BREAKING: APC NWC suspends Amosun, Okorocha Over Anti-party, recommends expulsion [READ MORE]

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG at PRESS TIME has it that the national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, governors of Ogun and Imo states receptively, from the party. The NWC has also recommended their expulsion from APC to the national executive committee (NEC) for ratification. [READ ALSO] BOOM! “I’ll be tough in the next four years” – President Buhari [READ MORE] The decisions were taken at the NWC meeting on Friday afternoon in Abuja where allegations of “anti-party activities” were levelled the governors. [READ ALSO] POST-ELECTION TENSION: Atiku demands Six Things From Buhari [READ MORE] Amosun and Okorocha were [Read]

2019: More Crises in Ogun APC, as Party attacks Oshiomhole for annulling result of 26 Assembly candidates – READ MORE

    NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the crisis of confidence between the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the Ogun State leadership of the party worsened at the weekend as news filtered in that he had annulled the result of the primary election of the 26 winners to the state House of Assembly. The 26 winners of the election remained in quandary yesterday as the date for the submission of names of candidates for the election came to a close without the party leadership giving them the INEC party candidate Form (CF001), a compulsory requirement for the election. Under the guidelines of INEC, each [Read]

2019: Amosun, Sani, Others Lose Out As APC Submits Candidates’ List To INEC – READ MORE

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) thursday made good its resolve not to extend the deadline for the submission of political parties’ lists of candidates for the presidential and National Assembly elections scheduled for the first quarter of next year as it ended the exercise last night. The International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja, which the electoral body used as the collection centre was full of activities as political parties’ officials made frantic efforts to beat the deadline. THISDAY gathered at press time that 84 parties had submitted their lists. For the All Progressives Congress (APC) that was plagued by large scale disputes following its primaries, it was judgement day [Read]

2019: Amosun Set to dump APC, gives Buhari, NWC Saturday deadline

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that strong indications have emerged that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state and his loyalists may dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following the controversies that greeted the selection of party candidates for the 2019 general elections in the state. It will be recalled that the governor is at loggerheads with the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party following the refusal of the NWC to adopt the governor’s successor-designate, Adekunle Akinlade as the party’s governorship candidate. It will also be recalled that the governor has held two meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari and one with [Read]

2019: Akinlade’ll be next Ogun governor, Amosun boasts, as NWC Insists on Dapo Abiodun

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Sunday, declared that despite the clearance given by the National Working Committee (NWC) to Dapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, his anointed candidate, Hon. Abdul-Kabir Adekunle Akinlade, will succeed him in 2019. Governor Amosun gave this declaration on a live programme on Channels Television, monitored by our correspondent during the conduct of the Senatorial, House of Representatives and state House of Assembly primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He insisted that as far as he and other party members in the state were concerned, Akinlade would emerge as the [Read]

2019: Drama in Ogun as APC NWC announces Dapo Abiodun winner of governorship primary

  The Muhammad Ndabawa-led electoral committee sent to Ogun State by the National Working Committee(NWC) of the All Progressives Congress(APC) has declared Prince Dapo Abiodun winner of the Direct governorship primary of Ogun APC for the 2019 gubernatorial election. NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that declaring the result of the governorship primary election conducted throughout the 236 wards across the 20 Local Governments Area of Ogun State, the Chairman of the Committee, Muhammad Ndabawa, said Prince Abiodun polled 102, 305 votes to emerge winner. Ndabawa added that other contestants – Jimi Lawal scored 51, 153 votes while Abimbola Ashiru polled 29, 764 votes. Other contestants, Senator Gbenga Kaka got 17,771 votes [Read]

2019: Two APC governorship candidates emerge in Ogun

  Prince Dapo Abiodun was last night declared winner of the Ogun State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election by the Muhammad Ndabawa-led electoral committee. The shadow election was through the direct primary. Ndabawa, who noted that the election was conducted in the 236 wards across the 20 Local Government Areas, said Abiodun polled 102, 305 votes to win. Ndabawa gave the scores of other contestants as Jimi Lawal (51, 153) Abimbola Ashiru ( 29, 764) Gbenga Kaka (17,771) Abayomi Hunye ( 9,110) and Adekunle Akinlade (23, 443) votes. He said the declaration would be “subject to ratification by the National Working Committee” of the party. He said he [Read]

2019: APC National Working Committee cancels Lagos, Ogun Primaries, Cites reasons as State chapters Insist Results remain VALID

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Working Committee (NWC) has explained why it cancelled the Lagos governorship primary election and that of Ogun State which took place earlier in the day. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. It said the preparatory process for the election had just been concluded. The Chairman of the panel, Chief Clement Ebri spoke at a news conference in Alausa, Ikeja. The battle is between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and Babajide Sanwo-Olu, a former commisioner. “The preparatory process had just been concluded for the primaries. The primary [Read]

2019: APC National Working Committee rejects Amosun’s consensus List, as Ogun APC debunk crisis in party

Hope of the consensus candidates of Ogun State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2019 general elections may have been dashed, as the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party has rejected the “concensus” list taken to Abuja by Governor Ibikunle Amosun. NEWS FLAKES gathers that in rejecting the list, the NWC said that a minimum of three persons for each elective post had paid and collected forms and this automatically that meant there was no consensus reached. The NWC referred Gov. Amosun to its statement that where any other aspirant signifies interest through purchase of its Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for any position in question, [Read]