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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Osun 2018: Too Close To Call as Major Parties Fight Dirty

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By Uche Mbah With just a few days to go for Osun elections, there appears to be no clear cut favorites as the major parties are struggling with political baggage that threatened to drown the parties.  Only recently, a governorship debate was organized by Channels Television, a frontline National Television with establishment leanings. The General consensus was that the whole debate was lackluster, and that the All Progressives Congress candidate was generally given undue opportunities, which unfortunately never translated to reasonable points. The high point of the debate was the…

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6,208 APC Members Defect To ADP In Osun State

By Akinwale Kasali The fortunes of the All Progressive Congress in Osun State has nosedived, as the deputy chaimrna of the party in the state, Azeez Adesiji led over 6, 208 members to the ADP. Adesiji, few hours ago led eight members of the State Working Committee of the party and 6,200 members of the party at local government and ward levels to join the Action Democratic Party. The APC leaders and their followers were received by the chairman of the ADP, Toye Akinola, at the secretariat of the party…

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