Thursday, November 29, 2018

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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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    APC congress: Election materials ‘were diverted’ in Katsina

APC congress: Election materials ‘were diverted’ in Katsina

The election monitoring committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward and local government congresses in  Katsina state, has written a minority report on the conduct of the congresses in four local governments in the Funtua zone of the state.In a report dated May 15, and addressed to the national secretary of the APC, Sanusi Kunde, Innocent Anike and  Abdulrasheed [...]

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    Kwara APC crisis: Faction files suit against Saraki’s group

Kwara APC crisis: Faction files suit against Saraki’s group

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed a suit against the group of Senate President Bukola Saraki.Both groups held their congresses in Ilorin, the state capital, on Saturday.The faction is made of members from the legacy parties -- CPC, ANPP and a faction of ACN (including Lai Mohammed, minister of information), as well as GRS, a group [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: Faleke’s supporters used a primary school in Abuja for their ‘so-called’ congress

Yahaya Bello: Faleke’s supporters used a primary school in Abuja for their ‘so-called’ congress

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, says those behind the parallel state congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, are only trying to damage the party.A faction loyal to James Faleke, running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election, had announced Hadi Ametou as the party's factional chairman.But speaking through Kingsley Fanwo, his spokesman, [...]

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    Kogi APC faction holds parallel congress

Kogi APC faction holds parallel congress

Delegates from the 239 wards in Kogi on Saturday re-elected Hadi Ametuo, chairman of the Faleke faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state and his colleagues, except three.The state congress which held at St Peter's LGEA primary school, Felele, Lokoja, the state capital, was said to be peaceful, and adjudged to be free and fair by all [...]

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    Wike mocks APC as Magnus Abe, Amaechi spark fresh crisis — hours to congress

Wike mocks APC as Magnus Abe, Amaechi spark fresh crisis — hours to congress

The disagreement between Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, and Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers south east, has sparked a fresh crisis in the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Except the party makes fresh arrangements, congress might not hold in the state as some aggrieved members said to be loyal to Abe vandalised the party's secretariat located on Moscow Road, Port [...]

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    Yahaya Bello: Faleke cooking up excuses because people have rejected him

Yahaya Bello: Faleke cooking up excuses because people have rejected him

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state are welcome to participate in the party congresses, assuring them of their safety.Bello said this in reaction to claims that his government has hijacked the congress.James Faleke, running mate to the late Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in the state, [...]

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    APC announces new dates for congresses, moves convention to June

APC announces new dates for congresses, moves convention to June

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced new dates for its congresses.The new date was disclosed in a statement by Bolaji Abdullahi,national publicity secretary of the party.In the timetable earlier released, the party scheduled ward congresses for May 2; local government congresses, May 5; and state congresses, May 9, respectively.The national convention was scheduled for May 14.But Abdullahi had said some [...]

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    Kwara pledges support for IPI 2018 congress

Kwara pledges support for IPI 2018 congress

The Kwara state government has assured the International Press Institute (IPI) of its support in ensuring that Nigeria successfully hosts the IPI world congress in June.Abdulfattah Ahmed,  the state governor, gave the assurance on Sunday while receiving a delegation of the IPI congress media and publicity committee, in Ilorin, the state capital.Ahmed said he would sponsor journalists from the state to [...]

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    PDP crisis deepens … S’west congress cancelled

PDP crisis deepens … S’west congress cancelled

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called off its south west zonal congress scheduled for Saturday.Wale Oladipo, national secretary of the party, confirmed this to TheCable in a telephone interview on Friday.He explained that the decision of the party was informed by an order of the federal high court in Lagos, restraining the party from going ahead with the exercise."There [...]

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    Two APC factions emerge in Abia

Two APC factions emerge in Abia

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in a harmonised congress in Abia on Tuesday elected a 35 member executive to run its affairs.A faction of the party held a congress on Monday that produced Mr Fabian Okonkwo as the Chairman.The congress was conducted at the National War Museum, Umuahia, by Mr Sunday Akere, Chairman of the state congress committee.The harmonised congress, [...]

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