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Why Buhari, APC should give Southwest 2023 presidential ticket – Senate President, Lawan

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, has called for power shift to South-west in 2023. He said this would best honour late Chief MKO Abiola and advised President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure this. Lawan stated this on Saturday in Yola, Adamawa State, in an interview with journalists. “The...

Candidates approved by APC For leadership positions

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has released a list of candidates the party is supporting to emerge as leaders of the ninth National Assembly. The party made its decision known at the end of its National Working Committee (NWC) emergency meetings held on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 of...

Nigeria election: Buhari defeated Atiku without manipulation – APC NWC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari won the 2019 Nigeria presidential election without advantage to himself. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, said this in a statement on Wednesday. He also said that despite some 2019 election losses recorded in some states, the...

2019 election: Full text of fresh allegations against PDP by Federal Govt

The Federal Government on Monday, accused the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of having concluded measures to discredit the upcoming general elections in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the claim in a press conference in Abuja on Monday. Here is full text of...

I’m not a bad loser! Okorocha replies APC

Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, has taken exception to the remark of the Acting Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, who described him as a bad loser in politics. Issa-Onilu, had in a statement on Thursday, described some APC governors including Okorocha as bad losers in...

How Aisha Buhari, APC govs moved against Oshiomhole

Aisha Buhari, wife of the President, has purportedly stopped Adams Oshiomhole, All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman, from accessing the President’s residence in the Aso Villa, Abuja. Aisha was said to have insisted that Oshiomhole should rather hold meetings with her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, in his office. The development may...

Edo APC aspirants protest automatic tickets

Aspirants, seeking the APC tickets for legislative positions in Edo State on Thursday protested against an alleged plot by the state APC to grant the incumbent lawmakers automatic tickets for the 2019 elections. Spokesman for the aggrieved aspirants, Adaeze Imafidon, told journalists at the APC screening, which started in Abuja...

APC finally agrees with direct, indirect primaries

The All Progressives Congress has granted the demand of state governors that each state chapter of the party be allowed to choose the mode of primaries to pick candidates for the 2019 elections. The decision was reached after a three-hour meeting between the APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, and the...

I’ll not step down — Saraki tackles APC

The senate president, Bukola Saraki, has said he will not step down from the senate presidency until he runs his term out. He also said the All Progressives Congress (APC) would not remove him as senate president as it does not possess the number to force him out of office,...
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Nigeria already having benefits of Buhari’s visit to China- APC

The United Kingdom chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhamnadu Buhari’s recent official visit to China is already yielding positive results for Nigerians. Mr Ade Omole, leader of the chapter, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. He said that the President deserved commendation. He...

2019: APC has no viable opposition, says Lai Mohammed

The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC), would win the 2019 general elections as there is no viable opposition to the party. The minister stated this while fielding questions from newsmen in Benin on Saturday, where he chaired the ...

Atiku’s rented crowd behind crisis, says APC

THe All Progressives Congress has alleged that the crisis that occurred Thursday at the National Secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party while the former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, submitted his nomination form was caused by the crowd he rented. APC further exonerated itself from the accusation of being behind...

Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement wants APC to reduce cost of forms

The Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement has appealed to the All Progreasives Congress (APC) to reduce the cost of its nomination forms to enable youths participate in 2019 elections. One of the Conveners of the Movement, Mr Samson Itodo, made the call at the Public Dialogue with Political Parties on Youth Candidacy and...

Ogun West, Ogun East APC unveil consensus governorship candidates

Two geo-political blocs in Ogun state in the All Progressives Congress (APC) today unveiled their consensus aspirants for the governorship position. While Ogun-West Senatorial District picked Abdulkabir Akinlade, a member of the House of Representatives, Ogun East, comprising nine local governments of Ijebu and Remo divisions announced it was...

2019 elections: Katsina State APC adopts indirect primaries, supports Buhari, Masari’s re-election

The Katsina State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has adopted indirect primaries for electing its candidates for the various offices during the 2019 General Elections. Gov. Aminu Masari disclosed this at APC stakeholders’ meeting on Thursday in Katsina. Masari said the stakeholders were invited to the meeting for them...

APC Kaduna adopts indirect primaries, as Sani, Saleh kick

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Kaduna State chapter, on Thursday adopted indirect primaries in selecting candidates for the 2019 general election. The decision was however rejected by Senators Shehu Sani and Sani Saleh, who said they were not part of the decision to go for indirect primaries. Both Sani and Saleh...

Osinbajo, Oshiomhole, others storm Osogbo for APC mega rally

Ahead of the Sept. 22 governorship election in Osun, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Mr Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday stormed Osogbo to flag-off the party’s campaign. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the APC national leader, Gov. Rauf Aregbesola,...

APC reduces presidential, gov forms to N45m, N22.5m

The All Progressives Congress will today (Wednesday) begin the sale of expression of interest and nomination forms to its aspirants for the 2019 elections. The APC, in a statement on Tuesday, said that during the sale of the forms, which would end on September 10, a presidential aspirant would pay...

How Saraki plots to zone governorship to Kwara Central

Investigations have emerged that some acclaimed elders of the All Progressives, (APC), sponsored by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, have concluded arrangements to lobby the national leadership of the party to zone the governorship ticket to Kwara Central Senatorial District. According to a source who pleaded anonymity,  confided in...

Akeredolu reacts to APC’s direct presidential primaries

Governorof Ondo State on Friday reacted to the decision of the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress on direct primaries for presidential elections and indirect for governorship and other positions. The governor vouched his support as he stood by the decision of the NEC as regards the development. It...

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