2019 election: Two mistakes APC leaders must not make – Gov Shettima

2019 election: Two mistakes APC leaders must not make – Gov Shettima

Governor Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday listed two mistakes he said leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Borno State must not make ahead of the 2019 general election. The Governor spoke when he inaugurated at the Government House, Maiduguri, the APC campaign council and different committees tasked with various activities. He said: “There are two mistakes we should never make. The first mistake will be to underestimate our opponents in any party. There are…

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2019 presidency: APC intensifies efforts to defeat Atiku in Adamawa

2019 presidency: APC intensifies efforts to defeat Atiku in Adamawa

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Adamawa State has set up Buhari and Bindow Campaign Team, BBCT, to ensure Atiku Abubakar’s defeat in the state in 2019. The committee, which was set up in the Adamawa Northern Senatorial district, will embark on a house-to-house campaign to ensure victory. Governor Jibrilla Bindow, who spoke at the inauguration, said voting President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term is sacrosanct to the state. Bindow said, “President Buhari has…

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Shehu Shagari: Why Buhari should have been killed – Atiku

Shehu Shagari: Why Buhari should have been killed – Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have been executed if Nigeria’s system was working. Atiku said Buhari should have been killed for overthrowing a democratically elected government in 1983. The Waziri of Adamawa, who spoke through his Media Aide, Paul Ibe, was reacting to a remark from Buhari’s campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo. Keyamo had claimed that the former Vice President should have been jailed for…

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Atiku begs Aisha to reveal identities of ‘two powerful people’ frustrating Buhari

Atiku begs Aisha to reveal identities of ‘two powerful people’ frustrating Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has appealed to the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha to name the powerful persons who have hijacked the current Federal Government. Atiku said Aisha should identify the powerful people so Nigerians can either beg them or fight to liberate the President and the country from them. He spoke through his campaign’s spokesperson, Segun Showunmi, while addressing journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun State yesterday. He claimed that…

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2019: Political parties demanding funds to endorse Buhari, APC – Oshiomhole

2019: Political parties demanding funds to endorse Buhari, APC – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, says he has received several requests from political parties demanding funds in order to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari. Oshiomhole said this in Abuja on Wednesday when the APC National Working Committee (NWC) received the delegation of International Republican Institute (IRI) and National Democratic Institute (NDI) led by former Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs, Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield. The delegation also…

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2019: CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term

2019: CAN denies endorsing Buhari for second term

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, yesterday denied endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, for the 2019 general elections for a second term. A statement issued by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant, Media and Communication to the CAN President, Rev. Dr Samson Ayokunle, read, “Our attention has been drawn to a news story published by an online that has become notorious for publishing fake…

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2019 presidency: All you need to know as Osinbajo, Obi clash today in vice presidential debate

2019 presidency: All you need to know as Osinbajo, Obi clash today in vice presidential debate

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will today clash with the Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Peter Obi in presidential debate ahead of the 2019 general elections. The highly anticipated debate will take place at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja. The time is 7 pm. The debate is being put together by the Nigerian Election Debate Group, NEDG, and the Broadcasting…

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PDP demands release of Doyin Okupe, accuses Buhari presidency of witch-hunt

PDP demands release of Doyin Okupe, accuses Buhari presidency of witch-hunt

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday demanded the immediate and unconditional release of its chieftain, Doyin Okupe, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. PDP described the arrest and subsequent detention of Okupe as an “act of intimidation and harassment by the Muhammadu Buhari-led presidency in its bid to browbeat the opposition and dissenting voices in our country ahead of the 2019 general election.” In a statement issued by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan,…

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Draw inspiration from Ambode’s reaction to Lagos primaries – Shettima, El-Rufai tell aggrieved APC aspirants

Draw inspiration from Ambode’s reaction to Lagos primaries – Shettima, El-Rufai tell aggrieved APC aspirants

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Peace and Reconciliation Committee, on Monday urged aggrieved aspirants of the party to learn from how the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, who took the outcome of governorship primary in his state with equanimity. The Chairman of the Peace and Reconciliation Committee in Southwest and Borno State Governor, Alhaji Kashim Shettima and the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Ahmed Nasir El-Rufai, called on the aspirants to put the…

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APC crisis: Osinbajo risking everything as pastor, professor, rights activist – Utomi

APC crisis: Osinbajo risking everything as pastor, professor, rights activist – Utomi

Factional governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Prof. Pat Utomi has warned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to tread with caution on the party’s crisis in the state or lose everything as pastor, professor of law, and rights activist. Utomi, who disclosed this in a statement yesterday, said he had advised the vice president against allowing himself to be dragged into “evil collaboration.” He stated: “You may have heard rumours about…

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