News - APC

APC Is Not An Islamic Party – Gov. Amaechi

4 years ago /
Politics 

Rivers State governor and chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not an Islamic party and do not have the intentions to Islamise Nigeria if it wins the 2015 presidential election. The governor, who made this remark on Wednesday during...

Buhari’s Chartered Jet Barred From Landing In Makurdi Airport

4 years ago /
Politics 

A chartered jet carrying former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday barred from landing at the Makurdi airport in Benue State. The All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential aspirant had to cancel his activities in the state after the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) allegedly denied him landing rights. Buhari, a former head of state was to...

APC Secures Court Order Barring DSS, Others From Invading APC Data Center

4 years ago /
Politics 

Justice Mohammed Nasir Yenusa of the Federal High Court in Lagos Wednesday gave two orders in respect of the case of enforcement of fundamental human rights case filed APC by counsel, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. In respect of APC, the court ordered that the DSS unseal the office /warehouse forthwith. It gave...

Nov. 20 NASS Crisis: I Strengthened Security To Prevent Invasion By Thugs - IG

4 years ago /
Security 

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, on Wednesday in Abuja said that security was strengthened around the National Assembly on Nov. 20 to prevent likely invasion of the premises by political thugs. Suleiman said this when he appeared before the House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs. The committee invited the...

APC Says Police Invasion Of National Assembly Is Synonymous To A Coup, Calls For Independent Inquiry

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said the police invasion of the National Assembly last week is the equivalent of a coup and called for an independent inquiry to determine who ordered the invasion and for what purpose, with a view to preventing a recurrence and also meting out the...

Buhari Submits Nomination Form, Criticises Invasion Of NASS By Security Operatives

4 years ago /
Politics 

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday in Abuja submitted his nomination form and expression of interest to the party’s national secretariat. The National Chairman of APC, Chief John Oyegun, while receiving the form from Buhari, said he (Buhari) was the third presidential aspirant of...

APC Inaugurates Screening Committees For 2015 Governorship Race

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday in Abuja inaugurated six zonal screening committees for governorship aspirants of the party in the 2015 general elections. The National Chairman of APC, Chief John Oyegun who inaugurated the committees, urged the members to be fair and transparent in carrying out their duty. He said...

 

Police Arrest 14 Over Ibadan Violence

4 years ago /
Nation 

THE Oyo State police command Monday disclosed that 14 persons have been arrested  in connection with last Friday's crisis involving rival factions of All Progressive Congress ( APC) over a House of Representatives slot  in which a police inspector was killed and several others wounded. The police spokesperson, Olabisi Ilobanafor who...

I Will Never Give Up On My Presidential Bid - Atiku

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Vice President and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the  All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on Sunday , said that he would not give up on his bid to become the president of this country now or in the future. Atiku made this declaration in Dutse, Jigawa...

 

Lagos Speaker Condemns Alleged Invasion Of APC Office In Lagos

4 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Adeyemi Ikuforiji, Speaker, Lagos State Assembly, has condemned the alleged invasion of the state office of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) by suspected operatives of the Department of State Services (SSS).   Ikuforiji made the condemnation in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in...

 

Legal Practitioner Commends Reinstatement Of Impeached Dep. Gov. Of Taraba

4 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Duben Ugwunweze, a legal practitioner on Friday, commended the Supreme Court for reinstating Alhaji  Abubakar Danladi, former Deputy Governor of Taraba. Ugwunweze, who made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, said that due process was not taken before he was impeached. He said...

Speaker Aminu Tambuwal Picks Sokoto Governorship Form

4 years ago /
Nation 

The speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has obtained nomination forms to contest as governor of Sokoto State The Speaker picked the nomination form to contest for the governorship under the All Progressives Congress(APC) in the state.  Mr. Tambuwal’s spokesperson, Imam Imam, confirmed on Twitter that the speaker has obtained...

PDP And Its Mirage Of Winning Lagos State - Jamiu Adegoroye

4 years ago /
Politics 

It is no longer news that it has become a herculean task for Lagos State to be successfully listed as one the territories  of the People's Democratic Party. Brief history has shown that since the inception of the recent republic in 1999, the People's Democratic Party has for some unclear...

National Assembly Chaos: David Mark Shuts Down National Assembly

4 years ago /
Nation 

Senate President David Mark has shutdown the National Assembly complex in the wake of an invasion by the police to stop the speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal from reconvening the House. The commotion completely disrupted legislative activities in both chambers on what was supposed to be a crucial...

Amaechi’s Open Threat To Democracy - Doyin Okupe

4 years ago /
Nation 

On Wednesday, 19th November, 2014 the Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi made a few comments about the forthcoming general elections, which bother on incitement, treason and gross rascality. Mr. Amaechi who became Governor of Rivers State in 2007 consequent upon a court judgment, said at a street rally organized by...

Chief Ogbonnaya Onu Heads APC Presidential Screening Committee

4 years ago /
Politics 

The former National Chairman of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, has been nominated to head an eight- man presidential screening Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Also included in the committee are former Kwara State governor, Senator Bukola Saraki, civil right activist, Dr. Tunji Abayomi,...

Breaking: Tambuwal, Others Prevented From Entering National Assembly Premises.

4 years ago /
Nation 

Confusion reigns at National Assembly as security forces teargas lawmakers, prevent Speaker Aminu Tambuwal from accessing House of Reps chambers. Speaker Aminu Tambuwal, others force their way through security barricade to enter national assembly.According to reports reaching us, the National Assembly complex earlier on Thursday was sealed up by security forces comprised...

 

Ekiti House of Assembly Speaker Impeached

4 years ago /
Nation 

Seven PDP members of the House reconvene, impeach the Speaker Adewale Omirin. Hon Joseph Dele Olugbemi (from Ikole LG), one of the APC decampees is now the Speaker, Ekiti State House of Assembly. Hon Abeni Olayinka (from Ado LG), another APC decampee was sworn in as new Deputy Speaker.Meanwhile, the former speaker,...

Senate Summons Service Chiefs Over Emergency Rule Extension

4 years ago /
Security 

The Senate on Wednesday summoned service chiefs to the National Assembly over the request by President Goodluck Jonathan for extension of emergency rule in Borno, Yobe, and Adamawa states. The Senate President, Sen. David Mark, made this known in Abuja after a two-hour closed-door meeting at plenary. He said the senate would...

2015: Atiku Seeks Support In Delta

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, presidential aspirant on the platform of APC, has solicited the support of party members in Delta to enable him to emerge the flag bearer. Atiku made call while addressing the members in Asaba on Wednesday. He said he was the right candidate that should get party’s ticket. He...