Fresh crisis rocks APC: Deputy National Chairman declares appointment of National Secretary ‘null’

Barely two days after Comrade Adams Oshiomhole inaugurated Arch. Waziri Bulama as the Acting National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a member of the National Working Committee (NWC) and APC Deputy National Chairman, North, Senator Lawal Shuaibu has described the exercise as a nullity. He also warned that attempt by the NWC to exercise functions that were strictly reserved for the NEC and Convention in. the party’s constitution will only spell doom for APC ahead of the forthcoming Edo and Ondo governorship election. Citing relevant sections of the…

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Your appointment will inspire, challenge other govt appointees, APC govs tell Gambari

By Godwin Amunde The forum of governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) has congratulated Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari on his appointment as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a congratulatory message on Thursday, signed by its Chairman and Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the PGF said Professor Gambaris appointment would inspire and challenge other appointees of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to aim to achieve global standards. Titled: Congratulatory Message to Prof. Gambari, the statement read: The PGF…

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Expect defeat in 2022 – Oni warns APC

The former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, has told the All Progressives Congress (APC) to expect defeat in the 2022 governorship poll. He said the routing of the APC in the next gubernatorial election would be a childs play compared to that of 2014 when Governor Kayode Fayemi was defeated across the 16 local government areas of the state. Oni said Fayemi lost to Ayodele Fayose in that poll owing to alleged arrogance displayed by APC against Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, who left the party to contest for governorship…

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COVID-19: PDP Accusses Kaduna Government of Unpreparedness

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kaduna State Chapter has expressed shock over the rumoured lack of preparedness of the Kaduna State Government on the deadly COVID-19. The PDP in a statement by its Publicity Secretary Abraham Albrhu Catoh expressed that it is the right of the citizens to know how prepared the government is on the serious pandemic, after all the incidences across the world. The party said there is heightened public anxiety over the COVID-19 casualties, the world over. And the State Government cannot claim to be ignorant of…

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APC leadership tussle: Court adjourns case until March 31

As applicant, defendants, counsels fail to appear Justice Samira Bature of an FCT High Court, on Friday adjourned hearing in the motion on notice filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Vice Chairman (North-East), Mustapha Salihu, until March 31. The defendants in the suit are Babatunde Ogala; Lanre Issa-Onilu; Waziri Bulama and the party, APC. The court on Monday, March 16, granted an interim order permitting Chief Victor Giadom, the current Acting National Secretary of the ruling APC to act as the National Chairman of the party. The interim…

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I remain unwaveringly loyal to Buhari, says Osinbajo

Amid reports of cracks in the Presidency, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has pledged his unwavering loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari. In a magazine titled This is Nigeria, which was circulated at the 1st October 2019 Independence Day Dinner Tuesday night at the State House, Abuja, Osinbajo congratulated Buhari, his wife and the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Osinbajos message, in page 15 of the Brands International special edition of the magazine, which is the official magazine for the Presidents Next-Level agenda, 9th Assembly and One…

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Tinubus plan to control party is causing problem in APC Attahiru Bafarawa

A former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has said the crisis in the All Progressives Congress, APC, was due to the plan by its National Leader, Bola Tinubu, to fully control the party. Speaking with journalists, the former governor also insisted that the insincerity of Tinubu and other APC leaders was responsible for the crisis in the party. He claimed that shortly after the APC was registered, Tinubu decided on admitting erstwhile state governors elected on the platform of the PDP with the provision that the entire structure of…

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Nigeria At 59: Osinbajo, Gowon, APC express hope; Atiku, CUPP, TUC, others lament

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, expressed his optimism that despite the challenges facing the nation, a new Nigeria was about to be born. Osinbajo, stated this at the Independence Day interdenominational church service, which held at the National Christian Centre in Abuja. At the event were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the anniversary organising committee, security chiefs, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria,CAN, Supo Ayokunle, and Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, who represented the Senate President, Ahmed…

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Kano Govship Tussle: Ganduje suffers loss at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, INEC and APC, challenging the decision of the court of appeal allowing PDP governorship candidate, Abba Yusuf, to present witnesses at the election petition tribunal. The five-man panel, led by Justice Mary Odili, unanimously upheld the decision of the Court of Appeal directing the tribunal to allow the omitted witnesses heard. On July 29, the Court of Appeal, Kaduna Division granted the application filed by the PDP and its governorship candidate, Abba Yusuf, seeking to…

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APC calls for free and fair LG poll in Adamawa

The Adamawa All Progressives Congress (APC) has challenged the State Independent Electoral Commission to ensure that the November local government poll in the state is free and fair. A member of the States Steering Committee of the party, Dr Umar Duhu disclosed this in an interview with journalists on Sunday in Yola. He said, though the party had confidence that the rule of law would be observed during the forthcoming local government election in the State, they would not sit by and watch a subversion of due process in terms…

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PDP Senator dumps party, joins APC

A member of the Sixth Senate, who represented Bayelsa East Senatorial district between 2007 and 2011 on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party, Sen. Nimi Barigha-Amange, has indicated his intention to join the ruling All Progressives Congress. Barigha-Amange gave the notice in a letter to the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, which was submitted to the acting National Secretary, Victor Giadom, on Wednesday. The former senator, who said he had resigned his membership from his former party, stated that he was moving with members of his political family, all members…

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Even our enemies will agree Yahaya Bello has done well – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi, has done well in the state more than his predecessors. Speaking on Thursday during a meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) at the partys secretariat in Abuja, Oshiomhole said the governors performance in three years is beyond what the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-led administration in the state achieved for 13 years. The party chairman asked residents of the state to support the governor for another term in order to continue his infrastructural programmes.…

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Tribunal sacks Dambazaus son as Kano Reps member

The Kano State election petition Tribunal has sacked Hon. Shamsudeen Dambazau of the All Progressives Congress [APC], the son of former Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, as Member of House of Representatives representing Takai/Sumaila Constituency in Kano State. The Tribunal declared Hon. Idris Surajo Kanawa of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP] as authentic winner of the election held in March, 2019. It, therefore, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC], to issue certificate of return to Surajo Kanawa, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Dambazau did not contest…

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Orubebe stirs controversy, moves to defect to APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Tuomo Ward 3 of Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State, have vowed to resist what it described as moves by former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Orubebe to defect to the party from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The party in a statement by its Chairman, Secretary and leader, Warebi Edonyanbo, Ofumu Welkper and Peres Oloye respectively, disclosed that they have it on good authority that the former minister who is from Tuomo Ward 3, is plotting to defect to the…

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Resign from all FG appointments APC tells Inuwa Abdulkadir

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Sokoto State Chapter, on Sunday called on the expelled APC North West Vice Chairman, Mr Inuwa Abdulkadir, to resign from all Federal Government positions he is currently occupying. A statement signed by the partys State Chairman, Alhaji Sadiq Achida, and made available to newsmen in Sokoto, said Abdulkadir should follow the path of honour and resign from all such positions. Achida commended the partys National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and members of the National Working Committee (NWC), for adopting resolutions of the party at Ward,…

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