Tag: APC Convention

APC Convention: Dead Persons, Defectors Make Rivers Delegates — Abe Camp
Elections, News, Nigeria, Politics

APC Convention: Dead Persons, Defectors Make Rivers Delegates — Abe Camp

Senator Magnus Abe’s camp of divided Rivers All Progressives Congress (APC) has raised alarm on the listing of dead persons and defectors among delegates from the state accredited for Saturday’s national convention of the party. In a petition jointly signed by former Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of Rivers state, Worgu Boms, Sen Abe and Sen Wilson Ake among others, the petitioners described the development as deliberate by those in charge. APC However, Rivers APC Chairman, Emeka Beke dismissed any wrongdoing, accusing the Abe camp of unnecessarily seeking media attention. Abe’s camp had said: “We found out that the list was inflated by adding names of deceased persons and persons who were never principal officers in the Rivers State House of Assembly. “Two c...
APC Fixes National Convention For February 2022
Breaking News, News, Nigeria, Politics

APC Fixes National Convention For February 2022

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has announced that its national convention will take place in February 2022. Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum, PGF, and governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu disclosed this to State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. See Also: EndSARS: Omokri’s Petition Against Buhari Removed From Website The APC Governors forum chairman was in the company of the APC Caretaker Committee Chairman and governor of Yobe State, Mai Malla Buni and the governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru. Source: Vanguard News
APC Extends Caretaker Committee’s Tenure
News, Nigeria, Politics

APC Extends Caretaker Committee’s Tenure

The tenure of Governor Mai Buni led caretaker extraordinary convention planning committee of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has been extended by six months. The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the party reached the agreement at a meeting attended by President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and other party stalwarts. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting that the part also ratified the expulsion of Ntufam Hilliard Eta, former National Vice Chairman, South-south, for his insistence on pursuing the court case filed against the caretaker committee. El-Rufai added that the NEC dissolved states, zonal, and national party structures. President Muhammadu Buhari who spoke during the opening re...
APC Convention to Hold Soon – Buni
News, Nigeria, Politics

APC Convention to Hold Soon – Buni

Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni has said the party’s convention will hold soon. Buni disclosed this while reacting to accusations by some party faithful that the committee was not planning to hold a convention as part of scheme to extend its tenure. Former senator from Zamfara, Kabir Marafa had issued Buni a December ultimatum to organise a convention or face opposition. Speaking with journalists after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the state house, Buni said the convention will happen soon. He said that members of the committee are not looking for jobs but are determine to unite the party. The leadership crisis that erupted in the party led to the constitution of the caretaker committee by the party’s National Ex...