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August 17, 2017 5:16 AM APGA crisis: Governor Obiano wins as Appeal Court sacks Agbaso

Respite came the way of Anambra Governor, Chief Willie Obiano on Wednesday as the Enugu Division of the Court of Appeal gave its judgement in favour of his faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. Obiano’s faction led by Victor Oye has already conducted its primary for the Anambra guber election, with Obiano emerging winner. However, until 15

August 16, 2017 5:50 PM ICYMI: Buhari shunned official for undermining Osinbajo, says presidential aide

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Tuesday disclosed that ailing President Muhammadu Buhari recently turned back a government official from London where he is currently receiving medical attention for trying to undermine the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo. Shehu said this in an interview on Channels 17

August 16, 2017 6:29 AM ‎Kano APC reacts to report of Kwankwaso’s ‘defection’ to PDP

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Kano State has described the reports of former governor of the State, Rabiu Kwankwaso decamping to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as baseless. The Organising Secretary of the APC in Kano, Suraju Kwankwaso, spoke with Punch where he dismissed the story as baseless and unfounded. Suraju said that Senator Kwankwaso 17

August 15, 2017 1:45 PM Ogun APGA backs Ike Oye national exco

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ogun State chapter, has declared its support for the Victor Ike Oye-led national executive of the party. It also expressed vote of confidence on the Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, as the national leader of APGA. The position of APGA in the state was contained in a release jointly signed by the state 14

August 15, 2017 6:56 AM Tinubu not behind my problems – Banire

The national legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Muiz Banire, has insisted he has no problem with the national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu. Banire, who served as Commissioner during Tinubu’s two terms as Governor of Lagos, has been having a running battle with the leadership of the party in the state. Recently, his ward in Mushin 18

August 14, 2017 12:17 PM Nnamdi Kanu Isn’t An Igbo Leader, He’s A Kid —Joe Igbokwe

Joe Igbokwe, a politician, and an Igbo, tells BAYO AKINLOYE about his relationship with the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and why he is not in support of any movement for an independent state of Biafra. Yes, Igbo have been marginalized in Nigeria since the end of the Civil War in 1970. It is a deliberate, systemic, and strategic marginalization 20

August 14, 2017 12:14 AM Jonathan under attack for ‘we did well’ claim

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has received knocks for praising his administration after admitting that he “failed to completely plug the loopholes in the fight against corruption”. Jonathan, who spoke in Abuja at the convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), said his administration “did well”. He explained that he “learnt that some people 17

August 13, 2017 8:25 PM Oni to Jonathan: Apologise to Nigerians for your corrupt govt

Deputy National Chairman south of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Segun Oni also said that the former President should not be talking about what he did or failed to do concerning corruption. He said the former President failed in his bid to fight corruption as there were no results to show for his efforts, saying he should just apologize to Nigerians 16

August 13, 2017 6:26 AM Akpabio urges Senators to dump APC for PDP

Senator Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom North-West, PDP), has called on his colleagues in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to decamp. The former Governor of Akwa Ibom State claimed some of them had been making inquiries if there was room for them in the PDP. Speaking at the PDP’s national convention in Abuja on Saturday, he said, “APC senators, the doors 21

August 13, 2017 6:10 AM Nnamdi Kanu is a child, he can’t lead Igbos – Joe Igbokwe

Popular Igbo politician, Joe Igbokwe has said leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu is a “child” who cannot lead Igbos. In a recent interview with Punch, Igbokwe said Kanu’s method of agitation was dangerous and could breed violence and war. He said, “The late Emeka Odumegwu Ojukwu has done his bit, Ralph Nwazurike has done his bit and he is still 24