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Edo APC Crises Deepens As Thugs Beat Up, Harrass Oshiomhole, Lawmakers-elect

The crisis rocking the Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Tuesday took a violent dimension as suspected political thugs reportedly attacked and beat up the state Assembly members-elect. Besides, Seidu Oshiomhole, a younger brother of the National Chairman of APC and immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole was said to have sustained injury as he was stripped naked. Oshiomhole and Governor Goodwin Obaseki have been embroiled in battle over the control of the state party machinery. The attacked lawmakers-elect were believed to be loyal to the APC national chairman. One of the lawmakers-elect, Chris Okaeben, confirmed the attack, adding that they would lodge a [Read]

[VIDEO] Brigade Commander orders Oshiomhole to adjust position at Buhari’s inauguration

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, was advised by the Commander, Guards Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Umar Musa, to observe his proper position as dignitaries lined up for the President’s inauguration at the Eagle Square on Wednesday. Several dignitaries who had a vital role to play in the inauguration of the President had lined up along the red carpet leading to where the President took the oath of office. The dignitaries include: The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Gabriel Olonisakin; the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen Tukur Buratai; the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal, Sadique Abubakar; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas. Others lined up [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]

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]

BREAKING: Oshiomhole Booed, Stoned at Ogun APC Presidential rally [SEE VIDEO]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, was booed and stoned at President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Monday. Trouble started when the APC National Chairman mentioned the name of the party’s governorship candidate in the state, Mr Dapo Abiodun, while addressing the crowd. Upon hearing Mr Abiodun’s name, the crowd at the MKO Abiola International Stadium started booing Mr Oshiomhole with some throwing objects at him, prompting security operatives to surround him. [READ ALSO] 2019: Nigerians have rejected you, PDP mocks Buhari, APC over Abeokuta incident [READ MORE] As the crowd trouble continued, Governor Ibikunle Amosun, [Read]

‘Once you join APC, your sins are forgiven’, Oshiomhole says, As PDP lambasts him [READ MORE]

  The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Friday lampooned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress APC, Adams Oshiomhole over a statement he allegedly made on Thursday in Edo state. Oshiomhole was said to have opined that anyone who joins APC would have his/her sins forgiven. Nipping on the purported statement, PDP through its Director Media and Publicity, PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Kola Ologbondiyan, averred that Oshiomhole via his statement exposed Buhari and APC members as criminals and noted that his anti-corruption fight is just a ruse. The PPCO says Oshiomhole, by his confession at the Edo state APC Presidential rally on Thursday, that “once you join the APC, your [Read]

Imo APC sues Oshiomhole, suspends factional state chairman [READ MORE]

  Adams Oshiomhole , APC leader Imo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC ) led by a factional Chairman , Daniel Nwafor , has sued its National Chairman , Adams Oshiomhole for contempt. Nwafor, who said this during a media briefing at the state party secretariat, Owerri , yesterday also accused Oshiomhole of thriving on illegality , adding that if his activities were not checked, he would lead the party to defeat in next month’s elections in Imo State and the Southeast. “Oshiomhole has a habit of disregarding court judgments and rule of law . We have called the attention of the world to the fact that Oshiomhole , [Read]

BREAKING: APC Suspends Gov Okorocha, Amosun, Reject Their Billions Of Naira Support For President Buhari’s 2019 Campaign [READ MORE]

    Fresh report reaching NEWS FLAKES NG as at PRESS TIME has it that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally suspended the Governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, and his counterpart from Imo State, Governor Rochas Okorocha, and the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, from being part of the APC Presidential Campaign Council. Party sources revealed that despite their expression of support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s rerun aspiration, both Governors and the Minister, would be kept at arms length from the Presidential campaign, billed to take off in the early weeks of January, next year. The revelation came just as the Spokesman of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, [Read]

Oshiomhole Vows To Report Amosun, Okorocha To INEC For Fraud [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, says the party will take action against the parties using President Muhammadu Buhari’s photographs for their campaigns. Oshiomhole said this on ‘The Platform’, a TV programme on Saturday while reacting to the crisis in the party’s chapters in Ogun and Imo states. He said the APC would write a letter of complaint to the Independent National Electoral Commission on the matter. The governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun and his Imo State counterpart, Rochas Okorocha, had said they would continue to support Buhari but would work against the governorship candidates of the APC in their states. Both [Read]

APC Weighs Sanctions Against Amosun, Okorocha, Others For Anti-Party Activities [READ MORE]

  How would the All Progressives Congress (APC) sanction two of its state governors for allegedly working against the interest of the party in next year’s elections? That is the dilemma currently facing the ruling party as it weighs the decisions of Governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State and Rochas Okorocha of Imo State to work against the aspirations of the party’s candidates in their states in the 2019 elections. Both governors, after failing to procure the APC governorship and other tickets for their preferred candidates, are believed to be sponsoring them on the platforms of rival parties although they themselves remain senatorial candidates of the APC in their respective [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]

APC CRISIS: Withdraw Ibikunle Amosun’s Senatorial Ticket, BMO Tells Oshiomhole, Party Leaders [READ MORE]

  NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that the Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to withdraw the ticket of any party leader backing candidates in other political parties for the 2019 election. This comes against the backdrop of moves by a handful of state governors to have some of their political associates contest on the platforms of other parties next year. Recall that Governors Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, Rochas Okorocha of Imo and Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, have vowed not to work against the APC governorship candidates in their respective States in favour of their preferred candidates. Governor Amosun, who is [Read]

2019: APC Will win Ogun, Imo without Amosun, Okorocha – Oshiomhole Boasts [READ MORE]

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has boasted that with the popularity of the APC in Imo and Ogun States, the party would win the 2019 elections despite the alleged anti -party activities of their governors. He described the governors as poor students of their own history who had forgotten they lost elections before winning on the platform of the APC. Oshiomhole spoke after receiving the APC women leaders from Edo State and Abuja, who paid him a solidarity visit in his office in Aso Drive, Abuja . Okorocha, Amosun and Governor Abdul – Aziz Yari of Zamfara State are at loggerheads with the national [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]

Oshiomhole, Akpabio Make surprise Appearance at GEJ’s book launch, As Obasanjo Arrives to a ‘Noisy’ welcome

  The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshomhole, has made a surprise appearance at the venue of Goodluck Jonathan’s book presentation. He arrived at the same time with a former Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio. Akpabio recently left Peoples Democratic Party for the APC.     Their arrival at the venue also disrupted events. Oshiomhole ensured that he took photographs with the National Chairman of PDP, Uche Secondus. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived the venue of the book presentation earlier. He arrived the venue at about 1.54pm to a “noisy welcome.”   His arrival disrupted the event for about five minutes as he went [Read]