Angst in APC over ‘marginalisation’

The bottled-up anger in the All Progressives Congress (APC) is gradually being let out with series of protests by members who feel marginalised, writes ONYEKACHI EZE   There is no doubt that all is not well in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Events in the last few weeks confirmed this. First, is the news making the rounds that the party’s planned April 29 midterm national convention might not hold due to lack of funds. In fact, many people had expected this to happen because the APC leadership has cried…

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PDP to Buhari: Your scorecard is very poor

Oyegun: You’re talking nonsense   The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a critical assessment of the almost two-year-old All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government and returned a damning verdict: President Muhammadu Buhari has failed in every facet of the nation’s life. The party, which based its assessment on President Muhammadu Buhari’s Easter message to Nigerians, said Mr. President claimed achievements were insult to the intelligence of Nigerians who have been at the receiving end of his government’s mismanagement in the last two years. Spokesperson for the PDP National Caretaker…

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Fawehinmi: Why Senate can’t compel FG to sack Magu

Mohammed Fawehinmi, scion of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi law dynasty in this interview with AKEEM NAFIU, speaks on the Senate, Presidency’s face-off, rejection of the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, former Adamawa state’s governor, Bala Ngilari’s post-conviction bail, democratization of SAN award and sundry issues     There seems to be a crack in the Senate, Presidency relationship over the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu’s rejection as the agency’s czar by the Senate. What does this portend…

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Kaduna Gov commends Nigerian Breweries for contribution to economy

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, has commended Nigerian Breweries for its role in the economic development of the state stressing that the company remains the biggest tax payer in Kaduna State. The Governor, who was at Nigerian Breweries Stand at the just concluded Kaduna Economic and Investment Summit (KadInvest 2.0), said Nigerian Breweries plays a big role in the state as far as investment and economic growth are concerned and remains a concrete testimony of the friendly business and investment environment the state is promoting. The…

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Ogun APC: Anisulowo kicks as Amosun’s loyalists suspend party’s chair

The Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, Idowu Adetunji, has been suspended over alleged mismanagement of party affairs and misappropriation of funds. Nine out of 13 executive members of APC in the local government had on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence on Adetunji, signed his suspension letter and appointed a new chairman, Salmon Adesina. Saturday Telegraph gathered yesterday that the suspension was a fallout of a petition written by seven APC local government chairmen in the state against Governor…

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Ogun APC: Anisulowo kicks as Amosun’s loyalists suspend party chairman

    Crisis deepens over petition to Oyegun   The chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State, Idowu Adetunji, has been suspended over alleged mismanagement of party affairs and misappropriation of funds. Nine out of the 13 executive members of APC in the local government had on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence in Adetunji, signed his suspension letter and appointed a new chairman, Salmon Adesina. News Telegraph learnt Friday that the suspension was fallout of a petition written by seven…

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Oyegun, NWC meet with non APC members

Members of the All Progressives Congress National Working Committee, led by its National Chairman, Chief John Odigie Oyegun, yesterday held a consultative meeting with non members of the Working Committee of the party. The closed door meeting, which lasted for more than two hours, had in attendance zonal leaders of the party who are not NWC members. A source at the meeting told New Telegraph that the meeting was a consultative one as the NWC needed to brief executive members of the party who are not members of the NWC…

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