Breaking: River assembly lawmakers move to APC en mass

December 11, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Up to 26 members of the Rivers State House of Assembly, loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, have dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The lawmakers, including the factional Speaker, Rt. Hon. Matthew Amaewhule, announced their defection, in a letter read on the floor of the Assembly Read More

Inauguration: Don’t bother coming to Abuja, APC tells standing committee members

December 4, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed the inauguration of its standing committees on Establishment, Finance, Publicity, Inter-Governmental, Conflict and Resolutions earlier slated for Wednesday, December 6. The APC National Publicity Secretary, Felix Morka said this on Monday in Abuja when he briefed reporters on the outcome of the meeting of the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) in Abuja. He Read More

Breaking: Appeal Court removes Yusuf as Kano governor

November 17, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has sacked Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State. The panel upheld the verdict of the tribunal led by Justice Oluyemi Akintan Osadebay which sacked Yusuf on September 20, 2023. The lower court had declared 165,663 votes of Yusuf, who contested under the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), invalid on the grounds that Read More

Yobe assembly: 1 out of 2 PDP members joins APC

November 16, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor, Mai Mala Buni, Thursday, received Hon. Lawan Musa Majakura, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) elected member in the state House of Assembly who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). While receiving the decampee, the governor described Majakura as a young and vibrant politician with huge potentials. “Politics is about service to the people. l am impressed Read More

Breaking: Appeal Court reveals judgement day for Abba Yusuf’s petition in Kano governorship election

November 16, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Appeal Court sitting in Abuja has fixed Friday, November 17, 2023 for judgement in the appeal filed by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) against the verdict of the Kano State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal, which declared the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, as the rightful winner of the March 18 Read More

Imo/Kogi guber polls: Ganduje congratulates Uzodimma, Ododo’s victory

November 13, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has congratulated Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state over his re-election in the Saturday off-cycle governorship poll in the state. Ganduje also expressed happiness with the overwhelming support exhibited by the electorates in Kogi state in electing Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo in the state governorship poll. Read More

Breaking: Former NNPP national chairman, Kaduna governorship candidate join APC

October 31, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

A former national chairman of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Rufai Ahmed Alkali, and the candidate of the party, Senator Sulaiman Othman Hunkuyi, in the March 18, 2023 governorship election in Kaduna State, have defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). National chairman of the APC, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, received them into the party, on Tuesday. Read More

Tribunal upholds Fintiri’s election as Adamawa governor

October 28, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Adamawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Yola on Saturday affirmed the election of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri. The tribunal dismissed the petition filed against Fintiri’s election by the All Progressives Congress, (APC), and its candidate, Aishatu Ahmed Dahiru (Binani). Chairman of the three-man panel, Justice Theodora Obi Uloho, said the petitioners failed to establish their allegations of non-compliance Read More

Jaji hails Supreme Court affirmation of President Tinubu

October 27, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Member Representing Kaura Namoda/Birnin Magaji Federal Constituency of Zamfara State, Rt. Hon Aminu Sani Jaji has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his affirmation by the Supreme Court as the winner of the Febuary 2023 presidential election. In a statement issued on Friday in Abuja, by his media office, Jaji hailed the Supreme Court for defending the votes and mandate Read More

No Sylva, APC as INEC releases candidates’ list for Bayelsa governorship election

October 25, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released amended lists of candidates for Bayelsa and Imo governorship elections. According to the amended list uploaded on the commission’s website on Tuesday, the names of Timipre Sylva and his ruining mate, Joshua Maciver of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were not included for the Bayelsa election. The list was signed by the Read More

Breaking: Tonto Dikeh joins APC

October 23, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Actress Tonto Dikeh has officially decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). She left the opposition African Democratic Congress (ADC) for the governing APC. Dike was the deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Rivers State for the 2023 election. The actress will be officially unveiled by the APC National Women Leader, Dr Mary Alile, on Read More

NASS seats: Imo LP, PDP urge Appeal Court, NJC to save them from APC

October 12, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Members of the Labour Party (LP) and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State have pleaded with the President of the Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem, to save them from the alleged plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to pressure the appellate court to declare its candidates winners of all the House of Representatives seats in Read More

How Tribunal dismissed APC, SDP petitions, affirmed Oborevwori as Delta governor

September 29, 2023 Content Administrator II 0

The Delta Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba has affirmed Gov. Sheriff Oborevwori of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the duly elected governor of Delta. The three-member panel of judges led by Justice C. H Ahuchaogu in a very crucial verdict ruled that Omo-Agege’s petition lacked merit and stood dismissed. Chief Ovie Omo-Agege, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Read More

Nasarawa tribunal: APC’s scores short-changed – Witnesses

August 25, 2023 Mohammed Yangida 0

Seven witnesses testified before the governorship election petitions tribunal that the scores of APC were shortchanged in the March 18th governorship election in Nasarawa state. The witnesses who hail from Keffi and Nasarawa local government areas gave the testimonies when they appeared before the tribunal sitting in Lafia on Friday. The respondent witnesses from Nasarawa LGA were: Habibu Ahmad Sarki Read More

Media attacks on Gbajabiamila targeted at derailing Tinubu’s ‘Renewed Hope Agenda’ — EYL

August 15, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Ethnic Youth Leaders (EYL) have said that unscrupulous political elite who are hell-bent on derailing President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s ‘Renewed Hope’ agenda were behind the deliberate media attacks on his Chief of Staff, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, and other key government appointees. Recall that last week Thursday, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, Segun Sowunmi, had Read More

Be cautious, APC

July 26, 2023 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

The recent movements in the top national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has created vacancies and opened a discourse on an apparent rush to appoint or elect a new national chairman and secretary for the party. Understandably, the apparent rush was informed by concern to fill the vacuums created by the resignation of the previous occupants of the Read More

Obey court order stopping Beke as Rivers APC chair, Efrebo tells Adamu

July 12, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the Abdullahi Adamu-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the party to recongnise Omiete Efrebo as the party’s acting chairman in line with the court order to that effect. It also expressed its angst with the decision to recognise the suspended Emeka Beke as the state’s party chairman Read More

Don’t give looters soft-landing, APC stalwart advises Tinubu

July 7, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

A former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has advised President Bola Ahmed Tinubu not to entertain, harbour or negotiate soft-landing deals with ex-government officials known to have abused their offices by looting the nation’s treasury. Frank gave the admonition in a personally signed press statement he released to journalists in Abuja on Read More

Appointments: Northern APC stakeholders kick against Badaru, others

June 19, 2023 Editor 0

Some stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress in the North under the banner of Northern Progressives Union (NPU) have rejected “any attempt by the immediate past Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Abubakar Badaru, to smuggle himself as the ministerial nominee of the party from the northern states.” In a statement signed on behalf of the group by Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim Read More

APC now shadow of itself under Adamu, Omisore – NWC member

June 16, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Salihu Lukman, has said the party now “is a shadow of itself” under the leadership of Senator Abdullahi Adamu as the National Chairman and Senator Omisore as National Secretary. Lukman, who also the party’s National Vice Chairman in the orth-west zone, accused the duo Read More

At last, Wike speaks on joining APC

June 4, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has dismissed speculations surrounding his alleged intention to defect from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). This clarification comes after Wike, alongside Seyi Makinde and James Ibori, held a meeting with President Bola Tinubu on Friday. The purpose of the meeting was to express their support for Tinubu, who Read More

VIDEO: Watch as Tinubu meets APC governors

June 2, 2023 Admin III 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is currently in a meeting with 19 elected governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a video shared on social media, Tinubu was captured at the venue of the meeting. This is the first of its kind since he assumed office on Monday, May 29, 2023. The President had met with service chiefs on Thursday, Read More