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APC: Orji Kalu Blames Buhari For Atiku’s Resignation

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Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari would have stopped ex-Vice President, Atiku Abubakar from leaving the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Kalu, while speaking with Channels TV, said the former Vice President would have stayed back in APC if he was given a ministerial slot.

He said, “The president should be more interested in the things of the party. As Commander-in-Chief, he should be interested in who leaves.

“If I was in position, I would have stopped the movement.

“The president should have consulted the governors in appointing men like Kwankwaso, Atiku into the system.

“He should have given them a ministerial position to pacify everybody and call governors to bring five names of candidates for ministerial slot, that way democracy becomes a participated one.

“I’m not scared of PDP coming back in 2019, they can’t return because no international agency likes them and they insisted PDP be pushed away

“All I know is that Buhari remains one candidate that has 10million followership even in the south east

“Even if south east has been marginalized Buhari has done better than past presidents that emerged from south east.”

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  1. Simon Joseph

    November 27, 2017 at 8:53 pm

    The evil u measure to ur people oji uzo Kalu daseme u we receive from God, remember that earth is not a camp forever Just for a temporary Mr orji uzo repent no time for a sin to repent Bcos everything is in this world God don’t not ask how many houses do u have but the answer is do keep God commandment do u care for one another do u keep justice to the poor do u help the hungry justice to ur nation ?

  2. Victor Ugwu Chukwuka

    November 27, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    I respect this man before, now I know that he is a confirmed coward and liar. Nobody in South East like buhari except few politicians like him who is desperately looking for political position

  3. Benny Chukwu

    November 27, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Who is this one again?

  4. Chinecherem Uwaoma

    November 27, 2017 at 7:06 pm

    Hmmm, just keep on fooling yourself

  5. Maximum David

    November 27, 2017 at 4:28 pm

    This guy is just seeking relevance,

  6. Obioma Okafor

    November 27, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    Very soon God will expose all your evil plans

  7. Tobechukwu Adunigwe

    November 27, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    U are a madman the same Buhari u supported

  8. Emeka Ebegbulem

    November 27, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    Don’t mind him, his one of the most corrupted citizen,and lost Igbo sun,

  9. Longinus Sequency

    November 27, 2017 at 11:24 am

    Stupid man orji .what is your business there

  10. Chidex Hillson

    November 27, 2017 at 10:45 am

    Hahahaha! Ur political father Atiku has resigned from APC, so let’s see how long u can go with ur evil broom.

  11. Abiodun Collins

    November 27, 2017 at 10:01 am

    What concern Buhari with Atiku resignation?

  12. Christiantony Maduabughichi Ehiogu

    November 27, 2017 at 9:37 am

    Orji you are falling my hand

  13. Lawrence Ezealigo

    November 27, 2017 at 9:36 am

    No I disagre with, the Orji guy want to protect his assets, when you jump into APC you become a saint

  14. Isah Ismail

    November 27, 2017 at 9:34 am

    So that’s mean Atiku is useful to you, co’s you are now blaming each other. Shameless people

  15. Benbiafra Uche

    November 27, 2017 at 9:32 am

    This boy Orji uzor kalu, is very sick.

  16. Joe Ebere

    November 27, 2017 at 9:31 am

    Foolish self valued Igbo’s jumping into a sinking ship of APC in ignorance because of their limited sight,

  17. Arinze Ngobili

    November 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

    Why not you for presidency now because you are Igbo man

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2023: PDP Will Zone Presidency To North — Ex-Benue Gov Suswam

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Former Governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam has explained why the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would allegedly be zoning its 2023 presidential ticket to the North.

He gave the explanation in an interview published by Sunday Sun.

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Power noted that the party zoned the presidency to the north in 2019 and the PDP candidate did not emerge president.

Based on this, he said, the former arrangement remains until the north is able to produce the president on the party’s ticket.

Asked if the PDP would zone the presidency to the north in 2023, Suswam said, “Of course, the PDP will maintain zoning. We have not realised it, so the zoning still remains in the North in the PDP. In PDP, we zoned the Presidency to the North and have we realised it? No. So, the zoning still remains in the North for 2023. Presidency is not micro-zoned. Once you say North, every person in the North is entitled to contest and the best person wins.”

Suswam also dismissed insinuations that the Ahmed Lawan-led Ninth Senate is a rubber-stamp to the Executive arm.

He said, “Well, I wouldn’t say that the current Senate is rubber stamp. The leadership of the National Assembly decided that unlike what happened previously, we are all elected whether on the executive side or legislative side, with a common objective which is to serve Nigerians. And the only way that can be feasible is for us to cooperate among ourselves even though the doctrine of separation of power exists.

“That doctrine of separation of power in principle presumes that there will be inter-independence. It’s not that you can take actions that are totally opposed to the other.

“We have to collaborate for us to move forward. And so I think what the Senate has done, given the experience of Nigerians in the previous Senate when nothing was working – budget was not passed and even if it was passed, it was passed mid-year. So, it was impossible for any activity of government to continue. So, we said let us depart from that. That doesn’t make us rubber stamp. We just feel that we should cooperate.”

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There Is No Crisis In APC, Tinubu Says

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The APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday night declared that there was no differences to be sorted out in the party.

Tinubu, also said, “there is no crisis in the party, hence, no fight to reconcile.”

He made the declaration shortly after a closed door meeting with Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the APC Caretaker Committee and other members at his Bourdillon Residence in Ikoyi, Lagos.

Buni, also Governor of Yobe, led other members of the APC National Caretaker Committee to the Lagos meeting with Tinubu.

”We have no differences to be sorted out in the APC; we just had consultation and it is how our party, the APC, would continue to be a progressive party,” he said.

According to him, the committee is a consultation and not reconciliation committee since nobody is fighting anybody.

”There are instances when you disagree, but it doesn’t mean that you cannot discuss it over and be a good example in leadership and politics,” Tinubu said.

The former Lagos State governor also said that politics without seeming media crisis would be less interesting.

”But the question is, are we committed to building this party and Nigeria? That is what we are all about.

”We are steering the ship of our nation and our party in the right direction,” Tinubu said.

He said that the party leadership had trust and respect for the chairman of the caretaker committee and would support him to succeed for the party to continue in its progressive governance of the country.

The committee chairman, who led other members to the meeting, said that the meeting was part of the consultation the committee was making.

”You know the task before us is daunting, and we need guidance, experience and prayers from our leaders,” Buni said.

The host Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, expressed his pleasure to have his colleagues in the state.

”It’s been a very fruitful discussion we have had here this evening,” Sanwo-Olu said.

Other members of the committee in attendance included the Chairman of Progressive Governor’s Forum, Gov. Abubakar Atiku Bagudu; Secretary of Caretaker Committee, APC, Sen. James Akpan Udo-Edehe and Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello.

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Why Supreme Court May Disqualify Obaseki — Erhahon

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A former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Godwin Erhahon, has said the Supreme Court may eventually disqualify Governor Godwin Obaseki, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State on the grounds that he contested in the primaries of two different political parties.

Erhahon, who spoke to Daily Post in Benin-City, said what happened to Uche Nwosu, the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, would also happen to him since, like Nwosu, he contested primaries in two different political parties, the APC and PDP.

Erhahon also said Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, are wasting their time because they have failed to learn from history, adding that what happened to Nwosu should have served as a lesson to them.

According to him a Supreme Court judgment that sacked Nwosu as the governorship candidate of the AA in the 2019 election should have guided the governor’s decision to participate in the Peoples Democratic Party’s primary after undergoing screening in APC.

“The apex court crafted the judgment so explicitly as if it was meant for the duo of the governor and his deputy to understand what fate awaits them in the state.

“The Supreme court nullified Uche Nwosu nomination in AA on the account that he had contested for nomination under APC.

“As if to explain itself further to the outgoing Governor, the Supreme Court elaborated on how the relevant law nullifies the PDP candidacy for their understanding when it elaborated thus:

“The spirit of the law forbids anyone to contest for nomination under two or more parties in the same election or even start the process of being nominated by procuring the nomination form. How does Governor Obaseki hope to escape the last clause?” Erhahon maintained.

Erhahon also said the governor currently possesses a counterfeit PDP governorship ticket, since he obtained the APC nomination form, filled it and returned same, and even attended the party’s screening and was disqualified.

He said based on that clause, the apex Court seems to have told Obaseki to stop wasting his time and resources.

“So also does it sound a warning to Obaseki’s supporters that they are about burying themselves along with a dead body because they are blinded by temporary pecuniary sentiments.

“Whoever is being deceived by his neighbour may survive but whoever deceives himself is on a suicide mission. Let’s watch and see where desperation, cantankerousness and sadism are leading Governor Obaseki to. Like the Benin elders would say, ‘Hasty wrestling and fatal fall go together’,” he averred.

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