Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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    Tambuwal threatens to take legal action against APC leaders over ‘falsehood’

Tambuwal threatens to take legal action against APC leaders over ‘falsehood’

Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, says his government will take legal actions against the All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders "spreading falsehood" in the state.Tambuwal gave the warning in a series of tweets on Monday. However, he did not mention names of the APC leaders.The governor said their activities, if left unchecked, would undermine the peace the state is currently [...]

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    APC sweeps Zamfara LG polls

APC sweeps Zamfara LG polls

The Zamfara Independent Electoral Commission (ZSIEC) has declared the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winners of the local government council election in the state.NAN reports that 42 political parties participated in the polls, but the major opposition political parties in the state boycotted the elections.Some political parties in the state, including the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and [...]

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    ‘There are plots to silence Adeleke’ — PDP raises the alarm

‘There are plots to silence Adeleke’ — PDP raises the alarm

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is planning to silence Ademola Adeleke, its governorship candidate in the Osun state gubernatorial election.Addressing reporters in Abuja, on Thursday, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said the move was aimed at stopping Adeleke from retrieving his mandate.He said the police was part of the plot to clamp down on [...]

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    Appeal court reserves judgement on Osun governorship poll

Appeal court reserves judgement on Osun governorship poll

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    Appeal court: Judge ‘close to Tinubu’ not on Osun panel

Appeal court: Judge ‘close to Tinubu’ not on Osun panel

The appeal court says Joseph Oyewole is not on the appeal panel of the Osun governorship election. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had claimed that Oyewole, who served as a high court judge in Lagos state when Bola Tinubu was governor, has strong connections with the All Progressives Congress (APC), which is an interested party in the ongoing appeal.But the appellate court [...]

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    Group asks governors to stop globetrotting and tackle conflicts

Group asks governors to stop globetrotting and tackle conflicts

Nigerian Governors have come under attack over their perceived cold attitude towards the endless killings and unrest in the region.Middle Belt Conscience Guard (MBCG), while calling on governors in Nigeria to wake up and take a decisive action over the spate of killings, kidnappings and criminality, said the "lukewarm attitude" of the governors and stakeholders in the country is becoming [...]

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    ‘He’s our grandson’ — Jigawa monarch rises in defence of Atiku

‘He’s our grandson’ — Jigawa monarch rises in defence of Atiku

An official of the Dutse emirate council in Jigawa state says the mother of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is from the state.The royal father, who did not want to be named, said Atiku's mother was the daughter of late Abdullahi from Jigawar Sarki in Jigawa.He told reporters in Dutse, the state capital, that he craved [...]

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    ‘My parents are fully Nigerians’ — Atiku fires back at APC

‘My parents are fully Nigerians’ — Atiku fires back at APC

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has dismissed claims that he is not a Nigerian by birth.In his submission at the presidential election tribunal, Atiku detailed "how he is a Nigerian by birth", saying he has a right to contest the presidential election.The PDP candidate had gone to court to challenge the victory of President Muhammadu [...]

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    APC group accuses Kano senator of anti-party activities

APC group accuses Kano senator of anti-party activities

A group known as Next Level Youth for Buhari has accused Kabiru Gaya, senator representing Kano south, of working with "elements" in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to canvass for the adoption of the open secret ballot system for the election of the senate president.In a statement on Saturday, Durosinmi Meseko, convener of the group, said his opting for a [...]

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    Buhari matches his words with action, says APC on N30,000 minimum wage

Buhari matches his words with action, says APC on N30,000 minimum wage

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the signing of the minimum wage into law as another election promise delivered.President Muhammadu Buhari signed the national minimum wage bill into law on Thursday.In a statement on Friday, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC's national publicity secretary, described Buhari's assent to the law as another demonstration of a president "who matches his words with action".He commended [...]

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    ‘164’ APC reps-elect endorse Gbaja for speaker

‘164’ APC reps-elect endorse Gbaja for speaker

One hundred and sixty-four incoming members of the house of representatives under the All Progressives Congress (APC) have reportedly resolved to endorse Femi Gbajabiamila as speaker for the 9th assembly.Tunji Ojo, chairman of the forum of the newly elected APC members, made this claim in a statement on Thursday.He said the members, whom he did not name, have decided to [...]

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    North-central APC rep declares for speaker — despite party’s choice of Gbaja

North-central APC rep declares for speaker — despite party’s choice of Gbaja

John Dyegh, a member of the house of representatives from Benue state, has declared interest in contesting for the speaker of the house of representatives.Dyegh, who is of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made his intention known while addressing journalists in Abuja on Wednesday.The APC, which is expected to produce the next crop of leaders for the incoming assembly, had [...]

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    N’assembly leadership: We don’t need PDP, Oshiomhole insists

N’assembly leadership: We don’t need PDP, Oshiomhole insists

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party is determined not to entrust the leadership of critical committees in the house of representatives to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the next parliament.Oshiomhole, who spoke at a dinner hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari for elected APC lawmakers on Tuesday, said the party is avoiding [...]

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    IT’S OFFICIAL: Gbaja is APC’s candidate for speaker

IT’S OFFICIAL: Gbaja is APC’s candidate for speaker

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader of the house of representatives, as its candidate for the position of speaker in the 9th assembly.Gbajabiamila was adopted after an intensive deliberation between the party’s house of representatives members-elect at a dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari at the banquet hall of the presidential villa in Abuja.The dinner also [...]

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    Chibok parents: APC hasn’t done enough to rescue our daughters

Chibok parents: APC hasn’t done enough to rescue our daughters

Parents of the abducted Chibok girls have alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) used the abduction of the girls as a campaign tool to ride into power in 2015.Ayuba Alamson, spokesman for parents of the abducted girls, made the allegation in an interaction with reporters in Maiduguri, on Monday.The girls were kidnapped from the Government Girls Secondary School by [...]

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    Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of election result from INEC website

Atiku releases ‘evidence’ of election result from INEC website

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has insisted the result from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) shows he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election.In his submission to the presidential election tribunal, the former vice president gave the "unique MAC address and Microsoft product ID of the INEC server" from where [...]

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