OSHIOMHOLE’S FORMER AIDE ADVISES HIM YO RESIGN

Sola Shittu, Benin A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Mr Charles Idahosa, on Monday called for the resignation of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. Addressing journalists in Benin, Idahosa who was the Special Adviser to Oshiomhole during his eight years as the state governor, said resignation was the only honourable option for the former governor since he had been suspended from his ward, local government and the state chapter of the party. He said, “From the way we are seeing issues under Adams Oshiomhole, the…

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HOW EDO APC CHAIRMAN WAS DENIED ACCESS TO VENUE OF MEETING WITH BUHARI

Anslem Ojezua 2020: APC Not At Risk In Edo, Says Oshiomhole President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with Col. David Imuse (rtd), the Edo State All Progressive Congress (APC) chairman loyal to the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. The meeting is a follow-up to the one held on Thursday involving President Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the APC governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Oshiomhole and Imuse were among the 35 APC state chapter chairmen who attended the meeting with the President yesterday. Whereas, Anslem Ojezua, the…

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DISREGARD APC SOUTH SOUTH CAUCUS MEETING CALLED FOR OSHIOMHOLE’S OFFICE- EDO APC CHAIRMAN

The Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the proposed meeting of the South-South caucus of the party was called without due consultation with leaders of the party in the zone. In a statement, Edo State chairman of the APC, Anselm Ojezua Esq., said the meeting should be held in the zone, not at the private office of the suspended National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. According to him, “Our attention has been drawn to a notice of the meeting of members of the…

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OBASEKI SAYS NO TO GANDUJE COMMITTEE TO RESOLVE EDO APC CRISIS

Facts emerged Tuesday on why Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State rejected the five-man fact-finding committee set up by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to look into the crisis rocking Edo State chapter of the party. The committee was set up by the leadership of the party to look into the rift between the governor and his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, who is also the national chairman of the party. The battle for supremacy between the two men has polarised supporters of the party…

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OSHIOMHOLE SURVIVES IMPEACHMENT, GETS VOTE OF CONFIDENCE

Boasts that Melaye ‘ll go down with Saraki, 14 other rebels next week Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Reprieve has come the way of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, after he got vote of confidence during the APC National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting and survived the impeachment threat hanging over his head. Although, unconfirmed report claimed that President Buhari walked out of the meeting when it became rowdy, the meeting, which was the shortest ever, appeared tensed on Friday, when anti and pro-Oshiomhole protesters grounded the activities along the…

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PRO AND ANTI OSHIOMHOLE PROTESTERS CLASH IN ABUJA

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja Security agencies prevented what could have been a bloodbath on Friday as protesters demanding the sacking of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and those for him engaged in a free-for-all. First to assemble at Blantyre street of the APC National Secretariat were the anti-Oshiomhole protesters. They had earlier protested on Thursday. They disrupted vehicular and human movement. The situation took a new twist when the pro-Oshiomhole group arrived at the scene leading to a clash. They freely used dangerous objects,  big sticks,…

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HOPEFUL OF GETTING APC GUBER TICKET, FORMER PDP EDO GUBER CANDIDATE, IZE IYANMU DUMPS PARTY

Adibe Emenyonu in Benin City The Edo State 2016 governorship election candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has formally resigned from the party and is set to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The state chapter of the PDP had last week suspended Ize-Iyamu, from its activities until further notice. The party, in a statement by the Publicity Secretary of the party, Chris Nehikhare, had said that the temporary suspension was informed by his unwillingness to confirm or refute his rumoured defection to the ruling…

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APC MOVES TO RECONCILE EDO CHAPTER, SET UP GANDUJE COMMITTEE TO UNRAVEL CRISIS

Abdullahi Ganduje Adedayo Akinwale ín Abuja The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje to head the party’s five-member fact-finding committee as the party commenced move to amicably resolve the crisis rocking the Edo State chapter. Its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a statement issued yesterday, said other members of the committee inlcided: Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari; former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi; former governor of Borno State and serving senator, Kashim…

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ALLEGED BETRAYAL: I AM FOLLOWING YOUR FOOTSTEPS, EDO DEPUTY GOVERNOR REPLIES OSHIOMHOLE

The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Philip Shaibu has replied his political godfather, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole over claims by the APC chair that Shaibu betrayed him, saying he couldn’t have betrayed him but only following his footsteps. Oshiomhole had accused Shuaibu of betrayal, insisting that he was the mastermind of attacks in Iyahmo, his hometown, during the recent convocation in Edo University. However, speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Musa Ebomhiana, the deputy governor said Oshiomhole was one person he held in high…

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EDO POLITICAL RUMBLE: OBASEKI SET TO PROBE OSHIOMHOLE, ENVIRONMENT MINISTER

Edo State government, yesterday, warned the Minister of State for Budget, Mr. Clem Agba, to leave the revered Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin out of the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s political battles against Governor Godwin Obaseki and others across the nation. Special Adviser to Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, in a statement, said Agba, being a major beneficiary of the unnecessary battles being fought by Oshiomhole across the country, which made APC to lose about six…

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