Saturday, February 16, 2019

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    Amosun, Dankwambo, Okorocha — all the governors eyeing seats in 9th senate

Amosun, Dankwambo, Okorocha — all the governors eyeing seats in 9th senate

For Nigerian governors who have spent two terms in office, it's becoming fashionable to find a soothing nest in the senate. Since the constitution doesn't allow third term, the red chamber is for them the right place to wield influence and maintain political relevance. The senate is already seen as a retirement home for a litany of former governors, their ranks [...]

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    APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

APC accuses Amosun of sponsoring attack on Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari, Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, and other leaders at a rally in Ogun state were sponsored by Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.Aggrieved persons threw objects at the president after he raised the hand of Dapo Abiodun, the APC governorship candidate in the state, at the [...]

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    Adeosun played very significant role in the Lagos-Ibadan rail, says Amosun

Adeosun played very significant role in the Lagos-Ibadan rail, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says Kemi Adeosun, former minister of finance, played a significant role in the execution of the Lagos-Ibadan railway, which was tested on Friday.Speaking on the train, during the test from Iju, Lagos, to the Ogun state capital, Abeokuta, Amosun said he knows for a fact that Adeosun and her ministry played an active part [...]

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    I spent all the money I had to make Amosun governor, says Osoba

I spent all the money I had to make Amosun governor, says Osoba

Olusegun Osoba, former Ogun governor, says he spent all he had on the governorship bid of Ibikunle Amosun in 2011.Amosun, incumbent governor of the state, was elected on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) during his first term in office.For his second term, he ran on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Osoba, an APC chieftain, [...]

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    Garba Shehu: Buhari will not support Amosun’s candidate for Ogun guber race

Garba Shehu: Buhari will not support Amosun’s candidate for Ogun guber race

Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media, says his principal will not support Adekunle Akinlade, preferred governorship candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state.Shehu said this in a statement released after the visit of Amosun and Akinlade to the presidential villa on Sunday.Prior to Sunday's visit, the duo had earlier met with the president [...]

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    Amosun needs our help

Amosun needs our help

Accountants are usually reticent with words. Indeed many end up in the profession because they are more comfortable with figures than words, but what do we say when an accountant of nearly four decades throws caution to the wind saying what he should not say? Maybe that’s what politics do to people in this part of the hemisphere. Just maybe.How [...]

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    Amosun: I’m in APC but I’ll work against Dapo Abiodun

Amosun: I’m in APC but I’ll work against Dapo Abiodun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is still a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) but will not support Dapo Abiodun.Abiodun is the party's governorship candidate. Adekunle Abiodun, Amosun's preferred candidate lost the ticket and eventually defected to the Allied People's Movement (APM).Speaking at a stakeholders meeting of the APC in Abeokuta on Monday, the governor said he [...]

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    I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

I’m not responsible for interrogation of Oshiomhole by DSS, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he is not behind the interrogation of Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), by the Department of State Services (DSS).TheCable had reported that Oshiomhole was detained and quizzed by the DSS after some APC governors alleged that he received bribes during the party’s primary elections.The APC chairman was pressured [...]

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    ‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

‘I didn’t ask you to sell your conscience’ — Amosun replies Oshiomhole

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, has again tackled Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), over the conduct of the state governorship primary election.Amosun had fallen out with the party’s national working committee after it cleared Dapo Abiodun as winner of the primary against Abiodun Akinlade, his choice candidate.Reacting to claims some governor were plotting his [...]

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    APC chieftain: Ogun people have had enough of Amosun

APC chieftain: Ogun people have had enough of Amosun

Bolaji Akinola, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Wasinmi, Ewekoro local government area of Ogun state, says the people of the state have had enough of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of the state.Speaking with journalists in Abeokuta, the state capital on Tuesday, Akinola accused Amosun of willfully imposing candidates on the party without recourse to democratic processes.He said [...]

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    APC: What Amosun wants is not in our constitution

APC: What Amosun wants is not in our constitution

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, resorted to self-help which is alien to its constitution.Lanre Issa-Onilu, spokesperson of the ruling party, said this in reaction to the crisis trailing the party in Ogun state.Amosun had kicked against the emergence of Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate for 2019, saying Abiodun Akinlade, his preferred candidate, [...]

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    Oshiomhole: This is my finest hour… only one or two governors are unhappy with me

Oshiomhole: This is my finest hour… only one or two governors are unhappy with me

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says only one or two governors of the party are not comfortable with him remaining in office.Oshiomhole said this while fielding questions from state house correspondents on the plot to oust him.THISDAY had reported that 15 of the 23 governors of the APC have finalised the plot to remove [...]

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    ‘This silence shows you gave consent to fraudulent primaries in Ogun’ – Amosun blasts Tinubu, Osoba

‘This silence shows you gave consent to fraudulent primaries in Ogun’ – Amosun blasts Tinubu, Osoba

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, has accused the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) of hijacking the party’s governorship primary election in the state.Speaking while swearing in Mosunmola Dipeolu, chief judge of the state, at government house, Abeokuta, the state capital, on Monday, Amosun wondered why Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling party, and Olusegun Osoba, [...]

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    Dapo Abiodun accuses Amosun of conspiring with monarchs to strip him of guber ticket

Dapo Abiodun accuses Amosun of conspiring with monarchs to strip him of guber ticket

Dapo Abiodun, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state, has accused Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun, of plotting to upturn the decision of national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party to recognise him as the guber candidate of the state.Amosun had lost out in his bid to have Abiodun Akinlade succeed him, though he has [...]

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    I’ll hand over to Akinlade in 2019, says Amosun

I’ll hand over to Akinlade in 2019, says Amosun

Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says he will hand over power to Abiodun Akinlade, his preferred candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 governorship election.The governor made this known in a statement by Adedayo Adeneye, the state commissioner for information.The national working committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had ratified Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate [...]

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    Buhari, 13 APC governors storm Osun for Oyetola

Buhari, 13 APC governors storm Osun for Oyetola

President Muhammadu Buhari led top members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to Osogbo, capital of Osun state, for the rally of the ruling party ahead of Saturday's governorship election.Isiaka Oyetola, a former chief of staff to Aregbesola, is the APC candidate in the election.Speaking during the rally, Buhari said "Oyetola is ready to work".Buhari appealed to the people to [...]

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