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Edo, Ondo primaries: You‘re a dictator, Oshiomhole’s deputy tells party chair

May 21, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Fresh crisis is brewing in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the party’s governorship primaries in Ondo and Edo states. Deputy National Chairman of the party (North) Senator Lawal Shuaibu, Wednesday in Abuja, through a statement, accused the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole of not being transparent in the build-up to the two primary elections in Ondo Read More

774,000 Jobs: I ‘ll quit Buhari’s govt if… – Keyamo threatens

April 29, 2020 Moses John 0

Minister of state, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has threatened to resign his appointment if the 774.000 jobs approved by President Muhammadu Buhari under the special public works programme of National Directorate of Employment (NDE) for the unskilled rural persons is hijack by politicians. The pilot scheme was approved to be implemented in five local government areas in eight Read More

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The return of Oshiomhole

March 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

After several court injunctions and counter injunctions, the pendulum of leadership in the All Progressives Congress (APC) seems to have swung back to the Adams Oshiomhole based on the judgement of the Court of Appeal on March 16, 2020, and the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari in the crisis that has made the APC a laughing stock in some quarters. Read More

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APC crack deepens, Ibrahim replaces Ibediro as organising scribe

March 13, 2020 Editorial III 0

The crisis rocking the All Progressive Congress (APC) deepened Friday as the deputy organising secretary of the party, Malam Mohammed Ibrahim, said he had displaced the substantive national organising secretary of the party, Emmanuel Ibediro. Ibrahim told newsmen at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja that Ibediro “continuous stay in office” was illegal in view of an Abuja Read More

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Anti-Oshiomhole Tsunami is self-inflicted- Eze

March 13, 2020 Editorial III 0

Former National Publicity Secretary of the defunct new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, says All Progressives Congress national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s recent travails in the party is self inflicted. By Godwin Egba writes. The chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has warned to the controversial and outgoing chairman of the APC, Comrade Read More

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Ajimobi as Deputy National chairman’ll bring sanity, stability to APC – Ajanaku

March 4, 2020 Editorial III 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, Asiwaju Rotimi Ajanaku, has  declared  that the planned appointment of the immediate past governor of  the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi as APC  Deputy National Chairman, (South) would bring sanity and stability to the party ahead of the 2023 general elections. Asiwaju Ajanaku, who stated this Tuesday, said going by Read More

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40 Oyo APC chieftains endorse Ajimobi for deputy national chair

March 3, 2020 Editorial III 0

Over 40 All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains in Oyo state on Monday rose in support of the immediate past governor of the state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi on his planned selection as Deputy National Chairman (South). The APC chieftains in a letter to the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole lashed out at the “disgruntled APC” members kicking against the selection Read More

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2023: FCT APC South East Forum hails El-Rufai

February 27, 2020 Editorial III 0

The FCT APC South East Forum has lauded Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state for his courage to speak the truth.  He recently said the 2023 presidency should go to southern part of Nigeria. El-Rufai had reportedly stated that as President Muhammadu Buhari of northern extraction is billed to complete his eight years tenure, a southerner should emerge as his Read More

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Bayelsa Election: Who is to blame?

February 19, 2020 Editorial III 0

Nearly a month after the Supreme Court gave an unprecedented judgment on Imo State Governorship election by sacking Emeka Ihedioha from the State House, another dramatic judicial pronouncement surfaced like a might wind that changed the atmospheric condition of celebration from the camp of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the tent of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in less than Read More

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Adamu wins APC house of representative primary in Jigawa

February 17, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC)  Resident Electoral Commissioner in charge of Jigawa state, Dr Mahmoud Isa, has announced Musa Mohammed Adamu as the winner of the Primary election conducted by All Progressives Congress (AOC) yesterday in Babura. According to the INEC boss, Musa Mohammed Adamu scored 547 votes to defeat Idris Zangi Mohammed who got 21 votes and Aliyu Read More

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Cross River: I’ll add value to APC reconciliation panel –Enoh

January 11, 2020 Editorial III 0

The 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River state, Senator John Owan Enoh, has defended his inclusion as member of the APC National Reconciliation Committee (NRC) headed by the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan.  A group, Concerned Members of the All Progressives Congress, Cross River state, had petitioned the APC national chairman, Comrade Adams Read More

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APC crisis: Edo party chairman urges Buhari to intervene

January 7, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Monday said it is willing to embrace genuine reconciliation in the party, urging President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the crisis-rocking the party by inaugurating a reconciliation committee. Spokesman of the party, Mr. Joseph Osagiede who disclosed this in Benin City, the state capital, said the party’s leadership had rejected Read More

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Why they’re after me – Obaseki

January 4, 2020 Editorial III 0

The Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said he was being hunted by warlords and non-state actors because of his administration’s fight against those who, hitherto, controlled resources to the detriment of the people. Obaseki, who stated this at a meeting with Benin Elders Forum in Benin City, reassured that his administration would remain committed and focused in delivering Read More

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Ex-PDP guber candidate, Ize-Iyamu, joins APC in Edo

December 14, 2019 Editorial III 0

The former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP’s) governorship candidate in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize –Iyamu, Friday, formerly joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). Though the mega rally proposed to receive him into the fold did not hold following the order of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, to stop public rallies in the state, he announced his return Read More

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Zamfara APC chieftain resists arrest by the police

December 2, 2019 Editorial III 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara Alhaji Sani Gwamna Mayanchi has on Saturday escaped been arrested by the police in Gusau the state capital after a serious clash between irate APC youths and the police. Briefing newsmen about the development, Sani Gwamna accused governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle by using the police attached to the Government House Read More

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Bayelsa poll: Declare me winner, Diri tells INEC

November 19, 2019 Editorial III 0

Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Diri Douye has asked the independent National Commission (INEC)  to declare him winner of the November 16 governorship  election.   Douye and his party also asked the INEC to disqualify the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Lyon   If they cannot provide document setting aside the judgment of the court that disqualified Read More

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Breaking: APC’s suspension hammer hits Edo scribe amidst Oshiomhole, Obaseki’s feud

October 18, 2019 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has suspended its Edo state Secretary, Mr. Lawrence Okah. Okah was suspended at an emergency meeting of the State Executive Committee. State party Chairman, Barrister Anslem Ojezua, said Okah was suspended to allow the committee set up to investigate the allegation against him from his local government. Ojezua said the suspension of Okah was not Read More

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Buhari working in national interest – Gobir

October 17, 2019 Editorial III 0

The chairman, Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence, Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir (APC Sokoto East) has said the security of lives and properties of Nigerians remain cardinal to President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Senator Gobir, who stated this while fielding questions from newsmen in Sokoto, said Buhari has good plans and programmes for the country and its citizens, stressing that as Read More

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Breaking: Tribunal sacks PDP rep, declares APC candidate winner in Ebonyi

September 9, 2019 Editor 0

Election tribunal sitting in Abakaliki for the House of Representative has disqualified the elections that produced Honorable Lazarus Ogbee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the substantial winner of the February 2019 general election. Chairman of the three man panel justice Sika Henry Aprioku declared the All Progressive Congress candidate for Ezza South/ Ikwo federal constituency Comrade Chinedu Ogah winner of Read More

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APC appoints 5 persons to lead Rivers

September 7, 2019 Editorial III 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed a five-member executive caretaker committee for the Rivers state chapter of the party. The caretaker committee to oversee the party’s affairs in the state will be chaired by Isaac Ogbobula, the party’s spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said. According to Issa-Onilu, other members are Friday Owhor, Beatrice Amobi, Abolo Read More

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Xenophobia: What Oshiomhole told Buhari, Nigerians to do

September 6, 2019 Editor 0

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has urged Nigerians to boycott South African goods and services to protest the killings of Nigerians and othet nationals living in that country. Oshiomhole gave the advice at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday. He recalled that over past one year, Nigerians were being maltreated in one part Read More

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Bayelsa guber: How Lyon clinched APC ticket, Buhari’s ex-Minister kicks

September 5, 2019 Editor 0

David Lyon has emerged the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 16 Bayelsa state governorship election in the state. According to the results announced by the Collation Officer Senator Emmanuel Ocheja, Chief Lyon polled a total of 42,138, votes to defeat five other aspirants. Mrs Desiye Nsirim came a distant second with 1,533, while Chief Ebitimi Read More

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APC primary: Kogi speaker congratulates Gov Bello

September 2, 2019 Editorial III 0

The speaker of the Kogi state House of Assembly, Hon Prince Matthew Kolawole, has congratulated the state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, over his victory at the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship primary held on Thursday. The congratulation message was contained a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Speaker which was made available to newsmen in Lokoja Sunday. The Read More