Monday, November 19, 2018

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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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    Tonye Cole remains our guber candidate in Rivers, says APC

Tonye Cole remains our guber candidate in Rivers, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Tonye Cole, billionaire entrepreneur, is its candidate for the governorship election in Rivers state.Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesman of the ruling party, announced this in a statement on Thursday.He said the clarification became necessary as a result of a supreme court ruling on the congresses conducted by a faction of the APC in the state.The apex [...]

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    Tinubu ill-informed on Oshiomhole, says Okorocha after meeting Buhari

Tinubu ill-informed on Oshiomhole, says Okorocha after meeting Buhari

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is wrong to have said Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, is running the affairs of the party rightly.Tinubu had expressed support for Oshiomhole after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso Rock on Wednesday.The APC leader had [...]

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    No preferred candidate yet between Buhari and Atiku, says northern group

No preferred candidate yet between Buhari and Atiku, says northern group

Northern Emancipation Network (MEN), a youth group, says it is yet to align with either of President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, a former vice-president, for the 2019 elections.Buhari is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while Abubakar is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flagbearer.Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, leader of MEN, told NAN that it is hasty for any group [...]

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    Oshiomhole on APC crisis: I won’t mortgage my conscience to keep my job

Oshiomhole on APC crisis: I won’t mortgage my conscience to keep my job

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he cannot mortgage his conscience to keep his job.The national chairman said this while briefing state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.While answering questions on the crisis rocking the party from the recently concluded primaries, he said only three APC governors were not happy with [...]

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    Buhari dines with aggrieved APC aspirants in Aso Rock

Buhari dines with aggrieved APC aspirants in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hosted aggrieved aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the just-concluded party’s primaries across the country.NAN reports that those in attendance at the dinner included aggrieved gubernatorial, national and state assembly aspirants who failed to secure the party’s tickets in the forthcoming 2019 general election.The meeting was also attended by Boss Mustapha, secretary to [...]

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    Witness: PDP votes deliberately voided during Ekiti gov poll

Witness: PDP votes deliberately voided during Ekiti gov poll

A witness has alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was robbed during the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti state.Omobuljo Bankole told the election tribunal on Tuesday that PDP votes were "deliberately voided" by a staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Testifying before the tribunal at the FCT high court, the PDP witness specifically said the party's votes [...]

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    ‘5000’ Kwankwaso supporters dump PDP for APC

‘5000’ Kwankwaso supporters dump PDP for APC

At least 5000 members of the Kwankwasiya group in Kebbi state have reportedly defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Kwankwasiyya is a political movement formed by Rabiu Kwankwaso, senator representing Kano central.Kwankwaso, a former member of the APC, was one of the presidential aspirants of the PDP.Members of the group were reportedly received by [...]

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    Shehu Sani posts cryptic message — is it for Akpabio?

Shehu Sani posts cryptic message — is it for Akpabio?

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, posted a cryptic message on Twitter on Monday evening.In the message with biblical connotation, Sani asked Godswill to leave Nineveh and return to his city.Sani did not mention the recipient of the message though there is a strong indication he was referring to Godswill Akpabio, senator representing Akwa-Ibom north west.Akpabio defected from the Peoples Democratic [...]

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