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NASS leadership: APC lawmakers-elect from Plateau endorse party decision

Lawmakers-elect from Plateau have resolved to support Sen Ahmed Lawan and Rep Femi Gbajabiamila as Senate President and Speaker, House of Representatives, as directed by the All Progressive Congress (APC). APC National Working Committee (NWC), have nominated the duo to lead the two chambers of the national assembly. APC chairman Adams Oshiomhole, who announced the party’s decision last month, directed ...

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NASS Leadership: APC must zone position of Speaker to northern district- Kwara elders

A group of elders in Kwara South Senatorial District, on Monday, called on the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the position of Speaker to the northern part of the state in the interest of fairness and justice. Chief James Bamisaiye Ayeni, Chairman of the group known as Elders of Kwara South, made this appeal in a ...

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Analyst to Buhari: Look beyond APC in appointing cabinet members

Mr Jude Nnadi, a political analyst has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to look beyond the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in selecting his next cabinet members in order to move the country to the next level. Nnadi disclosed this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nsukka on Monday. He said the president should look for the ...

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Lagos supplementary election: No one should shed blood for position-APC rep candidate

Mr Kolawole Taiwo, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming supplementary election in Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency, Lagos State, has urged supporters of political parties to shun violence before, during and after the polls. Taiwo, popularly called HKT, told newsmen on Saturday in Lagos that no blood should be shed for any position no matter how high in ...

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Buhari’s Re-election a testament to rejection of corruption by Nigerians- APC S/A

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa Chapter, onpphas said that the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a testament to rejection of corruption by Nigerians. Mr Sanni David, the National Publicity Secretary of the group, quoted the Chairman of the chapter, Mr Bola Babarinde, as saying this at the APC S/Africa Victory Gala Dinner held in honour of Buhari ...

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Court sacks Ebonyi Senator for decamping to APC, orders fresh poll

Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki has sacked Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District from office. The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a fresh election with immediate effect in the senatorial district. The presiding judge, Justice Akintola Aluko, handed down the judgement on Thursday in Abakaliki. Aluko also ordered INEC to withdraw ...

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APC to Lagos PDP: Leave us out of your crisis

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday said it had no hand in the leadership crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the state. The Assistant Publicity Secretary of APC in the state, Mr Abiodun Salami, made the clarification in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. NAN reports that the ...

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Speakership of Reps: Crisis looms in APC as North Central caucus rejects Gbajabiamila

A fresh crisis is brewing in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), over the zoning of the Speakership of the 9th National Assembly, to the South-West geo-political zone of the country. It will be recalled that APC on Tuesday, zoned the position to the South-West, announcing Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as the adopted candidate of the party for the position. However, ...

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Ekiti: Supreme Court validates Fayemi’s nomination as APC’s candidate

The Supreme Court, on Thursday affirmed Kayode Fayemi’s nomination as the Candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) in the July 14, 2018, governorship election in Ekiti State. Justice Amiru Sanusi held that the appeal had become status barred as the suit was caught up by Section 285 of the 1999 Constitution. The above provision of the constitution makes it mandatory ...

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APC formally adopts Gbajabiamila as Reps Speaker

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted Femi Gbajabiamila as its candidate for the position of the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 9th National Assembly. The Spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, this development was reached after an intensive deliberation with the APC’s House of Representatives members-elect at a dinner with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Banquet ...

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