• No rift with Tinubu, he is a priceless asset -Buhari

    No rift with Tinubu, he is a priceless asset -Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed rumours that he and the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership are at odds with party stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.

    He described such rumours as unfounded and mischievous.

    A statement by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the President was highly embarrassed by such “suggestions”.

    Buhari, he said, was in regular contact with Tinubu before, during and after the Ondo governorship election.

    He said suggestions that the President and the party machinery were working to […]

  • This is the time for aggrieved members of the party to close ranks, says Tinubu

    This is the time for aggrieved members of the party to close ranks, says Tinubu

    A National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has told members of the party that now is the time to reconcile following the successful conduct of the Ondo State governorship election.

    Tinubu said this in a statement on Sunday after the emergence of the party’s candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu, as the Governor-Elect of Ondo State.

    He said following the acrimony that attended the primary that produced Akeredolu as the candidate of the APC for the election, the time had […]

  • Buhari was in a hurry as military ruler, but now slow and steady in governance – Tinubu

    Buhari was in a hurry as military ruler, but now slow and steady in governance – Tinubu

    A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has drawn a comparison between President Muhammadu Buhari’s time as a young military head of state and now that he is the president of the country.

    He pointed out that while Buhari was in a hurry as a military ruler in the 80’s, the president has become “slow but steady” in his approach to governance “now that he is older and given his experience”.

    Tinubu stated this on Monday during […]

  • Tinubu vs Oyegun: ‘Change Begins With Me’ should start from our party – APC spokesman tells Buhari

    Tinubu vs Oyegun: ‘Change Begins With Me’ should start from our party – APC spokesman tells Buhari

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, Acting National Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that his social re-orientation campaign, #ChangeBeginsWithMe, starts within the party.

    Frank made the call against the back drop of the face-off between the party’s National Leader, Ahmed Tinubu and John Oyegun, the party’s National Chairman.

    Recall that Tinubu had demanded the resignation of Oyegun, following the party’s decision to submit the name of Rotimi Akeredolu to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, as […]

  • Tinubu: recession requires Nigerians’sacrifice

    Tinubu: recession requires Nigerians’sacrifice

    All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said that Nigeria needs the sacrifice of all to overcome the prevailing economic recession.

    In a brief remark at the investiture of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokerss (CIS’) President, Mr. Oluwaseyi Emmanuel Abe, the former Lagos State governor noted that Nigeria is blessed with both human and natural resources, which, properly harnessed, will take nation out of the recession.

    Tinubu spoke also on the significance of electricity in driving economic development, recalling how […]

  • Tinubu, Atiku, others proffer ways for economic recovery

    Tinubu, Atiku, others proffer ways for economic recovery

    Nigeria needs to tap into its enormous natural and human resources to redirect her economy away from dependence on oil revenue and create a broad economic base to harness it tax potential and domestic investments for sustainable growth.

    This was the submission of political and business leaders yesterday in Lagos at a lecture on “Nigeria’s economy: Growth the only imperative” held to mark the investiture of the president of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr. Oluwaseyi Abe.

    All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

  • Atiku backs Tinubu, says APC cannot break rules without consequences

    Atiku backs Tinubu, says APC cannot break rules without consequences

    A former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has intervened in the altercation between the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, charging leaders of the party to promote the rule of law and due process in the conduct of its affairs.

    In a statement issued by his Media Office in Abuja on Wednesday, Atiku, who is one of the national leaders of the APC, asserted that “you cannot break […]

  • APC Will Succeed  Without You – Tunji Abayomi

    APC Will Succeed Without You – Tunji Abayomi

    Abayomi also said he was disappointed that Tinubu wanted to void the Ondo governorship primary election by all means.

    According to Our Newsmen, he said the APC will do well in the upcoming Ondo governorship election, with or without Tinubu.

    According to him, ”For calling for the resignation of the chairman, I think Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is very wrong because he is not a member of the National Working Committee and he can not speak for the NWC. He did not participate […]

  • EXPOSED: Presidency plotting to scheme Tinubu out of APC hierarchy – Yakassai

    EXPOSED: Presidency plotting to scheme Tinubu out of APC hierarchy – Yakassai

    Erstwhile adviser to former President, Shehu Shagari on National Assembly matters, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai, has alleged that there is an evil scheme in the Presidency to completely scheme out a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu from the hierarchy of the ruling party.

    Disclosing this in Kano yesterday, Nigerian Tribune reports him as charging the former Lagos governor not to hesitate to tackle President Muhammadu Buhari if the latter is seen to be behind anything objectionable.

    Tinubu, […]

  • More blows for Oyegun

    More blows for Oyegun

    A member of the National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to speak out on the crisis rocking the party to save it from collapse.

    Some APC youth leaders from Ondo State also took a swipe at APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie-Oyegun  for his role in the crisis rocking the chapter.

    Frank described Odigie-Oyegun as acting incompetently, adding that the call on him to resign by former Lagos State Governor […]

  • Lagos lawmaker backs Tinubu, calls on Oyegun to resign as APC chairman

    Lagos lawmaker backs Tinubu, calls on Oyegun to resign as APC chairman

    The member representing Mushin 11 Federal Constituency of Lagos State on the platform of ‎the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bolaji Yusuf Ayinla has backed the recent call by the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun should resign.

    Tinubu had accused the APC chairman of betraying the trust on him.

    Reacting to Tinubu’s statement, Ayinla said Oyegun was not qualified to lead the ruling party.

    According to him, “Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu […]