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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Edo: Oshiomhole Insists on The Ambode Treatment, Obaseki Meets PDP Governors

By Uche Mbah The festering sore of the relationship between Adams Oshiomhole and his erstwhile godson, Godwin Obaseki, may not end any time soon as the later is poised to seek the support of the opposition Peoples Democratic  Party, PDP, to maintain his position as the Chief Executive Officer of the state. In recent times, there has been attempts at impeachment through the state Assembly. Few members of the house were inaugurated at night in a bizare attempt at power play between Oshionmole and Obaseki. This Magazine was told that…

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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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APC: Obaseki, Governors Plot Oshionhole’s Fall

Akpabio, Sylva, Others Shortlisted Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state was among the All Progressives Congress, APC state governors that had a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari last week with a view to resolve ongoing crisis rocking the party. The meeting came amidst serious plot to remove Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the ruling APC Edo state governorship election is slated for next year and plans, sources say, are in the offing to deny Obaseki the party’s ticket to run for a second term. The APC…

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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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2023: Tinubu May Decamp To PDP, Settle For VP Position

Bola-Ahmed-Tinubu

By Uche Mbah Indications are that the strong man of Bourdillon, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, may soon jettison his position as a national leader of the All Progressives congress, APC, preparatory to pulling out of the party he played a prominent role in it’s establishment and running, if information available to this magazine is to be believed. In recent times, Tinubu appears to be swimming against the tide of public opinion in the South west due to his perceived silence and support for what an analyst called Fulani Oligarchs over the…

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Reactions Trail Oshiomhole’s Statement

By Akinwale Kasali Chairman of the ruling political party, All Progressives Congress, APC,  Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, is in the news again over his comment that ‘Once you join the APC, your sins are forgiven’. Mixed reaction has however trailed the statement, as the social media has been awashed with criticism and counter-criticism trailing the statement of the former Edo State governor. At the APC rally in Benin, Edo State, Oshiomhole while receiving defectors from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and other political parties said that since they have joined the…

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Tinubu vs the Cabal: Between the Rock and A Hard Place

Bola-Ahmed-Tinubu

By Uche Mbah Recent events in the polity may be indicative of a jugular war between the Aso Rock Cabal- the de-facto Presidency, and a National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, A PC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The All Progressives Congress, APC, has been embroiled in controversies majorly involving the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and many of the governors elected under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress, APC. The crisis was not unrelated to the primary elections organized by the party under the Party chairman, which was done under…

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Jonathan’s Book Launch Reignites Calls For Free and Fair Elections, Rattles FG

By Uche Mbah Tuesday launch of former President Jonathan’s account of the dying hours of his regime and the controversial 2019 election results have opened up new controversies on the possibility of the current Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, acting as unbiased umpire during the 2019 presidential elections. Jonathan has launched his own account of what happened at the 2015 presidential elections, of which he was a candidate. The launching coincided with his 61st birthday celebration in Abuja. It was graced by who is who in Nigerian politics, with the…

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