News - APC

Buhari Sends Good Will Message To Armed Forces On Remembrance Day

4 years ago /
Nation 

APC presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day has expressed his condolences to the families of the Armed Forces and Nigeria who lost their lives in different military operations to keep the country safe. Muhammadu Buhari said this in a statement which was signed by...

ACF, Northern Elders Forum Endorse Buhari/ Osinbajo Presidential Bid

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Arewa Consultative Forum and the Northern Elder’s Forum, have endorse the All Progressives Congress’ Presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and his running mate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, for the February election. The forum, which is led by Ambassador Yusuf Maitama Sule, in a news conference in Kaduna on Wednesday,...

Nigerian Military Takes Delivery Of Attack Helicopters, Hardwares

4 years ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Military have started taking delivery of sophisticated military hardware from Russia and other European countries in order to effectively prosecute the Boko Haram war. It was learnt that some of the items were received at the Port of Lagos and were being moved to designated locations in Abuja and...

Hon. Kako Pledges To Improve Free School Bus Transport In Mushin 1

4 years ago /
Politics 

Hon. Kako Are, the Accord Party candidate for the House of Representatives for Mushin 1 Federal Constituency, on Wednesday pledged to improve the free school bus transport in the community. Are, who currently represents the constituency in the lower house, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of...

Sen. Gaya Secures Release Of 96 Prison Inmates In His Constituency

4 years ago /
Nation 

 Sen. Kabiru Gaya (APC-Kano), Chairman, Senate Committee on Local Government, said on Wednesday that he had secured the release of 96 prison inmates in his constituency. Gaya, who is representing Kano South Senatorial District, made the announcement at the "NUJ Platform’’ in Kano. The platform was introduced by the state council of...

Reps To Probe N3.4bn Monthly Salaries For Staff Of Ajaokuta Steel Company

4 years ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has mandated its Committee on Steel to probe the N3.4 billion being spent as monthly salaries for staff of Ajaokuta Steel Company, Kogi. The committee is also charged to investigate the current developments in the company and report back to the House. These were sequel to a motion...

 

8 PDP Reps Defect To Other Parties

4 years ago /
Politics 

No fewer than eight members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives on Wednesday defected to various political parties. Reps. Abdulmalik Cheche (Niger), Zakari Ibrahim, Garba Umar (Kebbi) and Ibrahim Kamba (Kebbi), moved to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Rep. Wilson Nathaniel (Adamawa) defected to SDP while Rep. Madueke...

Fashola Performed Better Than Me - Tinubu

4 years ago /
Politics 

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday said that the Mr Babatunde Fashola administration had performed better than his. Tinubu, the immediate past Governor of Lagos, spoke in Ikeja at the flag-off of the party's campaign for the forthcoming general elections in the state. He...

Buhari Support Organisation Raises N1.4m For Buhari's Campaign

4 years ago /
Politics 

A group, Buhari Support Organisation, said it had raised N1.4 million to support campaign of the presidential candidate of the APC, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari. The Kogi State Coordinator of the group, Mr Idris Maiyanga, disclosed this to newsmen in Lokoja on Wednesday. He said that the funds were raised voluntarily through sale...

Taraba APC Denies Expelling 90 Members

4 years ago /
Politics 

Alhaji Hassan Ardo, the Taraba Chairman of the All Prograssives Congress (APC), has denied allegations that the party had expelled 90 of its members. Ardo made the denial at a news briefing on Wednesday in Jalingo. He, however, said the Karim-Lamido Local Government chapter of the party had made allegations against some...

SDP Flag-Off Campaigns In Edo

4 years ago /
Politics 

As the election draw closer, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) yesterday began its campaigns in Edo State ahead of next month’s general elections. The party promised to preach peace instead of engaging in violence and throwing bombs. SDP National Chairman Olu Falae, who performed the ceremony in Auchi, headquarters of Estako West...

PDP Says APC Is Desperate For Power

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has debunked allegation by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that President Goodluck Jonathan was unserious about welfare and needs of the nation's security agencies. Instead, the party said that the allegation was a demonstration of APC’s desperation for power. This is contained in a statement issued by...

PDP Loses Nine Senators To APC, LP, Others

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party primary election, which took place towards the end of last year, that saw some members of the national assembly losing their bid to return to the national assembly. At least six Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators have dumped the party to join forces with the opposition All...

INEC Publishes Names Of 14 Presidential Candidates

4 years ago /
Politics 

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published names of 14 presidential candidates for the 2015 general elections. Details of the names were released on the Commission’s website on Tuesday, showing that one presidential candidate and four vice presidential candidates are females. The candidates are Sen. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani as the presidential candidate...

Ignore Defections From PDP, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa Tells Party Faithful

4 years ago /
Politics 

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) faithful in Delta have urged to ignore the gale of defection from the party and sustain support to it and its presidential candidate, Dr Goodluck Jonathan. Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, the party’s governorship candidate in the general elections in the state, made the call at the commencement of his...

Jonathan Is the Change Nigeria Needs, PDP Insists

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that no change could be better than the rapid change in all sectors which Nigeria has undergone in the last four years, declaring the continuity of President Goodluck Jonathan as the real change the nation needs. A statement by the national Publicity Secretary of the...

IG Condemns Pre-election Violence In Port-Harcourt, Jos

4 years ago /
Security 

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, has condemned in strong terms, political violence in Port-Harcourt and Jos, respectively, where property belonging to both the PDP and APC were damaged. In a statement signed by the Force Spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, on Monday, Abba said he was saddened by the pre-election...

Buhari Is Incorruptible, Honest - Sule Lamido

4 years ago /
Politics 

Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State on Monday described the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, as an incorruptible and honest leader. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lamido stated this while addressing supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at a rally in Maigatari. He explained that he...

I Will End Insurgency If Elected - Buhari

4 years ago /
Politics  Security 

The All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to end insecurity in few months if he is elected.Buhari was speaking in a rally in Owerri, Imo state capital on Monday. He stormed Owerri from Abuja after he inaugurated ‎the party's campaign council. "if we are elected, and in...