APC inaugurates Caretaker,Extraordinary convention committee

All Progressives Congress (APC) has inaugurated Caretaker and an Extraordinary Convention Committee that would organize and spearhead the election of the new leadership of the party. The inauguration, which took place at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja, was Presided over by the Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni who is also the Chairman of the committee. The inauguration event had, in attendance, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state, Chairman North Central Governors’ Forum, and North-central APC Chairman among others. The oath of office and allegiance was administered…

As Oyetola, the troubleshooter begins a new task By Ismail Omipidan

Today, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun, joined his colleagues on the Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the inauguration of the team. The event, which took place at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, was for the governor the beginning of a new vista. While thanking party faithful, leaders, and critical stakeholders of the party for the confidence reposed in them, Mr. Oyetola also appealed to all and sundry to give the committee a chance. He has always succeeded in previous…

BECOMING THE PARTY WE WERE INTENDED TO BE – Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

I wish to begin my remarks by commending members of the National Working Committee. Under their collective stewardship, the party earned great and important victories, not least the vital second mandate handed to President Buhari. President Buhari’s victory, and the overall electoral success of APC speak highly of them. Our task as a party is to build upon the progress thus made so that both nation and party may advance to their better future. Yet, we must acknowledge that something important has gone off track. For some months we have…

BETWEEN AN INGRATE SON AND AN OVERBEARING FATHER – HOW IT ENDED IN EDO By Abdullahi O.Haruna (Haruspice

Nothing wrecks a man than obstinate push for vengeance, the desire to have your pound of flesh is an open embrace to your end, that way, your imminent waterloo is assured. Even the scriptures admonished us into leaving vengeance to God. In African Night Entertainment, a book authored by late cerebral word lord, Cyprian Ekwensi, we saw how the quest for vengeance wrecked the promising life of Abubakar, the protagonist of the storyline. He was cheated of his heartthrob and went wide and wild in search of revenge- he got…

Buhari affirmes Ize-Iyamu’s candidacy ,as NEC dissolves APC NWC

The National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress presided over by President Buhari, has affirmed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu’s emergence as the party’s candidate in Edo state ,President also directed the immediate submission of his name to INEC in compliance with electoral guidelines. This was also as the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been dissolved by the National Executive Committee of the ruling party. NEC , to avoid complication,further directed all party members and stakeholders alike to withdraw all court cases and commit to…

Why we are at APC National secretariat – Police ​

Nigeria Police Force has said that the  deployment of its personnel to APC National Secretariat was a proactive move by the Force to maintain peace and ensure there is no breakdown of law and order at the Secretariat. Personnel of the Nigeria Police Force were deployed to the National Secretariat of the All Progressive Congress, located at Blantyre Crescent, Wuse II, Abuja.   Police statec that the presence of police personnel at the Secretariat was not to seal-up the Complex as has been reported in some quarters but rather to…

Akeredolu fires all his Deputy’s aides

Governor of Ondo state,Rotimi Akeredolu,has terminated the appointments of the aides attached to Agboola Ajayi, his deputy. This came after Akeredolu approved the sack of Allen Sowore, spokesman of Ajayi. Akeredolu and Ajayi have been having a running battle which finally led to the resignation of the Deputy Governor from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ajayi had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he has indicated interest to run against the governor in October. The affected aides are Olomu Bayo, special assistant, special duties; Olawale Mukaila, special assistant,…

BREAKING: Ize-Iyamu Emerges Edo APC Governorship Candidate

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, one of the governorship aspirants on the All Progressives Congress platform in Edo State, has emerged winner of the party’s direct primary conducted on Monday. Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee and Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, disclosed this on Monday in Benin, the state capital. Ize-Iyamu polled 27,838 votes, while his closest rival, Dr Pius Odubu, scored 3,776.  Another contestant, Osaro Obaze, polled 2,751 votes. Uzodinma further said that the election was a formality in accordance with the guidelines of the Independent National Electoral Commission…

Abiodun Akinlade: The Unrelenting Trailblazing Performer of Ogun West Extraction By Daniel topology

In one of his words that has continued to ring the bell of hope to many people is his own term of ‘Representation’. He said and I quote “Representation is not about speaking grammars, passing bills and moving motions but giving hope and putting smiles on the faces of our people” ABIODUN ISIAQ AKINLADE (2015). *”Our world urgently needs leaders that can see the developed versions of our nations in their minds, define the values that make development possible, elect people that model those values and are competent, and hold…

Nigeria bleeding in the hands of people who can’t manage their party – Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has lamented that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government was pushing Nigeria to a state of total destruction, noted that there was no how people who can not manage the affairs of their own party and immediate family will be able to manage the affairs of a country. According to a statement on Sunday, signed by his Spokesperson, Lere Olayinka, the former Governor lamented that the country was bleeding seriously, with democracy being threatened because of the rudderless people making and implementing policies…