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    Abia APGA: Police arrested a man with result sheet showing PDP won election

Abia APGA: Police arrested a man with result sheet showing PDP won election

The Abia state chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) says it has uncovered plans by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to rig the February 16 election in the state.In a statement, Augustine Ehiemere, APGA state chairman, alleged that the police arrested one Gaius on Friday with result sheets showing the ruling PDP had won in the state.He said [...]

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    EXTRA: APGA, ADP candidates getting ‘campaign help’ from Buhari

EXTRA: APGA, ADP candidates getting ‘campaign help’ from Buhari

Ahead of the 2019 elections, there's a growing trend of finding President Muhammadu Buhari's image on campaign posters and billboards of politicians from other parties.Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is unwittingly being used to drive the campaigns of opposition parties. The president is believed to be one of the most popular politicians in the country.Some of the candidates [...]

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    MASSOB leader asks Igbo to vote against APGA in 2019

MASSOB leader asks Igbo to vote against APGA in 2019

Samuel Njoku, a leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), has asked residents of the south-east not to vote any candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in 2019.The party was founded by the late Emeka Ojukwu, hero of the Biafra war.Addressing reporters in Owerri, Imo state capital, Njoku asked APGA members [...]

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    Stella Oduah returns to PDP after three months in APGA

Stella Oduah returns to PDP after three months in APGA

Stella Oduah, senator representing Anambra north, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).Oduah defected to the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in June, describing the move as "the beginning of a new political chapter".But in a statement released by her media office on Friday, Oduah said she discovered that APGA's ideology is a mirage.The former minister of aviation said [...]

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    PDP, APC are not an option — even APGA, Ojukwu’s baby, is now a fiefdom

PDP, APC are not an option — even APGA, Ojukwu’s baby, is now a fiefdom

A pesky problem of the Nigeria political milieu is the dominance of flatulent, gluttonous and dictatorial political parties. Political parties give complexion to politics. Hence, that our politics suffers “craw-craw” and monkey pox is largely due to the political parties.I believe the APC and the PDP are not a favourable option for the Nigerian people – in view of the [...]

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    APGA’s Umeh wins Anambra central senatorial seat

APGA’s Umeh wins Anambra central senatorial seat

Victor Umeh of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has won the Anambra central senatorial rerun election conducted on Saturday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The senatorial election took place in seven local governments of Anambra including Njikoka, Awka north, Idemili south, Dunukofia, Awka south, Anaocha and Idemili north.APGA won in the seven council areas in the result announced [...]

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    Obiano: Me, join APC? Never!

Obiano: Me, join APC? Never!

Willie Obiano, Anambra state governor, says he has no plan to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).Obiano was re-elected in the poll after securing victory in all the 21 local government areas of the state.Addressing state house correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, the governor said APGA is [...]

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    APGA ready to take over Abia in 2019, says Otti

APGA ready to take over Abia in 2019, says Otti

Alex Otti, chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia state, says the party is ready to win all the local government areas in the state in 2019.Otti said this on Wednesday at a rally which the Abia chapter of the party organised to celebrate the successful re-election of Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state.Obiano, the only APGA [...]

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    Obaze reverses self, congratulates Obiano

Obaze reverses self, congratulates Obiano

Oseloka Obaze, candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Anambra governorship election, has reversed himself and accepted Willie Obiano as winner of the election.Obaze had rejected the election result, claiming inconsistencies in the outcome.At a news conference in Awka, the state capital, on Monday, he congratulated Obiano and said he had put everything behind him.He said he did not want [...]

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    I won’t challenge Obiano’s victory, says Nwoye

I won’t challenge Obiano’s victory, says Nwoye

Tony Nwoye, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he will not challenge the result of the Anambra governorship election in court.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Willie Obiano of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) as winner of the election.With a total of 98,752 votes, Nwoye came behind Obiano who polled 234,071 votes.Oseloka Obaze, the candidate of [...]

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    ‘Stomach infrastructure’, ‘Ojukwu spirit’ — and other reasons Obiano was re-elected

‘Stomach infrastructure’, ‘Ojukwu spirit’ — and other reasons Obiano was re-elected

It is official: Willie Obiano has comfortably won his re-election bid and will do a second tenure as the governor of Anambra state.It doesn't come better than this: he won in all the 21 local government areas of the state.However, this may not be news for many, considering that he is the current governor. In this part of the world, [...]

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    Obiano re-elected Anambra governor by a landslide

Obiano re-elected Anambra governor by a landslide

Willie Obiano has been declared the winner of Anambra state governorship election.The incumbent governor won all the 21 local government areas of the state, based on the results announced on Sunday at the collation centre in Awka.Obiano, who is of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), defeated Tony Nwoye of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Oseloka Obaze of the People [...]

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    Student leader vs ex-banker: Anambra ready for a rematch between old foes

Student leader vs ex-banker: Anambra ready for a rematch between old foes

On Saturday, all eyes will turn to Anambra state for what pundits say is the most anticipated election of the year.Thirty-seven governorship aspirants will be slugging it out in the governorship election but for Willie Obiano and Tony Nwoye, it isn’t just an election, it is also a rematch. Both squared off in 2013, and Obiano drew the first blood. [...]

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    Ojukwu’s son dumps APGA for APC — three days to Anambra poll

Ojukwu’s son dumps APGA for APC — three days to Anambra poll

Emeka Ojukwu jnr, son of late Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, founder of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC).Ojukwu made his declaration on Wednesday in Awka at a rally for Tony Nwoye, the APC candidate for the November 18 Anambra governorship election.President Muhammadu Buhari, John Odigie-Oyegun, APC national chairman; 12 APC governors, [...]

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    You have no authority to speak for Igbo people, APGA blasts Nnamdi Kanu

You have no authority to speak for Igbo people, APGA blasts Nnamdi Kanu

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) says Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has no authority to speak for the Igbo people.The party said this in reaction to the IPOB leader's call on people to boycott the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November.In a letter addressed to Kanu and signed by Ifeatu Obiokoye, national publicity secretary, APGA [...]

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    APGA asks INEC not to register APDA

APGA asks INEC not to register APDA

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to register the All Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), the newly-formed political association.Victor Oye, national chairman of APGA, made the call in his message to members of the party while marking his second year in office.Oye said APDA, the acronym of the new group, shared similarity [...]

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