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This was in veiled reference to the quizzing by the Department of State Security of a chieftain of the APC, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.
El-Rufai was accused by the DSS of making inciting statements ahead of the 2015 general election

The state Interim Chairman of the party, Standly Buba, told newsmen in Lafia, the Nsarawa State capital, that Luka-Barau’s suspension followed a recent interview the deputy governor allegedly granted to journalists in Abuja

In a statement issued in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Sunday by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the existing court order is to the effect that the President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, should maintain the status quo concerning defecting lawmakers

The APC National Secretary, Alhaji Tijjani Tumsa, who presided over the inauguration in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, said that the objective was to lay a foundation for the development of the party

Speaking after the meeting, Kwankwaso urged the party members to give the caretaker officials the necessary support and cooperation to enable the party to succeed in the state and the country at large

Addressing newsmen on behalf of the Chairmen, the Protem Chairman, Barrister Abdullateef Okandeji, said the decision was borne out of the refusal and failure of the national leaders of the PDP to address the observations and complaints of its founding members.

Speaking on the Splash FM personality interview programme, Voices, in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Shittu, who is also a governorship hopeful of the APC in the state, said this while reacting to a question, which sought to know if all the PDP governors that defected to the APC were now progressives

Speaking to newsmen before leaving for the DSS headquarters in Abuja on Friday morning, el-Rufai had said that his comment about the possibility of violence erupting if next year’s general elections were rigged was based on Nigeria’s electoral history