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2015: Why APC Would “Not Be Comfortable” With National Election Result – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s main opposition party, APC on Tuesday expressed concern that swathes of voters could be disenfranchised by Boko Haram violence at next year’s elections, undermining the credibility of results. The country’s elections chief conceded last week that a ballot may be impossible in some parts of the northeast worst hit by the violence but it […]

2015: How PDP Governors Should Control Delegates’ Votes In Their States – Jonathan Reveals

President Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said state governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party would continue to dictate what happened in the party until its delegates pattern was changed. The President spoke during a stakeholders interactive session at the Jigawa State Government House shortly after inaugurating the Dutse International Airport. He explained […]

Tinubu tasks stakeholders on education sector’s revival

Vice Chairman of the Committee on Employment, Labour and Productivity, Senator Oluremi Tinubu

Lagos—Senator Oluremi Tinubu, wife of national leader of All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has charged stakeholders in the nation’s education sector to work together to revive it in the collective interest of all. She gave the charge in Lagos shortly after she was invested with African Education Monitor’s Award. She added that the rot […]

BBOG: APC Chieftain Finally Apologizes To #BringBackOurGirls Group Over Wrong Allegation, Releases Statement

Chief Audu Ogbeh of APC

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Audu Ogbeh, has apologised to the leaders of the #BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group for calling them members of the APC. Ogbeh had at a rally organised by former military Head of State and presidential aspirant, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to announce his bid to vie for the presidency […]

Why Atiku should withdraw from presidential race – Group reveals shocking details

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar

Some loyalists of a former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, have asked a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, to withdraw from the presidential race and support the aspiration of Mr. Buhari. The call came on the same day a renowned Islamic Cleric, Sheik Ahmed Gumi, asked the former head of state not to contest the […]

2015: Why I want to govern Kaduna – El Rufai states reasons

2015 ELECTIONS: There Is Nothing Wrong With Muslim/Muslim Ticket -El-Rufai

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Nasir El-Rufai, has said he joined the governorship race in his home state, Kaduna, because of the level of decay there. In a statement on Monday, Mr. El-Rufai, who is running on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, lamented that the state, which used […]

Mimiko lashes Ondo PDP members…says ‘you cannot force me out of this party’


Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Tuesday, lashed out at members of the Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party executive, saying nobody can force him out of the party. It was his first reaction to the contention raised by his defection to the party, particularly as it affects power sharing in the state executive committee. […]

2015: I’m ready to rescue Nigerians from the “harsh policies” of Jonathan’s administration- Nda-Isaiah


A presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah, has pledged to rescue Nigerians from the “harsh policies” of President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. A statement issued by the media office of Nda-Isaiah and made available to our correspondent in Asaba, on Tuesday, said the publisher-turned politician said if he gets […]

Tambuwal keeps Reps in suspence on over defection rumor


Anxiety thickened at the House of Representatives on Tuesday over the suspected moves by the speaker, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, to dump the Peoples Democratic Party. The issue featured in most hushed discussions among members in Abuja, barely 24 hours after Tambuwal attended an All Progressives Congress meeting in his Sokoto home state on Sunday. The […]

Dokubo-Asari and $9.3m arms deal: APC writes an open letter to Jonathan


The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday wrote a letter to President Goodluck Jonathan alleging threats to its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, by the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Mujahid Dokubo-Asari. In the letter which was signed by its National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni, the APC said Dokubo-Asari’s threat was contained […]


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