A massive revolt seems to be brewing within the structures of the ruling All Progressives Congress, as governors refuse to comply with a directive issued by the party's National Executive Committee on the voting in primaries. Meanwhile, several governors are thought to be planning a mass defection to the former ruling People's Democratic Party.
Shehu Sani Kicks Against Kaduna APC's Adoption of Indirect Primaries
Premium Times, 6 September 2018
The Senator representing Kaduna Central district, Shehu Sani, has kicked against the adoption of indirect primaries by the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Read more »
Direct Primaries Stoke Discord in APC Ahead NEC
Leadership, 30 August 2018
There were indications yesterday that a fresh crisis is brewing in the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the party's decision to adopt direct primary election as a method of… Read more »
Highs and Lows of Nigerian Politics
Daily Trust, 29 August 2018
Perhaps there are low points in build-ups to momentous events in our politics that confuse simple folks who expect the tempo to rise inexorably to crescendo. If there are, they may… Read more »
Ruling Party Governors Opt for Indirect Primaries
Guardian, 6 September 2018
One after the other, state chapters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday announced their decision not to comply with the directive of the party's National Executive… Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari.
Six Ruling Party Governors Will Defect to Us Soon - Opposition
Premium Times, 5 September 2018
Nigeria's main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it has concluded discussions with six governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 27 of its… Read more »
APC's Direct Primaries - Govs, Aspirants Move Against Oshiomhole
Vanguard, 3 September 2018
Last week's decision of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to adopt direct elections for its forthcoming congresses and Presidential primaries has widened the gulf between… Read more »
APC Adopts Direct Primary For Presidential Ticket
Leadership, 31 August 2018
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has chosen the modus operandus for the emergence of its presidential candidate following its adoption of direct election for the presidential… Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he's not bothered about defection of some All Progressives Congress members to opposition political parties because the majority of Nigerians ... Read more »
Senate President Bukola Saraki has predicted that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the 2019 presidential elections and produce a new president for Nigeria, while the ... Read more »
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