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EFCC: Fani-Kayode insists no regrets after joining APC
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EFCC: Fani-Kayode insists no regrets after joining APC

Femi Fani-Kayode has described himself as a proud member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, insisting that he has no regrets making the move. Fani-Kayode had few months ago dumped the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, and made what appeared a shocking move to the APC, a Party he had criticised in all its existence. Fani-Kayode was one of the public figures who took it upon themselves to criticise every move of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration and the APC. After he decamped to the ruling party, the anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, allegedly arrested him and it came with a heavy mock by Nigerians with some people, calling him a betrayer. Many Nigerians attacked the former minister, predicting that he would end ...
Over 1,000 PDP loyalists in Jigawa decamp to APC
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Over 1,000 PDP loyalists in Jigawa decamp to APC

About 1, 266 members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP have decamped to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Jigawa State. Alhaji Aminu Sani, the State APC chairman, received the decampees on Sunday in Maigatari Local Government Area. This comes weeks after he was elected as the new State’s Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. It was gathered that all the state’s executive members from ward to state Congress emerged through consensus, in accordance with the party’s constitution. Receiving the decampees in Maigatari, the party chairman said the development had clearly indicated that the party had fulfilled its promises. Represented by the party youth leader, Alhaji Ibrahim Ya’u, he said the decampees would be given equal rights as every member of the party. ...
Former Kwara Speaker, Ibrahim Bio Dumps APC, Defects To PDP
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Former Kwara Speaker, Ibrahim Bio Dumps APC, Defects To PDP

Ibrahim Isa Bio, an ex-Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress party to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Bio, also a former Minister of Transport, defected on Thursday, alongside his supporters at his Gure/Gwasoro ward in Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State. It was reported that Bio, refused to go along with Dr Bukola Saraki when the former Senate President decamped to the PDP from the APC prior to the 2019 general elections. Welcoming Bio to the PDP, the Kwara State Publicity Secretary of the party, Tunde Ashaolu, in a statement in Ilorin on Thursday, commended the Baruten born politician for taking the bold and timely decision to join the party. He said ” the action reflects the wishes of Kwarans who are ...
Gov. Matawalle Refutes Claim of Dumping PDP For APC
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Gov. Matawalle Refutes Claim of Dumping PDP For APC

Zamfara State Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has said he has not made any arrangement with anyone to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) . This was contained in a press statement signed and made available to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital by the Director-General, media and public enlightenment Affairs, Government House, Hon. Yusuf Idris Gusau. According to the statement, Matawalle described the people disseminating “the unfounded and baseless information as power drunk politicians looking for cheap publicity,” saying that such rumors should be thrown into another waste paper basket as it could not hold any water. “I have not in anyway discussed the issue of defecting to APC with any politician either in the state or elsewhere. My main priority now is to...
PDP loses members in Edo
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PDP loses members in Edo

Ahead of the March 9 Governorship and State House of Assembly elections, some members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo state have decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). On why they defected to APC, one of the defectors, Chris Ojimar, said their decision to join the ruling APC is to strengthen the party in the area. “We will ensure that APC wins in our various communities in Esan South-East during the state assembly election,” he said. Receiving the defectors on Monday, the state chairman of APC, Barr. Anselm Ojezua, said the decision of the defectors was timely as the party was working at a decisive victory for its candidates at the state House of Assembly poll. Ojezua said, “Illushi is very important in Esan South ...
Man Names His New Born Twins Atiku And Wike in Rivers State
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Man Names His New Born Twins Atiku And Wike in Rivers State

A Nigerian man identified as, Saveme Odual, has reportedly named his new born twins after Atiku and Wike in Rivers state. According to Facebook user, Joy Oyaghiri-Fagbemi, the man who named his new born twins Atiku and Wike, is said to be a former member of the APC who decamped to PDP the day Governor Wike visited Abua Odual for the PDP campaigns. See what wrote Joy Oyaghiri-Fagbemi below;   An Odual man from Ward 11 identified as Saveme Akpila, a former member of the APC who decamped to PDP the day Gov. Wike visited Abua Odual for the PDP campaigns, has named his newborn twins Atiku and Wike. After the PDP Presidential Candidate and Gubernatorial Candidate of Rivers State, respectively. They were delivered on his way home after the PDP campaigns at Ayama, Abua on Tues...
Kano PDP Members Protest, Burn Secondus’ Posters For Making Kwankwaso Leader
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Kano PDP Members Protest, Burn Secondus’ Posters For Making Kwankwaso Leader

PDP members in Kano today staged a protest at Kano State PDP Headquarter over changed of party leadership.Posters of PDP Chairman,Prince Secondus,was burnt by them. It should be recalled that Senator Kwankwaso who recently decamped from APC to PDP was made the party leader in Kano.The move infuriated many of the party members who staged a protest at the party headquarters today.
Tony OneWeek Dumps APC For APGA, Appointed As SSA To Governor Obiano (Photo)
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Tony OneWeek Dumps APC For APGA, Appointed As SSA To Governor Obiano (Photo)

Gyration master Tony Muonagor popularly known as Tony One Week, a former minority leader in the Anambra state House of Assembly on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 officially decamped from APC for APGA. He was welcomed into the party by wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Her Excellency, Chief Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano at Idemili North LG Headquarters, Ogidi at a side event during her empowerment tour of the local government. Receiving Hon. Tony Muonagor, Mrs Obiano said; "You are my son, I welcome you back home as my own". Hon. Muonagor has been appointed Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Governor Obiano on Public enlightenment,social mobilization and creative media.
2019 Elections: Nobody Can Defeat Buhari, Says Group
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2019 Elections: Nobody Can Defeat Buhari, Says Group

The Northern Central chapter of PMB Sensitisation/Workshop Committee (PMB-SWC), a Political group, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari has no rival, as he vies for another four years at the polls in 2019. This claims was made known by the Chairman, North-Central zone of PMB-SWC, Williams Ozi-Raji, while addressing journalists on the activities of the group ahead of the 2019 general elections. Ozi-Raji stated that the group was concluding plans to embark on sensitization programmes all over the country to ensure the reelection of the president and the success of the All Progressive Congress (APC). He described PMB as a man who exhibits “zero tolerance for corruption and injustice” and whose political will helped in transforming the Nigerian economy. “Within the age brac...
PDP Hosts Newly Decamped APC Members To A Dinner (photos)
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PDP Hosts Newly Decamped APC Members To A Dinner (photos)

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says a military government is better than the current administration. Speaking on Wednesday at a dinner to welcome those who left the All Progressives Congress (APC), Secondus alleged that the ruling party has foisted on the country “a kind of military democracy”. Senate President Bukola Saraki and Aminu Tambuwal, governor of Sokoto, are the latest notable politicians to defect to the PDP. Last week, some members of the national assembly dumped the APC for the PDP. Secondus said those who left APC could not watch the country slide into crisis. “They can not watch the country sliding into crisis as we have found ourselves today – bloodletting, killings unabated. Government of denial, government of fra...
Fayose Reacts As Saraki, Gov. Ahmed Dump APC for PDP
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Fayose Reacts As Saraki, Gov. Ahmed Dump APC for PDP

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said there are “more to come”, after Senate President Bukola Saraki and Governor of Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, both decamped from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Fayose, writing on his verified Twitter page on Tuesday, also said Nigeria must be rescued from tyrants. “Good to hear that three prominent Nigerians left APC house of tyranny today. “I welcome my brother and friend, Senator Bukola Saraki and Kwara Governor, Alhaji Ahmed to out great party, the PDP. “More to come. “Together, we must rescue Nigeria and its people from these tyrants,” he wrote.
Orji Uzor Kalu To Igbos: “Forget Biafra And Unite With Nigeria”, Igbos Reacts
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Orji Uzor Kalu To Igbos: “Forget Biafra And Unite With Nigeria”, Igbos Reacts

Former governor of Abia state Orji Uzor Kalu who recently decamped to APC has urged all Igbos to drop the idea of Biafra and remain with Nigeria. The statement has generated many reactions from Igbos, with many saying he is a disgrace. Below is what he said.... 'As an Igbo man who have seen it all, trained in business by the Hausa Fulani and started business in the South West. I sincerely believe it is better for the Igbos to sit where other Nigerians are sitting. I recall that on complaining of how the bad roads in the South East has been a great source of worry to me and our people, President Muhammadu Buhari personally promised me that all the contractors in the South East will return to sites before the end of November. Today, contractors are fully back to the many abandoned Federal...

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