APC governors mourn Abiodun’s father, Pa Emmanuel Adesanya

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has said it received the death of Pa (Dr) Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun with heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well lived. The late Pa Emmanuel Adesanya Abiodun is the father of incubent governor of Ogun state, Dapo Abiodun. He passed away on Monday. But in a condolences message signed by its chairman Read More

Breaking: Another PDP BoT member joins APC

August 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A member, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Joy Emordi, Wednesday defected from the opposition party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, formally received the senator in a brief ceremony in Abuja. Sen. Emordi, said she was convinced that the future of a Read More

Reject outcome of Osun ward congress, APC group tells Buni

August 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Members of the Osun Progressives (TOP) have called on Governor Mai Mala Buni-led National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reject the outcome of the ward congresses held in the state in its entirety. While describing the exercise as a sham, the APC faction narrated how Osun state government allegedly manipulated the exercise. The group loyal to Read More

Readers’ comments

August 3, 2021 Prof MK Othmam 0

It is time to allow the esteemed readers of this column to air their views. There were verities of views on almost every topic I presented in this column. It is really difficult to share all the views expressed but it is important to select few ones that critiqued my opinion to give the readers wide perspectives, pros, and cons Read More

APC Congress: Bauchi adopts consensus

August 1, 2021 Najib Sani 0

All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bauchi state has adopted consensus method to elect the leadership of the party at the ward congresses in the 215 wards of the state. Speaking with newsmen on Saturday before the commencement of the congresses at the party secretariat in Bauchi, state caretaker chairman of APC Uba Nana said that stakeholders have resolved to adopt Read More

Congress: Oyetola’s group boycotts direct primary option in Osun – Party scribe

August 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress in Osun state and the party’s State Caretaker Secretary Alhaji Razak Salinsile, has said despite the enthusiasm showed by the party members to elect ward executives at Saturday’s ward congress, a group loyal to Governor Gboyega Oyetola boycotted the exercise. Although, the Caretaker party chairman in the State, Prince Gboyega Famodun, had Read More

Ganduje, Okorocha, Fashola, others to discuss sustainability of Nigeria’s co-existence

August 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Following the recent agitations for separation by some groups and individuals, the call to discuss the sustainability of Nigeria as a united nation has become imperative, hence some Nigerian leaders will gather in Abuja to discuss its reality or myth. At a one-day conference, Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, is billed to give a keynote address which thereafter Read More

Congress: Buni sues for peaceful exercise, warns against sabotage

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As the All Progressives Congress brace up for the ward Congress on Saturday, the Chairman Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee and Yobe state Governor Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has enjoined party stakeholders and members to conduct the exercise peacefully. In a statement signed Friday night by his director general on media and publicity, Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni called on officials Read More

Congress: Osun APC youth protest, alleges hijacking of material, officials

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Some youths who are members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun State have accused Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Prince Gboyega Famodun of committing electoral fraud ahead of tomorrow’s ward congress of the party. The youths who staged a protest on the Gbongan-Ibadan road, Ogo-Oluwa, Osogbo, today alleged Oyetola and Famodun of hijacking the Read More

APC vows maximum punishment to members who hold parallel Congresses

July 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of today’s commencement of its Wards, Local Governments and States Congresses, the ruling All Progressives Congress “APC) has threatened to dish out maximum punishment on any of its members who conduct parallel exercises or open parallel party secretariats. Some aggrieved party chieftains in Kwara, Osun, Delta, Imo states and many others have threatened to conduct a parallel exercise. The Read More

Oyetola, Aregbesola plan parallel congresses in divided Osun APC

July 29, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The rift between Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun state and his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, may once again manifest on Saturday as factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC), goes for parallel congress.  A faction loyal to Aregbesola had alleged that the state Governor has refused to ensure fair play in the planning of the coming congress, Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Unemployment: APC governors to roll-out programmes against poverty, inequality

July 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The governors on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have assured to roll-out programmes that would strengthen the capacities of APC governments at all levels to create jobs, stimulate economic activity, reduce inequality and poverty in country. The governors on the aiges of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) also acknowledged and commended the Ebonyi state governor David Nweze Read More

2023: APC approves lobby committees for more youth inclusion

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved for the youth wing of the party to set up zonal strategic lobby committees that will engage party leaders at state and local levels to lobby the full inclusion and participation of young people in the forthcoming Congresses a d beyond. This is coming as the APC youth wing Read More

2023: Buhari has no self succession plan, APC replies PDP

July 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari has no self succession plot. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had accused the president in a statement earlier. But the APC National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), John James Akpanudoedehe, made the clarification through a statement Wednesday in Abuja. Akpanudoedehe said unlike the erstwhile ruling party under Chief Olusegun Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Emperor Baywood salutes Muslims, urges tolerance

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Founder of Byawood Foundation and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chris Baywood Ibe while greeting Muslim faithful nationwide has urged them to uphold the sterling virtues of Islam at Eid-el-Kabir celebration by upholding tolerance. In a statement released in Abuja Sunday, Baywood in commemoration of the Eid-el-Kabir, urged Muslims across the nation to imbibe noble Read More

Avoid aiding Nigeria’s disintegration, YAF urges Yoruba youths

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Friday, decried the ban on and the stoppage of its peace rally/sensitisation Motorcade by the police in the state. YAF expressed regret that the police in the state could not distinguish between it and other groups claiming to be championing Yoruba self-determination and independence with the disguised objective of Read More

Congresses: APC state chairmen lament ‘use and dump’ methods by governors

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

State chairmen of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have lamented what they called “use and dump” method of the party leaders, especially the state governors. The lamentation came at a time the party is about to commence its nationwide congresses. Speaking at an interactive meeting with the National Caretaker Committee on the forthcoming exercise, Friday in Abuja, Chairman  Forum Read More

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Electoral Act: Reps in rowdy session over e-voting, result transmission

July 15, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives has been thrown into a rowdy session over perceived misjudgement of members’ votes on the proposed electronic voting and transmission of results. The consideration of the Electoral Act amendment report was smoothly progressing until clause 52 on the report was mentioned, when Deputy Minority Leader, Toby Okechukwu proposed an amendment to the effect that the “conduct Read More

Abdulrazaq vs Lai: 11 minister’s loyalists under suspension – APC

July 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the suspension of eleven party members loyal to the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for taken the party and the Kwara state chairman Hon. Abdullahi Samari Abubakar to court. The minister’s group had oppose to the removal Bashir Bolarinwa as the caretaker chairman of the party in Kwara state, leading Read More

APC governors condoles El-rufai over ex-deputy’s demise

July 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has sent condolences message to the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-rufai over the death of Arc. Barnabas Yusuf Bala (Bantex), former Deputy Governor of the state. The ruling party governors said they received the news of Bantex death with “heavy heart and gratitude to God for a life well lived.” The deputy governor died Read More

Kaduna politics: Shehu Sani dumps PRP, may join PDP

July 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A former Kaduna senator, Shehu Sani, has reportedly tendered his resignation from the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) with immediate effect, even as sources said the former Senator may join opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sani, who joined the party in October 2018, made the announcement in a letter dated July 9 and directed to the PRP chairman in ward six, Read More

Triumphant Italy return to Rome after Euro 2020 victory

July 12, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini held aloft the gleaming trophy before a crowd of joyful fans on Monday as he and his triumphant team returned home from their victory against England in Euro 2020. There were euphoric scenes overnight following Sunday’s victory at Wembley, as fans draped in the tricolour flag thronged streets across Italy and the sound of fireworks and Read More