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VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.
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2019: Governors absent as Adams Oshiomhole, NWC meet with APC governoship candidates

Majority of governors of Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, were on Thursday absent at a meeting called by the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, and the party’s National Executive Committee.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.

Abdullahi Ganduje: A vote for Muhammadu Buhari will return South East to mainstream politics

Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano State Governor and Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) South East Peace and Reconciliation Committee, on Sunday said the South East geo-political zone could return to mainstream Nigerian politics if they vote for President Muhammadu Buhari and other APC candidates in the 2019 general elections.
Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman has said that the party will continue to respect the judiciary and respect court orders.

EFCC may grill Adams Oshiomhole over bribery allegations

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will this week begin investigation into allegations of financial impropriety leveled against the embattled national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his Chief of Staff, Abbas Braimoh.
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Osita Okechukwu: Why Adams Oshiomhole ‘ran away’

The Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, has said the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, ran away from the country so that the window of substitution available with the Independent National Electoral Commission for aggrieved aspirants can pass away.

Osita Okechukwu calls for Adams Oshiomhole’s resignation as APC chair

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has asked the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to resign honourably to save the party from further embarrassment.

Osita Okechukwu: PDP spends half a billion naira to launder Atiku Abubakar’s image

Osita Okechukwu, the Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON) and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) has mocked the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for spending almost half a billion naira, just to launder the image of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.

Count me out from suit seeking to nullify APC primaries in Enugu

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has dissociated himself from a suit before the Federal High Court seeking to nullify primaries of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State.
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2019: Osita Okechukwu urges Ndigbo to vote for Muhammadu Buhari

Mr. Osita Okechukwu, the Director General of Voice of Nigeria and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Ndigbo to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, to prepare the ground for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in 2023.

Osita Okechukwu: Ignore Babatunde Fashola’s statement, South East to produce president in 2023

Mr. Osita Okechukwu, the Director General of Voice of Nigeria and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Ndigbo to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019, to prepare the ground for a Nigerian President of Igbo extraction in 2019.

APC: Osita Okechukwu is like a beaten child that can’t stop crying

The All Progressives Congress has likened the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, to a child who was beaten and can’t be stopped from crying.

Osita Okechukwu: Adams Oshiomhole promoted impunity in APC

The Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, of promoting “impunity” in the party.

Peter Obi: We should be careful of Atiku Abubakar – Osita Okechukwu

Answering questions from journalists in Enugu on Sunday on the emergence of His Excellency Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as PDP presidential candidate and His Excellency, Mr. Peter Obi as his running mate, Mr. Okechukwu, a senatorial aspirant for Enugu West senatorial district, reminded Nigerians that “all that glitters is not gold.”
Former Nigerian vice-President Atiku Abubakar (R) is congratulated by runners-up Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal (L) and Senate President Bukola Saraki (C) after winning the presidential ticket of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) during the party's national convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on October 7, 2018. Nigeria's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has picked Abubakar to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking a second term in presidential polls scheduled for February 2019. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

2019: South East reacts to Atiku Abubakar’s choice of Peter Obi

Some politicians in the South East of Nigeria have reacted to the choice of Mr Peter Obi as the running mate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

Senatorial primary: Fr. Ejike Mbaka can’t pray for stolen mandate – Osita Okechukwu

Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu, has asked the purported winner of the October 3 controversial senatorial primary elections of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu West senatorial district, Mrs. Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu to stop dropping the name of Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka in a bid to justify a stolen mandate.

Sensitisation: NOA urges partnership with MDAs on programmes, policies

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) has called on Government Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs) to take advantage of its reach to sensitised citizens on their programmes, policies and activities.

Senator Ekweremadu has fought President Buhari for three years – VON chief

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has accused the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, of using the last three years fighting President Muhammadu Buhari, instead of attracting democracy dividends to Enugu West senatorial district.

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