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I’ve sacked Adams Oshiomhole, I founded APC – Okorocha

I’ve sacked Adams Oshiomhole, I founded APC – Okorocha

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Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says he has sacked Adams Oshiomhole, chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for anti-party activities. Reacting to his suspension from the ruling party by the national working committee (NWC) of the party led by Oshiomhole, Okorocha said the chairman lacked the power to suspend him. He said as a founder of the APC, he could say authoritatively that Oshiohmole was involved in anti-party activities. He spoke on Sunday Politics, a programme on Channels Television. “I just heard from media reports that I have been suspended from the party (APC). I think Adams is seeking for relevance and attention,” he said. “He doesn’t have such powers to remove somebody without following due process. I think Adams is the biggest player of
GOV. ELECTIONS: PDP Reveals Next Line Of Action

GOV. ELECTIONS: PDP Reveals Next Line Of Action

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Following the outcome of the presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed its strategy for upcoming governorship election in several states. Following the outcome of the presidential election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has revealed its strategy for upcoming governorship election in several states. Francis Orogu, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state said the party had told members to protect their votes to prevent manipulation. He stressed that PDP would use every legal means to recover its mandate and make sure that it comes out victorious in the Governorship and State Assembly polls on March 9. He said this while addressing a news conference in Akwanga, Akwanga Local Government Area of the state, shortly a...
JUST IN: APC suspends Amosun, Okorocha, they may be expel later

JUST IN: APC suspends Amosun, Okorocha, they may be expel later

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he national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ibikunle Amosu and Rochas Okorocha, governors of Ogun and Imo states receptively, from the party, TheCable can report. The NWC has also recommended their expulsion from APC to the national executive committee (NEC). The decisions were taken at the NWC meeting on Friday afternoon in Abuja where allegations of “anti-party activities” were levelled the governors. Amosun and Okorocha were both elected senators on the platform of APC on Saturday but they are backing different candidates for the March 2 governorship election. More to follow…
Bola Tinubu Positioned His Son To Become Lagos Next Governor 2023

Bola Tinubu Positioned His Son To Become Lagos Next Governor 2023

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The Free Lagos Movement says Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is positioning his son to become Governor of Lagos State in 2023.The group also accused Tinubu of placing his relatives in key positions in the state, noting that the APC leader has turned Lagos to his “personal cottage”.This was contained in an address delivered by Comrade Mark Adebayo, at a ‘World Press Conference’ addressed at The Airport Hotel, Ikeja, on Thursday. Seyi Tinubu The group stressed that its demand were premised on ensuring “a Lagos that is free from stunted economic growth occasioned by monumental corruption and social manipulation of the people; a free Lagos that will embrace in all its ramifications the tenets of good governance in public sector, transparency,  accou
My next four years will be tough, says Buhari

My next four years will be tough, says Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared that the next four years will be tough. Buhari made the declaration when he had audience with members of the federal executive council (FEC) who came to congratulate him on his victory during the last election. The president also said he proved two points when he embarked on extensive campaigns across the 36 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). He said he proved his medical fitness to skeptics by ensuring that no state was left out during the campaigns. The president said his ability to campaign sometimes in two states per day during the period, showed that he is sound and ready to continue in leading Nigeria for the next four years. He said he would continues with his three point agenda of fighting insecurity, co...
JUST IN: AU speaks on Buhari’s victory

JUST IN: AU speaks on Buhari’s victory

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The African Union (AU) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election in the February 23 presidential election. In a statement on the AU Commission’s website on Friday, the Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat welcomed the successful conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria. He said, “following the announcement made by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on February 27, AU congratulates President Muhammadu Buhari for winning the presidential election. “The union wishes President Buhari and the people of Nigeria success in efforts to build a peaceful, stable and prosperous country.” Mahamat reiterated the conclusions of the AU Observer Mission and other international observers on the election process as largely p
Tambuwal want US Gov. to intervene in ‘harassment of PDP leaders’

Tambuwal want US Gov. to intervene in ‘harassment of PDP leaders’

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Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto state, has appealed to the United States government to intervene in the alleged harassment of leaders and loyalists of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Tambuwal made the appeal when he received Stuart Symington, US Ambassador to Nigeria, in Sokoto, on Thursday. He told Symington that the just-concluded presidential and national assembly elections witnessed harassment of opposition leaders. According to him, many PDP members were hounded and arrested by security agents on the election day. “Our appeal is to ensure the electorate in whatever political parties are not intimidated or terrorised. Because our people were intimidated to the extent of failing to discharge their civic duties in the remaining elections, scheduled for M
Would You Accept This Type Of Poll In Your Country – Nigerians Blast UK For Congratulating Buhari After Rigging To Win

Would You Accept This Type Of Poll In Your Country – Nigerians Blast UK For Congratulating Buhari After Rigging To Win

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The Mandate Protection Vanguard (MPV), a pro-democracy group, has taken a swipe at Theresa May, UK prime minister, for congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari over his victory in the election. On Wednesday, the UK congratulated Buhari for winning a second term in office. Harriett Baldwin, UK’s minister of state for Africa, said Nigerians could have confidencein the outcome of the presidential election that held on Saturday. However, Celestine Eromonsele, MVP national president, wondered if the poll would be accepted in her country. While describing her action as “an endorsement of illegality”, Eromonsele demanded an apology from May. “Manipulations and rigging of the elections. What started as a peaceful election ended up being one of the most horrible daylight rape o
I Will Appoint My Cabinet As Soon As Possible – President Buhari

I Will Appoint My Cabinet As Soon As Possible – President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken on dissolving his cabinet before May 29, 2019. Buhari’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who appeared on Arise Television on Thursday, said it was likely he would dissolve his cabinet. DAILY POST can authoritatively report that President Buhari spent over six months in 2015, to appoint his Ministers. Adesina also said that Buhari will not spend a long time before appointing those that will work with him. Adesina said, “One thing about governance is that the first mandate was for four years. “That mandate lapses on May 29, and shortly before May 29, the president is likely going to officially dissolve his government. That is the way it is usually done. “He says thank you to everybody that he has called
Why Federal High Court Sacked Dumo Lulu-Briggs AS Accord Governorship Candidate In Rivers

Why Federal High Court Sacked Dumo Lulu-Briggs AS Accord Governorship Candidate In Rivers

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A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt has ordered the removal of Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs as the governorship candidate of the Accord Party in Rivers State. Justice E.A Obile in a five-hour judgement said Dumo Lulu-Briggs did not participate in the primaries of Accord Party and should not be the beneficiary of the Governorship ticket. The court stressed that Precious Baridoo who contested the party primary did not in any time relinquished his candidature to anyone. The court, therefore, ordered that the name of Dumo be removed and replaced with Precious Baridoo a warning that that Lulu-Briggs should stop parading himself as the governorship candidate of the Accord Party. Speaking with newsmen outside the court, counsel to Dumo Lulu-Briggs and Accord Party, Omoniyi Dauda-...