Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «defection»

January 15, 2019 2:51 PM Defection: Former Kwara deputy speaker, others join APC, burn PDP membership cards

Former deputy speaker of the Kwara state House of Assembly, Hon Mohammed Suka-Baba, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. He defected alongside some members of PDP in Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara state. Giving reasons for his defection, Suka-baba told journalists that it was borne out of promptings 655

January 14, 2019 7:47 AM Defection: Over 1000 PDP members dump party in Ogun

No fewer than 1,000 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Odeda Local Government area of Ogun State have defected to the Allied Peoples Movement, APM. The defectors were received by the party’s governorship candidate in Ogun State, Adekunle Akinlade. He was on his ward-to-ward campaign tour of the 236 wards in the state. A leader of the decampees 136

January 9, 2019 6:09 AM Tambuwal, PDP chieftains defect to APC, give reasons

The Legal Adviser of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State, Alhaji Nasiru Sahabi Tambuwal, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). His defection was announced in Dange town, headquarters of Dange/Shuni local government during the flag off of the campaigns for the 2019 general elections. Other defectors included a former special 123

January 6, 2019 8:39 AM Defection: PDP reacts as former Chairman, two governorship aspirants, treasurer, ex-minister join APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to the recent defection of its former Niger State Chairman, Abdulrahman Enagi to the All Progressives Congress, APC, barely a month to the general elections. Enagi dumped the party alongside two former governorship aspirants, Ahmed Baka and Engr. Hanafi Sudan; and others. In a statement by the party’s chairman 119

December 11, 2018 11:52 AM Katsina federal lawmaker dumps APC for PDP

A member of the House of Representatives from Katsina State, Ibrahim Murtala, has defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Murtala, who is representing Matazu/Musawa Federal Constituency, announced his defection in a letter read by the Speaker, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on the floor of the House on Tuesday 77

December 6, 2018 7:20 PM BREAKING: Imo Speaker, 18 lawmakers dump APC, PDP; join Okorocha’s in-law in AA

Nineteen out of the 27 lawmakers of the Imo State House of Assembly have joined the Action Alliance, AA, denouncing their memberships of the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party respectively. The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, announced this while during plenary on Thursday evening. Reading the defection notice 77

November 29, 2018 6:22 AM Another lawmaker dumps APC for SDP, gives reason

A House of Representative member, Honourable Salisu Koko representing Maiyama/koko-Besse federal constituency, in Kebbi State has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) SDP announced the defection of the serving lawmaker in a statement issued by its national publicity secretary, Malam Mohammed Alfa on Wednesday 89

November 28, 2018 1:14 PM PDP Senator, Lidani defects to APC

The Senator representing Gombe South, Joshua Lidani, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Lidani’s defection was disclosed by the Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Lawan during plenary on Wednesday. Lawan congratulated Lidani but did not give reasons the lawmaker defected to the ruling party. “Let me inform 58

November 22, 2018 6:26 PM BREAKING: Enugu APC guber candidate, Ayogu Eze’s spokesman defects to PDP

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Mr. Steve Oruruo, the spokesman of the Senator Ayogu Eze campaign organization has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Senator Eze, the gubernatorial candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State had unveiled Oruruo as his spokesman few days ago. However, DAILY POST reports that Oruruo, during 63

November 19, 2018 5:52 PM Okorocha’s son-in-law, Nwosu speaks on dumping APC for PDP

Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law of embattled Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has addressed reports making the rounds of his plans to dump the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. DAILY POST recalls that Okorocha has been at loggerheads with the National Chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole over his refusal to field Nwosu 56