“Those who have not emerged this time also deserve commendation for their courage to step forward and contest. We believe their time would also come. This is the time to rally round the candidates to ensure overwhelming victory for the APC at the election. The conclusion of the exercise is a victory for APC. It’s our collective triumph.”
At the campaign, President Muhammadu Buhari; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; some prominent governors elected on the platform of the APC; and others heavyweights of the party were not at the rally.
The party had in a statement listed the absent party heavyweights as those to grace the event
The News Agency of Nigeria reports former Chief Justices of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi and Maryam Aloma Mukhtar, were also conferred with honorary doctorate degrees
Soyinka was also alleged to have said he would continue to stand by Tinubu no matter what.
The alleged tribute read in part: “I do not admire Tinubu because he is a saint. I do not admire Tinubu because he is from the South. I do not admire Tinubu because he is a Yoruba. If I want saints, I will proceed to heaven, not on earth. Every human is fallible. I admire Tinubu because he saved Nigeria from the danger of falling into a one-party state
Tinubu led a major bloc to partner with others, which culminated in the formation of the APC. Saraki joined hands with the renegades of the Peoples Democratic Party already in the fold
The Labour Party on Wednesday threw a big challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari to extend his probes to ex-President Olusegun…
Senator Dino Melaye on Sunday alleged that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and…
Speaking at the commissioning of the hospital project which was first conceptualized but abandoned over 25 years ago, Tinubu, who is also a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, said with the commissioning of the hospital and other projects in the state, Governor Oshiomhole has introduced infrastructural development revolution to Edo State
A prominent Lagos politician and the Chairman of Jabita Intercontinental Hotel, Chief (Hon) Rasheed Adewale Shitta-Bey will clock 80 years on September 16, 2014.
Poor Olisa Metuh. In him, we see a man who derives perverse enjoyment in publicly demonstrating that he occupies a position that is much too big for him. Through his own actions, he is found wanting. Through his own words, he shows that silence would be his best policy.
In recent weeks the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been rocked with a tidal wave of defection of a founding member in Chief Tom Ikimi and the party’s 2011 presidential candidate, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu to the party Nigerians loathe but can’t vote out of power at the centre, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP)
National Leader, All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has described as shocking and unbelievable the tragic death of veteran journalist, Dimgba Igwe of The Sun Newspapers.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned that the growing anti-democratic behaviour of the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) if not checked, could undermine the entire democratic structure.
According to him, the unprovoked attack on innocent citizens simply because they belong to another party is the height of political intolerance and heightens the doubts most Nigerians have about the ability of this government to guarantee free and fair elections in Ekiti, Osun and come 2015
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress and former Governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, said the demise of the Emir draws the curtain on one of the most peaceful and most progressive Emirship in the North and Nigeria at large
At the Onikan Stadium, Lagos to honour Otedola at a “Day of Tributes” organized in his honour by the Lagos State Government were former Governors Alhaji Lateef Jakande, Commodore Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd), and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu who was represented by former Deputy Governor, Prince Abiodun Ogunleye
Speaking at his residence in Ogba area of Lagos State, Hamzat stated that the report was nothing but the evil machinations of fifth columnists out to destroy not only the cordial relationship and the mutual respect that existed between him and Tinubu, but are also out to cause disaffection in the party ahead of the 2015 elections in the state
At the event, the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was represented by Idowu Ajanaku, while Senator Ajayi Boroffice, representing Ondo North Senatorial District, was the Special Guest of Honour
The PDP said Tinubu’s action was simply to fuel political crisis in Rivers State
“Mandela demonstrated to the world that the black man is of a higher conscience, strong conviction and brilliance, compassionate and able to master his destiny. That is part of what Mandela represented