News - Buhari

APC Decides: Buhari In Commanding Lead, As Atiku Congratulates Him

5 years ago /
Politics 

General Muhammadu Buhari is presently leading the polls at the ongoing APC convention. The General who many tipped to win the party's ticket has a commanding lead ahead of other aspirants. Counting is still on but former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has already released a statement congratulating General Buhari on his victory....

I Pledge A 'Battle Of Hope' - Muhammadu Buhari

5 years ago /
Politics 

General Muhammadu Buhari has promised a 'battle of hope' if he is elected president in the forthcoming 2015 election. He made this declaration Wednesday during his speech at the convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on whose platform he is seeking to emerge as its presidential flagbearer. The speech read, " As...

Fayemi: No APC Presidential Aspirant Has Stepped Down

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former Governor of Ekiti state and Chairman, National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressive Congress Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has refuted claims in some quarters that some presidential aspirants have stepped down for General Mohammadu Buhari. Owelle Rochas Okorocha, was reported to have stepped down for General Muhammadu Buhari. But speaking ahead...

Aspirants Woo Delegates As APC Presidential Primaries Hold Today

5 years ago /
Politics 

No fewer than 8000 delegates are expected to vote today to elect the presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) in the party’s primary taking place at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The delegates, both elected and statutory, drawn from the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),...

PDP Says APC Should Bring Forth Its Best Two Candidates To Challenge President Jonathan

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to put forth its two frontline aspirants as joint presidential candidates to face President Goodluck Jonathan at the 2015 presidential election. Mr Olisa Metuh, the PDP National Publicity Secretary, gave the challenge at a news conference on Tuesday in...

 

Arrangements In Place For Hitch-Free Convention - APC

5 years ago /
Politics 

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday in Lagos said that arrangements were in place to ensure a hitch-free national convention of the party. He told a news conference that adequate arrangements had been made by the National Convention Committee (NCC), headed by former...

Former FCT Minister, Nasir El-rufai, Declared Kaduna APC Governorship Candidate

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) minister, Malam Nasir El-Rufai has won the Kaduna state All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial primaries after a keen contest. El-Rufai polled over 50 percent of votes cast and was declared winner this morning after he defeated four other aspirant to emerge winner in an election that...

Kwankwaso Wants FG To Adopt Concerted Efforts To Defeat Insurgents

5 years ago /

Gov. Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State has called on the Federal Government to tackle the insurgency in the country. Kwankwaso, who is also an APC Presidential aspirant, made the call on Wednesday when he visited Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State in Ibadan. He described last week bomb blast at the Central...

APC Directs Presidential Aspirants To Sign Undertaking On Party Structures

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday directed the five presidential aspirants contesting on its platform to sign an undertaking ahead of its primary on Dec. 10. This was disclosed during the presentation of certificates to all the aspirants who scaled through the party's screening on Dec. 2. Chief Ogbonnaya Onu, while...

2015 Election: APC Screens Atiku, Buhari, Kwankwaso, Nda-Isaiah, Okorocha For Presidency

5 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has kicked off the screening of its presidential aspirants to decide who will participate in the primary election scheduled for December 10. Former Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Kano State governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha and...

Buhari Charges Supporters To Obtain Permanent Voter Card

5 years ago /
Nation 

Presidential aspirant, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has called on members of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River to ensure that they obtained Permanent Voter Card (PVC). Buhari made the call in Calabar on Wednesday while addressing delegates to the forthcoming National Convention of APC slated for Dec. 10 in Abuja. “Make sure...

2015 Election: Buhari Appeals For Campaign Donations On Facebook

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former Head of State and All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, General Muhammadu Buhari, has gone to social media to raise funds for his presidential campaign. The presidential aspirant urged his supporters to donate towards his ambition via a Facebook post in which he urged his followers on the social medium to give sacrificially. He...

APC Is Not An Islamic Party – Gov. Amaechi

5 years ago /
Politics 

Rivers State governor and chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not an Islamic party and do not have the intentions to Islamise Nigeria if it wins the 2015 presidential election. The governor, who made this remark on Wednesday during...

Buhari’s Chartered Jet Barred From Landing In Makurdi Airport

5 years ago /
Politics 

A chartered jet carrying former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday barred from landing at the Makurdi airport in Benue State. The All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential aspirant had to cancel his activities in the state after the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) allegedly denied him landing rights. Buhari, a former head of state was to...

Buhari Submits Nomination Form, Criticises Invasion Of NASS By Security Operatives

5 years ago /
Politics 

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, a presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday in Abuja submitted his nomination form and expression of interest to the party’s national secretariat. The National Chairman of APC, Chief John Oyegun, while receiving the form from Buhari, said he (Buhari) was the third presidential aspirant of...

Profile Of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan - GCFR

5 years ago /
Nation 

Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan, GCFR, BNER, GCON was born on the 20th of November 1957. He is a Nigerian politician who has been President of Nigeria since 2010. Prior to his role as President, he served as Governor of Bayelsa State from 2005 to 2007 and as Vice-President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010. Jonathan is a member of the...

APC: Fayemi Named As Chairman Of 24-man National Convention Committee

5 years ago /
Politics 

Former Ekiti State governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi was yesterday named the chairman of the Presidential Convention Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The development has heightened expectations that Fayemi may be picked as the running mate to whoever emerged as the presidential candidate. His name was shortlisted after many chieftains...

Speaker Suspends Presidential Ambition

5 years ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Tuesday announced the jettisoning of his earlier stated political ambition to contest for the presidency of the country, citing personal reasons of ‘sacrifice’ and his decision to avoid seeking any political office. This was contained in a speech by the...

2015: Tambuwal’s Presidential Ambition Will Not Tear APC - Senator Ashafa

5 years ago /
Politics 

Sen. Gbenga Ashafa says the entrance of the Speaker, House of Representatives, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, into the presidential race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not destroy the party’s unity. Ashafa, representing Lagos East Senatorial District, spoke in Lagos on Monday, at an empowerment programme in his...

Buhari’s Supporters Put Pressure On Tambuwal To Quit Race

5 years ago /
Politics 

Since declaring his interest in the presidential race on the platform of All Progressives Congress last week, House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Tambuwal has faced a great deal of pressure from supporters of former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, to shelve his ambition. Buhari is seen as the leading...