The National Working Committee (NWC) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has rescheduled the proposed dates for the party’s primary elections. This was disclosed on Monday by the party in a letter addressed to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which stated that the party’s schedule of activities was adjusted due to “unforeseen circumstances”.
The Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari would transfer power to another democratically elected leader on May 29, 2023, regardless of the state of the nation. The Presidency’s reply was a result of recent comments by a senior lawyer, Chief Robert Clarke, in an Arise TV interview where he suggested that President Muhammadu Buhari remains in office for an extra six months to address insecurity.
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has opened up on why he left the PDP for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2014 and returned back in 2018. Tambuwal disclosed that it was never because he had a personal disagreement with any of former President Goodluck Jonathan or President Muhammadu Buhari, but with some of their policies.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirants was boosted by a new aspirant yesterday after Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi formally declared his interest in the race. speaking at a special thanksgiving service organised by the Rivers State Chapter of the APC at Adokiye Amesiamaka Stadium, Igwuurita-Ali in the state, Amaechi informed that his decision was borne out of concern for suffering Nigerians.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has assured organised labour and workers that the National Assembly will continue to partner with them and address issues the union is faced with. Lawan also called for a quick resolution to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) strike and other striking groups in the country.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) has fixed the presidential nomination and expression of interest form at N100 million. The party's national publicity secretary, Mr. Felix Morka announced this at the end of the 11th National Executive Meeting on Wednesday in Abuja. The presidential nomination form is N70 million, while the expression of interest form is N30 million.
Senator Abdullahi Adamu has emerged as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), about a year and nine months after the Adams Oshiomhole led National Working Committee (NWC) was dissolved. He was returned unopposed on Saturday at the party’s national convention held at the Eagle Square in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Adamu, a serving member of the Senate representing Nasarawa West and former governor of the state, is President Muhammadu Buhari’s choice for the job.