Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag "John Odigie Oyegun"

    Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Cross over to APC before you die, Osinbajo taunts PDP leaders

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has asked some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) before they die.He made the call at a dinner organised to celebrate the 80th birthday of John Odigie-Oyegun, former APC national chairman, in Abuja on Sunday.At the event, Osinbajo narrated a story of an American Republican senator who told his family [...]

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    Obaseki: I’ve met with Oshiomhole… we’ll resolve our differences

Obaseki: I’ve met with Oshiomhole… we’ll resolve our differences

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says he has met with Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and efforts are being made to resolve the issues between them.The governor said this at St Paul Catholic Church, Benin, during a mass organised to mark the 80th birthday of John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the APC, on Monday.He [...]

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    Oyegun describes feud between Obaseki, Oshiomhole as shameful

Oyegun describes feud between Obaseki, Oshiomhole as shameful

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the feud between Adams Oshiomhole, his successor, and Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, as ridiculous and shameful.Odigie-Oyegun spoke when the leadership of the correspondents’ chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Edo state council, paid him a courtesy visit to mark his 80th birthday at the [...]

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    ‘Stop disgracing APC’ — Oyegun taunts Oshiomhole

‘Stop disgracing APC’ — Oyegun taunts Oshiomhole

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked Adams Oshiomhole, his successor, to desist from interfering in the administration of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state.Odigie-Oyegun gave the advice in a statement signed by Ray Murphy, his public affairs adviser, on Sunday.He appealed to Oshiomhole to stop disgracing the ruling party, saying Obaseki should be [...]

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    Oyegun: Oshiomhole is Obaseki’s biggest distraction

Oyegun: Oshiomhole is Obaseki’s biggest distraction

John Odigie-Oyegun, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Adams Oshiomhole, his successor, is the biggest distraction to the administration of Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo.Odigie-Oyegun was reacting to the crisis rocking the Edo state house of assembly.In a statement by Ray Murphy, his special adviser on political affairs, the former national chairman accused Oshiomhole of engaging in [...]

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    Nebena asks Buhari to call Oshiomhole, Oyegun to order

Nebena asks Buhari to call Oshiomhole, Oyegun to order

Yekini Nabena, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked  President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing face-off between leaders of the party.Nabena said Buhari's intervention in the disagreement between Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the party, and John Odigie-Oyegun, his predecessor, is necessary to avoid a weakening of the party's foundation.Oyegun had accused his [...]

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    nPDP crisis, fallout of congresses — five issues APC ought to have resolved before convention

nPDP crisis, fallout of congresses — five issues APC ought to have resolved before convention

The elective national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is hours away. The exercise comes less than eight months to the 2019 elections. Despite attempts to create the impression that all is well, the party is going into the convention more divided than it has ever been.Enmeshed with tales of factions, fears of defection and bottled-up grievances.Whether the party [...]

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    Verily, Oyegun’s cry-babies need nose-wipe

Verily, Oyegun’s cry-babies need nose-wipe

Were Ehiogie West Idahosa not a familiar name, one would have been tempted to dismiss the graffiti credited to him recently in the media as composed by a stark illiterate at a pepper-soup joint at the popular Agbado market in Benin City. Aside the farrago of illogicalities, seeking to ethnicize the circumstances that forced Chief John Odigie-Oyegun’s fall as APC [...]

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    Court dismisses suits challenging move to extend Oyegun’s tenure

Court dismisses suits challenging move to extend Oyegun’s tenure

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has dismissed two suits challenging a move by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to extend the tenure of John Odigie-Oyegun, its national chairman.The attempted tenure extension had also involved officials of the party at the national, state, local government and ward levels.In February, the national executive council of the APC added an extra [...]

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    APC chairmanship: Oyegun says endorsement of Oshiomhole is childish

APC chairmanship: Oyegun says endorsement of Oshiomhole is childish

John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described as "absolutely childish"  the endorsement of Adams Oshiomhole, former Edo governor, by south-south stakeholders of the party.He made this known to journalists at the party's national secretariat in Abuja on Tuesday."It was childish, absolutely childish. Voting is done at convention and not in state houses or in government houses,” [...]

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    Tinubu’s triumph and humbling of Oyegun

Tinubu’s triumph and humbling of Oyegun

If the message this week about the illegitimacy of the tenure elongation for the All Progressives Congress chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, isn’t quite the end of Oyegun’s politics in APC, it is undoubtedly the beginning of the end.President Muhammadu Buhari, asserting his authority over the party this week, technically ended Oyegun’s tenure with a subtle notice to him to prepare the [...]

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    ‘Governors have confidence in Oyegun’ — Yahaya Bello speaks on Tinubu’s letter

‘Governors have confidence in Oyegun’ — Yahaya Bello speaks on Tinubu’s letter

Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi state, says governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have confidence in John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the party.Bello, who said this while speaking with state house correspondents on Thursday, was reacting to the allegations of sabotage levelled against Odigie-Oyegun by Bola Tinubu, the party's national leader.TheCable had reported how Tinubu, who was assigned to reconcile aggrieved [...]

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    APC sets up committee to resolve ‘unusual’ crisis in Kogi chapter

APC sets up committee to resolve ‘unusual’ crisis in Kogi chapter

John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday inaugurated a seven-member reconciliation committee for the party’s Kogi chapter.According to a statement issued by Bolaji Abudullahi, the APC national publicity secretary, the committee is chaired by Idris Garba, while the party’s deputy national secretary, Victor Giadom would be its secretary.Other members of the committee are Don Etiebet, Patricia [...]

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    Oyegun: APC not against true federalism

Oyegun: APC not against true federalism

John Odigie-Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the party was not opposed to true federalism as perceived in some quarters across the country.He stated this on Thursday in Abuja while inaugurating a 24-member committee on True Federalism to articulate the party´s position on the restructuring of the country as agitations in that regard increased.According to [...]

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    No more denial

No more denial

Last week, the chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) finally admitted what Nigerians had known for a long time. John Odigie-Oyegun, speaking while receiving those who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Delta State branch to APC, said, “Economically, things are difficult, there is no question about it.”As psychologists will tell us, a stage after the loss of [...]

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    Election must not be postponed, APC warns  council of state

Election must not be postponed, APC warns council of state

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised members of the council of state not to play into the hands of the Jonathan government by sanctioning the postponement of the general election.Matters relating to the general election are expected to dominate the discussion of the council of state meeting scheduled for Thursday.Speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, John [...]

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