• Drop non performing ministers, tackle poverty, APC chieftain tells Buhari

    Drop non performing ministers, tackle poverty, APC chieftain tells Buhari

    Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress [APC] in Kaduna State, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to drop non-performing ministers.

    Baba-Ahmed gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Kaduna on Sunday.

    He also urged the President to quickly push through, policies that would reduce current high level of poverty in the country.

    “If you go by the opinion of a lot of Nigerians, some of the ministers are just filling up space.

    “There is a […]

  • EFCC finally arrests APC chieftain, Benjamin Apugo, for N36m land scam

    EFCC finally arrests APC chieftain, Benjamin Apugo, for N36m land scam

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, Chief Benjamin Benedict Apugo, in his village, Nkata Ibeku in Abia State.

    Apugo’s arrest on Friday September was sequel to a July 4, 2016 warrant issued to that effect by a Federal High Court in Umuahia, Abia State, presided over by Justice D.E. Osiagor, after the accused failed to appear before the court to take his plea on a three count charge […]

  • Stop blaming Buhari for economic challenges – APC chieftain

    Stop blaming Buhari for economic challenges – APC chieftain

    Alhaji Abubakar Yabo, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto state, has called on Nigerians to stop blaming President Muhammad Buhari for the economic challenges facing the country.

    He made the call on Thursday in Sokoto in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

    He said that Nigerians should hold the immediate past administration responsible for the economic situation facing their country.

    Yabo, however, expressed confidence that the policies and programmes being implemented by the Buhari administration to ameliorate […]

  • Stop giving bailout funds to states – APC chieftain tells Buhari

    Stop giving bailout funds to states – APC chieftain tells Buhari

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Bauchi State and former Minister of Police Affairs, Dr. Ibrahim Lame, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop giving bailout funds to state governments, advising, however, that the money be judiciously used in executing some projects in states.

    Lame who stated this on Tuesday in an interview with newsmen in Bauchi, alleged that instead of using the bailout funds to settle outstanding salaries, the governors divert the money for other purposes, thereby […]

  • Abia roads no longer motorable – APC chieftain tells Ikpeazu

    Abia roads no longer motorable – APC chieftain tells Ikpeazu

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Paul Ikonne, has called on the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, to urgently make the roads in Aba motorable.

    Ikonne, who made the call in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said the rehabilitation of the roads would ease the suffering of Aba residents.

    He described Faulk Road, Ariaria International Market Road, Port-Harcourt Road, Osusu Road, Uratta Road and Ngwa Road, among others, as death traps.

    He said, “What we expect the governor and the government […]

  • Politicians behind Fulani herdsmen attack – APC Chieftain

    Politicians behind Fulani herdsmen attack – APC Chieftain

    National Deputy Chairman (South) of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni, on Tuesday accused politicians of complicity in the incessant attacks on communities across the country by suspected herdsmen.

    Oni, who made the allegation while speaking to journalists at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja, said that the intent of the politicians was to destabilise the Federal Government.

    It would be recalled that recently, communities in some states, including Benue, Plateau, Enugu, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Taraba had been attacked by the […]

  • Buhari appointed 3 saboteurs as ministers – APC chieftain

    Buhari appointed 3 saboteurs as ministers – APC chieftain

    An All Progressives Congress (APC) Board of Trustee member, Olisaemeka Akamukale said President Muhammadu Buhari made some fundamental mistakes in his appointments. He also alleged the president appointed three saboteurs who never believed in his presidency as ministers.

    Akamukale, who made the disclosure while fielding questions from journalists at the APC headquarters, said Buhari needs to, immediately, roll out practical solutions to the myriad of problems confronting the country, warning  that many Nigerians were becoming impatient.

    “I agree that it is painful […]

  • Buhari is the solution to Nigeria’s problems – APC chieftain

    Buhari is the solution to Nigeria’s problems – APC chieftain

    A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Chief John Orido has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari is the answer to Nigeria’s problem.

    Speaking in Asaba, the state capital, the APC Chieftain boasted that the party will take over the state and indeed the entire country in subsequent elections.

    Orido also noted that President Muhammadu Buhari has what it takes to tinker the country out of its current challenges.

    He said Buhari “is the solution to Nigeria because of his […]

  • APC chieftain tells oyegun and others to resign over lingering crisis

    APC chieftain tells oyegun and others to resign over lingering crisis

    Deputy National Publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the ongoing budget-padding crisis in the House of Representatives as “highly embarrassing” to the party and the Federal Government.

    He, therefore, called on the leadership of the party led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun to resign their positions if they can no longer steer the ship of the party.

    Addressing a press conference in his Abuja residence on Friday, Frank regretted what he described as the inability of […]

  • Buhari can’t change Nigeria – APC chieftain

    Buhari can’t change Nigeria – APC chieftain

    The Taraba State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Hassan Jika Ardo, has expressed concern over the expectation of Nigerians on the President, Muhammadu Buhari, stating that the President cannot change Nigeria alone.

    The state party chairman, who spoke to some journalists in Abuja, stated that Buhari is not a miracle worker or prophet, therefore cannot fix the myriad of problems plaguing the country.

    Asked his impression about the state of the nation under President Muhammadu Buhari, he said: “I […]

  • How FG can meet 10,000mw target in 2019 – APC chieftain explains

    How FG can meet 10,000mw target in 2019 – APC chieftain explains

    An APC chieftain in Imo, Chief Jude Mbachu, has called on government to invest in alternative source of power to meet the country’s electricity demand.

    Mbachu made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri on Sunday.

    He said that the country’s dependence on gas for power generation had led to energy crisis, adding that the only solution was to look for alternative means of power generation.

    He stressed that it was high time the country diversified […]