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‘Nigeria not becoming a failed state’ — APC rejects the claim by the Financial Times

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected the position of Financial Times that Nigeria is becoming a failed country under President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement on Sunday, the party said contrary to the claim, the Buhari administration is “visibly and frontally” addressing Nigeria’s current challenges. In an editorial on Tuesday, Financial Times had said “Nigeria will become a problem

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Rivers APC crisis: party faction suspends Amaechi

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state has suspended Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation. This is coming a day after the Isaac Ogbubula-led caretaker committee of the party in the state put Magnus Abe, a former senator who has been at loggerheads with Amaechi, on suspension. The Igo Aguma-led led faction faction said the decision to

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2023: Nigerians don’t want APC, says Makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, has asked anyone who is warming up to run for the office of the President in 2023 to desist from that as Nigerians are no longer interested in the leadership of the country by the All Progressives Congress(APC). Recall that the governor has recently insisted that the country is not in desperate need

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2023 Elections: Nobody Can force us to Zone Presidential Ticket to the South – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that it will not allow anyone blackmail or threaten the party over where it should zone its 2023 presidential ticket to. The ruling party made this disclosure while reacting to statements by a few southern leaders; Chief Ayo Adebanjo, Mbazulike Amaechi and Idongesit Ikanga, and advised those leaders to rather seek the buy-in

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Ondo Elections: SDP candidate endorse Akeredolu, running mate backs Jegede

With less than 72 hours to the governorship election in Ondo State, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr Peter Fasua, has thrown his support behind the All Progressives Congress (APC), Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The SDP candidate for the elections withdrew from the race not long after participating in the Peace Accord Meeting that took place on Tuesday in

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2015 Elections: Jonathan forgives Shagari’s son for working against him

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he has forgiven the son of former President Shehu Shagari, Aminu, for working against him during the 2015 Presidential election.  Dr. Goodluck Jonathan says he has accepted the apology via a post he made on Facebook acknowledging Aminu’s public apology. Goodluck Jonathan said since the elections, he never took offense and is not known to

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Edo Elections: We won’t go to tribunal to avoid tension — Ize-Iyamu

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, says his party will not challenge the outcome of the exercise at the election petitions tribunal. Mr Ize-Iyamu said the party decided not to avoid approaching the Tribunal to avoid further tension in the state. Mr. Osagie Ize-Iyamu, however, said they will rather

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Ondo Elections: there will be chaos if you rig the elections – PDP warns

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is raising alarm about the possibility of a chaos in the event that an attempt is made to rig the Ondo State Governorship Election The PDP noted that manipulating the process in whichever way will lead to the delivery of chaos and anarchy in the state. Kola Ologbondiyan, Chairman of the Publicity Sub-Committee of the

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Edo Elections: Nothing stops us from going to court – Ize-Iyamu

Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has debunked rumours suggesting his party may not challenge the outcomes of the elections in court. He insisted that he and his party are at will not be hindered from pursuing any possible legal option they consider necessary as long as

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