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Nigerians still trust us, we will win 2023 elections convincingly -APC
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Nigerians still trust us, we will win 2023 elections convincingly -APC

Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the party will win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and the 2023 presidential polls “convincingly”. Speaking on Thursday, October 21 at the inauguration of the state congress appeal committee in Abuja, John Akpanudoedehe, national secretary of the APC caretaker committee, said all members of the APC should see disagreements “within the party as family disputes and should not seek to destroy the platform which helped them in times past” “With the huge membership strength we have recorded during the last registration and revalidation exercise, there is no doubt that Nigerians still trust us and that we will win all the upcoming elections convincingly, starting from the governorship elections in Anambra, to ...
Katsina Miyetti Allah begs Gov Masari for forgiveness after insult by Secretary
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Katsina Miyetti Allah begs Gov Masari for forgiveness after insult by Secretary

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore in Katsina State has joined its National Body to distance itself from the recent unguarded outburst credited to its National Secretary, Saleh Alhassan. At a press briefing held at the NUJ Secretariat on Friday, the state chairman Miyetti Allah, Hassan Kuraye, condemned the unguarded derogatory statement of the National Secretary, saying it does not in any way reflect the view of the association at both the national and state chapter. The Chairman of Miyetti Allah in the state, Kuraye, said the National Chairman and all its executive members will be visiting the state soon to appeal and seek the Governor’s forgiveness over the derogatory remarks. Kuraye also claims the National Secretary must be regretting his utterances. “We request to have your in...
We won’t recognize your anti-grazing policy – Miyetti Allah tells Southern Governors
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We won’t recognize your anti-grazing policy – Miyetti Allah tells Southern Governors

Herders under the Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore have said they will not recognize the Southern governors' anti-grazing deadline, describing it as 'satanic.' The group said this just as the September 1 deadline set aside by Southern governors for the banning of open grazing draws near. The herders said the planned policy had been overtaken by events, declaring the group's support for Nigerian government’s plan to revive grazing reserves, grazing routes and facilitate ranching in all the states. In an interview with Leadership newspaper, the national secretary of the Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore, Saleh Alhassan, said members of the organization would not recognize any anti-open grazing policy in the country. “We don’t recognize anti-grazing law. Nobody can do anti-grazing policy in Nige...
Ex-Foursquare General overseer, Wilson Badejo, Dies at 74
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Ex-Foursquare General overseer, Wilson Badejo, Dies at 74

The Former General Overseer of Foursquare Gospel Church Nigeria, Rev. Dr. Wilson Badejo has died. Badejo died on Saturday, August 8, while on his way to the Bells University, Ota, Ogun State for a meeting as chairman of the school’s Governing Council. The clergyman was reported to have driven himself out of his house but later handed the vehicle over to his driver. He is said to have started to experience difficulty in breathing before he eventually passed on. He was rushed to a hospital in Ota, Ogun State where he was confirmed dead. Confirming the incident, the National Secretary of the church, Rev. Yomi Oyinloye, said Badejo will be sorely missed.
Former APGA National Secretary Defects to APC
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Former APGA National Secretary Defects to APC

Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, a former National Secretary and Governorship candidate for the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Zamfara state has defected to the All Progressives Congress. Speaking after formally declaring his defection from APGA to APC on Monday June 28, Shinkafi stated that contrary to public opinion he didn’t join the APC for material gain. He also maintained that he was one of the founding fathers of APGA, and has been in the party for 19 years where he rose up to the rank of the National Secretary of the party. Shinkafi said;   “I am leaving APGA not because I don’t like the party but I am living APGA in order to join Matawalle in the APC to rebuild Zamfara State. “I was invited by Governor Bello Matawalle...
Miyyeti Allah asks FG to Give Palliative to Herdsmen
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Miyyeti Allah asks FG to Give Palliative to Herdsmen

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has asked the Federal Government to introduce a social support programme to alleviate the huge losses of livestock for herdsmen across the country. In a communique jointly signed by the association’s President, Muhammad Kiruwa and National Secretary, Baba Othman Ngelzarma and released after a one-day national executive meeting of MACBAN with the Chairman of its Board of Trustees (BoT), the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III,  Miyetti Allah said over five million cattle have been lost to banditry, cattle rustling, kidnapping and climate change, which adversely affect the herdsmen, hence the need for a form of palliative to ameliorate their plights. The group which called for an immediate action to be taken again...
Restructure, let Fulanis go their way – Miyetti Allah tells FG
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Restructure, let Fulanis go their way – Miyetti Allah tells FG

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore herdsmen group has appealed to the Federal Government to consider the calls for restructuring of the country.   In an interview with Sunday Punch, the group's National Secretary Saleh Alhassan alleged that they are being marginalized in the country.   Alhassan further said if the calls for restructuring is heeded to, it will enable Fulanis go their way and also know what is theirs. He also wondered if Nigerians think there will be peace when they don't have access to lands to feed their animals.   He said;   “We don’t support crime. So, I’m not saying there are no Fulani that are criminals, there are, like other tribes, but don’t destroy their profession. It’s not good for the country. If everything busts, it’s to the ...
No Leadership Vacuum In APC – Lanre Issa-onilu
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No Leadership Vacuum In APC – Lanre Issa-onilu

The attention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been drawn to an Exparte Order allegedly granted in favor of Victor Giadom per MOTION NO: FCT/HC/M/6447/2020. We wish to inform the general public that none of the four defendants named on the said process were served with the Originating Processes in the Suit and as a result the Party became aware of the existence of such an Order on June 17, 2020 through its circulation on social media. A cursory look at the said Order will reveal that it was granted on March 16, 2020 to fill a purportedly vacant office of National Chairman ahead of a National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting which turned out to have been convened in contravention of the APC Constitution. To begin with, Justice Liman of the Federal High Court had on M...
Fresh Crisis Rocks APC As Bulama Emerges New National Secretary
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Fresh Crisis Rocks APC As Bulama Emerges New National Secretary

The crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) took a new dimension on Tuesday following the announcement of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the new National Secretary by the National Working Committee(NWC) of the party. The meeting of the NWC was stormy as the National Vice Chairman North East, Comrade Salihu Mustapha insisted the announcement should not be made after a motion to name Bulama was reportedly moved by the National Legal Adviser, Barrister Ogala. The incident created tension, leading to a shouting match during the meeting. Mustapha, who stormed out of the meeting, however, told reporters that Oshiomhole was not qualified to preside over the NWC meeting following a court order on his suspension by the party in his state. He threatened to drag Oshiomhole to the Depart...
APC Appoints Hon. Victor Giadom as Acting National Secretary
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APC Appoints Hon. Victor Giadom as Acting National Secretary

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed Hon. Victor Giadom as the Party’s acting National Secretary. This was contained in a statement made available to DAILY POST Friday night by Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC National Publicity Secretary. It said the Giadon will hold the position “pending when Yobe State nominates a replacement for the former National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, who is the Governor-elect of Yobe State”. Before the appointment, Hon. Giadom was the Party’s Deputy National Secretary.
Cocoa Farmers Threaten Nationwide Strike
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Cocoa Farmers Threaten Nationwide Strike

Cocoa farmers have threatened to declare a nationwide strike over the sector's neglect.   The aggrieved farmers gave the threat under the aegis of the National Executive Council of the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN).   In a communiqué after a meeting in Akure, they also alleged that government procured substandard agro inputs for the sector.   They expressed concern that this was happening, despite the diversification policy of the Federal Government into agriculture.   The farmers vowed to stage a mega protest across the cocoa producing states in the country, including Abuja and Lagos.   They indicted the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, alleging its neglect of the sector.   According to them, they have made severa...
We Will Not Sell Our Birthright To Fulani Herdsmen – Group
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We Will Not Sell Our Birthright To Fulani Herdsmen – Group

The Igala socio-cultural group, Uk’Omu Igala Organisation has warned Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello not to donate any land from the state for proposed cattle colonies. The group lamented in a press release, that marauding Fulani herdsmen has caused the Igala people “pain, anguish and tragic deaths.” The group, in an open letter signed by its National Leader, Major General Patrick Akpa (rtd) and National Secretary, Malam Ahmed Hussain and addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari stated that the planned cattle colony in Kogi East Senatorial District would be incompatible with the agricultural activities of the Igala people. Uk’Omu Igala Organisation highlighted instances of killer Fulani herdsmen attacks on innocent farmers to buttress its rejection of the planned cattle colony and s...
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Herdsmen After Our Land, Says Ortom

The last one week has been overwhelming for the people and government of Benue State, following the killing of 73 people by suspected herdsmen. Ahead of today’s meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari by Benue stakeholders, Governor Samuel Ortom speaks with MANAGING EDITOR (NORTHERN OPERATION) YUSUF ALLI in Makurdi. Excerpts:   Did you see the herdsmen attack coming?   Yes, I saw it coming. The bill was signed into law on the 22nd of May 2017, and in June, Miyyeti Allah Kautal Hore did a press conference and threatened that they will not accept the law and the law will not be implemented in Benue State.   The press conference was in the papers. It was on video and audio. In a normal situation, the security agencies would have picked them for threatening not ...
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We Don’t Want Cattle Colonies, Revive Existing Grazing Reserves – Miyetti Allah To FG

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has faulted Federal Government’s proposed establishment of cattle colonies, saying it should rather revive the existing grazing reserves across the country. MACBAN said that the 415 grazing reserves in the country covered about three million hectares of land, adding that the reserves had been neglected by the government over the years hence the reason for the dilapidated infrastructure in them. Addressing newsmen in Abuja on Sunday, the National Secretary of MACBAN, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, said the reserves lacked water, which was 70 per cent need of cattle. Ngelzarma said, “We accept the fact that there has been a serious encroachment of the reserves by farmers. “First, let’s identify these grazing reserves. Identify...
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We Lost 1000 People, 2 Million Cows In Taraba – Miyetti Allah

A Text of Press Conference by the National Secretary of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) on Sunday, January 14, 2018 Members of the general public are already aware of the burning national security challenges with violent hostilities affecting pastoralist community in different parts of the country. These very unfortunate crises have since degenerated into dangerously intolerable level of killings, maiming and unprecedented destruction of property. More worrisome is the fact that the pastoralist community which has been the main target of the offensive is also deliberately been pointed as the attackers at the same time. This horrible accusation in both intent and purpose is meant not only to smear the image of the herdsmen as a peace loving community, but to also al...
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Benue Killings: Ortom, Ogbeh, Others Meet Buhari Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will today meet with Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom and other stakeholders from the state – in a bid to resolve the crisis sparked by the herdsmen killings. No fewer than 73 victims of the herdsmen’s actions were buried at the weekend. Over 60,000 displaced persons are in five camps. Confirming the development to DAILY POST on Sunday, Ogbeh said he would join his kinsman in the Villa to proffer the way forward on the killings in the state. “Yes, they just called to inform me that the governor and his entourage would be coming to have a meeting with the president on the attacks on farmers in the state”, he said. Also speaking ahead of the meeting, the state governor, Ortom, said he had ordered the arrest of those instigating the Tiv-Hausa clash or a...
PDP To Hold 76th NEC Meeting Tuesday
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PDP To Hold 76th NEC Meeting Tuesday

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced Tuesday as the date for its 76th National Executive Council, NEC, meeting. The opposition party made this known in a notice of meeting signed by its national secretary, Ben Obi, on Saturday. Mr. Obi said before the NEC meeting, the National Caretaker Committee of the party will meet with all the persons aspiring to be the national chairman of the party. The PDP is expected to elect a new chairman and other national officers in December.
Anambra Guber: PDP Constitutes Campaign Committee
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Anambra Guber: PDP Constitutes Campaign Committee

The National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has constituted a Campaign Committee for the Anambra State gubernatorial election scheduled for Nov. 18. A statement issued by Sen. Ben Obi, National Secretary of the party on Wednesday in Abuja, disclosed that the committee would be led by Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu and Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta as joint chairmen. Mr Obaze Oseloka, the party’s gubernatorial candidate for Anambra would flag off his campaign on Monday, at the Dennis Memorial Grammar School (DMGS) Onitsha the statement said. It named the campaign committee members to include Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President, all PDP governors, Sen. Ben Obi and all former PDP Governors from the South East. Other members were all former governo...
Anambra Guber: UPP Clears Chidoka, Offodile
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Anambra Guber: UPP Clears Chidoka, Offodile

Former House of Representatives member, Hon. Chudi Offodile, and ex-Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, have been cleared to contest the primaries of the United Progressives Party (UPP) for the November 18 governorship election of Anambra state. The two aspirants were cleared by a seven-man screening panel headed by the party’s National Secretary, Alhaji Sadeeq Masalla. They will partake in the primary scheduled to hold in Awka, the state capital on August 19. The party assured that the process would be free and fair, adding that the list of the delegates had since been published on the party’s website. UPP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Ogbuehi Dike, said, “We wish to seize this opportunity to reassure all the members of our great party and the general public that in com...
APGA Will Win Lagos, Southeast In 2019 – Agbaso​
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APGA Will Win Lagos, Southeast In 2019 – Agbaso​

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has ratified the nominations of Chief Martin Agbaso as the substantive National Chairman and Alhaji A.D. Musa as the party’s National Secretary. This was part of the Special National Convention held on Saturday in Owerri, Imo State. Speaking, Agbaso assured the members and Nigerians of making APGA a national party that would be able to win elections in all the states of the federation. Agbaso expressed confidence that the party would retain the governorship of Anambra on November 18, 2017. He also assured that APGA would win the remaining governorship of the South East by 2019. “I will bring change that will make everybody be envious of the party. I am not running for any position in the state (Imo) again, my job now is to see that ...
Miyetti Allah Vows To Challenge Anti-Grazing Law In Court
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Miyetti Allah Vows To Challenge Anti-Grazing Law In Court

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says it will continue to challenge the anti-grazing laws introduced by some state governments in court. The National Secretary of the association, Baba Ngelzarma, made the declaration while speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. He said the pastoralists, who were largely uneducated, would view the anti-grazing laws, when implemented, as forcing them out of their ancestral and cultural way of earning a living. According to him, implementing the laws will create another crisis in the country. Mr. Ngelzarma said the revival of grazing reserves across the country would aid efforts to stop the roaming of cattle and pastoralists. He said grazing reserves across the country had been devastated through encroachment b...
Dokpesi, Shittu Battle For APDA’s Leadership
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Dokpesi, Shittu Battle For APDA’s Leadership

The crisis brewing in the newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) came to the open yesterday with the suspension and counter-suspension by the two factions laying claim to the leadership of the party. The Chief Raymond Dokpesi-led Board of Trustees (BoT), which met in Abuja yesterday, announced the sack of the Mallam Kabiru Shittu-led Interim National Working Committee (NWC). The faction alleged that the tenure of the NWC members had expired since June 14 this year in line with the party’s constitution. Those appointed as new executive members of the party, according to statement are Mr Mainasa Ilo, National Chairman; Chief Dan Nwanyanwu, Chairman Board of Trustees and Mr Amobi Nwosu, National Secretary; while; and Mr Ide Felix Equabor is the National Publicit...
Buhari Campaign Office Appoints Coordinators Ahead Of 2019 Polls
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Buhari Campaign Office Appoints Coordinators Ahead Of 2019 Polls

The South-West office of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 Campaign Organisation was on Monday inaugurated by some of the President’s supporters from the geopolitical zone and other parts of the country. Among those who were present at the inauguration were a former Nigeria Ambassador to Qatar, Dr. Bawa Abdulahi, a member of the organisation’s Board of Trustees, Isaka Hassan, the group’s acting Deputy National Coordinator, Daniel Omofeso, the acting National Secretary, Deaconess Rita Solari Inko-Tariah, and others. At the event, the group also appointed coordinators for the six states in the zone. The National Coordinator of the organisation, Danladi Pasalli, said the South-West had always played prominent role in the politics of the country, saying it was one of the pillars beh...
Clark Calls For Kanu’s Arrest Over Comments On Anambra Guber Poll
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Clark Calls For Kanu’s Arrest Over Comments On Anambra Guber Poll

Niger Delta leader and convener of Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Chief Edwin Clark, has called for the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Clark said the IPOB leader should be locked away for declaring that an election would not take place in Anambra State in November. Governorship election in the state has been scheduled for November 18. But Kanu is insisting that no election would take place in the state until the government holds a referendum to determine if the South-east wants to remain a part of Nigeria. In an interview, the Ijaw leader said Kanu did not know the implications of his demand for an independent state of Biafra. “I think Nigeria is one country, we cannot break up. My advice to those beating the drum of secession i...
PDP Holds National Caucus, BOT, NEC Meetings July 17
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PDP Holds National Caucus, BOT, NEC Meetings July 17

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed its expanded National Caucus, Board of Trustees (BoT), and National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings for Monday, July 17. The notice of the meeting was jointly issued in Abuja on Saturday by Sen. Ben Obi, the National Secretary of PDP National Caretaker Committee, and Amb. Aminu Wali, the National Secretary of BOT for BOT Chairman. It stated that the meeting of the expanded National Caucus would hold at 8 a.m, at PDP National Secretariat (Wadata Plaza), Abuja. Those invited to attend the meeting were former presidents and vice presidents, PDP governors, NEC members, BoT members, National Assembly members, former PDP governors, former PDP ministers and all former national officers of the party. It added that the BOT and NEC would a...
PDP Announces ‘Amnesty’ For Sheriff, Cairo, Oladipo, Others
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PDP Announces ‘Amnesty’ For Sheriff, Cairo, Oladipo, Others

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has announced what it called “general amnesty” for its members who it said participated in the crisis that engulfed the party in the last 14 months. It said while it would overlook the sins committed by those set of people, it nevertheless warned that anyone who participates in fresh plot against the former ruling party would not be forgiven. The Chairman of National Caretaker Committee of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, stated this in an interview with reporters in Abuja on Thursday. The former governor of Kaduna State was reacting to a question on whether the party would sanction the sacked National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, and those in his camp who took the party to court over the outcome of its M...
Ex-Militants Give Bank 15-Day Ultimatum Over Frozen N12bn
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Ex-Militants Give Bank 15-Day Ultimatum Over Frozen N12bn

Some ex-militants, who invested in the controversial Virtual Currency Scheme, has given a major commercial bank in Nigeria a 15-day ultimatum to release the N12 billion belonging to them and other Nigerians frozen in the bank. Speaking on the platform of Third Phase Amnesty, the ex-militants in a statement by the National Secretary, Mr. Tam Odogwu, said over 1,000 members invested in the scheme and threatened to mobilise against the bank’s operations in the Niger Delta region if their monies were not unfrozen within 15 days. Recall that promoter of the scheme, Philemon Gora, had assured the Chairman, House Committee on Public Petition, Mr. Uzoma Nkem-Abonta, of paying all the depositors as soon as the account is unfrozen. In the statement, Odogwu said they had written several lett...
Osun West By-Election: Sheriff Presents PDP Flag To Adeleke
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Osun West By-Election: Sheriff Presents PDP Flag To Adeleke

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff, has presented the party’s flag to Alhaji Ademola Adeleke as PDP’s candidate for the Osun West Senatorial election. Ademola is the younger brother to the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, who was representing the senatorial district before his death. Before defecting to the PDP, Adeleke was a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, where his late brother was also a member. The presentation of the flag, which was done on Thursday, was held at the national headquarters of the PDP in Abuja. Adeleke described his nomination as significant, adding that the whole state was already in frenzy mood. Apart from the PDP, he said he had the support of the Labour Party, Accord Party and some members of the APC for...
APC Leaders Angry Over Buhari Govt’s Neglect
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APC Leaders Angry Over Buhari Govt’s Neglect

State chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and some national officers yesterday registered their disappointment with the national leadership of the party over the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to reward party members. The party officials lamented that members who worked for APC’s victory in the 2015 general elections have been neglected almost two years after the polls. The state chairmen and national officers, under the aegis of Non-National Working Committee (NWC) members, in their separate communications to the APC leadership and President Buhari, also decried the delay by the party in filling vacant positions in the state executives across the country. New Telegraph gathered that the 36 state chairmen of the APC and their Federal Capital Territory (FCT) count...
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Recruitment Into Various Positions
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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Recruitment Into Various Positions

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), invite applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions below: (1.)Job Title: Confidential Secretary Location: Nigeria Department: Office of the National Chairman; Office of the Chief of Staff Slot: 2 Qualifications, Skills and Experience Must Possess First Degree in Humanities or Secretarial Studies. Must be Computer Literate with 5 years of post Qualifications Express. Application Closing Date Not Specified. Job Title: Confidential Secretary Location: Nigeria Department: Office of the National Chairman; Office of the Principal Secretary Qualifications, Skills and Experience Must Possess First Degree in Humanities or Secretarial Studies. Must be Computer Literate with 5 years of post Qualificati...
Jonathan’s PDP Peace Meeting Ends In Disarray
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Jonathan’s PDP Peace Meeting Ends In Disarray

*** Wike and Sheriff Point Fingers at each other The peace meeting convened by former President Goodluck Jonathan to end the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party ended in disarray in Abuja on Thursday. The disagreement among the key actors in the party crisis also forced the National Chairman of the party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, to walk out of the meeting. Jonathan, who presided over the meeting, had earlier in his opening address, begged the combatants to sheathe their swords. As of the time he spoke, Sheriff had yet to arrive the meeting, but some other guests, including the Chairman of the sacked National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, were in attendance. As soon as he finished speaking, Sheriff walked in. His late entrance caused a little stir as the...
APC National Committee Visits Saraki, Others At The National Assembly
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APC National Committee Visits Saraki, Others At The National Assembly

The All Progressive Congress (APC) National Working Committee led by its Chairman, John Oyegun today visited the Senate Caucus of the party at National Assembly. In attendance at the meeting include the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, the Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan, Senators and the National Secretary of the APC, Mai Mala Buni. The meeting is to discuss the "crisis" between the presidency and the senate.  
Why We Visited Nnamdi Kanu- Soludo
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Why We Visited Nnamdi Kanu- Soludo

- The former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Charles Soludo has called for the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu - Soludo led other Igbo leaders to visit the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) on Tuesday, February 28 - Soludo has revealed why they visited Kanu The former governor of the CBN, Charles Soludo has given reasons why he visited the leader of the IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. Soludo who spoke to journalists after the visit to Kanu at Kuje Prison said the act was in solidarity with the detained IPOB. Soludo visited Kanu alongside renowned economist Pat Utomi, Law Mefor, national secretary of the Alliance Democracy, Udenta Udenta among others under aegis of Nzuko Umunna, a coalition of all major group in the South-east and South-south. The former CBN governor ...
APC Set To ‘poach’ PDP Members, Woo Sheriff’s Faction
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APC Set To ‘poach’ PDP Members, Woo Sheriff’s Faction

The ruling All Progressives Congress has begun moves to woo some members of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. It was learnt on Friday that some former members of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party and the Congress for Progressive Change might cross over to the APC in what appears to be a realignment of political forces. Sources in the APC told Saturday PUNCH that the former members of the defunct ANPP and CPC had become power brokers in the ruling party. It was learnt that the discreet move to woo members of the Sheriff-led faction of the PDP was being spearheaded by some of the APC chieftains, who were formerly in the ANPP and the CPC. Findings showed that some ex-members of the ANPP in the PDP were still sy...

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