Politics

APC to Atiku, others: Watch your utterances

The Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), North West Zone, Inuwa Abdulkadir, on Friday cautioned members of the party to watch their utterances and not hide under the freedom of speech to bring the party to disrepute. Abdulkadir, who was reacting to a statement credited to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar that he has been sidelined by both President Muhammadu ...

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Governors, ministers want Buhari back in 2019, says El Rufa’i

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasiru El-Rufa’i has stated that governors and ministers serving under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 presidential election. El-Rufa’i, who made this known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday, said ...

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El-Rufai blasts Buhari’s minister for supporting Atiku

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has lampooned the Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan for being disloyal to President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor who spoke with State House Correspondents at the Villa on Friday was reacting to the recent claims by the minister that she would support former Vice President Atiku Abubakar against Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. El-Rufai noted ...

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Minister replies critics, says ‘I stand by my comments on Atiku’

By Kehinde Adeleke, Abuja Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Alhassan, has deplored social media attacks on her over her remarks of support to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in 2019. Alhassan, who fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday, said that she stood by her words, adding “let the will of God be’’. ...

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Aspirants reject Fayose’s deputy as PDP flag bearer Two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirants in Ekiti State, Chief Dare Bejide and Mr. Owoseni Ajayi, has rejected the adoption of Prof. Kolapo Olusola as the party’s “sole candidate” by Governor Ayo Fayose and his loyalists. Fayose had at a event in the state capital picked his deputy as the PDP ...

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Recession: There is more to be done – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) said on Wednesday that the country’s exit from recession was in tandem with the campaign promises of President Muhammadu Buhari that the nation will experience economic growth in 2017, but said however that a lot of work still need too be done. The party dismiss the statement credited to the main opposition party, the PDP that ...

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I will support Atiku even if Buhari runs in 2019, says Alhassan

By Our Correspondent The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has restated her resolve to support the presidential bid of a former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar even if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to recontest. Speaking in an interview aired by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Hausa service on Wednesday, she added that “Atiku is my godfather even before I ...

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Tambuwal denies defection rumours, says ‘I remain a committed APC member’

By Kabiru Wurno, Sokoto Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has dismissed an online publication suggesting that he may likely dump his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) for another party. In a statement signed by his media aide, Mallam Imam Dalhatu Imam in Sokoto on Wednesday, the governor however stated in unwavering committed to the party, saying “I ...

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PDP stakeholders adopt Fayose’s deputy as sole governorship candidate

Less than twelve months to the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, critical stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the State have adopted the Deputy Governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola, from Ekiti South Senatorial District, as the preferred candidate of the party. Adoption of the deputy governor, who is a professor of Building Technology from the Obafemi Awolowo University ...

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Drama in Abuja as Buhari’s minister endorses Atiku for presidency

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