APC govs: Matawalle’s entrance strengthens membership, leadership recruitment

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have commended Zamfara state governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, for joining their fold, saying the later’s entrance into the ruling party will strengthen membership and leadership recruitment. In a statement signed by its chairman and Kebbi state governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, Tuesday in Abuja, also commended what they described as “exceptional political virtues, and Read More

Breaking: APC moves to punish Lai Mohammed over outburst against Kwara governor

July 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Kwara state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has given indication that it may sanction the Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed over his recent outburst against governor Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq in the state. The minister had claimed that he sponsored the electioneering campaigns of the governor in 2019 which has been denied. Responding to the development 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

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

APC national chair: Youth endorse Al-Makura

June 29, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As the All Progressives Congress (APC) gets set to commence congresses nationwide to elect officials of the party, Youth Progressives Forum (APCYPF) has endorsed a former governor of Nassarawa state and senator representing Nassarawa north zone, Umar Tanko Almakura, for the position of national chairman. The forum led by its national chairman, Honourable Ukkasha Hamza Rahama, announced the endorsement while Read More

North Korea envoy visits APC chairman, seeks Nigeria’s collaboration

June 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

North Korean government has said that the growing vitality of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria will serve as the foundation for bilateral relations between the two countries.   North Korea in Nigeria, Ambassador Chi Tun Chon Hu further said Nigeria is the only nation with physical presence in Pyongyang hence it will continue to maintain bilateral relations with 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

Guber poll: APGA has collapsed in Anambra – APC aspirant

June 7, 2021 Editorial II 0

A leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Chidozie Nwankwo, said his enterance into the race to become the next governor of Anambra state has collapsed the state ruling party; All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). Nwankwo, however, promised to ensure absolute peaceful coexistence in the state by engaging the youths through gainful employment across the state. Addressing Read More

Insecurity: We inherited insurgency from PDP – APC

June 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has attributed the current level of insecurity in the country to the “inept manner” with which the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) handled the Boko haram terrorists while it held sway as the ruling party. In a statement released Wednesday in Abuja by the Secretary to the APC national caretaker committee, John James Akpanudoedehe, the party 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

APC welcomes Ayade, urges other ‘stranded’ PDP govs to defect

May 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the governor of Cross River state, Ben Ayade for his decision to join the ruling party, asking other opposition governors to join the APC. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the national secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), John James Akpanudoedehe, APC described as “patriotic disposition and judgement” the decision by Read More

Ogun LG poll: APC opts for consensus, direct, indirect primaries

May 16, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said it will adopt consensus, direct and indirect primaries to choose its chairmanship and councillorship candidates for the forthcoming local elections in the state. The Publicity Secretary, State Caretaker Committee of the party, Tunde Oladunjoye, made this known in a chat with newsmen, shortly after the party’s stakeholders meeting, held Read More

Kwali chairman pledges increased youth empowerment, picks APC ticket ahead FCT council poll

April 28, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun, Abuja 0

The Chairman of Kwali Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory [FCT], Hon. Danladi Bomboyei Chiya, has promised increased youth empowerment and rapid development of the area council during his second tenure in office. Danladi Bomboyei Chiya said he used the first tenure to thoroughly understand the technicalities of government especially local administration and would put to effective practice and Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s insecurity is real, APC admits, sympathises with citizens

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the current state of insecurity bedeviling the country is real even as it sympathised with Nigerians who have been victims. The ruling party, however, assured that it won’t play politics with matters of life and collective wellbeing of the country. In a statement released Monday in Abuja by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

No governor ‘ll join stinking APC, PDP replies Yahaya Bello

April 16, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi Friday said that “no sensible Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governor will defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).” Prince Odeyemi stated this on while speaking with the Blueprint on  a statement credited to Gov Yahaya Bello of  Kogi state  that more PDP governors and others are still coming Read More

PDP lacks credentials to govern Nigeria again- APC

April 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lacks the needed credentials that it takes to be considered as a governance option. Reacting to PDP statement that APC led administration “misrule” was responsible for Twitter’s decision to cite its African operations in Ghana, the Secretary of the Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Read More

AESID to Police, DSS: Mop up illegal arms in circulation in Ebonyi

April 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has called on all the security agencies to urgently mop up all the illegal arms and ammunition in the hands of unauthorised persons, especially political thugs in the state. The association revealed that it has gotten information on how some top politicians have shared illegal weapons for some political thugs to Read More

2023: Beware of self destruction, PGF boss warns APC leaders

April 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has warned the leaders of the party to beware of ‘self destruction’ ahead of 2023 general elections. Lukman said an inconvenient reality APC leaders and members, should be worried about is that “the strongest opponent of the APC is within Read More

APC: Don’t contemplate another tenure extension, PGF boss tells Buni’s c’mtt

April 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh. Lukman, has called on the party’s National Caretaker Committee to quickly set in motion process that will lead to the National Convention of the ruling party. Lukman warned that governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker Committee should not contemplate another extension. In Read More

Enugu 2023: Any zone can produce governor – Okoloagu

April 4, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

A Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) and a Board of Trustees (BOT) member, Gen. Joseph Okoloagu rtd, has said that any of the senatorial zones in Enugu state is ripe to produce the governor, come 2023 now that all the zones have had a shot at the governorship position since 1999. Okoloagu who stated this in an interview, noted Read More

CNPP to FG: Find solution before insecurity consumes us

April 2, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has called for “a pragmatic approach in solving the insecurity challenges bedeviling Nigeria,” and urged the federal government to find a solution “before the challenge consumes the country.” It also urged Nigerians to reflect on the precarious situation they find themselves as a country, noting that the nation “is bedeviled with insecurity at Read More

Tinubu is a man of excellence, APC celebrates national leader at 69

March 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described its national leader and former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as a man of “excellence, true Democrat and a great leader.” Tinubu turns 69-year of age on Monday 29th of March 2021.In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja  by the APC’s National Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mai Mala Buni, Read More

Breaking: Ex-Chief of Army Staff Ihejirika, finally joins APC

March 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has received the former Chief of Army Staff Lt.Gen. Oyeabo Azubike Ihejirika (rtd) Cfr “Dike Abia” into the party. The former Army boss has been reportedly romancing the ruling party for a long time. But in a statement signed by governor Buni’s director of Press Read More

National Convention: Moniedafe joins race for APC national chairmanship seat

March 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Adamawa state, Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has declared officially to contest the position of the national chairman in the forthcoming national convention of the ruling party. Moniedafe said if given opportunity he will end the era of ‘Monkey dey work, Bamboo dey chop’ in APC.” Addressing a press conference Friday in Abuja, the Read More