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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Results of APC Presidential Primaries excite Presidency

The Presidency said the outcome of the All Progressives Congress, APC, `American-style’ Direct Presidential Primaries held on Friday is a clear indication that President Muhammadu will emerge victorious in 2019 Presidential election.  The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stated this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. The Presidential Aide emphasised that the Presidential Primaries, ...

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APC inaugurates Governorship Primary Election and Presidential National Convention Committees, shifts Imo, Lagos Primaries

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has postponed its Governorship Primary elections for Imo and Lagos states to Monday, October 1. Adams Oshiomhole, the party’s National Chairman announced this on Saturday in Abuja,while inaugurating the party’s Governorship Primary Election Committee and the Presidential National Convention Committee. Oshiomhole, who attributed logistics for postponing the Primary election in the two states, said it ...

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Governorship Primary: Lagos lawmakers dump Ambode for Sanwo-Olu

Members of Lagos State House of Assembly have adopted Babajide Sanwo-Olu to be chosen as the Candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC in the party’s Governorship Primary election now to take place on Monday. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who is seeking a second term in Office, has been at loggerheads with party stakeholders in the state. Adefunmilayo Tejuosho, the Chairman, House ...

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Osinbajo, Tinubu okay Sanwo-Olu for Lagos governorship as APC shifts Primaries again

The Governor’s Advisory Council(GAC) of the Lagos chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has endorsed Babajide Sanwo-Olu to pick the party’s governorship ticket for the 2019 election in the state. Anthony Adefuye, a member the Council, announced the endorsement to party members on Saturday, at a stakeholders’ meeting at the ACME Road State Secretariat of the party. He said ...

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Hamzat drops out of Lagos governorship race, steps down for Sanwo-Olu

Obafemi Hamzat, one of the major contenders for the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship ticket in Lagos, on Saturday, stepped down for Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Hamzat’s withdrawal leaves Sanwo-Olu and the incumbent governor, Akinwumi Ambode as the only contenders for the party’s ticket in its Primaries scheduled for September 30. Hamzat, also a Governorship Aspirant of the APC in 2015, was ...

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We did not pay a dime for Omisore’s support in Osun, Alhassan, Shittu not fit and proper to be APC flag-bearers, says Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, has debunked insinuations that a deal involving money and political concessions were made with Iyiola Omisore of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, to support the party. Oshiomhole, while addressing journalists on Friday in Abuja, said the people of Osun made their free choice by voting the APC candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, ...

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Lagos APC distributes ID cards to members ahead of Primaries

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Friday started the distribution of identification cards to members ahead of Primaries in the state. The State Chairman of the party, Tunde Balogun, led other Executive members to distribute the cards at the ACME Road Secretariat of the party in Ikeja. The cards were distributed to members through selected ...

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Osun Governorship Poll: I will use both physical and legal means to upturn results in my favour, Adeleke vows

Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Candidate in the just concluded Osun governorship election has vowed to use both physical and legal means to upturn the results in his favour. Adeleke, who made this vow during his first news briefing after the election on Friday in Ede, Osun, lauded Nigerians and members of the media for their enthusiasm in support ...

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Abe: I will boycott APC Governorship Primaries if…

Magnus Abe, an All Progressives Congress, APC, Governorship Aspirant in Rivers, has threatened to boycott the forthcoming Governorship Primaries if his party fails to adopt the Direct Primary system in the state. Abe gave the threat when his faction of the APC held a rally in Wiyakara, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers on Thursday. He said that he would ...

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APC shifts date of Governorship Primaries from September 29 to 30

The All Progressives Congress, APC National Working Committee(NWC) has rescheduled its Governorship Primaries earlier fixed for September 29, across states of the Federation to September 30. This, is according to a statement issued by Yekini Nabena, the APC National Publicity Secretary on Thursday in Abuja. He added that subsequent elections, however, remained unchanged, adding that while the Senate Primary election ...

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