Uduaghan debunks claims of ditching PDP for APC

Former Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has debunked his rumoured romance with the All Progressives Congress (APC), saying he remains a card-carrying member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Dr. Uduaghan made the clarification yesterday, at his Warri, Delta State residence, when he hosted PDP Delta South Senatorial District, meeting. He said: “I’m happy that PDP is waxing stronger, and I want to commend leaders and members of the party in the state. We will get there by the grace of God, and we will win all the elections…

I see APC govs ganging up against Buhari –Primate Ayodele

Spiritual head of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele, has churned out more prophecies on the state of the nation and urged the country to pray to avert disasters. Ayodele gave the revelations during an interview with Sunday Telegraph, saying that some APC governors will gang up against President Muhammadu Buhari. “I see APC governors’ fighting and ganging up against Buhari. I also see APC breaking into three. If PDP is not careful enough, they will lose that case to Amodu Sheriff and that will be a bigger…

Abia APC ‘fires’ chairman over alleged misconduct

A major crisis may have hit the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abia State chapter, following the purported sacking of the chairman of the party in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area, Mr. Ezekiel Nwogwugwu, over alleged misconduct. Party stakeholders in the council, our correspondent learnt, had through a communiqué dated March 10, 2017, passed a vote of no confidence on Nwogwugwu, accusing him of running the party as a personal business. The stakeholders, who removed Nwogwugwu replaced him with a 16-member executive led by Onyenma Nwamara. Consequently, the planned inauguration…

APC postpones caucus, NEC meetings indefinitely

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has postponed the hitherto scheduled national Caucus and National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings of the party indefinitely. The meetings which were scheduled two weeks ago were to hold 24 and 25 respectively. The party, in a statement from its National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, stated that the postponement was due to unexpected developments. Abdullahi said: “New dates for the meetings will be communicated in due course.” However, investigation revealed that the meetings were postponed on the demand of the President,…

‘APC your only ticket to Presidency in 2023’

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State, Dr. Steve Egbo, has pleaded with the people of the South- East geo-political zone to embrace the ruling party if the zone must succeed President Muhammadu Buhari after his second term in 2023. According to him, the APC government of President Buhari has done more for the zone in less than two years in office than the 16 years government of PDP. Speaking yesterday, the APC chieftain, who was recently appointed Executive Director of Administration and Training at the…

Shocker as Emmanuel’s cousins, three ex-councilors defect to APC

The rank of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State yesterday continued to swell as members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, including several kinsmen of Governor Udom Emmanuel, defected to the APC. Among the defectors from the governor’s village, Awa Iman in Onna Local Government Area of the state, were his maternal cousins, Messrs. Kingsley Ufang and Valentine Ufang. Emmanuel Etuk, Imo Barry Eshiet and Ekong Ituen, three former councilors that represented Awa Ward 1, the home ward of Governor Emmanuel and the Akwa…

Ortom to APC members: Channel your complaints to appeal panel

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, yesterday urged aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state who felt that they were short-changed during the last screening exercise for the ongoing local government council primaries to channel their grievances to the Appeal Panel instituted by the state government for that purpose. The appeal panel was headed by the Deputy Governor, Mr. Benson Abounu. The governor appealed to the aspirants to continue to exhibit maturity in expressing their grievances in order to pave the way for peaceful resolution of all…