Congress for Progressive Change

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Jul 2nd, 2014
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By Okoi Obono-Obla On the 16th March, 2005, the then Governor of Ekiti State, Peter Ayodele Fayose and his Deputy, Mrs. Biodun Olujimi, were overwhelmingly impeached by the Ekiti State House of Assembly after they were found guilty of charges of corruption. In an ironic twist on the 21st June, 2014, ...
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May 29th, 2014
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– By Alkasim Abdulkadir Kano is Nigeria’s second largest city and the biggest in the northern half of the country. Traditionally a PDP stronghold, since its governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso decamped to the All Progressives Congress the ruling party has been struggling to make inroads in the state. The r...
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Aug 18th, 2013
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El-Rufai The Presidency on Saturday said 70 per cent of members of the newly registered All Progressives Congress were those the Peoples Democratic Party had rejected. The, APC, it added  was destined to fail because the emergence  was based on  personal hatred  for President Goodluck Jonathan even w...
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Aug 13th, 2013
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By GBENGA ARIYIBI ADO EKITI—Ado-Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State, stood still for several hours yesterday, as party faithful, interest groups and members of the public welcomed the newly registered mega- party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. The flag of the new party was launched and hoisted am...
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Aug 7th, 2013
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  Former Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd), | credits: File copy A veteran presidential candidate and a major stakeholder in the newly-registered All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) on Tuesday said the new party was determined to push out the ruling Peopl...
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Aug 4th, 2013
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  At last, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the merger of three main opposition parties and their allies to form a new one-All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the 2015 elections. DONALD OJOGO takes a look at the tough but successful move seen in many quarte...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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  Danjuma The newly registered All Progressives Congress has begun moves to  draft  a former Minister of Defence (retd.), General Theophilus Danjuma,  into the 2015 presidential election race, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. It was learnt that the North had foreclosed the possibility of getting the P...
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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  Chief Victor Umeh | credits: The All Progressive Grand Alliance has  threatened to sue the newly-registered All Progressives Congress and the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde  Fashola (SAN),  for  listing it in an advertorial as one of the four parties that merged to form the new party. The Nat...
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Jul 29th, 2013
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ALL Progressive Congress, APC, has vowed to occupy all public places including the  Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Abuja, the Federal Capital, and the National Assembly if after July 31, the electoral umpire refuses to register it as a political party. A so...
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Jul 27th, 2013
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EVEN as leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) plan to storm the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Monday, the electoral body, Saturday, said it is not under pressure to register the merger party. INEC’s chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said this while reactin...