Doctors’ strike: Sack health minister now, APC chieftain urges Buhari

April 9, 2021 Blueprint 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Barrister Garus Gololo, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently sack the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire.” Speaking with our correspondent in Abuja, Gololo said Nigerians did not expect the nation’s doctors to be allowed to go on strike “at the moment,” adding that President Buhari had released enough money for Read More

2023: Drop your presidential ambition, APC group tells Yahaya Bello

April 8, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of North-central Council of APC, has asked the Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello, to drop his presidential ambition for the zone to produce the next national chairman of the ruling party. The group led by its leader, Dr. Kassim Muhammad, told newsmen at the APC national secretariat, Thursday in Read More

APC ward leaders pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Akpabio

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Ward executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ukana West 2 have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Godswill Akpabio and other leaders of the party. Eearlier, the party leaders in Akwa  Ibom had declared Akpabio as the authentic leader of the party in the state. the affirmation was contained in a communiqué Read More

2023: Group wants ex-CAS Sadique to contest Bauchi governorship

April 7, 2021 Najib Sani 0

A group known as Bauchi Youth Control Center (BYCC) has called on the immediate past Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar to contest the governorship seat of Bauchi state on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Chairman of the group, Alhaji Babangida Ajiya, made the call at a press conference Monday in Bauchi where 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

Wase, Lalong mourn Maitala, say his death tragic

April 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu 0

The deputy speaker House of Representatives, Idris Ahmad Wase, has described late Hon. Haruna Maitala as a hardworking, dedicated and honest politician whose services were mostly needed. Wase in a statement on his verifiable official Facebook page, said he was saddened by the death of the lawmaker, who died Friday,  in a ghastly motor accident, enroute Jos from Abuja. “I Read More

What Nigerians expect as Constitution Review gets underway

April 2, 2021 TAIYE ODEALE 0

‘…Power devolution to states needed’,…Monarchs demand constitutional role in governance,…2014 National Confab report should be considered – Expert,…We want autonomy for local govts – Workers,…CFGG seeks revenue-sharing formula review Both chambers of the National Assembly like those before them from the 5th to the 8th Assembly, have ad-hoc committees on Constitution Review, from which reports are expected in July, this Read More

APC charges Nigerians to pray for leaders

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has charged Nigerians to dedicate themselves to more prayers during Easter to seek divine intervention and guidance for the country’s leaders. Governor Mai Mala Buni of Borno state and chairman, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), gave the charge in a statement on Friday in Abuja by his director-general, press and media, Alhaji Read More

Breaking: APC extends membership registration, revalidation exercise for another 3 weeks

April 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Membership Registration/Revalidation and Update Exercise scheduled to terminate on March 31st, 2021 has been extended by three weeks. A statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the party’s National Secretary,Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, John James Akpanudoedehe, said the national caretaker committee approved the extension. “The audit of the reports received from: the National Membership Registration, Revalidation Read More

Tinubu hero of the current democratic dispensation – Oyo APC

March 29, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday described the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as the hero of the current democratic dispensation in Nigeria. APC stated this in a statement in Ibadan by its Oyo State Publicity Secretary, Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunji, to felicitate with the former governor of Lagos and Jagaban Borgu on Read More

Breaking: Embattled Ebonyi PDP factional chairman, 13 LG Bosses move to APC

The embattled State Executive committee (SEC) members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Ebonyi State, led by Barr. Onyekachi Nwebonyi, Saturday, dumped the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Nwebonyi alongside 13 local government area chairmen of the state and 171 ward chairmen of PDP defected to APC. Their defection took place at the Pa Oruta township stadium, Abakaliki, the Read More

Updated: UNICAL Prof. bags 3-year-jail over A/Ibom North election fraud

March 26, 2021 Uko Etim 0

An Akwa Ibom state High Court 2 sitting in Ikot Ekpene, Thursday sentenced Professor Peter Ogban to three years imprisonment after he was found guilty of electoral fraud case leveled against him by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC took Ogban to court on two count charge of fraudulently tampering with the election results in favour of the All Read More

Does the rumoured rift between Buhari and Tinubu really matter?

March 25, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Cracks in high political quarters are seldom reported and, when they emerge, hardly, or never, are acknowledged. That appears to be the situation this week when the Presidency said that there is no rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and his strong political ally, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media Read More

Presidency: Stop heating up polity ahead 2023, APC coalition warns politicians

March 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Coalition of APC Support Group, an umbrella of all registered support groups of the ruling party has called on politicians across board to stop heating up polity ahead of the 2023 general elections. The group specifically warned those aspiring for the office president, saying capable of derailing the focus of the APC led government from peacefully and successfully accomplishing Read More

Banditry, electoral violence: PDP alleges plot by APC to disintegrate Nigeria

March 22, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alerted the nation of plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to allegedy use acts of banditry and electoral violence to disrupt the nations democratic order and disintegrate the nation.  The party in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, Sunday asserted that “the silence of the APC and the Buhari Presidency to Read More

Unravel those who attacked Ortom, APC tells security agencies

March 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on security agencies to unravel the criminals behind the Saturday’s attack on the convoy of the Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom. The ruling  party while condemning the incident, insisted that the attackers must be brought to book. The ruling  party in a statement signed Sunday  in Abuja by its national secretary of the Read More

PDP condemns attempt on Ortom’s life, demands arrest, prosecution of assailants

March 21, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Saturday’s attack and assassination attempt on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state by suspected bandits, reported to be killer herdsmen. PDP in a statement by it National Publicity Secretary, Kola Olgbondiyan, Saturday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to put machinery in motion by ordering an immediate manhunt, arrest and prosecution of the assailants Read More

Adamawa’s Moniedafe joins race for APC national chair

March 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Adamawa state, Sunny Sylvester Moniedafe, has declared to run for the national chairman in the forthcoming national convention of the party. Addressing a press conference Friday in Abuja, he said the party’s national secretariat “will see to the increased impact and effectiveness in service delivery under my leadership.” He said, “If 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

Imo North: As parties await S/Court, High Court declares Ararume winner

March 19, 2021 Baba Yusuf 0

A  Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to declare Chief Ifeanyi Ararume as winner of the December 5, 2020, bye-election for the Imo North Senatorial District of Imo state.  Handing down the ruling, Justice Taiwo Oladipupo Taiwo declared Ararume as  the authentic candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the election as at Read More

Fresh $2.5bn arms scandal: PDP berates APC, presidency

March 18, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the presidency over the revelation of another $2.5bn arms purchase alleged scandal. PDP in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary Kola Ologbondiyan, Thursday, alerted that “with this fresh $2.5 billion arms scandal, reportedly involving the National Security Adviser (NSA) Gen. Babagana Monguno, who had earlier revealed Read More

Argue with facts, APC challenges PDP over alleged stolen N15trn

March 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to argue with facts over alleged stolen N15trillion and the employment racketeering. The ruling party was reacting to reports of stolen N15 trillion public funds as canvassed by the opposition party, describing it as “unfounded and baseless allegation.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the Read More

Osun APC caretaker blames insurgency, banditry on PDP govt

March 16, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun State Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Prince Gboyega Famodun, has blamed past administration for the banditry and insurgency all over the country.  He said the insurgency was inherited by the present administration from former administration.  Speaking with members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, in Osogbo, the state capital, Famodun stated Read More