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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Buhari condoles with Oyo govt over Ajimobi’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with government and people of Oyo State over the unfortunate death of  former governor, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi, whose contributions to the development of the state, and nation, will always be remembered. In a condolence message released by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Thursday, the President commiserated with the family of the former ...

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On the March Again: Obaseki to face Ize-Iyamu for the second time

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, has clinched the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2020 governorship election. With this new development,  he will slug it out again with Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressive Congress. He polled a total of 1,952 votes to win the party’s primary election which held in Benin on Thursday. A total of ...

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APC NEC Meeting: It was a rubber-stamped affair, debate not allowed- Source

A new page was on Thursday turned in the affairs of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The tenure of Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) was terminated two years, two days after it came into office, The Nation reports. A Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee to run the affairs of the party and plan its national convention was inaugurated. Yobe State ...

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APC Crisis: Oshiomohle’s faction kicks, threatens court action

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, led by Hilliard Eta has kicked against the decision taken by NEC by the National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting of the party today. The NWC stands on its ground that Chief Victor Giadom, a former National Secretary of the party, has no authority to convene a National Executive Committee meeting. ...

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At last, ex-gov of Oyo State Ajimobi dies at 70

The immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died at age 70 after battling coronavirus-related symptoms for a month. Ajimobi, who was governor from 2011 to 2019, was named the Acting National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress last week but never resumed. Punch reports. The former governor was hospitalised at First Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Consultants Hospital, ...

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“APC must not fall,’ Buhari warns members

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged members of All Progressives Congress (APC) not to allow the ruling party to fall. He advised members to withdraw all pending litigations against one another, and settle for internal conciliation. The president, who gave the advice at an emergency virtual meeting of the party’s National Working Committee (NEC), in Abuja on Thursday warned that the ...

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JUST IN: APC NEC ratifies Ize-Iyamu as its authentic Edo guber candidate

The National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday formally ratified Pastor Osagie Ize- Iyamu as its governorship candidate in Edo. According to the controversial NEC, the process that produced Ize-Iyamu was credible and fair. President Muhammadu Buhari also directed all party members to discontinue all ongoing litigations as they affect the party. More to come…

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Reprieve for Ize-Iyamu as court justifies waiver given to him

The All Progressives Congress(APC) did no wrong in granting its Edo Governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, waiver to contest its primary, Edo High Court has ruled. The presiding judge of Edo High Court 6, Benin, Justice Emmanuel Ahamioje, dismissed the suit for lacking merit and he described the matter as an internal affair of APC. He affirmed Ize-Iyamu as a ...

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Breaking: APC NEC dissolves Oshiomhole-led NWC, sets up caretaker committee

At last Victor Giadom-led NEC has succeeded in taming the faction of Oshiomhole-Tinubu. The NEC today dissolved the Adams Oshiomhole-led national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been Giadom, the acting national chairman of the party, announced the development at the national executive council (NEC) meeting of the party at the state house in Abuja. Mai-Mala ...

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JUST IN: Governors, Assembly leaders, others storm Giadom’s controversial NEC meeting

Top echelon in the All Progressives Congress (APC) from across the country, including Governors, National Assembly leaders on have stormed the state house Abuja to attend the controversial NEC meeting called by Victor Giadom. Also in attendance are some national and state party executive member. As at noon, the Executive Council chambers of the State House had been packed with ...

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