Nkire predicts victory for APC

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Sam Nkire, has predicted a landslide victory for the candidate of the party, Dr Tony Nwoye in the Anambra State governorship election. Chief Nkire said in a statement that the huge crowd that greeted the presence of President Muhammadu Buhari and other prominent leaders from across the country, the South-East zone and the state signified “the shape of things to come.” The former National Chairman of the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA) added that in all his many years of political…

LG polls: A’Ibom APC accuses AKISIEC of bias

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom State, has raised an alarm over alleged plot by Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission to rig the December 2 Local Government Election in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Addressing journalists yesterday in Uyo, the Chairman, APC Local Government Election Campaign Committee, Senator Aloysius Etuk, alleged that the AKISIEC have involved in illegal/secret recruitment and training of PDP loyalists as Ad Hoc staff for the election, an exercise he said was fraught with irregularities and embellished in secrecy. According to…

Oyegun: Some APC campaign promises are aspirational

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has stated to cynics of the present administration that some electoral promises of the party cannot be achieved in this administration, as they are inspirational. The APC national chairman stated this in his address at Aso Villa in Abuja at the Mid-term scorecard of President Muhammadu Buhari administration. According to him, the party has achieved much within a space of two years that needed to be publicized ad propagated by party members. He commended the Media Team of the President…

Abia PDP behind Kalu’s presidential posters, says APC chair

Abia State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that the fake posters of former governor of Abia State with the inscription “Vote Orji Kalu for President in 2019” being pasted in Lagos, Abuja, Umuahia and other cities was the handiwork of political jobbers. Condemning the uncivilised act, Abia State Chairman of the APC, Hon.Emma Nwankpa stressed that the perpetrators of the act were members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, who were envious of massive support the APC had galvanised at the grassroots. He,…

Ojukwu’s son defects to APC

Son of late Biafran leader and founding father of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dim Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, Chukwuemeka jnr, yesterday defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). He announced his defection to the centre’s ruling party at the grand rally of the APC held at the Alex Ekwueme arena in Awka. Ojukwu jnr, who was a former commissioner during the Peter Obi administration and later served as the sole administrator of Nnewi North Local Government Area, has stayed away from APGA’s activities until yesterday. He said he dumped APGA because…

Buhari, 12 govs, 18 senators, APC leaders storm Anambra

Awka, the Anambra State capital was agog yesterday as President Muhammadu Buhari in company of 12 governors, 18 senators and members of the House of Representatives, as well as officials of the All Progressives Congress (APC), stormed the state for the grand rally of the party’s candidate for this weekend’s governorship election, Dr. Tony Nwoye. Buhari, who said he was highly impressed with the large turnout of APC supporters at the rally, expressed the hope that the party would bounce back in the zone by electing Nwoye to serve as…

Buhari seeks truce in Ebonyi APC’s crisis

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state yesterday failed to reconcile two factions of the party as the crisis of leadership rocking it grew worse during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state. Notwithstanding a closed door meeting with President Buhari yesterday, the two factions failed to reach truce. The factions being ed by Hon. Ben Naobasi and Pastor Eze Nwachukwu Eze as Chairmen, loyal to Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu and governorship candidate of the party in 2015 general elections, Senator Julius Ali Ucha had…