Defection

BOOM! Ifeanyi Ubah dumps YPP for APC weeks after clinching Senate slot [READ MORE]

Anambra South Senator-elect, Ifeanyi Ubah, who won on the platform of the Young People’s Party (YPP) has dumped the party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), NEWS FLAKES NG authoritatively gathers.  This is coming four days after he denied plans to dump the party. The National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, disclosed that Ubah was now with the ruling party at the opening of the APC National Working Committee members, returning/newly-elected senators at the Presidential Villa, on Monday, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. Oshiomhole in his opening remark, said the YPP Senator-elect from Anambra South had decided to pitch tent with the ruling party because he [Read]

Drama as OGD returns from political retirement after 24hrs, ‘agrees’ to lead supporters to APC [READ MORE]

Barely 24 hours after he announced his departure from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Sunday agreed to lead his supporters to join the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).  NEWS FLAKES NG had earlier reported that In a letter dated March 14 and addressed to the PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, Daniel resigned from the party and also quit “partisan politics.” [READ ALSO] Former Ogun Gov, Gbenga Daniel quits partisan politics, writes Uche Secondus [READ MORE] However, in dramatic twist on Sunday, OGD as popularly called, addressed his supporters and loyalists at his Asoludero residence in Sagamu on why “he decided to quit partisan [Read]

APC Crisis Deepens As Ex-Reps Speaker, Ghali N’abba Dumps Party For PDP [READ MORE]

  Former Speaker of the House of Reps, Ghali N’abba has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Below is a transcript of his resignation letter to the APC; “This is to notify you of my resolve to resign from the All Progressives Congress (APC), effective today 5th December 2018,” he wrote. “My decision to resign from the party follows the cavalier manner in which both the Federal Government, States controlled by the APC and the APC itself are being run, as a result of which anybody who has eyes to see only sees doom and not prosperity for our dear country.” He pointed [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]

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]

Drama as Kogi Deputy Gov Denies Dumping APC – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Kogi State Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, has denied online report stating that he has dumped the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. The Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Sylvester Akor, debunked this while speaking to DAILYPOST on Thursday evening. The CPS described the rumour of his principal’s defection to another party as wicked, noting that it was coming from the pit of mischief makers. “My boss, Elder Simon Achuba is still a loyal member of the APC and has no plan to decamp, as is been thought by those who do not mean well for the state that he has dumped [Read]

BREAKING: GOV YAHAYA BELLO’S DEPUTY DUMPS APC FOR PDP

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Kogi State Deputy Governor, Hon. Simon Achu­ba has dumped the All Progressives Congress, APC to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Hon Achuba announced to dump the APC this afternoon. Hon. Achuba (JP) hails from Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State and was a two-time honourable member of the state House of Assembly from 1999 to 2007 where he was Deputy-Speak­er during his second tenure. Details Shortly!! [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]

BREAKING: Four APC Reps Dump Party, Announce Their New Party – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that Nigeria’s ruling party, All Progressives Congress, has lost another four of its members in the House of Representatives to other political parties. The lawmakers, Dada Awoleye (Oyo), Segun Williams (Ogun), Lawali Hassan and Adedapo Lam-Adesina (Oyo), announced their defections on Tuesday. While Mr Awoleye defected to the Accord party, Messrs Williams, Hassan and Lam-Adesina defected to Labour Party (LP), People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Action Democratic Congress (ADC), respectively. More members of the ruling party have defected in the last one month. Some members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party have also defected within the period. [Read]

2019: Four Govs, 52 Lawmakers Set To Dump APC to Support Atiku’s Bid – READ MORE

  The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is currently keeping tabs of political activities of no fewer than four of its governors and some of its chieftains, including members of the National Assembly over their alleged support for the presidential bid of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. Atiku is one of the 77 candidates expected to be on the ballot in the February 16 election against the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari of the APC. The former Vice President was a member of the APC until he defected to the PDP and eventually emerged as the leading opposition party’s presidential flagbearer last month. According to highly placed [Read]

OGUN 2019: Confusion in Amosun’s Camp, as Gov allegedly demands Chief of Staff’s resignation – READ MORE

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that there seems to be palpable fear and worry in the camp of Ogun State governor ,Senator Ibikunle Amosun, as the governor reportedly asked his Chief of Staff, Tolu Odebiyi to resign within 24 hours. According to our source ”Tolu just told Amosun he would not leave APC or pick the Senate ticket of Democratic Peoples Party (DPP), as requested by Amosun and the governor, in frustration asked Tolu to resign his present appointment latest by tomorrow”.  NEWS FLAKES NG however, could not ascertain whether chief of staff, Tolu Odebiyi has joined the APC governorship candidate, Prince Abiodun’s structure , but a source close to [Read]

2019: Amosun’s aides, APC members listed as DPP’s candidates for National Assembly – READ MORE

  THERE are indications that some aides of the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, have been registered as National Assembly candidates of the Democratic People’s Party (DPP) for the 2019 general elections. The development, no doubt, has confirmed the growing speculation that Amosun has alternative plan having been unhappy with the outcome of the governorship and legislative primaries in the All Progressives Congress (APC). Those whose names were found on the DPP list as pasted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were until Friday members of the ruling APC. On the list as candidates for three senatorial seats in the state were the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. [Read]

BREAKING: Senator Shehu Sani dumps APC – READ MORE

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Shehu Sani, has resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress. The Senator in a letter dated October 19 and addressed to the chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, did not give reasons for his action. The letter read, ” I present to you highest compliments and wish by this communication to formally offer to you my resignation from the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) . READ ALSO: REVEALED: Why I Married Moronke Naomi Silekunola – Ooni Of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi – READ MORE “I had joined the APC and [Read]

2019: Gov Amosun shelves plans to dump APC, backs Dapo Abiodun at last

  ABEOKUTA – Contrary to the expectation of many that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State would announce his defection from the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, there are strong indications that the governor has shelved his planned defection. NEWS FLAKES NG gathered that Amosun was prevailed upon by some party leaders in the state to shelve the planned defection from APC to another party in protest of the emergence of an oil magnate Dapo Abiodun as the party’s governorship candidate in the state. Our source however observed that Amosun shelved the planned defection due to the alleged refusal of his loyalists to join him in dumping the party. Meanwhile, [Read]