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National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

Coronavirus: APC rebukes calls for Buhari to address nation

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned calls for President Muhammadu Buhari to address Nigerians since the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. The party, through its spokesperson, Lanre Issa-Onilu, said few Nigerians "want a President whose preoccupation is talking while the majority voted for a President who is…

APC Secretariat

APC Crisis: Party’s spokespersons engage in power tussle

The national spokesperson of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Lanre Issa-Onilu, has refuted a claim by his deputy that he resigned from his position due to an interim order issued by Sokoto State High Court. Based on this order of the High Court restraining the party from appointing or…

Some of the traders wares after eviction by the AEPB

Day after eviction by Abuja agency, traders return to ‘illegal market’

A day after they were chased away by a task force of the Federal Capital Territory Development Control and the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), food vendors, petty traders, and artisans on Friday returned to an open field in Wuse Zone 3, where they had been squatting for years. Officials…

Some of the traders wares after eviction by the AEPB

Traders lament as Abuja agency evicts them from rail corridor

Food vendors, petty traders, and artisans squatting on an open field in Wuse Zone 3, along Sultan Abubakar Way in Abuja, were left in anguish on Thursday as they were evicted by the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB). Taskforce officials of the agency arrived at the location at about 12…

The Deputy National Chairman (North), of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawal Shuaibu

APC Crisis: Shuaibu returns to secretariat, endorses Obaseki for reelection

A day after his suspension was lifted by the Adams Oshiomhole-led National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress APC, the deputy national chairman (North) of the party, Lawal Shuaibu, returned to the party secretariat on Wednesday after months of staying away. Mr Shuaibu had been at war with Mr…

Nigeria Human Rights

Abuja NBA tackles Kaduna court over Odinkalu’s trial

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has accused the Chief Magistrates Court in Kaduna of breach of procedure in a case filed by the Kaduna State Government against a former chairman of the Nigeria Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Chidi Odinkalu. In March 2019, the state government filed the case of injurious…

Adams Oshiomhole [Silverbird TV]

APC reverses suspension on two regional chairmen

In a bid to foster unity and douse the crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the National Working Committee of the party has reversed the suspension placed on two of its regional chairmen. The deputy national chairman (North), Lawal Shuaibu and the national vice chairman (North), Inuwa Abdulkadir,…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

APC Crisis: I’ve recognised my mistakes – Oshiomhole

After two weeks of a bitter power struggle in the All Progressives Congress (APC), the reinstated National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday toed the path of reconciliation, saying he is ready to work with party leaders, irrespective of ideological differences. A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Jabi on…

Osita Okechukwu

APC Crisis: 10 reasons Oshiomhole must go – Osita Okechukwu

The Director General of the Voice of Nigeria, Osita Okechukwu, has given reasons why he believes Adams Oshiomhole should not be allowed to continue as the national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Contrary to the stance of the APC national leader, Bola Tinubu, the VON DG, maintained…

Adams Oshiomhole [Silverbird TV]

APC calls fresh meeting after Buhari’s intervention

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, to be presided by its embattled national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. The meeting will hold at the party's national secretariat at noon, the party said in a statement Monday. The announcement came just…

President Muhammadu Buhari in a meeting with APC Governors

UPDATED: APC Crisis: NEC meeting postponed after Buhari’s intervention

The contentious meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed. The postponement was announced Monday by the Chairman of APC Governors Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, while briefing State House correspondents after he led APC governors…

Ovie Omo-Agege

APC Crisis: South-south leaders led by Omo-Agege declare support for Oshiomhole

Ahead of the controversial National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) slated for Tuesday, another group of leaders of the party in the South-South has passed a vote of confidence in the embattled National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. In a communique signed by the Deputy Senate President,…

AN APC leader, Former Lagos state governor, Bola Tinubu. [Photo credit: THISDAYLIVE]

APC Crisis: Tinubu declares support for Oshiomhole, says opponents planning for 2023

A leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has declared support for the embattled national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, over the crisis rocking the party. Mr Tinubu, in a statement he personally signed, also said those behind the crisis were preparing for the 2023 general election.…

APC Crisis: Bisi Akande speaks, says court cases harmful to party

The chairman of the reconciliation committee of Nigeria's ruling party, APC, Bisi Akande, has warned that the many court cases filed over disputes in the party are "harmful to the party in compound ways." Mr Akande stated this in a statement sent to journalists early on Sunday. PREMIUM TIMES reported…

Hope Uzodinma, Imo State Governor [Photo: PUNCH]

APC Crisis: We won’t allow Oshiomhole to be humiliated — Uzodinma

The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has alleged that those pushing for the ouster of the embattled APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, are working for the main opposition and "some leaders of the ruling party". He also pledged support for the national chairman and vowed to work against any…

Adams Oshiomhole [Silverbird TV]

APC Crisis: Buhari’s ministers want Oshiomhole replaced

Ministers from the South-south have endorsed the deputy national secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Victor Gaidom, to replace the embattled national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole. Four of the ministers attended a meeting of South-south leaders of the APC in Abuja on Thursday where the resolution was passed, PUNCH newspaper…

NIGERIA: Nigerian police force

How repentant bandits aided the rescue of kidnapped NYSC corp members – Police

The Nigerian Police have said the successful rescue attempt of four National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members was accomplished through the collaborative efforts of the repentant bandits and Nigerian Military personnel. Four corps members were kidnapped on March 9 along the Funtua-Gusau Road on their way to NYSC Orientation Camp,…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

APC Crisis: Court restrains Oshiomhole’s faction from disrupting NEC meeting

The Abuja High Court has restrained the pro-Oshiomhole faction of the National Working Committee of the ruling party, APC, from disrupting the controversially scheduled National Executive Committee (NEC). The meeting slated for March 17, 2020, was summoned by the party's assistant national secretary, Victor Gaidom, on Friday, to discuss the…

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomole Photo: DailyPost

Despite rising conflict, APC says party not in crisis

Despite the apparent crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in recent times, the party has maintained that its National Working Committee stays united. The crisis took a worse turn on Wednesday when its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, was suspended following a suit filed by some aggrieved members of…

APC logo used to illustrate the story.

APC Crisis: Why I took over party leadership after Oshiomhole’s suspension — Official

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress has taken a new dimension as one of the men claiming to be the party's acting national secretary has said he is authorised to take over the administration of the party. Victor Gaidom, the party's deputy national secretary, took over in interim…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

APC Crisis: No plan to hold NEC meeting yet – Officials

The drama within the APC continued to play out on Saturday as the National Working Committee of the party debunked the purported plan to hold an emergency National Executive Committee (NEC). The NWC members, including a controversial appointee, downplayed a well-circulated statement credited to the 'former' acting national secretary of…

APC Secretariat

APC Crisis: Police seal off party secretariat

Following the conflicting rulings by two courts over the status of Adams Oshiomhole as the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the crisis afterwards, the police has sealed off the party's national secretariat in Abuja. On Wednesday, Justice Danlami Senchi of the Abuja High Court, reacting to…

President Muhammadu Buhari

I can’t read Buhari to know if he’s okay with me – Oshiomhole

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has played down the possibility of President Muhammadu Buhari not being satisfied with his leadership. Mr Oshiomhole told journalists Thursday he had no way of knowing the president's perception of him, as he could not "read him." The APC…

Nigerian CSOs kick Against Social Media Bill

A Coalition of Civil Society Groups has rejected the Senate's move to hold a public hearing on the controversial Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations; and for Related matters Bill, 2019 (SB. 132). The bill was introduced in November last year by Muhammed Musa, a senator representing Niger East, to…

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole. [PHOTO CREDIT: ThisdayLIVE]

APC Crisis: Oshiomhole appeals suspension

The embattled national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has appealed the Abuja High Court's decision to suspend and deny him access to party's national secretariat of the party. Mr Oshiomhole was suspended on Wednesday following an application filed by Oluwale Afolabi in January before Justice Danlami…