Politics

Oshiomhole Has Been Suspended From APC, Obaseki Insists

…you are an embarrassment, political misfit, Okah replies Obaseki Reconciliation appears foreclosed for warring members of the Edo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), with the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki insisting that the National Chairman of the party and immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has been suspended from the party. Besides, he announced that ...

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PDP To Begin Search For 2023 Presidential Candidate

Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibrin, has said the party will soon commence a high level consultation and search for credible candidate to fly its flag for the 2023 presidency. Walid, a Second Republic Senator who made this known while speaking with newsmen in Kaduna, also said every interested and eligible member of the ...

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How Buhari Was Forced To Free Dasuki, Sowore

…as Malami reversed his statement on defendants’ release The campaign against impunity and intolerance by the media, civil society, the general populace and the international community recorded a modest, but significant victory on Tuesday as the Federal Government bowed to sustained public pressure to release detainees in wrongful custody. The Federal Government, which had rejected entreaties to release the publisher ...

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Obaseki To Oshiomhole: You Are A Serial, Pathological Liar

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Monday described his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, as a serial and pathological liar that must not be taken seriously. The governor’s position was contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr Crusoe Osagie. He said contrary to Oshiomhole’s claim, Obaseki ...

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It’s Hogwash To Say FIRS Gave Us N90bn For 2019 Election, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress has described as hogwash some media reports and a statement from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) “alleging that a phantom N90 billion or N40 billion was released to the All Progressives Congress (APC) by the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) for the Party’s 2019 election political campaigns, the allegation is hogwash.” The National Publicity Secretary of ...

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APC NWC Lifts Suspension On Akeredolu, Amosun, Okorocha, Okechukwu, Usani

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lifted the suspension on Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Osita Okechukwu and Pastor Usani Uguru Usani. In a statement, the National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said this was in line with the party’s deliberate policy of fairness and actions ...

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Anambra Citizens Beg Soludo To Be Next Governor 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka Anambra citizens under the auspices of Anambra Demands For Soludo (ADS) have unanimously pleaded with the former Central Bank Governor, Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, to be the next governor of Anambra state in 2022. The group expressed confidence in the ability of the ex-CBN governor to deploy his vast knowledge, experience and expertise to revitalise as well ...

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Obiozor, Ohakim, Asoluka, Others Jostle For Ohanaeze Leadership

As the curtain sets to be drawn on January 9, 2020, marking the end of Chief Nnia Nwodo-led leadership of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, many prominent Igbo citizens from Imo State have started jostling to succeed him. In line with the Ohanaeze constitution, the three-year tenure of the presidency of the organisation rotates in alphabetical order among the ...

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Govs Plot To Remove Oshiomhole And Install Buhari’s Successor

There are strong indications that some All Progressives Congress governors  are plotting  to seize the control of the party as part of efforts to install President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023. The PUNCH gathered on Monday that despite Buhari’s meeting with the APC governors on Thursday and his discussions with the party’s state chairmen on Friday, some governors were pressing ...

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