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Saraki’s Chief Of Staff Exits APC

Saraki’s Chief Of Staff Exits APC

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Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the former interim chairman of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, has resigned from the party. Baba-Ahmed, who is currently the Chief of Staff to  the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, in a statement issued in Kaduna on Monday, stated that the APC has under-performed, hence his decision to exit the party. “This has been a very difficult decision, to leave a party I helped form and made my humble contributions to put in power. After three years, however, I need to say that the APC has grossly underperformed, and has forfeited any claim to my loyalty and continued membership. “I do not believe, in all conscience, that it should be trusted and encouraged to continue to govern our great country beyond 2019”. However, he added that his r
PDP To Buhari: You Are Shielding Oshiomhole From Corruption Probe

PDP To Buhari: You Are Shielding Oshiomhole From Corruption Probe

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Nigeria's opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of shielding former Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole from graft probe. Oshiomhole who is currently gunning for All Progressive Congress (APC) National Chairmanship position had been accused of looting Edo State while he served as Governor. Publicity Secretary of PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan in a statement on Friday said Oshiomhole must be made to account for the N10billion and N500million spent building two personal houses while serving as Governor of Edo State. The statement reads in full: “The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to prove the sincerity of his fight against corruption by directing the investigation and arraignm
Appeal Panel Overrules Omo-Agege, Ogboru, Upholds Delta APC’s ‘Unity List’

Appeal Panel Overrules Omo-Agege, Ogboru, Upholds Delta APC’s ‘Unity List’

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The Appeal Committee for the ward and local government congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Delta State has reportedly over ruled Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and Chief Great Ogboru on the 'unity list' of delegates used for the ward and local government congresses in the state. This is coming as the Appeal Panel led by its chairman, Barr. Folajimi Olasehinde upheld the ‘harmonization list’ as the authentic and only recognized list for delegates for the congresses. BigPen Online learnt that same 'unity list' which had been upheld will be used for the State Congress on Saturday, this week. Dependable sources at the national headquarters of the party said the panel also dismissed the earlier results allegedly announced by the sacked chairman of the state congress committ
Untold Hardship, Killings Nigerians Are Subjected To By APC Govt Will End In 2019 – Secondus

Untold Hardship, Killings Nigerians Are Subjected To By APC Govt Will End In 2019 – Secondus

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  The national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, said on Wednesday his party is repositioning to rescue Nigeria from untold hunger, poverty and killings that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has subjected the citizens into. The party chairman spoke at the Ox-Bow Lake Pavilion, Yenagoa, where party faithful and thousands of women, youths and elders gathered to celebrate the restoration government’s achievements. Secondus, who led members of his National Working Committee (NWC), to witness a mega rally to mark the 6th anniversary of Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson’s administration, said the brooms of the All Progressives Party (APC) brought killings and vengeance to the country. He said, “PDP is getting stronger everyday,
Ogboru, Emerhor, Omo-Agege, Ochei, Kachikwu, Others Finally Collapse Blocs, As Delta APC’s SEC Dissolves All Pressure Groups

Ogboru, Emerhor, Omo-Agege, Ochei, Kachikwu, Others Finally Collapse Blocs, As Delta APC’s SEC Dissolves All Pressure Groups

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  Finally, all the heavyweights in Delta state chapter of All Progressive Congress (APC) including Chief Great Ogboru, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege,Rt. Hon Victor Ochei, Olorogun Ortega Emerhor and Dr Ibe Kachikwu among other big names are in agreement to forge a united front in Delta APC with the view of capturing power at the state come 2019, BigPen Online can report. The politicians who have been running at cross purpose for over two years now, finally harmonised at a crucial meeting held in Abuja which was witnessed by former Edo state Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. BigPen Online gathered that APC following a meeting of its State Executive Council (SEC) and the State Caucus, where the agreement was reached, have directed immediate dissolution of all pressure groups whi...
Delta PDP Slams Ochei Over Attacks On Governor Okowa

Delta PDP Slams Ochei Over Attacks On Governor Okowa

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fired salvo back at former Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Victor Ochei over the recent interview granted some online news platform in which he described Governor Ifeanyi Okowa's performance as abysmal. However, in what appear like deploying all of its arsenals to reply Ochei, the party lampooned the ex-speaker for querying Okowa's performance in the face of dwindling oil allocation and left out President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC government poor performance which he had blamed on down turn of oil revenues. In a lengthy statement signed by PDP State Publicity Secretary, Ifeanyi Michael Osuoza and obtained by BigPen Online on Thursday, the party tackled Ochei on several issues including contracts awarded to him as former ...
Defection: We Won’t Miss Anirah For Going Back To Swallow His Vomit – Delta APC

Defection: We Won’t Miss Anirah For Going Back To Swallow His Vomit – Delta APC

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All Progressives Congress (APC) Delta state chapter has said that it will not miss Chief Felix Anirah whom according to the party has gone back to swallow his vomit in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), more so when he has no political clout whatsoever to hinder APC chances in the 2019 general election. According to the party, the defection of Anirah back to PDP from where he originally came to join APC won’t affect the fortunes of APC in the 2019 general election. Acting State Publicity Secretary of the APC, Engr. Leonard Obibi, in a statement made available to BigPen Online on Thursday in reaction to the defection, said that as a candidate of the party in the 2015 Delta State House of Assembly election, Anirah became exposed as having a questionable electoral value considering
APC Government Is A Fraud – PDP South South Leader

APC Government Is A Fraud – PDP South South Leader

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  The South South Zonal Coordinator of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Brother Emmanuel Ogidi has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government as a huge fraud. According to him, the APC government is not just a confused government but a very fraudulent one, characterized with evil disposition, despotic and unpatriotic tendencies. He spoke in a New Year Goodwill message to well meaning Nigerians released by the New Media and Communication Department of South South Zonal office of the PDP and made available to BigPen Online on Thursday. Ogidi said: "The President Buhari 2018 New Year Speech which is "Budget Personified", has left so many Nigerians heartbroken, disappointed, and aimlessly expectant rather than leaving them encouraged. Contin...
I am Leaving APC For PDP Because Of Buhari’s Insensitivity – Anirah

I am Leaving APC For PDP Because Of Buhari’s Insensitivity – Anirah

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  Chief Felix Anirah, an All Progressive Congress, (APC), chieftain who recently indicated intention to dump the ruling party has explained why he has decided to join Nigeria's main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP). Chief Anirah spoke on Wednesday while playing host to some PDP faithfuls at his residence in Sapele, Delta State. He hitched his decision to leave the ruling APC on insensitivity of President Mohammadu Buhari-led APC government to the pains and suffering of Nigerians. According to him, from all intent and purpose, the APC-led government at the center has no answer to the current economic woe bedeviling the country because Buhari and his team after two years in office are more confuse, than when they took over. Anirah added that a critica...
Few Days To Delta Council Polls, APC Raises Alarm Of Possible Compromise By DSIEC

Few Days To Delta Council Polls, APC Raises Alarm Of Possible Compromise By DSIEC

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  Barely few days to the local government elections in Delta State, the Delta state chapter of All Progressives Congress, (APC) has raised the alarm that Delta State Independent Electoral Commission, (DSIEC), may have compromised the conduct of a credible local government elections in the state. The party in a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Engr. Leonard Obibi and made available to BigPen Online on Tuesday, said that there is grave concerns about whether the electoral umpire would serve as an unbiased referee, giving the fact that the current DSIEC Board that would oversee the elections was surreptitiously appointed using the guise of amending the DSIEC law. According to APC, the abrupt termination of the tenure of the former Board in August 2017 by Governor...