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    APC challenges Tambuwal’s victory at tribunal

APC challenges Tambuwal’s victory at tribunal

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has appealed the judgment of the election tribunal which affirmed the victory of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal as the governor of Sokoto state.Bashir Jodi, a member of the APC legal team, disclosed this in Sokoto on Wednesday.The tribunal had  dismissed the petition of Ahmed Aliyu, candidate of the APC, for failing to establish alleged claims of [...]

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    ‘Aso Rock now a house of comedy’ — PDP taunts  Buhari

‘Aso Rock now a house of comedy’ — PDP taunts Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the feud between Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, has "exposed the leadership failure of the president".Fatima had accused Aisha of attacking her inside the presidential villa but the wife of the president defended her action saying such happened because she was denied access to an apartment [...]

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    ICYMI: Nigeria becoming one-party state, says APC

ICYMI: Nigeria becoming one-party state, says APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says Nigeria is becoming a one-party state as a result of the irresponsibility of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement issued on Sunday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC national publicity secretary, said the PDP has become a joke because it failed to act as the main opposition party.He said the ruling party recognises the relevance [...]

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    ‘They want war’ — Oshiomhole reacts to ‘attack’ on residence in Benin

‘They want war’ — Oshiomhole reacts to ‘attack’ on residence in Benin

The Benin residence of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was reportedly attacked by hoodlums on Saturday evening. Speaking after the alleged incident, Oshiomhole said the attackers and their sponsors want a war.He said those behind the attack are bent on creating a crisis in the state, but that they do not have the numbers to fight dirty.He [...]

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    APC: We are confident of early passage of 2020 budget

APC: We are confident of early passage of 2020 budget

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is confident that the 2020 budget will be passed early.President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2020 budget proposal to a joint session of the national assembly on Tuesday.In a statement, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said following the early presentation of the budget, the lawmakers have about three months to consider the proposal.Issa-Onilu said the [...]

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    Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to redirect its invective on former President Goodluck Jonathan at President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.The party was reacting to a statement by the APC that the former president should not have denied the allegation that he rejected the British government's proposal to help rescue some of the [...]

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    Masari: APC forces in Abuja undermining me

Masari: APC forces in Abuja undermining me

Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina state, says some members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja are using federal government resources to undermine the party and his administration.At a stakeholders’ meeting attended by all the 34 local government chairmen and executives of the party in the state, the governor said lack of discipline within the party may lead to [...]

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    APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

APC to Jonathan: You shouldn’t have replied Cameron… Nigerians know about your negligence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says former President Goodluck Jonathan should not have responded to the allegations of David Cameron, former UK prime minister.In his new book entitled: "For the Record", Cameron had accused Jonathan of not allowing the British government rescue some of the Chibok school who were kidnapped on April 14, 2014.But the former president described Cameron as [...]

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    ‘Our farmers should make money from their sweat’ — Oshiomhole backs closure of borders

‘Our farmers should make money from their sweat’ — Oshiomhole backs closure of borders

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) made a good decision in closing the country's borders.Speaking in Abuja during a courtesy visit to Hameed Ali, comptroller-general of NCS, on Thursday, Oshiomhole said the country has been a victim of expired rice despite its huge investment in agriculture.The APC national chairman said his [...]

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    Supreme court strikes out HDP’s appeal against Buhari

Supreme court strikes out HDP’s appeal against Buhari

The supreme court has struck out the appeal of Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and Ambrose Owuru,  its presidential candidate.HDP and its presidential candidate had appealed the decision of the presidential election petitions tribunal which threw out its petition and upheld the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.The five-man panel led by Mary Odili on Thursday struck it out on the grounds [...]

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    APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

APC says PDP is incurably shortsighted

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it can understand the "incurable shortsightedness" of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).The ruling party said this in reaction to reports that the role of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is being whittled down.In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari said the National Social Investment Programmes (N-SIPs) would now be under the ministry of [...]

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    Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

Security beefed up in Kano ahead of tribunal’s verdict on guber poll

The Kano state police command has deployed officers in strategic locations in the metropolis ahead of the judgement of the governorship election petition tribunal.TheCable reporter, who visited some areas of the state on Tuesday, observed that combined security forces comprising mobile police force and civil defense operatives were stationed at the state high court, venue of the tribunal.Abdullahi Haruna, command spokesperson, [...]

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    Yakasai: APC promised change but nothing has changed

Yakasai: APC promised change but nothing has changed

Tanko Yakasai, a founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) , says there has been no significant change in Nigeria since APC took over power.Yakasai spoke on Tuesday when he featured on Sunrise Daily, a Channels Television programme.Giving his assessment of Nigeria during the 59th independence anniversary, the elder statesman said the nation has not progressed."What I am saying is [...]

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    APC: 2023 campaign posters of Osinbajo, Tinubu, Oshiomhole from PDP

APC: 2023 campaign posters of Osinbajo, Tinubu, Oshiomhole from PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is behind the spread of 2023 campaign posters of some of its members.Campaign posters of Adams Oshiomhole, APC national chairman; Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna state governor; Bola Tinubu, national leader of the APC, and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have been spread in some parts of the country and on the internet.Speaking with [...]

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    APC files cross-appeal, asks supreme court to ‘expunge’ PDP’s evidence

APC files cross-appeal, asks supreme court to ‘expunge’ PDP’s evidence

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the supreme court to expunge documents and evidence tendered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the bar.Evidence sought to be erased were provided by witnesses 40, 59 and 60 presented by the PDP during proceedings at the court of appeal.In a cross-appeal dated September 24, the ruling party also asked the apex [...]

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    PDP: Buhari will return empty from UNGA

PDP: Buhari will return empty from UNGA

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari will go to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) without a plan and return to the country empty.In a statement on Sunday, Kola Ologbodiyan, PDP national publicity secretary, said it is lamentable that Buhari will approach the general assembly “without a clear-cut national agenda”.He said the alleged manipulation of election results [...]

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