Thursday, February 21, 2019

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    Timi Frank describes arrest of Atiku’s lawyer as witch-hunt

Timi Frank describes arrest of Atiku’s lawyer as witch-hunt

Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the arrest of Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), as a political witch-hunt by the APC.On Monday, the EFCC had arrested Giwa-Osagie, lawyer to Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over alleged money laundering.In a statement on Tuesday, Frank [...]

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    NDF asks security agencies to question Secondus

NDF asks security agencies to question Secondus

The National Democratic Front (NDF) has accused Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), of "beating the drums of war".Secondus had said there will be crisis if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) rigs in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC).But Bolaji Abdukadir, secretary-general of the group in a statement said such utterance was not justifiable [...]

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    ‘Check your blood pressure’ — Timi Frank taunts APC leaders over Atiku’s US trip

‘Check your blood pressure’ — Timi Frank taunts APC leaders over Atiku’s US trip

Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked leaders of the ruling party to check their blood pressure to "avoid unforseen circumstances" following the visit of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to the US.In a statement on Friday, Frank said this is because of the propaganda allegedly peddled against the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate.The [...]

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    Timi Frank: Buhari violating peace accord through campaign of terror against opposition

Timi Frank: Buhari violating peace accord through campaign of terror against opposition

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has given the national peace committee a 72-hour ultimatum to call President Muhammadu Buhari to order over "gross violation of the peace accord".The peace accord was signed by presidential candidates of different political parties ahead of the general election.In a statement on Thursday, Frank said failure to [...]

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    Timi Frank to UK, US: Buhari’s critics being hurled into jail, call him to order

Timi Frank to UK, US: Buhari’s critics being hurled into jail, call him to order

Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the US, UK, European Union and the UN to call President Muhammadu Buhari to order over alleged harassment of the opposition.Frank made the appeal in a statement he issued on Thursday.The former deputy spokesman of the APC said there is a "plot to arrest" Nnamdi Okonkwo, [...]

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    Timi Frank to Abdulsalami committee: Persuade Buhari to sign electoral bill into law

Timi Frank to Abdulsalami committee: Persuade Buhari to sign electoral bill into law

Timi Frank, former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the national peace committee to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2018 electoral bill into law.The peace committee is headed by Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state.Frank said the new electoral bill will not only ensure a free, fair and credible election, [...]

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    Osinbajo given 7 days to resign over N5.8bn ‘illegal approval’

Osinbajo given 7 days to resign over N5.8bn ‘illegal approval’

Timi Frank, former deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to resign.In a statement on Monday, Frank said the vice-president is unfit to continue in office over his approval of N5.8 billion for National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).Osinbajo gave the approval when he was the acting president. The money was meant for the north-east [...]

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    Timi Frank asks Okorocha, Yari, Amosun to defect from ‘house of deception’

Timi Frank asks Okorocha, Yari, Amosun to defect from ‘house of deception’

Timi Frank, ex-deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged governors Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun to ditch the ruling party.He also advised Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, and Magnus Abe, senator representing Rivers south-east, to join the next batch of defectors from the APC.In a statement on Friday, Frank said Nigerians will soon [...]

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    Atiku and Saraki not safe, says Timi Frank on Ekweremadu home invasion

Atiku and Saraki not safe, says Timi Frank on Ekweremadu home invasion

Timi Frank, ex-deputy spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Senate President Bukola Saraki are not safe.Frank made the comment in reaction to the security breach in the home of Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, in the early hours of Tuesday.The police have described the incident as a [...]

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    Timi Frank apologised to Jonathan in his personal capacity, says APC

Timi Frank apologised to Jonathan in his personal capacity, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Timi Frank, a former deputy spokesman of the ruling party, spoke in his personal capacity.The party said this in response to an open letter Frank wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari.He had apologised to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, saying life had become "worthless" under the administration of Buhari.But in a statement on Sunday, Bolaji Abdullahi, spokesman [...]

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    ‘Life worthless under Buhari’ — suspended APC chieftain apologises to Jonathan

‘Life worthless under Buhari’ — suspended APC chieftain apologises to Jonathan

Timi Frank, a suspended chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has apologised to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, alleging that life is worthless under President Muhammadu Buhari.Frank, one of the then opposition leaders who criticised Jonathan in the buildup to the 2015 election, conveyed his apology in an open letter.He explained that he apologised to Jonathan because events in the last [...]

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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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    Governors asking Buhari to seek re-election ‘are selfish’

Governors asking Buhari to seek re-election ‘are selfish’

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the seven governors nudging President Muhammadu Buhari to seek re-election "are selfish".Nasir el-Rufai, Kaduna governor, speaking on behalf of his colleagues on Friday said they want Buhari to keep running the country "in the right direction".Reacting, Frank said the governors could have paid a condolence visit to Samuel Ortom, [...]

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    Oyegun’s incompetence forced Atiku out of APC, says Timi Frank

Oyegun’s incompetence forced Atiku out of APC, says Timi Frank

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar left the ruling party because of John Oyegun, national chairman.Frank said this in reaction to a comment credited to Oyegun that Atiku's exit from APC won't lead to a massive defection from the ruling party.In a statement on Wednesday, Frank said the chairman [...]

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    Timi Frank on Atiku’s defection: If impunity does not stop in APC, many will leave

Timi Frank on Atiku’s defection: If impunity does not stop in APC, many will leave

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the defection of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should make leaders of the ruling party sober.On Sunday, Atiku announced his decision to join the PDP after resigning his membership of the APC last week.In a statement on Monday, Frank said the failure [...]

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    APC chieftain warns Buhari of ‘el-Rufai’s Judas antics’

APC chieftain warns Buhari of ‘el-Rufai’s Judas antics’

Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to fall for the antics of Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state.On Friday, el-Rufai said Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs, had never supported President Muhammadu Buhari or believed in his ideology.His comment was in reaction to a video clip which surfaced [...]

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