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APC CRISIS: Withdraw Ibikunle Amosun’s Senatorial Ticket, BMO Tells Oshiomhole, Party Leaders [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to withdraw the ticket of any party leader backing candidates in other political parties for the 2019 election. This comes against the backdrop of moves by a handful of state governors to have some of their political associates contest on the platforms of other parties next year. Recall that Governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, have vowed not to work against the APC governorship candidates in their respective States in favour of their preferred candidates. Governor Amosun, who is [Read]

2019: APC Will win Ogun, Imo without Amosun, Okorocha – Oshiomhole Boasts [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has boasted that with the popularity of the APC in Imo and Ogun States, the party would win the 2019 elections despite the alleged anti -party activities of their governors. He described the governors as poor students of their own history who had forgotten they lost elections before winning on the platform of the APC. Oshiomhole spoke after receiving the APC women leaders from Edo State and Abuja, who paid him a solidarity visit in his office in Aso Drive, Abuja . Okorocha, Amosun and Governor Abdul – Aziz Yari of Zamfara State are at loggerheads with the national [Read]

2019: I’ll Support Akinlade With Everything I have – Amosun, says he’s Next Ogun Gov

  …says he’s next gov of Ogun State Gov Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state said the governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade has his blessings to pursue his mandate under a new platform and shall do all he can to ensure his success in the coming Gubernatorial polls. Amosun, who said he was not the type to hide under a finger, disclosed this on Monday at a meeting with his loyalists, held at the Presidential Lodge, Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta. The governor reiterated his commitments towards ensuring Akinlade succeeds him in May 29, 2019; promising he would never work for Dapo Abiodun [Read]

OGUN 2019: 26 Assembly Aspirants, Amosun Loyalists Defect from APC to APM – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that no fewer than 26 loyalists of Ogun State governor,  Ibikunle Amosun, on Monday, announced their defection from the All Progressives Congress to the Allied People’s Movement. The defectors were the aggrieved members of the APC who claimed to have won the legislative primaries of the APC conducted by the state election committee, appointed by the National Working Committee held October 8, 2018, in the state. They include two serving commissioners, Mr Dayo Adeneye (Information and Strategy) and Mrs Modupe Mujota (Education, Science and Technology) who were candidates of the Assembly for Odogbolu and Abeokuta South 1. [Read]

2019: Chief of Staff, Commissioner, Eight Aides resign from Amosun’s Cabinet

  The Chief of Staff to Gov. Ibikunle Amosun, Chief Tolu Odebiyi and the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Afolabi Afuape on Friday resigned their appointment. Odebiyi, the Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Ogun West , expressed deep appreciation to the governor for the opportunity given him to serve the people of Ogun State. In a statement made available to newsmen on Friday in Abeokuta, Odebiyi expressed gratitude to members of the State Executive Council for their support and cooperation during the period   he served as the Chief of Staff. He noted that he resigned from his position  to pursue his Senatorial ambition. The [Read]

Proposed Abeokuta City Centre to Create 4,000 Jobs – Amosun

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that not less than 4,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities will be created, when construction works on the Abeokuta City Centre, in the Ogun State capital, is completed.  The Promoter of Shoprite, Mr. Tayo Amusan, made this known in an interview with news men, after he accompanied Governor Ibikunle Amosun and stakeholders, on an inspection of the project site, in Abeokuta. He said the vision is to create a city within a city, that will accommodate people from all over West Africa. The Lead Contractor handling the project, Mr. Ibukun Sonola, also answering questions, said the project, which has reached 60 percent completion stage, will [Read]

2019: APC Crisis Deepens As Amosun’s Anointed Guber Candidate, Akinlade, Lawmakers, Others Dump Party

  As the race for the 2019 general elections hots up especially in Ogun State, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, the preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, the outgoing governor of Ogun state, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) alongside other Loyalists and state lawmakers. The defection of Akinlade, who represents Egbado south and Ipokia federal constituency of Ogun, was announced at the house of representatives on Thursday. Similarly, the Ogun Assembly Majority Leader, Adeyinka Mafe, Chief Whip, Idowu Olowofuja, Honourables Tunde Sanusi and Ganiyu Oyedeji also dumped the ruling party in the state for Allied People’s Movement (APM). In a related development, asides [Read]

OGUN APC PRIMARIES FALL-OUT: Amosun’s Loyalist, Reps member Dumps APC – READ MORE

  ABEOKUTA – An acclaimed ally and trusted friend of Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Mukaila Kazeem, has reportedly defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM). Kazeem, who represents Abeokuta North/Obafemi-Owode/Odeda federal constituency in Ogun state, dumped the APC barely hours after the ruling party inaugurated a special committee tasked with the sole duty of reconciling aggrieved party members. The lawmaker cited irregularities in the party’s primary as the reason for his move He said he was leaving the APC primary was rigged in favour of Olumide Osoba, the son of former Governor Olusegun Osoba. A source close to Kazeem was quoted by [Read]

Amosun Presents N420.6bn “Budget Of Enduring Legacy” To Ogun Assembly – SEE BREAKDOWN OF FIGURES HERE

  ABEOKUTA – Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun on Wednesday presented to the state House of Assembly a budget of N420.6billion for 2019. The budget titled, “Budget of Enduring Legacy’’, Amosun said the figure represents an increase of 17 per cent over the N345.4billion budgeted for 2018. He said that the proposal was made up of N254.055 billion capital expenditure, representing 63.1 per cent and recurrent expenditure of N148.5 billion, representing 36.9 per cent. The governor explained that the 2019 proposal was based on his administration’s resolve to deliver its campaign promises despite the fact that the administration was wrapping up. Amosun said that the state projected N221.244billion as revenue [Read]

2019: Amosun meets Buhari Again in closed doors – READ MORE  

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun earlier today met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Villa, Abuja, NEWS FLAKES NG reports. Amosun reportedly arrived the State House around 2.50pm and walked straight to the President’s office for a closed door meeting. Reports have it that the Governor is one of the APC stakeholders who are calling for the sack of the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole over the just concluded primaries. Oshiomhole was grilled early this week by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) over allegations of bribery. The party National Working Committee (NWC) led by Oshiomhole had submitted the name of Chief Dapo Abiodun as governorship candidate [Read]