APC: “Its payback time to PCC, ICC members: “- Sen. Grace tells Tinubu

…Says appointments are their ‘rewards, entitlements’ An All Progressives Congress, (APC) senior and critical member, Senator Grace Jackson Bent, has reminded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu about the need to reward faithful members of the party. The non-serving Senator from Adamawa State, made the appeal during Iftar breakfast that members of the APC Presidential Campaign Committee (PCC) and Independent Campaign Committee (ICC) were hosted to by Tinubu at the Presidential Villa, to break the Iftar breakfast of the holy month of Ramadan. Grace spoke in the audience of President Tinubu, Vice-President,…

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“Give us chairmanship position” – N’Central APC Chieftains appeal to Tinubu

Leaders and chieftains of the All Progressive Congress (APC) from the North-Central region have called for the zoning of the National Chairmanship position of the party to the region. The leaders said the region deserves the position due to its formidable contributions to the development of the party and the unique backing to the administration of President Bola Tinubu. The call, which was made at their meeting, held via Zoom yesterday, also had in attendance leaders of the North-Central APC Forum, as well as other party stalwarts and pressure groups…

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“Tinubu managing APC, govt. affairs like a military dictator” – Ex-Vice Chair, Lukman

A former member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC), Salihu Mohammed Lukman, has accused President Bola Tinubu of managing the government affairs like a military dictator by allegedly shutting down the structures of the party and acting like a king with absolute knowledge of solutions to the problems facing Nigerians. Lukman, an ex-national vice chairman (North-West) of the APC, said the current security and socio-economic challenges bedevilling the country are a threat to Tinubu’s second term, and capable of closing the party’s ‘shop’ in 2027, if…

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Borno LG elections: APC sweeps all Chairmanship, Councillorship seats

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno State, has won all the 27 Chairmanship and 312 councillorship positions in Saturday’s council polls in the State. Executive Chairman of the Borno State Independent Electoral Commission (BOSIEC), Lawan Maina, made this known while declaring the overall results of the election yesterday, in Maiduguri, the State capital. He said: “Following the conduct of the election on Saturday, we have received results from the 27 LGAs and as empowered by the law under Section 10. “In my position as the Chief Returning Officer of…

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Economic Restructuring: APC mulls implementation of el-Rufa’i C’ttee’s report on true federalism

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), has said it is working towards the implementation of former Governor Nasir el-Rufa’i committee’s report on true federalism. APC’s deputy national organising secretary, Nze Chidi Duru, disclosed this during an interactive session with newsmen at the weekend in Abuja. Recall that the APC had set up a 23-man committee on true federalism, headed by Nasir El-Rufa’i, which submitted its report on January 14, 2018. The committee recommended that power be devolved to states on issues, such as policing…

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N585m fraud: “Tinubu’ll take final decision after investigations” – APC Govs.

State Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have weighed-in on the recent suspension of handlers of the nation’s social investment programmes, including the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, urging Nigerians to be patient as President Bola Tinubu would only take further actions based on the outcome of ongoing investigations. The governors, who on Wednesday night converged on Abuja to chart the way forward for the party in 2024, also expressed strong support for the Tinubu administration. This was as the APC Professionals Forum…

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Atiku urges PDP, LP, NNPP, SDP, others to merge, wrestle power from APC

Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has warned against the likelihood of Nigeria slipping to becoming a one-party State. The former Vice-President made the remarks yesterday, when he hosted the national executive committee of the Inter-Party Advisory Council Nigeria, (IPAC). According to the former Vice-President, “the project of protecting democracy in our country is not about just one man. You have come here today to say that we should cooperate in order to promote democracy. But the truth of the matter is that our democracy is fast becoming a one-party system; and,…

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“Under Buhari we were motionless” – Lukman to APC leaders

Immediate-past vice-chair of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) in the North-West zone, Salihu Lukman, says the Party did not witness any reforms under former President Muhammadu Buhari. In an open letter addressed to leaders of the ruling party on Wednesday, Lukman said the Party remained “motionless” under the former president. The former Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has been calling for a reform of the party. He said the APC is increasingly becoming a replica of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), “with all the negative attributes”. According to the ex-PGF…

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PDP’s Guber Appeal: Legal Experts Condemn Premium Times Report on Kaduna

Aminu Imam Some Senior Lawyers who have been following  the Kaduna State Election Petition Tribunal judgment that affirmed Senator Uba Sani as the Governor of Kaduna State, have denounced a recent report of an online media platform, Premium Times Hausa on the appeal by Kaduna State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Hon. Isa Ashiru. According to the legal luminaries, the report, in a misleading manner, portrayed the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Uba Sani’s lawyers as the ones who appealed and not PDP and Isa Ashiru.   The…

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Tinubu’s Academic Credentials: “Yet again, Atiku beats his tattered drum of shame” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has saidit is unfazed by the press conference addressed by former Vice President and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar yesterday. According to an issued press statement yesterday, signed by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka, Esq., The Party dismissed the press conference, describing it as lacking substance and filled with falsehoods. It said, “The press conference lacked purpose and delivered nothing except the pitiful regurgitation of lies, mindless distortions and deliberate falsehood on his infantile obsession with the academic record…

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