Buhari Receives New APC Members, Gbenga Daniel, Dimeji Bankole

Buhari Receives New APC Members, Gbenga Daniel, Dimeji Bankole         President Muhammadu Buhari has received newly defected All Progressives Congress (APC) members, Dimeji Bankole and former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel at the State House. They were accompanied by the Governor of Yobe State who is also the Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the APC, Jigawa, and Kebbi State governors who presented them as new members of the party to President Buhari on Monday. Gbenga Daniel was governor of Ogun State from 2003 to…

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I Have No Interest In Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition – Fayose

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I Have No Interest In Tinubu’s 2023 Presidential Ambition – Fayose           Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, on Wednesday, said he has no interest in the rumoured presidential ambition of All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Bola Tinubu, in 2023. Fayose, however, dismissed any personal relationship with Tinubu, adding that he has not met or spoken with the former Lagos State governor in years. “Bola Tinubu is a leader in the West. It is a statement of fact,” Fayose told The Punch. “I have never…

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Former Ogun Governor Gbenga Daniel Set to Join APC

Gbenga Daniel

Former Ogun Governor Gbenga Daniel Set to Join APC         Former Ogun Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel is set to join the ruling party, the All Progressive Congress (APC). Recall that the former governor served as campaign manager of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in 2019 Abubakar Atiku. In a statement, Daniel apologised to his former party for the short notice, stating that his support for Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, was a pointer. Gbenga Daniel explained that the decision took a speedy curve after a…

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David Mark’s Daughter Joins APC

David Mark’s Daughter

David Mark’s Daughter Joins APC         Former Senate President, David Mark’s daughter and member representing Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Constituency of Benue, Hon. Blessing Onuh, has joined the All Progressives Congress (APC). She dumped the All Progressive Grand Alliance(APGA) for APC. The member representing Bauchi Federal Constituency, Hon. Yakubu Abdullahi, also dumped the People’s Redemption Party (PRP) for the APC. In two separate letters read by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, the two lawmakers said they were leaving the platforms that sponsored their elections due to crisis at all levels of…

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Orji Kalu Revalidates Membership of APC

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Orji Kalu Revalidates Membership of APC         Senate Chief Whip and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu, Monday, revalidated his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The revalidation exercise was carried out at Senator Orji Kalu’s Igbere Ward A, in Bende Local Government Area of the State and was witnessed by the Abia APC National Registration and Revalidation committee, chaired by Ambassador Bala Mohammed Maigairi. The State, Local government, and ward executives members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were also on ground during…

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Tinubu Endorses Bisi Akande’s Criticism of APC Leadership

Criticism

Tinubu Endorses Bisi Akande’s Criticism of APC Leadership         The All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Bola Tinubu, says he cannot oppose the criticism of the party by former interim APC national chairman, Bisi Akande. The ex-Osun Governor had described the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise as wasteful. Akande also condemned the constitution of a party Caretaker and Convention Planning Committee. On Saturday, Tinubu said he could not fault his ally’s position. The former Lagos Governor spoke to reporters at his Ikoyi residence after revalidating his membership…

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APC Express Sadness over Death of Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo

Fausat Gbadebo

APC Express Sadness over Death of Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo         The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed sadness over the death of Lagos East Senatorial Woman Leader, Fausat Gbadebo. Gbadebo, 68, passed away during an undisclosed illness. She was the first Executive Chairman of Ijede Local Council Development Area (LCDA). Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, Lagos APC Woman Leader, paid a condolence visit to the family at Ijede in Ikorodu on Saturday. She said the deceased was a politician loyal and dedicated to the party. Okoya-Thomas recalled that Gbadebo…

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APC Postpones Membership Registration

APC Postpones Membership Registration

APC Postpones Membership Registration         The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the postponement of the proposed nationwide membership registration and revalidation exercise slated to hold on Monday. This was contained in a statement signed by the Secretary of the Caretaker/National Convention Planning Committee of the party, Senator John Akpanudoedehe in Abuja, on Saturday. The statement said the exercise has been put on hold till further notice. “We sincerely apologise on the postponement of the proposed All Progressives Congress party registration which was scheduled to take place…

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US Election: Top Republicans Congratulate Biden

Prophecy on Biden’s Confirmation

US Election: Top Republicans Congratulate Biden       One day after the Electoral College affirmed Joe Biden as US president-elect, the top Republican in Congress broke weeks of election silence Tuesday and sent a sober message to a defiant President Donald Trump: it’s over. For more than a month Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had refused to recognize Biden, his former longtime Senate colleague, as the winner of the November 3 contest, arguing that the process would take time to play out. But as Trump’s unprecedented bid to overturn the results crashed…

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Lagos Bye-Elections: Movement To Be Restricted On Saturday

Movement To Be Restricted

Lagos Bye-Elections: Movement To Be Restricted On Saturday         The Lagos State Police Command has ordered the restriction of movement between 6 am and 6pm on Saturday, December 5, ahead of the bye-elections into the Lagos East Senatorial and Kosofe 11 Constituency. The State Commissioner of Police, CP Hakeem Odumosu, made the announcement on Thursday while deliberating on strategies put in place by the election monitoring officers deployed from the Force Headquarters in Abuja. Odumosu reiterated that there will not be vehicular and pedestrian movement in and…

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