Few days after Anambra governorship election, lawmaker dumps APC, rejoins PDP

November 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

The member representing Ekwusigo Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Onyebuchi Offor, has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), few days after governorship election. Offor, who is the House Minority Leader, had announced his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on October 6. However, during house plenary in Awka, the junketing lawmaker said his decision to 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

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

Support Yari for APC national chair, Miss Caleb begs delegates

October 26, 2021 our correspondent 0

The National Chairperson of Yari For National Assignment, Miss Rahila Caleb, has urged the national delegates for the up-coming convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to support former governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, as the national chairman of the party. Miss Caleb said in order to preserve the support base and legacies of the APC nationwide, its national Read More

Ebonyi indigenes demand release of detained Journalist over Facebook post

October 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has faulted the state government of Engr David Umahi, for implementing Cybercrime Prohibition Law in the state without a public hearing. The group however, demanded immediate release of a Radio presenter, Godfrey Chikwere, arrested and detained over a Facebook post on the order of the state government. In a statement Read More

Northern govs’ rejection of zoning: SERG knocks Umahi

September 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

In view of the resolution of the Northern Governors Forum not to support zoning in 2023, insisting that despite the fact that some Northern states’ governors had earlier expressed views for a “power-shift to three geo-political zone in the South with a view to promoting unity and peace in the nation”, the South East Revival Group (SERG) has carpeted the Read More

Buni and the rebirth of APC

September 29, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has just set up a formidable nine-member team to consolidate its successful reconciliation effort initiated by the 13-member Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC).By dint of hardwork, deft political engineering, wide consultation and listening to hitherto aggrieved and alienated members and supporters, the caretaker committee has reunited the party, and made it Read More

Thank you FFK for defecting to APC

September 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

“It can’t be called ingenuity to kill one’s fellow citizens, to betray friends, to be without faith, without mercy, without religion; by these means one can acquire power but not glory.” – Niccolo Machiavelli. The defection of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, a fortnight ago was my joyful occasion for the week. Read More

FFK: The new nuisance in APC

September 22, 2021 Dahiru Hassan Kera 0

As the bell is loudly ringing for the preparation for the 2023 general elections, like in football or any other sport, this is the right season for transfer of politicians from one platform to the other. This is, basically, in search of political fortunes, ironically, not because of the good of the electorate but for selfish reasons. Unfortunately, most of Read More

Fani-Kayode a serial betrayal, chieftain cautions

September 20, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Hon. Ben Adaji Sunday cautioned the party to be weary of Femi-Fani Kayode. Adaji, who issued the warning while briefing newsmen in Jalingo said Kayode who recently decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling APC is a serial betrayal. He warned that Kayode should not be given any special Read More

Is Jonathan joining APC?

September 19, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Though, he has consistently denied or dispelled the rumours making the rounds that he will ditch his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and join the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, former President,Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is being closely watched by his party and Nigerians since the rumours began.It is said that in politics, there is no permanent friend or permanent Read More

Rigging allegation: PDP has conceded defeat ahead 2023, says APC

August 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has already conceded defeat even before the forthcoming 2320 general elections are held. The governing party described PDP’s allegation on the procurement of E-voting machines as “idle conspiracies and wild”, saying it was clear testimony that the opposition party has “already conceded election defeat long before the 2023 Read More

Shinkafi gets APC membership card, says APC is united in Zamfara

August 6, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

The former national Secretary of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, has finally received his membership card of the All Progressives Congress (APC) after his defection. Shinkafi who registered at his polling unit in Shinkafi town, the headquarters of Shinkafi Local Government Council of the state Thursday, explained he will use his vast experience in politics Read More

Anambra: Guber aspirants dump APC, join other parties

August 2, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

Some aggrieved governorship aspirants of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Anambra state November 6 poll have dumped the party to pursue their ambitions in other politic platforms. One of the aspirant, Dr Chidozie Nwankwo had picked the ticket of the African Action Alliance (AAC) just as others, Chief Ben Etiaba and Geff Onyejegbu respectively emerged flag bearers of other Read More

2023: Our problem in Nigeria’s hinged on citizenship issue – Yerima

July 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

Former Zamfara state governor Senator Ahmed Yerima, in this interview with journalists, speaks on zoning formulas ahead of the 2023 presidential election as well as recent political happenings in his state. ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU was there. What is your take on the recent defection of Gov Bello Matawalle from the PDP to the APC? It is a good development for us Read More

Gale of defections: Thin hope for PDP as fortunes plummet

…Defectors intimidated by govt instrument – Secondus …No, APC more transparent – Gombe gov ‘…Party’s 2023 chances slimmer’ …We aren’t losing sleep – PDP …Nemesis catching up with them – Ojo ‘…It’s gradually losing grip as main opposition party’  Ahead 2023 general elections, governors, lawmakers and other critical stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been leaving the party Read More

Breaking: In Zamfara, more Reps dump PDP, join Matawalle in APC

July 6, 2021 Editor 0

Barely one week after Governor Bello Matawalle moved to All Progressives Congress (APC), four members of the House of Representatives from Zamfara State have joined him at the central ruling party. They lawmaker who defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are Bello Shinkafi of the Shinkafi/Zurmi Federal Constituency; Ahmed Bakura, Bakura/Maradun; Ahmed Shehu, Bungudu/Maru; and Suleiman Gummi, Gummi/Bukkuyum. The members Read More

Shinkafi to Buni: Remove Yari, Marafa as APC members over breach of trust

July 2, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

A former national secretary of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, has called on the Yobe state governor Mai Buni-led national caretaker committee of the APC to take a decisive action against former Governor Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa over their alleged plans to “disrupt the peace and progress of the APC, anti-party activities Read More

The seasonal madness

July 1, 2021 Dan Agbese 0

And the seasonal madness is already upon us. I am torn between wasting my sympathy on PDP and wasting my tears for our country. PDP is bleeding because it is the primary victim of the current seasonal defections of its members to the rival APC – the second time in nearly eight years. Our country is the ultimate loser in Read More

PDP governors allege intimidation of members to join APC

July 1, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have raised alarm over what they called intimidation of their members to join the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), by the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government. They raised the alarm against the backdrop of the recent defection of Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle, saying he was forced to Read More

Zamfara senators, Nwaoboshi deplete PDP in Senate to 38

June 30, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The membership of senators on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) in the senate, got depleted from 42 to 38 in plenary on Wednesday. Those who officially defected as stated in separate letters written to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and read to senators are the Deputy Minority Whip , Senator Sahabi Ya’u ( Zamfara North), Senator Read More

I’m now the leader of APC in Zamfara, Matawalle boasts

June 29, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Zamfara state governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has finally defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC) the ruling party in the Country. Speaking during the grand occasion held at Zamfara Trade Fair Complex in Gusau, Matawalle said he “is now the leader of the APC in Zamfara.” Matawalle enjoined all members and supporters of the Read More

Defection: Ayade sacks 4 commissioners, 5 other PDP loyalists

May 31, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

Few days after Governor Ben Ayade defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), he has sacked four commissioners and five other appointees believed to be loyal to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). A press statement made available to our reporter in Calabar, Monday, and signed by the governor’s chief press secretary/special adviser, Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, did not however Read More