APC NATIONAL VICE CHAIRMAN DRAGS PARTY SPOKESMAN TO COURT, DEMANDS 500MIL FOR DEFAMATION

The leadership  crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) has reared its head again, as the National Vice Chairman ( North West) of the party,  Alhaji Inuwa Abdul-Kadir  has  demanded the sum of N500 million from the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu for alleged defamation of character. The spokesman of the ruling party had in a rejoinder to a personal letter written by the Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Lawal Shuaibu to the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, accused  the former National Chairman…

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AGGRIEVED APC MEMBERS REJECT TINUBU EFFORTS TO RESOLVE ONDO CRISIS

Peter Dada Some aggrieved members of the Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress have insisted the recent meeting in Akure between the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu,  and APC leaders in the state to resolve the crisis in the state branch of the party did not address the real problems. Former Interim National Chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande;  former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba; Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu,  and his  Ekiti State counterpart,  Kayode Fayemi, attended the meeting held behind…

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APC NATIONAL VICE CHAIRMAN DRAGS PARTY TO COURT

John Alechenu, Abuja  The National Vice Chairman (North-West) of the All Progressives Congress, Inuwa Abdulkadir, has dragged the party before the court. He has also given the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, a seven-day ultimatum to retract an alleged defamatory publication against his person, tender a public apology and pay N500m as monetary compensation or be prepared to face legal action. These facts were gathered from two separate letters obtained by Saturday PUNCH, in Abuja, on Friday. In one of the letters entitled, ‘Re: Allegations of misconduct and disloyalty levelled…

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BAYELSA, KOGI GUBER TICKET: SEE HOW MUCH APC IS CHARGING FOR FORMS

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Abuja The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress has stated that nomination forms for the governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa states would be sold for N22.5m. The party said this in a statement by its National Organising Secretary, Emma Ibediro, while announcing the timetable for the governorship primaries in the states. The party said the forms would be available for sale starting today (Wednesday), stating that the Expression of Interest goes for N2.5m while the nomination form is N20m. The statement read, “In line with the…

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TINUBU RECONCILES APC IN ONDO, RALLIES SUPPORT FOR AKEREDOLU’S REELECTION

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, visited Ondo state to reconcile aggrieved members of the party. Tinubu was accompanied by the former interim national chairman of the APC, Chief Bisi Akande; former governor of Ogun state, Segun Osoba and former governor of Ekiti state, Niyi Adebayo. The APC national leader, who arrived at the Akure Airport at exactly 1:48 pm, was received by Governors Rotimi Akeredolu and Kayode Fayemi of Ondo and Ekiti states respectively. Other APC notable…

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APC ANNOUNCES DATE FOR BAYELSA, KOGI GUBER PRIMARIES

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has fixed Thursday, August 29 for primaries in Kogi and Bayelsa states to select governorship candidates for the November 16 election in the two states. The party has also announced it will commence the sale of nomination and expression of interest form on Wednesday, July 10 at the party national secretariat in Abuja. National Organising Secretary of the party, Emma Ibediro, in a statement, explained aspirants are expected to pay N20 million for nomination form and N2.5 million for expression of interest form. Ibediro said…

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ASIWAJU, AKANDE, OSOBA, NIYI ADEBAYO STORM ONDO FOR APC MEETING, SEE PIX

National leader of the Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu has arrived Akure, the Ondo state capital for the party’s meeting. Tinubu was received at the Akure airport by Govs of Ondo & Ekiti States. He was accompanied by Chief Bisi Akande, Olusegun Osoba, Niyi Adebayo https://all-gists.blogspot.com/2019/07/tinubu-bisi-akande-osoba-arrives-ondo-state.html

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KOGI APC GUBER ASPIRANTS REJECT INDIRECT PRIMARIES

About 20 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of the November 16 governorship election in the state on Monday rejected the indirect mode of primary election approved for the state by the national secretariat of the party. The aspirants including former Chairman of the Nigeria Football Association and Alhaji Yusuf Haruna who was former Aide de Camp of APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said using the indirect primary would amount to denying them a level playing ground and denying card-carrying members the opportunity…

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ADOPTION OF INDIRECT PRIMARY TEARS KOGI APC APART

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello Adoption of indirect primary to select the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) governorship flag bearer by its National Working Committee (NWC), last Friday, is attracting both negative and positive comments from political actors in Kogi State. Those clamouring for direct primary condemned NWC’s action, saying the body had taken side with Governor Yahaya Bello-led faction. A member of the late Prince Abubakar Audu Campaign Organisation, Odaudu Joel, said: “I see nothing wrong in the decision reached by the NWC, since that is what party stakeholders are…

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SUPREME COURT: TARABA APC GUBER CANDIDATE STANDS DISQUALIFIED FROM CONTESTING THE GUBER ELECTION

    The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed before it by the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Sani Danladi, in the March 9, 2019, Taraba State Governorship election, challenging his disqualification by the Federal High Court in Jalingo. A five-man Panel of the Supreme Court headed by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, dismissed the appeal filed by Mr Danladi for being incompetent and failing to meet the requirements of the law. Mr Danladi was disqualified from contesting the 2019 Governorship election…

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