News - APC

FG, Boko Haram Strike Ceasefire Pact

4 years ago /
Security 

“Without any prejudice to the outcome of our three days interactions and the conclusions of this forum, I wish to inform this audience that a ceasefire agreement has been reached between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Jama’atul ahlul Sunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad. I have accordingly directed, the service...

Nigeria Risks One-Party Dictatorship If PDP Wins 2015 - Atiku Warns

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, who is aspiring for the presidential ticket of the opposition All Progressives Congress, has warned that a mandate to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, in 2015 will be a vote for a single-party dictatorship. Atiku, who spoke separately to APC leaders from Bauchi State and the...

PDP Basking In Past Glory - Oyegun

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the attitude of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led federal government on the chances of being defeated by the opposition party as uncertain and impractical. Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the National Chairman of the party responding to the statement credited to Dr. Doyin Okupe, the president's...

Dokubo-Asari Threatens Not To Go Soft On Lai Mohammed Over $9.3m Arms Scandal

4 years ago /
Nation 

Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, Ex-militant and leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, NDPVF hinted at what appeared a bit of violence Wednesday, with a threat of lawsuit or “self-help” against the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Lai Mohammed, for claiming he helped transport $9.3 million cash for arms...

Kwankwaso: I Am Happy I Left PDP

4 years ago /
Politics 

Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, the governor of Kano State, on Thursday expressed his feelings about leaving the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Kwankwaso said he was happy to be in a party which has the power to overthrow the PDP. The governor stated this while on a visit to the House of Representatives to...

 

2015: Kwankwaso Backs Consensus Plan

4 years ago /
Politics 

Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, the governor of Kano state changed his position on the use of consensus arrangement to pick the presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress in the 2015 Presidential election. He said the APC was intending on using the consensus arrangement to produce its candidate but that it might...

APC Is Politising #BringBackOurGirls Movement – Presidency

4 years ago /
Politics 

On Thursday Hadiza Usman and Dino Melaye were accused by the presidency of politicizing the pain of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. The presidency claims that the campaign was political and this was more confirmed after Audu Ogbeh a chieftain of All Progressives Congress said the party was proud that the campaign...

2015: Buhari/Fashola Ticket Will Defeat Jonathan - APC Leader

4 years ago /

Chief Ayo Akande, a leader of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, has said that the party would win the 2015 presidential elections if it chooses Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) as its presidential candidate and the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, as the running mate. Akande, made this known...

I’m Not Vying For APC Presidential Ticket – Oshiomhole

4 years ago /
Politics 

Governor Adams Eric Oshiomhole of Edo State has laid to rest insinuations on his purported bid for the presidential ticket of his party, the All progressives Congress (APC), saying while he remains committed to the Nigerian project, his focus now is on accelerating the pace of development in Edo State.  In...

President Jonathan Tells Buhari: Conduct Your Presidential Campaign With Greater Regard For The Truth

4 years ago /
Nation 

We have noted with disappointment and regret, the reckless, baseless and unsupportable charges made against the Jonathan Administration yesterday by a supposed elder statesman, General Muhammadu Buhari. We wholly reject the allegations made by General Buhari against the Jonathan Administration at yesterday’s declaration of his intention to contest the 2015...

Ekiti: Governor Fayose Reiterates Commitment To ‘Government Of Stomach Infrastructure'

4 years ago /
Politics 

Newly sworn in Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Peter Ayodele Fayose has expressed his readiness to pursue a government of ‘stomach infrastructure’ saying such agenda of his government will see to the welfare of the people of Ekiti. He also promised to appoint a Special Adviser on Stomach Infrastructure. Fayose made...

Buhari Picks APC Presidential Form

4 years ago /
Politics 

A former military Head of State, Major General Muhammadu Buhari has picked the presidential form of the All Progressives Congress at the party's national secretariat in Abuja. The retired general and APC chieftain had made his intention to vie for the nation's number one position under the platform of the APC...

We Don’t Need Gov Aliyu – APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Congress in Niger State has stated that the party in the state does not need politicians like Governor Babangida Aliyu to make the desired impact in the state. Publicity secretary of the party in the state, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa, while reacting to the declaration by Governor Aliyu on...

Taraba State House Passes Vote Of Confidence To Umar And Kente

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Taraba State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on the acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, and the Speaker of the state assembly, Hon. Josiah Sabo Kente. Passing the vote of confidence yesterday on the floor of the assembly, it maintained that the acting governor and the speaker...

59 Soldiers To Face Death Penalty For Not Fighting Terrorist

4 years ago /
Nation 

In an unprecedented military trial that began yesterday, 59 soldiers of the Nigerian Army face the possibility of bagging death sentences following charges of mutiny and refusal to fight Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State levelled against them. The 59 soldiers are part of the 97 military personnel, including 15 officers...

Fayose Cries Out Over Ekiti’s N84bn Debt

4 years ago /
Nation 

Mr Ayo Fayose, the incoming governor of Ekiti State, on Tuesday evening, raised the alarm that the outgoing Dr Kayode Fayemi-led administration was bequeathing a debt profile of nearly N84 billion to his administration. He lamented that the state was indebted to banks and other financial institutions till 2020. According to him,...

Ekiti Governor Elect, Fayose To Be Sworn In Tomorrow

4 years ago /
Politics 

Dr. Ayodele Fayose is expected to be sworn-in as Governor of Ekiti State today (Thursday) at a ceremony to be performed by the Chief Judge, Justice Ayodeji Daramola, at Oluyemi Kayode Stadium in Ado-Ekiti. Security arrangement has been intensified in the State capital ahead of the inauguration with either of President...

Okupe: Buhari, Atiku Are Perpetual Failures

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe has described the declarations by the former head of states General Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar to contest the nation’s number one seat as a huge joke. Okupe said both Buhari and Atiku are serial failures who...

Atiku Denies Comment On Obasanjo

4 years ago /
Politics 

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant and Former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has refuted a newspaper cover story headlined, ‘2015: I don’t need your endorsement, Atiku blasts Obasanjo,” saying that he didn’t make such statement anywhere. In a press statement signed by the Coordinator, Atiku Media Office, Garba Shehu, he...

Ekiti: Confusion As Fayose Urge People To Disobey Curfew

4 years ago /
Politics 

The people of Ekiti State went into jubilation yesterday, as the state Governor-elect, Ayo Fayose arrived Ado Ekiti the state capital ahead of his inauguration tomorrow. Artisans, Okada riders, market men and women and passers-by joined a welcome procession that followed Fayose’s convoy from Ikere-Ekiti to Ado Ekiti. Shortly after that heroic...