Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    Lagos APC chieftain: We tried to defend Ambode — but he did not pick our calls

Lagos APC chieftain: We tried to defend Ambode — but he did not pick our calls

Anthony Adefuye, member, governor’s advisory council (GAC) of the Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC), says party leaders fought to secure a second term ticket for Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state.Adefuye spoke on Thursday at a reconciliation meeting which brought together many stalwarts of the party in Epe.Ambode, who hails from Epe, lost the party’s primary to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Imo APC primary will be conducted afresh, no result is genuine

Oshiomhole: Imo APC primary will be conducted afresh, no result is genuine

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the results being circulated as the outcome of the parallel Imo governorship primaries are fake.Two factions of the APC conducted primaries in Imo. Uche Nwosu was declared winner of one primary while Hope Uzodinma emerged victorious in the other exercise.Oshiohmole spoke on the development after meeting with President Muhammadu [...]

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    Lagos APC chairman: I’ve been trying to get Ambode’s membership card to him without success

Lagos APC chairman: I’ve been trying to get Ambode’s membership card to him without success

Tunde Balogun, chairman of the Lagos state chapter of the All Progressives Party (APC), says he has not been able to give Akinwunkmi Ambode, governor of the state, his membership card because of the difficulty in reaching him.  In a video on Monday, Balogun said he had been trying to get the card across to Ambode to no avail.Ambode had earlier complained [...]

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    Again, APC postpones Lagos guber primary

Again, APC postpones Lagos guber primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Lagos state has been postponed to Tuesday, October 2.Yekini Nabena, acting national publicity secretary of the APC, made this known in a statement released on Monday.The statement read: "The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has rescheduled governorship primaries in the Lagos, Enugu and Adamawa states."The mode of [...]

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    APC guber primary: 36 of 40 Lagos lawmakers endorse Sanwo-Olu

APC guber primary: 36 of 40 Lagos lawmakers endorse Sanwo-Olu

Thirty-six of the 40 Lagos house of assembly members have endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu for the governorship ticket of the state.The lawmakers have thrown their weight behind Sanwo-Olu ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary fixed for Sunday.Adefunmilayo Tejuoso, chairman of the house committee on information, strategy and security, said the decision was an outcome of a meeting which [...]

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    Joe Igbokwe retains position as result of Lagos APC congress leaks on eve of exercise

Joe Igbokwe retains position as result of Lagos APC congress leaks on eve of exercise

While aspirants would be vying for different elective positions at the All Progressives Congress (APC) state congress across the nation on Saturday, those in Lagos would only file at the party’s secretariat in Ikeja for other purposes but not election.Barring last-minute changes, aspirants of stakeholders of the party in the state would constitute the party’s executive committee for the next [...]

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    Lagos APC reps endorse Ambode for second term

Lagos APC reps endorse Ambode for second term

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Lagos caucus of the house of representatives has endorsed Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, for a second term.The lawmakers, led by Femi Gbajabiamila, majority leader of the house, presented an endorsement letter to the governor in Ikeja, the state capital, on Saturday.The APC caucus said the decision is due to Ambode's “giant strides" since he [...]

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    Despite outbreak of violence, Lagos APC vows to hold ward primary

Despite outbreak of violence, Lagos APC vows to hold ward primary

Tokunbo Afikuyomi, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) local government electoral committee in Lagos state, says the ward primary scheduled to hold on Monday, will still hold despite the violence that marred the council primary on Saturday.In a statement issued in Lagos on Sunday, Afikuyomi said Saturday's incident was “grossly exaggerated.”He said the party was set for elections in [...]

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    Rigging allegations rock Lagos APC as group demands cancellation of ‘sham’ LG primary

Rigging allegations rock Lagos APC as group demands cancellation of ‘sham’ LG primary

A group known as Egbe Alatunto says some powerful individuals in the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are plotting to impose their candidates in the local government election.In a statement on Friday, Niyi Akinsiju, coordinator of the group, said the party had concluded plans to hold a "sham" primary election at the Teslim Balogun stadium in Onikan.Akinsiju rejected the [...]

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