What APC must do to win 2023 presidential election – PGF DG

By Godwin Amunde The Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Mohammed Lukman, said regular meetings by the All Progressives Congress (APC) bigwigs and power brokers between 2013 and 2014 was what led to President Muhammadu Buhari’s victory in 2015. He added that APC must therefore adopt the model it used in the build up to the 2015 general election to win the 2023 presidential poll. Speaking with newsmen on Monday in Abuja, during the presentation of his new book titled, “APC and Progressive Politics in Nigeria” Lukman…

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Edo election: We have learnt our lesson – APC

Prof. Hamman Tahir, National Vice Chairman, North East, of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said the party had learnt from its mistakes in the recent Edo and other past governorship elections in 2015. Tahir said during his visit to Adamawa State APC Secretariat on Saturday in Yola saying that the party would never repeat the same mistakes in 2023 general elections. He said that the main reason APC was defeated in recent Edo and other governorship elections in some states in 2015 was due to lack of justice in the…

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Ondo governorship election is going to be dicey, APC Caretaker Committee Member warns

By Godwin Amunde A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker Committee representing Youths , Barrister Ismail Ahmed, has expressed concern ahead of the gubernatorial elections in Ondo State, assuring that his Party would not take anything for granted especially after losing the recently concluded gubernatorial elections in Edo State to an opposition Party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Addressing Journalists at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja,  Ismail Ahmed said the Ondo State election was going to be dicey but however assured that his party was not going…

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Edo Election: It was victory for Nigeria’s democracy – APC congratulates Obaseki

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on his re-election for another term of four years. This was contained in a statement by the chairman of the APC national caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni, on Monday. The statement was released a few hours after Buni and the chairman of the party’s governorship election campaign for Edo State, Abdullahi Ganduje, met with the President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed doors. It was titled “Edo State Governorship Election: Victory for Democracy” and personally…

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Endure pains of hike in cost of petrol, electricity – APC urges Nigerians

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Nigerians to endure the pains they are likely to experienced following the rise in petroleum pump price and the hike in electrical energy tariff. A statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena and made available to newsmen on Tuesday, pleaded with Nigerians to endure the pains as it claimed that they would enjoy the “gains” of deregulation in the long run. The APC further claimed that rehabilitation of the nation’s four refineries was in the pipeline and noted that full deregulation…

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Zamfara: APC members protest arrest of colleague accused of holding secret meeting with bandits

Thousands of the All Progressives Congress supporters in Zamfara State on Sunday converged the state police command’s headquarters in Gusau to demonstrate over the arrest of 17 of their members. The police had on Saturday arrested the APC members at the residence of one of the party’s stalwart, Alhaji Abubakar Dantabawa. The party’s supporters, who were angry with the arrest of their political associates, demanded that they should be released and threatened to take drastic action against the police. The police threw tear gas canisters at the protesting APC supporters…

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2023: Crooks within APC want to install serving Gov as Buhari’s successor – Marafa alleges

The political quagmire between the former Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari and Senator Kabiru Marafa has taken a new twist as the latter has taken a swipe at the former, saying that Yari was misleading the All Progressives Congress, APC Caretaker Committee chaired by the Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni. Marafa, who represented Zamfara Central in the 8th Senate, said that Buni’s Committee was failing to reconcile aggrieved party members because he was listening to the former Zamfara State governor. The former Zamfara governor said he told Buni…

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I’ll gun for APC national chairmanship if my zone is favoured, Yari declares

Abdulaziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara, says he understands the process of how the All Progressives Congress (APC) produces its national chairman, but it is up to the party to determine the geopolitical zone for the position. He stated this when he fielded questions from journalists on Wednesday after meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa, Abuja. He said he was ready to join the race for the chairmanship of the party if it was handed to his zone. APC is currently under the leadership of a…

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Zamfara: Marafa faction dares APC panel over sack threat

The Zamfara State faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Senator Kabiru Marafa, said the decision of the Mai Mala Buni-led National Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, to sack its chairman would spell doom for the party. State Publicity Secretary of the faction, Alhaji Bello Bakyasuwa, said this in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday. According to him, the decision of the national caretaker committee to empower the faction of the party loyal to the former governor of the state, Abdullaziz Yari, to expel members of the Marafa-led…

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APC wins Nasarawa Central constituency bye-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Ismail Danbaba, has won the bye-election for the Nasarawa Central State Constituency in the state House of Assembly. Mr Iiyasu Umar, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer, announced the result of the bye-election conducted on Saturday in Nasarawa. Announcing the result, Mr Umar said the APC candidate scored 7,475 to defeat Bage Nuhu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 4,608 votes. He said that during the bye-election, 12,217 votes were cast, while 12,083 valid votes were recorded with 134 rejected…

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