Thursday, November 15, 2018

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    Kwara PDP primary: Saraki did not betray me, says Bolaji Abdullahi

Kwara PDP primary: Saraki did not betray me, says Bolaji Abdullahi

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Senate President Bukola Saraki did not betray him.Abdullahi said this in reaction to reports that the senate president worked against his governorship ambition.An aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state, Abdullahi withdrew from the race on Monday.In a statement, Abdullahi said though the outcome of the primaries may have [...]

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    Bolaji Abdullahi withdraws from Kwara PDP guber race

Bolaji Abdullahi withdraws from Kwara PDP guber race

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has pulled out of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary in Kwara.The former minister is among eight PDP aspirants who have withdrawn from the exercise.Ali Ahmad, Saka Isau, Ladi Hassan, Ibrahim Kaia, Abubakar Anani, Zakari Mohammed and Ahman Pategi are the others who pulled out.The contest is now between [...]

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    ‘I want to give opportunity to the poor’ — Bolaji Abdullahi declares governorship bid

‘I want to give opportunity to the poor’ — Bolaji Abdullahi declares governorship bid

Bolaji Abdullahi, a former minister of sports, has declared his bid to contest the governorship election of Kwara state.Abdullahi, a former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is running on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform.He declared his intention to run at an event in Ilorin, the state capital, on Wednesday, promising to give opportunity to children of the poor [...]

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    Bolaji Abdullahi discloses intention to govern Kwara

Bolaji Abdullahi discloses intention to govern Kwara

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has disclosed his interest in the governorship seat of Kwara state.Abdullahi made his intention known when family and friends visited him to celebrate Sallah at his residence in Illorin, on Thursday.The former minister said he is seeking to be governor to make a difference in Kwara.He said it is [...]

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    Bolaji Abdullahi drops FG’s board appointment

Bolaji Abdullahi drops FG’s board appointment

Bolaji Abdullahi, former spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has resigned as chairman of the Nigeria Sugar Development Council.He announced this via his Twitter handle on Friday, explaining that this is as a result of his decision to leave the APC.He wrote: “Following my resignation as National Publicity Secretary of APC and my decision to quit the party, I announced [...]

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    Bolaji Abdullahi resigns as APC spokesman

Bolaji Abdullahi resigns as APC spokesman

Bolaji Abdullahi has resigned as the spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).He denied leaving the party after Senate President Bukola Saraki announced his defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday.But in a statement on Wednesday, Abdullahi said he decided to resign his from the position because his "loyalty is constantly brought into question".The former APC spokesman said [...]

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    We’ll review action of breakaway faction, says APC

We’ll review action of breakaway faction, says APC

Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party would react as soon as it has full details of the report on aggrieved persons who pulled out of the party.On Wednesday, Buba Galadima, a former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, announced the formation of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC).When TheCable reached out to Abdullahi for comments [...]

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    APC convention: I was confident I would win, says Bolaji Abdullahi

APC convention: I was confident I would win, says Bolaji Abdullahi

Bolaji Abdullahi, national publicity secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not surprised by his victory at the just concluded national convention of the party. Abubakar Badaru, governor of Jigawa and chairman of the convention planning committee,announced that Abdullahi defeated his opponents winner of the election on Sunday.He polled a total of 2002 votes to defeat Abdul Sidiq, his [...]

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    You can change political parties by getting involved in them, says ‘rookie’

You can change political parties by getting involved in them, says ‘rookie’

Bisi Ogunwale, a young politician who lost out in his bid to unseat a lawmaker in the Kwara state house of assembly in the 2015 elections, says people cannot make significant contributions to political parties without getting involved. Ogunwale charged young people to get involved in politics in order to contribute their own quota to the society. Narrating the importance of politics [...]

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    We remain the best option for Nigerians, says APC on Obasanjo’s letter

We remain the best option for Nigerians, says APC on Obasanjo’s letter

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it remains the best option for Nigerians who are genuinely committed to the country’s progress and development.Bolaji Abdullahi, the party's national publicity secretary, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.The statement was in reaction to a letter credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo titled: 'The Way out: a clarion call for [...]

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    Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

Abdullahi, Patricia Etteh, Keyamo, Oni, Alaibe — meet Buhari’s latest appointees

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed 1,467 persons to fill positions at parastatals and agencies — the highest number of appointments the president has made since May 2015.He also appointed 209 chairmen of boards.Of the long list of appointees are major executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and other friends of the party.In October, Buhari hinted that he would [...]

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    APC spokesman threatens to sue Fayose’s aide

APC spokesman threatens to sue Fayose’s aide

Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has threatened to sue Lere Olayinka, media aide of Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, to court over an alleged false statement.Olayinka had quoted Abdullahi as saying the current fuel scarcity is because the economy had improved so much that more Nigerians were buying cars.Abdullahi has since denied the statementIn a [...]

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    Abdullahi’s inside story on Jonathan

Abdullahi’s inside story on Jonathan

Of the three presidents who ruled Nigeria between 1999 and 2015, President Goodluck Jonathan appears, so far, to have been the subject of more controversial books than his two predecessors.Five notable books about or significantly touching on former President Obasanjo’s tenure are his memoir, My Watch; Olusegun Obasanjo: The Presidential Legacy (Vols. I & II) 1999-2007, by Ladipo Akinkugbe [...]

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    GEJ, Abdullahi, Oduah and the missing verses

GEJ, Abdullahi, Oduah and the missing verses

Even days ahead of its unveiling, a new book by ace journalist and APC spokesman, Bolaji Abdullahi, is surely stirring the political waters already. Since teasers began to appear in Simon Kolawole's TheCable last week, many can hardly wait anymore for tomorrow's presentation in Abuja to grab copy and see what fresh angles "On A Platter of Gold: How Jonathan [...]

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    APC: Building a political party isn’t easy… we wish Atiku good luck

APC: Building a political party isn’t easy… we wish Atiku good luck

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is not an easy task to build a formidable political party.Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the ruling party, said this in reaction to the defection of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar.Abudullahi said though the former number two citizen had not formally briefed the APC his decision to leave and seek his political fortune elsewhere, the [...]

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    APC to PDP: Our business is winning souls — not to arrest people

APC to PDP: Our business is winning souls — not to arrest people

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is in the business of winning elections and souls to its party.Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman of the APC, said this on Thursday while reacting to a statement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).On Wednesday, Dayo Adeyeye, spokesman of the PDP, alleged that there is an onslaught by the APC government to incarcerate 50 of [...]

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