Tag: CPC

Just In: Buhari mourns Odumakin, pray “God to grant repose to the soul of the departed activist”

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Yinka Odumakin, his spokesman in 2011, when he ran for President on the platform of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), now defunct. According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari condoled with[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Of Tambuwalism and Buhari’s Headaches

It was four days after I came back to Nigeria in June 2011, leaving my family behind in the United States, and a day to the inauguration of the 7th National Assembly, when I got a call from Mrs Ebere Ihedioha, asking me whether I was at home. When I replied[Read More…]

Buhari’s Kinsman, Yar’adua Says The Former Head Of State Will Lose The 2015 General Elections Again

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant in Katsina State, Aminu Yar’Adua, has said in Abuja that the ruling political grouping would frustrate the presidential ambition of Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) in 2015. Speaking to journalists after submitting his nomination form at the PDP national secretariat on Wednesday, Yar’Adua stated: “[Read More…]

Tambuwal Unqualified And Lacks Support Base To Be President – Obono-Obla

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo A former Associate of General Muhamadu Buhari and former Deputy National Secretary of the Congress For Progressive Change (CPC), Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has taken a swipe at the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal. According to Obla, Tambuwal is not qualified to be President.[Read More…]

APC Alleges Plot To Re-launch The Acronym Battle Against The Party

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has raised the alarm over a plan by alleged hired hands to re-launch the acronym battle against the party by seeking to register three new parties that bear the acronyms of the same parties that merged to become the APC. In a statement issued in[Read More…]

Crisis Hits APC As Buba Marwa Along With His Supporters Defect To PDP In Adamawa

NAN Former Military Governor of Lagos State and a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa, retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, has formally defected to People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with his teeming supporters. The decision by Marwa to defect to PDP followed a meeting held on Sunday with his supporters[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…]