Lanre Issa Onilu
Court holds Issa-Onilu, Edo APC factional leaders for alleged contempt
A Benin High Court has held Col. David Imuse (rtd), factional Publicity Secretary of the Edo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chris Azebamwan and the party’s National Publicity Secretary
Third term: Threat of expulsion or arrest won’t stop me, says APC chieftain
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Charles Oko Enya, who recently filed a suit at the Federal High Court, Abakaliki, seeking the removal of the constitutional clause barring President Muhammadu Buhari...
APC okays Edo chapter chair’s suspension, mulls reconciliation as group seeks Buhari’s intervention
The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday deplored the crisis rocking the Edo chapter even as it endorsed the suspension of the state party chairman, Anslem Ojezua, by 11of the 16 members of the State Working Committee (SWC).
Ignore inciting, divisive leaders, APC urges Nigerians
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed concern over it described as ‘reckless and provocative statements’ of some leaders and interests in the country.
Ndume warns Ninth Senate, rules out visit to Aso Rock
Former Senate Leader and aspirant for the position of senate president Mohammed Ali Ndume yesterday reiterated the warning that the Ninth National Assembly could lose its independence. He also ruled out any possibility of withdrawing from the contest and dismissed speculations that he had been invited to the Aso Rock Villa for that purpose. He…
Battle to make parties supreme in a presidential system
The battle to make political parties supreme in the country will persist, as the presidential system of government, which Nigeria has adopted, where the three arms of government are independent but derive their powers and authority from the constitution, does not support the concept as parliamentary system would. This puts the political parties in a…
APC reacts to Obasanjo's rigging claims
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has faulted the claim by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has perfected the plot to rig the poll. Spokesperson of the party, Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu while addressing a press conference in Abuja on Sunday assured that the APC-led administration would not interfere with the conduct…
Oshiomhole: Angry governors and weaponisation of dissent
Except in utopia, the chairmanship of a national party in any democracy on earth, let alone that of a governing party, is certainly not a picnic. The unfolding scenario in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) sharply dramatises this as losers in her recent primary elections appear to be shifting into overdrive to diminish the…
Outcry over INEC’s ‘arbitrary guidelines’
The decision by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to unilaterally draft guidelines for conduct of the general elections has raised questions about the agency’s credibility.The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) described the move as illegal and unacceptable.....
APC says PDP has no alternative governance agenda
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is amazing that two months into the 2019 general elections,the Peoples Democratic Patty (PDP) is still not presenting any alternative governance agenda to Nigerians.
Buhari afraid of defeat, says Rep
The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Timothy Golu, yesterday said the fear of defeat must have informed the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari not to assent the Electoral Amendment Bill into law. In his reaction to the development, Golu expressed surprise at the President’s decision, noting: “We have…