INEC said the decision to extend the registration period was reached at commission’s meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners from all the states and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) which reviewed the nationwide exercise.
In a letter of resignation, dated Wednesday, July, 2018, addressed to the state chairman of the party, Terkula claimed the APC controlled federal government did not represent the interests and yearnings of the people of the state.
Governor Ayo Fayose says his life is being threatened by a Police helicopter hovering over the Government House. He described the development as a brazen show of naked force and abuse of power by the federal government.
Senator Shehu Sani has stated that the fortunes of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would be undermined at the 2019 general elections due to the arrogance of the Presidency and certain chieftains of the party.
The speakers at the event appreciated Governor Ugwuanyi for his commitment to the wellbeing of the people of Enugu State through his administration’s massive infrastructural development and other people-oriented programmes.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and former minister polled 197,459 votes while his closest rival, Professor Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had 178,121 votes, a margin of 19,338.
Senator Shehu Sani in an interview on Wednesday, July 18, said he and some other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been maltreated by the party and they are in talks with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Grassroots Mobilizers for Buhari (GMB) has appealed to the Reformed All Progressives Congress (R-APC) to drop a law suit it filed against the emergence of Adams Oshiomhole as the national chairman of the APC.
In addition to shutting down the Ekiti State Broadcasting Service (EBS), the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has said that if the television station fails to pay its fine within the set time, it will get a higher sanction.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state on Tuesday, July 7, shunned the invitation by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress for a meeting to reconcile him with his erstwhile political godfather, Senator George Akume.
The Coordinator, South-east caucus, National Committee of Buhari Support Group, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday said high powered meetings were being held to mobilise massive support for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bayelsa chapter, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari to accuse Governor Seriake Dickson of harassing and intimidating members of the party in Bayelsa state.
Senate president Bukola Saraki and some members of the National Assembly affiliated with the R-APC may dump the All Progressives Congress soon. Adams Oshiomhole has reportedly pleaded with the Senate president not to quit the APC.
Following reports that there were vote buyers during the just-concluded Ekiti governorship polls, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the INEC to prosecute such persons in two weeks.
The Grassroots Mobilizers for Buhari (GMB), a group that is allegiant to the president has said that the coalition of political sects with the help of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are scheming against his administration.
The national chairman of the All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole, has said the party has at no time shut out Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state from its fold. Oshiomhole has insisted that Ortom remains a member of APC.
The Imo state chief judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi, speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly, Acho Ihim and the Imo state House of Assembly have been dragged to court by the deputy governor of the state, Prince Eze Madumere.
He said the party’s constitution allows the use of both indirect (delegate system) and direct (participation of all card-carrying party members) in picking a candidate, adding that the direct primary as more democratic.
Reports have emerged that Senator Shehu Sani might have dropped his plans to contest for the 2019 governorship race in Kaduna state. A PDP source explained that if Senator Sani secures the deal, he would leave the APC for the PDP.
The deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuff, has described as devilish the method adopted by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the APC to pick the party’s candidate for the Osun state governorship poll.
A group has condemned a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, over comments he made on the 23 soldiers allegedly missing from an ambush by Boko Haram terrorists. It said Atiku's comment is a mockery of the current administration.
Twelve of the aspirants of the APC party, all from Osun West Senatorial District, on Tuesday, July 17, rejected direct primary option to elect the party’s candidate ahead of the September 22 governorship election in the state.