Kwali to host Jehovah’s Witnesses 2023 convention

June 23, 2023 Patrick Andrew, 0

After a three-year pandemic pause, the annual regional convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses will resume at the Kwali Assembly Hall, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with the theme ”Exercise Patience!”. A release signed by the Regional Convention spokesman, Folarin Odebode, said beginning August 11, 2023, the Witnesses will resume in-person gathering for the first time since 2019. Odebode recalled that as Read More

13 jostle for NGE positions at Owerri biennial convention

No fewer than 13 editors will stand election for various positions at the 2023 national biennial convention of the Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE) holding in Owerri, the Imo state capital, holding on Friday. The list of contestants includes Eze Anaba of Vanguard Newspaper and Bolaji Adebiyi of Western Post, both of whom are contesting for NGE president. Secretary of Read More

National Convention: APC unveils official hashtag, affirms party unity, readiness

March 25, 2022 Editor 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee for the All Progressives Congress (APC) 2022 National Convention, has unveiled the official hastag to be used on social media platforms for the coverage of the party’s National Convention. The convention is scheduled for Saturday March 26, 2022. The chosen hashtag is #TheAPCNationalConvention. While unveiling the hashtag during Read More

Convention: PDP mocks APC, says party plagued by cabal war

February 23, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the inability of the ruling the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct a routine national convention was an indication that the party is plagued by cabal war. Consequently, PDP said the party is ineligible to contest the 2023 general elections. In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba, Tuesday the party Read More

Convention: APC’s bumpy road to 2023

February 4, 2022 Admin III 0

The myriad of challenges that has characterised the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) leading up to its February 26 Convention with one year to the 2023 general elections calls for concern; KEHINDE OSASONA writes. The party’s legal battles Before now, several judicial efforts to rid the national secretariat of the party in Abuja of Governor Mai Mala Buni and his committee members Read More

Convention: Jitters as race for APC chair, soul heats up

December 31, 2021 Admin III 0

After a series of postponements amidst power games, the much-anticipatedConvention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got a datelast month; who does the cap fit? KEHINDE OSASONA asks in this report. Any threats? As the February 2022 date slated for the nationalconvention of the All Progressives Congress draws near, there arefears from different quarters that with the array of politicalbigwigs Read More

NAPS annual convention to hold Nov. 26

November 16, 2021 Ayoni M. Agbabiaka 0

The National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) has said that its 2021 National Unity Convention will hold in Abuja, between November 26 and 28. The planning committee chairman, Comrade Salahudeen A. Lukman ,in a statement Monday said, “This year convention holding in Abuja for the first time in the history of over two decades of existence of NAPS is not Read More

United Apostolic Church holds 56th annual convention in Akure

November 11, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The ancient city of Akure, the Ondo state capital is gearing up to play host to hundreds of thousands of worshippers from across the world as they are expected to converge for the 56th annual convention of the United Apostolic Church of Christ (UACC) Worldwide. The programme, which kicks off Monday, 15th will last through Sunday 21st November,2021. The church Read More

Oyo APC crisis: Buni gives stakeholders one-week to reach consensus

November 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has given stakeholders in Oyo state chapter one-week to reach agreement within themselves and report back to the leadership. The Oyo chapter had been thrown into crisis over the recent APC state congress which the national secretariat earlier postponed. The leadership of the party after a meeting with stakeholders from Read More

PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

Enugu APC chairman mocks PDP over pledge to rescue Nigeria

October 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The newly elected Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adolphus Udeh has mocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its pledge to rescue Nigeria. According to Udeh, before rescuing Nigeria, PDP should first account for the uncountable underdevelopment obstacles the party embedded in the system,   prior to their exit from power in 2015. In a press Read More

2023: Anyim declares for Presidency

Former Secretary to Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim, has finally declared his intention to contest for the post of President come 2023. Anyim made his intentions known while speaking to Journalists on Saturday. Anyim, a former Senate President, noted that he would contest for the presidency under the Umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party not minding where it would be Read More

APC congresses: Why reconciliation may fail ahead national convention – Concerned stakeholders

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Concerned Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have described as embarrassing, the wave of crisis trailing Saturday’s conduct of state congresses of the party, asking the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to ensure there is rectitude in party administration before any reconciliation of aggrieved forces. They said despite feeble attempts at troubleshooting by the Sen. Abdullahi Adamu-led Read More

Breaking: PDP top shot quits, joins APC

October 19, 2021 Yusuf A Yusuf, Damaturu 0

The deputy state Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yobe state, Alhaji Umaru Amale, the party’s assistant state secretary Ahmadu Biriri and others on Tuesday defected to All Progressives Congress (APC). Receiving former PDP officials in Damaturu, the state Governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention, Mai Mala Buni, said they should be part of the movement to salvage Read More

2023: APC backs Senate’s decision on direct primaries

October 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed support for Senate amendments to the Electoral Act which mandates political parties to elect their candidates through direct primaries mode. In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja, by the APC’s acti g national secretary John James Akpanudoedehe, asked Nigerians to ignore the the soundbites from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which vehemently Read More

Amidst zoning controversy, PDP set to decide Mark, Makarfi, Ayu’s fate

October 12, 2021 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

Former President of thwe Senate, David Mark, former governor of Kaduna state, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Deputy National Chairman North, Senator Suleiman Nazif and others aspiring for the National Chairman of the party will know their fate today as the Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri’s 20-man committee meet pick a consensus candidate. Also, a former President of Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Buni’s unassuming leadership reason for massive defection into APC – Akume

October 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of special duties and inter-governmental affairs, Senator George Akume, has commended the current leadership of All the Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee under governor Mai Mala Buni. The former governor said Buni’s unassuming leadership has reunited the party and also responsible for the recent massive defection into the APC from opposition party. In a congratulatory Read More

Independence: Let’s eschew do-or-die politics, APC tells PDP, others

September 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to building a solid foundation that will stand the test of time, institute good governance and service delivery, even as the country marks 61-year independence anniversary. The ruling party, however, called on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other opposition political parties to eschew politics of do-or- Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

APC national chair: Ex-Borno gov, Modu Sheriff, begins campaign, lobbies APC govs

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) planned national convention expected to hold before the end of the year, former Borno state governor, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff has embarked on state wide campaign, even as efforts are intensified to secure the support of the party’s serving governors. Aside Modu Sheriff, other national chairmanship aspirants include; former Gombe state governor, Senator Read More

Taiwan trade council to host expo in Abuja

September 9, 2021 Admin III 0

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is set to host its 2021 exhibition in Abuja between September 14 and 16, 2021. This was disclosed in an official statement on their social media accounts on Thursday. The statement reads; “The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) invites you to visit the Taiwan Delegation at the Halal Expo Nigeria from Tuesday Read More

FG introduces policy on food, nutrition, okays ratification of ILO Convention on occupational safety

September 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the country’s national policy on food and nutrition. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said following the approval of the new policy, there would be Read More

Court cases: APC compiling names for NEC’s sanction – CECPC

September 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) said it has started compiling the lists of party members in court, with a view to securing the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) ratification for their sanction. The ruling party’s leadership also declared that it won’t recognise any parallel congress at the just concluded nationwide local Read More

APC: Asaba court neither sacked me nor stopped LG congress – Buni

September 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Caretaker Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni, has said that neither the party nor him is restrained from conducting the nationwide local council congresses by the Asaba High Court of Justice. Some members of the party had dragged the party to court in Delta state. But Buni in a statement Thursday Read More