Friday, September 21, 2018

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    Aregbesola: Osun has the highest happiness index, lowest unemployment rate in Nigeria

Aregbesola: Osun has the highest happiness index, lowest unemployment rate in Nigeria

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun state governor, says the state has the highest happiness index and lowest unemployment rate in Nigeria. He said this while addressing reporters after the fitness walk organised for the 20,000 youths absorbed into the Osun Youth Empowerment Scheme (O-YES) in Osogbo.He said the state has been able to achieve this feat because of the youth engagement programmes of [...]

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    Fresh crisis rocks Lagos APC as faction moves to stop primaries

Fresh crisis rocks Lagos APC as faction moves to stop primaries

A faction of the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned the national working committee (NWC) led by Adams Oshiomhole that going ahead with primary elections in the state "will spell doom for the party and expose it to avoidable litigation".Going by the schedule of the party, primary elections for the 2019 polls will begin on Wednesday [...]

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    Kwankwaso’s supporters under attack for posting doctored video of Shekarau’s defection to APC

Kwankwaso’s supporters under attack for posting doctored video of Shekarau’s defection to APC

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, concluded his defection process from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday.The two-term governor of Kano hosted Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling party, and Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, at his residence.Hours after he defected to the APC, a video went viral showing a crowd [...]

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    APC extends sale, submission of forms

APC extends sale, submission of forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has extended the deadline for the sale and submission of presidential, governorship and national assembly nomination forms for the 2019 elections.Yekini Nabena, acting spokesman of the APC, made the announcement in a statement on Friday.Nabena said the deadline had been extended from Monday, September 10 to Tuesday, September 11."All aspirants for the listed positions are [...]

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    Shekarau meets Oshiomhole, Ganduje, confirms exit from PDP

Shekarau meets Oshiomhole, Ganduje, confirms exit from PDP

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state, has confirmed his exit from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).On Tuesday, Sule Ya’u Sule, spokesman of the former governor, had said discussions were at a conclusive stage on the return of his principal to the All Progressives Congress (APC).He left the APC in 2014.Sule said the move was triggered by the dissolution of [...]

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    Shehu Sani kicks as Kaduna APC adopts indirect primary

Shehu Sani kicks as Kaduna APC adopts indirect primary

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna-central, has disagreed with the adoption of indirect primary by the Kaduna state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Indirect primary election is when delegates choose the party’s candidate while direct primary is a process where interested members of the party vote for a candidate.The national executive committee (NEC) of the party had on Friday announced [...]

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    You are hallucinating, APC replies PDP on defection of six governors

You are hallucinating, APC replies PDP on defection of six governors

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has chosen to hide behind lies in the face of imminent defeat at the 2019 polls.The ruling party said this in response to the statement of Kola Ologbondiyan, spokesman of the PDP, that six APC governors and some members of the national assembly have concluded plans to join the opposition [...]

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    Confusion in Ondo APC over primaries for 2019 elections

Confusion in Ondo APC over primaries for 2019 elections

The decision of the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  to adopt direct primary to elect its candidates for the 2019 elections is causing confusion in the Ondo state chapter of party.At a press conference on Monday, the Unity Group, a faction of the APC in the state, alleged that Rotimi Akeredolu, the governor, was at the forefront of [...]

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    PDP: Six APC governors joining us soon

PDP: Six APC governors joining us soon

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says six governors in the All Progressives Congress (APC) will join its fold soon.Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesman, said also heading to the party are 27 members of the national assembly in the ruling party.Ologbondiyan, who did not disclose the names of the governors and lawmakers, said the move is an aftermath of discussions the party [...]

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    Senate president’s aide: APC scared of the possibility of a Saraki candidacy

Senate president’s aide: APC scared of the possibility of a Saraki candidacy

Yusuph Olaniyonu, special adviser to Senate President Bukola Saraki on media, has wondered what the business of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is with his principal's aspiration to be president.On Wednesday, Yekini Nabena, APC's acting spokesman, described the presidential aspiration of Saraki as a joke.But in a statement, Olaniyonu said the senate president would not be distracted "by the antics [...]

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    Magu: No hiding place for defecting politicians

Magu: No hiding place for defecting politicians

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says politicians defecting from one party to another would not be shielded from prosecution by the anti-graft agency.There have been allegations that some politicians joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to prevent being prosecuted by the commission.But speaking during a parley with editors in Lagos on Wednesday, [...]

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    APC describes Saraki’s presidential aspiration as a huge joke

APC describes Saraki’s presidential aspiration as a huge joke

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the aspiration of Senate President Bukola Saraki to be the country’s number one citizen is a huge joke.Saraki, who dumped the ruling party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), had declared his intention to run for president in 2019.Accusing the ruling party of falling below expectation, Saraki promised to turn the country around for [...]

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    Group pays N45m for Buhari’s nomination form

Group pays N45m for Buhari’s nomination form

A group known as the National Coordinator of  Nigeria Consolidation Ambassador Network  (NCAN) has presented a cheque of N45 million to Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the purchase of  presidential nomination form for President Muhammadu Buhari.Presenting the cheque at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja on Wednesday, Sanusi Musa, coordinator of the group, [...]

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    EXTRA: One APC presidential form can buy PDP nomination forms at all levels — with N24m change

EXTRA: One APC presidential form can buy PDP nomination forms at all levels — with N24m change

One All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential nomination form can buy the forms of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at all levels.An analysis done by TheCable revealed the high margin between the prices put out by both parties.While the APC pegged its presidential nomination form at N45 million, that of the PDP goes for N12 million—a difference of 33 million.This means [...]

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    APC releases timetable for primaries, fixes prices for nomination forms

APC releases timetable for primaries, fixes prices for nomination forms

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirants for the 2019 election will pay N45million to obtain the party’s expression of interest and nomination forms.The party's direct primary to choose its presidential aspirant is slated for September 20.Emma Ibediro, national organising secretary of the APC, made this known in a schedule and timetable published Tuesday in Abuja.The schedule lists the various [...]

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    ‘Buhari is a dictator’ — PDP writes Merkel, May

‘Buhari is a dictator’ — PDP writes Merkel, May

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) has petitioned Angela Merkel, German chancellor, and Theresa May, prime minister of the United Kingdom, over allegations of dictatorship on the part of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led government.In the letter signed by Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, the PDP accused the APC of using the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission [...]

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