APC Presidential Primary: Southern Middle-Belt leaders laud Buhari

…Congratulate Tinubu The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum (SMBLF) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for staying true to his promise of non-interference in the process of electing the presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, (APC). According to the group, given the president’s earlier reported request to the APC governors to allow him to pick his successor, SMBLF considers the process leading to the emergence of the APC‘s presidential flag bearer as reasonably transparent, fair and credible. The Forum congratulated former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu,…

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2023 APC Flag: Tinubu wins APC presidential primaries landslide, with 1,271 votes

…”You can lick your wounds” – Asiwaju to Lawan Against all odds, the former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday clinched the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 presidential election. Tinubu garnered 1, 271 votes to defeat his closest rival, Rotimi Amaechi who scored 316 while Vice President Yemi Osinbajo came third with 235 votes and is followed by Ahmad Lawan who got 152 votes. There were 13 void votes. Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo garnered 235 votes to come third. Senate…

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2023 APC Flag: Tinubu’s victory ended ‘government of cabals’ — APC chieftain

A leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), and former gubernatorial aspirant in Bauchi, Alh. Al’ameen Muhammad, has congratulated Ahmed Bola Tinubu, who emerged as the party’s flag bearer after a thoroughly contested presidential primary election. Al’ameen, in an issued statement distributed to newsmen in Bauchi yesterday, extolled the qualities of the party’s flag bearer, saying that it is a clear indication that APC is entrenched in the best democratic tenets. He also said that the transparent primary election he contested and won brought an end to cabals in…

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Voting suspended at APC Convention over security concern

Voting was abruptly suspended by the Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the ongoing Special Convention to pick the ruling party’s presidential candidate over security concerns, It was gathered that the move came as unauthrorised persons have reportedly found their way into the Eagle Square. Food hawkers and persons who are not delegates or party agents were seen loitering around the convention ground, despite the tight screening that was put in place at the early stage of the convention. The exercise was put on hold as…

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APC Primary: ‘The best doesn’t have to get the prize’, Says National Chairman

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has urged the 23 presidential aspirants on the platform of the party to voluntarily submit themselves to the outcome of the election. Addressing the party stakeholders in his welcome address, the APC national chairman said the best among the aspirants does not necessarily have to be the ruling party’s presidential candidate in the next general elections. He said:” The best doesn’t have to get the prize. Some of us have passed through that stage before. Aspirants must be…

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2023: APC Elective National Convention: Buhari disowns Lawan, Adamu

…Says “I’ve no anointed candidate” President Muhammadu Buhari has said he has not anointed anyone as consensus presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the party’s presidential primary starting today, Tuesday. Reports had emerged to the effect that the APC National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, announced Ahmad Lawan, who is the Senate President, as the party’s consensus candidate during the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) meeting on Monday, claiming to have done so with the president’s nod. Following the announcement northern APC governors who had backed power shift…

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APC delegates demand Adamu’s resignation

A section of delegates of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) has called on the National Chairman of the party, Senator Abdullahi Adamu. Recall that Adamu had yesterday announced Senate President Ahmad Lawan as the “consensus candidate” ahead of the party’s presidential primary holding today, Tuesday. However, outraged NWC members dismissed the statement as the National Chairman’s personal opinion. Reacting, many said Adamu’s antics showed that he is working over-zealously for “a small cabal, including a few shadowy but influential figures at the Presidency, whose stock in trade is to…

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APC Flag: Tinubu speaks on Lawan’s emergence as Party’s consensus candidate

The Legal Directorate of the Tinubu Campaign Organisation has opened up on the emergence of the announcement by the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s National Chairman, that Senate President, Ahmed Lawan is the Party’s consensus candidate. According to an issued press statement, signed by its Director, Legal Directorate, Babatunde Ogala, “The media is inundated with reports that the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress has unilaterally announced the purported adoption of a certain aspirant the consensus presidential candidate of the APC for the forthcoming presidential election in 2023.…

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Convention: APC presidential primary locks down Abuja

The Central Area of Abuja the federal capital, is practically on a lockdown, with serious traffic congestion along all major roads leading to Eagle Square, the venue of the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention. There was a traffic snarl around Area 10, Wuse 2, and other areas as road users tried to avoid the Ahmadu Bello Way and Shehu Shagari Way leading to the Eagle Square. Although the convention did not commence at 3.00 pm, the city experienced huge traffic, with hotels in most parts of Abuja fully booked.

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APC to proceed with presidential primary without statutory delegates despite court judgment

…’No APC presidential aspirant’s been disqualified’ – Adamu The ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), says it will proceed with its special convention without statutory delegates despite the pronouncement by the Federal High Court in Kano. This is just as its National Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu, has said no presidential aspirant on the party’s platform has been disqualified. Recall that the court, on Friday, held that statutory delegates can participate in the primaries of political parties in accordance with the Nigerian Constitution. The spokesperson of the APC, Felix Morka, told newsmen that…

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