Friday, November 16, 2018

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    I’ll hand over to Akinlade in 2019, says Amosun

I’ll hand over to Akinlade in 2019, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he will hand over power to Abiodun Akinlade, his preferred candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 governorship election.The governor made this known in a statement by Adedayo Adeneye, the state commissioner for information.The national working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had ratified Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate [...]

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    PDP kicks over disbandment of Osun governorship tribunal

PDP kicks over disbandment of Osun governorship tribunal

The Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has protested the alleged disbandment of the governorship election petition tribunal in the state.The party members held the protest on Thursday at the premises of the election tribunal in Osogbo, the state capital.Niyi Owolade, a chieftain of the PDP, said that they were surprised when the officials of the tribunal [...]

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    APC, PDP lose members as more defections hit house of reps

APC, PDP lose members as more defections hit house of reps

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) have both lost members in the house of representatives.Akinlaja Joseph, a member of the PDP, joined Zenith Labour Party while Olatoye Sugar, a member of the APC, joined Action Democratic Congress (ADC)Their defections were announced in a letter which Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives, read during plenary [...]

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    APC insists on disqualification of aspirants — despite pressure from Aisha Buhari, governors

APC insists on disqualification of aspirants — despite pressure from Aisha Buhari, governors

A panel set up by the national working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) panel has insisted on the disqualification of some aspirants from the primaries of 2019 elections.This is despite pressure from Aisha Buhari, wife of the president; Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state; Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna, among others.In a document seen by TheCable, the panel [...]

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    APC panel upholds Shehu Sani’s appeal

APC panel upholds Shehu Sani’s appeal

An All Progressives Congress (APC) panel has upheld an appeal by Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, over the district's senatorial primary election.In a document seen by TheCable, the committee upheld Sani's prayer challenging the outcome of the election.Sani had appealed the emergence of Uba Sani as the APC senatorial candidate in the primaries conducted earlier in October.Uba is an [...]

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    Akpabio asks Saraki to resign after disagreement over sitting arrangement

Akpabio asks Saraki to resign after disagreement over sitting arrangement

Godswill Akpabio, senator representing Akwa Ibom north-west, says Senate President Bukola Saraki should resign his position.Akpabio made the call on Wednesday after he had a disagreement with Saraki in the senate chamber over sitting arrangement.Albert Akpan, senator representing Akwa Ibom north-east, had accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state of plotting to create chaos ahead of the governorship [...]

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    Fayemi scraps Fayose’s education tax, promises free meals in schools

Fayemi scraps Fayose’s education tax, promises free meals in schools

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, has scrapped the payment of education taxes in primary and secondary schools.Fayemi made this known on Wednesday at a town hall meeting held in Ido-Ekiti.In 2015, Ayodele Fayose, former governor of the state, had introduced the levy where pupils in private and public schools were mandated to pay N1000 and N500 respectively.But the new governor [...]

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    EXTRA: Alhassan retrieves furniture, computers she donated to Taraba APC

EXTRA: Alhassan retrieves furniture, computers she donated to Taraba APC

Aisha Alhassan, former minister of women affairs, has retrieved computers and furniture she donated to the All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat in Jalingo, Taraba state capital.Aaron Artimas, APC publicity secretary in the state, disclosed this to NAN on Wednesday.Artimas said Alhassan also removed rugs, air-conditioning sets and tables she bought for the party when she was a member.He said the [...]

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    APC to Adeleke: We didn’t ask you to commit examination fraud

APC to Adeleke: We didn’t ask you to commit examination fraud

The Osun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the last governorship election in Osun, to face his "fraud case" and stop dragging the party into his affair.In a statement on Wednesday, Kunle Oyatomi, APC director of publicity, research and strategy in the state, said the PDP candidate was looking [...]

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    Adeleke: Police, APC trying to distract me from retrieving my stolen mandate

Adeleke: Police, APC trying to distract me from retrieving my stolen mandate

Ademola Adeleke, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Osun, has accused the police of conniving with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop him from retrieving his "stolen mandate".In a statement on Tuesday, Adeleke said there is a plot is to harass and intimidate him in order to disrupt the commencement of his petition before the election tribunal.The senator [...]

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    The greatest opposition to APC is itself, says Atiku

The greatest opposition to APC is itself, says Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is its greatest opposition.Atiku, a former vice-president, said ahead of the 2019 elections, one of APC's greatest challenges is President Muhammadu Buhari's health condition.Atiku was quoted as saying this in an interview published in a new book titled 'Atiku Abubakar: The Best Choice for [...]

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    Shittu sues APC over NYSC certificate

Shittu sues APC over NYSC certificate

Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, has taken the All Progressives Congress (APC) to court for disqualifying him as a governorship aspirant.The APC screened Shittu out of the race for not presenting a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme discharge certificate.According NAN, Shittu in the originating summons, argued that it was wrong for APC to disqualify him for not presenting the [...]

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    US-trained PR expert, Arsenal fan… meet Issa-Onilu, the new APC image maker

US-trained PR expert, Arsenal fan… meet Issa-Onilu, the new APC image maker

On Friday, the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced Lanre Issa-Onilu as its new national publicity secretary, taking over from Yekini Nabena who had been in acting capacity since Bolaji Abdullahi left the party.The new APC image maker is a specialist in strategic public communications planning, with years of experience in corporate and political communications as well as policy analysis and development [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Saraki strikes deal with senators to stop impeachment move

EXCLUSIVE: Saraki strikes deal with senators to stop impeachment move

Senate President Bukola Saraki has struck a deal with senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop moves to remove him from office, TheCable understands.Saraki defected to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in July and since then he has been under pressure to resign.Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, said Saraki would be removed "according to the law and [...]

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    Lanre Issa-Onilu is new spokesman of APC

Lanre Issa-Onilu is new spokesman of APC

Lanre Issa-Onilu is the new national publicity secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Issa-Onilu's appointment was ratified at the party’s national working committee (NWC) in Abuja on Friday.He ran for the position at the party's elective convention that held in June but lost to Bolaji Abdullahi. Abdullahi later resigned from the position and defected to the Peoples Democratic Party [...]

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    I’m under pressure to leave APC, says Yari

I’m under pressure to leave APC, says Yari

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state, says he is under pressure to leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).Yari, who is not on the same page with Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the ruling party, said this while speaking with state house correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock.He had accused the national working committee of the APC [...]

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