News - All Progressives Congress

BREAKING: Wife Of Ex-PDP National Chairman, Maryam Ali, Joins APC

1 day ago /
Politics 

Wife of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Maryam Ali, has joined the All Progressives Congress. Mrs. Ali, who is married to ex-PDP National Chairman, Sen. Ahmadu Ali, renounced her membership of the PDP and declared her allegiance to the APC at a brief ceremony at the...

Obanikoro To Officially Defect To APC

2 days ago /
Politics 

A Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, will be officially defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The politician confirmed this reporters, noting that he would be declaring his defection in Lagos at the weekend. While he is yet to clearly state...

2019 Elections: The Buhari I Know Will Want A Normal Process – Tinubu

2 days ago /
Nation 

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, says President Muhammadu Buhari will not support any form of imposition of candidates within the party. Tinubu said this on Wednesday during an interview with reporters in Akure, the Ondo State capital. He was reacting to the controversies that have accompanied...

PDP Convention: Bode George Asks Makarfi To Resign

2 days ago /
Politics 

Sharp divisions have again emerged in the troubled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with leaders sharply divided ahead of the party’s December 9 convention. Prof. Tunde Adeniran, a chairmanship aspirant, has petitioned the party over the list of the panelists who will conduct the ward delegates’ election, saying they are Uche Secondus’...

Nasarawa PDP Assembly Members Deny Defection News

4 days ago /
Politics 

The members representing the peoples democratic party in the Nassarawa state house of assembly have denied media reports credited to the speaker that they will soon decamp to the All Progressives Congress, APC Spokesman of the two members and house minority leader, Peter Mbucho argued that they have no plans to...

Obaze Rejects Obiano’s Victory In Anambra Governorship Poll

4 days ago /
Politics 

The incumbent Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, who is also the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance coasted home with a landslide victory in Saturday’s Anambra governorship election. Obiano, who won in all the 21 local government areas of the state, floored his arch rivals, Tony Nwoye of the...

APGA’s Obiano Secures Second Term By Overwhelming Victory

5 days ago /
Politics 

Candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance and incumbent Governor of Anambra State,  Willie Obiano has succeeded in his re-election bid after securing a landslide victory over 36 others gunning for his position. The Chief Returning Officer for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra, Professor Zanna Akpagu, declared the governor winner of...

Obiano Wins Anambra Governorship Election

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Willie Obiano winner of the November 18 Anambra state governorship election. Returning officer for the election, Professor Zana Akpagu who declared the results said the incumbent governor defeated his closest contender, Tony Nwoye of...

Buhari Orders Reinstatement Of Obiano’s Security Aides

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Nigeria Police to immediately return Anambra Governor,  Willie Obiano's security aides. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina in a statement on Wednesday, November 15 said Buhari made this order during his visit to Awka, Anambra State. Obiano, while welcoming the...

South East Will ‘Benefit Tremendously’ From 2018 Budget – Buhari

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of the South East that the region will benefit tremendously from the 2018 budget, especially in the area of infrastructure. President Buhari gave the assurance on Wednesday in Awka, the Anambra State capital during a two-day working visit to the region. “I assure you if...

Falana, Ribadu Knock Whistle Blower Policy

1 week ago /
Nation 

Human rights activist, Femi Falana has accused  the Nigerian government of paying lip service to the implementation of the whistle blower policy of its anti-corruption war. Speaking at a summit on harnessing the whistleblowing opportunity in Nigeria, Falana wondered why the policy is not operated in the twenty-two states run by the all progressives...

PDP Asks Obaseki To Stop Blaming ‘Opposition For Failure’

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to stop blaming past administrations and the opposition for his government’s inability to create jobs and settle pensioners. The party also advised the governor to focus more on the business of good governance and address the infrastructural deficiencies in...

Fayose Criticises Buhari For Backing El-Rufai In Sacking Teachers

1 week ago /
Nation 

Governor Ayodele Fayose on Tuesday criticised President Buhari for supporting Governor Nasir El-Rufai in the planned sack of Kaduna teachers who failed the recently conducted competency test in the state. A statement by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Mr Lere Olayinka, said the governor described the President’s...

Senate Recalls Ndume After 90-day Suspension

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Senate has agreed that its former Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume can resume duties on Wednesday, November 15th. The Borno, All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator was placed on suspension, ninety days ago, following the recommendation of the ethics and privileges committee of the Senate headed by Samuel Anyanwu. It will be...

Nwoye Promises To Downsize Workers If Elected As Governor

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Candidate of the All Progressives Congress Party (APC), Tony Nwoye, has given hints on his major plans for the state. He said if elected into office as the governor of the state, he will cut down the size of the civil service in Anambra state, which he says is the...

 

Senate Commiserates With Tinubu Over Son's Death

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The senate has expressed sadness over the death of  Jide Tinubu, son of the national leader of the all progressives congress (APC), Asiwaju bola Ahmed Tinubu, after a brief illness on Wednesday. Senate president, Bukola Saraki, who earlier paid a condolence visit to commiserate with Tinubu in Abuja, in a statement...

Okorocha On Buhari 2019

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governor of Imo State and chairman of the progressives governors forum, Rochas Okorocha says there is no automatic ticket for President Muhammadu Buhari in the race for the 2019 presidential election.  Speaking with state house correspondents after a closed door meeting with the president at the Aso Rock Villa in Abuja,...

Akeredolu Commiserates With Tinubu Over Death Of Son

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has condoled with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, over the death of his son, Babajide Tinubu. The governor described Babajide’s death as painful and unexpected, and a huge loss to the Tinubu family and the larger family of progressives...

Buhari Commiserates With Tinubu Over Son’s Death

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of Jide Tinubu, eldest son of the APC national leader, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu.  President Buhari in a telephone call Wednesday to Asiwaju Tinubu on behalf of the federal government and his family offered his deepest condolences...

APC Leader, Tinubu Loses Son

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has lost one of his sons. The son, Jide, was gathered to have died in the early hours of Wednesday, November 1. Although, details of the death are still sketchy, APC chieftains are already sending condolences to Tinubu over the tragic loss. Speaker, House of...


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