Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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    Galadima: I’ve made more contribution to Buhari than those in his kitchen cabinet

Galadima: I’ve made more contribution to Buhari than those in his kitchen cabinet

Buba Galadima, national chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC), a breakaway faction of the ruling party, says he has made more contributions to President Muhammadu Buhari than those in his "kitchen cabinet".Speaking during a programme on African Independent Television (AIT), Galadima said he played a huge role in the emergence of Buhari as president.He said some of those [...]

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    The impending implosion of APC

The impending implosion of APC

Just take the phrase: “impending” in the title above with a pinch of salt. I use the word because in politics as in life, things happen - as seemingly absolute situations become redeemable and what originally appears impossible could be the catalyst for fresh opportunities. Otherwise, the truth is that the ruling Nigerian political party, the All Progressives Congress is [...]

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    CLOSE-UP: Buhari’s CPC ally, ex-PDP chairman — top politicians who ‘launched’ Coalition for Nigeria Movement

CLOSE-UP: Buhari’s CPC ally, ex-PDP chairman — top politicians who ‘launched’ Coalition for Nigeria Movement

Top political figures stormed the Musa Yar’Adua Centre in Abuja on Wednesday morning for the launch of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM).The launch took place one week after former President Olusegun Obasanjo said neither the ruling All Progressives Congress nor the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he served his two terms as president, could “rescue” the country.In a letter [...]

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    Ex-CPC members want Tony Momoh or Buba Galadima to replace Babachir Lawal

Ex-CPC members want Tony Momoh or Buba Galadima to replace Babachir Lawal

Some former members of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) are tipping Buba Galadima, former national secretary of the party, or Tony Momoh, ex-chairman of CPC, for the post of the secretary of the government of the federation (SGF).Babachir Lawal, who occupied the office, was suspended after he was accused of awarding contracts without recourse to due process.In a statement on Monday, [...]

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    Consumer Council appoints Aisha Buhari as ambassador

Consumer Council appoints Aisha Buhari as ambassador

The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has named Aisha Buhari, the wife of the president, as Nigerian Consumer Ambassador.Abiodun Obimuyiwa, CPC’s head of public affairs, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday.Obimuyiwa said Dupe Atoki, director-general of the council, appointed Aisha while inaugurating sensitisation campaign for women groups in Abuja.Atoki said the council’s initiative to ensure Nigerian women know their [...]

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    Labour minister Ocholi, wife, son die in road accident caused by burst tyres

Labour minister Ocholi, wife, son die in road accident caused by burst tyres

James Ocholi, minister of state for labour and employment, has died in a road accident which occurred near Rijana along the Kaduna-Abuja road after the rear tyres of his car burst.He and his son died instantly in the crash, while his wife went into coma and later died at Doka hospital, Kaduna.The tragic incident, which happened on Sunday afternoon in Kaduna state, [...]

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    Tinubu: I always get the best hands

Tinubu: I always get the best hands

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he gets the best hands for political offices.Known to be a kingmaker in the Nigerian political terrain, Tinubu's influence has grown since 2007 when he left public office, and he has described himself as a talent hunter."I am a talent hunter. I put [...]

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Buhari ‘should face ICC for 2011 election killings’

Muhammadu Buhari, former head of state and presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), should be prosecuted by the International Criminal Court (ICCI) over the post-2011 election violence, the Northern Coalition for Democracy and Justice and the Northern Emancipation Network have said.Following the declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan as the winner of the election, parts of the country in the north erupted [...]

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    Supreme court upholds Wada’s gov election

Supreme court upholds Wada’s gov election

The supreme court has dismissed an appeal brought by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), challenging the election of Idris Wada as governor of Kogi state.On July 10, 2013, the court of appeal in Abuja dismissed the appeal, affirming the decision of the federal high court.Dissatisfied, CPC proceeded to the supreme court, joining the [...]

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    Gov. Almakura ‘paying’ for loyalty to Buhari

Gov. Almakura ‘paying’ for loyalty to Buhari

Governor Umaru Almakura of Nasarawa State is facing impeachment because he failed to betray Gen. Muhammadu Buhari and defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), one of his associates has told TheCable.Almakura, who was in the PDP before defecting to Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in 2011, was served an impeachment notice by the PDP-dominated state house of assembly on [...]

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    Is Okorocha Nigeria’s most travelled politician?

Is Okorocha Nigeria’s most travelled politician?

It's called defection - "not travelling" - as politicians jump from party to party at the slightest provocation.In the world of career-enhancement, defections are to politicians what résumés are to the rest of us. Political defection, also known as cross carpeting, defection or basically, dumping one political party for another increases the chances of ministerial office and clout faster than longsuffering [...]

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