COURT DECLINES TO ISSUE ORDER RESTRAINING OSHIOMHOLE FROM ACTING AS APC CHAIRMAN

From Tony Akowe, Abuja A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on Thursday turned down an ex parte application filed by the National Vice Chairman Northeast of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mustapha Salihu, the factional Chairman of the party in Edo State, Anselm Ojezua and others, seeking to compel Adams Oshiomhole to vacate office as the party’s National Chairman. Some loyalists of Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki had called for the removal of Oshiomhole, having been allegedly suspended by the state chapter of the party. But the court, on…

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KAYODE FAYEMI: APC MAY COLLAPSE WHEN BUHARI LEAVES OFFICE

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) may cease to exist at the end of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure. Fayemi said this in reaction to the reports on the move by some party members to remove Adams Oshiomhole as chairman of the APC. Speaking in an interview with Daily Trust, Fayemi likened rumours of a rift between some governors and Oshiomhole to making a mountain out of a molehill. In November, the APC faction loyal to Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, suspended Oshiomhole after…

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OSHIOMHOLE WANTS APC CASE TRANSFERRED FROM JUSTICE KINGSLEY-CHUKWU

Bennett Oghifo National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has pressed for the transfer to another court, a case involving his party the All Progressives Congress from Justice Augusta U. Kingsley-Chukwu of the Rivers State High Court, demanding that she be compossorily retired. Oshiomhole’s request is contained in two separate letters dated 27th December, 2019, addressed to the Chief Judge of Rivers State Justice A.I. Iyayi-Lamikanra, the Chief Justice of Nigeria/Chairman, National Judicial Council Justice Mohammed Tanko. In his letter to the Chief Judge of Rivers…

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OGUN NOW ONE-PARTY STATE- GOVERNOR ABIODUN

Don’t panic over mass defection, Bakenne tells PDP members Oladimeji Ramon and Daud Olatunji The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has declared that the All Progressives Congress remained the only political party currently existing in the state. The governor stated this on Tuesday during the formal declaration and presentation of the party’s flags to the defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party and the African Democratic Congress at the Ake Palace Ground, Abeokuta. Abiodun noted that members of different political parties had been defecting to the ruling party in the state,…

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APC NATIONAL SECRETARY TO EMERGE FROM YOBE/BORNO AXIS IN FEBRUARY

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The long-awaited National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will finally emerge next month during the next caucus meeting of the party’s North-East zone. Rising from several hours meeting held at the party’s Secretariat in Abuja on Monday, the North-East zonal party leaders, however, denied a letter in circulation that claims that a candidate has been endorsed for the vacant position. The party caucus further revealed that the position, which according to them was official declared vacant by the national leadership of the party late last year,…

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APC NOT IN THE MOOD TO LET POWER COME TO THE SOUTH- CHEKWAS OKORIE

Okorie Chief Chekwas Okorie is the National Chairman of the United Progressives Party (UPP). He told LAWRENCE NJOKU, that Ndigbo have always played inclusive politics, stressing that belonging to a political party does not guarantee candidacy.  • Ndigbo Have Always Played Inclusive Politics How do you see the assertion that 2023 presidency might elude Ndigbo because they don’t play inclusive politics? My take on this matter is that we should not just expect that it should come to us as matter of right; we have to contest for it and…

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APC MIGHT FIND IT DIFFICULT TO GET VOTES IN 2023- EX-BUHARI MINISTER

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo The immediate past Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday said the All Progressives Congress might find it difficult to get votes in the 2023 general elections if the party failed to put its house in order. The ex-minister spoke in Osogbo while featuring on ‘The Frontliners” a programme organised by the Association of Veteran Journalists, Osun State branch. Shittu, who described as idiotic the insinuations that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, (retd.), would be seeking third term in 2023, said in the last two presidential…

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2023: BUHARI SAYS HE WILL NEITHER HANDPICK A SUCCESSOR NOR HAND OVER TO LOOTERS

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Presidency has responded to the call by Senior Pastor of Latter a rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain his legacy by picking a successor before 2023. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina who was a guest on a live television talk programme, yesterday, said Buhari will not handpick his successor nor handover to those who will take the country back and erased the successes of his administration on the fight against corruption. Adesina said like anyone in position…

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IF TINUBU IS GIVEN APC TICKET IN 2023, 70% OF APC, INCLUDING FAYEMI, EL RUFAI WILL LEAVE THE PARTY SAYS PROPHET OLAGUNJU

2023: El-Rufia, Fayemi, 70% Of APC Will Leave If Tinubu Is Given Ticket – Prophet 2020 Prophecies By Prophet Wale Olagunju Presiding Bishop of Divine Seed of God Chapel Ministry, Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State, Prophet Wale Olagunju, has released 48 prophecies for the year 2020. Olagunju prophesied that come 2023 election, the north would woo Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi to run as running mate to his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and that the ticket would be the one to beat. Prophet Olagunju who gave the prophesy in…

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PICK YOUR SUCCESSOR, PASTOR TUNDE BAKARE URGES BUHARI

Oladimeji Ramon The Serving Overseer, Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), not to leave the choice of his successor in 2023 to chance. In a nationwide live broadcast in his church on Sunday, Bakare, who paid Buhari a visit last week, said it was important for the retired Major General to influence who would emerge his successor in 2023 so that his legacies would  not be rubbished. Buhari had last year declared that he…

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