Friday, November 16, 2018

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    I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is not behind the interrogation of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by 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 [...]

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    Shehu Sani: SURE-P, N-Power are handouts for political gain

Shehu Sani: SURE-P, N-Power are handouts for political gain

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) and the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) are largesse dispensed for political goals.The SURE-P was created in 2012 during the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan while the NSIP was created by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to reduce unemployment.Sani alleged that the programmes are aimed at throwing [...]

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    Buhari’s certificate and the long knives

Buhari’s certificate and the long knives

After former Vice President Atiku Abubakar emerged as the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party at the Port Harcourt convention in October, the party said it looked forward to an issues-based campaign and challenged the ruling All Progressives Congress to roll up its sleeves.There are many issues to debate with the APC whose promise of change is losing its [...]

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    North-west PDP spokesman defects to APC, says ‘Buhari has done well’

North-west PDP spokesman defects to APC, says ‘Buhari has done well’

Yusuf Adamu, north-west publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).In an interview with NAN on Tuesday, he said his decision to dump the PDP was because of the "laudable efforts" of President Muhammadu Buhari in fighting insecurity and unemployment in the country."Therefore I am defecting with about 15,000 of my supporters [...]

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    100 aspirants drag Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

100 aspirants drag Oshiomhole, Ondo APC, INEC to court over primaries

One hundred aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dragged Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, to the federal high court, Akure over the primary elections in Ondo state.The house of representatives and state assembly aspirants were led by Kenneth Olawale, former speaker of the state house of assembly.Other defendants in the suit are the APC, Babatunde [...]

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    Keyamo: Pump price at N90? Oil marketers must be laughing at PDP

Keyamo: Pump price at N90? Oil marketers must be laughing at PDP

The Buhari campaign organisation says the People’s Democratic Party's promise to crash petrol price to N90 is laughable, as no supplier of the product will sell at that price.On Friday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, will reduce the cost of premium motor spirit (PMS), popularly known as petrol, to N97 per litre.In a statement [...]

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    Tinubu’s influence grossly overestimated, says Ezekwesili

Tinubu’s influence grossly overestimated, says Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not have control of Alimosho, the largest local government area in Lagos state.Tinubu is believed to wield much power in south-west. He worked for the election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015.But in a statement [...]

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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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    Oshiomhole wants to hijack my government, Amosun cries out

Oshiomhole wants to hijack my government, Amosun cries out

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says the actions of Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), may lead to the downfall of the party.Amosun, in a statement by Adedayo Adeneye, the state commissioner for information and strategy, accused Oshimhole of planning to hijack the state government.Amosun fell out with the party’s national working committee (NWC) after it [...]

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    Ezekwesili: Nigeria in crisis yet APC, PDP arguing over WAEC certificate

Ezekwesili: Nigeria in crisis yet APC, PDP arguing over WAEC certificate

Obiageli Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are busy bickering over President Muhammadu Buhari's West African Examination Council (WAEC) certificate when the country is facing "fiscal emergency".In a statement on Saturday, Ezekwesili said Nigerians should be alarmed by a report from the Central Bank [...]

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    Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Tinubu: I won’t work for Atiku in 2019

Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says his relationship with Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is not about the 2019 elections.In a statement by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu's spokesman, the APC leader said his relationship with Abubakar is the same as other politicians he has met in his political journey.Rahman was [...]

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    Edo PDP: Oshiomhole never reconciled with Anenih

Edo PDP: Oshiomhole never reconciled with Anenih

The Edo state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of being a serial liar over claims that he reconciled with Tony Anenih, a former minister of works.The accusation is contained in a statement issued on Friday by Dan Orbih, PDP chairman in the state.Orbih said Oshiomhole and the [...]

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    Court sacks Benue lawmaker, orders refund of salaries, allowances

Court sacks Benue lawmaker, orders refund of salaries, allowances

After three years of legal battle over a legislative seat in the Benue state house of assembly, the court of appeal on Friday ordered the removal of Benjamin Nungwa, a member of the house.The court ruled that Joseph Boko, who was declared winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election in 2015, is the real occupant of the seat.Dissatisfied [...]

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    Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

Watch your tongue, PDP tells Tinubu over ‘unsavoury comment’ on Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), not to be part of the "smear campaign and unsavoury comments" against Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate.The party gave the warning while reacting to Tinubu's comment on Abubakar when he visited Aso Rock on Wednesday.Tinubu had said whether Abubakar and PDP leaders visited [...]

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    ‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, has again tackled Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over the conduct of the state governorship primary election.Amosun had fallen out with the party’s national working committee after it cleared Dapo Abiodun as winner of the primary against Abiodun Akinlade, his choice candidate.Reacting to claims some governor were plotting his [...]

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    Okorocha: APC has lost almost five million members under Oshiomhole

Okorocha: APC has lost almost five million members under Oshiomhole

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) lost five million members after the primaries for the 2019 elections.The governor said this on Thursday while speaking with reporters at the end of a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.He said the party lost the members due to high-handedness and disobedience to [...]

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