Tag: Defection

Defection: ‘20,000 APC members’ defection to APGA, laughable claims’

Mr Basil Ejidike, Anambra State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the claims of the defection of 20,000 APC members to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as laughable. Ejidike punctured the defection claims, saying it is simply the cry of a drowning man in an ocean.[Read More…]

Sanwo-Olu’s aide blasts Fani-Kayode defection to APC, says he has no electoral value 

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Special Adviser to Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe, has criticised the party for accepting Femi Fani-Kayode, who defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Recall that Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation was on[Read More…]

Just In: PDP Senator Defects To Ruling APC

Nelson Effiong, a senator from Akwa Ibom south, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). ?Effiong announced his decision to leave the PDP on the floor of the senate on Thursday, citing the crisis in the party. “Over the past one year this[Read More…]

I Have Finally Decided To Return “Home” – Says Nuhu Ribadu On Defection To APC

Pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, has returned to the All Progressives Congress. Ribadu confirmed the move in a statement, which was published on his Facebook page. “I have finally heeded the calls on me to return to the All Progressives Congress, a party of[Read More…]

“I Spent Only 30 Minutes At PDP Caucus Meeting” – Saraki Tells Nigerians He Has Not Defected

Bukola Saraki, senate president, has expressed his commitment to the ruling All Progressives Congress and the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Bamikole Omishore, special assistant to the senate president, said this in a statement released on Thursday. The statement is coming days after Saraki reaffirmed his loyalty to the APC[Read More…]

Oyegun Welcomes Defectors In Calabar And Alleges That APC Is Unfazed By Supreme Court Rulings

By Chris Nomjov The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) is unfazed by the recent judicial pronouncements that have gone the way of main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). National Chairman,  John Odigie-Oyegun disclosed this in Cross River State, while receiving new defectees to the party. Chief Oyegun said[Read More…]

‘PDP Is In Coma And Their Senators Would Soon Join Us In The APC’ – Senate Leader, Ndume Alleges

By Chris Nomjov Senate Majority leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume says many PDP Senators will soon defect to the APC, contrary to allegations that APC Senators would soon jettison the party, for the PDP. Senator Ndume made this point, in an interview with Leadership, while denying claims that many APC senators[Read More…]

A Wave Of Defection Sweeps Bayelsa PDP, As Chairman, Tiimi Alaibe, 1,100 Other Members Defect To APC

A wave of defection has swept through the Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa as its current Chairman, Sam Inokoba, a former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Timi Alaibe, and over 1,100 party leaders left the party for the All Progressives Congress. PREMIUM TIMES reports that, addressing a political[Read More…]

Failed Political Ambition Drives Former Minister of Finance From PDP To APC In Yobe State

Former Minister of state for Finance, Yerima Ngama has announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC). The loss of a man as influential as Ngama, barely a few hours to the conduct of governorship and states House of Assembly elections, would not[Read More…]

Breaking: Governor Sule Lamido’s Deputy, Others Defect To APC

by Musa Abdullahi Governor Sule Lamido’s political woes may have deepened following the plan by his deputy,Alhaji Ahmad Mahmud to dump him for the opposition All Progressives Congress Party. Baring any last minute change, the deputy governor will be received along with some Lamido’s loyalists to the APC today ,[Read More…]