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Major exodus cripples Sabah Umno

Four MPs, nine assemblymen and two senators from Umno declare themselves as independents.

More Umno members, leaders will support Warisan, says Sabah rep

Umno’s Kemabong assemblyman Jamawi Jaafar says he is not joining PH or its components, only supporting Warisan in Sabah.

Lawyers split over Sabah CM

They also differ over whether a landmark Federal Court decision in a Perak case is a good precedent for any potential court case in Sabah.

Former rep criticises appointment of second Sabah CM

'Sabah is once again in a constitutional crisis that could have been avoided if the head of state had not appointed two chief ministers within days of each other,' says James Ligunjang.

Sabah BN assemblymen may go local, ditch Umno

Kadamaian assemblyman Ewon Benedick says discussions have been held about either forming a new local party or uniting everyone under PBS.

Yong laughs off claims he’s been ‘missing’ in Kota Kinabalu

I’ve been around city area and I’m not invisible, says SAPP president Yong Teck Lee.

Lajim: Gabungan Sabah government will bring ‘super development’

The Klias incumbent says a Gabungan Sabah government would be committed to implementing the return and distribution of the 40% net revenue to all Sabahans.

Mahathir a liability for Sabah PH, says SAPP

SAPP’s Richard Yong says Sabahans suffered from poor infrastructure and drain of revenue from resources when Mahathir was prime minister.

Blame yourself for not having safe seats in Sabah, SAPP tells...

SAPP’s Melanie Chia says DAP had previously fielded several candidates in Sabah who changed parties to the chagrin of voters.

BN can wrest Kadamaian back, says defecting PAN division chief

PAN's Kota Belud division chief Daibi Mandadi is confident BN's Ewon Benedict can do a good job in improving lives of people there.

Shafie dismisses Najib’s warning Sabah will suffer without BN

There's no Umno in Sarawak and Penang, yet these two states are doing well with plenty of benefits for the people, says Warisan president.

SAPP victim of smear tactics yet again, says deputy president

We just want a fair and level playing field in this election, says Melanie Chia.

Sabah PH candidates will jump ship again, warns Yong

The SAPP president claims voters were eager to “slaughter the kataks” (frogs).

Warisan’s challenger in Tambunan shrugs off traitor label as ‘unrealistic’

Pairin’s brother-in-law Justin Alip says times have changed and the wishes and aspirations of the public need to be heeded.

Opposition supporters in Sabah will turn to BN, says confident Umno...

We don’t underestimate the opposition but their supporters are our friends and we believe most of them will eventually support BN, says Kemabong candidate Jamawi Jaafar.

Salleh confident Kota Belud voters will stay with BN

He pledges to continue the good work done by incumbent Abdul Rahman Dahlan in Kota Belud.

Veteran rep Nasir Sakaran banking on teamwork to beat Warisan

The six-term assemblyman shrugs off the expected strong opposition in Semporna, saying it is normal in politics.

Hak MA63 teratas dalam manifesto BN Sabah

Pengerusi BN Sabah Musa Aman memberitahu 15,000 yang hadir bahawa kerajaan negeri akan pastikan Putrajaya penuhi janji memulihkan hak negeri.

MA63 rights gets top billing in Sabah BN manifesto

Sabah BN chairman Musa Aman tells crowd of almost 15,000 that state government will make sure federal government fulfils its promises on these rights.

Sandakan voter finds his voting station changed to Perak

Warisan vice-president Terrence Siambun says his party has been getting queries from Sabah voters who have been transferred out of their normal voting stations to areas out of the state.

Late Sabah minister’s brother may stand in Apas

Nizam Abu Bakar Titingan is confident voters in Apas still believe in BN to take the country to greater heights.

Sabah’s 13 new seats: Opposition parties to appeal dismissal of suits

PCS president Wilfred Bumburing says the judge who dismissed the legal action has allowed the parties to appeal decision, even after GE14.

PBS: Pensiangan candidate announcement ‘unofficial’

Secretary-general Johnny Mositun says the statement was made by Sook PBS division deputy chief Ronny Rusikan in his personal capacity.

Don’t gamble with Sabah’s future, LDP leader tells Warisan veep

Warisan has willingly become a pawn of PH chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says Liberal Democratic Party organising secretary Peter Chong Su Leong.