Tag: APC

Defection: ‘20,000 APC members’ defection to APGA, laughable claims’

Mr Basil Ejidike, Anambra State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the claims of the defection of 20,000 APC members to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as laughable. Ejidike punctured the defection claims, saying it is simply the cry of a drowning man in an ocean.[Read More…]

2023: Why South-West not South-East deserves APC presidential ticket — Yakasai

Salihu Tanko Yakasai, a former media aide to Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano, has argued that the South-West and not the South-East or South-South deserves the APC presidential ticket come 2023. Yakasai made the claim when he appeared on a breakfast television show, The Arise Morning Show, on Friday. According[Read More…]

Emefiele: Our govt is properly run, APC replies ‘failed opposition party, PDP’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied main opposition party in the country, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the call for the resignation of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele. APC in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by its National Secretary, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning[Read More…]

APC members angry at red carpet reception given to Fani-Kayode – DG, APC Governors Forum, Salihu Lukman

Salihu Lukman, director-general of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), has said that a majority of the All Progressives Congress (APC) members are against the defection of Femi Fani-Kayode. On Thursday, the former minister of aviation who decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling APC was presented to[Read More…]

Sanwo-Olu’s aide blasts Fani-Kayode defection to APC, says he has no electoral value 

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Special Adviser to Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe, has criticised the party for accepting Femi Fani-Kayode, who defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Recall that Fani-Kayode, a former Minister of Aviation was on[Read More…]

2023: No special treatment for Jonathan if he defects — APC

“Coming into the party gives no one special status of being an automatic party candidate in any election,” the National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has clarified insinuations that the ex-President, Goodluck Jonathan if he defects might be given an automatic ticket. According to Senator John James Akpanudoedehe,[Read More…]

Ali Modu Sheriff says Buhari’s successor can come from any part of the country including the North

A former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, has asked Nigerians to choose a leader with capacity irrespective of where he or she comes from. The leader, he said, can hail from any part of Nigeria as long as he can bring succour to Nigerians. He made the statement in[Read More…]

Why there are little disagreements between me and Aregbesola — Oyetola

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun has revealed while there might be “little disagreements” between him and his predecessor, Rauf Aregbesola. The governor however insisted that there was nothing personal between the two of them. He made the clarification when he appeared at NAN Forum, a special interview programme of the News[Read More…]

Kaduna LG Elections: PDP wins Kaura LGA Chairmanship seat

Agency Report Mathias Siman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won the Chairmanship seat in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the just concluded Council polls. The Returning Officer, Prof. Mande Hosea, declared Siman the winner of the election on Sunday in Manchok, having polled 19,505 votes,[Read More…]

Kaduna LG Polls: APC wins Sabon Gari Chairmanship seat

Agency Report Alhaji Mohammed Usman of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Sabon Gari Local Government Council Chairmanship election. The Returning Officer, Malam Abubakar-Mohammed Sadiq,   announced the outcome of the election on Sunday in Sabon Gari, Zaria. He said Usman had satisfied the requirements[Read More…]