Crisis: APC Shops for Oshiomhole’s Replacement

Adams Oshiomhole

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu The storms are far from over for the embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole. Multiple sources inform that forces against him have started shopping for his replacement. “The position of National Chairman is zoned to the South south, so it will remain there but we are looking outside Edo for his replacement”, one of the sources told The Source. Former Cross River state governor, Clement Ebri, immediate past governor of Akwa Ibom state, Senator Godswill Akpabio, former Edo governor, Osariemen Osunbor are…

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Ekiti: Supreme Court Fallout, APC expels Oni

By Ayodele Oni, Ado Ekiti Few weeks after the Supreme Court dismissed the eligibility suit filed against Governor Kayode Fayemi by Segun Oni a former chieftain of the All Progressives Party, APC the party has wielded the big stick on the ex-helmsman of Ekiti state by expelling him from the party. Chief Oni had following the apex court judgment announced his retirement from active politics, but sources said he was expelled as punishment for failure to withdraw the case against the incumbent. Chief Oni, popularly called CSO by his followers…

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2023 Linked to Gov. Umahi’s Romance with APC

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Multiple sources are alleging that barring a last minute change of mind, Ebonyi state governor,  Dave Umahi, PDP, will soon be APC’s newest governor. This Magazine was informed that the governor has, allegedly,  wrapped up his defection plans to the ruling party. Governor Umahi, an Engineer, is credited with turning Abakaliki, the state capital, from a glorified town to a sprawling modern city. His supporters say Umahi has re- invented the state by saturating it with several signature infrastructural projects since assuming office four years ago. Speculations…

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Lagos: Tinubu’s Absence Divides Party

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By Bayo Bernard Before the former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress, APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu boarded his private jet, Dassault Falcon-900DX (VP-CBT) three weeks ago to Abuja, the nation’s capital, all was well with the state chapter of the party. While on the less than one hour journey to Nigeria’s seat of power all that dominated his mind was how to rein in, or as some put it, to whip into line all APC lawmakers in the National Assembly to support the candidature of Ahmed…

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NASS Tussle: Tinubu Relocates To Abuja

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By Akinwale Kasali In a quest to impose Femi Gbajabiamila and Ahmed Lawan as the Speaker of the House of Representatives and Senate President in the 9th Assembly, All Progressives Congress, APC, leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has relocated to Abuja to further strategize and plot the imposition of his candidates on members of the House of Assembly. Since last week, Tinubu has shifted base from his Bourdillion abode in Lagos to the country’s seat of power, Abuja, in a bid to perfect his plan. However, his absence in Lagos,…

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Ekiti: Crisis In APC Over Fayemi Commissioners’ List

By Ayodele Oni, Ado Ekiti The nomination of 14 commissioner designates by Ekiti state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi is causing disquiet in the ranks of the All Progressives Congress, APC in the state. Governor Fayemi had early this week forwarded their names to the State House of Assembly for confirmation after what seemed like an endless wait. And two days after they received the list, the lawmakers, dominated by card carrying members of People’s Democratic Party, (PDP) confirmed them. They will be sworn in next Tuesday. One glaring thing about…

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APC In Crisis Over Imposition Of Principals In 9th Assembly

By Akinwale Kasali The ruling political party, All Progressives Congress, APC, is presently swimming in trouble waters over it’s imposition of principal officers into the national assembly. There are some anointed candidates by the top chieftain of the party to become the Senate President and the Speaker of the house of Representatives, but this not augur well with some other members of the assembly from the party also eyeing the top seat in the assembly. Following this development, trouble is looming for APC as some members are battle ready to…

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Ogun Assembly Majority Leader quits APM, returns to APC

Majority Leader in Ogun State House of Assembly, Mr. Adeyinka Mafe, on Tuesday announced the withdrawal of his membership of the Allied Peoples Movement. Mafe, who represents Sagamu 1 State Constituency in the Assembly, stated in his withdrawal letter read at Plenary by the Speaker, Mr. Suraj Adekunbi, that he had returned to the All Progressives Congress. “I had earlier written a letter to leave APC. I write to officially withdraw the letter and I wish to notify you that I remain a member of APC Next Level, “ he stated. The…

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Senate Presidency: Internal wranglings Within APC May Give PDP An Advantage

By Uche Mbah The All Progressives Congress, APC’s insistence that the Senate President must come from their Party, and that it must have to be Ahmed Lawan has been generating some rancor within the party, with senators with eyes on the pie vowing to fight solo if the Adams Oshiomhole led party will not backtrack. Although efforts are ongoing to reconcile the warring parties, it may hamper the party’s chances if not diplomatically handled. It will be recalled that the APC has settled on Lawan, with the Party Chairman, Adams…

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Ogun 2019: Royal Rumble

By Akinwale Kasali With few days to the 2019 governorship election in Ogun State, politicking, alignment and re-alignment of political bigwigs is at its peak. Canvassing and soliciting of votes from the electorates in the state is also on the high as politicians are jostling for the electorates, promising them (electorates) juicy packages in other to have their votes. No doubt, the battle for the Oke Mosan seat will be fierce among the leading contenders which include; Allied Peoples’ Movement, APM, candidate, Abdulkabir Akinlade, All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Dapo…

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