then it is the will of the people. After the June 21 Ekiti election, in which PDP's Ayo Fayose defeated Governor Kayode Fayemi ─ who was generally acknowledged to have [...]

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    Ojudu writes APC leaders on ‘dangers ahead’

Ojudu writes APC leaders on ‘dangers ahead’

TheCable is in possession of a letter written by Senator Babafemi Ojudu warning the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the danger signals as the party seeks to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 general election.The letter was sent to members of the interim national executive committee led by Chief Bisi Akande before the party [...]

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    UK may probe ‘links’ between APC, Boko Haram

UK may probe ‘links’ between APC, Boko Haram

A prominent member of the British parliament, Mr. Andrew Rosindell (pictured), has questioned the UK foreign secretary, Mr. William Hague, on the country's engagement with Nigeria's leading opposition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), over the Boko Haram menace.This came after a debate in parliament in which Labour MP Sandra Osborne sought to examine allegations of links between APC and the [...]

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    PDP embarks on aggressive ‘defection’ drive

PDP embarks on aggressive ‘defection’ drive

Ahead of the 2015 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has embarked on an aggressive drive to get top politicians to defect to the party.In the past, politicians who are in other parties but sympathetic to President Goodluck Jonathan enjoyed the tacit support of the PDP in key elections.This has seen the PDP engage in "anti-party" electioneering ─ providing [...]

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    Nyako could be impeached ‘within 10 days’

Nyako could be impeached ‘within 10 days’

The impeachment of Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa State could be fast-tracked and concluded within 10 days, a member of the house of assembly has told TheCable.The state's acting chief judge, Justice Ambrose Mammadi, on Friday finally set up a panel of seven persons to investigate the allegations of misconduct and corruption against Nyako by the state's lawmakers after surmounting [...]

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    Osun Poll: Oyinlola meets Jonathan

Osun Poll: Oyinlola meets Jonathan

Ahead of the August 9 governorship election in Osun State, President Goodluck Jonathan has held a closed-door meeting with the former governor of the state, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola.Oyinlola is currently embroiled in a legal tussle over his position as the national secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after he was sacked last year.He has flirted with the All Progressives [...]

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