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APC wins Kwara bye-election, defeats PDP, other parties

  The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Raheem Olawuyi, was on Saturday declared the winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal Constituency bye-election held across the four councils in Kwara. The APC also won the bye-election in Kankiya/Kusada/Ingawa federal constituency of Katsina State. In Kwara, the Returning Officer for the election, Abimbola Adesoji, while declaring the result at the Irepodun Local Government Secretariat in Omu-Aran, said Mr Olawuyi polled 21, 236 to emerge winner. He defeated his closest rival, Saheed Damilare, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 18,095 votes. Mr Abimbola, who is of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, said Mr Olawuyi having scored the highest number of [Read]

I did not collect salary for eight years as governor, claims Aregbesola

  The outgoing governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that he did not earn salaries throughout the eight years of his administration. Aregbesola disclosed this during an interactive session tagged ‘Ogbeni Till Day Break’ on Saturday in Osogbo. The governor said since it was the state that was feeding him, fueling his cars and provided him with accommodation, there was no need for him to be paid. Aregbesola also said that he did not have bank accounts any part of the world. He said, “I have not collected salaries since I became the governor of the state. The state feeds me, fuels my car and provided me accommodation. [Read]

I Am Doing My Best To Develop Nigeria – Buhari

  “I am doing my best now to utilize our resources to develop the country. We are already getting results on road, rail and power. “My frustration is that some people still have plenty stolen money stashed in Europe, U S and other countries”, said president Muhammadu Buhari. Mr President said this during an interactive session with the Nigerian community in Paris. Buhari equally reiterated his commitment towards developing the educational sector. He assured Nigerians to expect more investment in the sector, noting that allocations to the educational sector will be improved as revenue increases, describing the sector as a major engine for the development of any country. “We are [Read]

SHOCKING: The Man in Aso Rock Is Not Buhari – Femi Fani-Kayode Insists

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation has insisted that the person occupying the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock is not President Muhammadu Buhari. Fani-Kayode said Nigerians would be shocked in 2019 when the true identity of the president would be uncovered. He was reacting to the ongoing crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC. According to the ex-Minister; “If APC provokes me again I will tell the whole world what we were cooking that got the house burnt”- Gov. Amosun. “If I say what I know about APC Nigerians will burn down Aso Rock within 24 hours”- Gov. Okorocha. “There is something rotten in [Read]

Buhari’s supporters, traders’ association plan million-man march for Dec 6

  The Grassroots Mobilisers for Buhari and the Abuja chapter of the Arewa Traders ’ Association have agreed to mobilise 1 .03 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election . GMB is a political association saddled with the task of ensuring electoral victory for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 general elections . The National Chairperson of GMB , Dr. Fatima Goni , who announced this in a statement in Abuja on Sunday, said the agreement was reached at a meeting between the leaderships of the two associations at Kebbi Hotel , Abuja . She also revealed that the GMB and the traders ’ association [Read]

BREAKING: I was searched, intimidated by security agents – Atiku Abubakar on arriving Nigeria from Dubai

  Former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said that on arrival from Dubai Sunday morning he was intimidated and searched by state agents at the Abuja airport. Atiku on his Twitter handle said: ‘I arrived to Abuja this morning to a search by agents of the state, aimed at intimidating me and my staff. ‘I am committed to building a Nigeria where no citizen is intimidated by agents of state who are paid to protect them. ‘Together, #LetsGetNigeriaWorkingAgain.’ SEE TWEET BELOW: Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Timi Frank, revealed [Read]

2019: Nigerians will be running to Neighbouring countries to feed if Buhari wins – Fayose

  Ayodele Fayose, immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, says Nigerians will be running to other neighboring countries to feed if President Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term in office. Fayose also urged the President to “face governance and stop complaining”. According to the former Governor, “the President’s time is almost up”. A statement on Thursday by Fayose’s media aide, Lere Olayinka, accused the president of spending “three and a half years blaming his predecessors and inflicting both security and economic crises on the country”. The statement read: “When he was seeking the votes of Nigerians, he never said he was coming to complain. Rather, he promised to fix what he claimed [Read]

2019: I am Mentally Fit and Stable, Sanwo-Olu tells INEC

  The Lagos State governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress , Mr Babajide Sanwo -Olu, says he has never been declared unfit and having unsound mind at any point in time . This is contrary to allegations levelled against him by the Lagos State Governor , Mr Akinwunmi Ambode . The governor on September 30 , 2018 while addressing a World Press Conference alleged that Sanwo -Olu was once a patient at the Gbagada General Hospital , Lagos , where he underwent rehabilitation . Sanwo -Olu had emerged as the governorship candidate of the party in the state based on the support received from the Mandate Movement of the [Read]

APC Crisis: Okorocha, Son-in-Law, Supporters Plan To Dump APC For SDP – READ MORE

  Barring any last minute change of plans,  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that supporters of All Progressives Congress in Imo State are expressing concern over the likely effects of the current battle between Governor Rochas Okorocha and the party’s governorship candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma, according to reports. Following current irreconcilable differences between Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and the All Progressives Congress Governorship Candidate, Senator Hope Uzodinma, there are grave concerns that their bitter battles may endanger the fortunes of the ruling party in the 2019 elections. There is also the fear that the current secret moves by some aggrieved stakeholders in the APC power game may be designed [Read]

APC is full of crocodiles and sharks, Shehu Sani warns Yuguda – READ MORE

  The senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has warned a former Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda , to beware of his erstwhile party , the All Progressives Congress , noting that the party is “full of crocodiles and sharks .” Shehu Sani was elected to the Senate on the platform of APC in 2015 , but he left the party for Peoples Redemption Party after he lost at the primaries in September . Sani ’s warning to Yuguda came on the heels of the latter ’s defection to the APC from the Green Party of Nigeria . In an interview published on Saturday [Read]