Tag: All Progressives Congress

Just In: Police take over APC headquarters

The headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been taken over by Police Officers, loaded in over five Hillux Patrol Vans, took over the party secretariat early Monday. The police team numbering over 30 had strategically positioned themselves within the secretariat along Blantyre street, without harassing passersby and the[Read More…]

Defection: PDP threatens Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle

Against the backdrop of the official defection of the Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC; the PDP has warned the governor not to forget that there is no crisis in the party to warrant his defection. The Presidency had[Read More…]

Andy Uba declared winner of the Anambra APC governorship primary

A former Senator, Andy Uba, has been declared winner of the Anambra governorship primary of theß All Progressives Congress held Saturday. Despite controversy surrounding the primary, officials said Mr Uba defeated 13 other aspirants to emerge the party’s governorship candidate in the coming November 6 election. The chairman of the APC primary[Read More…]

APC Governors resolve to implement judiciary and legislative autonomy in their states 

Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to implement judiciary and legislative autonomy in their states.  The governors met at an emergency meeting in Abuja on Friday and issued a communique on their decision, signed by chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum and[Read More…]

PDP Governors call for the decentralisation of security

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday raised an alarm over the rate at which the All Progressives Congress (APC) is borrowing money to fund projects in the country. This formed part of the resolutions reached at the end of the meeting of the[Read More…]

Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, has declared its support for the ban on Twitter by the Buhari regime #KeepitOn

Nigeria’s ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC, has declared its support for the ban on Twitter by the Nigerian government. The ruling party alleged that the social media giant’s support for divisive views threatens Nigeria’s sovereignty and national interest. John Akpanudoedehe, said in his reaction issued on Saturday, said, “We[Read More…]

South-West APC leaders have rejected calls for separation of Nigeria

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the South-West have rejected calls for separation of Nigeria, saying that the country needs religious and ethnic unity to progress. This is coming amid calls for the creation of a Yoruba Nation in the South-Western part of the country. The APC leaders made[Read More…]

APC begs Nigerians not to play politics with insecurity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the spate of insecurity in parts of the country, should not call for playing to the gallery or playing of politics and that “no one be in doubt as to the urgency and capacity of the President Buhari-led government”. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,[Read More…]

Terrorism: PDP asks DSS to invite the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio for questioning

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security agencies to invite the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio for questioning. PDP in a statement issued on Friday by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan urged the secret service to compel Akpabio to[Read More…]

He was a “committed fighter for democracy” – Bola Tinubu mourns late Yinka Odumakin

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has joined prominent Nigerians to mourn the death of Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, describing the loss as a premature departure of a bright star. Tinubu in a statement Saturday, however, stressed that it would be impossible to credibly tell[Read More…]