Why June 12 carries weight of significance than May 29 – Tinubu

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has appraised Nigeria’s democratic evolution, saying as important as it is, May 29 does not carry the weight of significance that June 12 carries in the country’s democratic sojourn. Tinubu stated this in a special statement he signed on the occasion of June 12 celebration titled, ‘June 12: The truth that sets democracy free in our land’. According to him, what the country had been commemorating on May 29th of every year since the democratic restoration of 1999…

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I have no apologies tackling godfather of Lagos politics – el- Rufa’i

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufa’i, yesterda said he feels neither remorse nor need for apology for his comment on defeating the Lagos State godfathers. Governor el-Rufa’i had penultimate Saturday in Lagos recommended ways to retire godfathers in the country, pointing out that the template had worked in Kaduna state. The governor boasted that he defeated and retired four political godfathers in Kaduna State, saying the feat could be replicated anywhere, including Lagos State. He added that the fact that only one million out of the six million registered voters in…

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Provide proof of budget padding – Saraki challenges Tinubu

Senate President Bukola Saraki has challenged Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), to provide proofs of how the leadership of the national assembly padded budgets. Saraki said this in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Yusuph Olaniyonu. The statement partly read, “Yesterday, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu released another of his now well expected quarterly vicious attack on the person of Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate. “In the statement, one could see the master of media…

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Lawan, Gbajabiamila: Senators, Reps tackle Tinubu’s plot to takeover ninth assembly

… As Remi Tinubu, Orji Kalu, Omo Agege battle for deputy senate president The ninth National Assembly will be inaugurated in June but already the battle for the principal offices in the Senate and House of Representatives is gradually becoming intense. Lawmakers elected into the Senate and the House of Representatives, according to sources, have in the wake of Monday’s adoption of Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan and the House of Representatives Leader, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, suspect a complete takeover of the forthcoming Ninth National Assembly by the National Leader…

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Osinbajo, Tinubu will likely emerge as APC’s presidential candidate in 2023 – Tanko Yakasai

TTanko Yakasai, elder statesman and political adviser to the late former President Shehu Shagari in the second republic, says the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) might field either Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo or Bola Tinubu, a national leader of APC, as presidential candidate of the party in 2023. Speaking with The Interview, Yakasai said the region played a key role in the emergence of Buhari in 2019. “The current calculation is that the Vice-President is from the Southwest. Clearly, there is an unwritten understanding that when Buhari finishes, the Vice President…

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Tinubu reveals why FG must not increase VAT

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has advised federal government to jettison the proposed increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT). The proposal if implemented, he said, will put a further burden on the Nigerians, especially the masses. Tinubu also warned Nigeria must begin to look inward and initiate people- friendly policies based on the looming global economic recession. The former Lagos governor, who spoke at the 11th Bola Tinubu colloquium in Abuja, also asked the government to revisit privatisation of the power sector,…

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Buhari Hosts Tinubu, Akande, Others in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday Night received the APC Chieftain Bisi Akande , APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu  and a host of other at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Pictures Below :      

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2019 Election: Buhari Hands Over Campaign To Tinubu, Faces Governance

[Ishaku Yohanna] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who is co-chairman of the APC presidential campaign council would be fully in charge of his re-election campaign so that he could concentrate on governance. President Buhari stated this at the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja, and said that since his government came on board, the economy has become a prudently managed enterprise, while the nation’s resources have kick-started for the good of the country. The President said that he had…

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Amosun Dares Oshiomhole, Tinubu, says “We’ll Know Who Owns Ogun In 2019”

Ishaku Yohanna Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun,  said the decisions of the national headquarters of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, should be ignored.  He said this on Friday while addressing party supporters. He also declared that he and his supporters were ready to battle against the interest of the APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, in Ogun State. Amosun, an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been having a running battle with Oshiomhole. The crisis got worse after Amosun’s favourite to be his successor lost out in the politics of…

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Buhari Recieves Ganduje’s Daughter for Ajimobi’s Son in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Kaduna receives the daughter of Kanua State Governor Umar Ganduje from All Progressive Congress APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu who serves as Fatima Ganduje’s bridal father, and hqnded over to representative of the groom, Idris Ajimobi as a groom father. Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II serves as the Chief Imam consummating the marriage with N50,000 paid as a bride price with 20 governors attending the historic wedding holding in Kano Central Mosque. The wedding fatiha also have businessmen, academics, politicians, traditional rulers in attendance.

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Timi Frank Faults Tenure Extension for Oyegun

By; GODWIN AMUNDE, Abuja. The Embattled Deputy Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Comrade Timi Frank has expressed disappointment on the decision taken by the National Executive Committee NEC which extended the tenure of Chief John Odigie Oyegun and other National Working Committee NWC members for another twelve months. Comrade Frank in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, described the tenure elongation as laughable, saying it has shown that the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party PDP is far better than APC when it comes to internal democracy.…

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APC Members Tasked On Embracing Tinubu Reconciliation Leadership

Bola Tinubu, Muhammadu Buhari and Oyegun

Members of the All Progressives Congress have been urged to embrace the choice of national leader, Senator Bola Tinubu as the head of the reconciliation committee. The Special Adviser to the President on House of Representatives Matters, Suleiman Kawu, made the appeal while briefing newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja. Kawu, a former member of the House of Representatives, said Tinubu had the love of the country at heart and had also sacrificed a lot for the party during its formative stages. He urged aggrieved members of the party to embrace…

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Kaduna State APC Crisis: Open Letter To Tinubu

By; Gora Dauda Albehu Your Excellency, I am Your Excellency, a citizen as well as a denizen of Kaduna and a passionate member from the stable of our great party the All Progressive Congress (APC). Let me first welcome you Sir, to Kaduna State particularly in the light of the arduous task the President of the Republic has assigned you to with regard to consolidating, reconciling and confidence building measures in the APC. I, and many others are applauding the President for this initiative even when it is coming rather…

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