Tuesday, August 11, 2020

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    Disqualification suit: Court orders posting of hearing notice on Ize-Iyamu’s residence

Disqualification suit: Court orders posting of hearing notice on Ize-Iyamu’s residence

A federal high court in Abuja has ordered substituted service of a suit seeking the disqualification of Osagie Ize-Iyamu, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and his running mate, Audu Ganiyu, from the forthcoming election in Edo state. Momoh Abdul-Razak and Zibiri Muhizu, both members of the APC, had instituted the suit marked FHC/ABJ/ CS/758/2020, against Ize-Iyamu through their [...]

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    ‘We’re taking back Edo’ — Sanwo-Olu, el-Rufai, Ganduje storm state for Ize-Iyamu

‘We’re taking back Edo’ — Sanwo-Olu, el-Rufai, Ganduje storm state for Ize-Iyamu

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were in Benin, Edo capital, on Saturday, to launch the campaign for the September 19 governorship election in the state. The governors at the event include Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano, Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Gboyega Oyetola of Osun, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Abubakar Bello of Niger, and Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo. Others [...]

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    Garba Shehu to PDP: Ize-Iyamu only a suspect… two of your govs are facing corruption trial

Garba Shehu to PDP: Ize-Iyamu only a suspect… two of your govs are facing corruption trial

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP) should withdraw the nomination of its governors and senators standing trial over allegations of corruption if it wants to be taken seriously. Shehu was reacting to a statement by the PDP that the endorsement of Osagie Ize-Iyamu by President Muhammadu Buhari showed he encourages corruption. The PDP said the presentation of a [...]

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    APC govs forum DG: PDP stronger in Edo because of Oshiomhole’s antics

APC govs forum DG: PDP stronger in Edo because of Oshiomhole’s antics

Salihu Lukman, director-general of the Progressive Governors Forum, says Adams Oshiomhole, former governor of Edo, is spoiling the chances of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state governorship election. Lukman said Oshiomhole's antics in Edo has made the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to come out "very strongly all of a sudden" in its campaign for the September 19 election. He said [...]

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    Report: Aisha Buhari flown to Dubai for medical treatment

Report: Aisha Buhari flown to Dubai for medical treatment

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for medical treatment, according to Daily Trust . The newspaper said Aisha suffered persistent neck pains after returning from a condolence visit to Florence Ajimobi, widow of a former governor of Oyo. The first lady was said to have gone on 14 days isolation  after visiting [...]

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    Edo guber: Buhari asks APC leaders to avoid Zamfara, Bayelsa mistakes

Edo guber: Buhari asks APC leaders to avoid Zamfara, Bayelsa mistakes

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked leaders and campaign teams of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the national and state levels to follow due process in the Edo election. He spoke on Friday when he received Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the APC in the Edo poll. According to Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, Buhari warned the leaders to avoid repeating the mistakes that [...]

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    APC: Edo assembly crisis reminder of PDP’s past misdeeds

APC: Edo assembly crisis reminder of PDP’s past misdeeds

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the crisis rocking the Edo state house of assembly is a reminder of how the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) desecrated other arms of governments for political reasons in the past. There has been unrest in the assembly owing to the disagreement between Godwin Obaseki, Edo governor, and Adams Oshiomhole, former APC chairman. Twelve members-elect out of [...]

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    Edo guber: Buhari endorses Ize-Iyamu

Edo guber: Buhari endorses Ize-Iyamu

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the candidature of Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the September 19 governorship election in Edo state. Buhari met with Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Friday. The governorship candidate was led to the meeting by Mai Mala Buni, governor of Yobe, who is also the chairman of APC caretaker committee. The president presented the party’s flag to [...]

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    Obaseki: Roads built by my administration will stand the test of time

Obaseki: Roads built by my administration will stand the test of time

Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, says the roads built by his administration will stand the test of time. Obaseki spoke on Tuesday when his campaign trail visited ward 9 in Akoko Edo locl government area of the state. The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming gubernatorial election called on voters in the state to come out en [...]

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    Imo APC group asks aggrieved members to drop court cases

Imo APC group asks aggrieved members to drop court cases

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo state have asked aggrieved members of the party to withdraw suits they have filed at different courts. The party in the state has been divided following the emergence of Hope Uzodinma as governor. In the build-up to the 2019 elections, Rochas Okorocha, former Imo governor, wanted Uche Nwosu, his son-in-law, to clinch the [...]

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    We are proud of your leadership, APC governors tell Buhari

We are proud of your leadership, APC governors tell Buhari

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) say they are pleased with the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. At a virtual meeting with the president on Tuesday, the governors said the president has handled issues on security and the economy well. They listed pulling the country out of recession in 2016 as well as the ongoing management of the COVID-19 pandemic as [...]

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    Akeredolu: It may not be easy to beat Jegede

Akeredolu: It may not be easy to beat Jegede

Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of Ondo, says defeating Eyitayo Jegede, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the October 10 governorship election may not be easy. Akeredolu had defeated Jegede, who was also PDP's candidate in the 2016 governorship election. Speaking with journalists at the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after appearing before the APC primary election appeal committee [...]

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    ‘I sold a bad product to Edo in 2016’ — Oshiomhole apologises for supporting Obaseki

‘I sold a bad product to Edo in 2016’ — Oshiomhole apologises for supporting Obaseki

Adams Oshiomhole, former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he made a mistake by supporting Godwin Obaseki to become Edo state governor in 2016. Speaking on Sunday while addressing members of the ruling party in Benin, the state capital, Oshiomhole said he has come to apologise for his mistakes. He said he ''sold a bad product'' to the state [...]

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    Osun n’assembly caucus disowns senator who accused Oyetola of incompetence

Osun n’assembly caucus disowns senator who accused Oyetola of incompetence

Two senators and six members of the house of representatives from Osun have distanced themselves from Francis Fadaunsi, senator representing Osun east, for allegedly scandalising the administration of Gboyega Oyetola, governor of the state. Fadaunsi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member, said Osun had exceeded its debt threshold and that there were moves by the state government to acquire more loans. But [...]

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    10 wounded as gunshots rock PDP campaign train in Edo

10 wounded as gunshots rock PDP campaign train in Edo

About 10 persons sustained wounds from gunshots at a rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benin, Edo state. The rally, which was held on Saturday, was to kick off campaign activities for Godwin Obaseki, governor of the state and candidate of the PDP in the September 19 governorship election.    The governor had led Uche Secondus, national chairman of the party, [...]

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    Igbokwe: I’m a June 12 activist… my agemates have been governors, presidents

Igbokwe: I’m a June 12 activist… my agemates have been governors, presidents

Joe Igbokwe, special adviser to the governor of Lagos state on drainage and water resources, says there is no leadership crisis among the Igbo leaders in the state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Speaking at a press conference, he said only three leaders of the group left, but the members are still in unity and committed to the mandate [...]

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