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Monthly Archives: July 2018

I’m not bothered about defections in APC, Nigerians have confidence in me – Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, the President  of Nigeria said  that he was not bothered about the defections in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Defection from APC is as a result of their failure – Wike

Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, has blamed the mass defection that hit the All Progressives Congress (APC ) recently on the alleged failure of the ruling party and the Federal Government.

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Oshiomhole lacks the moral right to accuse others of corruption – Benue Government

The Benue State Government has said that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, lacks the moral right to accuse other leaders of corruption. The state government said this on Saturday in reaction to comments Oshiomhole reportedly made after Governor Samuel Ortom defected from the APC to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “Oshiomole does not possess ...

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Political campaigns: Be mindful of electoral law, presidency urges APC supporters

The Presidency has appealed to supporters of All Progressives Congress (APC) to mindful of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s timetable for political campaigns to avoid possible violation of electoral law. MFemi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, made the appeal in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. He said the call had become necessary in ...

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Am relieved that Ortom left APC for PDP – Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the party was relieved that Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). “I am relieved as national chairman, and I believe that the leadership of the party in Benue is also relieved that Ortom has left the party and returned to the ...

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Ambode urges religious groups to champion peace ahead of 2019 general elections

Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday appealed to religious bodies to help to ensure that the 2019 general elections were conducted peacefully through constant prayers for the country. Ambode, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Idiat Adebule, made the call at a Muslim Leaders Interactive Forum. The forum was organised by the Muslim Community of Lagos State (MCLS) with ...

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13 Benue LG chairmen defect from APC to PDP

Thirteen out of the 23 local government chairmen in Benue State have defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The chairmen announced their defection to the PDP at the Government House in Makurdi, the Benue State capital on Friday, two days after Governor Samuel Ortom left the APC for the PDP. Those who defected ...

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House of Reps aspirant tasks youths on nation building ahead of 2019 elections

David Adeyeye,a House of Representatives aspirant has charged youths across the country to brace up to nation building. He made the call on Saturday in Abuja while declaring his intention to contest the Abuja Municipal Area Coincil (AMAC)/Bwari Federal Constituency seat in 2019 on the platform of the Young Progressives Party (YPP). He, however, noted that the sentiment attached to ...

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Former Imo governor leaves PDP for APGA

The Former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) to contest for the governorship seat in the state in the 2019 general elections. Ohakim announced his defection while addressing a crowd of APGA supporters at the Kanu Nwankwo sports complex in Owerri the Imo State capital. ...

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Remain neutrality to all parties in Bauchi bye election, UPP tasks INEC

The United Progressives Party (UPP) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to remain neutral to all parties in the August 11, 2018 Bauchi South Senatorial bye election. ‎ Musa Mato the Bauchi state chairman of the party made the call in a statement in Bauchi on Saturday. ‎ ‎“We call on INEC to remain neutral to all political ...

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