News - APC

PDP leaders deny knowledge of the defection of 11 PDP Senators to APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

Leader of the Senate, Victor Ndoma-Egba has said that no member of Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has notified the upper chamber of the national assembly of intention to defect from the party to the main opposition APC.

Kano state lawmakers declare their loyalty to APC, not Shekarau

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Kano state APC caucus has declared that it will not follow its leader, the former governor Ibrahim Shekarau to the PDP.

APC MEMBERS MOVE TO STOP SOME PARTS OF THE 2014 BUDGET

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress caucus has said that it intends to obey the directive by its party to stop executive bills and some aspects of the 2014 budget.

PDP Leaders intensify efforts to woo decamped Governors, Reps, back into the fold

4 years ago /
Politics 

Key PDP members, yesterday, stormed the National Assembly complex at about 10pm on Tuesday and did not leave until the early hours of Wednesday.

PDP announces reform agenda, reveals election strategy

4 years ago /
Politics 

National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Mu’azu says that as the party undergoes significant internal reforms and reinvention, the PDP will soon convene a national reform conference.

Nasir El-Rufai 's continued tango with the SSS

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former FCT Minister, Nasir El-Rufai on Monday reported at the Maitama headquarters of the State Security Service for interrogation.

THE G5 GOVERNORS IGNORE COURT SUMMONS

4 years ago /
Politics 

The five governors who defeated from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday failed to appear before the court on the case filed by the PDP seeking to declare their seats vacant.

PDP, others, form coalition against the APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

A new group in Nigeria’s House of Representatives known as the National Unity Group has condemned the directive by the All Progressives Congress asking its members in the National Assembly to block all executive proposals.

Nassarawa state government, Senators, criticize APC's directive to block legislative bills

4 years ago /
Politics 

The absence of a viable opposition political party has often been identified as a major challenge confronting Nigeria’s democracy. This is perhaps, the reason why many Nigerians welcomed the formation of the All Progressives Congress, APC, which came into existence last year, after a successful merger of some opposition political parties.  

Season of defection continues in the National Assembly

4 years ago /
Politics 

One of the members representing Ekiti state in the House, Opeyemi Bamidele also formerly notified his colleagues of his registration with Labour party

APC DIRECTIVE; PDP REACTS

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the directive by the APC National Executive Committee that their members in the National Assembly should stall the passage of the 2014 budget and the confirmation of new service chiefs as a clear and direct call for anarchy in the country.

"I WANT PDP TO WRECK" - Bola Ahmed Tinubu declares!

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All progressives congress, APC, wants the federal government to resolve the crisis in River state and restore rule of law or its members in the National Assembly will block all legislative proposals including the 2014 budget and confirmation of all nominees to military and civilian positions to public office.

A general overview of the Rivers state crisis

4 years ago /
Politics 

The rift between the Rivers state government and the Federal government over issues bordering on the alleged political and economic relegation of the state with reference to the ceding of oil wells previously owned and controlled by Rivers state to neighboring states and a drastic reduction in revenue accruing to the state may very well be considered the beginning of the ongoing crisis in Rivers state.

Okorocha calls more inclusion of Igbos in the polity

4 years ago /
Politics 

The post given to now-retired General Azubuike Ihejerika automatically gave the Igbos opportunity to be part of the Security Council meeting.

PDP suffers setback in move to declare decamped members' seats vacant

4 years ago /
Politics 

The move by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to rein in its defecting members in the National Assembly hit a brick wall in court on Wednesday.

Senate summons IG to answer on allegations of police involvement in Rivers state crisis

4 years ago /
Politics 

A rowdy scene ensued inside the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday as the law makers deliberated on a motion on the crisis in Rivers state.

Nigerian Senate outlines its priorities for 2014

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Senate resumed on Tuesday without the anticipated defections of lawmakers.

APC reacts to court order to maintain status quo in the House leadership structure

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All progressives Congress, APC, has sworn to abide by the ruling of the court to maintain the status quo in terms of the leadership status of the House of Representatives.

REPS' DEFECTION: PDP may have judicial precedents on its side

4 years ago /
Politics 

With the many defections from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to the main opposition, All Progressive Congress, expectations are  that fundamental changes in the composition and structure of the legislature will  ruffle the assembly.

Labor Party accuses APC of disregarding electoral laws

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it is watching political developments in Rivers and Ekiti states where rallies and campaigns are holding to determine if any rules are being violated.