News - APC

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...

Dakuku Peterside Promises Not To Disappoint Rivers Indigenes If Elected

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, Dr Dakuku Peterside, said on Wednesday that he would not disappoint the people, if elected. Peterside made the pledge when he called on King Disreal Bobmanuel, the traditional ruler of Abonnema, in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state stating...

2015 Elections: Buhari Campaign Groups Raise N118m

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Gen. Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation on Wednesday received N64 million to add to the initial N54 million realised in December to fund his campaign in the 2015 general elections. This was disclosed at a meeting between Col. Hamid Ali (rtd), the Chief of Staff of the organisation, and the Buhari...

WhatsApp Reaches 700M Users

4 years ago /
International News 

Mobile messaging service, WhatsApp, reportedly touched the 700 million monthly active user mark, a significant improvement from 600 million in August last year. Currently, WhatsApp is one of the premier mobile messaging services, reflecting a massive monetization opportunity for Facebook. WhatsApp has more users than similar messaging apps, including Facebook Messenger....

 

SDP Guber Candidate In Rivers Decries Attack On APC Supporters

4 years ago /
Politics 

Rev. Minaibim Harry, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Governorship Candidate in Rivers, on Wednesday decried the attack on All Progressives Congress (APC) supporters by unknown persons in the state. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt that the attack was caused by unemployment and rivalry amongst some...

DSS Findings On APC: ‘We Have Been Vindicated’ - PDP

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has been vindicated by the shocking findings made by the State Security Services of the plot by the APC to compromise the electoral process, hack into INEC’s data base and rig the February general elections.PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh in a statement on Wednesday said Nigerians...

Buhari Promises To Grow Non-oil Sector Of Economy

4 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the Presidential Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), on Wednesday promised to use the non-oil sector to boost Nigeria’s economy, if elected. Buhari made the promise at the party's Presidential Campaign rally in Calabar, capital of Cross River state. "Our main objective is to make sure that agriculture...

2015: PDP Remains Hopeful Of Victory

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that with the popularity of its candidates, its verifiable performance record and the vote of majority of the electorate, it will win the forthcoming general elections. The party expressed the optimism in a statement issued by Mr Oilsa Metuh, its National Publicity Secretary, on...

APC Calls DSS 'Findings' From Raid Of Party Offices Hogwash, Disservice To Nigeria

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as hogwash the so-called findings of the DSS following its Gestapo-like raid on the party's offices in Lagos, saying the 'findings' presented to the media by the agency on Wednesday is a great disservice to Nigeria and an embarrassment to all intelligence-gathering organizations around the...

PDP Is Not Only Drowning But Paranoid - APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the PDP as a victim of self-inflicted paranoia following the ruling party's panic reaction to a yet to be conducted opinion poll.In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the PDP has...

Shooting Of APC Supporters In Rivers: APC Accuses PDP Of Engaging In Violence Ahead Of Polls

4 years ago /
Politics  Security 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the PDP of engaging in violence ahead of next month's general elections, after many supporters of the APC were shot by gunmen while heading to the inaugural campaign of our presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in Rivers State on Tuesday. In a statement issued...

2015: DSS Accuses APC Of Planning To Hack Into INEC Database

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Department of State Services has said that All Progressive Congress had plan to hack into the Independent National Electoral Commission database according to investigation conducted by the service. The service explained that the confessions from the staff arrested at the APC office at 10,Bola Ajibola Street, Ikeja, and the items...

Full List Of APC's Presidential Campaign Council

4 years ago /
Politics 

1 General Muhammadu Buhari Chairman, Council Member Presidential Candidate 2 Prof Yemi Osinbanjo Alternate Chairman, Council Member Vice Presidential Candidate 4 Alh Atiku Abubakar Vice Chairman North, Council Member Presidential Aspirant 5 Sen. Bola Tunubu Vice Chairman South Party Leader 6 Governor Chibuike Amaechi Secretary/ Director General, Council Member Governor, Rivers state 7 Dr. S...

 

Buhari Vows To Deal With Corrupt Politicians

4 years ago /
Nation 

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

Gov. Fashola Swears In 57 LG Executive Secretaries

4 years ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has sworn in 57 new executive secretaries to take charge of the administration of the 20 local government areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state. The event took place at Adeyemi Bero Auditorium, Alausa, Ikeja and attracted thousands of supporters of the...

INEC: Today Is Deadline For Submission Of Nomination Forms

4 years ago /
Politics 

As part of preparations for the February 14 and 28 general elections, political parties seeking to sponsor candidates for election have up till Tuesday as deadline to submit their nomination forms to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The schedule of activities for General Elections, 2015, said that the last day for...

PDP Advises APC To Focus On Issues And Not To Create Fake Poll Rating For Buhari

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has advised the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Presidential Candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to work toward winning followers genuinely instead of applying cheap diversionary tactics. The advice is contained in a statement issued by Mr Olisa Metuh, the party`s National Publicity Secretary on Monday in...

Buhari Plans To Provide Allowances For Discharged But Unemployed Corpers

4 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), has promised to provide allowances to discharged but unemployed Youth Corps members for Twelve (12) months while in the skills and entrepreneurial development programmes, if elected in 2015. There is also the pledge to provide One Meal a day for...