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APC firmly on ground in Kano- Reps member

A member-elect of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ado Doguwa says the All Progressives Congress (APC) is in absolute control and has a firm grip of Kano State. Doguwa made this known in an interview with journalists in Abuja, after presenting his certificate of return to the Clerk of the National Assembly, following his victory in jan. 25, Kano rerun ...

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Imo Speaker, seven others dump PDP for APC

The speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Collins Chiji has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress. He was joined by the majority of the House, Chigozie Nwaneri and six other lawmakers, who equally joined the ruling APC from the PDP. Their defection brings the number of the APC lawmakers to 18 out of ...

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Imo: PDP breaks silence on defection of its Chairman to APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has has broken silence on the resignation of its Imo chairman, Chief Charles Ezekwem from the party. Recall that the Imo State chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Charles Ezekwem on Monday, announced his resignation from the party. Ezekwem had said he resigned due to prevailing circumstances facing his party, and after due consultations ...

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Some parts of APC manifesto were written at Pat Utomi’s residence, Osinbajo reveals

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that some parts of the manifesto of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was written at the residence of Pat Utomi, a professor, in 2014. According to Laolu Akande, senior special assistant to the vice-president on media and publicity, Osinbajo said this at the 5th edition of the Airtel Touching Lives in Lagos. The vice-president ...

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2023 Race: Join major parties if you want to produce President, Ngige tells Igbos

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has appealed to people of the Southeast to join the two main political parties, All Progressives Congress, APC, or Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, if they must produce Nigeria’s next president in 2023. Ngige made the remark while urging Southeast politicians to re-strategise and make adequate preparations on how to win the 2023 presidential ...

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Imo: PDP sets to return to Supreme Court for review of verdict

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has lamented that the country was tilting towards a full blown dictatorship under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Secondus said the PDP, after extensive consultations with legal experts, had decided to fully back Emeka Ihedioha, the sacked governor of Imo State, as he returns to the Supreme Court ...

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Imo PDP Chairman dumps party for APC

The Imo State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Charles Ezekwem, has joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He also resigned his position as chairman of the PDP, The Nation reports. In his resignation letter dated January 25, 2019, Ezekwem said his decision to abandon PDP was based on the approval of his supporters and the prevailing circumstances ...

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Akwa-Ibom Rerun: Akpabio secures over 50,000 votes despite withdrawal

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s candidate has been declared winner in the rerun election for Akwa Ibom north-west senatorial district. The PDP’s Chris Ekpenyong defeated Godswill Akpabio, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and minister of Niger Delta affairs, in the rerun which was held in Essien Udim local government area on Saturday. In the final results announced by ...

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State of the Nation: Buhari speaks on Osinbajo, cabal, Punch

President Muhammadu Buhari has debunked report making the rounds that his government is being run by a cabal. He said being the person elected by Nigerians, he exercises his powers as the President. The President described his relationship with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as “perfect”. Buhari also said the nation’s debt is not beyond its capacity to handle. The President ...

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Insecurity: Compel Buhari to change security chiefs, PDP tells NASS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appealed to the National Assembly to upon resumption on Tuesday urgently use its legislative instruments to intervene in the deteriorating security situation in the country. The party made the call in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Sunday in Abuja. The party also urged the National Assembly to ...

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