2023: APC move against Bola Tinubu presidential ambition

…Plot consensus candidate Opposition groups in the All Progressives Congress, (APC), are reportedly working underground to frustrate the yet-to-be officially announced presidential bid of Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to reports, the ruling APC had settled for a consensus option for the emergence of party officials at all levels. Recall that in a statement last Wednesday, Secretary of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, (CECPC), of the party, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, said the reason for the decision is to reduce acrimony ahead of the forthcoming congresses. He added that the party is…

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2023: Disquiet in APC over consensus option

Controversy is raging within the All Progressives Congress, (APC), party over which zone would produce the presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 polls. This is especially as the party is yet to resolve issues of zoning and how candidates would be fielded across the board. According to feelers, the party is still navigating the country’s political murky waters, characterised by crises and conflicts of interest, anxiety and uncertainty, among others. This is considering that it is yet to redefine itself by organising a national convention where a new crop of…

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“We will not impose candidates in 2023” – APC assures

The ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), has assured aspirants of all elective posts it will not impose any candidates in the lead-up to congresses, National Convention and 2023 general elections.The assurance was contained in a statement issued by the Secretary of the party’s Caretaker Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Senator John James Akpanudoedehe in Abuja yesterday. The Secretary alleged his earlier statement in reaction to the false allegation by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2023 “self-succession” plan was being twisted and given unintended interpretations in…

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‘APC consensus candidate arrangement is a plot to impose Jonathan on the party’ – Arewa group cry out

A group, under the auspices of ‘Arewa 2023 Agenda for Peaceful Transition’, has said that the National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Senator John Akpanudoehede, has vindicated the group’s revelation on APC’s plan to give its next presidential ticket to former President Goodluck Jonathan. “Some Nigerians were initially doubting us, on the grand plot to foist former President on the APC in 2023”, the group explained in a statement by its National Chairman – Usaini Ibrahim on Wednesday, in Kaduna. It would be recalled that Senator…

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APC Congresses: Gombe APC Stakeholders Adopt Consensus Method

From Umar Kaltungo The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders in Gombe State have unanimously agreed to adopt the consensus method during the forthcoming party’s congresses at ward, local government, and state levels. In a two-point communiqué read by the state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, after the stakeholders meeting, which was held at the New Banquet Hall of the Government House, the APC stalwarts also unanimously affirmed their unalloyed loyalty to Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya to provide direction to the party, both in the build-up to and during the congresses…

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Congresses: “Why we’re recommending consensus option” – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is recommending a consensus option for the election of party officials at all levels in the forthcoming congresses, to reduce possible acrimony. Recall that the party’s conventions are expected to commence on July 31 with ward congresses. The National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John Akpanudoedehe,  in a statement yesterday, said APC is a Party for all Nigerians so it’s making plans to accommodate everyone. “We are encouraging States to adopt the consensus arrangement because it saves costs and reduces…

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“APC has done nothing to win 2023 elections” – Sen. Rufa’i Hanga

The founder and former National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, (CPC), and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Senator Rufa’i Hanga, has said that the APC has done nothing to win the 2023 Elections. The APC Chieftain, who stated this in an interview he granted at the weekend,  accused the All Progressives Congress, (APC), of instead planning to rig the election. According to him, “APC has done nothing to win 2023 election; what they are planning is to rig. Rigging doesn’t take place during Election…

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APC grants waivers to new members

…Returning executives to contest Congresses The All Progressives Congress, (APC), has released the approved schedule of activities and guidelines for the conduct of its nationwide ward congresses scheduled for July 31. The approved schedule was contained in a statement issued by the National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, (CECPC), Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, yesterday in Abuja. He said the party had, however, granted waivers to new members and returning executives to contest congresses. According to Akpanudoedehe, the purchase of nomination forms for Ward, Local Government and Area Councils…

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APC Group Lauds Buhari’s Fight Against Corruption

By Godwin Amunde A voluntary think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said the President Muhammad Buhari-led administration assumed office in 2015 with the fight against corruption as one of its priorities while building on the President’s lifelong reputation for integrity and incorruptibility. The group also revealed that since 2015, the Buhari-led administration has spearheaded several reforms in line with the commitment to freeing the country from the clutches of corruption, which has stunted sustainable growth and development, and undermined the country and its citizens in many ways.…

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Buhari presents APC flags to Ayade, Matawalle

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the Governors of Cross River and Zamfara States, Ben Ayade and Bello Matawalle, respectively, who recently left the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress, (APC), congratulating them for having the courage to leave their “constituencies”. The APC new entrants were accompanied to the event by the Chairman Caretaker Committee of the Party and Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, Kebbi State governor, Atiku Bagudu, who is Chairman of Progressives Governors Forum, and Governor Muhammed Badaru Abubakar, of Jigawa State. According to a…

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