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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“Ask Tinubu & APC if they waited till 2015, whereas we protested in 2012” – Sowore

Former AAC presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, responded to Tinubu’s criticism of NLC’s strike timing, highlighting #Occupy Nigeria protest in 2012 and questioning APC’s quick formation before 2015 elections. It’s widely acknowledged that Tinubu recently expressed dissatisfaction with the ongoing NLC strike, deeming it inappropriate to initiate such action within the first nine months of an administration. He proposed that the union should consider waiting until the 2027 general election if they wish to engage in the electoral process. However, during an interview on a television programme, Sowore referred to historical events,…

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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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“Tell Tinubu the truth, not what he hears in Villa” – Ex Gov. Fayemi tells Ganduje

A former governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has asked the All-Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, to project the Party’s manifesto and relate to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the true state of affairs and the feedback from various communities, not the information he gets in the Villa. Fayemi, a former chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), made the appeal during the public launch of a book titled: ‘APC and transition politics’, authored by a former National Vice-chairman (North West) of the APC, Salihu Mohammed…

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Rivers APC asks Wike to join party, says his name ‘shakes society’

The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Rivers State has asked the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to join the ranks of the ruling party. The call for Wike to defect came after 27 members of the Rivers House of Assembly dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the APC. Addressing a press conference in Port Harcourt, capital city of Rivers, on Monday, the caretaker Chair of Rivers APC, Tony Okocha, said the defection of the State lawmakers was not preparing the ground for the Minister to join the…

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Kano: High tension, as APC, NNPP plans protest for Saturday

There is palpable tension in Kano, as stakeholders of the All-Progressives Congress (APC) and those of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) have fixed street demonstration for tomorrow, Saturday. This is as a result of the judgement of the Appeal Court which sacked Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf and declared candidate of the APC, Nasir Yusuf Gawuna, as winner of the March 18 election in the State. Addressing newsmen yesterday at the APC National Secretariat in Abuja, the Director-General of the Gawuna/Garo Campaign Organisation, Rabiu Suleiman Bichi, who led other stakeholders,…

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