Edo guber: Akpata, Okpebholo pick LP, APC tickets 

February 24, 2024 Patrick Ahanor 0

Senator Monday Okpebholo has been declared winner of the Edo state All Progressives Congress (APC) primary, and would fly the party’s flag at the September 21, 2024 governorship election. This was just as a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Barr Olumide Akpata, emerged candidate of the Labour Party (LP) primary election held on Friday. Akpata polled 316 Read More

Edo 2024: Fresh APC primary produces governorship candidate

February 23, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Sen. Monday Okpebholo, representing Edo Central at the National Assembly, has emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for the Sept. 21 governorship election in Edo. Gov. Bassey Otu of Cross River, who is the chairman of the APC supplementary primary election, declared Sen. Okpebholo winner of the election on Friday in Benin. Otu said that the Read More

Breaking: APC ‘makes u-turn on Edo governorship primary’

February 21, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The National Working Committee, (NWC), of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), has declared the Saturday governorship primary election in Edo State inconclusive. The decision followed the controversy that trailed the poll which produced about three different candidates for the September 21 gubernatorial election. Blueprint reports that while Governor Hope Uzodinma, Chairman of the Electoral Committee of the primary election Read More

Breaking: Protest rocks APC secretariat

February 19, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Some angry youths and women on Monday took over the All Progressives Congress Secretariat along Airport Road in Benin City, Edo State as they demanded the sack of the state executive members led by acting Chairman, Jarret Tenebe. Led by the Youth leader of the party, Tony Adun popularly known as Kabaka, the angry protesters forced their way into the Read More

Nobody can challenge us in 2027, Wike boasts

February 18, 2024 Blueprint News 0

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday, expressed confidence that his political camp would defeat any opposition in the 2027 elections. The former Rivers State Governor who has been in a face-off with his successor, Siminalayi Fubara, stated this during a thanksgiving service by a federal lawmaker, Senator Barinada Mpigi in Koroma, Tai Local Government Area Read More

Edo 2024: Confusion as 2 APC governorship candidates emerge 

February 17, 2024 Patrick Ahanor 0

Confusion has trailed the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for the Edo state September 21, 2024 governorship election, following the emergence of two candidates from the exercise which held in Benin. In the result earlier announced by Hope Uzodinma, Imo state governor and Chairman of the primary election committee, declared a House of Representatives member Hon. Dennis Idahosa as Read More

Breaking: Thugs invade Edo APC governorship primary venue

February 17, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Armed thugs have invaded Lushville Hotel and Suites, Gapiona Avenue, Government Reservation Area (GRA), Benin, the collation centre of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the governorship direct primary election. They disrupted the collation exercise and attacked some stakeholders, leaving many journalists injured and their equipment destroyed. At the time of the invasion, the collation officers were on break, according Read More

Breaking: Another Edo 2024 governorship aspirant quits

February 17, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Lucky Imasuen, a former deputy governor of Edo State, has pulled out of the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship primaries in the state. Imasuen said he withdrew from race because the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, zoned the ticket to Edo Central Senatorial district. In a letter, Imasuen said: “I have come to the conclusion that since members of our Read More

Edo governorship election: 12 APC aspirants cross screening hurdles

February 10, 2024 Blueprint News 0

Ahead of the February 17 shadow election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, its National Gubernatorial Aspirants Screening Committee has cleared all the 12 governorship aspirants for its ticket for the September governorship poll. The Prof. Taoheed Abdul Adedoja-led seven-man committee on Friday night after a two-day screening exercise gave all the aspirants a clean bill to Read More

APC governors meet, fail to honour Akeredolu 2-week after death

January 12, 2024 Bode Olagoke 0

The Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has held its first meeting two weeks after the death of governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state. The former Ondo state governor died in December 27, 2023 after a serious ailment. The Forum, however, failed to honour or pay a condolences visit to the family of Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court reserves judgment in PDP, APC’s appeal against Otti’s election

January 10, 2024 Admin III 0

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, reserved judgment in the appeals brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) and their governorship candidates against the election of Governor Alex Otti of Abia State. The five-member panel of Justices of the apex court reserved judgment to a date that will be communicated to parties after the adoption Read More

APC drags Aregbesola to court for floating parallel party

January 9, 2024 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has dragged former Osun state governor and immediate past interior minister, Rauf Aregbesola, to court for floating a parallel party. The plaintiff asked the Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo to declare that Aregbesola cannot validly lead suspended members of the party and other persons associating with them to launch a political factional and parallel Read More

Doguwa’s Appeal Court victory well deserve, Ganduje congratulates ex-House Leader

December 20, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has described the victory of the Chairman Northern Hosue of Representatives Caucus Alhassan Ado Doguwa at the Appeal Court as an affirmation of the people’s mandate.  Ganduje in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Edwin Olofu, said the judgement confirmed that the good people of Read More

Breaking: Twist as APC, SDP members join Fubara’s PDP

December 11, 2023 Admin III 0

In a surprising twist, several key figures from other parties have announced their defection to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers State after a massive defection from PDP to the APC. Leading the charge were Patricia Ogbonnaya, the deputy governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the 2023 election, and Karibo Wilson, a former Ahoada-West Chairman and Read More

Breaking: River assembly lawmakers move to APC en mass

December 11, 2023 Admin III 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 Admin III 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: APC dissolves Rivers excos, sets up caretaker committee

November 22, 2023 Admin III 0

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the dissolution of the executive of the Rivers state chapter of the party. The Abdullahi Ganduje-led NWC also disclosed that a caretaker committee that will oversee the conduct of a congress to elect new excos has been put in place. The development came two months after Read More

Breaking: Appeal Court removes Yusuf as Kano governor

November 17, 2023 Admin III 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 Admin III 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