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Tinubu refuses to endorse Ambode, insists on direct primaries

The national leader of All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu and members of the Lagos chapter of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) have refused to endorse Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term. Vanguard reports that the GAC, which is the state’s highest advisory political body headed by Tinubu, rose...

Group protest Tinubu’s ‘political dictate’ in Lagos

Lagos Democracy Advancement Forces, a socio-political group, has said Tinubu, should cease to dictate the political pace of the state. Their statement follow the rift between Tinubu and the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, which has generated so much controversies leading Tinubu in the lookout to replace the governor in the...

Buhari summons Tinubu to save Ambode from ‘disgrace’

In a bid to intervene in the rift between the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and his Godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday reportedly summon Tinubu to Abuja. Tinubu who is also a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, was also a governor of Lagos State,...
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Ambode’s two arivals for Lagos guber race in 2019

  Another strong indication that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, are not in good terms, is the speculation that two new aspirants have emerged. The aspirants, who were former commissioners in the state, Dr Obafemi Hamzat and Jide...

Tinubu cannot get support from North for 2023 Presidency

Chief Ayo Adebanjo, a chieftain of the pan-Yoruba association, Afenifere, has described the 2023 presidency ambition of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, as naive, saying Norther Nigeria will not support him. The 90-year-old statesman also urged the people of the South-West not to allow...

Saraki, Tinubu are only pursuing personal interests– Afenifere

The Yoruba social cultural association under the auspices of Afenifere has described the word wars between the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has a desire to meet their personal interests, but not to bear benefit for...

APC reacts to Saraki’s talk on Tinubu’s 2023 Presidency ambition

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has receive adverse reactions following his comment where he criticised the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaji Bola Tinubu. Saraki had said in his response to Tinubu, titled "The Tinubu Rhetoric: My Response" that the national leader was only supporting President...

Saraki finally replies Tinubu over defection

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has responded to allegations levelled against him by the All Progressives Congress national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that he left the party because he was denied automatic ticket. Saraki reiterated his statement that APC "have done everything to ensure that the basic...

What Tanbuwal said about Tinubu over defection from APC comment

The governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, has reacted to the comment made by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, who said the governor and the Senate President, Bulla Saraki, defected  to the Peoples Democratic Party because they were denied automatic ticket for 2019 election. In...

Tinubu finally speak on defection Saraki, Tambuwal from APC

The denial of the requests by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the Governor of the Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, led to their defection from the All Progressives Congress, national party leader, Bola Tinubu said on Sunday. Tinubu added that APC turned down the duo's wishes for automatic ticket in...

Hold Jonathan, others accountable for Nigeria’s woes, says Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National leader of the All Progressives Congress, has yet criticised the immediate former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and other past civilian administration for the role in grounding the Nigeria's economy. The former Lagos State governor made that statement while giving address as the special guest of...

Tinubu trying to sell rejected APC to Oyo people –PDP

  The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Monday dismissed the speech by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, while welcoming former governor Adebayo Alao-Akala and other defectors to the party on Saturday, as an attempt to sell a rejected party to the...

Tinubu denies emerging running mate for Buhari in 2019

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied being nominated as the running mate to President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election, saying Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, need not replaced. Describing the report which was circulated in some newspapers as "classic...

Tinubu: Unlike PDP, no automatic tickets in APC

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu national leader of the All Progressives Congress has maintained a position contrary to that of Governor Rochas Okorochas of Imo State, that governor forum would had role to play in whoever will emerge as the party flag bearer. Tinubu maintained that APC system of choice must not...

Buhari’s only way to get automatic ticket for 2019— Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress said on Wednesday that President Muhammadu Buhari is not entitled to automatic candidacy in the 2019 presidential election. Tinubu who was at the meeting with the Governor of Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, the Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi and...

What Tinubu discussed in closed-door meeting with Afenifere leader Fasoranti

The Natinoal Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was yesterday in Akure, the capital of Ondo, and held a meeting with leaders of Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba organisation, before he held a closed-door meeting with its leader Pa Reuben Fasoranti. Tinubu who was twice a governor of Lagos State,...

Tinubu opposes APC govs, says Buhari will not get automatic ticket

Contrary to popular vote of on confidence passed on President Muhammadu Buhari by APC governors to rerun presidency in 2019 election, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Aiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday announced that the President would not get automatic ticket but that the party will observe...

Tinubu: No free ticket for Buhari in 2019

Asiwaju Bola Tinibu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, has declared that the party would follow the principle of picking  its flagbearer, President Muhammadu Buhari, as its Presidential candidate, for 2019 election. He also noted that APC had not approved President Buhari as its candidate for the election...

‘I have suffered grave loss’, Tinubu reacts to son’s death

  Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress has reacted to the death of his son Jide, saying he has suffered a grave loss and wished he could bring him back. Jide, aged 37, who was resident in London with wife and three children, died of cardiac...

Tinubu loses first son

Asiwaju Bola Timubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost son. Otunba Henry Ajomale, Lagos APC Chairman, said this in a short statement on Wednesday said: "It’s with regrets that I inform you of the demise of Mr. Jide Tinubu, the Son of Our dear and...

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