Lagos by-elections: We’ll win by landslide – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will humble all opponents to win the Oct.31 Lagos East senatorial and Kosofe state constituency 2 by-elections by a landslide.Chief Kaoli Olusanya, Vice Chairman, Lagos East, made the assertion on Monday in Somolu during a meeting with ward chairmen of the party and council officials in the senatorial[...]

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Ekiti APC faction suspends Fayemi

The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has taken a new turn with the emergence of a faction of the party.The faction led by Senator Anthony Adeniyi on Wednesday announced the suspension of the governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, from the APC for alleged anti-party activities.The faction also described as illegal the Paul[...]

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New fuel price: APC says government working for citizens

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to wake up to a new Nigeria where the government works for the citizens not for a few interests.Mr Yekini Nabena, the party’s Deputy National Publicity Secretary made the call in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.The statement was in response to[...]

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Abiru still sole aspirant for Lagos-East, not candidate –APC

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress says it has not chosen a candidate for the Lagos-East senatorial by-election.Speaking with our correspondent in a telephone interview on Saturday, the party’s Chairman, Mr Tunde Balogun, stated that primary elections fixed for Thursday would determine its standard-bearers for both the Lagos-East and Kosofe Constituency II[...]

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I’m pleased with APC’s interim leaders, says Buhari

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Tuesday quoted the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as expressing satisfaction with the performance of the ruling All Progressives Congres’ interim leaders.Shehu said the President made the remark at a virtual meeting he had with state governors elected on the[...]

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l don’t have power to postpone Ondo APC primaries — Bello

Chairman of Ondo State All Progressives Congress, APC, Governorship Primary Election Committee, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, has turned down the request by six governorship aspirants calling for the postponement of today’s (Monday) primaries. Governor Yahaya, at a meeting with the aspirants, pointedly told them that he has no such power to postpone the[...]

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Ondo: APC screening appeal committee clears 12 aspirants

The All Progressives Congress, APC, said its governorship nomination Screening Appeal Committee for the Ondo State Governorship Primary Election has cleared 12 aspirants for its July 20 Primary Election.Deputy Spokesman of the Party, Mr Yekini Nabena, who disclosed this in a statement late-Wednesday said the committee has submitted its report to the Governor Mai Mala[...]

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Amaechi, Abe supporters clash as Rivers APC shuts secretariat

Supporters of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and Senator Magnus Abe in Rivers State have clashed again over a directive calling for the closure of the All Progressives Congress secretariat in the state.A faction of the Rivers APC led by Igo Aguma, on Saturday, directed that all factional secretariats of the party in the[...]

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Ondo 2020: Steer clear from Ondo politics, APC faction warns Fayemi

The factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr Henry Olatuja, has urged the national leaders of the party to warn the Chairman of Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi, to steer clear of the state’s politics. Olatuja stated this on Tuesday in Akure at a news conference, organised by the[...]

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12 aspirants jostle for Ondo APC gov ticket

As of the close of business on Thursday, July 2nd, 2020, twelve persons including the incumbent Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, had returned their expression of interest and nomination forms to contest the sole ticket of the All Progressives Congress ahead of the October 10 governorship election in the Ondo State.Some of the aspirants[...]

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We’ve no differences to sort out in APC — Tinubu

The APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday night declared that there were no differences to be sorted out at the party.Tinubu, also said, “there is no crisis in the party, hence, no fight to reconcile.”He made the declaration shortly after a closed-door meeting with Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Chairman of the APC[...]

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APC names Ganduje, Oyegun, Oshiomhole members Edo campaign council

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress to head the party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.Other members of the team include: The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma who is to serve as Deputy Chairman[...]

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Ondo: Olusola Oke submits nomination forms, insists on direct primary

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Olusola Oke, has arrived at the National Secretariat of the party to submit his nomination and expression of interest forms. He was accompanied by supporters from the state.Oke said, “During the last (general) election, our party lost two senators and the presidential election due[...]

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APC mourns Gov. Ajimobi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is deeply saddened by the death of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi.Ajimobi was also the former APC Deputy National Chairman (South).The APC Caretaker Committee Chairman, Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, stated this in Abuja on Friday in a condolence message to Ajimobi’s[...]

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APC NEC dissolves NWC, appoints Yobe Gov., Buni Ag. Chairman

The National Executive Committee of the APC has approved the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party. The National Executive Committee of the APC has approved the dissolution of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, appointing Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe as Caretaker Chairman of the party.The News Agency[...]

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Again, Police seal APC National Secretariat

Security operatives have again sealed the National Secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC in Abuja.This is coming two days after the police sealed and reopened the premises within hours.Thursday’s action also comes on a day the Chief Victor Giadom faction of the APC is meeting at the Presidential Villa with some members of[...]

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Ondo: INEC rejects APC’s primary election notice

The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected the notice of governorship primary sent to it by the ruling All Progressives Congress.The electoral body hinged its decision on the fact that the notice was signed by only the party’s acting national secretary.It said that was contrary to the commission’s guidelines, which require that such notice should[...]

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APC crisis: President Buhari backs Victor Giadom

President Muhammadu Buhari has thrown his weight on the Victor Giadom-led faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC.The President has approved the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting summoned by the Court recognized Acting National Chairman, Mr Giadom and has promised to attend the meeting. The position of President Buhari was contained in a statement issued[...]

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I will be governor of the whole Edo ― Ize-Iyamu

THE governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has said that if elected as governor in September, he would not be the governor of Edo South, his Senatorial district, but the governor of the entire state. He spoke when leaders of Edo Central of the APC paid him a visit to[...]

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