Tag Archives: APC

Imo Verdict: Tanko Mohammed Should Step Down As CJN, PDP Demands

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the immediate resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, following the Tuesday verdict of the Supreme Court on the Imo State governorship election case. The apex court awarded victory to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Hope Uzodinma, who came fourth in the election. Below is the full text of ...

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PDP To Probe Members’ Roles In Kogi, Bayelsa Election Losses

The Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party has recommended the setting-up of a committee to probe the actions of PDP members which made the party to lose Kogi and Bayelsa states in the November 16 elections. The PDP BoT Chairman, Senator Walid Jibrin, in an interview with journalists in Abuja, said the BoT, during its meeting, noted the accusations ...

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Nothing Will Stop APC From Capturing Anambra In 2021 — Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has said that the All Progressives Congress is in top preparation for the 2021 governorship race in Anambra State. The ex-governor stated, “Nothing will stop us this time from capturing the state in that election. We’re prepared and we’re ready.” Ngige, who spoke to The Punch in Obosi, in the Idemili ...

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Now That Buhari Is ‘Eminently Qualified’

By Casmir Igbokwe Last week, I wrote a piece titled “Injustice is another form of xenophobia.” Published in NewsProbe, an online publication, the article compared the barbaric xenophobic attacks in South Africa to another version of it in Nigeria. It also commended the Nigerian government’s noble intervention but advised that, while we attempt to remove the speck in South Africa’s eye, ...

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I Was Called ‘Okoro Hausa’ Because Of APC – Okorocha

…says APC may disappear after Buhari’s tenure The immediate past governor of Imo, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has lamented the humiliating treatment meted out to him by his party the All Progressives Congress (APC), in spite of his sacrifices and financial contributions to the party. Okorocha, the senator representing Imo West Senatorial District, told newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday that he ...

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Anxiety As Presidential Election Tribunal Delivers Judgement Today

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja will on Wednesday (today) deliver judgment in the case instituted by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, challenging the outcome of the February 23, 2019 presidential election. The petitioners asked the five-man tribunal, led by Justice Mohammed Garba, to nullify President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory at the poll and ...

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Xenophobic Attacks: Nigeria Deserves Better From South Africa – APC

•Calls on Ruling African National Congress to Step In The All Progressives Congress (APC) strongly condemns the recent South African xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, particularly on Nigerians, their property and businesses. “As a party, we are deeply saddened by these unwarranted attacks. Nigeria deserves better from South Africa. It is too early for South Africans to forget their country’s ...

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APC Clears Nine Aspirants For Kogi Gov Primary

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has deliberated on the reports of the screening and appeal committees for the Party’s Kogi Governorship aspirants. After a comprehensive review of the submissions by the two committees, relying on the party’s guidelines and the provisions of the Electoral Act, nine aspirants were finally cleared to contest the August ...

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APC NWC Upholds Screening, Appeal Panel Reports On Bayelsa Governorship Aspirants

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has upheld the reports of the screening and appeal committees for the Bayelsa Governorship aspirants. Of the total seven governorship aspirants that were screened, six were cleared to participate in the governorship primary in Bayelsa state. They are: Mr. Aganaba Preye Steven, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, Prince Ebitimi Christopher Amgbare, ...

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There Are Challenges, APC Tells New Ministers

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and the newly-inaugurated ministers even as it says there are challenges ahead. The Party notes with utmost satisfaction “the painstaking efforts the President made in picking the new ministers, their speedy screening and confirmation by the Senate, in addition to the rigorous induction of the new appointees towards acquainting them ...

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