The APC we knew under Buni

June 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) we knew under the erstwhile leadership of Governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, who was the Acting National Chairman Extra Ordinary Convention Planning Committee had members who agreed on some policies and programmes for the society with a view to promoting the common good. The APC we knew under Mai Mala Buni always sought Read More

Yobe’s education and Buni’s poor policy

May 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

Since 1999, the people of Yobe have continued to give mandates to the ruling party, what is now known as the All Progressives Congress (APC), with the hope that their lives will be better for all fronts-particularly in the education sector. The Yobe education sector is known to be one of the worst in the nation. This is manifested by Read More

2023: Group buys EoI, nomination forms for Buni

May 6, 2022 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state critical stakeholders on Friday in Damaturu purchased the expression of interest and nomination forms for the re-election of Governor Mai Mala Buni. The stakeholders comprised the chairmen of the critical stakeholders, local government party chairmen, representatives of business and community leaders as well as APC supporters from the grassroots. The deputy governor, Idi Barde Gubana, presented the nomination Read More

El-Rufai, G19 and the ‘Victory’ of Buni

March 22, 2022 Emmanuel Ado 0

Rather than castigate Mai Mala Buni, governor of the backwater Yobe state, who has shown more preference for the chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (APC-CECPC), to providing leadership for the good people of Yobe state, and putting him in the dock for high crimes against the APC, a section of the media is Read More

Buni, APC and the burden of leadership

March 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

One distinct feature of Governor Mai Mala Buni’s political trajectory is that he did not actually choose public life but it was rather public life or service that chose him. It is hard to find typical Nigerian elite, already exposed to the trappings of city life of such mega metropolis like Lagos being asked by his people to serve, not Read More

Between Kabiru Marafa and Buni Not Marafa and Yobe By Wadzani Apagu

March 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

I watched Senator Kabiru Marafa recently during the popular Channels Television programme ‘Politics Today’ and I was surprised by what some of ‘our youths’ are yelling about which made me re-watch. Kabiru Marafa called Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state and the chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) caretaker committee, a “Bush Man”. Although such a remark should Read More

Musa hails Buni”s committee on APC national convention

January 20, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

A national chairmanship aspirant of All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, has hailed the Governor Mala Buni’s Convention Planning Committee for scheduling 26th of February for the party’s national convention. Senator Musa represents Niger East at the Senate stated this in Minna, Wednesday, in a press conference by his advisory council. Addressing journalists, the chairman of the advisory Read More

Restrain Buni, stop APC convention, aggrieved members tell court

January 7, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

Some aggrieved members of the All Progresive Congress (APC) have dragged the Governor Buni led Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, over planned national convention slated for February. The applicants are seeking among other things an order of the Court to restrain the Buni-led CECPC from going ahead with the convention. Read More

Oyo APC crisis: Buni gives stakeholders one-week to reach consensus

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given stakeholders in Oyo state chapter one-week to reach agreement within themselves and report back to the leadership. The Oyo chapter had been thrown into crisis over the recent APC state congress which the national secretariat earlier postponed. The leadership of the party after a meeting with stakeholders from Read More

Umeoji, 2 lawmakers dump APGA for APC, declare support for Andy Uba

October 30, 2021 Lekan Shehinde 0

Ahead of Anambra state governorship election scheduled for November 6, the former frontline governorship candidate of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and current member of the House of Representatives, representing Aguata Federal Constituency in Anambra state, Hon. Chukwuma Umeoji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) along with two House of Assembly members and several party supporters. Umeoji defection Read More

NYSC deploys 1,101 members to Yobe

October 26, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1, 101 members to Yobe state in the 2021 batch C , stream I mobilization. Our correspondent reports that of the 1, 101 posted to the state under the batch, 658 are males while 443 are female graduates from different institutions in the country. Speaking while swearing in the newly deployed NYSC Read More

Breaking: PDP top shot quits, joins APC

October 19, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

The deputy state Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe state, Alhaji Umaru Amale, the party’s assistant state secretary Ahmadu Biriri and others on Tuesday defected to All Progressives Congress (APC). Receiving former PDP officials in Damaturu, the state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention, Mai Mala Buni, said they should be part of the movement to salvage Read More

Breaking: APC suspends State Congress in Oyo over irregularities 

October 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced suspension of the ongoing State Congress in Oyo state due to forging of documents meant for the exercise and other irregularities. Governor of Yobe state and Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, gave the ordered. In a statement signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. Read More

2023: Osinbajo best qualified to succeed Buhari, APC group declares

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the 2023 general elections, a support group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of Progressives Consolidation Group (PCP) has rated Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the best qualified to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC members said Osinbajo’s presidency will increase party’s chances for massive success in the coming general elections and also accelerate growth Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Buni thumbs up Ahmed Kida on projects execution in Yobe

October 7, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, Wednesday, commended philanthropist, Engineer Ahmed Musa Kida, for constructing and furnishing a diagnostic, maternal and child health centre at the Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu Specialist Hospital as well as toilets at the State Polytechnic Geidam. Represented by his Director General Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni said the support by Read More

Buni’s unassuming leadership reason for massive defection into APC – Akume

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of special duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume, has commended the current leadership of All the Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee under governor Mai Mala Buni. The former governor said Buni’s unassuming leadership has reunited the party and also responsible for the recent massive defection into the APC from opposition party. In a congratulatory Read More

Anambra: 5 federal lawmakers, 6 others join APC

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee received 11 lawmakers including five serving and four former House of Representatives members, as well as, three members of the Anambra State House of Assembly who defected from the opposition PDP and APGA to APC. The decampees, according to a statement released by Buni’s spokesman, Mamman Mohammed, are Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

Accidents: Yobe to establish computerize vehicle inspection centre

September 29, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, 0

In an effort to minimize recklessness and fatal accidents on the roads, Yobe state government said it would establish of Computerized Vehicle Inspection centres in Damaturu, Potiskum and Bade local government areas. Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state disclosed this Tuesday while speaking at the North-east zonal conference of Directors/Chiefs of Road Traffic Officers of the Federation (VIOs) which Read More

Court cases: APC compiling names for NEC’s sanction – CECPC

September 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has started compiling the lists of party members in court, with a view to securing the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) ratification for their sanction. The ruling party’s leadership also declared that it won’t recognise any parallel congress at the just concluded nationwide local Read More