APC, Oyetola Appeal Osun Tribunal’s Judgement

The All Progressives Congress (APC) and Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, have asked the Court of Appeal in Abuja to reverse the judgment given by the Osun state election tribunal on March 22nd. The tribunal had declared PDP candidate Ademola Adeleke, winner of the September 28th 2018 governorship election in the state and asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return. In a 39-ground notice of appeal filed by their team of lawyers, led by Wole Olanipekun (SAN), the APC and Oyetola faulted the…

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BREAKING: Senator Shehu Sani Dumps APC

Shehu Sani Following controversies that trailed the primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State, Senator Shehu Sani (Kaduna Central) has resigned from the party, The Cable reports. Sani has been at loggerheads with the Kaduna Governor, Nasir El-Rufai. The lawmaker sent his resignation letter to the chairman of the APC in ward 6, Tudun wada north, Kaduna. “I present to you my highest compliments and wish by this communication to formally offer to you my resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC). “l had joined the APC…

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APC Proposes N55m For Presidential Form

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has proposed N55 million for the nomination and expression of interest forms for its presidential ticket. Also, the national leadership of the ruling party proposed N22.5 million for its governorship ticket. However, the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party has rejected the proposals, as the NWC was asked to go and review the proposition downward. In the proposal, the nomination form for the presidency costs N50 million, while the expression of interest form goes for N5 million. For…

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APC Postpones LG Election Primaries Indefinitely

The Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed indefinitely the much awaited Local government and wards primaries of the party which were aimed to select the party flagbearer for the Local government election scheduled to hold on Saturday, May 12, 2018. Literally, it means that the party’s primaries which were earlier scheduled to hold on Monday, February 19, will no longer hold. Last week, the party had asked all its registered members to, on Monday, converge onwards’ headquarters across the 33 local government areas and…

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APC: Buhari’s absence delays convention

President Muhammadu Buhari’s health has been largely responsible for his party’s inability to hold its mid-term non elective convention. Plans for the convention will begin July 29, the All Progressives Congress (APC) said yesterday. The party has set up a nine-member committee headed by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai to work out a “shared understanding” of what it meant by restructuring as contained in its manifesto to give a clearer understanding of the issue. Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) chairman and Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari who addressed reporters at the…

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APC slams PDP as opposition party plans convention

In spite of the euphoria trailing the restoration of the Ahmed Makarfi-leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the opposition party as a badly-damaged brand. It also cautioned against opposition party members gloating over the state of health of President Muhammadu Buhari. The APC urged Nigerians to hold it accountable for its promise as contained in its manifesto, but appealed for fairness because “a manifesto is not a four-year programme”. In a statement by National Publicity Secretary Bolaji Abdullahi, the party condemned what…

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Northern youths shortlist Atiku, Saraki, Lamido, 6 others as candidates for 2019 presidential election

National Chairman of the Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), Elliot Afiyo, says the group has shortlist 11 politicians from the region that are eligible to contest for the 2019 presidential election. In a statement released yesterday, the group listed former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, ex Gombe state governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Sokoto state governor Aminu Tambuwal, Senator Bala Muhammed and Alhaji Tanimu Turaki, as respectable presidential candidates from the North while other politicians who made the list include Senate President, Bukola Saraki, former Jigawa State governor, Sule Lamido, Kaduna state…

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APC faking defection in South East – Umahi

The All Progressives Congress, (APC) has been celebrating defection of some prominent politicians from the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the South- East to its fold. But the opposition political party in the zone accused the ruling party of faking the defection. The South East- National Vice Chairman of the party, Chief Austin Umahi believed the party arranged the defection. For some time now, the media have been awash with stories of defection of prominent members of your party, the PDP to APC, what exactly in the position of the…

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APC CREATED HATRED AND DISUNITY IN NIGERIA –SULE LAMIDO

About a week ago, former Foreign Affairs minister and immediate past governor of Jigawa state, Alhaji Sule Lamido, met with the 36 states party chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the six zonal National Vice chairmen, to hint them of his 2019 presidential aspiration. By last Sunday, Sunday Sun went on the trail of him. And after two days in his village, in Bamaina, Jigawa State, Lamido in this exclusive interview, the first to be granted any newspaper after his recent release from detention, confirmed what transpired at…

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