‘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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‘Absence of mobilisation to engage Nigerians exposes APC to opposition’

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Salihu Lukman, has lamented thatone of the big gaps confronting the party which makes it easy for opposition politicians to dent APC and its governments’ is the absence of mobilisation programme to engage Nigerians to take responsibility in responding to challenges facing the country. Lukman said getting Nigerians to take responsibility in their different fields of endevours in responding to challenges facing the country is a critical success factor in terms of producing the change envisioned by the APC and its leadership…

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‘By 2023, APC would have completely wrecked Nigeria’ – NEF spokesman, Baba-Ahmed

The spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has berated the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), over its management of Nigeria, saying that by 2023, the party would have completely wrecked the nation. He stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Monday, lamenting that the next party to take over the helms of leadership in 2023 would have a herculean task of fixing the country. While blaming the political class for the nation’s woes, Baba-Ahmed said the country’s current challenge is not just as a…

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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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‘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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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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Electoral Act Bill: PDP heads to court, insists on electronic transmission of results

…Says APC has murdered democracy…”We have capacity for electronic transmission in remote areas” – INEC The Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), has vowed not allow the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) led National Assembly to “murder democracy” in Nigeria, vowing to head to court to challenge the decision of the senate to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from transmitting election results directly from polling units. Lawmakers in both chambers of the National Assembly had been at loggerheads over electronic transmission of results earlier in the week. The House was…

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