According to a report by Daily Trust no fewer than 26 lawmakers from the Ogun State House of Assembly have defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied Peoples Movement (APM).
Daily Trust reports that the aggrieved aspirants backed by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, had claimed that the mandate given to them during October 7 legislative primary of APC was stolen by the national leadership of APC.
Nigeria Government has made a u-turn on its previous stand of no-work-no-pay policy for striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.
Federal Government’s u-turn was contained in a Memo from the National Universities Commission, NUC, and dated Monday December 3, 2018
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has promised to run a people-friendly government if elected in 2019.
Atiku made the remark while addressing the party supporters at the North-West Zonal launching of the 2019 Atiku/Obi Presidential Campaign Rally in Sokoto, on Monday.
The Waziri of Adamawa assured that he would involve Nigerians in decision making if elected President.
He said, “Our Nigeria of today needs leaders that will involve all in government, not some individuals who only care for their personal interests and not the country.
“We have plan to involve all Nigerians in any decision making, most especially the masses that remain our priority in PDP.
Ovation Magazine boss and Analyst Dele Momodu seems he’s not ready for the Next Level.
Dele momodu who clamored for change and who’s an adamant supporter of Buhari has finally dropped with a post he made of his official handle.
On sharing a photo of PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, and PDP South-South Cordinator, Nyesom Wike during a solidarity visit he wrote;
“I am the one to lead PDP campaign South-South, my purported resignation rumor from PDP campaign team was orchestrated by those that are panicking already”.
~ Gov. Nyesome Wike of Rivers State.
Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest the senatorial election in 2019, while ensuring the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari.
He, however, said aggrieved party members who defected to the Allied People’s Movement (APM) have his blessings.
Amosun spoke on Monday in Abeokuta at a stakeholders’ meeting of the APC which was attended by his preferred governorship candidate and the flagbearer of APM, Adekunle Akinlade.
The governor’s declaration came as 26 aggrieved candidates of the APC loyal to the governor announced their defection to the APM.
Amosun said he had tried his best to stop the defection of Akinlade and other aggrieved candidates.
According to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigerians have realized that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has nothing to offer apart from propaganda and lies.
The party also said that the failure of President Buhari’s administration to deliver its promises will serve as an advantage in the polls in 2019.
This was made known to Vanguard by PDP’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan after the party’s presidential rally in Sokoto state on Monday, December 3, 2018.
Ologbondiyan also called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to hold credible elections, adding that Nigerians will resist any attempt to manipulate the polls.
The Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Oluremi Tinubu, has stated that the defection of some top members of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and other parties have taught President Muhammadu Buhari some lesson.
According to her, the scenario opened the eyes of the President to know those who have his interest at heart, adding that efforts to blackmail Buhari will not work.
She made this known during a media briefing to announce her campaign at the weekend.
Tinubu said that the president has certainly learned from the issue that not everyone has his good intention at heart even if he embraced all.
She told reporters: “For the leadership (issue) in the Senate I experienced it and I believe the president also learned from what happened.
The Co-convener of OurMumuDonDo advocacy group, Charles Oputa, also known as Charly Boy, has accused the President Muhammadu Buhari government of turning Nigeria into a jungle where human lives no longer matter.
He made the remark while lamenting that humans were being slaughtered under the same government that promised to protect them.
The maverick entertainer spoke yesterday during a protest rally in Isolo, Lagos State over the abductions and terrorism in the North-East and other parts of the country.
Charlyboy also said the 2019 general elections cannot be conducted amid the present security challenges facing the country.
He challenged the Federal Government to tackle the issue of insecurity in the country before conducting the 2019 elections.