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Breaking: Simon Lalong Re-Elected As Plateau State Governor

Simon Lalong of Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressive Congress (APC) the winner of the 2019 governorship election in Plateau State. Richard Kimbir, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi, made the declaration on Sunday at the state INEC headquarters after concluding the supplementary election held on Saturday. Mr Lalong defeated Jeremiah …

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APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole Insist Saraki Must Resign as Senate President

Saraki and Oshiomhole

 The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole; and some senators elected on the platform of the party led by the Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan, on Wednesday met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting came amidst the gale of defections being witnessed in the party. Oshiomhole told State House …

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APC in trouble as 33 House of Reps members defect to PDP


Thirty seven members of the House of Representatives formerly in the fold of the All Progressive Congress (APC), have dumped the party and moved to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and African Democratic Congress (ADC).

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Fayose and other critics of Buhari’s foreign trips are ignorant – Oyegun

APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun

The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has described ‎Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State and other critics of President Muhammudu Burhari’s trips abroad as ignorant people.‎ He particularly tackled ‎Governor Fayose who last week allegedly wrote an official letter to the Chinese government to abort the proposed $6 billion loan to Nigeria. ‎ Oyegun …

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NASS Rerun Polls: Amaechi dares Wike relocates to Rivers

Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transport

Former Governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi has dared the Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, to come out with all his ‘criminals ‘ in the March 19 National and State Assembly re-run in Rivers State as he has threatened. He said the All Progressives Congress, APC members would be waiting. Amaechi made this known while …

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Sheriff, Fayose notorious apostles of political banditry – APC


The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti and the Peoples Democratic Party national chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff as notorious apostles of political banditry.

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APC, FG plan to arrest Ekweremadu, Akpabio, says PDP


The main opposition party party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party has claimed that the ruling political party, the All Progressives Congress in tandem with federal government are going after their party leaders.

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We never congratulated David Mark – APC


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied issuing a congratulatory message to winner of Benue South senatorial rerun election, David Mark.

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PDP’s David Mark defeats APC’s Onjeh in the Benue South Rerun election

David Mark and Daniel Onjeh

By: Bisi Adekunle Senator David Mark, Nigeria’s Senate President between 2007 and 2015 has won Saturday’s rerun election, he defeated his sole challenger, Daniel Onjeh, a 41-year old former students’ leader, who contested on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC). The rerun was conducted after the Appeal Court annulled the March 28, 2015 election which David Mark was initially …

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APC mocks PDP new chair, Modu Sheriff’s 2019 dream

Ali Modu Sheriff

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has mocked the newly-selected National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, describing as laughable comments credited to him after his emergence as PDP national chairman.

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APC inaugurates 10-member Adamawa state working committee


The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, reconstituted the Working Committee of the party in Adamawa State, in line with Article 12 of the APC Constitution.

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Ekiti ex-Reps member denies defecting to APC


A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain in Ekiti State, Hon Adeyemi Orilele has denied planning to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Akwa Ibom: Our position on the Supreme Court judgment – APC


The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has described the verdict of the Supreme Court on the governorship election held in the state last year as ‘weird’.

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APC accuses Wike, Rivers govt of blackmail


Again, the Rivers State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, said it has received confirmation from officials of two companies, Intels Services and Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Ltd insisting that the Nyesom Wike-led Rivers State Government blackmailed them into fully paying for the reconstruction of a section of the East/West Road.

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Anambra Central: APC declares senate primaries inconclusive


The All Progressives Congress has debunked reports that it announced a winner for the party’s primaries to select a candidate for the Anambra central senatorial election.

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APC not fighting corruption, only after PDP leaders


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has decried the continued detention of its spokesman, Olisah Metuh by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), noting that, the ruling party, All Progressives Congress was after opposition leaders.

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Updates on Bayelsa supplementary poll as APC wins Nembe


Nembe supplementary poll Collation officer Dr. Victor Torubele

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APC Lists New Cases Of Looting Under Previous Administration


The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday listed what it calls “new instances of the insane looting of the treasury by some officials of the Goodluck Jonathan administration”.  The party maintained that the corruption mess that characterized the administration was so pervasive that until it is cleaned, Nigeria will not be able to actualize its potentials. A press statement by …

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Anti-Saraki senators demand Ekweremadu’s resignation


The crisis set off by the recent election of the principal officers of the National Assembly may be far from over despite the All Progressives Congress’ recent assurance that it has put its house in order. Aggrieved APC senators, on Saturday, demanded for the immediate resignation of the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu. The senators, who are loyal to Senator …

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APC rejects election of Saraki, Dogara as Senate President, House Speaker

Yakubu Dogara and Bukola Saraki

The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday kicked against the emergence of Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara as the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively. Saraki, a former Kwara State governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, emerged unopposed shortly after the Clerk of the National Assembly,   Salisu Maikasuwa,   proclaimed   the eighth Senate   into …

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IMPEACHMENT: Gov. Fayose boasts “Nobody can remove me”


Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday declared that nobody can impeach him. He described himself as a “one-man political army to defend the state from invaders”. The governor spoke when members of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) visited him. Led by the Acting National Chairman, Uche Secondus, the PDP NWC warned the All Progressives …

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PDP Heading for Self Destruction –David Mark

David Mark

As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) awaits the outcome of the post-election committee set up to investigate the party’s loss in the 2015 March/April elections, the Senate President, David Mark, has warned that unless the in-fighting in the PDP is brought to an end, the party may be “heading for final destruction”.

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I have cogent evidence to prove Adamu Mu’azu sold PDP to APC -Fayose

Adamu Mu’azu, PDP National Chairman

Ekiti State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday launched a blistering attack on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman Adamu Mu’azu and members of the National Working Committee (NWC). He insisted that they must quit because of the party’s failure in the elections. Denying any role in the failure of the party, the NWC, through its spokesman Olisa Metuh on Monday said the blame …

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APC overrules Buhari’s team over AIT ban


The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday upturned the ban placed on the Africa Independent Television by the security team of President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari.

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APC accuses Jonathan of ‘last-minute dubious activities’

Alh. Lai Muhammed, Information Minister

The All Progressives Congress has threatened to probe the outgoing administration of President Goodluck Jonathan over some “last-minute dubious activities” ahead of the May 29 handover.

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APC will end poverty, not manage it – Tinubu


Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress has assured Nigerians that the party will not manage the poverty level in the country, categorically stating that it will eliminate it.

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Al-Makura Favoured In Nasarawa Guber Poll

Nasarawa State Governor Tanko Al-Makura

Going by the trickles of results announced at various polling units across the state, the chance of Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura of the All Progressives Congress (APC) returning is alive. Almakura, who was hitherto thought to have only Lafia as his stronghold is proving pundits wrong by pulling surprises in all the local government areas in the state. Findings by …

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Guber Polls: Patience Jonathan wants INEC to rig Rivers State – Amaechi

Patience Jonathan

AHEAD of the governorship and state Houses of Assembly elections, the Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has accused the wife of the President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, of pressurising the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies to rig the governorship election in the state. Amaechi, who observed that President Goodluck Jonathan’s wife was in Okrika, her hometown, for the …

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LAGOS GUBER RACE: Ambode pledges Not to hike LASU school fees if elected

Akinwunmi Ambode

The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress APC, in Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has stated that if voted in this Saturday, he will not increase the school fees of Lagos State University LASU. LASU school fees had been reduced by governor Babatunde Fashola administration from N198,750 to N25,000. Ambode who disclosed this during a radio programme at UNILAG …

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DEFECTION: Jigawa dep gov Joins APC

Deputy Governor of Jigawa Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud

The Deputy Governor of Jigawa, Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud, has defected to the All Progressives Congress. But the state Peoples Democratic Party stated that he was expelled for alleged anti-party activities. This was contained in a statement by the PDP chairman of Galagamma ward in Gumel, Jigawa, Alhaji Ibrahim Kafinta, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in …

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