News - APC

House Of Rep Speaker, Hon Tambuwal Set To Dump PDP

4 years ago /
Politics 

Barring any last minute change, the nationwide “consultations” undertaken by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Aminu Tambuwal, to decide his next political direction may finally be revealed, as impeccable sources close to the speaker said he may defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All...

Boko Haram:Colonel, Others Arrested For Burning Army Vehicles

4 years ago /
Security 

A senior officer of the army and a number of his juniors have been accused of sabotage after they allegedly set some armoured vehicles on fire allowing Boko Haram terrorists to have free reign. Military sources reportedly stated that a Colonel and his team who were tasked with pursuing insurgents instead set fire...

Osun: Appeal Court Declares INEC REC, Akeju, Not Eligible To Conduct The 2011 Election

4 years ago /
Nation 

An Appeal Court in Akure has ruled that the INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for Osun state, Ambassador Oluwatoyin Akeju was not eligible to conduct the 2011 Election. He was said to be partisan and unqualified to conduct the elections. Justice M. I. Sheila, who gave the lead judgment, ruled that...

APC Are A Band Of Anarchists, Scaremongers And Idle Politicians - PDP

4 years ago /
Politics 

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party has described 'a band of anarchists, scaremongers and idle politicians'. This description was made known in a world press conference by the party's national publicity secretary Olisa Metuh. The statement read, "In our quest for a robust democracy where a vibrant opposition keeps the party...

2015 Elections: Political Associates Pressurised Me To Contest - Buhari

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former Nigerian military head of state and All Progressive Congress, APC, presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari has risen in self defence over his decision to reverse his decision not contest for elective office again. Just before the 2011 general elections, Buhari publicly declared that the elections would be his last outing...

Ekiti Courts Ordered To Be Closed Until After Fayose's Inauguration By Presidency

4 years ago /
Politics 

The presidency has directed that military and police force to keep the courts in Ekiti state shut until the inauguration of the state governor-elect, Ayo Fayose on October 16. This order goes against the order of the National Judicial Council (NJC) to the courts to resume operations on Wednesday. The...

PDP Accuses APC For Sponsoring New Suit To Stall Fayose's Inauguration

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has berated the Governor Kayode Fayemi-led All Progressives Congress for allegedly sponsoring another suit in an Abuja High Court by proxy, seeking an injunction to stop the swearing-in of the state Governor-elect, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on October 16. The party was referring to...

2015 Election: Buhari Postpones Presidential Declaration To October 15

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former head of state, General Muhammadu Buhari, has postponed by one week his intention to formally declare his presidential interest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) instead of declaring today as earlier scheduled. The declaration will now take place on Wednesday, October 15 2014, at the Eagle...

$9.3m Arms Scandal: Explain Asari Dokubo's Involvement, APC Asks Jonathan

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to explain to Nigerians what Mujaheed Asari Dokubo, was doing on the plane that illegally ferried US$9.3 million to South Africa, where Asari Dokubo, another Nigerian and an Israeli were arrested, according to a published report.   In a statement...

South Africa Cash Seizure: Stop Disgracing Nigeria, APC Tells Jonathan

4 years ago /
Politics 

The seizing of Nigeria’s fund by the south African authorities the second time after a similar case occurred less than a month has erected the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against the main opposition party, All Progressives Congress (APC), both of which have traded words over the brewing scandal. The leading...

2015 Election:Former Kwara Governor, Bukola Saraki To Declare Position On Presidency

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment and Ecology, Dr. Bukola Saraki yesterday said he would disclose his rumored presidential ambition within the next couple of weeks. Some groups and individuals have been calling on the former governor, who is the APC leader in Kwara State, to vie for the APC presidential ticket...

2015: 200 Aspirants Collect PDP Nomination Forms For 35 Seat In Kwara

4 years ago /
Politics 

A Kwara State gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dele Belgore (SAN), has said that true democracy cannot be divorced from the freedom, by qualified political players, to contest for political posts, as over 200 aspirants have collected the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP’s) nomination forms for...

APC Commends Pastor Adeboye, RCCG Over Stance On Offensive Audio CD

4 years ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the General Overseer (GO) of the Redeem Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, for dissociating himself and the church from the offensive and divisive audio CD that is being circulated by certain political Pastors.   In a statement issued in Lagos on...

APC Chides PDP, Jonathan For Campaigning With Ebola

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked President Goodluck Jonathan and his party, the PDP, to stop taking credit for the country's successful containment of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), saying it amounts to sheer dishonesty for the duo to turn what was a collective effort to a PDP campaign...

2015: APC Leaders, Obasanjo In Close Door Meeting Over Choice Of Presidential Candidate

4 years ago /
Politics 

As the 2015 general elections approaches, politician across the country have intensified consultation, these as the Senate President, David Mark, and former governor of Lagos State and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as well as former governor of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja yesterday,...

APC Chieftain, Osita Okechukwu Urges Atiku To Step Down

4 years ago /
Politics 

Following the view expressed by Ex- Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, that he and co-contestant for the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the former Head State, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), shared a similar belief on the need for regime change, a loyalist of Buhari’s has canvassed for...

Namadi Sambo Doesn't Have A Say In Kaduna Politics – El Rufai

4 years ago /
Politics 

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, on Thursday said defeating the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kaduna state will be as simple as reading “ABCD”. He said PDP will be badly beaten because it has nothing to show in the state. Mr. El-Rufai, a governorship of the All...

Obasanjo Holds Closed-door Meeting With David Mark, Tinubu, Others

4 years ago /
Politics 

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday hosted politicians of divergent political parties who were in his Abeokuta Hilltop home for consultation in respect of the 2015 general elections and other issues.The politicians included the Senate President, David Mark, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), former Lagos state governor and...

El-Rufai Declares Intention To Contest For Kaduna Governorship

4 years ago /
Politics 

Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai, former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Thursday declared his intention to contest the Kaduna State governorship on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He said this in Kaduna when he visited the party’s office. He said, “I came along with my colleagues to...

NJC Asks IG To Probe Attack On Ekiti Judges

4 years ago /
Politics 

According to New Telegraph the National Judicial Council (NJC) yesterday demanded a probe into the recent attacks on judges in Ekiti State. The NJC, at the end of an emergency meeting in Abuja, condemned the attacks on the judiciary and judicial officers in general nationwide and asked the acting Inspector...