APC, SDP hopeful as Ekiti tribunal delivers judgment today

The camps of the All Progressives Congress and the Social Democratic Party in Ekiti State are both hopeful of favourable judgment in the dispute over the June 18 governorship election to be determined on Wednesday (today) by the governorship election petitions tribunal. Dissatisfied with the declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission of the APC candidate, Biodun Oyebanji, as the winner of the election, the SDP and its candidate, Chief Segun Oni, had filed a petition before the tribunal, urging it to declare SDP winner having allegedly scored the highest number of valid votes. The three-member tribunal led by Justice

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APC, PDP sink deeper into crises ahead 2023 elections

 Governors to decide Secondus’ fate next week  Keyamo, Ogala insist on Buni’s exit   Internal crises are festering within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Leaders of the two dominant political parties are at the centre of the turmoil. Last week at the Supreme Court, the minority judgment in the Eyitayo Jegede (PDP) versus Rotimi Akeredolu (APC) Ondo State governorship appeal opened the APC crisis. Three justices, led by Justice Mary Odili, submitted that it is illegal for a sitting governor to hold another office simultaneously, citing Section 180 of the 1999

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We don’t need to lose sleep over Lagos East bye-elections — Spokesman

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State on Saturday said that its widespread, unity and strength would guarantee it victory in the Oct. 31 Lagos East bye-elections. The State Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Seye Oladejo, said in a statement in Lagos that the Lagos APC was not losing sleep over the upcoming polls. “APC in Lagos State is healthy and we are the party to beat. “We remain very strong, we have the widespread, we are growing in leaps and bounds in taking care of our affairs, winning elections and overcoming whatever challenges that will come

By |October 4th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ekiti APC Crisis : El-Rufai heads committee to reconcile Fayemi, Ojudu, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday constituted a reconciliation committee headed by the Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, to resolve the crisis in the Ekiti State chapter of the party which has been embroiled in accusations and counter accusations leading to suspension galore in the party. The state chapter of the party had suspended 10 chieftains including Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Mr Babafemi Ojudu; Mr. Oyetunde Ojo and nine others following what it described as ‘anti-party activities.’ Ojudu and the other party chieftains, in a swift reaction, also announced the suspension of Governor Kayode

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Lagos by-elections: We’ll win by landslide – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will humble all opponents to win the Oct.31 Lagos East senatorial and Kosofe state constituency 2 by-elections by a landslide. Chief Kaoli Olusanya, Vice Chairman, Lagos East, made the assertion on Monday in Somolu during a meeting with ward chairmen of the party and council officials in the senatorial district. He said the party had delivered democratic dividends to Lagosians over the years, and residents trusted it for credible leadership. Olusanya, also Chairman of the party’s By-election Campaign Committee, said residents would vote APC again and again. He, however, charged the party’s ward

By |September 28th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Edo decides 2020: Live Updates, Results, situation report

Electorates in Edo State will on Saturday, September 19, 2020 go to the polls, to choose their governor for the next four years. The battle of who emerges governor of the State is clearly between incumbent Governor, Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. See Live Collated Results from Polling units below: Edo Election –APCPDPTotal Result from PUs1033914244 LGA: AKOKO EDOWard / RA: MAKEKE/ OJAH/ DANGBALA/ OJIRAMI/ ANYAWOZA16 Polling UnitsDANGBALA, OLD DANGBALA COURT HALL17976MAKEKE, ILETEJU PRIMARY SCHOOL5576OJIRAMI, DISPENSARY YARD PSH209133OJIRAMI, AFEKUNU DISPENSARY171167OJAH, ONYONBA P.S. II17661OJAH, BY OBA’S HOUSE IMAKEKE,

By |September 19th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Political Thugs And Voters Intimidation, PDP And APC At War Of Words

The All Progressives Congress APC has expressed concerns at the possible escalation of electoral violence in Urhonigbe and Owan West, accusing the Peoples Democratic Party PDP of intimidating voters and electoral officials. Spokesman of the APC Media Campaign Council for Edo governorship election, Prince John Mayaki raised the alarm in a statement on Saturday. In a swift reaction, however, National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan said the APC has become jittery about losing the election has resorted to instigating violence. The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC had earlier confirmed that there was Sporadic shootings in Urhonigbe and that

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Outsiders Responsible For APC’s Problems – Audu Ogbeh

A founding member of the All Progressives Congress and immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the crisis which hit the party began when those who played no role either in its formation or in electioneering leading up to its historic 2015 victory took charge of affairs. He noted that unlike ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), didn’t interfere in the management of the party. He stated that when he left office as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party to work with other notable Nigerians to start the new opposition movement,

By |September 19th, 2020|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

16bn Power Fund: Give Nigerians Account- APC To Obasanjo

The All Progressives Congress has asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to account for the N16bn power spending during his reign. The party also asked former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to account for the sale of national assets during the privatisation programme of their administration. APC Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, in a statement, said political actors who allegedly midwifed national rot can’t chart the way forward for the country. “It is baffling that the same political actors that midwifed and institutionalised the national rot, corruption, impunity and eroding of our value systems are the same characters posing as voices

By |September 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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