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    PHOTOS: Ararume, Nwosu join Uzodinma as he picks certificate of return 

PHOTOS: Ararume, Nwosu join Uzodinma as he picks certificate of return 

In a rare display of sportsmanship, Ifeanyi Ararume, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and Uche Nwosu, candidate of Action Alliance (AA) joined Hope Uzodinma to pick his certificate of return at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Abuja on Wednesday.  On Tuesday, the supreme court had sacked Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo and ordered INEC to return [...]

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    PROFILE: Meet Uzodinma, the governor-elect who finished fourth

PROFILE: Meet Uzodinma, the governor-elect who finished fourth

"In Imo state, there is hope. Hope, hope, hope in Imo state! A new leadership that will break barriers and there would be joy in the land of Imo. Lift your candles as I bless Hope Uzodinma; and I empower him to, spiritually, to take over. How, I do not know," Ejike Mbaka, a Catholic priest in Enugu diocese, prophesied [...]

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    Uche Nwosu withdraws case against Ihedioha’s election at supreme court

Uche Nwosu withdraws case against Ihedioha’s election at supreme court

Uche Nwosu, governorship candidate of the Action Alliance in the last election, has withdrawn his appeal against the election of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state, at the supreme court. Solomon Umoh (SAN), counsel to Nwosu, announced the decision of his client when he appeared before a seven-man panel of justices of the apex court on Tuesday. “Based on the judgment of [...]

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    Okorocha’s son-in-law returns to APC after supreme court loss

Okorocha’s son-in-law returns to APC after supreme court loss

Uche Nwosu, governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) during the 2019 general election in Imo state, has returned to the the All Progressive Congress (APC). Nwosu, son-in-law to Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo, had defected from the APC to AA when he could not secure the ruling party's ticket. Earlier in the month, the supreme court had ruled that Nwosu [...]

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    Appeal court upholds Ihedioha’s election

Appeal court upholds Ihedioha’s election

The court of appeal in Abuja on Tuesday dismissed several appeals challenging the victory of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state, in the March 9 election. The first appeal was filed by Uche Nwosu, governorship candidate of Action Alliance (AA); Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and Ifeanyi Ararume of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). They asked the appellate court [...]

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    ‘He was kidnapped outside a bank’ — wife of Action Alliance chairman speaks

‘He was kidnapped outside a bank’ — wife of Action Alliance chairman speaks

Some gunmen kidnapped Kenneth Udeze, national chairman of the Action Alliance (AA), in Abuja, on Friday. Genevieve Udeze, his wife, told TheCable that the armed men, believed to be security agents, accosted her husband outside a Zenith Bank branch in Dutse Alhaji, Kubwa area of the federal capital territory. She said they showed him an arrest warrant before taking him away in a [...]

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    Okorocha’s son-in-law: Nigeria doesn’t need a revolution

Okorocha’s son-in-law: Nigeria doesn’t need a revolution

Uche Nwosu, son-in-law to Rochas Okorocha, former governor of Imo state, says Nigeria does not need a revolution. Nwosu said this in reaction to the #RevolutionNow protest that took place in some parts of the country on Monday. Speaking with journalists on Friday, the Action Alliance (AA) candidate in the last Imo governorship election, said instead of protesting, citizens should support the [...]

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    EU Observers: Soldiers stopped us from monitoring Rivers elections

EU Observers: Soldiers stopped us from monitoring Rivers elections

The European Union Observation Mission to Nigeria (EOM) says Nigerian soldiers barred them from monitoring elections in Rivers state. The observers made the allegation in their preliminary report released in Abuja on Monday. While addressing journalists, Maria Arena, the chief observer, said they came to Nigeria on the invitation of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor the elections and make recommendations. She [...]

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    Imo REC: Politicians are the greatest threat to democracy

Imo REC: Politicians are the greatest threat to democracy

Francis Ezeonu, resident electoral officer (REC) of Imo state, has described politicians as the greatest threat to democracy. Speaking during the collation of the governorship election, Ezeonu said there were several hiccups which resulted in "unnecessary delay" of final result. “Politicians are the greatest threat to democracy," he said narrating how some supervising presiding officers (SPOs) from the Federal University of Technology [...]

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    Imo APC faction suspends Okorocha

Imo APC faction suspends Okorocha

A faction of the Imo All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Rochas Okorocha from the party over alleged anti-party activities. Marcellinus Nlemigbo, caretaker committee chairman of the Imo APC faction, said the state governor had vowed to undermine the party and its electoral interest. The Matthew Omegara-led disciplinary committee set up to look into allegations of anti-party activities against Okorocha by one [...]

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    Candidates of Amosun, Okorocha are fake, says Oshiomhole

Candidates of Amosun, Okorocha are fake, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says candidates of other parties who placing President Muhammadu Buhari's pictures beside theirs are fake. Adekunle Akinlade, preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, and Uche Nwosu, the choice of Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, are campaigning with Buhari's picture despite pulling out of the APC after losing [...]

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    Okorocha says Imo APC crisis is irreconcilable

Okorocha says Imo APC crisis is irreconcilable

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says the crisis rocking the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is beyond repair. The governor said this while receiving the party reconciliation committee led by Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, and Godswill Akpabio, senator representing Akwa Ibom north-west, at the Imo International Convention Centre (IICC), Owerri, the state capital. The governor said [...]

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Uzodinma, Imo APC guber candidate, arrested in Abuja

Hope Uzodinma, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state, has been arrested. He was arrested him at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja on Sunday. Okoi Obono-Obla, chairman of the special presidential investigation panel for recovery of public property panel, confirmed this to The Cable on Monday. He said Uzodinma was arrested over a breach of contract. Obono-Obla said a [...]

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    Gulak: I was offered $2 million to manipulate Imo guber primary

Gulak: I was offered $2 million to manipulate Imo guber primary

Ahmed Gulak says he was offered bribe to manipulate the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Imo. The APC chieftain was the chairman of the panel that oversaw the exercise. Gulak, a former adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says an unnamed person offered him $2 million and a private jet flight to Imo state before the primary began. In an interview with Vanguard, [...]

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    Okorocha’s in-law: Oshiomhole frustrating my ambition yet he made his son a lawmaker in Edo

Okorocha’s in-law: Oshiomhole frustrating my ambition yet he made his son a lawmaker in Edo

Uche Nwosu, son-in-law of Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has accused Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), of opposing his governorship ambition. He said this while reacting  to the decision of the national working committee (NWC) of the ruling party to recognise Hope Uzodinma as the governorship candidate in the state. Nwosu alleged that Oshiomhole was opposed [...]

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    Oshiomhole: Why we rejected Okorocha’s in-law as our guber candidate in Imo

Oshiomhole: Why we rejected Okorocha’s in-law as our guber candidate in Imo

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says the party has submitted the name of Hope Uzondima, senator representing Imo west, to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as its governorship candidate in Imo. Speaking with reporters at the headquarters of the party in Abuja, Oshiomhole said he would always uphold the truth in the interest of the party [...]

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