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Ogunlewe Dumps PDP, Joins APC

A chieftain of the PDP, Sen. Adeseye Ogunlewe, said on Friday that he was set to dump the opposition party for the ruling APC. Ogunlewe, a former Minister of Works, confirmed the development in an interview with a political correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. He was reacting to the recent defection of his son, Moyosore ...

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Fayose’s Aide, Others Dump PDP For APC

Mr Ayodeji Adu, a Special Assistant on Local Government Affairs under the Ayo Fayose administration in Ekiti, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Adu, along with some PDP supporters in Afao Ekiti, announced their defection when the campaign train of the APC House of Assembly candidate in Irepodun/ Ifelodun State Constituency II, Hakeem ...

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Why I Left APC- Jim Nwobodo

Former Governor of old Anambra State, Chief Jim Nwobodo, says he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to toe the line already taken by Ohaneze Ndigbo. Nwobodo, a onetime senator and Sports Minister, announced his return to PDP at a ceremony in his Amechi Awkunanaw country home in Enugu on Friday. According to him, ...

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2,000 Oyo APC Members Join ADC

About 2,000 members of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo city, on Wednesday evening, dumped the party for the African Democratic Congress (ADC), citing among others, the non-completion of all state government projects in the zone and hijack of the party as reasons. The defectors, led by Mudashiru Dolapo Bello and Muyideen Hamzat, were received into ADC at ...

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Breaking News: 26 Amosun Loyalists In Ogun House Of Assembly Dump APC

Twenty-six lawmakers from the Ogun State House of Assembly have defected from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied Peoples Movement (APM). Lamidi Olatunji, spokesperson of the lawmakers, said they “have come to inevitable conclusion to actualise their ambitions in APM”. PoliticsNGR earlier reported that all was not well for the APC in Ogun state due to the disagreement ...

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Amosun’s Guber Candidate, Three Other Rep Members Defect To Other Parties

Abiodun Akinlade, the preferred candidate of Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, for the 2019 governorship election in the state, has defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Allied People’s Movement (APM). The defection of Akinlade, who represents Egbado south and Ipokia federal constituency of Ogun, was announced at the house of representatives on Thursday. Three other ...

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Jonathan Unveils Governors Who Masterminded His Defeat To Buhari

Former Nigeria president, Goodluck Joanthan has claimed that former Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who defected to the then opposition All Progressive Congress (APC), because they were “blinded by ambition” and a barrage of “fake news”, cost him his bid to be re-elected for a second term in office. Jonathan made the claim in a book about his ...

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Exclusive: Ladoja, Split Faithful Finally Defect To Zenith Labour Party

Former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rasheed Ladoja has defected to Zenith Labour Party with scores of his supporters, World Street Journal can authoritatively report. WSJ had reported last week that Ladoja, erstwhile leader of ADC, piqued by the rejection of his favorite for the ADC governorship ticket in Oyo State, Senator Femi Lanlehin by the other 12 aspirants, was ...

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Aisha Alhassan Resigns From Buhari Cabinet, Dumps APC, Picks UDP Guber Nomination Form

Aisha Alhassan, who resigned her appointment as women affairs minister and also dumped the APC on Saturday, has picked the United Democratic Party (UDP), nomination form to contest for the Taraba governorship seat. Mrs Alhassan, at a press conference shortly after joining UDP and picking its nomination form, claimed that the APC had become “the weakest political party in Taraba” ...

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Breaking News: Omisore Defects To APC

Senator Chris Iyiola Omisore has defected to the All Progressive Congress APC., World Street Journal can reliably report. Sources close to the politician said the move was sequel to an emissary sent to him by President Mohammadu Buhari from the U.S that he should ensure cooperate with the ruling party to win Thursday governorship re-run election in Osun State. It ...

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