The All Progressive Congress (APC) Deputy National Secretary, Victor Giadom, declared himself as the legitimate acting party chairman following the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole by the Appeal Court, got a court order affirming his claim.
Senator Adebayo 'Pepperito' Osinowo, the lawmaker representing Lagos East senatorial district has on Monday died following a brief illness. The senator who chaired the Senate committee on commerce, industries and investment was admitted to the First Cardiology Consultants Hospital when he passed away.
The disqualification of Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, from the forthcoming governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has generated speculations that the governor may likely return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), even as the party had indicated interest to accept him back. The Prof. Jonathan Ayuba-led screening committee for the ruling party had announced on Friday, that Mr Obasekiwas unfit to contest the primaries, saying it could not vouch for some certificates he claimed he possesses.
There is a looming crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its move to consider giving the embattled Governor Godwin Obaseki waiver as the candidate of the main opposition in the state ahead of the September gubernatorial election in the Edo state. Obaseki was disqualified by the All Progressive Congress (APC) on Friday from contesting on the platform of its party, allegedly over his continued feud with the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.