Crisis

Buhari, APC Turned Me To a Social Leper in South East, Party Will Disintegrate After PMB in 2023 – Okorocha

OWERRI – Former Imo state governor and senator representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha has said his support for Presidential Muhammadu Buhari ambition in 2015 and membership of the All Progressives Congress earned him the scorn of people of the South-East geopolitical zone. He made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja while speaking with newsmen. Findings revealed that he was a member of the splinter group of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA that teamed up with the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria and the All Nigerian Peoples Party to form the APC. He was also in the alliance was the defunct New People’s Democratic [Read]

Edo Crisis: Obaseki sacked the only commissioner I nominated into his cabinet – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has spoken on the crisis between him and his successor, Godwin Obaseki, governor of Edo state, stating that Obaseki removed the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet. The duo were at loggerhead for a substantial period between May and July and as observers believe it has gone to rest when peace was brokered between them. In an interview with Channels Television, Oshiomhole said the governor took the action after a reconciliatory meeting that was attended by four governors. A faction of the assembly is said to be loyal to the governor while the other is on the [Read]

Party Chairman, Eight Others Injured As Ondo APC Meeting Turns Bloody

AKURE – It was chaotic moment in Ondo state on Sunday as some suspected hoodlums invaded the All Progressive Congress secretariat in Ondo, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of the state, and disrupted the meeting. Not fewer than eight people were reportedly injured including the party chairman, Mr. Aro Bernard. It was gathered that the political thugs who were said to be about 20 in number invaded the venue of the meeting after overpowering some members of the party. According to a party member, Tope Adekunle disclosed that the hoodlums who were armed with cudgels, sticks, cutlass, and knives were led by one Garba who monitored the beating [Read]

APC CRISIS: I’ve also sacked Oshiomhole for anti-party activities —Okorocha [READ MORE]

  The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has criticised the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for his suspension from the party over alleged anti -party activities. The National Working Committee of the APC, on Friday, had also suspended Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State; the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru; and the Director – General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu. But Okorocha, during an interview on Sunday Politics, a programme of Channels Television, said Oshiomhole did not have the power to remove a party member, describing the suspension as a joke. NEWS FLAKES NG further gathered that the governor also accused [Read]

2019: APC Moves To Punish Yari, Amosun, Okorocha, Akeredolu Over Anti-party Activities, Awaits Buhari’s Approval [READ MORE]

 After exhausting all means to placate some critical stakeholders in the party who are aggrieved owing to the fall-out of its controversial primaries, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has decided to wield the big stick on party members, especially state governors who are working against the interest of the party to achieve victory in 2019 general elections, NEWS FLAKES NG has authoritatively gathered. On the cards to be punished, according to a credible source, are Governors Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, among others. The party leadership last month set up a reconciliation committee but majority of the [Read]

[VIDEO] – “If Your Father and Mother Born You Well, Show Your Face In Zamfara State” – Gov Yari To Oshiomhole

  Here is the moment angry Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara state sounded a serious warning to Adams Oshiomhole, the APC national Chairman. The Governor has been spotted threatening to attack Adams Oshiomhole, the APC National Chairman in a trending video on social media. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that though when the video was shot is not known as at PRESS TIME, however it should be noted that the Zamfara State Governor has been at loggerheads with the APC Chairman and members of the National Working Committee after party primaries in the state in October. Governor Abdulaziz Yari who threatened to attack Adams Oshiomhole in the video, was heard saying; “I’m saying that [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]

APC crisis: Buhari, Osibanjo, Tinubu, govs meet next week to determine Oshiomhole’s fate

  Barring any last minute changes, a leadership meeting of the All Progressives Congress will hold next week to determine the fate of the embattled National Chairman of the party , Adams Oshiomhole, NEWS FLAKES NG  has learnt . A prominent member of the party, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue , confided in one of our source’s correspondents, in Abuja , on Friday that as a precursor to this meeting , the party’s National Leader , Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu , and Oshiomhole, met in Paris , France , on Thursday . Tinubu had gone to France ahead of the President’s visit to [Read]

2019: APC Will Fail in Ogun, South-west Zone – AMOSUN

  The Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has stated that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, lacks respect for truth and decency. The governor who was reacting to statements credited to Comrade Adams Oshiomole on the controversy trailing the primaries of the party in Ogun State also stated that the design of Adams Oshiomhole and his collaborators to hijack the government of Ogun State and hand it over to a gang of rapacious expansionists in the South West will fail. A statement signed by Adedayo Adeneye, the Ogun State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, states that Governor Amosun notes the unsavoury language [Read]

APC CRISIS: Oshiomhole Raises Alarm Over Fresh Plots to Unseat him – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole says powerful stakeholders of the party are currently mobilising against his leadership. Atiku vs Buhari: Northern Leaders divided ahead of 2019 Presidential Polls – READ MORE According to a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja, Oshiomhole said the move by the stakeholders can be attributed to his scorn for impunity and circumvention of due process perpetrated in some states during the party’s primaries. Oshiomhole who has been battling with protests by some states chapters and resignation by some members as a result of the primaries of [Read]