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APC names 104-member committee for Ondo election

The Mala Buni-led caretaker/extraordinary national convention planning committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has named a 104-member national campaign council for the Ondo State Governorship Election. As contained in a statement issued by the party on Tuesday night, the large campaign team will be chaired by the Lagos ...

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How I managed APC without crisis – Bisi Akande

A former interim national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bisi Akande, has narrated how he was able to manage the party without crisis. Mr Akande, a former governor of Osun State, spoke in an interview published by ThisDay newspaper on Sunday. Responding to the question on how he ...

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Tinubu likens Obaseki to dictator, says governor working against Edo people

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has drawn a parallel between Edo State’s governor, Godwin Obaseki, and Nigeria’s past military dictators. “Obaseki’s governance recalls the worst excesses of our military past and represents a direct threat to the democratic order,” Mr Tinubu wrote in a ...

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Why we increased hate speech fine to N5m – Lai Mohammed

The federal government says it increased the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to N5 million in the amended National Broadcasting Code to deter people who are willingly to violating the provision to destabilise the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, gave the explanation on Friday when ...

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Buhari backs Ize-Iyamu for Edo election

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress for the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, the party’s caretaker committee chairman, Mala Buni, has said. Mr Buni said this Friday after presenting Mr Ize-Iyamu to the president at the State House in Abuja. Mr Ize-Iyamu, ...

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Akwa Ibom APC chairman is dead

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, Ini Okopido, is dead. Mr Okopido passed on Wednesday “after a brief illness”, the deputy chairman of APC in the state, Ita Udosen, said in a statement in Uyo. “Our hearts are heavy with grief as we mourn ...

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Moghalu denies joining APC

Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 General Elections, Kingsley Moghalu, on Wednesday denied defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Media reports said Mr Moghalu had joined the APC. But in a statement in Lagos, the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of ...

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Ex-Gov. Udughan denies getting contracts from NDDC

A former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, on Monday said the allegation linking him with a Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) road contract in Port Harcourt, Rivers, was false. Mr Uduaghan, in statement in Warri, which was signed by his media assistant, Monoyo Edon, urged the public to disregard ...

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APC’ll rule Nigeria beyond 2023 – Woman leader

The National Woman leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Stella Okotete, has expressed optimism that the party will govern Nigeria beyond 2023. Mrs Okotete, who is member of the APC Caretaker Committee, said this on Friday when she led a delegation to donate food items to the Internally Displaced ...

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Ondo primaries, Dogara’s return to APC top political events last week

Last week, the ruling All Progressives Congress, the Peoples Democratic Party and 12 other parties nominated candidates for the Ondo governorship election, while federal lawmakers grilled NDDC top officials over alleged misappropriation of N81.5 billion. Those were two of the top political developments of the week. In Ondo, not less ...

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