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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Ex-Katsina State Governor denies report of defection to APC

A former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema has denied the speculation making the rounds that he is planning to defect to the All Progressives Party (APC). The former Governor of President Buhari made this known to newsmen shortly after the inauguration of the state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caucus and Elders Committees in Katsina. What fuelled the rumour ...

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Lagos by-elections: INEC raises concern over likely voter apathy

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State appealed electorate to shun apathy and come out to vote enmasse in the the upcoming bye-elections on Saturday. Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos State, Sam Olumekun made this appeal during an interview with NAN in Lagos. Acccording to him, voter apathy during mid-session is a source of concern to the commission ...

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Bayelsa bye-election: Why APC will win two Senatorial seats- Sylva

The Minister of State for Petroleum Timpre Sylva has said that the All Progressives Congress, (APC) would win the bye-election for Bayelsa West and Central seats in the state. Recall that INEC had to reschedule all by-elections from  the initial date of October 31 following the #endSARS protests that rockers some parts of Nigeria. The Minister expressed the optimism  at ...

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APC to hold emergency NEC meeting next week Tuesday

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has called for an emergency meeting of the highest body of the party; National Executive Committee (NEC) on December 8 The meeting focuses on evaluating the performance of its Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee and also look deliberate on  extending its six-month assignment. The intimation was made by APC’s spokesman, in a statement. Nabena ...

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Ndume to Jonathan: I am sorry for criticising your govt

Senator Ali Ndume has openly apologised to former President Goodluck Jonathan for criticising his adminisration strongly. Acccording to him, “Nigerians don’t value what they have until they lose it.” Thee federal lawmaker make this remark during the launch of a book written by Dr. Susana Adams. “I want to appreciate Mr. President (Jonathan). As they say, you never know what ...

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US 2020: Trump blasts judges for dismissing his suit

A day after Pennsylvania’s highest court had thrown out a lower court’s order preventing the state from certifying results from the 3 November US elections, Donald Trump blasted the judges’ decision. Acccording to TheGuardian uk, Saturday’s case – which had attempted to throw out 2.5m mail in votes in the crucial state – was the latest of dozens of failed lawsuits ...

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2023: I did not join APC to negotiate Presidency- Umahi

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has denied the widespread rumour that he pitched tent with APC to contest for presidency in 2023. Umahi said this while speaking with stakeholders in a  political meeting on Sunday. While justifying his defection he said he did not negotiate to contest the position under the APC. “My next line of action after my governorship ...

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APC planning to dump Buhari over bad governance, PDP alleges

As The 2023 general is gaining momentum as regards zoning as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is plotting to disown President Muhammadu Buhari. The major opposition made this disclosure through a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Saturday. Buttressing his point, Ologbodiyan said that APC had kicked off ...

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Zoning: Panic in PDP as some APC Governors threaten to defect

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has come under increasing pressure to declare its position on which of the zones will produce the party’s presidential flag bearer in the 2023 election. The situation is not helped by threats by more governors elected on the platform of the party to switch camps if the party leadership fails ...

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Umahi’s Defection: I am having bad experience with PDP Governors- Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has commended his Ebonyi counterpart, Gov. Dave Umahi, for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The commendation was contained in a press release signed by Zailani Bappa, the Special Adviser to Gov. Matawalle on Media, and made available to journalists on Friday in Gusau. Matawalle, who also belongs ...

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