Tag: ACN

Tope Adesipo: The Next Governor of Lagos, Is This The JK We Trust?

The major political parties in Lagos, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are ready to slug it out at next year’s governorship election?. The race for the Alausa Round House is a straight fight between PDP’s Jimi Agbaje and APC’s Akin Ambode . Jimi[Read More…]

Simon Kolawole: The Trouble With Nuhu Ribadu

Much has been said about the defection of Malam Nuhu Ribadu from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Most of the comments I have read or heard are very critical of his decision. He has been described as a typical Nigerian politician without values. Someone[Read More…]

Tunmibi Ezekiel: How Bola Tinubu Destroyed Ekiti ACN/APC

By Tunmibi Ezekiel After the former Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku took to his heels to escape the shenanigans of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the Action Congress because of personality clash which dated to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) days under the leadership of the retired General Shehu Musa[Read More…]

PDP NWC Fails To Consider Nuhu Ribadu’s Waiver, Uncertainty Surrounds His Emergence

The prospect of the 2011 presidential candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, contesting the forthcoming gubernatorial primaries of the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was in jeopardy, yesterday, following the failure of the PDP’s National Working Committee, NWC, to discuss a[Read More…]

Idowu Ajanaku: Tinubu’s Contributions To Democracy In Nigeria

“Man’s capacity for justice makes democracy possible. But man’s inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary” – Reinhold Niebuhr Some call him “The Game Changer”. Others say he is the “Asiwaju of Nigeria’s democracy.” Yet, not a few view him a “Master Strategist,” as a political titan of no mean measure.[Read More…]

Opinion: Tinubu And His Tortoise-Like Disposition

Is Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and self-styled Asiwaju –leader—of the Yoruba race, getting to the end of his political relevance? Going by the way he has handled those positions, and considering his statements in recent times that many adjudge as irresponsible, he may,[Read More…]

4 APC Lawmakers Defect To PDP In Edo

NAN Some All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains, including four House of Assembly members, on Monday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). ? The lawmakers are: Patrick Osayimwen, Oredo East; Friday Ogierhiakhi, Orhionmwon South; Jude Idehen, Ikpoba-okha; and Rasaq Momoh, Etsako Constituency 1. Other chieftains are: Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, a former[Read More…]

Opinion: Senator Ojudu, A Lamb Among Wolves

On December 13th, 2011, Senator Babafemi Ojudu while a Senator of the ACN party, read out a provoking speech in Akure during the marking of Nigerian Union of Journalists week, warning clearly about the impending fuel subsidy removal and advising Nigerian labor groups to be prepared for strike action. The[Read More…]

Mark Olise: Understanding Nigerian Political Parties

By Mark Olise ACN, CPC & others were like PDP. Even APC is already showing signs of unilateral decision making, carpet-bagging, power mongering, money mongering, godfatherism, political patronage and unaccountability; a harbinger of corruption, nepotism and imposition. The manner in which the APC leaders are going about recruiting notorious names[Read More…]

Adamawa APC Begins Mass Mobilisation Of Members

NAN All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa on Thursday said it had embarked on mass mobilisation campaign ahead of its nationwide membership registration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some APC chieftains, led by retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, and Chief Marcus Gundiri, have just concluded tour of senatorial[Read More…]