Wike apart from Femi-Fani Kayode has had altercations with two other APC politicians. Governor Wike over the years has been known to never back down from any form of verbal confrontations, he had certainly replied to any thrown verbal jabs at him. The Rivers State Governor who has never been the one to shy away from verbal confrontations, always has set alight the political atmosphere whenever he decided to indulge anyone.
There may not be a need for the APC to be concerned about its internal issue in the Osun State chapter of the party. It is true that there is division in the state chapter, but the issue may not stop the party from retaining the state. The division almost fully manifested in the last Saturday congress in the state.
When there is infighting in any political party, they will be divided, a divided political party means weakness and weaknesses means less vote for the political party, which will eventually lose when it faces another political party in an election. That is what happens in the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday when the party held state congresses elections across Nigeria.
Protest Begins In Osun There was mild drama at the popular Ilesa roundabout Friday as traders at the Atakunmosa central market, Ilesa relocated to the heart of the town to display their wares with erring traders who have been displaying theirs indiscriminately at the roundabout and causing obstruction to free flow of traffic to and fro the market area.
The October 30 and 31st National Convention of the PDP is fast approaching and the party has screened interested party members who want to contest for NWC positions. It is the next step after the party concluded the sale of nomination forms from which it raised over 60 million naira.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof. Wale Oladipo, has finally reacted to his disqualification from the post of the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the party. It would be recalled that the Screening Sub-Committee of the PDP had disqualified him and two other aspirants from vying for positions in the National Working Committee
The crisis rocking the Osun chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress came to the fore on Saturday when parallel congresses were held in the State. Photo credit: Vanguard Recalled that the camp loyal to Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, and another camp, The Osun Progressives (TOP), loyal to the immediate past Governor and Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has been at loggerhead in the state over the control of the party structure.
Ahead of the Osun State gubernatorial election holding in 2022, the crisis rocking the ruling party, APC in the state became more worsened on Saturday as two chairmen emerged in the state congress election held in Oshogbo. According to the report, a faction of the loyalists of the former Governor Rauf Aregbesola called 'TOP' held a parallel congress at the same time the state congress under the control of the Governor was taking place.
The interior minister, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, may have to take some steps over the APC state congress that was held last Saturday. The political party conducted the exercise so as to have state executives. But the exercise didn't go well in Osun State. And that is why Aregbesola needs to take two steps.
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The South West leaders are united, they have rallied around a political steward, they want to push him as their consensus presidential candidate. To prove this, many political gladiators in the South have visited the house of Tinubu in Lagos since he arrived from knee surgery in London.
The All Progressives Congress reserves rights to discipline its members. However, sanctions may cause more crises for the APC ahead of the 2023 general elections. The party leadership has indicated that it would use sanctions against top members who participated in the parallel congresses across the states.
Of all the crises that trailed the state congresses of the All Progressives Congress, APC held nationwide on Saturday, that of Akwa Ibom was the most worrisome case as 3 chairmen emerged from the parallel congresses that were spearheaded by their prominent party leaders in the state. APC logo
It was surprising to discover that Boripe North LCDA, Iree, State of Osun has not been meeting its rent payment and other Charges to its Landlord. We discovered that the LCDA that was carved out from the main Boripe Local Government has become a burden unto itself.
The Parallel Congress conducted in Osun APC may deepen the crisis rocking the Party in the State. It should be recalled that APC conducted two Congress in two different venues within the State. It was gathered that Governor Oyetola's faction conducted their Congress at Osogbo city Stadium while Aregbesola's faction conducted their Congress at Open field, opposite Ladsol Pure water in Osogbo, osun state.
About 13 inmates who were reported to have escaped from Abolongo Correctional Centre in Oyo town, after the facility was attacked on Friday have been recaptured in Ife Odan, a town in Ejigbo local government area of Osun state. This was made known by security agent who pleaded anonymous.
Voilence and protests have marred Saturday’s conduct of congresses in almost 34 out of the 36 states of the federation by the governing All Progressives Congress. There were parallel congresses reigned supreme in states such as Osun, Ogun, Kwara and Enugu. In Ogun, hoodlums attacked the venue of the factional congress being held by loyalists of former governor Ibikunle Amosun in Abeokuta.
According to a press statement delivered by Opalola Yemisi Olawoyin, the Osun State Commander of Police Spokesman, he said that the Osun State Police command has cautioned occupants of the state against holding any road fight in celebration of the one-year commemoration of EndSARS today October 20. According to the Opalola he said that the police force is against any secret plans by certain adolescents or any gathering of individuals for the one-year commemoration of EndSARS, it is highly prohibited.
Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has asked members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun to be peaceful before, during and after the state congress exercise on Saturday. Source: Goggle This is as he appealed to all the members of the party, particularly those that would be participating in the Congress to cultivate the Omoluabi ethos which the state is known for.
Luck ran out on a gang of illegal checkpoint operators at Abinsi, Guma Local Government Area of Benue State on Sunday, October 24, 2021, when Governor Samuel Ortom busted their operations. Governor Ortom’s attention was drawn to the activities of the illegal revenue operators when he noticed the harassment of heavy-duty vehicles that were detained at the checkpoint on his way from Kwande Local Government.
#EndSARSMemorial: Tear gas fired at hoodlums, not protesters, Says Lagos CP The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday, said hoodlums were dispersed at the Lekki tollgate, the venue of the #EndSARSMemorial protest in Lagos. CP Odumosu, who spoke to newsmen at the tollgate, stated that the #EndSARSMemorial protesters had already left the location, adding that those who hung around were hoodlums with intentions to steal and cause destruction.