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Ondo APC crisis: Akeredolu, Kekemeke trade words as crisis deepened

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The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State deepened late Wednesday as the embattled Chairman of the party, Mr. Isaac Kekemeke and governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu engaged in verbal war. Kekemeke accused the governor of deploying violence in order to take over the structure of the party. But, the governor described Kekemeke’s accusation as “the plaintive cry of …

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Why Buhari will resume duty slowly – Presidency

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The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Sunday disclosed that the President needs a slow resumption of duty, following his return to the country from a medical vacation abroad. Featuring on an interview with Arise News Network, on Sunday, Shehu said Buhari will not resume work in a “dramatic way” because …

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PDP workers get 25% salary

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Members of staff of the Peoples Democratic Party at its national headquarters in Abuja are currently groaning under heavy debt following drastic cut in their monthly salaries, investigation by SUNDAY PUNCH has revealed. Most of the workers have chosen to remain at home while a few of them show up briefly at the party’s temporary headquarters being used by a …

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Sheriff reveals when he will step down as PDP National Chairman

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The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has claimed he will step down from the position after the party’s National Convention. He made this known while addressing a delegation of South West PDP at his office in Maitama, Abuja on Wednesday. Sheriff also revealed that he would relocate to the party’s national secretariat this …

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Re-election anniversary: Governor Dickson lifts embargo on employment

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Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson in Yenagoa on Tuesday, celebrated the first year of his re-election and five years in office as the Governor of Bayelsa State, promising to lift the ban on employment. This was even as he pledged to lift embargo on employment into the civil service and broaden the scope of governance by rewarding those who …

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You can’t force Buhari to reveal his health status – APC tells SNG

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The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Youths Renaissance has faulted the 74-hour ultimatum given to the Federal Government by the Save Nigeria Group to disclose the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigerians. The group claimed that after a review of the demand reached the by SNG, it concluded that President Buhari breached no law by …

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2019: Qualified defectors can contest – APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that new members of the party that meet the right criteria would be allowed to contest in 2019. Recall that a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani on Sunday, in Enugu State, resigned membership of his former political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the APC. Similarly, Senator Joel Ikenya, the immediate …

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Makarfi-led PDP urges peaceful election in Rivers

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The Sen. Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party has called on security agencies to ensure that the Saturday Rivers legislative re-run election is violence free. The party gave the advice in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, on Friday in Abuja. Adeyeye said that the advice was important following an “open declaration of …

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INEC To Deploy 10,294 Staff For Rivers State Election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to deploy 10,294 staff to conclude the National and State Assembly elections in Rivers State scheduled for Saturday, 10th December 2016.  INEC announced this on Tuesday, stating that 14 categories of staff will be deployed as follows: 3 Returning Officers for the 3 Senatorial Districts; 8 Returning Officers for Federal Constituencies; 10 Returning Officers …

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Fayose will not decamp, even if APC consults oracle – PDP

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti state has declared that the state governor, Ayodele Fayose, will never decamp to the All Progressives Congress, APC. The party made this remark while reacting to a recent statement credited to the APC saying Fayose is not wanted in its fold. Ekiti PDP described the statement credited to the All Progressives Congress in …

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Ondo Election: Niyi Adebayo congratulates Akeredolu, solicits for prayers

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Former Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has congratulated the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr Olurotimi Akeredolu on his victory in the just concluded Ondo governorship poll, calling on the masses to pray fervently for the success of his administration. Adebayo, who ruled Ekiti between 1999 and 2003 on the platform of the Alliance for Democracy(AD), …

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