Breaking: Thugs attack Senator Barau Jibrin’s campaign office in Kano (VIDEO)

December 2, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

Suspected thugs have attacked the gubernatorial campaign office of the senator representing Kano North, Barau Jibrin, in Kano state on Thursday morning. The said building Blueprint learnt is located along Maiduguri Road in Kano. Witnesses said the thugs were numbering about a 100 during the attack. This is coming on the heels of a court judgment which nullified the congresses Read More

APC: Ganduje rejects ruling, heads to Appeal

December 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Kano state government has reacted to Tuesday’s court ruling which nullified the All Progressive Congress (APC) ward congresses conducted by a faction loyal to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. While vowing to challenge the judgments of FCT High Court which nullified the Ganduje- led APC in favour of the one led by Sen. Ibrahim Shekarau, the Kano state Attorney-General and Commissioner Read More

Eight more years of APC’ll lead to breakup – Ayu

November 30, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The incoming national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Iyorcha Ayu, has warned that eight more years of All Progressives Congress (APC) will cause complete disaster and lead to breakup of the country. He spoke Monday while receiving a delegation of opposition parties led by the spokesman of the Coalition of United Political Parties ( CUPP), Ikenga Ugochinyere, Read More

Only PDP can mend destruction by APC govt – Dokpesi

November 29, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Proprietor of DAAR Communications Raymond Dokpesi Monday expressed worry over the high rate of insecurity and collapsing economy under the All Progressive Congress (APC) saying only the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has the capability to mend it. Dokpesi was in Benue to consult with Benue PDP for former vice president Atiku Abubakar, who is aspiring to contest Nigeria presidency seat Read More

2023: TLF drums up support for Tinubu

November 29, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, Tinubu Legacy Forum (TLF), has called on Nigerians to irrespective of tribe or religion support the national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Senator Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 for the social, political and economic development of the country. The group said Tinubu has the best résumé to consolidate on the next Read More

Matawalle set to lift suspension of telecom services in remaining Zamfara LGs

November 27, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, Gusau 0

Zamfara state governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has pledged to reopen the telecom services in the remaining 13 local government councils of the state by Tuesday. Matawalle stated this shortly after swearing in of the newly elected state executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday. According to the governor, reports available to his administration indicated that the level of Read More

Will Tinubu’s reconciliatory move rescue Kwara APC?

November 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Kwara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is noticeably divided and this development is painting the government in the state in bad light. However, there are reconciliatory moves going on. Will the initiative salvage the situation? TOPE SUNDAY writes. The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state is festering on a daily basis Read More

Create more states in southeast, Ohanaeze urges APC

November 23, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide has advised the All Progressive Congress (APC) government to create additional states in Southeast zone as that would be the only way for the party to survive. The group stated this in a statement signed and made available to journalists in Abakaliki by its secretary general, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Monday night. Isiguzoro in the statement noted that despite Read More

Zamfara APC congress: Matawalle commends emergence of consensus candidates

November 21, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle, Sunday commended APC stakeholders over their steadfastness, focus and commitment to the party following the emergence of consensus candidates at the local government congress held weekend. The governor made the commendation at the congress held at the Aishatu Multi-Purpose Hall, Maradun, the headquarters of the local council. He said decision of the party Read More

Al-Makura most qualified for APC national chair – Group

November 21, 2021 Mohammed Lawal 0

A political group under the aegis of Northeast Support Group (NSG), has insisted that the former governor of Nasarawa state, Senator Umaru Al-Makura is the most qualified candidate for national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). North East zonal coordinator Comrade Aliyu Balewa who made this known at the APC Northeast Zonal/State Coordinators meeting in Bauchi, said the group Read More

How PDP ‘ll send APC packing in 2023 – BOT chair

November 21, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Jibril Walid has explained how the main opposition party intends to send the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) out of power in 2023 general elections. Speaking in Kaduna on the sideline of a wedding reception of the son of the national president of Textiles Workers Union, Comrade John Adaji, weekend, Read More

‘Akume best to lead APC’

November 19, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Northern APC National Front, has stated that Senator George Akume “is the best material for the national chairmanship position” of the party, adding that he “can perform miracles in propelling the party to greater heights.” Speaking to newsmen in Kano Friday, the group’s spokesman, Comrade Ayuba Hassan, said Akume “is the leader the party needs at Read More

Zubairu tasks youth on political participation

November 19, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

Lack of youth participation in politics has been attributed as reason for crisis among political parties. The assertion was made by Hon. Mu’azu Zubairu Mayana at a press conference in Gusau Thursday. Mu’azu who declared interest to contest for the position of All Progressives Congress (APC) youth leader in the north-west in the upcoming APC national convention, said for any Read More

APC won’t govern Delta – Ex-minister

November 19, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

Former Minister of Education and PDP governorship aspirant in Delta state Mr. Kenneth Gbagi on Thursday said the All Progresives Congress (APC) should not be allowed to govern the state as the party led by President Mohammadu Buhari has disappointed Nigeria. Speaking at the PDP state party secretariat in Asaba while declaring his intentions to contest for the 2023 governorship Read More

Buhari supporters form new platform, elects new officers

November 18, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The National Coalition (TNC), an amalgam of about seventy support groups that worked under the banner of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), has inaugurated its national and zonal officers in readiness for the nationwide mobilisation campaigns for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The national chairman of the coalition, Rev. Peter Oganto, in a statement issued after the inauguration in Abuja, Read More

APC’s future bleak – Ex-Kano dep.gov

November 16, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Former deputy governor of Kano state Prof. Hafizu Abubakar has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a party on transition which its future is bleak . Speaking to journalists at the residence of Senator Ibrahim Shekarau in Kano Tuesday, Abubakar said unless effective changes were made and proactive measures taken, the party is destined to crash and give way Read More

2023: Zamfara: Yari, Marafa sabotaging APC – Shinkafi

November 16, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Sani Abdulahi Shinkafi, has stated that the ward congresses conducted by the party at the weekend in Zamafara state remains valid and no court can set it aside. Shinkafi who stated that the congresses conformed to all constitutional provisions, noted that the former Zamfara state governor Abdulazeez Yari and Senator Kabiru Read More

Between now and June, many APC govs ‘ll decamp to PDP – Abounu

November 16, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state deputy governor Benson Abounu Tuesday said considering the failure of the All Progressive Congress APC, no right thinking Nigerians will want to vote the party in 2023. Abounu also said even the APC members were aware that only the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) can rule the country and make a change for the better. Speaking in an interview Read More

2023: Declare interest now to run for president, Nwoye charges Igbo

November 15, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Former chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Enugu state, Dr. Ben Nwoye, has charged Igbo politicians wishing to vie for the office of the president to indicate interest now, pointing out that mere wish would not cede the office to them. Nwoye who made this call during the inauguration of state executives of the Enugu state chapter of South Read More

Oyo APC stakeholders harmonise list of state exco

November 14, 2021 Bayo Agboola, 0

All Progressives Congress (APC) critical stakeholders in Oyo state on Friday in Ibadan approved the harmonised list of Oyo state executives council of the party. The meeting held at Awosika residence of former governor of the state, Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala was attended by zonal leaders and members of Oyo APC Elders’ Advisory Council and the Chairman of Oyo APC State Read More

APC: Ali-Modu Sheriff denies leaked audio, accuses ex-gov of blackmail

November 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A former Governor of Borno state, Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff, has accused a former two-term governor of the state of being behind the purported leaked video against him. The purported leaked audio message indicated that some Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Executive Committee (NEC) members wanted Sheriff to emerge as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). But a Read More

Direct/indirect primaries: NASS leaders, members guilty as govs – PGF boss

November 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the director-general, Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has said the National Assembly leaders and its members were as guilty as governors in the on-going debate to either adopt direct or indirect primaries for the selection of candidates by political parties. Lukman also revealed that the insertion of the provisions Read More

State congress: Akala to meet Oyo APC zonal leaders to ratify zoning

November 12, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Chairman, Elders Advisory Council of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in Oyo state Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala has invited the party’s zonal leaders for a meeting this today to ratify the zoning arrangement put in place ahead of the state congress held on Saturday, 30th October. This was contained in a statement in Ibadan issued on behalf of the former Read More

3,000 Kwara PDP women defect to APC

November 11, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Over three thousand women of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state Wednesday dumped the opposition party for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The defectors, who were mainly from Ibagun ward in the Ilorin East local government area of the state, cited Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq administration’s women inclusiveness and the recent emergence of Alhaja Falilat Mohammed as state Read More

Re: Letter to Bashir Uba Mashema

November 10, 2021 Adamu Ali 0

We have read a letter written by some stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jama’are local government area of Bauchi state to the member of the House of Representatives, representing Jama’are and Itas Gadau local governments constituency. In the said letter published in this newspaper, the purported stakeholders alleged that the law maker had abandoned them since after Read More