Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    ‘We won’t tolerate your assault on our leaders’ — APC warns Okorocha

‘We won’t tolerate your assault on our leaders’ — APC warns Okorocha

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not tolerate the "constant assault" of Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo, on the party.On different occasions, the governor has made uncomplimentary remarks about John Oyegun, national chairman of the party, over the internal crisis in the state chapter of APC.Shortly after Oyegun inaugurated Hillary Eke as chairman of the APC in Imo, [...]

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    Oyegun withdraws from APC chairmanship race, says ‘I don’t want to be a problem’

Oyegun withdraws from APC chairmanship race, says ‘I don’t want to be a problem’

John Oyegun says he will not seek re-election as national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).Oyegun said this on Friday while speaking with journalists in Abuja.The chairman said he does not want to be part of the problem that the ruling party would have to solve."I do not intend to be part of the problem for APC to solve. It [...]

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    Okorocha: My opponents can only cage me in Oyegun’s office

Okorocha: My opponents can only cage me in Oyegun’s office

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says those who claimed to have caged him can only do so in the office of John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).On Thursday Theo Ekechi, a former commissioner in the state, said stakeholders of APC in the state had made Okorocha irrelevant.“There has been wide jubilation in Imo because we [...]

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    Okorocha: Imo ward congress disrupted because I kicked against extension of Oyegun’s tenure

Okorocha: Imo ward congress disrupted because I kicked against extension of Oyegun’s tenure

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says the ward congress in the state was disrupted because he kicked against the tenure extension of John Oyegun, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).On Saturday, suspected thugs attacked the party’s secretariat in Imo and made away with some materials meant for the ward congress.In a statement on Wednesday, Sam Onwuemeodo, media aide [...]

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    APC crisis deepens as violence mars ward congress nationwide

APC crisis deepens as violence mars ward congress nationwide

There was widespread violence in the ward congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which held across the country on Saturday.From killings to the outbreak of violence to allegations and counter-allegations on the process being hijacked, the exercise left the party more divided than it was before the ward congress.John Oyegun, national chairman of the party, did not partake in [...]

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    APC chairmanship: Four south-south states reject Oshiomhole

APC chairmanship: Four south-south states reject Oshiomhole

Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in all but two of the six states in the south-south have denied endorsing Adams Oshiomhole, former governor of Edo state, for the chairmanship position of the party.At a press conference on Monday, they said John Oyegun, chairman of the ruling party, reserved the right to seek reelection.The state chairmen are Davies Ikanya, [...]

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    Oyegun can’t re-contest without a waiver, says Buhari

Oyegun can’t re-contest without a waiver, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says except John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) gets a waiver, he cannot contest for the top position in the ruling party.The president said the same condition applies to party executives whose tenures are about to expire.He spoke at the party’s national executive committee (NEC) meeting at the APC headquarters in Abuja on Monday.Buhari [...]

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    Tenure elongation: ‘Buhari’s concern for due process is legendary’

Tenure elongation: ‘Buhari’s concern for due process is legendary’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) non-national working committee says President Muhammadu Buhari’s concern for due process is "legendary".The forum said this while reacting to Buhari's position on the tenure extension of John Oyegun, national chairman of APC, and other party executives.Before Buhari kicked against the tenure extension, the forum had supported it.But speaking with journalists on Sunday, Jock Alamba, spokesman [...]

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    Sources: APC governors agree to fund elective convention

Sources: APC governors agree to fund elective convention

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have agreed to fund the elective convention of the party, sources told TheCable on Wednesday.TheCable understands that the convention is subject to the reversal of the decision of the national executive committee  (NEC) which extended the tenure of the party executives.The party's NEC meeting is billed to meet on Monday.On February 27, NEC [...]

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    Oyegun on tenure crisis: We’ve resolved the issues dividing us

Oyegun on tenure crisis: We’ve resolved the issues dividing us

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party has resolved the issues dividing it.He said this at the party headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday after meeting with five governors from the ruling party.The governors are Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, and Ibikunle Amosun of [...]

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    Lalong, Banire, SGF on panel ‘to examine’ extension of Oyegun’s tenure

Lalong, Banire, SGF on panel ‘to examine’ extension of Oyegun’s tenure

Simon Lalong, governor of Plateau, has been named as head of the technical committee examining President Muhammadu Buhari's position on the tenure extension of executives of All Progressive Congress (APC) across the country.The 10-man committee was inaugurated by John Oyegun, national chairman of APC, at the party's national secretariat on Tuesday.At the last national executive committee (NEC) meeting which held [...]

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    Is Oyegun writing APC’s obituary?

Is Oyegun writing APC’s obituary?

BY SANI MUHAMMAD UZAIRUThe All Progressives Congress (APC), an amalgamation of strange bedfellows which became a mighty force no thanks to Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) poor internal democracy, ultimately won power against the run of play in 2015. And even though it has since dominated the political landscape of Nigeria, the party doesn’t seem to have managed its successes very [...]

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    Oyegun: APC discussed true federalism at caucus meeting

Oyegun: APC discussed true federalism at caucus meeting

The national caucus of the All Progressive Congress (APC) discussed true federalism when it met with President Muhammadu Buhari, says John Oyegun, national chairman of the party.Oyegun said there was no talk of his removal from office during the meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja.He dismissed insinuations that members of the national caucus deliberated on a court case instituted against him [...]

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    Oyegun meets Saraki, APC senate caucus ‘to strategise on 2019’

Oyegun meets Saraki, APC senate caucus ‘to strategise on 2019’

John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), is currently meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki and the party senate's caucus.Oyegun is at the national assembly with members of the party's national working committee (NWC).Speaking before they went into a closed-door meeting on Wednesday, Oyegun said they are at the national assembly to "talk, listen and strategise" ahead [...]

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    Nyako rejects extension of Oyegun’s tenure, says APC might lose in 2019

Nyako rejects extension of Oyegun’s tenure, says APC might lose in 2019

Murtala Nyako, a former governor of Adamawa state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the crisis in the ruling party might affect it in 2019.He said the extension of tenure of the party's national working committee (NWC) may lead to its downfall.The party extended the tenure of the NWC led by John Oyegun by 12 months.Yahaya Bello, governor [...]

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    Oyegun’s tenure shouldn’t have been extended, says APC chieftain

Oyegun’s tenure shouldn’t have been extended, says APC chieftain

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has expressed disappointment in the ruling party over the tenure elongation of the national working committee led by John Oyegun.On Tuesday, national executive committee (NEC) of the APC extended the tenure of Oyegun and state chairmen of the party by 12 months.In a statement on Wednesday, Frank said [...]

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