Tag "All Progressives Congress (APC)"

    THE INSIDER: The push for Buhari/Fashola ticket

THE INSIDER: The push for Buhari/Fashola ticket

Ahead of the 2015 presidential election, some young northern professionals are pushing for the pairing of Major-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari with Governor Babatunde Fashola on the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC). A top member of the group, who declined to be identified, told TheCable that the combination "will be unbeatable" both in electoral and governance terms. Although this will amount to [...]

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    APC: Raid on media, a PDP strategy for Ekiti election

APC: Raid on media, a PDP strategy for Ekiti election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised the alarm on “the desperation of the PDP-led federal government” to capture Ekiti State at all cost, saying the ongoing clampdown on the national media is part of a grand strategy to silence Nigerians ahead of the “satanic plan” to thwart the will of the people of Ekiti and indeed that of all [...]

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    Bad news for Jonathan – SLS could be next emir

Bad news for Jonathan – SLS could be next emir

Things just got tighter for President Goodluck Jonathan: former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi (SLS), is a potential candidate to be the next emir of Kano after the death of Alhaji Ado Bayero. Kano is considered strategic in the 2015 presidential election ─ in which Jonathan is expected to run ─ because of its voting population. Even 25% [...]

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    Fani-Kayode: APC has Boko Haram sympathisers

Fani-Kayode: APC has Boko Haram sympathisers

Former minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that he left the All Progressives Congress (APC) because some members of the biggest opposition party have sympathy for Boko Haram. He has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), putting an end to months of speculations that he was going back to the ruling party. "My reasons for leaving the party are because I [...]

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Govt needs us to fight Boko Haram, says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the federal government needs to reach out to the party in order to tackle the ongoing insurgency in the country. The party, which condemned the killing of the Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Idrissa Timta, by suspected Boko Haram gunmen, said the action confirms that the sect is an enemy of Nigeria, rather than [...]

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    APC wins all seats in Kano LG, councillorship election

APC wins all seats in Kano LG, councillorship election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the chairmanship and councillorship slots in the Kano State council election held on Saturday. Announcing the results to NAN on Sunday, Chairman of the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC), Dr Sani Malumfashi, said APC won all the 44 local government chairmanship and the 484 councillorship posts in the “largely successful and peaceful” [...]

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