Factors making the APC popular by Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

July 28, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

 Members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum have alleged in the communiqué released on July 2021 after their 11th regular meeting that, some of their former colleagues who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) did so due to coercion and underhand activities by the APC. This allegation is false, unsubstantiated and a mere subterfuge  by members of a Read More

2023: Buhari has no succession agreement with Tinubu, Okechukwu replies Hanga

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and a chieftain of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) Osita Okechukwu, has expressed support for the proposal for a consensus candidate for the 2023 presidential election. The APC chieftain also refuted the claim by Senator Hanga that there was an agreement between President Muhammadu Buhari and former Lagos state governor Asiwaju 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

2023: As North-central agitates for president…

July 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, there are strong calls and agitations that the North-central geo-political zone should produce the next president. TOPE SUNDAY in this report, takes a look at the unfolding scenario. Just a few months to the 2023 general elections, there are growing calls from the North-central geo-political zone that it should produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor. Read More

Women votes ‘ll determine outcome of 2023 elections – Okotete

July 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, women votes will be a key determiner of candidates elected as state/federal legislators, governors and the President, the Woman Leader and representative in Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared said. Okotete, however called on women to cooperate and forge a united front to ensure more women occupy Read More

Defection: APC denies allegation of planned rigging in 2023

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the allegation of planned rigging in 2023 by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus.  The governing party however said its track record in implementing projects and programmes that meet the needs of Nigerians was attracting more members, supporters and sympathisers from all over the country into the Read More

2023: PDP’ll be back to Aso Rock, Secondus insists

June 29, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has berated the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for going after their governors, insisting that the party was going to be in Aso Rock after the 2023 general elections. He also stated that the party was going after the masses and with them, they would win 2023 presidential election. Recall that the governor of Ebonyi Read More

Why APC need Almakura as National Chairman

June 28, 2021 Ukkasha Hamza Rahama 0

The All Progressive Congress (APC) came to be in 2014 after three political parties Congres for Progressive (CPC), All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) were merged. The ACN was led by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ANPP was the current Minister of Science and Technology Ogbonnaya Onu as leader, while the CPC was led by the incumbent Read More

2023: APC’ll win Benue governorship, all elective positions – Byua

June 28, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue state governorship aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mathias Byuan Monday said his party will clear all elective positions in the 2023 general elections in Benue. Byuan also said Benue needed total rehabilitation, and only him and his party the All Progressive Congress have the capability of fixing it. Speaking with journalists in Makurdi during Read More

PDP in panic mood over our 40ms support base – APC

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in panic mood ahead of the 2023 general elections because of its recently increased membership base which is now 40 millions. The ruling party, who described PDP as a sinking party, sajd President Muhammadu Buhari’s government from inception took “a good, progressive, patriotic and apolitical Read More

2023 Oyo guber: The cap fits Akande

As we approach the 2023general elections, the people of Oyo state are whispering already about the right man to again move the state forward just as many, this writer inclusive, are of the view that if we get our system of leadership recruitment right, the best man to move the state forward by unlocking the politics of reforms is Professor Read More

S/west leaders, secession agitators: Who blinks first?

May 28, 2021 Blueprint 0

The growing calls for secession by some Yoruba indigenes seem to have polarised the region as some political leaders from the zone have kicked against it. In this report, TOPE SUNDAY examines the arguments for and against secession and asks: between the S/west leaders and the secession agitators who will back down? The current agitations in the South-west geo-political zone Read More

Breaking: Anybody can aspire for any position in 2023, APC govs declare

May 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on the platform of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) have declared that “everyone, from every part of the country is free to aspire for any position in the party in line with provisions of our party’s constitution” ahead of the 2023 general election. The forum, however, expressed excitement over Thursday’s defection of Read More

Anambra: CSOs task NASS on speedy passage of Electoral Act

May 20, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Alliance of Civil Society Organisations for Expansion of Electoral and Democratic Space (ACCESS) has called on the 9th National Assembly (NASS) to immediately enact and pass the Electoral Act 2021, saying this will guide the conduct of the Anambra state gubernatorial election scheduled for November 6. It’s Spokesperson, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, made the call in Abuja during a peaceful #OccupyNASS Read More

Gov Bala, please address plight of ASCOEA’s students

May 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

Your Excellency, I wish to use this medium to bring the nail-biting untold hardship of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, in Katagum LGA of Bauchi state, to your considerate and inclusive government’s notice on account of the deteriorating state of the entrance to the college, lack of network of intra-campus roads, cutting-off of electricity supply. This state-owned college, Read More

2023: Our membership now over 40m nationwide – APC

May 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it’s membership figure nationwide has now hit over 40 million. The APC Secretary of the Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) revealed this Monday in Abuja when the Chairman of the party’s Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni played host to some Non-Career Ambassadors at Read More

My relationship with Buhari cordial, frank, honest – Tinubu

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has dispelled insinuation of crisis between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, adding that his relationship with the President “cordial, frank and honest.” Tinubu, however, asked Nigerians to support for the President’s efforts at addressing the increasing security challenges facing the country. Asiwaju made the appeal shortly Read More

2023 political gladiators behind ALGON crisis – IMC

April 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Interim Management Committee (IMC), of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) has blamed politicians anging to use the association for their selfish interest ahead of 2023 general elections for the current crisis rocking it. But the IMC chairman, Hon. Abdullahi Shuaibu Maje, assured that his leadership will do everything possible not only to reposition the association by Read More

2023: More PDP governors, others to join APC soon — Yahaya Bello

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kogi state governor and Chairman of the Contact and Mobilization Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has revealed that in the coming weeks, more governors of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other known political heavyweights will be decamping to the ruling party. The decamping of the opposition gladiators to the APC is part of Read More

APC disowns ‘fake zoning list’ in circulation

April 14, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked Nigerians to disregard “a fake zoning list” in circulation, saying the arrangement was not from the Caretaker Committee. A purported zoning list emerged on social media on Wednesday  listing the zone to produce certain offices ahead of the 2023 general elections. But when asked to authentic the said list, national secretary, Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Read More

Okupe harps on unity, security ahead of 2023

April 11, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

A former presidential spokesman, Dr Doyin Okupe, has cried out to political leaders across party lines to unite in finding solutions to the problems  of insecurity bedeviling the Nation. Okupe in a personally signed statement in Abuja Sunday, said addressing the problem along with agitations for  self rule and intra ethnic hatred ahead of  2023 general elections , were very Read More

‘APC will win 6.2m new voters to win in 2023’

April 10, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

 National Youth leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Ismaeel Ahmed, has said his party will win the emerging 6.2 million new young voters in 2023 to retain power. Ahmed said, statistics have shown that 6.2 million young Nigerians who have never voted would be attaining the voting age before the next election, a group which he said, the Read More

Go after separatists in Yorubaland, group tells Police, Army, others

April 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A socio-cultural group, Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF) has condemned the recent crisis across the country especially in Yorubaland, accusing the agitators of sinister motives to destabilise the country. The group, however, asked the Police authority, Army and other security agencies to immediately go after those calling for Yoruba Nation. In a statement released by the group’s national coordinator, Adeshina Animashaun, Read More

Bad governance: Group canvasses support for Bala Mohammed’s presidency

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, a pro-democracy group, Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad vanguard, BAM-V, has begun canvassing support for the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, saying that the former Senator possesses what it takes to lead Nigeria. Addressing newsmen on Sunday the Kano State chapter of the movement, Chairman of the Chapter, Adnan Mukhtar-Adam, noted that Mr Mohammed has the Read More