Chief Bisi Akande
Banji Akintoye: Beyond Yoruba triumphalism as UNPO member
In July 2011, this writer was one of the starry-eyed guests invited to witness the birthday fanfare organised for Otunba Gani Adams, now Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland.
Akande warns APC members against frivolous court cases
The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) Reconciliation Committee has cautioned party members against seeking judicial intervention in matters under the purview of the special committee...
Kwara APC awaits Chief Bisi Akande to smoothen rough edges
• As Factions Give Perspectives To Violence In Shao When democracy returned in 1999, it was interpreted that the president is the leader of the party, while a governor is the one to call the shot in the state. Party chairmen were to be relegated to the background. That has continued till now and it’s…
All voices are pointing in Southwest direction for 2023 presidency, says Oluwajana
Pastor Bankole Oluwajana is the National Vice Chairman (Southwest) of All Progressives Congress (APC). He spoke on the crises in the party and also expresses hope that all voices are pointing to the region to produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023.
… As her children appreciate an exceptional mother
The ambience at the birthday reception, held at the Federal Palace Hotel was that of glitz and sophistication, as well wishers from all walks of life gathered to share in the celebrant’s day of joy.
Akande laments South West’s economic setback, indigenes’ exodus
An elder statesman and leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, yesterday reflected on the plight befalling the Yoruba ethnic nationality in the scheme of things, blaming some military leaders for destroying the aspirations of the race due to alleged selfish agenda. He said that the negative action of the leaders had resulted…
Akande: Style and substance
Chief Bola Ige, first elected governor of old Oyo State, never had any doubt that Chief Bisi Akande should be the governor of Osun State in 1999.
Tribute to Akande-Pathfinder of the progressives
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible. — Dwight D. Eisenhower There are lasting lessons to learn from the driving passion, socio- economic philosophies, leadership style and the political trajectory of Chief Bisi Akande as he celebrates the elusive age of 80 today. Even as family members,…
APC promised devolution of power, not restructuring, says Akande
The first National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), Chief Bisi Akande has taken a swipe at the party’s critics for alleging it jettisoned its promise of restructuring, saying the party never promised to restructure the country during its 2014/2015 campaigns.
Ekiti APC governorship primary: Day of long knives
The South West leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not under any illusion that yesterday’s primary for the Ekiti State governorship election would be easy and without intrigues.