Sunday, January 20, 2019

Tag "APC"

    Onnoghen: PDP is sympathetic to corruption, says APC

Onnoghen: PDP is sympathetic to corruption, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is sympathetic to corruption.The ruling party said this in reaction to a statement credited to the PDP.The opposition party had said that the allegations against Walter Onnoghen, chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), is a move by the APC government to constitute "a constitutional crisis" and "instill fear in judicial [...]

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    All our corrupt members have joined APC, says PDP

All our corrupt members have joined APC, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its corrupt members have moved to the All Progressives Congress (APC).PUNCH is reporting that the party said this on Friday during a political stakeholders’ forum in Lagos.The forum, organised by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, was attended by various political parties as well as officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Kunle Okunola who [...]

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    Secondus: Some thieves in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption

Secondus: Some thieves in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP), says some politicians in Lagos are talking about fighting corruption when the source of their wealth is questionable.The PDP chairman said this at a campaign rally in Nasarawa state on Thursday.Although he did not mention name, there are indications that he was referring to Bola Tinubu, a former governor of [...]

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    I’m confident of winning the election, says Buhari

I’m confident of winning the election, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council to work hard as he is sure of victory in the February poll.He made this call on Thursday at the inaugural meeting of the campaign council in Abuja.Buhari, who gave an opening remark before the meeting went behind closed doors, charged members of the [...]

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    APC govs absent as Buhari, Tinubu attend inaugural campaign council meeting

APC govs absent as Buhari, Tinubu attend inaugural campaign council meeting

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are missing at the inaugural meeting of the party's presidential campaign council at the state house, Abuja.The governors are to serve as coordinators in their respective states, hence, they were expected at the ongoing meeting.According to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is the co-chairman of the campaign council, the agenda of the meeting is to consider [...]

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    APC dep spokesman: This election is about integrity — Atiku, Peter Obi have none

APC dep spokesman: This election is about integrity — Atiku, Peter Obi have none

Yekini Nabena, deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi, his running mate, lack integrity.Nabena said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday.The deputy spokesman challenged Obi to explain how his administration expended his security vote while he was governor of Anambra state."The coming presidential election [...]

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    PDP to Tinubu: Those you are dining with today can always use and dump you

PDP to Tinubu: Those you are dining with today can always use and dump you

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential campaign organisation has tackled Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over his criticism of Atiku Abubakar.Tinubu on Tuesday questioned the integrity of the PDP presidential candidate.The ex-governor of Lagos also described the former vice-president as being directionless.Reacting in a statement, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, admonished Tinubu on behalf of the PDP campaign [...]

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    PDP deputy national chairman defects to APC — one day after suspension

PDP deputy national chairman defects to APC — one day after suspension

Gamawa Babayo, deputy national chairman (north) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).On Monday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, announced the suspension of Babayo over allegations of dereliction of duty and anti-party activities.But on Tuesday, the suspended PDP chieftain alongside Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock [...]

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    Police declare NURTW chieftain wanted over disruption of Lagos APC rally

Police declare NURTW chieftain wanted over disruption of Lagos APC rally

The Lagos police command has declared wanted Mustapha Adekunle aka Seigo, chieftain of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), over the disruption of an All Progressives Congress (APC) rally.Chike Oti, the command's spokesman, said in a statement that the two persons arrested in connection with the incident were helping the police in their investigation.Oti said Siego and his entourage [...]

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    Lai on leaked Amaechi tapes: Do they think this will break our ranks in APC?

Lai on leaked Amaechi tapes: Do they think this will break our ranks in APC?

Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, says the leaked audio of Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, allegedly criticising President Muhammadu Buhari will not break the ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Amaechi is yet to comment on the leaked audio tapes.Speaking with journalists on Tuesday in Abuja, the information minister said the leak was part of the “mudslinging" politics of [...]

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    Journalists shot, MC Oluomo stabbed as ‘thugs’ disrupt Lagos APC rally (updated)

Journalists shot, MC Oluomo stabbed as ‘thugs’ disrupt Lagos APC rally (updated)

Violence erupted on Tuesday as suspected political thugs disrupted the governorship campaign rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos.Several people were injured in the violence, including three journalists who sustained bullet wounds.The hoodlums, said to be members of the National Union Road Transport Workers (NURTW), invaded the Skypower Ground Ikeja venue of the campaign with guns, daggers and [...]

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    Tinubu: Leave a naira in a room with Buhari, you’ll meet it when you return

Tinubu: Leave a naira in a room with Buhari, you’ll meet it when you return

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says unlike President Muhammadu Buhari, the integrity of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is questionable.The former Lagos governor said Buhari is a man of his word while Atiku sways back and forth on issues.Tinubu made the remark in a statement released by Tunde Rahman, his [...]

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    Tinubu will be fully in charge of my reelection campaign, says Buhari

Tinubu will be fully in charge of my reelection campaign, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will be in charge of his reelection campaign.Buhari said this on Monday while launching the APC presidential campaign council at the Abuja International Conference Center.The president said he will actively participate in the campaign but will also focus on the business of governance during the period."Even [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari will not support Amosun’s candidate for Ogun guber race

Garba Shehu: Buhari will not support Amosun’s candidate for Ogun guber race

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, says his principal will not support Adekunle Akinlade, preferred governorship candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state.Shehu said this in a statement released after the visit of Amosun and Akinlade to the presidential villa on Sunday.Prior to Sunday's visit, the duo had earlier met with the president [...]

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    PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

PHOTOS: Aisha Buhari, Ganduje lead APC women and youth rally in Kano

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday joined All Progressive Congress (APC) supporters at the women and youth 2019 presidential campaign rally in Kano.She was accompanied by Umar Ganduje, governor of Kano, and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje.The rally organised for the re-election bid of President Buhari held at Sani Abacha Stadium.Both the first lady and the Kano governor [...]

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    Buhari to inaugurate APC presidential campaign council Monday

Buhari to inaugurate APC presidential campaign council Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday inaugurate the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council for the 2019 general election.The information is contained in a statement issued on Saturday by Festus Keyamo, director, strategic communications, APC presidential campaign council.Keyamo said the event will take place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.He said those expected at the ceremony were the persons [...]

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