Politics

2019: Don’t Contest, Arewa Youths Tell Buhari, Atiku

A coalition of Arewa youths has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar not to contest the 2019 presidential election. The group said the duo should rather leave the stage for more competent, younger persons between the ages of 18 and 60 years to contest and steer the affairs of the country. In a communiqué issued ...

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2019: Obasanjo, Afenifere Team Up Against Buhari

The pan-Yoruba socio political organisation, Afenifere, has backed former President Olusegun Obasanjo on the need to work together to birth of a new Nigeria in 2019. Obasanjo specifically asked for Afenifere’s support during a private visit to its leader, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, at his residence in Akure, Ondo State, yesterday. The former president urged Afenifere to ensure that they play ...

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Buhari Taking Nigeria To Promised Land — Anambra APC

…says APC will produce President of Igbo extraction in 2023 Raymond Ozoji, Awka The All Progressives Congress in Anambra state has unanimously made its position clear that President Muhammadu Buhari is taking the nation to the Promised Land judging from his achievements and leadership style. The party also made it clear that it would ensure that the president wins all ...

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APC Faction Upsets Tinubu In Lagos, Holds Separate Congress

A faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC appears to be challenging the dominance of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in dictating the political direction of the state. The faction led by Fuad Oki, defied the party juggernauts in the state, including Governor Akinwunmi Ambode by holding a separate state congress at Ikeja Airport Hotel, different from the one held at ...

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APC Debunks Fayose’s Claim To Use FUOYE VC To Rig Ekiti Poll

The All Progressives Congress  (APC) in Ekiti State has chided Governor Ayodele Fayose over his allegation that the party had colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit the students of the university to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14 governorship election in favour of APC. Fayose had on state ...

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Ekwunife, Danbazzau, Eweka, Zwingina, Elegbeleye, 69 Others Head APC State Congresses, Appeal Committees

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday inaugurated 5-member State Congress Committees to conduct Congresses in different states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday. Three-member committees were also inaugurated to entertain appeals that may arise from the State Congresses. Some State Congress Chairmen are Pius Odubu (Adamawa); Gen. Danjuma Danbazzau (Taraba); Prince Austin Eweka (Kano); Sen. Domingo Obende ...

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No Petition Received On Ekiti Governorship Primary Election, Says APC Appeal Panel

‘Ekiti People Will Reclaim Stolen Mandate In July’ The Amb. Fati Balla-chaired All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State Governorship Primary Election Appeal Committee on Tuesday submitted its report to the Party’s national leadership declaring that no petition was received on the Primary Election conducted in the Ekiti State Capital, Ado-Ekiti last Saturday. APC National Organising Secretary, Sen. Osita Izunaso received ...

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Ekiti Governorship: APC Congratulates Kayode Fayemi On Primary Election Victory, Receives Primary Committee Report

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Monday congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi on his emergence as the Party’s candidate for the July 14 Ekiti Governorship Election following Dr. Fayemi’s victory at Saturday’s APC governorship Primary election. Odigie-Oyegun also hailed the camaraderie displayed by other APC governorship aspirants after the result announcement of Saturday’s widely-hailed ...

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APC Reacts To Parallel Congresses In States

The All Progressives Congress, APC, says it has received media requests on the issue of parallel congresses in a couple of states. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC said the position of the party was that there was no such thing as parallel congress. “The only congress recognised by the Party is ...

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