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Monthly Archives: November 2017

Governors who endorsed Buhari for a second term did so for selfish interest – Sani

Shehu Sani, a Senator representing Kaduna Central District in the Red Chamber, has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) to be wary of imposition which he said may result in implosion. Sani also said that the APC governors who recently endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term did so because of their selfish interest. Speaking in Osogbo, Osun State ...

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Adamawa governor rules out plan of dumping APC, says ‘i am not going Atiku’s way’

Adamawa Governor, Jibrilla Bindow has said he has no plans to follow former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar out of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). According to Bindow, his relationship with Atiku would remain cordial and mutually beneficial for the foreseeable future. Adamawa State Commissioner for Information, Ahmed Sajoh, disclosed this to reporters on Saturday. “The governor was elected under ...

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I’m on a mission in APC – Obanikoro

Former Minister of state for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro has said he was happy to return to the ruling All Progressives Congress ( APC) after his long sojourn in the Peoples Democratic Part (PDP). Obanikoro stated this when he officially defected to the party at an event in Lagos Island which was attended by some bigwigs of the party. He said ...

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Obanikoro officially joins APC

Former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro,has finally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Obanikoro’s defection at his Lagos Island constituency ended months of speculations about the status of his political allegiance. There were earlier reports that he had settled his differences with one of the National Leaders of APC, Bola Tinubu , ...

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Atiku has no chance against Buhari in 2019 – Presidency

The Presidency has said the resignation of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar as a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not affect President Muhammadu Buhari’s chances in the 2019 Presidential election. The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, who said this, noted that the Presidency was not entertaining any fear over the development. “There ...

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PDP lost election in 2015 due to insurgency in the North East – Dokpesi

Chairmanship aspirant of  the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Raymond Dokpesi, on Saturday, promised to build a people-oriented party if elected Chairman. Dokpesi made the declaration at a meeting with Borno members of the party and other stakeholders in Maiduguri. He said he would adopt practical measures to encourage growth of democratic culture to stimulate internal democracy in the party. The ...

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Restructuring Nigeria is inevitable – Ekweremadu

Senate Deputy President, Ike Ekweremadu, says restructuring Nigeria is inevitable for all-inclusive advantages it will confer on federating units and enhancement of national unity. Ekweremadu, who stated this at a two-day retreat by Southern Senators Forum in Calabar on Friday dismissed the fear in certain quarters that restructuring would cause the break-up of the country. He explained that restructuring was ...

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Appointment of new SGF addresses acrimony in government – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said the appointment of new Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) had helped to address acrimony in government. The party made this known in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abudullahi, in Abuja. “Indeed, President Muhammadu Buhari has chosen a right man for the job; the era of acrimony that has slowed ...

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The National Assembly could make or mar Nigeria – Ayade

Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade, has charged the National Assembly to live up to its responsibility. The governor made the call at the opening of Southern Senators Forum on Friday in Calabar, with “National Unity and Restructuring’’ as theme. He said the National Assembly could make or mar Nigeria and Africa in the legislation it made to guide the nation. ...

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PDP uncovers plans by enemies within to hold parallel National Convention

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it had uncovered plans by some elements within the party to hold a parallel National Convention on December 9. The National Publicity Secretary of the committee, Dayo Adeyeye, made this known at a news conference at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja on Friday. Adeyeye alleged the move was ...

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