Cross Rivers: APC kicks against scheduled LG election

The Cross River State All Progressives Congress (APC) has protested against the scheduled local government election taking place tomorrow in the state. The state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade and the State Independent Electoral Commission had fixed the local government election for tomorrow even while some were kicking against it. But the South-South National Vice-Chairman of APC, Prince Hilliard Eta, in a a letter addressed to the governor, said the time was wrong. According to him, the governor and SIEC did not consider the NCDC protocols, just as they could not…

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Edo: Group petitions Buhari over APC’s guber primaries

A socio-cultural and political group in Edo State, under the aegis of Edo Unity League, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to prevail on the National leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reverse the decision by the National Working Committee (NWC) on the adoption of Direct Mode for the conduct of the June 22 governorship primaries in the state. The group, which mandate is defending Edo values, said that such proposed method could complicate the health and social security challenges in the ongoing fight against the spread of COVID-19…

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Ondo APC’s Unity Forum split over zoning of governorship ticket

The crisis rocking Unity Forum, a group within the Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) took another dimension yesterday following claims that the governorship ticket of the party had been ceded to Ondo North Senatorial District of the state. Nine of the ten governorship aspirants within the forum yesterday distanced themselves from a statement credited to one of the aspirants, Olusegun Abraham that the group had resolved to zone the ticket to Ondo North, the senatorial district where the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu hails from. Unity Forum, headed…

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May Day: APC, PDP, Atiku, Glo, others salute workers

As workers in Nigerian workers join others to mark the Workers’ day today, greetings yesterday poured in from different quarters for them. Telecommunications service provider, Globacom, extolled the doggedness and perseverance of Nigerian workers in the face of the daunting and harsh global economic realities confronting them in the battle to defeat the Coronavirus pandemic.In a goodwill message issued to commemorate the 2020 May Day, Globacom urged Nigerian workers to see this year’s celebration as a time to reaffirm their faith in the Creator to see them through the trying…

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Enugu APC extends palliatives to health workers, Charity Homes

T he opposition All progressive Congress (APC) in Enugu State, at the weekend extended its coronavirus palliatives including food items to health workers on duty at the Enugu state University Teaching Hospital (ESUT-TH) Parklane and their counterpart at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) Ituku Ozalla. The party as well reached out to several Motherless Babies and Destitute Homes. Destitutes on major streets of Enugu and the Little Sisters of the Poor Old Peoples Home, located at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Enugu, and other vulnerable persons, however, benefitted from…

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APC raises the alarm over Akwa Ibom’s employment scam

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has raised the alarm over what they described as employment scam by the state government, which they said was aimed at using it to regularise the long-concluded employment of Governor Udom Emmanuel’s kinsmen from his Awa clan in Onna Local Government Area of the state. The party also said that the scam was to deceive unsuspecting job-seekers and members of the public that there were genuine vacancies in the state civil service. APC raised the alarm in a press release signed…

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APC to PDP: No allegation’ll save you in Akwa Ibom

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State has dared the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stating that no allegations of the party (PDP) would save it from losing the next general election in the state. APC stated this in a statement issued by its Acting National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in Abuja. According to Nabena, the allegation of PDP against the APC leaders in Akwa Ibom State would not hold water, as the state was prepared to vote in APC. Nabena also dismissed the claims of PDP that…

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Ogun APC: Lawmakers, councillors rally support for Dapo Abiodun

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Amid crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, some members of the state House of Assembly and councillors in 236 wards, yesterday rallied support for the party’s governorship candidate, Prince Dapo Abiodun. They converged on Abiodun’s residence in Iperu-Remo, where they dismissed growing speculation that the party’s gubernatorial ticket for 2019 elections had been surreptitiously handed over to another aspirant. This came as the chairman of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Chief Bode Mustapha, said efforts were ongoing to reconcile aggrieved members towards ensuring landslide victory…

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APC still in disarray in Imo, Rivers, Bauchi

There were strong indications last night that the crises trailing the conduct of the All progressives Congress (APC) governorship, senatorial and House of Representatives primaries may be far from been resolved. Investigations conducted by Saturday Telegraph across the states reveal that while the National working Committee (NWC) of the ruling party appears to be devising means of resolving the crisis, some state chapters still feel the impact of the crisis, especially with its attendant ripples. For instance, investigations carried out in Rivers, Imo, Bauchi, Zamfara clearly showed that the crisis,…

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Kaduna APC primaries committee chair accuses Senator Sani of N10m bribe

•It’s a mischievous lie –Sani   The chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Electoral Panel which conducted the party’s primaries in Kaduna State, Mr. Matthew Iduoriyekemwen, has accused Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central of bribing them with N10 million. Iduoriyekemwen said they, however, rejected the money. But in a swift reaction, Senator Sani has described the allegation as nothing but “mischievous lies,” saying he is the only one cleared for the senate to represent Kaduna Central and had no reason to bribe anyone. Iduoriyekemwen, while responding to questions…

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