Caretaker committee takes over SWAN leadership in Lagos

February 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

The President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Sir Honour Sirawoo, has inaugurated a caretaker Committee for its Lagos state chapter with a charge to conduct election within three months. A press statement from the Secretary General of association Jude Opara revealed that the inauguration of a Caretaker Committee followed the vacuum in the leadership of the chapter since Read More

Reconciliation: APC invites Oyo stakeholders, leaders to Abuja

November 4, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has invited all party gladiators, stakeholders and leaders in Oyo state for a reconciliation meeting in Abuja over the last Saturday state congress. Chairman of the APC stateCongress Committee for Oyo state, Hon Gambo Lawan dropped this Tuesday while clearing the air on the purported cancellation of the results of last 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

PDP, APC get new chairmen in Ebonyi

October 17, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

The Congresses of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state on Saturday have produced new leadership for both party. While All Progressive Congress returned the caretaker Committee chairman, Mr Stanley Okoro Emegha, People’s Democratic Party got a new chairman, Mr Tochukwu Okorie. Emegha at the Congress polled 1,080 votes against his opponent Akanu Okoro that 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

AGM: Group alleges plot to unleash thugs on NBBF stakeholders

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

A group of sports enthusiasts under the aegis of Nigerian Sports Advanced Group (NSAG) has alleged that the outgoing President of the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), Engr. Ahmed Musa Kida, in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development is planning to unleash thugs on stakeholders who are perceived not to be working for Kida to return as the 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

Coalition re-endorses Nana as Bauchi APC chair

September 24, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As the All Progressives Congress (APC) gets set to conduct state congresses in October, a coalition of 36 APC women and youth support groups has endorsed the incumbent Bauchi state caretaker committee chairman of the party, Alhaji Uba Ahmed Nana, to retain his position. The groups, under the aegis of the Coalition of Bauchi State APC Youth and Women Groups, Read More

APC chieftain chides Wike for attacking Umahi over Buhari’s 2023 comment

September 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state Chief James Aroh Nweke, has blasted Governor Nyesome Wike of River state and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Caretaker Committee Chairman, Elder Fred Udeogu over their reactions on Umahi’s statement on the type of President Nigeria needs in 2023. The Rivers state governor had verbally attacked  Umahi, asking Read More

Chairmanship: APC youth identifies Abubabar as best candidate, urges opposition Govs to defect

September 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the party national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), youths have identified the former Governor of Bauchi state, Barrister Mohammed Abubakar, as the best person to occupy the national chairmanship position of APC. The youths, which are drawn from the six geopolitical zones of the country, not only invited the opposition governors and stakeholders to join 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

NYG: 1,500 athletes, officials hit Kebbi for North West zonal elimination

September 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

No fewer than 1,500 athletes and officials are expected to converge on Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi state capital for the North West zonal elimination for team sports ahead of the 2021 National Youth Games (NYG) scheduled between September 1 and 5. This was contained in a statement signed by the zonal sports officer, Alhaji Abdullahi Idris, and made available to Read More

Based on Supreme Court judgement, nothing like APC today – Udeogu

August 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

In this interview with AMARACHUKWU EGWUAGHA in Abakaliki, the caretaker chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Ebonyi state chapter, Chief Fred Udeogu, explains that there is nothing like APC in Nigeria today. Do we actually have APC in Nigeria now based on the legal perspective? There is nothing like APC legally in Nigeria today, based on judgment and the position Read More

Crisis looms as APC, Buni dare court

August 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) appears to be walking the tight rope following recent pronouncement by the Supreme Court on the Ondo governorship election which affirmed the victory of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, KEHINDE OSASONA writes. There has been multiple brick-bat amongst members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the legality or otherwise of the elongation of the Read More

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Ebonyi millers reject moves to impose leaders, insist on election

August 19, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Mill owners in Abakaliki rice milling industry have kicked against imposition of leadership on them. The business owner lamented how the general-manager of Ebonyi Rice World, Mathew Uguru, allegedly of hijacked the leadership structure of Ebonyi Rice Mill, Abakaliki, which stirred crisis in the market. Not minding that Ebonyi state government, had in June this year dissolved the caretaker committee Read More

Anambra: APC appoints Uzodinma, Omo-Agege, 22 other govs to lead campaign

August 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appointed the Imo state governor Hope Uzodinma as chairman, National Campaign Committee to lead 22 other governors to campaign for the party. Other party leaders in the national campaign team include the Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy Speaker Idris Wase, Minister of State for Petroleum Read More

Buni, others commiserate with Abiodun over father’s death

August 16, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Yobe state governor and the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee, Mai Mala Buni, his Jigawa and Kebbi state counterparts, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and Muhammad Abubakar, respectively, Monday, paid a condolence visit to the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, over the death of his father, Pa Emmanuel Abiodun. Others who accompanied Buni on the visit Read More

APC Ward Congress: We’re yet to receive petitions – Ekiti appeal panel

August 16, 2021 Ojo Oladele 0

Following the recent ward congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti state, the five-member Appeal Panel raised by the party’s national headquarters in Abuja to listen to complaints has said it was yet to receive any petition from the aggrieved party members. The members of the committee are: former Oyo State Deputy Governor, Chief Iyiola Oladokun, as Chairman, Read More

Zamfara APC in fresh crises as Yari faction criticizes Yarima

August 9, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Fresh crises is brewing in the Zamfara state chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) following a statement by former Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima in an interview with newsmen. Yarima in an interview with newsmen said that, “Any member of the APC who failed to register afresh as a result of Governor Matawalle’s defection to APC will neither vote, no Read More

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Synthesising the thesis of post -Buhari APC

August 8, 2021 Abubakar Ali Adamu 0

Buni’s fellow North-east governor of PDP extraction said in recent past that, APC is all about President Muhammadu Buhari, and as he concludes his tenure come 2023, the reality will prevail on the party. As I watched the governor pronouncing that prophesy, I recalled TB Joshua’s prophesy of who would succeed Obama as US President. The deceased man of God Read More