APC INAUGURATES COMMITTEE TO CURB EXECUTIVE-LEGISLATURE FEUD

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated a Legislative Programme Steering Committee to ensure seamless synergy of engagements between APC governors and lawmakers across the country. Deputy Chairman of PGF, Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo, who was represented by his deputy, Mr. Philip Shaibu, said this at the inaugural meeting in Abuja yesterday. Obaseki is the chairman of the committee while Aminu Masari of Katsina State is co-chairman. He said the committee was inaugurated to primarily provide PGF members with clear and…

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TINUBU SPEAKS ON APC WINNING KOGI AND BAYELSA ELECTIONS

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed confidence that his party would win the 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa states gubernatorial elections, Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV reports that the former governor of Lagos State made the declaration while speaking at the birthday party of High Chief David Edebiri, a chieftain of the APC, in Benin City, on Saturday. “I expect nothing less than victory in Kogi and Bayelsa States. Who is the other party?”, he said. On complaints that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi…

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APC 2023: BUHARI LINES UP POLITICAL HEAVYWEIGHTS IN SOUTH SOUTH

Emmanuel Aziken The emergence of at least four heavyweight political ministers out of the Niger Delta is indicative of President Muhammadu Buhari’s determination to reshape the political configuration of the region in the interest of his All Progressives Congress, APC party sources have said. High level sources in the party told Saturday Vanguard that the dominance of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP over the region would come to an end in 2023 as the likes of Senator Godswill Akpabio, Rotimi Amaechi, Festus Keyamo and Timipire Sylva fight to put the…

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THOSE WITHOUT PARTY MEMBERSHIP FOR OVER A YEAR CANNOT CARRY TAKE GUBER TICKET, OSHIOMHOLE TELLS ASPIRANTS

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday dashed the governorship aspiration of a former Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the Cross Rivers Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Frankland Briyal. The national chairman declared that only those who have spent at least one year in the party are qualified to contest its ticket. Oshiomhole, who spoke last night while inaugurating the governorship screening committee, said aside those who have spent at least one year, others who have spent less would require a waiver from the National Working…

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REAL REASON HON. ABDULMUMIN JIBRIN WAS SUSPENDED BY APC

Honourable Abdulmumini Jibril, a Member of the House of Representatives (Kiru/Bebeji) Kano State, needs no mention when it comes to controversies. He recently jumped into a fresh political crisis over allegation of anti-party posturing in his constituency. If not because the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said was well, it will not be wrong to suggest that Hon. Jibrin was denied leadership of any committee in the House as part of a grand plan to once again “punish him” over his alleged grandstanding. Rt. Hon. Gbajabiamila said…

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WE FABRICATED LIES TO OUST JONATHAN- FORMER APC SPOKESPERSON

Timi Frank Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Timi Frank Saturday disclosed how the leaders of the party fabricated lies in 2015 to sabotage the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan. With the rising incidence of killing, violence and insecurity nationwide, Frank disclosed that Jonathan managed security challenges in the country better than the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. He made the disclosure in a statement he issued Saturday, claiming that many lies were fabricated against Jonathan that made his re-election…

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APC SUBMITS 2019 ELECTIONS SPENDING REPORT, SEE WHAT BUHARI PROMISED TO DO WITH THE PARTY

President Muhammadu Buahri (middle); with All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole (sixth left); Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and members of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) during a meeting at the State House, Abuja…yesterday. PHOTO: PHILIP OJISUA Submits report on 2019 election spending President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured members of All Progressives Congress (APC’s) National Working Committee (NWC) that he will henceforth be more conscious of the party’s interests in taking…

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APC SUSPENDS GBAJABIAMILA’S CAMPAIGN DG, ABDULMUMUNI JIBRIN

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has suspended the member representing Babeji/Kiru Local Governments, Abdulmumini Jibrin Kofa, for alleged anti-party activities. The Bebeji Local Government chapter of the party said Kofa was found guilty of alleged anti-party activities was suspended indefinitely. A statement signed by the Chairman of thee APC in Bebeji Local Government, Alhaji Sulaiman Sabo Gwarmai, said Kofa was suspended having confirmed that he carried out various anti-party activities contrary to the provision of the party’s constitution. Kofa, a member representing Bebeji/Kiru Federal Constituency, according to the statement was…

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APC VOWS TO RETURN TO SUPREME COURT FOR THE THIRD TIME OVER ZAMFARA

Nigeria’s ruling party, APC, has vowed to return to the Supreme Court to contest the disqualification of the party from contesting in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. The APC said this through its lawyer, Robert Clerk, after the Supreme Court refused the party’s request regarding its participation in the elections for the second time on Monday. Speaking after the court ruling on Monday, Mr Clerk, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, said the decision “cannot mean the end of the road for his party, as their application was never…

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GBAJABIAMILA’S APPOINTMENT OF APGA MEMBER AS AIDE CAUSES RIPPLES IN SOUTH EAST APC

Tony Okafor, Awka South-East groups of the All Progressives Congress have condemned the appointment of a chieftain of the All Progressive Grand Alliance in Anambra State, Anayo Nnebe, as an aide to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. In separate statements by the Conference of APC State Publicity Secretaries and South-East APC Young Progressives Forum in Awka, Anambra State on Wednesday, the groups described the appointment as “an affront” to his party’s loyalists in the area. “This is empowering APC’s enemies to kill us in the zone,”…

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