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APC Celebrates ‘Skillful Salesman’ Lai Mohammed At 68

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has recognized the role of Lai Mohammed as a pioneer spokesman of the party and described him on his 68th birthday as a “skillful Salesman” who has demonstrated that an opposition party should be a patriotic partner of the ruling party. This is in a birthday message to Mohammed at 68 issued by the party on Friday. The statement said Mohammed was pivotal to the rise of the party and the promotion of its progressive idea. Part of the statement: “The All Progressives Congress (APC)…

APC Not Interested In 2023, PDP Behind Presidential Posters – Spokesman

The All Progressives Congress, APC has said the party is not interested in the political permutations around the 2023 general elections. The party said it is instead, focused on good governance and delivery on its mandate having won the February presidential election convincingly. National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Lanre Issa-Onilu stated this to journalists in Abuja while reacting to the recent 2023 campaign posters of some of the party’s chieftains. The party therefore accused the opposition Peoples…

APC Releases List Of Candidates For Kogi Guber Primaries

With just a day to the conduct of its primary in Kogi State, the National Working Committee, NWC of the All Progressives Congress, APC has deliberated on the reports of the screening and appeal committees for the party’s governorship aspirants. According to a statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, nine aspirants were cleared to contest the August 29, 2019 indirect primary after a comprehensive review of the submissions by the two committees, relying on the party’s…

APC Denies Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume’s Claim On N13m Campaign Fund

The claim by suspected kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala Wadume, that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) gave him N13 million has been refuted by the party. Wadume was said to have stated in his confession that the APC gave him N13 million during the 2019 general election for campaign. “I went into crime after some politicians approached me through a friend, Babaginda Musa. My friend was into fishing too. I was introduced into politics by Honourable Haruna Maintable, who contested for the state house of assembly…

APC To Ministers: Justify Buhari’s Confidence In You

The All Progressives Congress, APC has tasked the newly sworn-in ministers to justify the confidence President Muhammadu Buhari reposed in them. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, the party also urged the ministers to quickly settle down and hit the ground running in order to consolidate on the progress that have been made in the various sectors of the economy. The party also congratulated the president and the newly-inaugurated cabinet members and expressed satisfaction in the…

INSECURITY: ‘Your Intervention Is Selfish, Unpatriotic’ APC Finally Replies Obasanjo

In what can be interpreted as a response to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s recent open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has criticized the “reckless and provocative statements” of some leaders regarding the country’s insecurity. The APC expressed worry over what it described as the “unpatriotic” and “selfish” antics of some leaders and interests who ascribe criminality in the country to a certain ethnic group. The ruling party said this after Obasanjo dished out…

Oshiomhole Vs Oyegun: ‘Leave Us Out Of Your Shameless Wrangling,’ PDP Tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to leave its part out of “its self-inflicted woes” after the APC accused the its former national chairman, John Oyegun, of helping the opposition party bounce back. The APC on Tuesday accused the Oyegun-led past National Working Committee (NWC) of lacking “the courage required to confront the pockets of political despots who could not operate by the party’s rules” during the reign of the last APC NWC. This comes after Oyegun called…

Ramadan: ‘Resist Divisive Agents,’ APC Tells Muslims

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged all Muslim faithful to resist divisive agents “and their equally divisive messages and actions” during the holy month of Ramadan. This was contained in a statement signed by the APC National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu. The statement urged all Muslims to use the Holy Month to pray for the peace, security and development the country. “In observance of this year's Ramadan fasting, the All Progressives Congress (APC) urges Muslim Ummah to use the Holy…

Senate Presidency: APC Tells Saraki, ‘Mind Your Business’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has tackled the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, over a statement credited to him on how principal officers in the 9th National Assembly should emerge. Saraki, at the induction of senators and members-elect in Abuja on Monday, had advised political party leaders to allow the elected federal lawmakers decide who should lead them in the 9th assembly. This, the Senate President said, would allow for stability of the 9th assembly. “The point I am making is that we should not make too…

OJOKU KILLINGS: APC Fingers Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim As Mastermind

The National Leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC has petitioned security agencies over the gruesome attack on the party’s Senatorial Candidate for Kwara South, Hon. Lola Ashiru by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim-a serving senator. In a statement dated February 20, signed by National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu disclosed that the attack which took place in Ojoku town in Kwara South Senatorial District of the State has left no less than eight…