Sunday, September 23, 2018

Tag "APC"

    PDP exists only on social media, says Keyamo

PDP exists only on social media, says Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection campaign, says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has its existence only on Twitter and Whatsapp.He said this in reaction to a statement by the PDP, accusing the ruling APC of "killing democracy"  by fielding Buhari as its only presidential candidate.But Keyamo replied that the APC was not doomed but rather, the PDP [...]

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    Sources: Oshiomhole plotting Dogara’s removal

Sources: Oshiomhole plotting Dogara’s removal

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), wants Yakubu Dogara removed as speaker of the house of representatives.A source told TheCable that Oshiomhole has been meeting with party members, particularly lawmakers in the lower legislative chamber, in a bid to remove Dogara.The source said the APC chairman intensified efforts to oust the speaker after news broke that [...]

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    Clapping for Ngige with one hand

Clapping for Ngige with one hand

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, is wondering why we’re not clapping for the government of President Muhammadu Buhari first thing every morning and, perhaps, last thing at night before going to bed.In case we have forgotten, Ngige reminded us, we were sinking in the mire of falling oil prices and had almost been brought to our knees [...]

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    ‘Dump APC now’ — Dogara’s constituents present PDP nomination form to him

‘Dump APC now’ — Dogara’s constituents present PDP nomination form to him

Supporters of Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, presented nomination and expression of interest forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to him on Thursday, urging the speaker to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).The constituents thronged Dogara's Abuja residence, saying they decided to present the PDP forms to the speaker as a result of "injustice meted [...]

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    Dogara’s political future is bleak, says APC

Dogara’s political future is bleak, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, is confused.The party said this in reaction to reports that the speaker had defected to the the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and obtained forms to recontest his seat.Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of APC, said the political future of Dogara is bleak, accusing him of anti-party activities while in [...]

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    APC to EFCC: Fayose planning to run away… keep an eye on him

APC to EFCC: Fayose planning to run away… keep an eye on him

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti says Ayodele Fayose, outgoing governor of the state, is plotting to sneak out of the country when he leaves office.The party said Fayose's offer to voluntarily surrender himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for questioning is “suspicious” and “diversionary”.Fayose will leave office on October 16 and has expressed his readiness to "clarify [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Ex-UBA official, UNILAG graduate… meet Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s challenger

CLOSE-UP: Ex-UBA official, UNILAG graduate… meet Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s challenger

When he submitted his governorship nomination form at the headquarters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Wednesday, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said people don't know certain things about him.Truthfully, many didn't hear of him until reports emerged that he is running against Akinwunmi Ambode, incumbent governor of Lagos state. He is believed to have the backing of Mandate [...]

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    Dogara finally defects, picks PDP nomination form

Dogara finally defects, picks PDP nomination form

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, has reportedly picked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nomination form to return to the lower legislative chamber.The development is an indication that the speaker has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the PDP.Dogara was said to have picked the form, and that of expression of interest, on Wednesday.PUNCH quoted a [...]

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    Buhari submits nomination form, asks APC leaders to prepare for 2019

Buhari submits nomination form, asks APC leaders to prepare for 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari submitted his nomination form at the All Progressives Congress (APC) headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday.The president was accompanied by some governors and members of his cabinet.Speaking after submitting the form, Buhari charged the ruling party to do all its best to ensure that the ruling party wins in 2019."I'm here in person among friends and colleagues to [...]

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    Ambode’s challenger: People are yet to know the kind of person I am

Ambode’s challenger: People are yet to know the kind of person I am

Jide Sanwoolu, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state, says people are yet to know the kind of person that he is.Sanwoolu said this while addressing reporters at the headquarters of the APC in Abuja when he submitted his nomination form on Wednesday.Sanwolou, who is challenging Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, is believed to [...]

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    Ambode submits nomination form despite plot to stop him

Ambode submits nomination form despite plot to stop him

Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, submitted his governorship nomination form at the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Wednesday.He submitted the form 48 hours after he alongside Obafemi Hamzat and Jide Sanwoolu, two prominent APC chieftains in Lagos, picked up governorship forms at the APC secretariat.Sanwoolou is believed to have the backing of Bola Tinubu, [...]

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    ‘They can’t sack us from politics’ — Dogara announces reelection bid

‘They can’t sack us from politics’ — Dogara announces reelection bid

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, says some people are making moves to get him off politics, but only God and the electorate can achieve that.Over the months, the executive and the national assembly have been at loggerheads, and a considerable number of the lawmakers have dumped the ruling All Progressives Progress (APC) for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Dogara, [...]

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    In Kano, Atiku clarifies stand on restructuring

In Kano, Atiku clarifies stand on restructuring

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says the All Progressives Congress (APC) must be very ignorant.He said this in reaction to the criticism the party directed at him over his position on restructuring.The party had asked Abubakar why he did not use his office to correct the imbalance in the federation when he served as vice-president.But speaking with journalists on Monday night, [...]

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    Weakest members have left APC, says Buhari

Weakest members have left APC, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described those who defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) as weak people who could not align with the vision of his administration.A wave of defection hit the ruling party between July and August. Among those who left the party were Senate President Bukola Saraki; Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto; Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue and [...]

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    VIDEO: Buhari receives N45m nomination form

VIDEO: Buhari receives N45m nomination form

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the nomination form bought for him by the Nigeria Consolidation Ambassadors Network (NCAN).Buhari received the N45 million form at the presidential villa in Abuja, on Tuesday.While presenting the form to the president, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba,deputy coordinator of the group, thanked him for accepting it.He also commended Buhari and assured him of the group's support for his reelection.See [...]

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    VIDEO: Protest in Osogbo over Tinubu’s ‘Osun doesn’t have my kind of money’ comment

VIDEO: Protest in Osogbo over Tinubu’s ‘Osun doesn’t have my kind of money’ comment

Osogbo residents on Monday protested a comment attributed to Bola Tinubu, chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Tinubu had said "Osun doesn’t have my kind of money" over insinuations that he needs access to the state's treasury, hence his support of Gboyega Oyetola as governorship candidate.The Osun governorship election will take place on September 22 and Oyetola is the flagbearer [...]

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