2023: Tinubu visits, woos Yobe APC delegates

May 23, 2022 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Sunday, visited Yobe state to woo the state party delegates ahead of party primaries scheduled to hold coming weekend. Tinubu was received by Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, at the Government House Damaturu. He later proceeded to the state Banquet Hall where he discussed with the Read More

52% of Akwa Ibom youth unemployed, state’s industries phony – APC guber aspirant

May 23, 2022 Uko Etim 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant, Professor Chris Ekong, has said the industries created by the present administration in Akwa Ibom state are phony and overrated. Ekong, a Professor of Economics at the University of Uyo, also lamented that more than 52 percent of the youth in the state are unemployed. Speaking with newsmen in Uyo weekend, the governorship Read More

Benue APC adopts direct primaries

May 23, 2022 John Shiaondo 0

The Benue state All Progressive Congress (APC), Sunday, adopted direct primaries to choose candidates for all positions in the party. Leaders of the party from Benue North East (Zone A), Benue North West (Zone B) and Benue South, (Zone C) senatorial districts respectively, spoke in one voice supporting the option A-4 for primaries into all positions in the party. Speaking Read More

2023: Senatorial aspirant tasks APC on peaceful primary

May 23, 2022 Ojo Oladele 0

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress(APC) National Assembly primaries, a leading contestant for the Ekiti North Senatorial Seat,Chief Segun Ajibulu has charged the party leadership to guide against any negative tendency that could mar the image and peaceful conduct of the exercise. The aspirant who was hopeful of emerging victorious in the contest, said all political indices favoured his emergence Read More

6 days to presidential primaries… APC postpones screening, Southeast aspirants, Bankole echo consensus

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke, Abuja 0

The cloud over who emerges the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 general elections got  darker, Sunday, as the governing party postponed its presidential screening earlier scheduled  for Monday 23rd of May 2022. The development came as some stakeholders, including aspirants of the South-east extraction and former Speaker House of Representatives Dimeji Bankole, also a presidential aspirant,  are  mulling the Read More

2023 presidency: Arthur Eze rallies support for Umahi

An elder statesman, Prince Arthur Eze, Sunday, called on delegates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to unanimously support Governor David Umahi in the forthcoming primary elections of the party, Eze who extolled the Governor for the massive transformation of the state and South East zone within a short space of time, explained that if given the necessary support Umahi Read More

Delegates’ congresses: Sha’aban petitions INEC, rejects APC appeal committee report

The All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant ‎in Kaduna state, Alhaji Sani Mohammed Sha’aban, has petitioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), rejecting the APC delegates’ congresses in the state and the APC Appeal Committee’s report. The appeal committee led by Mrs Tinuke Ogunrinde had on Saturday told journalists in Kaduna that the delegates special congresses were successful, adding that Read More

Niger 2023: Malagi calls for decent, issue-based campaign

May 22, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Blueprint Newspapers Limited and frontline governorship aspirant in Niger state, Alhaji Mohammed Idris Malagi, has called for decent and issue- based campaigns towards a peaceful, free and fair general elections in 2023. Alhaji Malagi who is also a public relations expert stated this at the weekend in Minna while addressing stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress Read More

Imo APC ready for primaries, tackles PDP

The state Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Imo state chapter, Comrade Cajetan Duke, has the party’s readiness to conduct hitch- free primaries that would midwife acceptable and credible flagbearers in all political positions and later square up with other candidates to sweep the forth coming elections. He told Blueprint that the party in the state was not Read More

Appeals committee upholds Kaduna APC delegates’ congresses

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Appeals Committee for their ad-hoc delegates congresses in Kaduna state has upheld the election, describing the exercise across the 225 wards and 23 local governments as successful.  The party had last week conducted congresses to elect local government, state and national delegates for the APC elections. The exercise was done by consensus in accordance with Read More

Presidential primaries: Group cautions APC against consensus

May 20, 2022 Benjamin Samson 0

A group, No Alternative to Tinubu 2023 (NATT 2023), has urged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt a method of primary that would be in the overall interest of the party in choosing its presidential candidate. The group, in a statement by its national co-coordinator, Vincent G. Uba, said “personal sentiments and parochial interests should not Read More

Official: Former minister, Usani, dumps APC, joins PRP

May 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

The immediate past minister of the Ministry of the Niger Delta Affairs and founding member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River state, Pastor Usani Usani, has confirmed that he has dumped the ruling party for the People’s Redemption Party (PRP). Confirming the defection on Thursday in a phone conversation with Journalists, Usani said the defection was Read More

Kaduna APC gubernatorial delegates’ election a charade – Aspirant

May 19, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

An All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial aspirant in Kaduna state, Alhaji Bashir Abubakar, has described the gubernatorial delegates’ election in the state as a sham and a charade. Consequently, he has called on the party’s national leadership to intervene. The Director General Alhaji Bashir Abubakar Governorship Campaign Organisation, Mr James Bawa Magaji, told journalists in Kaduna Thursday that “there was Read More

Cross River guber: Ex-minister Usani set to dump APC for PRP

May 19, 2022 Joseph Obung 0

Barring any last minute change of plans, the immediate past Minister of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs and founding member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River state, Pastor Usani Usani, is set to dump the APC for the People’s Redemption Party (PRP). Sources said the former minister’s decision to dump the APC was not unconnected Read More

Kebbi APC congresses smooth -Assalafi

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Kebbi state chapter, has described the just concluded congress held at ward, local government and state levels as fair, credible and hitch free. Briefing journalists on the conduct of the exercise, the state APC Public Relations Officer (PRO), Malam Isah Assalafi, said the exercise went smoothly devoid of any hitch across the state. He added Read More

Sokoto 2023: Why the gang up against Ahmed Aliyu collapsed

May 18, 2022 Olayitan Adebayo 0

Working hand-in-hand with opposition elements outside the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Sokoto state, a band of fifth columnists have been pushing for a destabilisation agenda ahead of the forthcoming primaries. The satanic plot is, however, dead on arrival because Sokoto state has a more sufficiently-enlightened and no non-sense population of voters. The electorate of Sokoto state today can easily Read More

El-Rufai, Jekada and the enviable profile of APC in Kaduna state

May 17, 2022 James Jonah 0

The inauguration of state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress, APC, by the Mala Mai Buni led CECC on February 3, 2022, at the national secretariat of the party and the subsequent election of Senator Abdullahi Adamu as substantive national chairman might have come and gone but the fact remains that no fewer than 12 state chapters of APC are Read More

Oyo South: APC committee clears Adegoke for senatorial primary

May 16, 2022 Bayo Agboola 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Senatorial Screening committee has screened and cleared a leading senatorial hopeful for Oyo South senatorial district, for the May 24, primary election of the party. Speaking after his screening by theformer governor of Zamfara state, Mahmood Shinkafi led committee, Olooye Adegoke disclosed that the first hurdle has been successfully conquered as the screening has cleared Read More

APC stole my 2019 mandate, Atiku alleges

May 16, 2022 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 presidential election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has alleged that the presidential mandate given to him by Nigerians in the 2019 general election was stolen by the present government. He stated this on Sunday while addressing party delegates at the Imo state secretariat of the party in Owerri. Atiku said without Read More

APC group commends Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to youth inclusion

May 11, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth High-Level Working Group on Youth inclusion in the 2023 election set up by the National Youth Leader, Dayo Israel, has commended Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for his continuous commitment to youth inclusion. The group gave the commendation Tuesday night during their visit to Governor Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja. Read More

Politics of APC presidential nomination

May 11, 2022 Charles Onunaiju 0

The clique directing the noxious game of the ridiculous proliferation of the presidential aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress is utterly graceless, shameless and self-serving in its desperation to foist a smokescreen of democratic and popular choice of candidate for the presidential poll, scheduled for next year. The entire exercise of picking nomination and expression of Read More