Politics

Mass defection: What Lai Mohammed told Kwara APC about loyalty to Buhari

2019 election: Don’t return to Egypt – FG tells Nigerians

August 22, 2018

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has urged Nigerians to resist the temptation of voting for those who will return the country to throes of massive looting. Mohammed made the appeal on Tuesday in a Sallah message delivered at a media briefing at his home town, Oro, near Ilorin in Kwara. He […]

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2019: Dankwanbo’s presidential campaign team speaks on Igbo presidency

2019: Stop engaging in blackmail -Dankwambo warns aspirants

August 22, 2018

Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has urged those seeking political offices in 2019 to stop politics of blackmail and violence in order to ensure the sustainability of peace and unity in the country. Dankwambo gave the advice during Sallah lunch held at the state banquet hall, shortly after the Eid-el kabir prayers on […]

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You vote a president because he can ‘work’ not because he can ‘walk’ – Omokri blasts Buhari

You vote a president because he can ‘work’ not because he can ‘walk’ – Omokri blasts Buhari

August 21, 2018

Former presidential aide, Mr Reno Omokri has faulted claims by president Muhammadu Buhari’s senior special assistant that the President is fit to contest for second term because he walked 800m. The former presidential aide said it was wrong for Mr Garba Shehu to try to sell Buhari on the account that he can ‘walk’ not […]

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Oshiomhole intimidating Saraki, NASS leaders – Onuesoke

Oshiomhole intimidating Saraki, NASS leaders – Onuesoke

August 21, 2018

Former Delta State governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has called on the Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, to stop intimidating Senate President, Bukola Saraki and leaders of the National Assembly. Onuesoke, who spoke to newsmen at the end of the national […]

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2019: Why I will never support Atiku’s presidential ambition – Obasanjo

2019: Obasanjo outlines major issues with APC, PDP, says he’s not member of ADC

August 21, 2018

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that he is not a member of the African Democratic Congress, ADC. He said while urging the party leadership to avoid the same political mistakes that had affected the smooth running of major political parties in Nigeria. Obasanjo outlined the problems with the two major political parties as image, […]

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Democracy Day: Don’t address Nigerians – PDP warns Buhari, APC

2019 INEC budget: BMO speaks on Buhari being ‘voodoo, magic’ leader

August 21, 2018

The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, on Tuesday declared that President Muhammadu Buhari will always work with facts and verified figures as he does not believe in voodoo arrangements or magic. BMO said this in response to Senate President Bukola Saraki’s statement that the Buhari’s administration should have submitted the budget of the Independent National Electoral […]

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APC, PDP, others right now have image, discipline, commitment deficit – Obasanjo

APC, PDP, others right now have image, discipline, commitment deficit – Obasanjo

August 21, 2018

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the African Democratic Congress, ADC, to avoid the same political mistakes that have affected the smooth running of major political parties in Nigeria, saying, that the major parties have image, discipline commitment and leadership deficit. Continue reading APC, PDP, others right now have image, discipline, commitment deficit – Obasanjo […]

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BREAKING: Gov. Ortom dumps APC

2019: Akume’s kinsmen drum support for Ortom

August 21, 2018

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, kinsmen of Senator George Akume from Jemgbagh, comprising Gboko, Buruku and Tarka have pledged their unalloyed support to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. Speaking at the Benue Peoples House Makurdi during a courtesy call on the Governor by Jemgagh Elders’ Forum of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. […]

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Kaduna LG election: We have evidences of your involvement – PDP tells Army

Nigerian govt using military to win elections – PDP

August 21, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried what it described as the “unrelenting” use of security forces, including special police and military units by the All Progressives Congress (APC) for elections in the country. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Monday, the party alleged that the use of security forces […]

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2019: How Buhari is plotting to frustrate elections – PDP

2019: PDP speaks on being in ‘dilemma’ over picking Presidential candidate

August 21, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has maintained that it’s not in dilemma over picking a Presidential candidate, ahead of 2019 election. Spokesperson of the party, Kola Ologbondiyan said contrary to insinuation, PDP was happy with the development rather than been confused. Speaking with Daily Independent, Ologbondiyan said the opposition party was willing to welcome more […]

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2019: APC endorses Mannaseh, passes vote of no confidence on Speaker Dogara

Bauchi LG chairman advises residents on what to do to Dogara, other Abuja politicians

August 21, 2018

Bogoro council Chairman in Bauchi state, Mr Elisha Tula Gwamis has warned his kinsmen not to allow themselves to be deceived by Abuja politicians in their move against the All Progressive Congress in the state ahead of 2019 election. Gwamis cautioned perceived political enemies of president Muhammadu Buhari and that of governor Abubakar to desist […]

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2019: Why Nigeria can’t survive under Atiku Abubakar – Doyin Okupe

2019: Why Nigeria can’t survive under Atiku Abubakar – Doyin Okupe

August 21, 2018

Doyin Okupe, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has warned Nigerians against voting for former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. Okupe warned that if the Waziri of Adamawa rules Nigeria for a day, the country will take 10 years to recover from the effect. In a tweet, on Monday, the former Presidential aide said Nigeria will […]

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We will remain with Tambuwal wherever he goes – Sacked aides

We will remain with Tambuwal wherever he goes – Sacked aides

August 21, 2018

No fewer than 400 former aides and political appointees of the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal on Monday expressed their full support for the Governor, following his defection to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The aides who were relieved of their appointments by the Sokoto State government gave their support during a solidarity visit to […]

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Tambuwal, Saraki angry over Tinubu’s undiluted truth – Lauretta Onochie

Tambuwal, Saraki angry over Tinubu’s undiluted truth – Lauretta Onochie

August 21, 2018

Lauretta Onochie, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide on Social Media has said that the Sokoto State governor Aminu Tambuwal and President of the Senate, Dr. Saraki are having fits over the undiluted truth spoken by the All Progressives Congress, APC, fearless national leader, Asiwaju, Chief Bola Tinubu. Continue reading Tambuwal, Saraki angry over Tinubu’s undiluted truth […]

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Benue 2019: Ortom breaks silence on hiring, training thugs

Benue 2019: Ortom breaks silence on hiring, training thugs

August 21, 2018

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has laughed off the claims in the camp of the opposition party that he now trains thugs ahead of the 2019 governorship election. “There is the need to reiterate what has been stated several times that Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, neither possesses nor patronizes thugs,” he said in a […]

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Kwankwaso absent as Kano APC endorses Buhari, Ganduje for second term

Kwankwaso suggests zone that should produce PDP presidential candidate

August 21, 2018

A former Governor of Kano State, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwakwaso, has advised the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to pick its presidential candidate from the North West. The aspirant said this would help the party win in 2019 as the region has the highest voter population. Kwankwaso spoke in Benin on Monday while addressing PDP delegates […]

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2019 Presidency: APC lists corruption allegations against Saraki

2019 Presidency: APC lists corruption allegations against Saraki

August 21, 2018

ABUJA— All Progressives Congress, APC, said, yesterday, that Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, would not pass integrity test to contest the 2019 presidential election because of the litany of corruption allegations against him. Continue reading 2019 Presidency: APC lists corruption allegations against Saraki at Vanguard News. Author: Tony Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/2019-presidency-apc-lists-corruption-allegations-against-saraki/

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APC congress: Ngige finally speaks on why he was attacked in Anambra

2019: Why I’m under intense pressure to vie for Senate – Ngige

August 21, 2018

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Monday, disclosed that he was considering contesting for the Anambra Central senatorial seat in the 2019 general elections. The minister stated this at a press briefing in Obosi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, saying he was under pressure from people of the […]

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Kogi East battle: Alfa accuses Saraki of double standards

Saraki fires back at Tinubu, reveals how APC leader complained about Buhari’s govt

August 21, 2018

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday alleged that there was a “government-within-a-government” in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. He made the claim in response to reasons given by the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Leader, Bola Tinubu on why he defected from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP. Saraki recounted how he tried […]

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Why I decided to remain in APC – Governor Bindow

Why I decided to remain in APC – Governor Bindow

August 21, 2018

Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa State on Monday revealed why he would remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC). Bindow spoke at an extraordinary State Executive Council (SEC) meeting held in Yola. He said that his support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari would make him not to leave APC to another party. […]

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2019: APC woos Akpabio, vows to take over Akwa Ibom

Why I regret imposing Gov. Emmanuel on Akwa Ibom people – Akpabio

August 21, 2018

Godswill Akpabio, former Senate Minority Leader, has apologized for “imposing” Governor Udom Emmanuel on the people of Akwa Ibom State. He said this while addressing a crowd at Ikot Ekpene Plaza, over the weekend. The former governor described Emmanuel as the greatest mistake he made in a hurry. According to Akpabio, Emmanuel “is a mistake […]

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Wike accuses APC of plotting “coup” in Rivers

2019 presidency: Wike attacks Tinubu over comment on Tambuwal’s defection

August 20, 2018

The Rivers State Government has berated a national Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu for allegedly accusing the state Governor, Nyesom Wike of luring his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal into defecting to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The state government described Tinubu’s comment that Wike lured Tambuwal with the promise of […]

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Donald J. Trump for President Rally in Miami

Rudy Giuliani lectured ‘Meet the Press’ about how ‘truth isn’t truth’

August 20, 2018

I can’t remember who made this point – Nicolle Wallace, maybe? – but someone spoke the truth about Rudy Giuliani, and it made everything clear to me. Paraphrasing, the point was this: Giuliani is not actually providing legal counsel to Donald Trump and Giuliani’s behavior is not one of a lawyer defending his client publicly. […]

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Saraki’s aide Onaiwu reports Oshiomhole, Omo-Agege to Edo, Delta leaders

Saraki’s aide Onaiwu reports Oshiomhole, Omo-Agege to Edo, Delta leaders

August 20, 2018

Earl Osaro Onaiwu, Special Liaison on State Matters to the Senate President Bukola Saraki, has condemned attacks on the former Kwara governor by the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole and Senator Ovie Omo- Agege. He appealed to Edo and Delta religious and traditional leaders to urgently call their sons to […]

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Tension as court reinstates sacked APC chairman ahead of congress

APC makes revelations on suspended Rivers election, indicts Wike, PDP

August 20, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers on Monday narrated events of the suspended PHALGA Constituency 3 bye-election held on August 18, 2018. The party’s spokesman, Chris Finebone, in a statement on behalf of Hon. Ojukaye Flag-Amachree, APC State Chairman, insisted that Governor Nyesom Wike and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were culpable in the […]

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APC crisis: Saraki speaks on attending nPDP meeting

Why Tinubu was wrong about me, my defection – Saraki

August 20, 2018

The Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that he has always restrained from joining issues in the media with the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, despite his wrong impression of him. The Senate President said his decision was based on his respect for the former Lagos State […]

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Political drama in Benue as Sen. Akume’s kinsmen pledge loyalty to Gov. Ortom

Political drama in Benue as Sen. Akume’s kinsmen pledge loyalty to Gov. Ortom

August 20, 2018

The political battle for the soul of Benue between the Senator George Akume led All Progressives Congress, APC, and Governor Samuel Ortom of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken a dramatic turn as the kinsmen of the embattled Senator of Jemgbagh extraction comprising Gboko, Buruku and Tarka today pledged their unalloyed support for the Governor […]

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Ekiti election: Secondus tells PDP members, residents what to do when harassed

Sallah: Pray to God to rescue Nigeria from Buhari, APC – PDP chairman, Secondus

August 20, 2018

Prince Uche Secondus, the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday appealed to Muslims to use the Sallah period to pray that “Almighty God send a rescuer to save Nigeria from her current precarious situation.” Secondus, who made the appeal in a message marking the Eid-el-Kabir, noted that the suffering of Nigerians […]

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NASS siege: Oshiomhole now a gangster, nuisance in Nigeria – Ihedioha

Some APC Senators are against Oshiomhole’s move to impeach Saraki – Reps

August 20, 2018

Some members of the House of Representatives have stated that some of their colleagues on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, were against the move by their National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole to effect an impeachment of the Senate President, Bukola Saraki. They made this disclosure while urging Buhari to order the arrest of […]

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Michael Shannon: Trump is not ‘capable of deep reflection… f–k that guy’

August 20, 2018

Michael Shannon has become one of my favorite people in the world. In the wake of 11/9/16, other famous people – like Leo DiCaprio, #NeverForget – were meeting with Donald Trump at Trump Tower. They were validating him and making him feel special even though most of us already knew that this was going to […]

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Wike a promise keeper, I’m tempted to commend him so highly – Gov. Tambuwal

Tambuwal blasts Tinubu, reveals what APC national leader did when he was denied Buhari’s vice presidency in 2015

August 20, 2018

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has said that he has what it takes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in any political platform. The Governor said that if he wanted to remain in the APC and battle the party’s ticket with Buhari, he would have done so and win the presidency. The Governor made […]

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2019: Why PDP will get overwhelming votes in Rivers – Akpabio

2019: APC will takeover Akwa Ibom like when Hitler invaded Poland – Akpabio

August 20, 2018

Godswill AKpabio, a former Senate Minority Leader, has said the All Progressives Congress, APC, will take over Akwa Ibom State in 2019 just like the late German dictator, Adolf Hitler took over Poland. He said just like Hitler invaded Poland in 1940, same way APC will overrun the state. He said this over the weekend […]

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2019: Obasanjo will fail to push Buhari out if he opposes PDP, others – Makarfi

Rivers bye-election: Top government official responsible for violence – Makarfi

August 20, 2018

Former Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi has condemned the disruption of Saturday’s bye-election in Rivers State for Port Harcourt Constituency III State Assembly seat. INEC had on Saturday suspended the election, citing “widespread violence”. Reacting, Makarfi disclosed that a top government official was responsible […]

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Tension as court reinstates sacked APC chairman ahead of congress

Why we visited APC national women leader – Enugu Chairman, Nwoye

August 20, 2018

The Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said the visit to the national women leader of the party, Hajia Salamatu Baiwa Umar-Eluma was to commiserate with her over the demise of her mother, Hajia Zainab Abdulahi. Late Hajia Abdulahi, who passed on last Wednesday, August 15, in a private hospital in […]

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2019: You don’t have what it takes to beat Buhari, rule Nigeria – Gov. Ganduje fires back at Kwankwaso

Buhari: Ganduje spits fire, dares Kwankwaso over presidential ambition

August 20, 2018

Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje has challenged his predecessor, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso to launch his presidential campaign in Kano. Ganduje stated this Sunday at an empowerment programme for women held at the Government House, Kano. The Governor declared that the people of the state will vote en masse for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. […]

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2019: Igbos never believed in Buhari – Okorocha

2019: Okorocha fires back at Atiku, says ‘I can defeat you even in Adamawa’

August 20, 2018

Rochas Okorocha, the Imo State Governor, on Sunday claimed that he possessed the capacity to defeat former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, in any election in Adamawa State. Abubakar, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, hails from Adamawa State. Okorocha spoke in response to declaration by the former Vice President […]

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Saraki: Senators lambast APC

Saraki: Senators lambast APC

August 20, 2018

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau and his counterpart in the Committee on Banking, Finance and other Financial Insitutions, Senator Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim have advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its leaders to desist from looking for scapegoats for the failure to fulfill their promises to the electorate by constantly blaming […]

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Ekiti election: Tinubu blasts Fayose, speaks on APC, Fayemi’s chances

Tinubu breaks silence on defections, lists reasons Saraki, Tambuwal dumped APC for PDP

August 20, 2018

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday revealed why the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, defected from the party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Tinubu said Saraki, Tambuwal and other defectors left the ruling party because APC could not offer them what […]

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What Plateau needs – Ladan

What Plateau needs – Ladan

August 20, 2018

Thirty-eight years Alex  Ladan has prescribed a comprehensive ideological turn around as antidote to the troubles on the Plateau, lamenting that the broom revolution of the current All Progressives Congress, APC, has failed. Continue reading What Plateau needs – Ladan at Vanguard News. Author: adekunle Source : https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/08/what-plateau-needs-ladan/

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2019: How Buhari is plotting to frustrate elections – PDP

Jail Oshiomhole, sacked DSS DG, Duara, APC chieftains before other looters – PDP replies Buhari

August 19, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration to jail treasury looters, but challenged him to start from the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole. PDP said in line with his declaration, Buhari should also prosecute the sacked Director-General of the Department of State Services, DSS, Lawal Daura, […]

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Fayose reacts to APC’s inconclusive primaries in Ekiti

Fayose blows hot over suspended Rivers election

August 19, 2018

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described Saturday’s by-election in Rivers State for Port Harcourt Constituency III State Assembly seat as “another sad reality that votes of Nigerians will not be allowed to count at the 2019 election as the elections will be held at gun-point to achieve predetermined results”. INEC has suspended the […]

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Kaduna LG election: We have evidences of your involvement – PDP tells Army

PDP wins Taraba Assembly by-election

August 19, 2018

Garba Ajiya, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won the Takum 1 state constituency by-election into the Taraba House of Assembly. NAN reports the election was held on Saturday to fill the vacant seat of the late Hosea Ibi, member of the Assembly, who was kidnapped on December 31, 2017 and murdered […]

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PDP welcomes Buhari’s declaration to  jail looters

PDP welcomes Buhari’s declaration to jail looters

August 19, 2018

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari’s renewed declaration to jail treasury looters, urging him to show exemplary leadership by by starting with immediate investigation and prosecution of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, sacked Director General of the Department of State Security (DSS), Lawal Daura and a […]

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What Secondus, Atiku, other PDP leaders told Tambuwal

BREAKING: 252 aides dump Tambuwal

August 19, 2018

Two hundred and fifty-two Special Advisers and Special Assistants appointed under Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s administration in Sokoto State on Sunday reportedly resigned from their positions. The concerned aides said their resignation was informed by the recent decision of the Sokoto State Governor to dump the All Progressives Congress, the party which they are bona […]

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Ex-APC deputy spokesperson reveals how Buhari plans to deal with Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, others

Ex-APC deputy spokesperson reveals how Buhari plans to deal with Obasanjo, Atiku, Saraki, others

August 19, 2018

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was planning to arrest former President Olusegun Obasanjo, ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and others. He made the allegation while cautioning Buhari over a reported statement credited to the President that […]

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APC, PDP trade words over zonal rally in Osogbo

How PDP caused Rivers election violence – APC alleges

August 19, 2018

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said violence recorded during Saturday’s poll in Rivers was planned by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Yekini Nabena, APC National Publicity Secretary, in a statement on Sunday, said the opposition should be held responsible for the snatching of electoral materials during the by-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3 in […]

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Defection: Why I rejected Saraki and his father – Ex-PDP Chairman, Suleiman

Defection: Why I rejected Saraki and his father – Ex-PDP Chairman, Suleiman

August 19, 2018

The founding chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Kwara State, Pa Kunle Suleiman, has revealed that he once told Olusola Saraki, father of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki that they will never be in the same political party. The politician, who left the party recently following the defection of Saraki to the […]

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Why did Buhari return? Osinbajo has achieved more in 10 days than Buhari in 3years

Why did Buhari return? Osinbajo has achieved more in 10 days than Buhari in 3years

August 19, 2018

Reno Omokri, official ‘ruffler of President Muhammadu Buhari’s feather’ as he calls himself has again fired shots at the presisent. Omokri, who was an aide to former president Goodluck Jonathan has hailed vice president Yemi Osinbajo, for feats attained during his days as acting president. According to Omokri,  Osinbajo has achieved more than president Buhari […]

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APC reveals where it has placed Governor Okorocha

2019: APC rejects Okorocha, reveals who’ll choose next Imo governor

August 19, 2018

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Imo State, Daniel Nwafor, has said the State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, lacks the power to determine the governorship candidate of the party for the 2019 general elections. The Chairman said this yesterday after presenting the keys to the 27 Sienna vehicles bought for the chairmen of the […]

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Attack on Fayose: ‘We are back to military rule’ – ADP National Secretary

13 APC leaders, senatorial aspirant dump party for ADP

August 19, 2018

Thirteen leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State and a senatorial aspirant, Prince Dotun Babayemi on Saturday dumped the ruling party for the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Gbongan community of Ayedaade Local Government Area of the state. The defectors include an aspirant for Osun West Senatorial District, Prince Dotun Babayemi, alongside […]

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