• Saraki, Oyegun others meet over crisis rocking APC

    Saraki, Oyegun others meet over crisis rocking APC

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki yesterday led some main officers of the Senate to a critical meeting with the national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), led by the party chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja.

    He was escorted to the meeting by the Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, his deputy, Bala Ibn Na’Allah and the Whip, Prof. Sola Adeyeye.After the meeting, which lasted for over two and a half hours, both Saraki […]

  • Oyegun, Saraki to Meet on Wednesday

    Oyegun, Saraki to Meet on Wednesday

    The much anticipated meeting between the leadership of  the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the chairmanship of Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and the party’s conclave  in the Senate led by Senate President, Bukola Saraki has been rescheduled to Wednesday.

    The meeting would have been the first time since the induction of the National Assembly on June 9, 2015, that the party leadership and  the party’s group  in the Senate led by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki met and discussed at an official […]

  • Buhari must take loan to pay contractors, revive economy – Oyegun

    Buhari must take loan to pay contractors, revive economy – Oyegun

    The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, has walledthe borrowing plans of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, saying borrowing is unavoidable in view of the current economic realities in the country.

    Mr. Odigie-Oyegun said Nigeria needs to borrow in order to invest more on infrastructure and grow the economy.

    The APC Chairman spoke on Sunday night after receiving a lifetime achievement award presented to him by the Warri Choral Society during a classical music concert the Society held […]

  • I will do everything possible to ensure Buhari re-contests in 2019 – Oyegun

    I will do everything possible to ensure Buhari re-contests in 2019 – Oyegun

    According to reports, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun has said he will do everything possible including “fasting and prayer” to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari re-contest the 2019 Presidential election, stressing that Nigeria will be better for it.

    Explaining the rationale behind his remark, Oyegun claimed that only Buhari has the moral courage to ensure the change Nigerians need is actualized.

    Oyegun stressed that the President is the only politician that has the capacity to win […]

  • Oyegun is being controlled by some forces, says Timi Frank

    Oyegun is being controlled by some forces, says Timi Frank

    The deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has claimed that John Oyegun, the national chairman of the party, is being controlled by some forces.

    Speaking on Wednesday, Frank said the APC was not in the position to support the anti-corruption crusade of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

    According to him, the ruling party needed a chairman who could unify the party rather than one that would be controlled by people.

    “As far as I am concerned, he is not in […]

  • It took Oyegun two weeks to prepare lies against Tinubu – APC spokesman

    It took Oyegun two weeks to prepare lies against Tinubu – APC spokesman

    Timi Frank, deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says John Oyegun, national chairman of the party, took two weeks to prepare lies in response to Bola Tinubu’s allegations.

    Tinubu had accused Oyegun of manipulating the Ondo primary election to help Rotimi Akeredolu the party’s governorship candidate in the state.

    In a statement on Sunday, Frank said what really transpired at the national working committee (NWC) meeting of the party, where the decision to forward Akeredolu’s name to the […]

  • Oyegun releases formal statement, says Tinubu’s allegations are reckless

    Oyegun releases formal statement, says Tinubu’s allegations are reckless

    According to reports, the National Chairman of the All progressives Congress, APC, John Odigie-Oyegun, has formally replied a national leader of the party, Bola Tinubu, who accused him of fraud and dictatorship in his handling of the party’s affairs.

    Mr. Oyegun said Mr. Tinubu’s public letter contained “reckless falsehood.”

    The national chairman issued a statement on Friday in which he attempted to respond to all the allegations raised by the former Lagos State governor.

    Full statement below:

    THE FACTS – 2016 ONDO STATE APC […]

  • Oyegun to Tinubu: You can’t remove me

    Oyegun to Tinubu: You can’t remove me

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun is fighting hard to retain his job.

    He pointedly told  National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the national chairman of the ruling party will not be removed.

    Oyegun told State House Correspondents, yesterday, that the tone of the open letter addressed to him by Tinubu, last Sunday, was harsh.

    He said he had a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    Newsmen reported on Monday […]

  • Tinubu, Oyegun ignore each other at Buhari’s book launch

    Tinubu, Oyegun ignore each other at Buhari’s book launch

    The rift between John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), and Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, is obviously far from over.

    Rather than use the occasion of the launch of a book written in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari to settle their differences, the two leaders tactically avoided each other.

    At the event, which held at the International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja, dignitaries, including Oyegun and Tinubu, were invited to the podium for the presentation of the […]

  • APC crisis: Oyegun fights back, meets Atiku

    APC crisis: Oyegun fights back, meets Atiku

    National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has stepped up moves to save his job by reaching out to influential party members and stakeholders.

    Last Sunday, September 25, National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, wrote him an open letter where he alleged that Odigie-Oyegun colluded with mercenary forces to forge the delegates list used for the September 3 governorship primary of the party in Ondo State.

    Besides, Tinubu also accused him of subverting the decision […]

  • Tinubu’s outburst: Oyegun fights back

    Tinubu’s outburst: Oyegun fights back

    National Chairman,  the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun is fighting back following an allegation by the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, that he manipulated the September 3, 2016 Ondo State governorship primary. The election produced Chief Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN) as the party’s candidate.

    Odigie-Oyegun said yesterday that most of Tinubu’s accusations are untrue.

    Tinubu had in a statement sent out by his media office on Sunday called on the APC chair to resign, among other things. […]