APC LEADERSHIP TUSSLE: COURT ADJOURNS CASE TILL MARCH 31

By NAN 20 March 2020   |   8:33 pm Justice Samira Bature of an FCT High Court, on Friday adjourned hearing in the motion on notice filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Vice Chairman (North-East), Mustapha Salihu, until March 31. The defendants in the suit are Babatunde Ogala; Lanre Issa-Onilu; Waziri Bulama and the party, APC. The court on Monday, March 16, granted an interim order permitting Chief Victor Giadom, the current Acting National Secretary of the ruling APC to act as the National Chairman of the party.…

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APC CRISIS: OSHIOMHOLE LIFTS SUSPENSION ON TWO KEY ELEMENTS WORKING AGAINST HIM IN THE PARTY

John Alechenu The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress has lifted the suspension on the party’s Deputy National Chairman (North), Sen. Lawal Shuaibu, and National Vice Chairman North, Inuwa Abdulkadir. National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, made the announcement after the party’s NWC meeting in Abuja, on Wednesday. He said, “In the spirit of reconciliation, the NWC sat and reviewed the case of the Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Lawal Shuaibu, and areas where we felt he offended the system, which led to the suspension and decided…

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HOW GOVERNORS’ REVOLT SAVED THE DAY FOR OSHIOMHOLE

From Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Abuja A revolt by some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday led to the postponement of the controversial National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the party. The aggrieved governors took on the Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu for issuing an illegal resolution to remove APC National Chairman Adams Oshiomhole. They declared that the NEC meeting was illegally convened, vowing not to attend it or allow it to hold. They urged Bagudu to lead them to…

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APC SCHEDULES ANOTHER NWC MEETING FOR TUESDAY, AFTERMATH OF BOTCHED COUP AGAINST OSHIOMHOLE

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, to be presided by its embattled national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. The meeting will hold at the party’s national secretariat at noon, the party said in a statement Monday. The announcement came just hours after the party shelved its planned National Executive Committee after the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari. That meeting was called by the deputy national secretary of the party, Victor Giadom, who has claimed the leadership of the party after Mr Oshiomhole…

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RESPITE FOR OSHIOMHOLE: BUHARI, APC GOVERNORS POSTPONE NEC MEETING INDEFINITELY

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and Governors of the All Progressives Congress have postponed the National Executive Council meeting of the party. They took the decision at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after a brief meeting. The postponement is indefinite, The PUNCH reports. According to the Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum, Mr Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu, who spoke with reporters after the meeting, the governors urged the President to support the postponement until the governors were able to resolve the issues in the party. When asked whether Buhari approved the postponement, Atiku-Bagudu replied, “Yes.…

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VON DG. OSITA OKECHUKWU REPLIES TINUBU: OSHIO-VIRUS IS RESPONSIBLE FOR APC CRISIS

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu has faulted claims by a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bola Tinubu that 2023 virus was behind the crisis rocking the party. DAILY POST reports that Tinubu, who broke his silence on the matter weekend, said those with aspirations ahead of the 2023 elections were fueling the crisis. He went ahead to declare support for Oshiomhole. But Okechukwu, one of those rooting for Oshiomhole’s outster, insists that the party chairman brought woes upon himself. He told…

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PRO-OSHIOMHOLE APC GOVERNORS MEET IN ABUJA

From Jide Orintunsin and Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja Governors who want All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman Adams Oshiomhole to remain in office met in Abuja on Sunday to strategise on how to counter those pushing for his exit. The pro-Oshiomhole governors met last night at the Kano State Lodge in Abuja. A source at the meeting said it was to articulate how to counter the anti-Oshiomhole group at the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting scheduled to hold tomorrow. At the meeting were Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu (Lagos), Umar Ganduje (Kano), Hope…

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WILL BUHARI ALLOW APC TO DIE?

In the next 48 hours, the future of the six-year old All Progressives Congress (APC) would have been defined in a make or mar manner. With the intrigues surrounding the position of National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, gathering pace in the last week, the ruling party faces the very real prospect of implosion. In this piece, YUSUF ALLI, MANAGING EDITOR, NORTHERN OPERATION reviews the plots, counterplots and their implications for the party.     WITH a tone of finality, the Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Victor Giadom, on Thursday…

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WE WON’T LET OSHIOMHOLE BE DISGRACED OUT OF OFFICE- UZODINMA

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has said that patriotic forces in the All Progressives Congress will not allow the National chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, to be humiliated out of office. Uzodimma who said this while fielding questions from journalists in Owerri yesterday vowed that he would do everything possible to ensure that the plan of those plotting Oshiomhole’s removal was thwarted. The governor maintained that the national chairman has done nothing wrong to warrant his removal from office, adding that there were clearly spelt out guidelines…

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