Politics

Osun: Oshiomhole Reveals APC’s Agreement With Omisore

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has explained the agreement of the party with the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Iyiola Omisore. Oshiomhole, who gave the explanation at a press conference in Abuja on Friday, said that there would not be automatic ticket for Omisore. Responding to ...

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Lagos APC Gov Primary: Hamzat Steps Down For Sanwo-Olu, Ambode’s Fate Uncertain

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Dr. Femi Hamzat, has withdrawn from the race. The Punch reported that Hamzat, who spoke during a press conference in Lagos on Saturday, said he took the decision to support the ambition of another aspirant, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. He also directed his supporters to cast their votes ...

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Mama Taraba Resigns As Minister, Quits APC

Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, also known as Mama Taraba, has resigned from President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet and from the ruling All Progressives Congress. Alhassan hinged her resignation on her disqualification in the screening for the 2019 Taraba state governorship contest by the APC National Working Committee. She said she was axed without any viable ...

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Photo: Ambode, Other Faithful At APC Presidential Primary In Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, and his wife, Bolanle, were among the All Progressives Congress (APC) faithful who converged at Epe, Lagos to affirm their votes for President Muhammadu Buhari at the APC Presidential primary held on Friday, September 28, 2018. others were the APC Chairman in Epe, Mr. Kehinde Adeniyi; Chairman, Epe Local Government, Hon. Adedoyin Adesanya and some other ...

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Osun Election: The Triumph Of Tyranny Is Only Temporary, Says Atiku

The result just declared today in Osun by the Independent National Electoral Commission in favour of the All Progressives Congress and its candidate is a travesty of justice, says former Nigeria’s Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar. In a statement made available to NewsProbe Friday, Atiku, who is a frontline presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic, said what transpired in Osun was not ...

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APC Congratulates Gboyega Oyetola On Osun Governorship Victory 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) warmly congratulates the Party’s candidate, Gboyega Oyetola on his victory in the Osun State Governorship re-run election. In a statement, the Acting National Publicity Secretary of the APC,  Yekini Nabena, said it was truly a tough contest and a hard-fought win. “We also hail the Osun electorate for bravely defending their votes despite the spirited ...

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APC Updates List Of Cleared Gov Aspirants

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has updated the list of its cleared governorship aspirants across the 36 states of the federation. Kaduna and Kano States were erroneously omitted from the previously released list. Also, the name of a cleared governorship aspirant from Ogun State (South West) was misrepresented in the previous list. The correct name is Hon. Bimbo Ashiru as reflected in ...

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BREAKING: PDP Calls Emergency NEC Meeting Over Convention Venue 

The Peoples Democratic Party has summoned its National Executive Committee meeting to discuss the venue for its national convention. The emergency NEC meeting holds in Abuja later today (Friday). The Punch recalls that the convention was slated to hold in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on October 6. However, some members of the party had kicked against Port Harcourt, claiming that ...

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US, EU, UK Allege Voters’ Intimidation, Harassment In Osun

The missions of the United States, European Union and the United Kingdom that were on the ground to monitor the Osun State governorship rerun said there were incidents of harassment and intimidation of voters. The US Consul General, Mr John F. Bray, who read the missions’ joint report, said, “The missions of the United States, European Union and the United ...

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APC Presidential Primary Holds Today, Governors To Serve As Returning Officers

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed respective state governors to serve as returning officers for the presidential direct primaries holding across the states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Friday, September 28, 2018. In states where there are no governors on the party’s platform, senators along with the ministers are to serve ...

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