News - APC

APC Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun 'Robbed' In His House

4 years ago /
Security 

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie Oyegun was in the early hours of Monday robbed in his Abuja residence. This was the eason why he was visibly absent at the inauguration of the campaign council of his party’s presidential candidate which held in Abuja and was attended...

SEC Announces Exit Of Oteh As Director-General

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday announced the exit of Ms Arunma Oteh as the commission's Director-General. The commission made the disclosure in a statement issued by its management and and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. It said that Oteh would be remembered for...

Buhari Not Qualified To Contest Presidential Election, Says PDP

4 years ago /
Politics 

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), said All Progressives Congress’ (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), was not qualified to contest the forthcoming presidential election. The PDP said Buhari’s his inability to submit his first School Leaving Certificate to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was enough to disqualify him. A former Minister...

Fashola Signs N489.690bn 2015 Appropriation Bill Into Law

4 years ago /
Nation 

Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Sunday signed the state`s N489.690billion 2015 Appropriation Bill into law. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the governor's assent to the bill followed its passage by the state's House of Assembly on January 6. The budget comprises N247.713billion capital expenditure and N241. 977billion...

 

Rivers State: APC Secretariat in Okrika Bombed

4 years ago /
Security 

Fears of political violence in Rivers State as the elections approach are increasingly becoming real as unknown persons on Sunday threw substances suspected to be dynamite into the All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat in Abam-Ama, Okrika.Sources said the incident took place at about 3.14am Sunday morning, adding that although no...

Mr. President Is Being Hypocritical Over Railway Revival, Love For SW - APC

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused President Goodluck Jonathan of being hypocritical over his persistent claim of reviving the railway when in actual fact he has bluntly refused to grant the necessary right-of-way approval to the Lagos Metropolitan Transport Authority (LAMATA) for the construction of its redline light rail...

Buhari An Enemy Of Those Who Steal Government Money - Rochas Okorocha

4 years ago /
Nation 

The presidential campaign train of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday arrived moved into Abia and Ebonyi States, with General Muhammadu Buhari reiterating in Aba his commitment to the provision of infrastructure, particularly power, in order to rejuvenate the economy of the city. At the rally in Aba, which was...

Data Centre: DSS Working Hand-In-Hand With PDP - APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has dismissed the allegation by the Department of State Services that it planned to hack into the database of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This was made know in a press release in Lagos yesterday:  As you are very much aware by now, the Department of...

Pres. Jonathan Shedding Crocodile Tears On Divisiveness Of Nigerians - APC

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Goodluck Jonathan is only shedding crocodile tears with his lamentation over the fact that Nigeria has become more divided along religious and ethnic lines today than at anytime in its history.''Mr. President, there is no point being sanctimonious about an issue for...

Governor Aregbesola Says Over 14 Billion Dollars Is Lost To Oil Theft Yearly In The Country

4 years ago /
Nation 

The governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola said yesterday that over 14 billion dollars is lost to oil theft yearly in the country saying that the coming election will be an avenue for ordinary Nigerians to transit from poverty and corruption to better lives. The governor made this statement at...

 

Elections: Traditional Ruler Urges Issue-Based Campaigns

4 years ago /
Politics 

The traditional ruler of Ogbogoro community in Obio/Akpor Council of Rivers, Chief Anele Oriebe, on Friday urged politicians to embark on issue-based campaigns ahead of the February elections. Oriebe gave the advise at Ogbogoro, Obio/Akpor council of Rivers when Mr Tony Okocha, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Obio/Akpor constituency...

Soldiers Should Be Sent To Battle Insurgency And Not Reserved For Elections - Buhari

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics  Security 

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), the presidential flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has warned against the deployment of soldiers in next month's election stating that it would not be in the interest of the country. The retired General said that soldiers reserved for election duties should rather be used to...

I’ll Send Corrupt Nigerians To Kirikiri – Buhari

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has assured Nigerians that all corrupt politicians will end up in jail once he is elected into power. Buhari, who gave the assurance on Tuesday during the APC rally and the presentation of the party’s governorship flag to Umana...

2015 Elections: Wait Until Votes Are Counted – Okorocha

4 years ago /
Nation 

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has urged APC faithful in the state to wait at their polling booths after casting their votes to ensure that all votes would be counted. Okorocha gave the advice on Thursday while addressing rallies of APC at Central School Nnarambia Ahiazu and Ugwu Ekwema in Owerri...

Jonathan Not To Be Blamed For Nigeria’s Woes - Oba Akiolu

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Railwan Akiolu, on Thursday said that President Goodluck Jonathan should not be blamed for the problems of Nigeria.Akiolu said this while receiving Jonathan at his palace in Lagos.He said that many of the problems in the country predated the Jonathan administration.It is reported that the...

Presidency Advises Buhari On MEND's Endorsement

4 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The Presidency has dismissed the alleged endorsement of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the APC candidate in the Feb. 14 presidential election by the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND).In a statement in Abuja on Thursday, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati,...

 

PDP Says PIB Will Address Perceived Anomalies In Oil Sector

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), when passed by the National Assembly and assented to by the President, would address perceived anomalies in the oil sector. Dr Kachi Ononuju, a chieftain of the party, stated this at the Nigerian Political Parties Debate on Thursday...

2015 Elections: Wizkid, Olamide, Basketmouth Will Not Be voting

4 years ago /
Entertainment 

Three of Nigeria's top entertainers, Wizkid, Olamide and Basketmouth, will not be voting for either PDP or APC in the forthcoming presidential elections scheduled for Saturday, February 14, 2015. This is because the celebrities will not be in the country on that date. This has nothing to do with their ideology,...

Presidency: North Should Wait Till 2019 - Fayose

4 years ago /
Politics 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, said the North should wait till 2019 to realise the ambition of ruling the country. The governor said this in a statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka. Fayose said, “The people of northern Nigeria will choose...

Dayo D1 Adeneye Gets Ogun State Political Appointment

4 years ago /
Entertainment 

Former TV presenter turned Nigerian politician, Dayo D1 Adeneye, has been appointed by the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun as part of the Media and Publicity Committee for Governor Amosun's second term project. Dayo who has made a name for himself in the Nigeria music industry as one of the pioneers of the entertainment...