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    Result of guber election will humble Dickson, says APC

Result of guber election will humble Dickson, says APC

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says there is panic in the camp of Seriake Dickson, governor of Bayelsa, over the impending a defeat of his candidate in Saturday's governorship election.Oshiomhole spoke at the rally held in support of David Lyon, governorship candidate of the APC, at the Oxbow Lake Pavilion in Yenagoa, on Tuesday.The APC chairman mocked [...]

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    El-Rufai: I’m working hard for Yahaha Bello’s re-election

El-Rufai: I’m working hard for Yahaha Bello’s re-election

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says he remains committed to the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi governorship election.He said this on Sunday while denying reports that he spoke ill of the ruling party.In a statement issued by Muyiwa Adekeye, his spokesman, el-Rufai, who is the chairman of the APC campaign council for the election, [...]

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    EXTRA: I’m better in bed than Yahaya Bello, says Melaye (video)

EXTRA: I’m better in bed than Yahaya Bello, says Melaye (video)

Dino Melaye, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi west senatorial district rerun election, says he is better in bed than Yahaya Bello, governor of the state.Melaye, who will face Smart Adeyemi, his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, in the November 16 exercise, said this during one of his campaign outings.The appeal court had sacked the PDP lawmaker [...]

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    Magnus Abe: Rivers APC in crisis because Amaechi wants me expelled

Magnus Abe: Rivers APC in crisis because Amaechi wants me expelled

Magnus Abe, a former senator from Rivers, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state is in crisis because Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, wants him expelled from the party.Abe and Amaechi have been at loggerheads since the build-up to the 2019 general election.The in-fighting caused the APC in Rivers to lose all elective positions in the state.In a [...]

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    I was a member of APC, says INEC REC nominee

I was a member of APC, says INEC REC nominee

Olalekan Raheem, a resident electoral commissioner (REC) nominee, says he was a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Raheem from Osun state said this on Tuesday while being screened by the senate committee on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The nominee told the committee that he contested for Osogbo local government chairmanship position in 2013."I am a member of APC and [...]

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    Okorocha: APC might be no more by the time Buhari’s tenure is over

Okorocha: APC might be no more by the time Buhari’s tenure is over

Rochas Okorocha, senator representing Imo west, says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), may cease to exist at the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure.He said unless steps were taken to reposition the leadership of the party, it would lose power in 2023.The former governor of Imo state said the internal crisis within the APC has made it lose focus.He [...]

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    Appeal court sacks Jibrin, orders fresh election

Appeal court sacks Jibrin, orders fresh election

The court of appeal has nullified the election of Jibrin Abdulmumin, lawmaker representing Kiru/Bebeji constituency in Kano state.Abdulmumin of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared winner of the February election with 41,700 votes, while Aliyu Yako of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 40,385.In a ruling delivered on Friday, Ajoke Adepoju, the presiding judge, annulled the election on [...]

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    ‘We leave it to God’ — Secondus reacts to supreme court judgement

‘We leave it to God’ — Secondus reacts to supreme court judgement

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, says the party is leaving the supreme court's judgement on Atiku Abubakar's appeal to "God the ultimate judge".Secondus was reacting to the defeat suffered by Atiku, presidential candidate of the PDP, at the apex court.The court dismissed the appeal filed by Atiku against President Muhammadu Buhari’s election victory.Tanko Mohammed, chief justice of [...]

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    Court sacks APC senator, reps in Sokoto

Court sacks APC senator, reps in Sokoto

The court of appeal in Sokoto state has sacked Abubakar Tambuwal as senator representing Sokoto south.The court also sacked Aliyu Shehu, member of the house of representatives, representing Bodinga/Dange Shuni/Tureta federal constituency.Both men, who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), were declared winners of the election in the zones by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and affirmed by [...]

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    APC says PDP, Atiku planning to use foreign media to malign Nigerian judiciary

APC says PDP, Atiku planning to use foreign media to malign Nigerian judiciary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, are plotting to use foreign media to smear justices of the supreme court and the Nigerian judiciary.On September 11, the presidential election petitions tribunal dismissed the PDP's petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari at the last general election.Thereafter, the opposition party [...]

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    Kogi PDP: Yahaya Bello gifted Rolls Royce to monarch whose domain lacks good roads

Kogi PDP: Yahaya Bello gifted Rolls Royce to monarch whose domain lacks good roads

The campaign council of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi has taunted Yahaya Bello, governor of the state, for gifting a Rolls Royce to a traditional ruler in the state. The party said the domain of the monarch lacked motorable roads, describing the car gift as ''Greek gift''.It also said it is certain of victory in the forthcoming elections in [...]

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    EXTRA: Lagos APC celebrates patching of a section of Oshodi-Apapa road

EXTRA: Lagos APC celebrates patching of a section of Oshodi-Apapa road

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos state is celebrating the patching of a section of Oshodi-Apapa expressway by the state government.The ruling party in the state announced via its Twitter handle on Wednesday, that officials of the Lagos state public works (LSPWC) carried out "palliative patching" on the road to fix it.This is coming after Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of [...]

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    Oshiomhole: APC coming to correct PDP’s wrongs in Bayelsa

Oshiomhole: APC coming to correct PDP’s wrongs in Bayelsa

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the ruling party will correct the mistakes made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa state if it wins the governorship election.Oshiomhole spoke at the launch of the party’s campaign in Ogbia town, Ogbia local government area of the state.He said the party has presented a good team and [...]

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    How Oyo APC tackled Makinde over proposed N8bn Iwo road project

How Oyo APC tackled Makinde over proposed N8bn Iwo road project

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state says the proposed N8billion Iwo road project announced by Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, is a misplaced priority.On Friday, Makinde announced at a central mosque that the state government will embark on the project to reconstruct the Iwo road interchange in Ibadan, the state capital.He said the project, which would be [...]

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    APC: Buhari has ended era of private jets for govt officials 

APC: Buhari has ended era of private jets for govt officials 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says President Muhammadu Buhari has ended the era of public officials lavishing Nigeria’s commonwealth on expensive trips.The ruling party said unlike the era of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) when public officials flew private jets or first class at will, Buhari's government is prudent with the nation's resources.The party said this on Thursday while reacting to [...]

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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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