‘Buni has become albatross to APC, he must go immediately’ – Festus Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has declared that the Supreme Court has just weaponised all those that would be aggrieved by the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Congresses to proceed to court to challenge the competence of the Buni-led CECPC, saying he must go immediately. Recall that the Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the case brought by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, against the election of Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu. The apex court in Abuja, by a narrow split decision, held…

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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 is back to life’, Says Buhari

…Approves review of Party’s timetable, CECPC timeline President Muhammadu Buhari has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been revived, energised and repositioned for its national convention and future elections. The president stated this at a meeting with members of the National Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), led by Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, in Abuja, yesterday. The president said the fortunes of the Party had been brightened by the re-organisation and reconciliation of members across the Party, saying “with the work done by the committee the party has bounced back…

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Don’t admit Fani-Kayode into APC, PGF DG warns Buni

By Godwin Amunde The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum, (PGF) – the umbrella body of all governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC) – Dr. Salihu Lukman has cautioned the leadership of the APC against admitting former Aviation minister and chieftain of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) Femi Fani Kayode into the party. Lukman issued the warning in a statement titled “APC: Reminder about Our Values,” released to newsmen in Abuja, on Tuesday. The PGF DG described as disturbing, the circulation of…

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“Under my watch, no strong man will control APC” ― Gov. Buni

Yobe State governor and chairman, All Progressives Congress, (APC) Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, has said that the vision of his team is to build a party where no strong individual would be in control of its structures and party organs. He gave the commitment yesterday, while speaking at the 2020 Annual Conference of the APC Press Corps, which was held at Valencia Hotel, Abuja. Represented by the Secretary of his CEPC, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, Gov. Buni maintained that the scheduled membership registration, revalidation and…

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