APC CAN HANDLE EDO CRISIS SAYS PRESIDENCY

Oshiomhole insists Shaibu organised attack John Ameh, Kamarudeen Ogundele and Sola Shittu The Presidency has said the All Progressives Congress is capable of handling the crisis in its Edo State chapter. The Presidency’s position came on Sunday, barely 24 hours after the raging political dispute between the National Chairman of the party, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, and the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, turned violent on Saturday. Before Saturday’s  attacks, violence broke out in Ivbaro, in the Owan East Local government area of Edo State as an armed group…

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OBASEKI VS OSHIOMHOLE: GOVERNORS QUEUE BEHIND EDO GOVERNOR

Consider APC, Edo’s Interests, Osunbor Appeals To Warring Parties Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos As the political crisis between Governor Godwin Obaseki and his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, continues to deepen, state governors under the aegies of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) are throwing their weight behind Obaseki, who is one of their own, Daily Independent has gathered. Speaking with our correspondent on Wednesday, one of the members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) from the North-West of the country, said many of the governors are backing Obaseki on account of…

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WHY WE GAVE OSHIOMHOLE 10 DAYS ULTIMATUM- COMMITTEE OF APC CHAIRMEN

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) state chairmen has given a 10-day ultimatum to the Comrade Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) to address their concerns. The forum’s chairman, Ali Bukar Bolari, told Daily Trust that the ultimatum started from September 23 this year. He said members of the NWC are expected to address their concerns, including the neglect of members of the party after the 2019 general elections. “ We want the NWC to take care of our members who laboured to ensure the victory of our party…

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SENATOR ABE: APC HUMILIATING ME DESPITE MY ROLE IN BIRTHING THE PARTY IN RIVERS

A former lawmaker representing of Rivers Southeast Senatorial District in the 7th and 8th Senate, Magnus Abe, has cried out over what he described as “miseries, humiliations and attacks” he is alleged suffering in his party, the All Progressives Congress APC. Abe said that him and others put their lives on the line to birth the party in Rivers State. The former lawmaker and governorship aspirant, further stated that he was facing oppression in the hands of the friend. Abe made his claims in a statement he shared on Facebook…

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MORE TROUBLES FOR APC AS SENATOR ABE’S SUPPORTERS REJECT OSHIOMHOLE’S RECONCILIATION PLAN

There seems to be no respite for APC in Rivers The supporters of Senator Magnus Abe have said they would not participate in the forthcoming All Progressives Congress (APC) Ward, Local Government Area (LGA) and State congresses in Rivers. They made the disclosure in a communique issued on Wednesday after a meeting of Senator Abe’s supporters in Port Harcourt. Recall that the APC National Chairman had announced the forthcoming Congresses with a view to settling the rift in the Rivers state chapter of the party. Coordinator of the group, Mr.…

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5-MEMBER CARETAKER COMMITTEE TAKES OVER RIVERS APC

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed a five-member executive caretaker committee for the Rivers State chapter of the party. The caretaker committee to oversee the party’s affairs in the state will be chaired by Isaac Ogbobula, the party’s spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said. According to Mr Issa-Onilu, other members are Friday Owhor, Beatrice Amobi, Abolo Stephen and Baridon Badom (Secretary). Mr Issa-Onilu also provided the timetable to elect new leaders of the APC in Rivers. The Rivers APC has been in crisis since the…

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MAGNUS ABE, ROTIMI AMAECHI IN WAR OF WORDS OVER VENUE FOR RIVERS APC CONGRESS

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt The immediate past lawmaker representing RiversSouth-East Senatorial District, Senator Magnus Abe, has disagreed with the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, over the alleged move to conduct the congresses of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State. Abe said in a statement on Monday that the announcement by Amaechi that the congresses would be conducted in Rivers was unacceptable. Amaechi was said to have announced to his supporters shortly after his inauguration in Abuja by President Muhammadu Buhari that there would be congress in the state.…

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SACKED OGUN APC CHAIRMAN PLACES A CURSE ON OSHIOMHOLE

Adams Oshiomhole: cursed by sacked Ogun APC chairman, Derin Adebiyi Sacked chairman of the Ogun state All Progressives Congress, Chief Derin Adebiyi has cast a curse on the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole. In an interview with newsmen in Abeokuta on Friday, an overly angry Adebiyi, whose officials have just been pushed out of the secretariat by the caretaker committee, transferred his aggression on Oshiomhole. He did not wish Oshiomhole well at all. “Oshiomhole is backing this illegal caretaker committee; he has caused serious damages to the party…

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SHEHU SANI REVEALS WHAT WOULD HAPPEN TO APC IN 2023 AFTER BUHARI’S EXIT FROM POWER

The senator who represented Kaduna Central in the 8th National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which started with President Muhammadu Buhari as its presidential candidate will fizzle out in 2023. He said the future of Nigeria is dependent on having a political party with credible leadership and a clear ideological direction of which the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) represents. According to The Guardian, the lawmaker made the remarks on Tuesday, August 20, while receiving the executive members of the PRP on a courtesy call…

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