Obaseki Visits Oshiomhole, Says He Has No Rift with His Predecessor

Obaseki and Oshiomhole

By Akinwale Kasali Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State paid a surprise visit to the All Progressive Congress, APC, Chairman, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, at his country home in Iyambo, Edo State. Obaseki went to greet Oshiomhole, who was at his Iyambo country home with his mother, Hajia Aishetu Oshiomhole, for the Eid-el-Kabir holidays. A statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communications, Crusoe Osagie, says that the visit had punctured the claim that Obaseki and Oshiomhole were at loggerheads. The visitation was said to erase such…

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‘Oshiomhole Is Embarrassingly Inconsiderate; Insensitive To Threats To Democracy – APC Govs’ DG

Adams Oshiomhole

By Gideon Njoku Nobody can confirm, for now, if it is the collective opinion of all the All Progressives Congress, APC, governors. But from the Director General of their forum’s Secretariat, Salihu Lukman, comes a red card for the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole. Left for DG Salihu, Oshiomhole should quit from office today, having,  according to him, left the APC worse than he met it. He queried the rationale behind Oshiomhole’s taking over from former Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, insisting that the fortunes of the APC have nosedived since…

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Zamfara: Tsunami As Over 3,900 APC Members Join PDP

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State

By Akinwale Kasali Over 3,900 card carrying members of the All Progressive Congress, APC, have cross-carpeted to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Zamfara State. Former Deputy Governor of the State, Mutari Anka, the former Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Bature Sambo, former Commissioner in the State, Gurbin Bore are some of the high profile decampees that left  the APC to join the  PDP train in the state. Other members of the APC that defected to the PDP alongside these personalities include: the former Secretary to the state…

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2023: Tinubu’s Men Take Over Presidency

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed all the 43 ministerial nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari despite serious controversy that trailed the screening. The upper chamber of Nigeria’s national assembly has been trenchantly criticized for allowing most of the nominees “to take a bow and go” rather than grilling them. The president’s nominees are now waiting to be sworn-in by the president as members of his cabinet. Meanwhile six among these ministers-in-waiting are aides and politicians close to Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state who is believed to be…

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Kogi 2019: Tinubu, Oshiomhole Against Bello’s Re-Election, As Bello Exposes Gang Up Against Him

Yahaya Bello

By Akinwale Kasali The hope of Governor Yahaya Bello remaining at the Lugard House in Lokoja, Kogi State, for a second term in remains a tall dream. Bello has exposed the gang up against him by stalwarts and leaders of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. He alleged that there is a ‘Lagos gang-up’ against him, sponsored by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the party’s National Chairman, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, to stop him from  picking the ticket as the candidate of the APC in the Governorship election in Kogi…

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Ministerial List: Oshiomhole, Obaseki At Loggerheads

Obaseki and Oshiomhole

By Akinwale Kasali Embattled All Progressives Congress, APC, National Party Chairman, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole is at loggerheads with his successor at the Edo State Government House, Governor Godwin Obaseki over the Ministerial list. The once good relationship that existed between Oshiomhole and Obaseki has hit the rock, with the two political gladiators in the State factionalising the party. The comments by Senior Special Assistant to the Presidency on Media, Garba Shehu, that  President Muhammadu Buhari will announce his ministerial list by July, the battle of supremacy between Oshiomhole and Obaseki,…

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APC Crisis: Plot To Replace Oshiomhole Thickens, As Either Ndoma Egba Or Ebiri Is A Possible Replacement

By Akinwale Kasali The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, is in a fix following the plot by some top chieftains and stakeholders in the party to oust the party’s Chairman, Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, out of office. For months now, Oshiomhole has been in the eye of the storm following several allegations levelled against him ranging from corruption, high handedness, godfatherism and more. These allegations have, no doubt, brought bad press to the party. Some Governors under the APC umbrella have commenced consideration of a possible replacement for the embattled national chairman …

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Intrigues Within APC Top Echelon As Group Marches Against Cabal

A group of protesters purported to be backed by one of the many splinter groups of the All Progressives congress, APC, has staged a peaceful protest against the Cabal-people who allegedly hold sway  and purportedly hold the Presidency to ransom. They had taken their grievances to the Defense House-an indication of their belief that Military hold the power to effect a change as what was described Tuesday as a “balancing cabal”. They did not march to Aso rock, the seat of the Presidency. It will be recalled that Aisha Buhari…

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Oyegun Warns Oshiomhole: Edo Is Not Lagos; APC May Lose Edo

John Odigie Oyegun

By Gideon Njoku In a strongly worded rebuke, the former National Chairman of  the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, has told his successor in office, Adams Oshiomhole that: “Edo is not Lagos” Both men were, also, former Governors of Edo state. But, there has been no love lost between them, especially, since Oshiomhole replaced Oyegun as the APC National Chairman in a not-too tidy manner. In what was seen by many as a palace coup, Oyegun was forced out of the high profile office in favour of Oshiomhole.…

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Edo: Obaseki, Oshiomhole In Fight To Finish

The attack on Seidu Oshiomhole, younger brother of the National Chairman of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC Adams Oshiomhole on Tuesday, by unknown thugs presents a new twist to the supremacy battle between the former governor of the state and his successor, Godwin Obaseki. Seidu and 14 other lawmakers of the state house of assembly were beaten up by thugs suspected to be angry with the former governor of the state. They were attacked in a hotel as they were reportedly holding a meeting. Sources told the magazine that the…

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