Amaechi Removed as Buhari’s 2019 Campaign Director General

**Okorocha Emerges Apparently impressed with the mammoth crowd that graced the first major APC Southeast mega rally for President Muhammadu Buhari, the newly elected national Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, His Excellency, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has given a clear indication that he would prefer to work with the Imo State governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha as the Director-general of President Buhari’s Campaign Organization instead of former governor of Rivers State, Chibuike Amaechi who has been parading himself as such. Comrade Oshiomhole who is clearly focused on strengthening the Party and returning it to the masses for whom the Party was original envisioned was a special guest at the hugely [Read]

BREAKING: nPDP Breaks Away From APC, Form New Faction, rAPC

Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME have it that the All Progressives Congress APC has finally broken into two with the Formation of Reformed All Progressives Congress (RAPC). Reports have it that over 70 members of the National Assembly, including the Senate President and the Speaker of the House of Reps, Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara respectively. It was also learnt that the RAPC is expected to join forces with PDP, SDP, ADC and other political parties to correct the mistake of 2015 come 2019. Buba Galadima has also been named as the Chairman of the newly formed party, RAPC ChannelsTV News [Read]

2019: Coalition Against Buhari Reaches Agreement, as PDP, ADC, nPDP, SDP, 34 Others To Sign

…. Southern, North-Central Leaders Meet Tuesday Over ‘UNITY CANDIDATE’ NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the plan by the opposition parties to form a grand alliance to challenge the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which is certain to present President Muhammadu Buhari as its standard-bearer in the 2019 election, is finally taking shape as the parties have almost concluded the terms of the alliance. Our source learnt at the weekend that the leading opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP), Labour Party, African Democratic Congress (ADC), New PDP (nPDP) and about 34 other parties and groups are close to signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the alliance. [Read]

BREAKING >>> JOS: PDP Declares Seven Days Of Mourning Over Killings, Wants FG Sued

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced a mourning period of seven days for the victims of killings in Plateau State and other parts of the country. During the seven-day period, the party’s flags in its offices will be flown at half-mast in honour of those who lost their lives, a statement by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Wednesday said. Beyond declaring a mourning period, the opposition party wants residents of Plateau to demand justice, defend their rights and sue the Federal Government. “The PDP urges the people of Plateau State to exercise their rights as global citizens, work with other public-spirited Nigerians and groups and take [Read]

2019: SDP Accuses APC of Stealing its Slogan, reports Ruling Party to INEC

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Social Democratic Party has accused the All Progressives Congress of stealing its slogan , ‘Progress ’. The National Secretary of the SDP, Alhaji Shehu Gabam , said this during a press conference in Abuja on Monday . The SDP scribe said all political parties were mandated to inform the Independent National Electoral Commission of their slogan or motto at the point of registration. Gabam said SDP’s investigations revealed that only his party registered ‘progress ’ as its slogan . He , therefore , called on the APC to stop trying to confuse the electorate ahead of the 2019 general elections . Gabam said , [Read]

2019: APC drops ‘Change’ slogan, adopts ‘Progress’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dropped the ‘Change’ slogan and adopted ‘Progress’ as its new slogan.  Vanguard reports that the party made this change at its convention on Sunday, June 24. One of the masters of ceremonies at the convention reportedly announced that delegates should no longer chorus ‘change’ anytime the name of the party is chanted. He said: “I want to announce that when shout APC, the appropriate response should now be Progress and not Change.” Articles 4 of the APC Constitution as amended lists ‘Change’ as the slogan of the party and it has not been amended yet. Meanwhile, NEWS FLAKES further gathered that the national leader of [Read]

BREAKING: Herdsmen attack 11 Plateau villages, kill 86, torch 50 Houses

• Six injured , 50 houses burnt • Plateau places three LGAs under curfew Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME have it that Plateau State was on Sunday thrown into mourning with the killing of 86 persons in the attacks on about 11 communities in the Gashish District by suspected Fulani herdsmen . The Police Command in Plateau State had earlier on Sunday confirmed the attacks, saying it had only recovered 11 corpses from some of the villages . But residents had insisted that about 200 people were killed by the marauding herdsmen . However , the police later issued a statement that indicated that the [Read]

2019: Buhari rules out talks with aggrieved nPDP leaders

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that President Muhammadu Buhari will not meet with members of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), who are threatening to leave the All Progressives Congress (APC), it was learnt yesterday. They have accused the ruling party of marginalisation and are threatening to defect to another party. The nPDP is one of the blocks that formed the APC in 2014 – the main groups being Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and All Nigerian Peoples Party (ANPP). On May 9, the nPDP wrote a letter to the APC leadership, seeking a meeting within seven [Read]

2019: As mass defection looms in APC: 5 Governors, 28 Senators, 70 reps join forces with nPDP

Aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who constitute the new People’s Democratic Party, nPDP bloc in the ruling party appear set to re-enact their pre-2015 election feat that led to the destabilization and eventual defeat of the then ruling party, PDP. This time however, the APC may be the loser as leaders of the nPDP bloc will soon lead hundreds of their followers and supporters out of the ruling party back to the PDP at the “injury time.” Beside Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, Saturday Sun gathered authoritatively that five serving APC governors, 28 Senators and 70 members of the green [Read]

EKITI 2018: Ondo State Governor, Akeredolu allegedly donates $6.5m (N2.27bn) to Fayemi for Ekiti Election

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that despite denial that he did not promise to fund the governorship aspiration of Dr. Kayode Fayemi with two months allocation of his State, the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has donated a sum of N2.27 billion into Fayemi’s campaign fund, source in the known revealed to our source. Dr. Fayemi is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State. The $6.5 million (about N2.27bn), which was termed “First Commitment” was allegedly paid into Fayemi’s bank account in Accra, Ghana last week Friday. The source disclosed that the cash was moved from the Ghana bank account of a friend [Read]

OSUN 2018: House of Reps’ Deputy Speaker declares intention to contest

Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honorable Lasun Yusuf has declared his intention to contest in the September 22 governorship election in Osun state on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC). Addressing a mammoth crowd of his supporters at the secretariat of the party in Osogbo on Thursday, Yusuf said the people of Osun State are ready to vote for him as the next governor of Osun State. He reiterated the call for a free, fair and transparent primary election and appealed to the party leadership not to impose any aspirant as the [Read]

EKITI 2018: Fayose Raises Alarm Over Plot To Implicate Him And PDP Leaders With Murder READ MORE HERE >>>

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the State, Dr Kayode Fayemi to implicate him and some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with murder. According to the governor, the plan to implicate him and other PDP chieftains was taken at a meeting held in Isan-Ekiti, the hometown of Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the flag bearer of the APC in the July 14, 2018 governorship election where a certain thug popularly known as Agbara was assigned with the task of carrying out the sinister plot of killing people and dumping their corpses in houses belonging [Read]

Ekiti Guber: Why Fayemi May Not Win Governorship Election – APC Chieftain, Oni READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

Segun Oni, former Governor of Ekiti State has expressed doubt over the possibility of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate, Kayode Fayemi winning the July 14 election. Oni, who was an aspirant on the platform of APC, said Fayemi may not win the election because the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and incumbent deputy governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola Eleka, alongside Governor Ayodele Fayose were reaching out to people of the state. In a statement issued signed by the Director General (DG) of his Campaign Organization, Dr Ife Arowosoge, Oni lamented that people were gradually leaving APC for PDP in Ekiti State. According to Oni, “It is for Fayemi himself to warn his [Read]

CONGRESS FALLOUT: APC shocks Tinubu, Ajimobi, Kwankwaso, Dogara, Amaechi, Omo-Agege, others READ MORE HERE >>>

Fresh reports reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME have it that intense politicking with far-reaching electoral implications appears ahead of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), as some of the leading lights suffered crunchy political blows in the resolution of the crisis arising from its ward, local government and state congresses. ‘Already, big names like the national leader, Bola Tinubu, Oyo State governor, Abiola Ajimobi, former Kano State governor, serving senator Rabiu Kwakwanso, Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, former Rivers State governor and Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, controversial Delta senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, former Cross River governor and one-time national chairmanship aspirant, Clement Ebri, have lost out [Read]

BREAKING: PDP wins Ibarapa East Constituency By-election in Oyo State READ FULL GIST HERE >>>

  Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adebo Ogundoyin, as the winner of the by-election to fill the vacant seat of Ibarapa East State constituency in the Oyo State House of Assembly.   The PDP candidate reportedly won by 5,800 votes against his closest  APC rival who garnered 3, 962 votes in the keenly contested election.   The seat became vacant following the demise of the late Speaker of the House, Michael Adeyemo, who represented the constituency until his death on April 27, 2018. More Updates on [Read]