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As part of measure to make progress on its mandate in reconciling all factions in the ruling All Progressives Congress, the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led committee has promised to embark on genuine reconciliation of all party leaders and members ahead of the planned convention.
The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, and the Secretary of the APC Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, John Akpanudeghe, are among the early callers at the National Secretariat of the APC, on Monday.
The Director General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukeman, has urged the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Convention Planning Committee not to hesitate to activate the expulsion clause in the constitution of the All Progressives Congress, if members of the dissolved Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee go to court.
The new Caretaker Committee Chairman of APC, Mai Mala Buni, has pledged to do justice to every party member and ensure the ensure the current challenges were amicably resolved.
The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Lukeman, has said the inability of the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress to amicably resolve disputes, as well as its penchant for constitutional breaches, were largely responsible for the current crisis in the party.
The immediate past National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has underscored an urgent need for National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling party to meet and institute a Caretaker Committee whose main responsibility will be to arrange for a special National Convention through the invocation of “the doctrine of necessity”.
Mr Salihu Lukman, the Director-General of the Progressive Governors Forum, has called on the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to intervene in the leadership crisis rocking the party.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has announced his resumption of the position of the party’s spokesperson on acting capacity pending the vacation of the Court judgement restranning Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu from performing as the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party.
A Sokoto High Court has restrained the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from appointing or electing “Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu or any member” into its top positions except through a National Convention.
Deputy National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Victor Giadom, has defended the notice he sent out on Friday night, convening an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee NEC of the party, insisting that the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole remained suspended.
Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress has linked the crises which culminated in a court ruling that he should vacate office to the struggle for 2023 Presidential election ticket of the ruling party.
Media Aide to Mr. Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti State, Lere Olayinka, has described the endorsement of Hon. Bisi Kolawole by leaders of the party in the Ekiti Central Senatorial district, as their preferred candidate for the State Chairmanship of our party in the forthcoming Congress as sacrosanct, saying others are also free to openly endorse their choiced aspirants.
The Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, on Thursday, said the National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been running the party illegally.
Steve Eboh, Nollywood actor and Chairman of National Electoral Committee of the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), has pledged the committee’s commitment to ensure that the forthcoming election for the guild is credible.
Members of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, have been sworn in, to pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years.
Following the spate of violence across Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in recent times, Governor Seyi Makinde has proscribed the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state.
Former Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Nkwa Onwuka, has called for the reconciliation of all aggrieved party members ahead of its May 27 National Convention.
A former Minister of Information, Prof Jerry Gana, on Friday said only “renegade members” of the party took part in the Thursday meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee where the decision to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari was taken.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.
That’s according to a report from Football Insider, who claim that a City source told them that the 39-year-old and Wigan boss Paul Cook have both put their names in for the job after Wigan entered administration last week.
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Tuesday revealed that about 1, 549, 463million candidates are expected to write the May/June 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) scheduled to start first week of August nationwide and in three countries.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission on Friday arraigned a Lagos-based cosmetic surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, whose services allegedly resulted in the death of one Mrs Nneka Onwuzuligbo.
Armed political thugs on Wednesday invaded the Federal Medical Centre in Lokoja, carting away cash, laptops, and telephone handsets, among others.
Presidential panel investigating Ibrahim Magu visits Aso Villa, meets President Buhari’s chief of staff
The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has met with the Presidential Probe Panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct against acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.