#Live: Tinubu leads Amaechi, Osinbajo, others with wide margin in APC presidential primaries *See results

June 8, 2022 Editor 0

Former governor of Lagos state Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu is leading comfortably as vote count continues in the ongoing All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary election at Eagles square Abuja. As at 11:50am, available result (not yet announced by the party’s electoral committee), Tinubu polled 1070 votes, followed by former Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi 238. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who had Read More

APC: NYCN, 50 other youth groups drum support for Akpabio

June 7, 2022 Editor 0

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) as well as 50 other youth groups across the country have called on delegates of the All Progresses Congress (APC) to vote and support Senator Godswill Akpabio in the party’s primary election in Abuja. In a statement made available to Journalists after an emergency meeting of NYCN and other 54 other affiliated youth Read More

APC: There ‘ll be Dollar rain at Eagle Square, activist writes EFCC

June 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Convener of a Pro-democracy and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians and Human Right Activist, Adeyanju Deji, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to storm the venue of the All Progressives Congress, APC, alleging that the presidential aspirants of the party are planning to share dollars to delegates for vote buying. “Dear EFCC, please go close Read More

Pick a consensus candidate among you, Buhari tells APC presidential aspirants

June 5, 2022 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday night met with all the aspirants for President on the platform of All Progressives Congress, at State House, Abuja, urging them to hold consultations, and come up with a formidable candidate before the party holds its primary election between June 6-8, 2022. The President said the meeting was a continuation of the on-going consultative process aimed Read More

[Breaking] APC presidential primary: Lawan, Umahi strike ‘accord’

June 4, 2022 Paul Okah, Abuja 0

Senate President, Dr Ahmed Lawan, and Ebonyi state Governor, Engr. David Nweze Umahi, have promised to support each other, should either of them win the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential election primary scheduled between June 6 and 8, 2022. They made the promise Saturday evening when Lawan visited Umahi in his Abuja residence.  Speaking during the visit, Senator Lawan urged Read More

APC ticket: Choosing successor risky, may cost your integrity, Lukman writes Buhari

June 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari on the need to be conscious of his legacies and avoid falling into the temptation of unilaterally picking his successor. National Vice Chairman, North-west, in the Senator Abdullahi Adamu-led NWC, Salihu Lukman, said this in an open letter to the Read More

[Breaking] N2.9bn: Hours after securing bail, Rochas Okorocha shows up at APC presidential screening venue

May 31, 2022 Editor 0

Former governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday night showed up at Transcorp Hilton Abuja, venue of the ongoing All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential screening to take his turn as one of the aspirants. Okorocha was forcefully arrested last week by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at his residence over alleged N2.9 billion fraud. Read More

Presidential ticket: APC national chairman, Adamu, breaks silence on consensus arrangement

Ahead of the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential primaries scheduled for Sunday, the party’s leadership Wednesday said consensus arrangement on its choice candidate is not on the table for now.  APC National Chairman Senator Abdullah Adamu revealed this while speaking to some select journalists in Abuja. The party leader, who reiterated his commitment to ensuring level Echoes of consensus   There Read More

As APC extends sale of nomination forms to May 10: Fayemi, Oshiomhole, Akpabio, Badaru swell number of aspirants to 21

The number of those aspiring to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platform has risen to 21 from the initial 17 that had earlier declared their intention, Blueprint can authoritatively report. This followed the entrance into the race of Ekiti state Governor Kayode Fayemi, Jigawa state Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, a former national APC chairman and former Read More

Presidency: Fayemi to decentralise governance, proposes integrated security system

May 4, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the presidential primary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)   Ekiti state governor Kayode Fayemi has officially declared his intention to contest for the presidency in 2023, even as he promised to decentralise governance if elected. Fayemi, who is also the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) expressed confidence of picking the APC presidential ticket either by Read More

PDP gets quit notice, as APC vows to capture Taraba in 2023

April 1, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from Taraba state have vowed to capture reins of power in the forthcoming 2023 general elections, asked the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to start preparing for its exit. The APC chieftains led by Emmanuel Bwacha, immediate past Deputy Senate Minority Leader; Yusuf Abubakar-Yusuf, Senator representing the state’s Central Senatorial zone and Ahmed Read More

Presidency: Ameachi gets 21-day ultimatum to declare, as group saves N2bn for sponsorship 

March 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Rivers state and current Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi, has gotten a 21-day ultimatum to officially declare for presidency, else he will be forced to do so. A pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) on the aiges of Bridge Builders Initiative For Green Nigeria (BBIGN), gave the ultimatum during a solidarity march in support of APC and Ameachi, Wednesday Read More

Begin reconciliation, genuine internal democracy, Adamu’s NWC urged

March 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senator Abdullahi Adamu led National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been urged to prioritise reconciliation and institutionalise genuine internal democracy. A pro-APC group on the aiges of APC Rebirth Group made the call in a congratulatory message to the new national chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and other members of the Read More

Moniedafe to APC: Don’t contemplate consensus arrangement during presidential primary

March 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

In the aftermath of Saturday’s national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), one of the national chairmanship aspirants, Chief Sunny Sylvester Moniediafe who later stepped down to contest for Deputy National Chairman North, has warned the ruling party not to consider consensus arrangement for the presidential primary. The APC’s presidential candidate is expected to emerged before the end of Read More

APC youth leader demands 35% reduction in nomination fee for young politicians 

March 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly-elected National Youth Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Abdullahi Temidayo Isreal, has officially resumed office, asking the new national leadership of the party for a 35 percent reduction in the cost of nomination forms for the young politicians. Temidayo, who was elected as consensus candidate after other aspirants stepped down for him at the just concluded national Read More

Jaji hails Buhari over successful APC Convention, congratulates Adamu, others

March 28, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The national coordinator Baba For All, a non governmental organisation Rt. Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari over the successful conduct of the just concluded national convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a congratulatory massage issued Monday in Abuja, Hon. Jaji, praised the leadership style and guidance of President Muhammadu Buhari, which he said facilitated Read More

Gov Sani-Bello inspired APC to superlative national convention – Party chieftain

March 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former senatorial aspirant of the party in Cross River state, Chief Ray Morphy, has commended governor of Niger state Abubakar Sani-Bello, for inspiring the party to “a superlative national convention.” Dr. Morphy said for every event, there is always a trigger, adding that history of the just concluded APC’s national convention Read More

Ngige begins consultations, says Igbo presidency not out of place

March 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Anambra state and Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said he has embarked on consultations across the country on his presidential ambition ahead of 2023 general elections. Ngige, who stormed the Eagles Square, venue of APC national convention Sunday afternoon, in a long convoy, branded with his picture, said he was at the place as party Read More

Allow Emefiele to succeed Buhari, group takes rally to APC Convention

March 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A pro-Emefiele’s presidency group on the aiges of Emefele Solidarity Vanguard (ESV) has asked the leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) at the ongoing national convention to allow Governor of the Central Bank (CBN) Dr. Godwin Emefiele to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023. The group in their hundreds dressed in Emefele for President’s T-shirt, said that President Muhammadu Buhari Read More

Unity List: Abia APC adopts Nduka as national welfare officer

March 26, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of today’s national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the critical stakeholders from Abia state chapter have settled for the Chairman Governing Board of the Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) Hon. Nduka Anyanwu as the party’s National Welfare Officer. The Abia APC also adopted Mr. Okoroafor Okwudili Peter as APC South-east Zonal Youth Leader. In the Read More

Convention: Abia stakeholders demand disqualification of Emenike’s delegates, drag APC to court

March 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the All progressive congress (APC), critical stakeholders of the party in Abia state have approached an Abuja High Court, calling for the disqualification of the Chief Ikechi Emenike-led faction of Saturday’s exercise. The stakeholders led by Mr Ibe Ogwuma in a suit no: FCT /HC/CV/1012/2022 demanded for an order dissolving the purported Congresses conducted Read More

Convention: Consensus best for APC to confront 2023 contest – Gov. Sule

March 24, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor of Nasarawa state and Chairman of the Publicity Sub-committee for the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Abdullahi Sule, has said the best way for the ruling party to prepare ahead of 2023 general elections is to have a consensus arrangement at the forthcoming national convention slated for Saturday (Tomorrow). The governor also cited the Read More

Convention: After screening, Akume expresses satisfaction, secures more endorsements

March 23, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Benue state and Minister of Special Duties and Inter governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume has declared that he is satisfied with the screening of aspirants for the national chairmanship position in the forthcoming All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention. The frontline chairmanship candidate, who was accompanied to the screening venue by a powerful delegation of Elderstatemen, APC Read More

Convention: Bauchi APC stakholders lament exclusion, reject power sharing arrangement

March 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the All Progressive Congress (APC), critical stakeholders of the party in Bauchi state have cried out over what they termed “outright exclusion in the power sharing arrangement in the party.” The entire critical stakeholders unanimously rejected the decision of a section of the stakeholders of the party from the North-east geo political zone to Read More

2023: 200 North-central groups back Tinubu for presidency

March 21, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

About 200 groups from the North-central part of the country have thrown their weight behind the Bola Ahmed Tinubu Presidency come 2023. The group under the North-central Agenda for Tinubu,  NCAT in a communique issued in Abuja after their meeting said Tinubu is their preferred choice from the array of aspirants that have indicated interest in leading Nigeria. The groups Read More